TRAJECTORY is a collection of four expansive stories chock full of Richard Russo's trademark humor.
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|Chances Are...||Richard Russo||
CHANCES ARE... features three old friends who met in college durings the 60s, all with very...
|The Chilbury Ladies' Choir||Jennifer Ryan||
THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.
|Lincoln in the Bardo||George Saunders||
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO won the Man Booker Prize as the best English language work of fiction. It is George Saunders' first novel, and a unique look at the tragedy of President Abraham Lincoln's loss of his young son Willie. The format and story line is displayed in a form invented by the brilliant Saunders....
|The Distance Home||Paula Saunders||
THE DISTANCE HOME takes place in the stark, rolling fields of the author's home state of South Dakota. Set during the Baby Boom years of post-war America, it examines the relationship between ever-achieving sister Rene, shy and sweet brother Leon, and their slowly distancing parents. Both sharp and tender in turn, this...
|The Kept||James Scott||
THE KEPT is a dramatic, powerful and violent tale, told with a unique brilliance. Set in upstate New York in 1897, a teenager and his mother set out to avenge the murders of their family members. James Scott writes in a style reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless...
|The Secret Wisdom of the Earth||Christopher Scotton||
SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH gives the reader a warm and wonderful story of the bonding of a boy and his grandfather, side-by-side with a large coal company's disregard for the community's environment. Throw in a hate crime and you'll have one of our all-time favorite books and best sellers. This title has been...
|The Women in the Castle||Jessica Shattuck||
THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE is one of the great World War Two novels that gives the reader a new perspective - from three German women of different political persuasions surviving unimaginable hardships. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the...
|Mid-Air: Two Novellas||Victoria Shorr||
MID - AIR depicts the inner lives of complex characters in two novellas, narrating the rise of one family and the fall of another.
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|Early Warning||Jane Smiley||
EARLY WARNING follows a remarkable family through mid-century America as all the social revolutions affect each member differently. As each generation leaves the Iowa farmland for Washington, DC, California and elsewhere, each confronts their own fate be it Vietnam, the Peoples Temple in San Francisco or all the other...