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  • Who Killed Palomino Molero?

    A Novel

    Translated by Alfred MacAdam ...
    This wonderful detective novel is set in Peru in the 1950s. Near an Air Force base in the northern desert, a young airman is found murdered. Lieutenant Silva and Officer Lituma investigate. Lacking a squad car, they have to cajole a local cabbie into taking them to the scene of the crime. Their superiors are indifferent; the commanding officer of the air base stands in their way; but Silva and ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • My Struggle: Book 3

    Translated by Don Bartlett ...
    Book 3 - My Struggle
    The third volume—the book that made Knausgaard a phenomenon in the United States—in the addictive New York Times bestselling seriesA family of four—mother, father, and two boys—move to the south coast of Norway, to a new house on a newly developed site. It is the early 1970s and the family's trajectory is upwardly mobile: the future seems limitless. In painstaking, sometimes self-lacerating detail ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Candy

    A Century of Panic and Pleasure

    by Samira Kawash ...
    For most Americans, candy is an uneasy pleasure, eaten with side helpings of guilt and worry. Yet candy accounts for only 6 percent of the added sugar in the American diet. And at least it's honest about what it is—a processed food, eaten for pleasure, with no particular nutritional benefit. So why is candy considered especially harmful, when it's not so different from the other processed foods, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading

    by Phyllis Rose ...
    Phyllis Rose embarks on a grand literary experiment -- to systematically read her way through a random shelf of books in the library, LEQ-LES, "fairly sure that no one in the history of the world has read exactly this series of novels." An original take on literary taste and habits by the acclaimed author of Parallel Lives.Rose, after a career of reading from syllabuses and writing about canonical ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • How to Train Your Dad

    by Gary Paulsen ...
    From the legendary author of Hatchet, a laugh-out-loud misadventure about a boy, his free-thinking dad, and the puppy-training pamphlet that turns their summer upside down.**Twelve-year-old Carl is fed up with his father's single-minded pursuit of an off-the-grid existence. His dad may be brilliant, but dumpster-diving for food, scouring through trash for salvageable junk, and wearing clothes ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Other Names for Love

    A Novel

    A charged, hypnotic debut novel about a boy’s life-changing summer in rural Pakistan: a story of fathers, sons, and the consequences of desire.At age sixteen, Fahad hopes to spend the summer with his mother in London. His father, Rafik, has other plans: hauling his son to Abad, the family’s feudal estate in upcountry, Pakistan. Rafik wants to toughen up his sensitive boy, to teach him about power, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Purity

    A Novel

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Notable Book“So funny, so sage and above all so incandescently intelligent” (The Chicago Tribune), the New York Times bestseller Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder, a daring and penetrating book from “the most intelligent novelist of [his] generation” (The New Republic), ... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Collected Poems

    A Bilingual Edition

    series FSG Classics
    A revised edition of this major writer's complete poetical workAnd I who was walkingwith the earth at my waist,saw two snowy eaglesand a naked girl.The one was the otherand the girl was neither.-from "Qasida of the Dark Doves"Federico García Lorca was the most beloved poet of twentieth-century Spain and one of the world's most influential modernist writers. His work has long been admired for its ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Conversations with Myself

    Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers, which offer an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life.A singular international publishing event, Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela's ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Flu

    The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It

    by Gina Kolata ...
    Veteran journalist Gina Kolata's Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It presents a fascinating look at true story of the world's deadliest disease.In 1918, the Great Flu Epidemic felled the young and healthy virtually overnight. An estimated forty million people died as the epidemic raged. Children were left orphaned and families were ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Heart: A History

    The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tickFor centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows in Heart: A History, it was only recently that we demolished age-old taboos and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • Tuck Everlasting

    Critically acclaimed when it was first published, Tuck Everlasting has become a much-loved, well-studied modern-day classic. This anniversary edition features an in-depth interview conducted by Betsy Hearne in which Natalie Babbitt takes a look at Tuck Everlasting twenty-five years later.What if you could live forever?Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must ... Read more

    $9.99 USD