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The Friend: A Novel

Sigrid Nunez · Riverhead Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog.When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. Her own battle against grief is intensified by the mute...
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Grist Mill Road: A Novel

Christopher J Yates · Picador
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The highly anticipated new novel from the author whose debut was called "The smart summer thriller you've been waiting for...The novel you should be reading tonight" (NPR's All Things Considered) and was named a Book of the Year by NPR and an Entertainment Weekly Must-List...
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The Man in the Crooked Hat

Harry Dolan · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"A new master mystery writer emerges."--Forbes MagazineOne cryptic clue leads a desperate man into a labyrinthine puzzle of murder in the electrifying new novel from national bestselling author Harry Dolan. There's a killer, and he wears a crooked hat.Private investigator Jack...
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A Distant Heart

SONALI DEV · Kensington
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Her name means "miracle" in Sanskrit, and to her parents, that's exactly what Kimaya is. The first baby to survive after several miscarriages, Kimi grows up in a mansion at the top of Mumbai's Pali Hill, surrounded by love and privilege. But at eleven years old, she develops...
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David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music

Darryl W Bullock · The Overlook Press
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

The most comprehensive history of LGBT music ever compiled, encompassing a century of music by and for the LGBT communityLGBT musicians have shaped the development of music over the last century, with a sexually progressive soundtrack in the background of the gay community's struggle...
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The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution

Daniel Raimi · Columbia University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Over roughly the past decade, oil and gas production in the United States has surged dramatically -- thanks largely to technological advances such as high-volume hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as "fracking." This rapid increase has generated widespread debate, with...
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