Farrar Straus & Giroux

Like a Fading Shadow

By Antonio Muñoz Molina - By Camilo A. Ramirez (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In April 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray. Ray was not caught immediately, instead escaping to Lisbon, Portugal. Our ...Read Review

To Die in Spring

By Ralf Rothman - By Shaun Whiteside (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

Two things to know: this novel is excellent, and it’s no place to be looking for even involuntary laughs. Set in the ...Read Review

To Die in Spring

By Ralf Rothman - By Shaun Whiteside (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The Spring referred to in the title is the Spring of 1945. Germany has manifestly lost the war, but the regime continues to conscript ...Read Review

Heretics

By Anna Kushner (trans.) - By Leonardo Padura - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In 1939, the S.S. Saint Louis arrived in Cuba with 900 Jewish refugees. They boarded hoping for a new life, only to be turned ...Read Review

The Kingdom

By Emanuel Carrere - By John Lambert (trans.) - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

Emmanuel Carrere is the classic apologist in this nonfiction account of his own personal spirituality and that of the apostles Luke and Paul, ...Read Review

Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, The History of an Idea

By Mitchell Duneier - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Ghetto is an analysis of the work of four prominent black intellectuals: Horace Cayton, Kenneth Clark, William Julius Wilson, and Geoffrey Canada. All ...Read Review

Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West

By William Hogeland - Published 2017

Genres:

MilitaryNonfictionWestern

Hogeland’s book is a finely researched entry about a war about which few Americans are aware—the war to eradicate the Native ...Read Review

Isadora

By Amelia Gray - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In her fifth book, Amelia Gray crafts a historical novel based on the life of the mother of modern dance, Isadora Duncan. The ...Read Review

Naming Thy Name: Cross Talk in Shakespeare’s Sonnets

By Elaine Scarry - Published 2016

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Elaine Scarry, a celebrated literary scholar known for her interdisciplinary approaches to the study of poetry, culture, philosophy, and art, has joined Oscar ...Read Review

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas de Quincey

By Frances Wilson - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Thomas De Quincey is most famous for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and for his friendship with the Romantic poets, especially William ...Read Review