A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" moves from London after the 2008 financial crisis to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia, in a story of the destructive effect of jealousy and the redemptive power of love.
The award-winning author of Lullabies for Little Criminals presents a collection of outlandish fairy tales that incorporate her inventive use of metaphor and include the stories of a teen cult follower who justifies a crime and a grandmother's fantastical spin about where babies come from.
A collection of interwoven tales exploring themes of family, sacrifice, war and the redemptive power of art.
A hearing-impaired Native American who stumbles into a den of rattlesnakes, a boy who works through grief by fishing in the lake where his sister drowned and other protagonists restlessly traverse the American West.
A young Nigerian girl, displaced during a civil war, begins a powerful love affair with another refugee girl from a different ethnic community until the pair are discovered and must learn the cost of living a lie amidst taboos and prejudices.
Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of 24 years.
Highway is a late-in-life world traveller, yarn spinner, collector, and legendary auctioneer. His most precious possessions are the teeth of the 'notorious infamous' like Plato, Petrarch, and Virginia Woolf. Written in collaboration with the workers at a Jumex juice factory, Teeth is an a romp through the industrial suburbs of Mexico City and Luiselli's own literary influences.
A dark fable by the award-winning author of The Sisters Brothers follows the adventures of an eccentric liar who, upon taking a job at the village manor, confronts colorful residents, bitter secrets and murderous agendas. 75,000 first printing.