Published more than sixty years following the author's death at Auschwitz, a remarkable story of life under the Nazi occupation includes two parts—"A Storm in June, " set amid the chaotic 1940 exodus from Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion, and "Dolce," set in a German-occupied provincial village rife with jealousy, resentment, resistance, and collaboration. 75,000 first printing.
The last living survivor of a 1911 sweatshop fire, 106-year-old Esther Gottesfeld passes away leaving numerous questions about the fire, which is investigated by her granddaughter Rebecca and a feminist historian with a personal agenda.
The Booker Prize-winning author of Amsterdam creates a richly textured coming-of-age novel, set in 1935 England, that follows thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis, who witness an event involving her sister Cecilia and her childhood friend Robbie Turner, as she becomes the victim of her own imagination, which tears her family apart and leads her on a lifelong search of truth and absolution. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 300,000 first printing.
While attempting to move his people—a group of psychic witches—to the New World, four-thousand-year-old Doro encounters Anyanwu, a woman who refuses to submit to his control
Growing up in a small Mississippi town in a family haunted by the murder of her brother, Robin, Harriet Cleve Dusfresnes lives in a world of her imagination, until, at the age of twelve, she decides to find Robin's murderer and exact her revenge.
In Victorian London, after his life is saved by a young physician, a thief utilizes the knowledge he gains in prison and from the scientific lectures he attends as the physician's case study exhibit to create a new, highly successful, double life for himself.In Victorian London, after his life is saved by a young physician, a thief uses the knowledge he gains in prison and from the scientific lectures he attends as the physician's case study exhibit to create a new, highly successful, double life for himself.
A mid-level diplomat assigned to the backwater Middle Eastern kingdom of Kutar in the mid-1980s, David Richards discovers the unintended consequences of American involvement in the continuous tribal conflict that troubles the country, when an error in judgment by an American military advisor leaves the capital city of Laradan at the mercy of a rebel force. 35,000 first printing.
In eight unforgettable stories, five of which previously appeared in The New Yorker, a son confronts his father's madness during a camping trip, two drifters share a ghostly vision of a young girl lost in an Iowa cornfield, a young writer battles for his sanity in a hospital psych ward, and more. By the author of The Point. 25,000 first printing.
In the Johannesburg township of Soweto, a young, black gangster in South Africa, who leads a group of violent criminals, slowly discovers the meaning of compassion, dignity, and his own humanity. Reprint. A South African film, releasing February 2006 by Miramax) (General Fiction)
Photographer Rai narrates the epic romance between his childhood friend, Ormus Cama, and singer Vina Apsara, Rai's sometime lover, revealingwith wisdom and humora world of passions, truths, death, and rock 'n' roll. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
An artist who teaches others but who has lost his own inspiration, German-born painter Danzig finds a muse in the person of a new model named Merav, the Israeli-born granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, but before they can create a new future for themselves, both artist and model must come to terms with the past. 25,000 first printing. Reader's Guide available.
Eighteen-year-old Ahmad, the son of an Irish-American mother and long-gone Egyptian father, is contemptuous of the self-indulgent society surrounding him, and devoted to the teachings of Islam, becomes drawn into an insidious terrorist plot.