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.
A quiet academic living in Istanbul receives a message from a mysterious organization telling him that he's a descendant of the last Byzantine emperor, and posing a series of tests to determine whether he's a worthy successor. Translated by Clifford Endres and Selhan Endres.
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.
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.