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Impossible Owls: Essays

Brian Phillips · FSG Originals
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

A globe-spanning, ambitious book of essays from one of the most enthralling storytellers in narrative nonfictionIn his highly anticipated debut essay collection, Impossible Owls, Brian Phillips demonstrates why he's one of the most iconoclastic journalists of the digital age, beloved...
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Stay with Me: A novel

Ayobami Adebayo · Vintage
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A New York Times Notable BookShortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Chicago Tribune, BuzzFeed, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Post, Southern Living, The SkimmShortlisted for the Wellcome...
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The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues

Nova Jacobs · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down - and protect - before others can get their hands on it.Just days...
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The room on Rue Amelie

Kristin Harmel · Gallery Books
Format: Print book

"For fans of Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale and Martha Hall Kelly's Lilac Girls, this powerful novel of fate, resistance, and family--by the international bestselling author of The Sweetness of Forgetting and When We Meet Again--tells the tale of an American woman, a British...
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The Light Over London

Julia Kelly · Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

Reminiscent of Martha Hall Kelly's Lilac Girls and Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale, this sweeping, entrancing story is a must-listen for fans of remarkable women rising to challenges they could never have predicted.It's always been easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself in the past...
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Looker: A Novel

Laura Sims · Scribner
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling, razor-sharp debut novel about a woman whose obsession with the beautiful actress on her block drives her to the edge.I've never crossed their little fenced-in garden, of course. I stand on the sidewalk in front of the fern-and-ivy-filled planter that hangs from the fence - placed...
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Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece

Camille Laurens · Other Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

This absorbing, heartfelt work tells the story of the real dancer behind Degas's now-iconic sculpture, and the struggles of late nineteenth-century bohemian life of Paris.She is famous throughout the world, but how many know her name? You can admire her figure in Washington, Paris,...
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Milkman: A Novel

Anna Burns · Graywolf Press
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

Winner of the Man Booker Prize"Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique." -- The GuardianIn an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night...
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A Song for the River

Philip Connors · Cinco Puntos Press
Pages: 246
Format: Paperback

From one of the last working fire lookouts comes this sequel to the award-winning Fire Season -- a story of calamity and resilience in the world's first Wilderness.A dozen years into his dream job keeping watch over the Gila National Forest of New Mexico, Philip Connors bore witness...
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