- Moshi-Moshi: A Novel
- Author: Banana Yoshimoto
- Publisher: Counterpoint
In Moshi-Moshi, Yoshie's much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly residents that they can finally start to put their painful past behind them....
- The Moravian Night: A Story
- Author: Peter Handke
- Publisher: Farrar
An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer, from one of Europe's most provocative novelistsMysteriously summoned to a houseboat on the Morava River, a few friends, associates, and collaborators of an old writer listen as he tells a story that will last until dawn: the tale of the once well-known writer's...
- Thus Bad Begins: A novel
- Author: Javier MariÌas
- Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
From the internationally acclaimed author of The Infatuations comes the mesmerizing story of a couple living in the shadow of a mysterious, unhappy history--a novel about the cruel, tender punishments we exact on those we love.
Madrid, 1980. Juan de Vere, nearly finished with his university degree,...
- The Ornatrix: A Novel
- Author: Kate Howard
- Publisher: Overlook Press
The passionate and elegantly dark tale of desire, obsession, and deceit by a talented new authorIn this beautifully written debut, novelist Kate Howard proves herself to be a talent to watch, spinning a striking historical yarn packed with suspense and period detail worthy of Kate Mosse, Jessie Burton, or Tracy Chevalier.Flavia...
- Wedding Bush Road: A Novel
- Author: David Francis
- Publisher: Counterpoint Press
A young lawyer in Los Angeles is called back to his family's farm in rural Australia and plunged into a complex struggle between past and present, town and country, and the secrets that haunt them all.When he learns of his mother's ailing health, Daniel Rawson must leave Los Angeles and travel half a world away...
- Island of the Mad: A Novel
- Author: Laurie Sheck
- Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Following on the heels of her exciting and widely acclaimed A Monster's Notes, and with Sheck's characteristic brilliance of language, Island of the Mad follows the solitary, hunchbacked Ambrose A., as he sets out on a mysterious journey to Venice in search of a lost notebook he knows almost nothing about.Eventually...
- In the Country of the Blind: A Novel
- Author: Edward Hoagland
- Publisher: W W Norton
Sixty years after the publication of his first novel, Cat Man, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth book at the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure out his next move,...
- The Gun Room
- Author: Georgina Harding
- Publisher: Bloomsbury
Dawn, mist clearing over the rice fields, a burning Vietnamese village, and a young war photographer gets the shot that might make his career. The image, of a staring soldier in the midst of mayhem, will become one of the great photographs of the war. But what Jonathan has seen in that village is more than he can bear,...
- The Boy Who Escaped Paradise: A Novel
- Author: J M Lee
- Publisher: Pegasus Books
An unidentified body is discovered in New York City, with numbers and symbols are written in blood near the corpse. Gilmo, aNorth Korean national who interprets the world through numbers, formulas, and mathematical theories, is arrested on the spot. Angela, a CIA operative, is assigned to gain his trust and access his unique...
- Inherited Disorders: Stories, Parables...
- Author: Adam E Sachs
- Publisher: Regan Arts
A son receives an inheritance from his father and tries to dispose of it before it destroys him. Inherited Disorders tells this elemental story in over 100 hilarious, witty variations.Adam Ehrlich Sachs's Inherited Disorders is a rueful, absurd, and endlessly entertaining look at a most serious subject - the eternally...