The latest novel from Jane Smiley anatomizes a marriage in an era of tumultuous change.
A sparkling, sprawling comedy of a square peg in a family of screwballs.
Sue Miller's novel puts old friends on a collision course.
The award-winning novelist spins a tale of mismatched master and servant, lost in America.
A Qatari computer whiz tries to reprogram himself as an American financial genius.
The award-winning philosopher and writer on science branches out with a unique work of fiction.
A self-consciously tangled work of fiction follows a labyrinthine path in pursuit of the nature of love.
A near-future thriller set in a Russia both familiar and strange.
An ambitious new novel recreates the chaos of jungle combat in Vietnam -- from one who took part.
An enigmatic tragedy is the catalyst for this tale of a girl's negotiation of her multi-ethnic identity.
From the author of Atonement and Saturday, a darkly comic take on modern science and climate change.
A woman's battle with cancer resonates with a wider sense of crisis over health care.
A new edition of Ralph Ellison’s unfinished second novel, a monumental story of politics and violence in America.
A tale of desperation, betrayal, fatherhood and fundraising.
A funeral director's tales of death, and life.
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