With echoes of timeless fairy tales and Shakespearean tragedy, masterfully told, The Frost on his Shoulders is a moving and captivating account of the power of human emotions, and also an allegorical depiction of Spain on the eve of the Civil War
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