Books Great House by Nicole Krauss Paperback, 289 pages, W.W. Norton & Co., List Price: $14.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGreat HouseSubtitleA NovelAuthorNicole Krauss Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The lives of four strangers are thrown into chaos over an enormous, stolen desk, including an antique dealer in Jerusalem, a man in London and an American novelist who inherited it from a poet and victim of Pinochet's secret police. Reprint. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Nicole Krauss Forest Dark The Future Dictionary of America Great House The History of Love Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Great House New In Paperback Puppy Love, A Death 'In The Woods', Fractured Memories, And More September 7, 2011 National Book Award finalist Nicole Krauss returns, along with supernatural romance writer Charlaine Harris, British pop novelist Allison Pearson and melodramatist Scott Spencer, while NPR host Michele Norris shares a story of parental sacrifice and the search for a better America.