A poignantly dark comedy follows a 1970s Californian businessman who takes wing as a fledgling smuggler.
A quest for a miracle drug, a mysterious rainforest tribe, and a murder in the Amazon combine in a heady story of adventure and self-discovery.
A grieving family and an escaped bear find unexpected connections on a Scottish island.
In which a mysterious head wound leads a man on a dreamlike odyssey of interwoven tales.
The true story of a Holocaust survivor turned Carmelite monk is refashioned into a moving tale that "makes the improbable believable."
One of the Wild West's most mythic figures, imagined into life again.
A story of a World War I sniper's dreams of glory, and the terrible reality of combat.
The tale of a socialite's murder occasions a last, loving look around the beloved and disappearing newsroom.
A comic novel follows the flight of a young Indian woman from village to metropolis.
War in the Philippines, gold fever in the Yukon, and an assassin's plot are woven together in a cinematic turn-of-the-century saga.
Shakespeare's fairies work
their magic on lovers in a San Francisco park.
A poignant tale of love
lost and found between rough New York streets and the moneyed New Jersey
lost Shakespeare play may be an elaborate con, or a father's mysterious
in an office of IRS auditors, David Foster Wallace's posthumously published
book is a novel about boredom that's filled with surprise.
When a Korean matriarch
goes missing her family is turned upside down.
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