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    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this novel about a resilient and courageous woman has become a Broadway show and a cultural phenomenon. A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick.

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    The "wise, wildly funny story" of a self-destructive writer's lost weekend by a Pulitzer Prize–winning, New York Times–bestselling author (Chicago Tribune).

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    By José Saramago

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    From the Nobel Prize-winning author: "A capacious, funny, threatening novel" of wandering souls and political upheaval in 1930s Portugal (The New York Times Book Review).

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    By José Saramago

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    By José Saramago

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    From a Nobel Prize winner: "A psychological, even metaphysical thriller that will keep you turning the pages...with growing alarm and alacrity." —The Seattle Times

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    By José Saramago

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    A wealthy painter falls in love with an illiterate Pennsylvania farm girl in this novel from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Good Earth.

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    By Penelope Fitzgerald

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    "A delectable comedy of manners" set in 1950s Florence, by the Booker Prize–winning author of Offshore (The Boston Globe).

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    Human Voices

    By Penelope Fitzgerald

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    A British radio station struggles through the London blitz, in a "wonderful" novel of World War II England (A.S. Byatt), by a veteran of the BBC.

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    By Joyce Carol Oates

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    Eight stories from the author of A Book of American Martyrs that display her "mastery of imagery and stream of consciousness" (Kirkus Reviews).

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    By Joyce Carol Oates

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    A schoolmistress's summer vacation is ruined—or is it?—in this delightful English village tale.

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    A Peaceful Retirement

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    A retired teacher discovers her talent for writing, opening a new and exciting chapter in her life—and bringing to a close her stories of life in the timeless English village of Fairacre.

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    An English village scrambles to prepare for a big anniversary: "If you've ever enjoyed a visit to Mitford, you'll relish a visit to Fairacre." —Jan Karon.

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    By Hubert Selby Jr.

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    From the the acclaimed author of Last Exit to Brooklyn come these fifteen stories of love and despair, destiny and dumb luck, and the small tragedies and poignant victories of the unremarkable inhabitants of a heartless city.

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    #1 New York Times bestselling author: On a lazy afternoon in 1964, an ordinary man reflects on his life—from his Jewish immigrant parents to his service in WWII to the decisons he's made in love.

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    Two Weeks in Another Town

    By Irwin Shaw

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    A New York Times bestseller: This novel from the author of Rich Man, Poor Man follows a struggling actor who's offered what seems like a dream job—including two weeks on location in Rome—but turns out to be far from what he expected.

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    The Hothouse by the East River

    By Muriel Spark

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    Touched by madness and haunted by a secret past, Paul and Elsa's relationship reveals that there can be no normality for people who witnessed the worst of war.

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    A sumptuous novel of an art-world aficionado moving between London and Venice to escape one lover and seek out another.

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    By Muriel Spark

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    By Lawrence Durrell

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    Praised by Life as among the "most discussed and widely admired serious fiction of our time," Clea carries on Durrell's assured and unwavering style, and stands as a resounding masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction.

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    The deeply affecting second novel of the Alexandria Quartet, which boldly questions perception and the nature of contemporary love.

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    By Lawrence Durrell

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    Rates of Exchange

    By Malcolm Bradbury

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    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: In this comedic novel, an English professor collides with disaster at the peak of the Cold War.

    Rates of Exchange

    By Malcolm Bradbury

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    By William Goldman

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    An "extraordinary" novel of five friends coming of age and trying to find creative fulfillment in 1960s Manhattan, from the New York Times bestselling author of the novels that inspired the films The Princess Bride and Marathon Man (Plain Dealer).

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    By William Goldman

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    By Upton Sinclair

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    A wealthy dowager confronts the brutality of the class system and fights for justice in this dramatic account of the Sacco and Vanzetti case.

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    A southern senator's daughter reveals a secret that will shake her family and their town to its core, in this novel by a New York Times–bestselling author.

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    By Eileen Goudge

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    A timely novel of a Polish-Jewish immigrant's struggle against all odds for an American identity—beginning with a necessary lie at Ellis Island.

