The Story of H: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MARINA PEREZAGUA
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From an audacious new talent, The Story of H describes a searing quest by a Japanese woman and an American soldier to find a girl who goes missing in the aftermath of Hiroshima, a journey that spans the globe and travels to the darkest corners of the human mind and memory August 6, 1945: the day Enola Gay unleashed an atomic inferno over Hiroshima. In the wake of its de
Your Duck Is My Duck: Stories
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DEBORAH EISENBERG
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form.At times raucously hilarious, at times charming and delightful, at times as solemn and mysterious as a pond at midnight, Deborah Eisenberg's stories gently compel us to confront the most disturbing truths about ourselves - from our intimate lives as
The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Julie Schumacher
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune keep hitting beleaguered English professor Jason Fitger right between the eyes in this hilarious and eagerly awaited sequel to the cult classic of anhedonic academe, the Thurber Prize-winning Dear Committee Members. Once more into the breach...

Now is the fall of his discontent, as Jason Fitger, newly appointed ch
Gone So Long: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ANDRE III DUBUS
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Andre Dubus III's first novel in a decade is a masterpiece of thrilling tension and heartrending empathy.

For as long as she can remember, Susan Dunn has been trying to escape. But peace and happiness have always eluded her -- now an adjunct professor, she is tortured by the novel she cannot finish, and a lack of feeling toward a husband who loves her. Just when

Washington Black: A novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Esi Edugyan
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues comes a dazzling new novel, about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world.

Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born. When his master's eccentric brother cho
A Terrible Country: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   KEITH GESSEN
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
"A cause for celebration: big-hearted, witty, warm, compulsively readable, earnest, funny, full of that kind of joyful sadness I associate with Russia and its writers." - George Saunders, Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo

A literary triumph about Russia, family, love, and loyalty - the first novel in ten years from a foundin
Dog Symphony
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sam Munson
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A breakthrough novel from the acclaimed young American writer Boris Leonidovich, a North American professor who specializes in the history of prison architecture, has been invited to Buenos Aires for an academic conference. He's planning to present a paper on Moscow's feared Butyrka prison, but most of all he's looking forward to seeing his enigmatic, fiercel
Boomer1: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Daniel Torday
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
"Torday is a singular American writer with a big heart and a real love for the world. He has the rare gift for writing dynamic action scenes while being genuinely funny." -- George SaundersBluegrass musician, former journalist and editor, and now PhD in English, Mark Brumfeld has arrived at his thirties with significant debt and no steady prospects. His girlfr
Bibliomysteries: Volume Two: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Otto Penzler
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Specially commissioned by the Mysterious Bookshop, the "bibliomysteries" in this unique collection feature original stories by the genre's most distinguished authors: Ian Rankin, Thomas Perry, Joyce Carol Oates, Megan Abbott, and Elizabeth George.

If you like mysteries and you like books, what could be better than combining both worlds, with mysteries se
Smoking Kills
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ANTOINE LAURAIN
Format:   Paperback

Description:
How far would you go to enjoy a cigarette? When headhunter Fabrice Valentine faces a smoking ban at work, he decides to undertake a course of hypnotherapy to rid himself of the habit. At first the treatment works, but his stress levels begin to rise when he is passed over for an important promotion and he finds himself lighting up again - but with none of his previous en