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Hook’s Tale

By John Leonard Pielmeier - Published 2017

Genres:

Fantasy

Peter Pan has always been the hero, Captain Hook the villain. Pielmeier turns J. M. Barrie’s story on its head through his “...Read Review

The House of Names

By Colm Tóibín - Published 2017

Genres:

EpicLiterary

In his eleventh novel, Tóibín retells the myth of the House of Atreus and Queen Clytemnestra, who murdered her husband, Agamemnon, ...Read Review

Golden Hill

By Francis Spufford - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In November of 1746, young Mr. Smith, fresh from London, hops off a ship in New York and hightails it to Lovell & Company ...Read Review

The Signal Flame

By Andrew Krivak - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The Signal Flame is a sequel, generations later, to Andrew Krivák’s exquisite debut, The Sojourn. Josef Vinich, a veteran of WWI, ...Read Review

Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File

By John Edgar Wideman - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black teenager from Chicago visiting family in Mississippi, allegedly whistled at a white woman. For this “crime,” he ...Read Review

The Kid

By Ron Hansen - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

From his 1859 birth in the slums of New York’s Five Points to his violent death in New Mexico in 1881, William Henry McCarty, ...Read Review

Sirius: The Little Dog Who Almost Changed History

By Jonathan Crown - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Sirius, Jonathan Crown’s debut novel, first appeared in Germany in 2014. Having made the bestseller list there, the book is now available in ...Read Review

Barkskins

By Annie Proulx - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

What is it that makes Annie Proulx’s voice so compelling, so completely her own? She creates characters and situations and then sits ...Read Review

They Were Like Family to Me

By Helen Maryles Shankman - Published 2016Published 2016-02-02

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

A compelling blend of folktales, magical realism, Nazi barbarity, and family history, They Were Like Family to Me offers a series of interconnected ...Read Review

Work Like Any Other

By Virginia Reeves - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Roscoe Martin is infatuated with two things: his wife and electricity. Both end up ruining him as a husband and father, and destroy ...Read Review