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  • The Lazarus Project

    The only novel from MacArthur Genius Award winner, Aleksandar Hemon -- the National Book Critics Circle Award winning The Lazarus Project.On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, an Eastern European Jewish immigrant, was shot to death on the doorstep of the Chicago chief of police and cast as a would-be anarchist assassin.A century later, a young Eastern European writer in Chicago ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • I Was Told There'd Be Cake

    **Hailed by David Sedaris as "perfectly, relentlessly funny" and by Colson Whitehead as "sardonic without being cruel, tender without being sentimental," from the author of the new collection Look Alive Out There.Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory.**From despoiling an exhibit at the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Fingersmith

    by Sarah Waters ...
    **“Oliver Twist with a twist…Waters spins an absorbing tale that withholds as much as it discloses. A pulsating story.”—The New York Times Book ReviewThe Handmaiden, a film adaptation of Fingersmith, directed by Park Chan-wook and starring Kim Tae-Ri, is now available.**Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a "baby farmer," who raised her with unusual tenderness, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Caucasia

    A Novel

    by Danzy Senna ...
    “Superbly illustrates the emotional toll that politics and race take … Haunting.” —The New York Times Book ReviewBirdie and Cole are the daughters of a black father and a white mother, intellectuals and activists in the Civil Rights Movement in 1970s Boston. The sisters are so close that they speak their own language, yet Birdie, with her light skin and straight hair, is often mistaken for white, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Afterlives

    A Novel

    **A NATIONAL BESTSELLER“Superb. . . . A celebration of a place and time when people held onto their own ways, and basked in ordinary joys even as outside forces conspired to take them away.” *—*New York TimesFrom the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, a sweeping, multi-generational saga of displacement, loss, and love, set against the brutal colonization of east Africa.**When he was ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Wintering

    The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times

    by Katherine May ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! AS HEARD ON NPR MORNING EDITION AND ON BEING WITH KRISTA TIPPETT**“Katherine May opens up exactly what I and so many need to hear but haven't known how to name.” —Krista Tippett, On Being“Every bit as beautiful and healing as the season itself. . . . This is truly a beautiful book.” —Elizabeth Gilbert**"Proves that there is grace in letting go, stepping back and giving ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Into the Water

    A Novel

    by Paula Hawkins ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERGOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR MYSTERY/THRILLERAn addictive novel of psychological suspense from the author of #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train and A Slow Fire Burning.“Hawkins is at the forefront of a group of female authors . . who have reinvigorated the literary suspense novel by tapping a rich vein of psychological menace ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Voodoo Histories

    The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History

    **"Meticulous in its research, forensic in its reasoning, robust in its argument, and often hilarious in its debunking... a highly entertaining rumble with the century's major conspiracy theorists and their theories." --John Lahr, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Tennessee WilliamsFrom an award-winning journalist, a history so funny, so true, so scary, it's bound to be called a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Sibling Effect

    What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us

    A senior writer at Time magazine explores what scientists and researchers are discovering about sibling bonds, the longest- lasting relationships we have in our lives.Nobody affects us as deeply as our brothers and sisters-not parents, not children, not friends. From the time we-and they-are born, our siblings are our collaborators and co-conspirators, our role models and cautionary tales. They ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Fever Pitch

    by Nick Hornby ...
    **“Whether you are interested in football or not, this is tears-running-down-your-face funny, read-bits-out-loud-to-complete-strangers funny, but also highly perceptive and honest about Hornby’s obsession and the state of the game.” —GQA brilliant memoir from the beloved, bestselling author of Dickens and Prince, Funny Girl, and High Fidelity.**In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Extra Life

    A Short History of Living Longer

    “Offers a useful reminder of the role of modern science in fundamentally transforming all of our lives.” —President Barack Obama (on Twitter)“An important book.” —Steven Pinker, The New York Times Book ReviewThe surprising and important story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come FromIn 1920, at the en... ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Acedia & me

    A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life

    The extraordinary New York Times bestselling masterpiece from "one of the most eloquent yet earthbound spiritual writers of our time" (San Francisco Chronicle).Kathleen Norris had written several much loved books, yet she couldn't drag herself out of bed in the morning, couldn't summon the energy for her daily tasks. Even as she struggled, Norris recognized her familiar battle with acedia, a word ... Read more

    $13.99 USD