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The Plague Cycle
The Plague Cycle

A vivid, sweeping history of mankind's battles with infectious disease.

Milk Blood Heat
Milk Blood Heat

Depicts the sultry lives of Floridians in tales that contemplate human connection, race, gender, inheritance, and the…

Let Me Tell You What I Mean
Let Me Tell You What I Mean

Ten new pieces that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

The Ocean House

Stories that explore the fractured lives of families from a beach town on the Jersey Shore.

Floating in A Most Peculiar Way
Floating in A Most Peculiar Way

The astonishing journey of a displaced boy from the short-lived African nation of Biafra to Jamaica to Los Angeles.

Everybody Else Is Perfect
Everybody Else Is Perfect

An intimate collection of personal and cultural essays featuring explorations of hot-button topics for modern women.

We Need to Hang Out

At the age of forty, Billy Baker discovers that he's lost something crucial along the way: his friends.

To Be Honest
To Be Honest

A memoir about an unusual upbringing in a family fanatically devoted to honesty.

Dog Flowers
Dog Flowers

Using her training as a librarian and archivist, Geller collects her mother's documents and begins on a journey to…

Sanctuary
Sanctuary

A memoir about coming to question and redefine the concept of resilience after the death of a child.

Beethoven
Beethoven

An unparalleled story of the composer's life and works, written by a renowned conductor and scholar of Beethoven's music…

Ida B. the Queen
Ida B. the Queen

A historical portrait of the boundary-breaking civil rights pioneer Ida B. Wells.

The Doctors Blackwell
The Doctors Blackwell

"The vivid biography of two pioneering sisters who became America's first female doctors.

Icebound
Icebound

The survival tale of 16th-century Dutch explorer William Barents and his crew of sixteen, who ventured farther north than…

The Unquiet Englishman
The Unquiet Englishman

A deeply researched account of the life of one of the twentieth century's greatest novelists.

Unsolaced
Unsolaced

A meditation on how water, light, wind, mountain, bird and horse have shaped a life besieged by a climate in crisis.

Eartheater

Set in an unnamed slum in contemporary Argentina, Eartheater is the story of a young woman who finds herself drawn to…

Slash and Burn

Through war and its aftermath, a woman fights to keep her daughters safe.

The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez

In the 1950s, tensions remain high in the border town of La Frontera. Penny loafers and sneakers clash with boots and…

The Wind Traveler

Peruvian writer Cueto's staggering U.S. debut completes his Redención trilogy, which explores the years following Peru's…

A Good Map of All Things

Follows characters who are guided by their wits through humorous picaresque adventures in a small unnamed town in the…

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