A groundbreaking feminist classic from 1950s Uruguay, The Naked Woman was met with scandal and outrage because of its erotic content, cynicism, and stylistic ingenuity. The novel follows Rebeca Linke's ardent, ultimately tragic, attempt to free herself from a hostile society.
Surprised by her new boyfriend's jumbotron proposal at a Dodgers game, Nikole is rescued from the public humiliation of having to say no by a handsome LA doctor in this new novel from the author of The Wedding Date.
Months of therapy in a San Francisco marriage counselor's office trace the crises that are threatening a family and the efforts of a therapist who would help them overcome self-imposed obstacles. By the author of The Paper Chase.
The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud.
An ode to kindness, sacrifice, and the power of small things traces the experiences of adventurous Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they embark on a road trip across Japan to visit three old friends.
In late 1997, a teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange landscape where the ruins of battle drones litter the countryside, along with the trash of a high-tech consumerist society addicted to a virtual-reality system.
Traces the experiences of a woman whose efforts to protect her family from sudden unemployment are shaped by the story of an ostracized 19th century science teacher connected to her by their home in the community of Vineland, New Jersey.
In this last rock-and-roll novel, musicians are being murdered onstage in the middle of their sets by crazed fans and Xenie, a young woman repulsed by this epidemic of violence, is drawn into the mystery.
A follow-up to The Essex Serpent finds Helen, an English translator working in Prague, disregarding an obscure local monster legend before a friend's disappearance reveals that Helen is being watched.
Unexpectedly chosen to be a family manservant, an eleven-year-old Barbados sugar-plantation slave is initiated into a world of scientific inquiry and dignity before a devastating betrayal propels him throughout the world in search of his true self.