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    By Elyce Wakerman

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    A Small Circus

    By Hans Fallada

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    A small German town edges into fascism in a novel by the bestselling author of Alone in Berlin: "So terribly genuine, it is frightening."—Kurt Tucholsky

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    By Hans Fallada

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    By Garfield Ellis

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    "A fast-paced story of father and son, packed with misadventures and set against the backdrop of contemporary Jamaica" (Kirkus Reviews).

    The Angels' Share

    By Garfield Ellis

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    This detective story set in a dystopian New York stars "a seriously weird dude...A good time for fans of the likes of Charlie Huston and Charles Stross" (Kirkus Reviews).

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    By Nathan Larson

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    By Nina Solomon

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    "Fans of Sarah Dessen and Mary Kay Andrews will enjoy this grown-up Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a story of risk, reward, loss, and love" (Booklist).

    The Love Book

    By Nina Solomon

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    This tale of a singer's kidnapping in 1920s Harlem is "the best kind of historical mystery" (Lee Child).

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    By Persia Walker

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    A police sharpshooter with Asperger's syndrome is tasked with cleaning up the streets of Mumbai in this "gripping thriller" (Booklist).

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    By V. Sanjay Kumar

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    From the award-winning author: A "wonderfully ambitious" novel of West Africa, told through the struggles and dreams of four extraordinary women (The Guardian).

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    By Aminatta Forna

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    This collection by the author of Airships and Bats Out of Hellexplores lost moments in time with intensity, emotion, and an eye to the past.

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    Long, Last, Happy

    By Barry Hannah

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    A definitive, career-spanning, best-of tribute to a master of the modern American short story, featuring work from his final unpublished collection.

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    By Barry Hannah

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    Say Her Name

    By Francisco Goldman

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    Inspired by the author's own experience, this is "a beautiful love story, and an extraordinary story of loss" (Colm Toibin).

    Say Her Name

    By Francisco Goldman

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    By J. P. Donleavy

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    The sexual odyssey of a hopeless romantic from the author of the legendary bestseller The Ginger Man—"a comic writer rivaling Waugh and Wodehouse" (Life).

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    By J. P. Donleavy

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    From the esteemed author of the classics The Painted Bird and Being Therecomes this award-winning novel about one man's sexual and sensual experiences, the fabric from which his life has been woven.

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    By Josh Weil

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    The three linked novellas that comprise Josh Weil's masterful debut bring us into America's remote and often unforgiving backcountry, and delicately open up the private worlds of three very different men as they confront love, loss, and their own personal demons.

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    Kathleen Winter's luminous debut novel is a deeply affecting portrait of life in an enchanting seaside town and the trials of growing up unique in a restrictive environment.

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    A Quiet Life

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    This classic work of world literature by the 1994 Japanese Nobel laureate is a devastating and moving blend of memoir and fiction...Narrated by Ma-chan, a twenty-year-old woman, who finds herself suddenly the head of the household and at the center of family relationships that "are movingly illuminated" (The New York Times).

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    I Married You for Happiness

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    A "captivating" portrait of a long marriage and a meditation on how chance can affect life from the National Book Award winner (The Washington Post).

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    By Lily Tuck

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    "Carl Hiaasen, meet Hannibal Lecter" in this comedy about a vengeful Hawaiian chef, his greedy rivals, and some very bad table manners (Kirkus Reviews).

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    By Mark Haskell Smith

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    In this "profound, daring" tale of loss and faith, a woman haunted by tragedy begins to find healing in the waters—and love—that surround her (San Francisco Chronicle).

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    By Patricia Engel

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    Penelope Lively introduces the reader to slivers of the everyday world that are not always open to observation, as she delves into the minutiae of her characters' lives in this story collection.

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    By Penelope Lively

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    Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the eighties and nineties, Koolaids mines the chaos of contemporary experience, telling the stories of characters who can no longer love or think except in fragments.

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    The Witches on the Road Tonight

    By Sheri Holman

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    "This richly layered novel" from the acclaimed author of The Dress Lodger explores Americana, witchcraft, love, and betrayal (People, starred review).

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    By Sheri Holman

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    Everyday People

    By Stewart O'Nan

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    Stewart O'Nan's critically acclaimed novel brings together the stories of the people of an African American Pittsburgh neighborhood during one fateful week in the early fall of 1998.

