At the heart of the immense and growing interest in Lewis and Clark in recent years stands this book. WWII historian Stephen Ambrose had long harbored a private obsession for the Expedition of the Corps of Discovery, and in Undaunted Courage he was able... (read more)
An epic novel that elevates its acclaimed author to a whole new level, The Orphan Master’s Son is a stunning work of fiction that follows a young man’s undercover journey in the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. Pak Jun... (read more)
With the accelerating pace of development and subsequent habitat destruction, the pressures on wildlife populations are greater than ever. But there is a surprisingly important and relatively simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone... (read more)
Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation into the deaths of patients at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, a gripping portrayal of unfolding calamity, vital choices and the suspenseful quest for truth and justice.... (read more)
Ten superb new stories by one of our most beloved and admired writers — the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.
In the first story a young wife and mother receives release from the unbearable pain of losing her three children... (read more)
Fresh out of college and on her own in Manhattan, Iris narrates an exuberant, comic and wistful picaresque about trying to grow up late. A touching evocation of youth in its twilight, Iris Has Free Time is a paean to the beauty, sadness and joys of youth... (read more)
Radical and uncompromising, Umbrella is a tour de force from one of England's most acclaimed contemporary writers, and Self 's most ambitious novel to date.
It is 1971, and Zachary Busner is a maverick psychiatrist who has just begun working at a... (read more)
In the world of Harmony, Rainshadow Island is home to a mysterious preserve, secrets that have been kept for centuries, and a treasure worth killing for
As a light-talent, Alice North has the rare ability to make things disappear, including herself... (read more)