Farrar Straus & Giroux

Dead End in Norvelt

By Jack Gantos - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Jack Gantos is both author and hero in this novel set in 1962 in the town of Norvelt (named after its patron, Eleanor Roosevelt). ...Read Review

The Second Son

By Jonathan Rabb - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

In this final installment of the author’s Berlin trilogy, Chief Inspector Nikolai Hoffner, a Jew, is at last removed from his post ...Read Review

The True Memoirs of Little K

By Adrienne Sharp - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Mathilde Kschessinska, called Little K by Nicholas II, was at one time prima ballerina assoluta in the Russian Imperial Ballet and mistress to ...Read Review

The House on Salt Hay Road

By Carin Clevidence - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Clayton and his sister Nancy lost both parents and have moved in with their mother’s family on Salt Hay Road on Long ...Read Review

Banana Republican

By Eric Rauchway - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby was a suave but crass braggart who considered others less intelligent to threaten his social and financial ...Read Review

The Long Song

By Andrea Levy - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Andrea Levy’s previous books have chronicled the experience of Jamaican immigrants in post-war Britain. In The Long Song she steps back into ...Read Review

Sea of Poppies

By Amitav Ghosh - Published 2008

Genres:

Epic

An epic tale of the opium trade in 1838 and its far-reaching effects, Sea of Poppies is a book of amazing skill and scope. ...Read Review

Missy

By Chris Hannan - Published 2008

Genres:

Western

In Missy, a tale of the adventures of an opium-addicted “flash-girl,” Chris Hannan brings to life the madness of a Nevada boomtown in ...Read Review

The Joys of Love

By Madeleine L'Engle - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultRomance

  Twenty-year-old Elizabeth Jerrold, an aspiring actress, spends the summer of 1946 as an apprentice with a summer theatre company in a town by ...Read Review

Exiles

By Ron Hansen - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

Exiles tells the story of a relationship between five nuns exiled from Germany and the English poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins, who wrote one ...Read Review