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    By Stewart O'Nan

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    By Aaron Gwyn

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    When Corporal Elijah Russell's superb horsemanship is revealed during a firefight in northern Iraq, the young army Ranger is assigned to an elite Special Forces unit preparing to stage a secret mission in eastern Afghanistan.

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    By Amy Parker

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    Linked stories exploring the dark heart of the American family: "Electrifying, daring...sure to appeal to fans of Karen Russell and Lorrie Moore " (Booklist, starred review).

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    By Amy Parker

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    Home Remedies

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    A startling collection of stories peopled by Christian fundamentalists traversing various stages and crises of belief, grappling with intimacies that feel like an anxious mix of longing and repulsion, relating to one another in an uneasy balance of eagerness and wariness.

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    By Angela Pneuman

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    Red Ant House

    By Ann Cummins

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    Hypnotic short stories of life in the Southwest that "emanate suspense, inspiring page-turning tension" (The Washington Times).

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    By Christopher Coake

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    Short fiction about love in the face of mortal threats, in a prize-winning collection by the author of You Came Back.

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    By Christopher Coake

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    Grass Roof, Tin Roof

    By Dao Strom

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    A Vietnamese family flees its war-torn home and resettles in California, in a novel that offers a "brilliant exploration of exile, loss, and identity" (Robert Olen Butler).

    Grass Roof, Tin Roof

    By Dao Strom

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    Trieste

    By Dasa Drndic

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    In Italy, an elderly mother awaits a reunion with the son stolen from her by the Nazis—"A darkly hypnotic kaleidoscope of a book" (The Jewish Daily Forward).

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    The Return of Captain John Emmett

    By Elizabeth Speller

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    A man investigates the deaths of his fellow veterans in this "haunting and beautifully written" novel of post–World War I England (C. S. Harris, author of the Sebastian St. Cyr Mysteries).

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    By Elizabeth Speller

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    Work Shirts for Madmen

    By George Singleton

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    A quirky tale of a hard-drinking artist who's ruined his reputation as one of the South's preeminent commissioned metal sculptors, and how his desperate turn to ice sculpting might've led to a posse of angry politicians on his trail—by an author who "writes about the rural South without sentimentality...but with plenty of sharp-witted humor" (NPR Morning Edition).

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    By George Singleton

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    The Hidden Letters of Velta B.

    By Gina Ochsner

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    "A beautifully spun tale" set in a tiny town in Latvia—"an astonishing alchemy of history, romance, and fable" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

    The Hidden Letters of Velta B.

    By Gina Ochsner

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    Last Flight of Jos� Luis Balboa

    By Gonzalo Barr

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    Set in vibrant, multicultural Miami, The Last Flight of José Luis Balboa is an absorbing debut collection of short stories from a gifted writer.

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    By Gonzalo Barr

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    A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the unforgettable story of a brutal murder in a small town and the devastating events that follow.

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    By Howard Frank Mosher

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    Next Life Might Be Kinder

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    This haunting story of love and the aftermath of a murder is "a complex literary novel and a page-turner that's impossible to put down" (Minneapolis Star-Tribune).

    Next Life Might Be Kinder

    By Howard Norman

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    The Heart You Carry Home

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    A novel about men returning from war, and the women who love them, by "a young writer full of energy and promise" (Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach).

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    By Jennifer Miller

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    This "extraordinary" novel of one man's border crossing reveals "a human history of sorrow and suffering, all of it beginning with the thirst to be free" (NPR).

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    By John Vaillant

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    This "luminous, meditative novel on the boundaries between childhood, adulthood, and old age" follows one day in the lives of three generations of women (Entertainment Weekly).

    Like Normal People

    By Karen E. Bender

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    When Mountains Walked

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    Two generations of women struggle with love—and journey to remote corners of the world—in this "remarkably passionate and engaging" novel (San Francisco Chronicle).

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    By Kate Wheeler

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    Tom O'Kane has always looked up to his brother, Charlie, latching onto him as a surrogate father as soon as he arrived in America from County Mayo. Charlie is the American Dream personified: an immigrant who worked his way up from beat cop to mayor of New York. But what if Charlie isn't as wonderful as he seems?

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    By Laura Kasischke

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    Leila Murray is the novel's narrator - young, married, living in a small town, and working in a motel as a receptionist, then as a prostitute.

