Balzac's incisive story of wealth, desire, and fraud has never been more timely.
Spouses are for sale in the first volume of a new dystopian-future series.
A classic of Russian science fiction resurfaces.
The author of Naked Lunch led a life as darkly outrageous as his fiction.
A pair of damaged souls try to knit together worlds unraveled by circumstance.
Two new works of personal and public history from young writers share a powerful sense of place.
On the trail of a man who should be ten years dead, the victims multiply.
The question of American slavery exploded into open war in 1861 -- but the deeper conflict was already a century old.
The author of Fatherland and Pompeii sets his time machine for the Paris of the Dreyfus Affair.
What can new analysis teach us about the secret history of a 2,500-year old monument?
Comic fiction from the actor and writer unveils a restless mind at work.
From a new collection of literary criticism comes the acerbic growl of a fiery comic mind.
Why the most exciting moment in a romance is also the toughest.
A whimsical protest in Russia earned three women the wrath of the government -- and a chance at heroism.
A true story of escape and survival in World War II Burma is also a tale of pachyderm heroism.
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