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Dropping in with Andy Mac: The Life of a Pro Skateboarder

by Andy Macdonald, Theresa Foy Digeronimo & Lauren Monchik Gallery Books (June 30, 2008)

As a baby he flipped himself upside down in his jolly jumper.

As a kid he rode his Big Wheel into traffic.

When he discovered skateboarding,

his life was changed forever.

So how did Andy Macdonald go from death-defying...


How Should a Person Be?

by Sheila Heti Henry Holt and Co. (June 18, 2012)

Chosen as one of fifteen remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write in the 21st century by the book critics of The New York Times

"Funny...odd, original, and nearly unclassifiable...unlike...


Time Was Soft There

by Jeremy Mercer St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2006)

"Some bookstores are filled with stories both inside and outside the bindings. These are places of sanctuary, even redemption---and Jeremy Mercer has found both amid the stacks of Shakespeare & Co."

---Paul Collins,...


The Other Windsor Girl

by Georgie Blalock William Morrow Paperbacks (November 05, 2019)

Named One of the Best Books of the Week by the New York Post!

In a historical debut evoking the style of The Crown, the daughter of an impoverished noble is swept into the fame and notoriety of the royal family...


A View of the Empire at Sunset

by Caryl Phillips Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 21, 2018)

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips presents a biographical novel of the life of Jean Rhys, the author of Wide Sargasso Sea, which she wrote as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.

Caryl Phillips's A...


Another Side of Paradise

by Sally Koslow Harper (May 29, 2018)

In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham’s star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald’s career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make...


The Mountain Lion

by Jean Stafford Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 03, 2017)

Coming of age in pre-World War II California and Colorado brings tragedy to Molly and Ralph Fawcett in Jean Stafford's classic semi-autobiographical novel, The Mountain Lion, first published in 1947. Torn between...


Cane River

by Lalita Tademy Grand Central Publishing (April 17, 2001)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK

The unique and deeply moving saga of four generations of African-American women whose journey from slavery to freedom begins on a Creole plantation in Louisiana....


The Darling: A Novel

by Russell Banks Harper Perennial (October 11, 2011)

Set in Liberia and the United States from 1975 through 1991, The Darling is the story of Hannah Musgrave, a political radical and member of the Weather Underground.

Hannah flees America for West Africa, where...