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  • That Night

    A Novel

    The emotionally powerful story of young love set in suburban Long Island in the 60s. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Charming Billy

    A Novel

    Charming Billy is the winner of the 1998 National Book Award for Fiction.Alice McDermott's striking novel, Charming Billy, is a study of the lies that bind and the weight of familial love, of the way good intentions can be as destructive as the truth they were meant to hide.Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered to comfort his widow, and to pay their respects to one of the last great ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Someone

    A Novel

    A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award–winning authorAn ordinary life—its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion—lived by an ordinary woman: this is the subject of Someone, Alice McDermott's extraordinary return, seven years after the publication of After This. Scattered recollections—of childhood, ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Ninth Hour

    A Novel

    A magnificent new novel from one of America’s finest writers—a powerfully affecting story spanning the twentieth century of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community in Brooklyn.On a dim winter afternoon, a young Irish immigrant opens a gas tap in his Brooklyn tenement. He is determined to prove—to the subway bosses who have recently fired him, to his pregnant ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Child of My Heart

    A Novel

    A young girl's astonishing, poignant first look into the turbulent heart of things"I had in my care that summer four dogs, three cats, the Moran kids, Daisy, my eight-year-old cousin, and Flora, the toddler child of a local artist. There was also, for a while, a litter of wild rabbits, three of them, that had been left under our back steps.... "Alice McDermott's haunting and enchanting new work of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • After This

    A Novel

    Alice McDermott's powerful novel is a vivid portrait of an American family in the middle decades of the twentieth century. Witty, compassionate, and wry, it captures the social, political, and spiritual upheavals of those decades through the experiences of a middle-class couple, their four children, and the changing worlds in which they live.While Michael and Annie Keane taste the alternately ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • At Weddings and Wakes

    A Novel

    The three children of an Irish-American family in Long Island are witnesses to the cycles of dissatisfaction, bitterness and recurring affection that make up the lives of their extended family. A tender, sad and funny book from the author of the National Book Award-nominated That Night and Charming Billy ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • A Bigamist's Daughter

    A Novel

    The New York Times Bestselling Author of After This and Charming BillyElizabeth Connelly, editor at a New York vanity press, sells the dream of publication (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent). Stories of true emotional depth rarely cross her desk. But when a young writer named Tupper Daniels walks in, bearing an unfinished novel, Elizabeth is drawn to both the novelist and his story—a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    After This

    A Novel

    Narrated by Martha Plimpton ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 56 min

    Alice McDermott's powerful new novel wittily captures the social, political and spiritual upheavals of the mid-twentieth century through the story of a family, and the changing world in which they live.While Michael and Annie Keane taste the alternately intoxicating and bitter first fruits of the sexual revolution, their older, more tentative brother lags behind, until he finds himself on the way ... Read more

    $19.49 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Charming Billy

    A Novel

    Narrated by Barrie Kreinik ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 52 min

    *Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary with a brand new audiobook recording**Winner of the 1998 National Book Award for Fiction**Program includes a bonus conversation between Alice McDermott and Matthew Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of the critically-acclaimed novel, We Are Not Ourselves*Alice McDermott's striking audiobook, Charming Billy, is a study of the lies that bind and ... ... Read more

    $19.49 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Ninth Hour

    A Novel

    Narrated by Euan Morton ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    **"[Euan Morton's] steady, gentle delivery allows McDermott's elegant prose to shine. It's a quiet story about love and sacrifice that manages to be extremely moving without becoming sentimental or maudlin. Morton's performance similarly brims with emotion but never overflows." — AudioFile magazineA magnificent new audiobook from one of America’s finest writers**—a powerfully affecting story ... Read more

    $14.39 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Bigamist's Daughter

    A Novel

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 33 min

    The New York Times Bestselling Author of After This and Charming BillyElizabeth Connelly, editor at a New York vanity press, sells the dream of publication (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent). Stories of true emotional depth rarely cross her desk. But when a young writer named Tupper Daniels walks in, bearing an unfinished novel, Elizabeth is drawn to both the novelist and his story—a ... Read more

    $14.39 USD or FREE with audiobook trial