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    By Laura Kasischke

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    By Louis Auchincloss

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    A New York Times–bestselling author puts a modern twist on the Nathaniel Hawthorne classic with this novel of wealthy 1950s society.

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    By Louis Auchincloss

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    The Anniversary and Other Stories

    By Louis Auchincloss

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    From a New York Times–bestselling author: A collection of short fiction "reminiscent of the work of Henry James and Edith Wharton" (Library Journal).

    The Anniversary and Other Stories

    By Louis Auchincloss

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    The Curse of the Appropriate Man

    By Lynn Freed

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    These fourteen short stories, written over the past ten years but never before collected, deal with the struggles between mothers and their wayward daughters, the often preposterous bonds that tie men and women together, and the complex games masters and servants play with one another.

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    By Lynn Freed

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    The Middle Ground

    By Margaret Drabble

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    A "marvelous" novel about a woman's psychological battle with the realities of midlife (The New York Times Book Review).

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    By Margaret Drabble

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    A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman

    By Margaret Drabble

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    Short fiction from "a fastidious chronicler of the vagaries of women's lives in England since the early nineteen-sixties" (Joyce Carol Oates, The New Yorker).

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    By Margaret Drabble

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    By Mark Slouka

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    Overhearing Czech fairy tales and family stories while growing up in postwar New York, an American-born son of Czech immigrants travels to Prague, hoping to piece together his mother's hidden past—leading to this "almost unbearably poignant work...a penetrating, beautifully composed novel" (Booklist).

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    By Mark Slouka

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    By Mary Beth Keane

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    Greta Cahill never believed she would leave her village in the west of Ireland until she found herself on a ship bound for New York, along with her sister Johanna and a boy named Michael Ward. Labeled a "softheaded goose" by her family, Greta discovers that in America she can fall in love, raise her own family, and earn a living.

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    By Mary Beth Keane

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    By Natalie Serber

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    Short stories that are "achingly true to life when it comes to the many ways mothers and daughters grow together and apart, over and over again" (O, The Oprah Magazine).

    Shout Her Lovely Name

    By Natalie Serber

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    Night in Shanghai

    By Nicole Mones

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    This novel of an American musician caught up in the dangers of 1930s China is "historical fiction at its best" (Alan Cheuse, NPR's All Things Considered).

    Night in Shanghai

    By Nicole Mones

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    Stillwater

    By Nicole Helget

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    Fraternal twins separated at birth survive the Northern Minnesota frontier in this "wonder of a novel, rich in history, humor and heart." (Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon).

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    By Paula Champa

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    A novel of strangers connected across time, through a car that is so much more than a car, it asks us what should be preserved, what memories to trust, and whether or not some of the legacies we hold most dear—including that grand contraption, the automobile—can be made new again.

    The Afterlife of Emerson Tang

    By Paula Champa

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    By Peter Ho Davies

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    These are stories in which small lives are affected by consequential events. In the heartbreaking title story, a rural community in North Wales copes with the accidental death of a child and learns the reaches of guilt.

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    By Peter Ho Davies

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    This novel of sorrow and suspense, set in rural Montana, is "a complex and powerful story—put Black River on the must-read list" (The Seattle Times).

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    An "engaging" novel of hardship, danger, and frontier adventure in the Oklahoma Territory at the end of the nineteenth century (Publishers Weekly).

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    By Speer Morgan

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    Nine Kinds of Naked

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    "Part quirky love story, part philosophical manifesto, and part metaphysical mystery...right at home with the works of Tom Robbins and Christopher Moore" (Sacramento Book Review).

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    By Ward Just

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    Tommy Ogden, a Gatsbyesque character living outside robber-baron-era Chicago, declines to give his wife money to commission a bust of herself and announces instead his intention to endow a boys' school. Ogden's decision reverberates years later in the life of Lee Goodell, whose coming of age is at the heart of Ward Just's emotionally potent new novel.

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    By Ward Just

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    The Eastern Shore

    By Ward Just

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    A novel about journalism and one man's moral choices, "evoking the rhythms of Ernest Hemingway's early fiction...A quietly affecting, mournful achievement" (Richmond Times-Dispatch).

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