Random House

The Seal Wife

By Kathryn Harrison - Published 2002

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Kathryn Harrison is best known for her memoir, The Kiss, detailing the incestuous relationship she had with her father. It is no surprise, ...Read Review

The World At Night

By Alan Furst - Published 2002

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AdventureThriller

Paris and France are the subject of this novel, even more so than the men and women caught by the German advance of 1940. ...Read Review

The Disappearing Body

By David Grand - Published 2002

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Literary

This is an extremely literary second novel by an author whose first book, Louse, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. ...Read Review

Austerlitz

By W.G. Sebald - Published 2001

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EpicLiterary

While this review was being written, W. G. Sebald’s obituaries appeared, describing the author’s death in a car accident, possibly from ...Read Review

In Search of a Homeland

By Penelope Lively - Published 2001

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Children/Young Adult

Prize-winning fiction author Penelope Lively provides a treat for all ages in her retelling of the story of the Aeneid. Beautifully illustrated by ...Read Review

Carry Me Across the Water

By Ethan Canin - Published 2001

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Literary

In this chronicle of an American businessman who started life as a German Jewish refugee, the writing is full of insights. We are ...Read Review

Halide’s Gift

By Frances Kazan - Published 2001

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Literary

The historical Halide Edib Adivar was the first Turkish student at the American Girls College in Constantinople. Enrolled there in 1897 by her progressive-thinking ...Read Review

Home Across the Road

By Nancy Peacock - Published 2001

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LiterarySaga

Generations of the Redd family, divided into the white Redds and the black Redds, people this novel which the New York Times Book ...Read Review

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

By Michael Chabon - Published 2000

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Epic

Everybody knows that jazz is America’s greatest contribution to the arts, or is it? Consider as a close contender: superhero comic books, ...Read Review