Fiction

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    The Good Works of Ayela Linde: A Novel in Stories
    By Charlotte Forbes
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From an O. Henry Prize-winner, this dazzling novel in stories marks the arrival of a powerfully original and beguiling new voice in American fiction. The linked stories that make up this spare and beautifully written novel follow the life of Ayela, the illegitimate daughter of a Mexican dressmaker, and... [READ MORE]
    Ripley Bogle
    By Robert McLiam Wilson
    (Arcade Publishing)
    I am twenty-one years old, my name is Ripley Bogle and my occupations are starving, freezing, and weeping hysterically. So announces the eponymous narrator of this alternately hilarious and horrifying novel by the Irish writer Robert McLiam Wilson, author of Eureka Street. Ripley Bogle is a Cambridge... [READ MORE]
    The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn
    By Robin Maxwell
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In this "energetic" (Kirkus Reviews) re-creation of Anne Boleyn's tragic life -- and death -- Robin Maxwell offers a pitch-perfect version of a bawdy and exuberant time filled with lust, betrayal, love, and murder.When the young Queen Elizabeth I is entrusted with Anne Boleyn's secret diary, she discovers... [READ MORE]
    Danny's Mom
    A Novel
    By Elaine Wolf
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Friday Night Lights meets Ordinary People when Beth Maller returns to her job as a guidance counselor at Meadow Brook High School shortly after an unspeakable family tragedy. Railing against the everyday injustices she had overlooked until her world cracked apart, Beth stirs up the moral battles being... [READ MORE]
    The Organ Broker
    A Novel
    By Stu Strumwasser
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Organ Broker, named one of five finalists for the 2015 Hammett Prize for literary excellence in the field of crime writing (winner TBA in October of 2016), is the thrilling story of an underground black market organ dealer known as “New York Jack.” For eighteen years Jack has been a “transplant tourism... [READ MORE]
    Kid Moses
    A Novel
    By Mark R. Thornton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This lean, raw, and surprising debut is a deeply moving and powerful story of Moses, a nine-year-old survivor of the harsh streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Moses longs for something outside the grim existence he has known. He and his friend Kioso hitch a ride out of the city on the back of a truck... [READ MORE]
    Dreams of My Russian Summers
    A Novel
    By Andreï Makine, Translated by Geoffrey Strachan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Every summer, young Andrei visits his grandmother, Charlotte Lemmonier, whom he loves dearly. In a dusty village overlooking the vast Russian steppes, she captivates her grandson and the other children of the village with wondrous tales—watching Proust play tennis in Neuilly, Tsar Nicholas II’s visit... [READ MORE]
    Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out
    A Novel
    By Mo Yan, Translated by Howard Goldblatt
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Today’s most revered, feared, and controversial Chinese novelist offers a tour de force in which the real, the absurd, the comical, and the tragic are blended into a fascinating read. The hero—or antihero—of Mo Yan’s new novel is Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his benevolence to his peasants. His story... [READ MORE]
    Danny's Mom
    A Novel
    By Elaine Wolf
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Beth Maller returns to her job as a high school guidance counselor shortly after her teenage son, Danny, is killed in a car accident. Beth didn’t want Danny to drive that snowy night, but her husband insisted the roads were safe. Beth blames him for Danny’s death, and she blames herself for allowing... [READ MORE]
    The Garlic Ballads
    A Novel
    By Mo Yan, By Howard Goldblatt
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The farmers of Paradise County have been leading a hardscrabble life unchanged for generations. The Communist government has encouraged them to plant garlic, but selling the crop is not as simple as they believed. Warehouses fill up, taxes skyrocket, and government officials maltreat even those who have... [READ MORE]
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