Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize An elegant conjurer of interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and master prose stylist, David Mitchell has become one of the leading literary voices of his generation. His hypnotic new novel, The Bone Clocks,... (read more)
William Todd Schultz
Essential for fans of Elliott Smith. William Todd Schultz has written a beautiful, revelatory, and deeply thoughtful biography which never loses sight of music as the defining aspect of Smith's life.... (read more)
Once upon a time there was a war... and a young American who thought of himself as the Quiet American and the Ugly American, and who wished to be neither, who wanted instead to be the Wise American, or the Good American, but who eventually came to... (read more)
The New York Times bestseller and "a rich brew of dystopic fantasy and deadpan goofiness" (The Washington Post) Welcome to Chromatacia, where the societal hierarchy is strictly regulated by one's limited color perception. And Eddie Russet wants to move... (read more)
A really cold winter.
A demented fairy.
A hippo named Louise.
A talkative tree.
Find out what other wonderful things a year can bring in these four interrelated stories — one for each season — by Nick Bruel, creator of the... (read more)
Ismet Prcic's brilliant, provocative, and propulsively energetic debut is about a young Bosnian, also named Ismet Prcic, who has fled his war-torn homeland and is now struggling to reconcile his past with his present life in California. He is advised... (read more)
Luisa has a way of telling a story thats nothing short of entrancing.” Deb Perelman, author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Chocolate and Zucchini. 101 Cookbooks. The Julie/Julia Project. In the early days of food blogs, these... (read more)
"I had an unusually large-sized head, though this was not uncommon for a baby in the Midwest. The craniums in our part of the country were designed to leave a little extra room for the brain to grow in case one day we found ourselves exposed to something... (read more)