Set in the 1870s, Edith Wharton examines the American elite culture on the East Coast. Newland Archer is a lawyer and heir to one of New York City's most prominent families. He is arraigned to be...
Author: Wharton, EdithSummary:
Author: Donoghue, EmmaSummary:
To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It's where he was born, where he and his Ma eat and play and learn. But to Ma, it's the prison where she's been held for seven years...
Author: Klein, NaomiSummary:
The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market”...
Author: Dekker, TedSummary:
A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it...
Author: Meyer, StephenieSummary:
An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without...
Author: Carcaterra, LorenzoSummary:
Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collection of short and sizzling masterpieces of kisses and kiss-offs, gams and gats, published for the first time anywhere. In "Third Party," Jay...
Author: Haslett, AdamSummary:
"Haslett is one of the country's most talented writers, equipped with a sixth sense for characterization."--Wall Street Journal "Ambitious and stirring ... With Imagine Me Gone...
Author: Zailckas, KorenSummary:
From earliest experimentation to habitual excess to full-blown abuse, twenty-four-year-old Koren Zailckas leads us through her experience of a terrifying trend among young girls, exploring how...
Author: Fogel, SusannaSummary:
Told entirely in letters to a heroine we never meet, Nuclear Family is a comedic novel about a fractured family of New England Jews and their discontents.