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A death in the family —Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968-

Karl Ove Knausgaard writes with exhilarating honesty about his childhood and teenage years, his infatuation with rock music, his relationship with his loving yet almost invisible mother and his distant and unpredictable ...

Monkey boy : a novel —Goldman, Francisco, author.

"Our narrator, Francisco Goldberg, an American writer, has been living and working in Mexico City as a journalist for over a decade, but has recently returned to New York City in hopes of "going home again." It's been fi...

Inseparable : a never-before-published novel —Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986, author.

"From the moment Sylvie and Andrée meet in their Parisian day school, they see in each other an accomplice with whom to confront the mysteries of girlhood. For the next ten years, the two are the closest of friends and ...

On the road —Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969, author.

Story of two restless young men in the late 1940's who cross and recross America, encountering parties, girls, drugs, loneliness and their own dreams along the way.

Parker looks up : an extraordinary moment —Curry, Parker, author.

When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald's transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didn't just see the First Lady of the United States. She saw a queen-- one w...

Junky : the difinitive text of "junk" —Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.

Burroughs's first novel, a fictional, quasi-autobiographical account of one man's challenge to turn self-destruction into art. Oliver Harris has recreated the author's original text from archival typescripts. Also includ...

Inside story —Amis, Martin, author.

"From one of the most highly acclaimed writers at work today: his most intimate and epic work yet--an autobiographical novel of sex and love, family and friendship. Inside Story had its birth in the death of Martin Amis'...

The mapmaker's daughter : the confessions of Nurbanu Sultan, 1525-1583 : [a novel] —Hughes, Katherine Nouri, author.

"The Mapmaker's Daughter, a historical novel set in the 16th century, is the confession of Nurbanu, born Cecilia Baffo Veniero - the mesmerizing, illegitimate Venetian who became the most powerful woman in the Ottoman Em...

Bunheads —Copeland, Misty, author.

A young Misty Copeland discovers her love for dance through the ballet of Coppélia.

Black girl unlimited : the remarkable story of a teenage wizard —Brown, Echo, author.

Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions to the white rocks. Yet there is magic ... everywhere. New portals begin to open when Echo transfers to the rich school ...

Everything sad is untrue : (a true story) —Nayeri, Daniel, author.

"At the front of a middle school classroom in Oklahoma, a boy named Khosrou (whom everyone calls "Daniel") stands, trying to tell a story. His story. But no one believes a word he says. To them he is a dark-skinned, hair...

I love you but I've chosen darkness —Watkins, Claire Vaye, author.

"Leaving behind her husband, Theo, and their young daughter, Claire, a writer, gets on a flight for a speaking engagement in Reno, not carrying much besides a breast pump--and a creeping case of postpartum depression. Bu...

The mountain shadow —Roberts, Gregory David, author.

Australian fugitive Lin continues his search for love and faith in a Bombay that has come under the rule of a new generation of mafia dons and where Lin becomes trapped by his married soulmate and an increasingly violent...

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