While teaching in a tiny fisherman's village in the far north of the arctic circle, 18-year-old writer Karl Ove finds his life taking a dark turn when his drinking results in blackouts, his attempts at losing his virginity end in humiliation and shame, and he develops romantic feelings towards one of his students.
A private investigator's routine surveillance case in a flooded, post-apocalypse New York City leads to the discovery of a secret treasure from the past that numerous adversaries would kill to acquire. By the author of All Men of Genius.
From the award-winning novelist and short story writer Maile Meloy, Devotion: A Rat Story is an exquisitely unsettling tale about a young single mother whose new home becomes a kind of nightmare she must resolve on her own.
This novel traces the impact of childhood trauma on the lives of a beautiful multiracial woman, the man she loves, and an abused white girl who looks to her for help.
The Library of America is publishing a collection of four of Ross Macdonald's 1950s novels. Macdonald is a member of the founding American hard-boiled detective fiction masters. Edited by Tom Nolan.
Environmental lawyer Jay Porter takes one last case on behalf of the community of Pleasantville only to become embroiled in its shadowy politics, a disturbing education in how far those in power are willing to go to win.