Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon.
This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)
Allen C. Guelzo
From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history — the most intimate and richly readable account we have had — of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke,... (read more)
This dark, smart satire appears at a perfect, uncertain moment for our culture. Will books still exist as we know them? And how will love fare in an electronic world? Shteyngart enables us to laugh our fears away — at least, for the duration of this... (read more)
M. R. Carey
The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end.
Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class.
When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her... (read more)
Beware, The Wheel of Fortune
Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into
the dead zone. Johnny Smith, the small-town schoolteacher who spun the wheel of fortune and won... (read more)
J M G Le Clezio
The Swedish academy, in awarding J.M.G. Le Cezio the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, praised Desert as Le Cleio's definitive breakthrough as a novelist. Published in France in 1980, Desert received the Grand Prix Paul Morand from the Academie Francaise... (read more)
Tan Twan Eng
Malaya, 1951. Yun Ling Teoh, the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, seeks solace among the jungle-fringed tea plantations of Cameron Highlands. There she discovers Yugiri, the only Japanese garden in Malaya, and its owner and... (read more)
Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich… Emma is also overly confident in her abilities as a matchmaker for the residents of Highbury in Jane Austens widely beloved classic novel. Although convinced that she herself will never marry, Emma makes... (read more)