Reading Guides

Reading Guides

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  1. Book ImageIdeas of Heaven

    Joan Silber

    Shortlisted for the National Book Award: "Joan Silber writes with wisdom, humor, grace, and wry intelligence. Her characters bear welcome news of how we will survive."—Andrea BarrettMore

  2. Book ImageLeaving Earth

    Helen Humphreys

    In 1933, two women aviators try for the longest flight-endurance record while, in Toronto below, war looms.More

  3. Book ImageCountry of Origin

    Don Lee

    A dazzling debut novel by the prize-winning author of Yellow, set in the unique and exotic nightworld of Tokyo.More

  4. Book ImageBreaking the Tongue

    Vyvyane Loh

    "Dramatic....One of the most ambitious and accomplished debut novels in recent memory."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review.More

  5. Book ImageThe Cruelest Miles

    Gay Salisbury, Laney Salisbury

    "A stirring tale of survival, thanks to man's best friend." —Seattle TimesMore

  6. Book ImageThe Snow Fox

    Susan Fromberg Schaeffer

    "A spare, subtle, moving love story that builds and sustains its own utterly believable world." —Elizabeth Ward, Washington PostMore

  7. Book ImageLittle Edens

    Barbara Klein Moss

    "Each of Moss's surprising, beautifully constructed, and soulful stories brilliantly illuminates the paradox of paradise." —BooklistMore

  8. Book ImageDear Mrs. Lindbergh

    Kathleen Hughes

    "A compassionate exploration of a woman's life—between motherhood and dreaming, living the everyday and taking flight."—Jane Mendelsohn, author of I Was Amelia EarhartMore

  9. Book ImageDaughter of the Saints

    Dorothy Allred Solomon

    "Probably the best book ever written about polygamy. Neither an apologia nor an exposé."—Salt Lake City Tribune

  10. Book ImageAn Hour in Paradise

    Joan Leegant

    "Joan Leegant writes stories that last, stories that take root in the soul."—Bret Lott, author of JewelMore

  11. Book ImageDue Preparations for the Plague

    Janette Turner Hospital

    "In this bracing, visceral thriller...Hospital continually locates, in human events, the unyieldingly human experience."—San Francisco ChronicleMore

  12. Book ImageStiff

    Mary Roach

    "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyMore

  13. Book ImageCrescent

    Diana Abu-Jaber

    "Abu-Jaber's voluptuous prose features insights into the Arab American community that are wisely, warmly depicted."—San Francisco ChronicleMore

  14. Book ImageSappho's Leap

    Erica Jong

    "Sappho's Leap delights."—USA TodayMore

  15. Book ImageThe Hazards of Good Breeding

    Jessica Shattuck

    The "pitch perfect" (Los Angeles Times) first novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Women in the Castle.More

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