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.
An anniversary edition of a collection of interconnected fictional stories follows the members of an American platoon fighting in the Vietnam War, in a book that mirrors the author's own wartime experiences.
The stories of a Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States' entrance into World War II, a meeting shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter.
The maze-like streets of New York at the dawn of the mechanical age are the setting, as an unlikely duo find themselves wrestling with the nature of history, technology, and the unfolding of time itself. An incredibly original, intelligent love story.
The riveting and cinematic story of a young artist's awakening and her enduring love for a professional boxer. Set in East Hampton, New York, in the 1970s through the moneyed, high-pressured Manhattan of the 1980s.
Relocating with their parents to a small coastal village when war threatens their capital, Max and Alicia are astonished to encounter the ghost of the previous owner's son, whose drowning death is tied to a diabolical shadow being. By the best-selling author of Shadow of the Wind.
Octogenarian Alice, who as a child inspired Lewis Carroll's famous Wonderland character, looks back on a life marked by an implacable mother, her halcyon days in Oxford, and the sons who went off to war.
Scraping out an existence as a New York bus porter, recovering addict and suicide cult survivor Ricky Rice is inducted into a band of paranormal investigators who share his experience of having heard voices that may have a divine source.
Golden Richards, a polygamist with four wives and twenty-eight children, has a midlife crisis affair that threatens to destroy his family's future.
While recovering in the hospital, Lisbeth Salander enlists the aid of journalist Mikael Blomkvist to prove her innocent of three murders and identify the corrupt politicians who have allowed her to suffer. Translated by Reg Keeland.
Discovering in childhood a supernatural ability to taste the emotions of others in their cooking, Rose Edelstein grows up to regard food as a curse when it reveals everyone's secret realities. By the Pushcart-winning author of An Invisible Sign of My Own. Reprint. A best-selling book.
Pits Shakespeare's most famous heroes, including Hamlet, Juliet, and Othello, against such menacing villains as Richard III and Lady Macbeth in an epic adventure to find and kill a reclusive wizard named William Shakespeare.
In a mountainside castle in Italy, during the long, hot summer of 1970, Keith Nearing struggles to twist feminism and women's ascendency toward his own ends, leading him to actions that have repercussions that catch up to him in the twenty-first century.