When a radical lawyer's stroke reveals cracks in his forty-year marriage to his wife, their three children struggle with their own life challenges; from Rosa, who is pressured to commit to orthodox Judaism; to Karla, who is tempted away from an unhappy marriage; to Lenny, who battles drug addiction. 75,000 first printing.
A volume of linked stories describes the intertwined lives of landowners and their retainers on the Gurmani family farm in Pakistan, in a collection that explores such themes as culture, class power, and desire.
Coming of age on Martha's Vineyard surrounded by a wildly dysfunctional family including his philandering father, incorrigible brother, and radical activist mother, Collie grapples for a sense of belonging in the face of a painful loss. A first novel.
Ivor Tesham, a member of Parliament on track for higher office, begins a passionate affair with Hebe, the wife of a colleague, but when a mock kidnapping goes terribly wrong and results in murder, he becomes trapped in a dangerous game of his own making.
Working with Jaden, the school reporter, to get the behind-the-scenes story on the youth championship baseball team, Josh's suspicions of steroid use among the players result in a confrontation with a dangerous man who makes it clear he isn't happy about the questions being asked.
A satirical adventure starring would-be hero Captain Freedom finds him losing his job in the wake of a disastrous dinner party and enlisting the aid of a life coach to figure out what went wrong, from his quest for a sidekick and his battles against software pirates to his unappreciated efforts to save the world.
Follows the lives of two young men bound by family, responsibility, inertia, and the ties of home to a dying Pennsylvania steel town, who dream of a future beyond that of the abandoned steel mills, deserted houses, factories, and pollution that rules the world they know, in a debut novel about loyalty, friendship, unrest, and redemption. 40,000 first printing.
Twin brothers born from a secret love affair between an Indian nun and a British surgeon in Addis Ababa, Marion and Shiva Stone come of age in Ethiopia, where their love for the same woman drives them apart.