Literary Fiction

The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver

THE LACUNA is a historical novel with a main character whose young life floats between his father's United States and his mother's Mexico, where he meets legends like Leon Trotsky, Diego Rivera, and Frida Kahlo. Later, he lives through one of the darkest eras in American history, and makes a bold decision that changes...

Flight Behavior Barbara Kingsolver
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Unsheltered Barbara Kingsolver

UNSHELTERED is the story of Willa, a middle aged woman who, in a attempt to get funding to fix up her shoddy old home, learns about the history of her town and especially about a former resident from the 1880's, Thatcher Greenwood. The story then shifts back and forth between Willa and Thatcher, drawing parallels...

The Exiles Christina Baker Kline

THE EXILES tells the story of three women from disparate worlds who are all forced to Van Diemen's Land, a British penal colony in 1840's Australia. Told with beautiful prose and sharp insight, Baker paints a striking portrait of life in Australia as harsh and unforgiving, but also where new lives can be forged, while...

Eveningland Michael Knight

EVENINGLAND: STORIES is a dazzling collection of short fiction that has been hailed across America as one of the best of its genre.

 

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At Briarwood School for Girls Michael Knight

AT BRIARWOOD SCHOOL FOR GIRLS is the story of a young woman at an all-girls boarding school in 1994...

Soil Jamie Kornegay

SOIL is a dark, disturbing, and magnificent work a from powerful new Southern voice. Set in the Mississippi Delta, it's reminiscent of William Gay - at his maturity.

 

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To Be a Man: Stories Nicole Krauss

TO BE A MAN: STORIES is a marvelous collection from a contemporary master. Krauss runs the gamit of thorny connections between men and women, illustrating the forces that drive human existance. The reader will greedily digest tales of sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery and growing older.  ...

A Gambler's Anatomy Jonathan Lethem

A GAMBLER'S ANATOMY is a whopper of an entertaining story about an "amateur" player traveling the world winning huge sums at swanky backgammon  tables - until his luck turns.

 

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The Feral Detective Jonathan Lethem

THE FERAL DETECTIVE is a mystery written by one of our greatest prosists, and his first in nearly two decades. It is the story of an eccentric gumshoe hired by a young spitfire of a woman to find her friend's missing daughter, and the bizarre adventures that the search leads them on.

 

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