Popular American Fiction
Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West
Blood Meridian
Or the Evening Redness in the West
Paperback      ISBN: 0679728759
Based on incidents that took place in the southwestern United States and Mexico around 1850, this novel chronicles the crimes of a band of desperados, with a particular focus on one, "the kid," a boy of fourteen
The Inheritance of Loss
The Inheritance of Loss
Paperback      ISBN: 0802142818
In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, but their world--and Sai's romance with her handsome Nepali tutor--is threatened by a Nepalese insurgency. By the author of Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Blood On The Forge
Blood On The Forge
Paperback      ISBN: 1590171349
Three African-American brothers leave their home in the Kentucky hills to work in the steel mills of Pittsburgh prior to World War One, in a saga of the great black migration and the harsh realities of industrialization. Reprint.
Gilead
Gilead
Paperback      ISBN: 031242440x
As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable secrets about the family of preachers. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
American Psycho
American Psycho
Paperback      ISBN: 0679735771
In a black satire of the eighties, a decade of naked greed and unparalleled callousness, a successful Wall Street yuppie cannot get enough of anything--including murder. Reprint. (A Lion's Gate Films production, releasing Spring 2000, directed by Mary Harron, starring Christian Bale, Chloe Sevigny, Jared Leto, & Reese Witherspoon) (General Fiction)
Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies
Paperback      ISBN: 039592720x
A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as "A Temporary Matter," in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a child, while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. Original. 20,000 first printing.
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Paperback      ISBN: 0802121993
?Alexie’s prose startles and dazzles with unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moves. These are cultural love stories, and we laugh on every page with a fist tight around our hearts.
Middlesex
Middlesex
Paperback      ISBN: 0312422156
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.
The Bridegroom: Stories
The Bridegroom
Stories
by Jin, Ha
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375420673
Twelve short stories bring to life the daily dramas of Chinese men and women whose lives are being influenced by western culture while they are immersed in a society that is still under Communist rule.
A Relative Stranger: Stories
A Relative Stranger
Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0393322203
A collection of thirteen intimate stories explores relationships with a unique blend of shock, comedy, and love.