Popular American Fiction
The Bastard of Istanbul
Paperback ISBN: 0143112716
A second English-language tale by the author of The Saint of Incipient Insanities finds Turkish teen Asya coming of age under the wing of her tattoo-parlor owner mother and her three aunts, befriending a cousin from America, and discovering a secret that links her family to the 1915 Armenian deportations and massacres. Reprint.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Paperback ISBN: 0618711651
A new novel by the author of Everything Is Illuminated introduces Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center bombing, who searches the city for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
Paperback ISBN: 1250182557
Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine, Esquire, Booklist, and The Independent "A quietly brilliant disquisition . . . told in prose that is so startling in its spare beauty that I found myself thinking about Khong's turns of phrase for days after I finished reading."—Doree Shafrir, The New York Times Book Review "One of those rare books that is both devastating and light-hearted, heartful and joyful. . . . Don't miss it."—Buzzfeed “Hello, Rachel Khong. Kudos for this delectable take on familial devotion.
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)
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Paperback ISBN: 0307477479
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future.
Paperback ISBN: 1590170857
A SELECTION OF THE LOST BOOKS CLUB An exhilarating, fiercely honest, ultimately devastating book, The Furies confronts the claims of family and the lure of desire, the difficulties of independence, and the approach of death. Janet Hobhouse's final testament is beautifully written, deeply felt, and above all utterly alive.
Paperback ISBN: 015602859x
An investment banker is sent by his firm to organize a collection of rare books for a mysterious, important client and realizes that there may be a medieval codex hidden among the volumes that surprisingly parallels a computer game's addictive virtual reality world. Reprint.
Paperback ISBN: 0812973755
Facing an early midlife crisis after being fired, twenty-eight-year-old Dwight B. Wilmerding is unable to decide on a new career or on a girlfriend, an indecisiveness that he attempts to alleviate with a trial pharmaceutical aimed at enhancing courage and self-confidence, and heads to Ecuador to search for Natasha, an exotic former classmate. A first novel. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
The Dew Breaker
Paperback ISBN: 1400034299
A scarred Brooklyn resident remembers his past life as a Haitian torturer in the 1960s, a period during which he waged personal and political battles before moving to New York, where his past continued to haunt him throughout his marriage and parenthood. By the award-winning author of The Farming of Bones. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.