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A Different Drummer

A Different Drummer

The stunning, thought-provoking first novel by a "lost giant of American literature" (The New Yorker)June, 1957. One hot afternoon in the backwaters...

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The Occasional Virgin

The Occasional Virgin

On a sunny beach on the Italian Riviera, two thirtysomething women, Yvonne and Huda, relax by the sparkling sea. But despite the setting, as their vacation unfolds, their complicated pasts...

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Social Creature

Social Creature

One of the Best Books of the Year: Janet Maslin, The New York TimesVultureNPR"Social Creature is a wicked original with echoes of the greats (Patricia Highsmith, Gillian Flynn)." —Janet...

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The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom

The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom

Twelve-year-old Aaron Broom is protecting his father’s car from repossession when he witnesses a jewelry store robbery gone wrong. To Aaron’s shock, his father,...

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The Immeasurable World

The Immeasurable World

Winner of the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year (UK)"William Atkins is an erudite writer with a wonderful wit and gaze and this is a new and exciting beast of a travel...

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The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

Widely known for her much-admired novels, including The Heat of the Day, The House in Paris, and The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen established...

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The Death of the Heart

The Death of the Heart

The Death of the Heart is perhaps Elizabeth Bowen's best-known book. As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks behind the polished surfaces of conventional...

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Eva Trout

Eva Trout

Eva Trout, Elizabeth Bowen’s last novel, epitomizes her bold exploration of the territory between the comedy of manners and cutting social commentary.Orphaned...

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The Heat of the Day

The Heat of the Day

In The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen brilliantly recreates the tense and dangerous atmosphere of London during the bombing raids of World War II.Many...

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The House in Paris

The House in Paris

One of Elizabeth Bowen’s most artful and psychologically acute novels, The House in Paris is a timeless masterpiece of nuance and atmosphere, and represents...

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The Last September

The Last September

The Last September is Elizabeth Bowen's portrait of a young woman's coming of age in a brutalized time and place, where the ordinariness of life floats like music over the impending doom...

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The Little Girls

The Little Girls

In 1914, three eleven-year-old girls buried a box in a thicket on the coast of England, shortly before World War I sent their lives on divergent paths. Nearly fifty years...

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To the North

To the North

A young woman’s secret love affair leads to a violent and tragic act in one of Elizabeth Bowen’s most acclaimed novels. To the North centers on two young...

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A World of Love

A World of Love

In a writing career that spanned the 1920s to the 1960s, Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen created a rich and nuanced body of work in which she enlarged the comedy of manners with her...

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Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.” --San Francisco Chronicle“Simultaneously...

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The Last Cruise

The Last Cruise

The 1950s ocean liner Queen Isabella is making her final voyage—a retro cruise from Long Beach to Hawaii and back—before heading to the scrapyard....

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The Quiet Side of Passion

The Quiet Side of Passion

Isabel finds herself grappling with ethically-complex matters of the heart as she tries to juggle her responsibilities to friends, family, and the philosophical community. With...

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The Secret Token

The Secret Token

*National Bestseller* A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and the sobering truths--about race, gender, and immigration--exposed...

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This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us

This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us

"Joss Whedon...can’t possibly write All The Things That Are Kind Of Like This. So hallelujah that Edgar Cantero – a Barcelona native whose first language is Spanish, but who spits pop-culture in English like the savviest geek...

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A Brotherhood of Spies

A Brotherhood of Spies

A thrilling dramatic narrative of the top-secret Cold War-era spy plane operation that transformed the CIA and brought the U.S. and the Soviet Union to the brink of disasterOn...

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Death Notice

Death Notice

“Fiendishly inventive.” The Wall Street JournalChengdu, China: The vibrant capital of Sichuan Province is suddenly...

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Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field

Anna Deavere Smith’s extraordinary form of documentary theater shines a light on injustices by portraying the real-life people who have experienced them. In Notes...

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The Colors of All the Cattle

The Colors of All the Cattle

In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe finds herself running for office—much to her dismay. When...

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The Glitch

The Glitch

A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut--The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED Talk-ing, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under...

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