Farrar Straus & Giroux

Shakespeare in Swahililand: In Search of a Global Poet

By Edward Wilson-Lee - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a scholarly study of the influence of Shakespeare in eastern Africa, from the 19th century to the present. The author takes ...Read Review

By Gaslight

By Steven Price - Published 2016

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Given its length and structure containing four flashback sections plus an epilogue, By Gaslight appears a daunting read.  However, in this case appearances ...Read Review

The Chosen Ones

By Steve Sem-Sandberg - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

It should be said from the outset: a 576-page book about the worst kind of evil is not easy to read. In fact, ...Read Review

Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was

By Sjόn - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In 1918, the world is in turmoil. WWI wreaks its havoc in Europe, and the Spanish flu is devastating communities around the world. Distant ...Read Review

Autumn Princess, Dragon Child: Book 2 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

Shikanoko (Shika) continues his quest to find the hidden young and true Emperor of Japan and the Autumn Princess, his love. He now ...Read Review

Lord of the Darkwood: Book 3 in the Tale of Shikanoko Series

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

In medieval times, Japan has been torn asunder by powerful families vying to rule through a false emperor. Yoshimaru, the real emperor, but ...Read Review

The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic

By Jamie James - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Jamie James examines the lives of six unconventional artists in his study of connections between art and the exotic. Drawing from journals, personal ...Read Review

Mount Pleasant

By Amy Reid (trans.) - By Patrice Nganang - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

A young but intelligent and open student has returned to Cameroon in the year 2001, anxious to research the history of her people and ...Read Review

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

By Dominic Smith - Published 2016

Genres:

This is a beautifully written, gripping historical novel centered on the forgery of a Dutch Golden Age painting and two women: the one ...Read Review

Emperor of the Eight Islands: Book 1 in the Tale of Shikanoko

By Lian Hearn - Published 2016

Genres:

Fantasy

Kazumaru, whose father has died and whose mother has joined a Buddhist convent in her overwhelming sorrow, knows his Uncle Sademasa plans to ...Read Review