Bright, Precious Days

Bright, Precious Days

This unforgettable New York story of glamour, sex, ambition, and heartbreak begins in the heady days before the financial crash. Russell and Corrine Calloway seem to be...

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Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire

"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top...

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The Hopefuls

The Hopefuls

A blazingly honest portrait of ambition and marriage, and a brilliantly funny send-up of young D.C., from the bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses.A...

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Nutshell

Nutshell

A New York Times and Washington Post Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Minneapolis Star Tribune,...

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Precious and Grace

Precious and Grace

In this latest installment of this beloved and bestselling series, changes are afoot at the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Mma Makutsi, who has recently...

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Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

A NATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom Anne Rice, conjurer of beloved bestselling metaphysical tales and mystical ancient histories“In my dreams, I saw a city fall into...

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Ruthless River

Ruthless River

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin;...

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Salsa

Salsa

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection   Brave, intelligent, fierce—eighteen-year-old Silvia knows how to handle men. When she discovered...

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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., “bitches gotta eat” blogger and...

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White Sands

White Sands

In White Sands, Geoff Dyer (“one of the funniest writers alive” —Chicago Tribune) finds himself on the road again, crisscrossing the globe...

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Camino Island

Camino Island

A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for...

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Cockfosters

Cockfosters

A wickedly wry, tender new collection from one of our finest internationally acclaimed short story writers. Nine virtuoso stories that take up the preoccupations and fixations of time's...

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A French Wedding

A French Wedding

A French Wedding is a delicious novel about six college friends reuniting on the coast of Brittany to celebrate one of their own's fortieth birthday. With sumptuous food and plenty of wine, the table...

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

A dazzling, richly moving new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The God of Small Things   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes...

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Between East and West

Between East and West

In the summer and fall of 1991, Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain, took a three month road trip through the freshly independent borderlands...

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Break in Case of Emergency

Break in Case of Emergency

In her early thirties, Jen has all but abandoned a once-promising painting career when she takes a poorly defined job at a feminist nonprofit. The Leora Infinitis Foundation—or...

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The Devil's Evidence

The Devil's Evidence

Thomas Fool is a detective from Hell--literally. Having survived the wrath of both angel and demon, and still without memory of his life on earth, Fool is currently spending his...

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Falling

Falling

Elisha Cooper spends his mornings creating children's books and his afternoons playing with his two daughters. But when he discovers a lump in five-year-old Zoë's midsection...

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A House Among the Trees

A House Among the Trees

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant—a...

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How to Set a Fire and Why

How to Set a Fire and Why

“Ball has created a voice that echoes the beloved narrators of J. D. Salinger and John Green. . . . With her tragic past, brilliant mind and subversive potential, Lucia could be thought of...

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Keeping an Eye Open

Keeping an Eye Open

Flaubert believed that great paintings required no words of explanation. But, as Barnes notes, it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, us into silence. And when this does happen,...

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The Noise of Time

The Noise of Time

One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle1936: Dmitri Shostakovich, just thirty years old, reckons with the first of three conversations...

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Swimming in the Sink

Swimming in the Sink

In this stunning memoir of life after loss, open-water swimming legend and bestselling author of Grayson Lynne Cox tells of facing the one challenge that no amount of...

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The Templars' Last Secret

The Templars' Last Secret

Bruno, the beloved chief of police in the idyllic French town of St. Denis, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite...

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