From the award-winning novelist and short story writer Maile Meloy, Devotion: A Rat Story is an exquisitely unsettling tale about a young single mother whose new home becomes a kind of nightmare she must resolve on her own.
Traces the impact of childhood trauma on the lives of a beautiful multiracial woman, the man she loves, and an abused white girl who looks to her for help.
The Library of America is publishing a collection of four of Ross Macdonald's 1950s novels. Macdonald is a member of the founding American hard-boiled detective fiction masters. Edited by Tom Nolan.
Environmental lawyer Jay Porter takes one last case on behalf of the community of Pleasantville only to become embroiled in its shadowy politics, a disturbing education in how far those in power are willing to go to win.
A post-apocalyptic reimagining of Lewis and Clark's epic journey is set in a world decimated by a superflu and nuclear fallout, where two explorers investigate rumors of an area of growing crops, plentiful rain and a dangerous rising army.
Branded a liar and bullied after being hurt by the golden-boy son of the town's sheriff, Romy, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, seeks refuge in the diner where she works and faces a difficult choice when another girl is assaulted.
In the small Nigerian town of Akure in the mid-1990s, four brothers take advantage of their strict father's extended absence to skip school and go fishing where they meet a dangerous local madman whose mystic prophecy of violence tears their close-knit family apart.
When their younger sibling returns, the three oldest Blair children find their lives disrupted in ways they could have never imagined as they each tell their story that is interwoven with portraits of their family at crucial points in their history.
To mark its 50th anniversary, a new translation of The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass, including a huge cast characters, including Oskar Matzerath, the indomitable drummer; his family; Oskar's midget friends Bebra and Roswitha Raguna. Translated by Breon Mitchell.