Reading Guides

Reading Guides

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  1. Book ImageThe Horned Man

    James Lasdun

    "Unputdownable... a masterpiece of chilling, mesmerizing control.'"—Michael Dirda, Washington PostMore

  2. Book ImageFanny

    Erica Jong

    "A rollicking tale...a tour de force."—NewsweekMore

  3. Book ImageArabian Jazz

    Diana Abu-Jaber

    "This oracular first novel, which unfurls like gossamer [has] characters of a depth seldom found in a debut."—The New YorkerMore

  4. Book ImageIn Pursuit of a Vanishing Star

    Gustaf Sobin

    Drawing on the life of Greta Garbo, Gustaf Sobin spins a masterful tale about the enigmatic nature of idolatry.More

  5. Book ImageServants of the Map

    Andrea Barrett

    "Luminous....Each [story] is rich and independent and beautiful and should draw Barrett many new admirers."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewMore

  6. Book ImageI, The Divine

    Rabih Alameddine

    Named after the "divine" Sarah Bernhardt, red-haired Sarah Nour El-Din is "wonderful, irresistibly unique, funny, and amazing," raves Amy Tan. Determined to make of her life a work of art, she tries to tell her story, sometimes casting it as a memoir, sometimes a novel, always fascinatingly incomplete.More

  7. Book ImageLili

    Abigail De Witt

    "Lili's hold on a reader will be no less ferocious than her grasp on life."—Susan Dodd, author of MamawMore

  8. Book ImageYellow

    Don Lee

    "Elegant and engrossing...[an] unusually complete portrait of contemporary Asian America."—Los Angeles Times..."A gem....Lee has captured this truth beautifully, wisely, and with winning economy."—Cleveland Plain DealerMore

  9. Book ImageGrand Ambition

    Lisa Michaels

    "An absorbing, affecting and beautifully written novel."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  10. Book ImageMoney, Love

    Brad Barkley

    "Filled to the brim with fall-down funny scenes an vividly etched, unforgettable characters." —Washington PostMore

  11. Book ImageShadow Play

    Charles Baxter

    "In his quiet cosmic wonderment, Baxter is the equal of John Updike and Anne Tyler at their largest and best."—GQMore

  12. Book ImageThe Salt Letters

    Christine Balint

    The sensuous evocation of a young woman's sea journey from refined England to the wilds of Australia.More

  13. Book ImageThe Making of a Poem

    Eavan Boland, Mark Strand

    "Concise, learned, revisionary... should enrich the passionate conversation about poetic forms for years to come."— Edward Hirsch, author of How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with PoetryMore

  14. Book ImageThe Fly-Truffler

    Gustaf Sobin

    Out of the pungent soil and wind-struck orchards of Provence, this enchanting love story will make you believe, if you ever doubted it, in the power of love and the lengths people will go to keep it alive.More

  15. Book ImageThe Strangeness of Beauty

    Lydia Yuri Minatoya

    "Minatoya offers a tenderly packaged gift. Unwrapping it is a pleasure." —Austin ChronicleMore

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