Harry’s Trees Jon Cohen - 428 p.

Harry’s Trees Jon Cohen - 428 p.

Comedy, tragedy, and magic join hands in HARRY’S TREES, a charming, if uneven, novel. Its appeal lies in the two main characters: Harry Crane, a middle-aged average-Joe kind of guy, and a cheeky, bossy nine-year-old named Oriana Jeffers. Both are in the throes...
My Ex-Life Stephen McCauley - 336 p.

My Ex-Life Stephen McCauley - 336 p.

Stephen McCauley’s characters get a chance at new life in his funny, incisive new novel. The story’s three main players are unsettled and out-of-joint—David Hedges, a gay man, whose San Francisco apartment is being sold out from under him; Julie Fiske, a...
Alternate Side Anna Quindlen - 304 p.

Alternate Side Anna Quindlen - 304 p.

Marriage is like a den—it’s “not the most important room in the house”—says a minor character in ALTERNATE SIDE. The character may be minor (and unmarried), but her pronouncement is a major thematic concern in Anna Quindlen’s latest novel. Nora...
Anatomy of a Miracle Jonathan  Miles - 356 p.

Anatomy of a Miracle Jonathan Miles - 356 p.

Jonathan Miles places an unprepossessing character at the center of his sharply satirical novel, ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE. His hero, Cameron Harris, is a cypher, hardly the kind of guy anyone would expect to set off an international cause celebre. But that’s just...
Educated Tara Westover - 352 p.

Educated Tara Westover - 352 p.

She was a tough kid. Still, even having read EDUCATED, Tara Westover’s blistering family memoir, I’m hard pressed to figure out how any child—no matter how resilient—could come away intact, let alone garner the prestigious academic degrees (M.A., Ph.D.)...

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