Popular American Fiction
Haunted: A Novel
Haunted
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 1400032822
Twenty-three interconnected stories chronicle the experiences of people who have answered an ad for an artist's retreat, believing that they will find a peaceful refuge in order to create their individual masterpieces, only to find themselves trapped in a cavernous old theater in which they are kept completely isolated, with heat, power, and food in increasingly short supply. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
Prep
Prep
Paperback      ISBN: 081297235x
During the late 1980s, fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves behind her close-knit, middle-class Indiana family to enroll in an elite co-ed boarding school in Massachusetts, becoming a shrewd observer of, and eventually a participant in, their rituals and customs.
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
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525619240
The host of NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour" podcast presents a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young widow and a major league pitcher who has lost his game. A first novel.
The Little Friend
The Little Friend
Paperback      ISBN: 1400031699
Growing up in a small Mississippi town in a family haunted by the murder of her brother, Harriet Cleve Dusfresnes lives in a world of her imagination, until, at the age of twelve, she decides to find the murderer and exact her revenge. By the author of The Secret History. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
My Ishmael
My Ishmael
Paperback      ISBN: 0553379658
In a concluding sequel to Ishmael, twelve-year-old Julie comes of age under the tutelage of a lowland gorilla with telepathic powers, becoming his secret collaborator in Ishmael's earnest quest to save the world. Reprint.
The Orchard Keeper
The Orchard Keeper
Paperback      ISBN: 0679728724
A young boy, an old man, and the outlaw who has unknowingly killed the boy's father, all try to resist the changes brought about during the period between the wars
Ask The Dust
Ask The Dust
Paperback      ISBN: 0060822554
A struggling writer lodging in a seedy LA hotel, Arturo Bandini falls in love with Camilla Lopez, a elusive, unstable Mexican waitress, and they embark on a strange and strained love-hate relationship that inexorably descends into madness. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Paperback      ISBN: 1401308589
Killed in a tragic accident at a seaside amusement park while trying to save a little girl, Eddie, an elderly man who believes that he had lived an uninspired life, awakens in the afterlife, where he discovers that heaven consists of having five people, acquaintances and strangers, explain the meaning of one's life. Reprint. 500,000 first printing.
The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Paperback      ISBN: 0061537969
On the eve of a faithful canine's death, Enzo takes stock of his life while recalling the sacrifices, unexpected losses, and person struggles of his would-be race-car driver human, Denny, in the latter's efforts to retain custody of his daughter. 300,000 first printing. Reprint.