American Novel and Short Story
All Grown Up
All Grown Up
Hardcover      ISBN: 0544824245
Hiding the truth about her unhappiness and struggles with anxiety from everyone including her family, best friend, and therapist, Andrea Bern joins her loved ones in a reevaluation of family strength in the wake of her newborn niece's heartbreaking ailment.
Middlesex
Middlesex
Paperback      ISBN: 0312427735
Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparents' desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.
Home
Home
Paperback      ISBN: 0312428545
Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton, the daughter of John Ames's closest friend, is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment, and their father's traditionalist values. By a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Reprint. 150,000 first printing. A Washington Post and Los Angeles Times Book of the Year.
Miss Burma
Miss Burma
Paperback      ISBN: 0802127681
A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood. Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin, husband and wife, and their daughter Louisa. After attending school in Calcutta, Benny settles in Rangoon, then part of the British Empire, and falls in love with Khin, a woman who is part of a long-persecuted ethnic minority group, the Karen. World War II comes to Southeast Asia, and Benny and Khin must go into hiding in the eastern part of the country during the Japanese Occupation, beginning a journey that will lead them to change the country
Open Me
Open Me
Hardcover      ISBN: 0802128076
Redirected to Copenhagen by a logistical mix-up, a college student studying abroad falls for her guide and embarks on an erotically charged transformative journey of self-discovery that is overshadowed by her lover's dark temperament. A first novel.
You Know You Want This: Cat Person and Other Stories
You Know You Want This
Cat Person and Other Stories
Hardcover      ISBN: 1982101636
A collection of short stories that includes the popular tale "Cat Person," as well as others that explore the complex--and often darkly funny--connections between gender, sex, and power across genres.
Sing to It: New Stories
Sing to It
New Stories
Hardcover      ISBN: 1982109114
Collects fifteen short stories from the award-winning author, including "A Full-Service Shelter," where a volunteer at an animal shelter does everything in her power to save dogs on a list to be euthanized.
Loudermilk: Or, the Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World
Loudermilk
Or, the Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World
Paperback      ISBN: 1593763905
A handsome, charismatic con artist and his socially anxious friend scam their way into a poetry fellowship at one of America's most prestigious creative writing programs. By the author of Impossible Views of the World. Original.
The Silk Road
The Silk Road
Hardcover      ISBN: 1555978290
After a yoga participant ironically dies in the corpse pose, his classmates, eight allegorically named siblings, reflect on their shared childhood and the paths which have led them to this yoga retreat in an isolated settlement.
Nightmares & Dreamscapes
Nightmares & Dreamscapes
Paperback      ISBN: 1501192035
A collection of twenty-three short works includes vampire thrillers, ingenious imitations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle mysteries, a teleplay from "Tales of the Darkside," and a nonfiction Little League story.