This is the perfect combination of people and place for Seth Greenland, one of America’s finest satirists. The Angry Buddhist swirls together the character-derived humor of an Elmore Leonard tale with the clear-eyed suspense of a James M. Cain noir. It convincingly explores mendacity in its...
Evoking both Barbara Kingsolver and Andrea Barrett, this enthralling fiction, wise and generous, explores some of the crucial social and cultural challenges that, over the years, have come to shape our world
A Mediterranean sister to the heroines of Jane Austen and Emily Brontë, Agnello Hornby’s Agata, the Nun of the book's title, fully inhabits her own time yet embodies strength of will and a spiritual fortitude that is timeless
“What an awesome book.”—David Wain “Had Grace Paley spent her youth hanging out with Larry David, listening to the Ramones, and reading Stanley Elkin, she’d have probably written something like Treasure Island!!! " —Adam Levin, author of The Instructions
From Moffie: I have been thrown into hell; herded into the Defence Force, into the abattoir of its border war like an animal to slaughter, with no say over my own destiny. Forced to kill people I don’t know, for a cause I don’t believe in
Winner of the 2010 Prix Goncourt for the Novella From Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, acclaimed author of The Most Beautiful Book in the World and The Woman with the Bouquet, comes another collection of richly imagined narratives that consolidate his position as a master of the novella