In a follow-up to What Belongs to You, set in Sofia, Bulgaria — a landlocked city in Southern Europe — an American teacher grapples with the intimate encounters that have marked his years abroad as he prepares to leave the place he's come to call home.
Cloris Waldrip, a 72-year-old sole survivor of a plane crash, is lost and alone in the unforgiving wilderness of Montana's rugged Bitterroot Range, exposed to the elements with no tools beyond her wits and ingenuity, as Debra Lewis, a park ranger struggling with addiction and a recent divorce, is galvanized by her mission to find and rescue Cloris.
Arriving at her English boarding school, the daughter of a Russian oligarch is enmeshed in her classmates' thin-obsessed world of pecking orders, eating disorders and online drama, before a friend goes missing amid rumors of a dormitory ghost.
A novel set in the waning years of the Cold War follows a trio of young Armenians from the Soviet Union, across Europe, to Southern California, looking at the Armenian Genocide, whose traumatic reverberations will have unexpected consequences on all three lives. A first novel. 50,000 first printing.
Three novels from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author include the tale of a girl trying to escape poverty as the secretary-companion of a socialite and of a boy and his beloved aunt who are both separately plotting revenge for past wrongs.
Comprised almost exclusively of conversations between women, a collection of stories explores themes ranging from sex and violence to shame and self-sabotage as they impact two decades of life for a recklessly thrill-seeking unnamed narrator.
tanding nearly five hundred stories tall, Los Verticalés once bustled with life and excitement. Now this marvel of modern architecture and nontraditional urban planning has collapsed into a pile of rubble known as the Heap. In exchange for digging gear, a rehabilitated bicycle, and a small living stipend, a vast community of Dig Hands removes debris, trash, and bodies from the building's mountainous remains, which span twenty acres of unincorporated desert land.
A blues singer, Boratin, attempts suicide by jumping off the Bosphorus Bridge, but opens his eyes in the hospital. He has lost his memory, and can't recall why he wished to end his life.
From the confusion of his social and individual memory, he is faced with two questions. Does physical recognition provide a sense of identity? Which is more liberating for a man, or a society: Knowing the past, or forgetting it?
In 1726, in the town of Godalming, England, a woman confounded the nation's medical community by giving birth to 17 rabbits. This astonishing true story is the basis for Dexter Palmer's new novel.
With echoes of Guantâanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, and anti-immigrant hysteria, this remarkably intense, beautifully wrought tale combines the ingenuity of speculative fiction with the difficulties of today's harsh political realities.
A debut novel by the influential rock artist traces two generation of life and madness in a modern London family that is upended by apocalyptic visions in the wake of drug-addled, ambition-driven disappearances and murders. Simultaneous..
Giving away all of his personal possessions after retiring, a once-ambitious man embarks on a journey to honor his parents in Israel, where a blocked writer is drawn into a mystery that alters her life in unimaginable ways.
Snaking through decades of Kuwaiti history well into a cataclysmic twenty-first century, Mama Hissa's Mice is a harrowing, emotional, and caustic novel of rebellion. It also speaks to the universal struggle of finding one's identity and a reason to go on, even after the sky has fallen.
Former childhood friends reflect on their shared experiences, including a mutual obsession with a video game, while wondering about the fate of one of their number, a government officer's daughter who disappeared after leaving school.