What if America's founding ideals finally became reality. A
future of peace, justice, and love comes to life in original
speculative stories that challenge oppression and embrace
inclusiveness--from N. K. Jemisin, Charles Yu, Jamie Ford, and
From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth
on the make in Mexico City, and a sublime precursor to The
Two young poets, Jan and Remo, find themselves adrift in Mexico
City. Obsessed with poetry, and, above all, with science fiction,
they are eager to forge a life in the literary world--or sacrifice
themselves to it.
One man's disappearance throws four women's lives into
chaos--and not all will survive. . .
Vicki works as an aromatherapist, healing her clients out of her
home studio with her special blends of essential oils. She's just
finishing a session when the police arrive on her doorstep--her
ex-husband David has gone missing.
In this stylish, haunting novel, journalist and novelist
Lawrence Osborne explores the reverberations of a random accident
on the lives of Moroccan Muslims and Western visitors who converge
on a luxurious desert villa for a decadent weekend-long
The author of the genre-defining memoir This Boy’s
Life, the PEN/Faulkner Award–winning novella The
Barracks Thief, and short stories acclaimed as modern classics,
Tobias Wolff now gives us his first novel.
Determined to fit in at his New England prep school, the narrator
has learned to mimic the bearing and manners of his adoptive tribe
while concealing as much as possible about himself.
With generosity, humor, and pathos, Anne Lamott takes on the
barrage of dislocating changes that shook the Sixties. Leading us
through the wake of these changes is Nanny Goodman, a girl living
in Marin County, California. A half-adult child among often
childish adults, Nanny grows up with two spectacularly odd parents.
Writer (and sometime housecleaner) Jennifer is twenty-three when
her beloved father, Wallace, is diagnosed with a brain tumor. This
catastrophic discovery sets off Anne Lamott's unexpectedly sweet
and funny first novel, which is made dramatic not so much by
Wallace's illness as by the emotional wake it sweeps under Jen and
her brothers, self-contained Ben and feckless, lovable Randy.