The Abortionist's Daughter
The Abortionist's Daughter
Alfred A. Knopf
The murder of the idealistic director of the Center for Reproductive Choice disrupts life in a small Colorado town.
The Life of Britain's Legendary Warrior Queen
The true story of the female warrior who almost drove the Romans out of Britain in AD 60.
Burning Rainbow Farm
How a Stoner Utopia Went Up in Smoke
State and federal officers' attempt to seize a marijuana-growing farm in southwestern Michigan ends in a lethal hail of gunfire.
An entrepreneur and his family struggle with "a plague of truth" that descends on them in the heart of the Peruvian rain forest.
Writings on Jazz
Collected essays by the esteemed jazz critic and co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center on the art and its performers.
The Untold Story of Frank Lloyd Wright & the Taliesin Fellowship
Roger Friedland and Harold Zellman
An expose of the dark side of the great architect's Arizona colony.
Staying Up Much Too Late
Edward Hopper's Nighthawks and the Dark Side of the American Psyche
An essay on the lonely and downtrodden underpinnings of American life as captured in Hopper's iconic painting.
A married American woman with children and a high-powered single British career woman trade places.
The Whistling Season
The story of life on a farm in the dry stretches of rural eastern Montana in the early 20th century.
Cary Grant, Lucky Luciano, the KGB and Britain's MI-6 are intertwined in this satire set in the Cold War era.
The Black Book
Orhan Pamuk; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely
A tale about an Istanbul lawyer whose mystery-loving wife has gone missing.
Breach of Faith
Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City
A chronicle of the disaster and its various perpetrators, by the metro editor of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
Conservatives Without Conscience
President Nixon's legal counsel rails against Christian fundamentalists, neoconservatives and others he claims have hijacked the Republican Party.
The noted essayist examines our ideas about friendship in its various forms.
History Lesson for Girls
Bonded by their love of horses, two teenage girls cling to each other amid the tumult in their Connecticut town in the 1970s.
The Inhabited World
The ghost of a man who killed himself over his marital infidelities tries to help a Seattle-area woman in the same situation.
The Librettist of Venice
The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte
A biography of the Jewish orphan from a Venice ghetto who became a priest, poet and collaborator of Mozart's.
Forty Million Dollar Slaves
The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete
William C. Rhoden
An account of the virtual enslavement of black athletes in America's money-minded sports industry.
A Midwestern teenager makes new friends in an Alabama town, where he encounters bullying and racism.
A Dave Robicheaux Novel
James Lee Burke
Simon & Schuster
The New Iberia police detective tracks a grifter on the prowl in Louisiana bayou country.
River of No Reprieve
Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny
The author's account of his harrowing 2,400-mile trip in an inflatable raft on Siberia's Lena River.
Alfred A. Knopf
Young Americans lost in a Mexican jungle turn on each other as a deadly menace stalks them.
Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die!
The infamous anarchists are imagined as vaudevillians-turned-silent film comics \o7a\f7\o7 la \f7Laurel and Hardy.
Hermann Hesse, translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky
A new translation of the classic story of an idealistic young Brahmin who learns life's hardest lessons.
Spoiling for a Fight
The Rise of Eliot Spitzer
Brooke A. Masters
A look at the New York state attorney general's crusade against corporate and Wall Street miscreants and his bid to be governor.
A deaf woman and her lover set out to find the con artist who stole her identity.
Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated from the Russian by Natasha Randall
A new translation of the Russian revolutionary's 1920s satire about a dystopian future world where all work for the collective good.
What It Used to Be Like
A Portrait of My Marriage to Raymond Carver
Maryann Burk Carver
Carver's long-suffering wife recounts their life together through 25 years of marriage, alcoholism and infidelities.
All Aunt Hagar's Children
Edward P. Jones