Nobel Laureate José Saramago's playful tale takes a trip through 16th-century Europe on a pachyderm's back.
A metafictional foray into writing and not writing, by a novelist writing what she knows.
Encryption and early 20th-century technology provide the Pynchon-esque atmosphere for this ambitious, adventurous novel.
The author of Water for Elephants returns with a captivating novel about a "lively, witty, warm-hearted and sharp" sextet of bonobos.
In his first novel in nine years, the author of The Corrections delivers another powerfully observant American family saga.
The masterpiece of a 20th-century Swedish historical novelist who belongs in the company of Dumas, Sabatini, and Patrick O'Brian.
Two novels set in the Second World War reveal the sly yet shocking storytelling genius of Nevil Shute (1899-1960).
In the new novel from the author of Out Stealing Horses, grief and comedy share the stage.
An Argentinean author's reimagining of the detective thriller as a smorgasbord of false documents, with the reader as detective meant to tie the clues together.
An urgent moral fable set in Nazi-occupied Holland, Keilson's novel proves that even death guaranteed no escape from the terror of the war.
A hard-boiled novel based on the mysterious disappearance of Judge Crater.
A novel of life in the kitchen yields a sumptuous feast for readers.
A tale of love's labors in a New York of the near future, from the celebrated comic novelist.
Rare books outbid giant redwoods, stock prices soar and dive, and two sisters pursue happiness in a Sense and Sensibility for the digital age.
An ineffectual plot to kill the Kremlin’s viceroy Warsaw provides the impetus for this antic comic novel by a contemporary Polish master.
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