When Meaulnes first arrives in Sologne, everyone is captivated by his good looks, daring, and charisma. But when he attends a strange party at a mysterious house with a beautiful girl hidden inside, he is changed forever. Translated by Robin Buss.
A sweeping generational story, set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, follows fathers and daughters, mother and son, and master and slave as they search for redemption during a time of war, servitude, and love.
Having a profound experience on a hypnotist's stage in spite of not believing in magic, Arthur abruptly abandons his family in the middle of the night and becomes a famous author while his sons grow into men shaped by loss and doubt. By the award-winning author of Measuring the World.
Enduring budget cuts at his small liberal arts college, literature professor Jason Fitger despairs of his writing ambitions and imposed role in a star pupil's would-be opus while writing wryly comic, passive-aggressive letters to students and colleagues.
Thirty-six-year-old Tsukuru Tazaki meets a woman named Sara who raises questions about a painful incident from his youth in which his closest friends all cut off relations with him without explanation, and inspires him to find out why. Translated by Philip Gabriel.
Years after covering up unsettling side effects discovered while testing a popular artificial sweetener, David Leveraux's family is exhibiting the same side effects, and he wonders if the cause is the sweetener or just the American condition.
Haunted by the death of his wife while attending brutally sick and injured soldiers at a World War II Japanese POW camp, surgeon Dorrigo Evans receives a letter that irrevocably shapes the subsequent decades of his life in Australia. By the award-winning author of Gould's Book of Fish.
Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world: Everyone has an assigned role, there are no choices, and no one experiences pain. But at 12, Jonas is given his lifetime assignment and he becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community — and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Befriending a young Indian woman named Lakshmi—who is suicidal, lonely, and trapped in a loveless marriage—psychologist Maggie finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.
Antoine Verlaque, the handsome chief magistrate of Aix, and his sometime love interest, law professor Marine Bonnet, investigate the death of a local French nobleman who fell from the family chãateau in charming and historic Aix-en-Provence.
This is the fourth book for young adult readers from Lucy Hawking and Professor Stephen Hawking. In this installment, it looks like the world's biggest and best computers have all been hacked. George and Annie will travel further into space than ever before in order to find out who is behind it.
In this book for young readers, noted physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy, provide a grand adventure that explains information about our universe, including Dr. Hawking's latest ideas about black holes. It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos.