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Muse

Muse

In these pages, Jonathan Galassi—the longtime publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux—gives us an extraordinarily sensitive, satirically sharp novel set in the world...

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Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night

A Best Book of the Year The Boston Globe, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and The Denver PostIn the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home...

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Liberty or Death

Liberty or Death

At midnight on 14 August 1947, Britain’s 350-year-old Indian Empire was broken into three pieces. The greatest mass migration in history began, as Muslims fled north...

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Younghusband

Younghusband

Soldier, explorer, mystic, guru, and spy, Francis Younghusband began his colonial career as a military adventurer and became a radical visionary who preached free love to...

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The Jezebel Remedy

The Jezebel Remedy

 A BOSTON GLOBE BEST MYSTERY OF THE YEARLisa and Joe Stone, married for twenty years and partners in their small Virginia law firm, handle routine, run-of-the-mill cases,...

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Gender Outlaw

Gender Outlaw

Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, coming directly to you from the life experiences of a transgender woman, Gender Outlaw...

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Sweet, Thoughtful Valentine

Sweet, Thoughtful Valentine

A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Original Selection   Philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie has an unstinting commitment to her principles. Sticking to...

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The Presence of Men

The Presence of Men

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Lara moved to a little undiscovered village in southern Italy to find a respite from her newly divorced life in Rome....

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The Garden Party

The Garden Party

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   An afternoon at the Sheridan’s garden party will be perfect. Darling Laura is doing a marvelous job...

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The Jewels of the Cabots

The Jewels of the Cabots

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Wandering about the sleepy Connecticut town of his childhood, where residents lead lives of grueling boredom, a journalist...

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The Mummy Awakens

The Mummy Awakens

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   By the Arab world’s foremost novelist, Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, famous for The Cairo Trilogy—the...

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Reindeer Mountain

Reindeer Mountain

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Under the shadow of a mountain haunted by vittra, Cilla and Sara have returned to their ancestral home with...

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The Refugee

The Refugee

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   “Errol Healy was going sailing to evade custody in one of the several institutions recommended for his care.”...

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The Furnace Man's Lament

The Furnace Man's Lament

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection   These kinds of calls come with the territory. One evening, when the temperature in Minnesota drops...

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Real Estate

Real Estate

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   The classic, often-humorous, and lyrical short story from literary giant Lorrie Moore’s much-celebrated third...

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Children of the Corn

Children of the Corn

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Driving through the cornfields in rural Nebraska, Burt and Vicky run over a young boy—only to discover that...

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Home

Home

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Twenty-three years old, alone, broke, and without options, a young woman returns to her mother’s home. There,...

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Ancient History

Ancient History

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Horse and Ahab share the kind of contempt and love for one another that only true friends can. Months after graduating high school, Horse is getting married...

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Rain

Rain

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   While stranded waiting for their ship to be released from quarantine, Dr. and Mrs. Macphail must share lodging...

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The Mysteries of Linwood Hart

The Mysteries of Linwood Hart

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   As his parents’ marriage disintegrates, a precocious if distracted fifth-grader starts to daydream about baseball,...

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The Gods of Tango

The Gods of Tango

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2015An NBC Latino Selection for Ten Great Latino Books Published in 2015Arriving in Buenos Aires in 1913,...

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The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin

The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   A young noblewoman elopes with the wrong man in a blizzard. An army officer waits years to exact revenge on a count for a...

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Spencer Tracy Is Not Dead

Spencer Tracy Is Not Dead

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   The ride to the tiny village in Mexico where he’s due to film has not been easy. The actor has to first put...

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Come Out the Wilderness

Come Out the Wilderness

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   James Baldwin’s commanding prose remains as pressing in its compassionate portrayal of marginalized...

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