Fiction

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    The Essay
    A Novel
    By Robin Yocum
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Jimmy Lee Hickam grew up along Red Dog Road, a dead-end strip of gravel and mud buried deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio. It is the poorest road, in the poorest county, in the poorest region of the state. To make things worse, the name Hickam is synonymous with trouble. Jimmy Lee hails from a heathen... [READ MORE]
    The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme
    A Novel
    By Andreï Makine, Translated by Geoffrey Strachan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    With this novel, Andreï Makine, whose work has been compared to that of Balzac, Chekhov, Pasternak, and Proust, brings to a stunning conclusion his epic trilogy that began with Dreams of My Russian Summers and continued with Requiem for a Lost Empire. The novel opens in 1942, in a burning, gutted Stalingrad,... [READ MORE]
    Fugitive Colors
    A Novel
    By Lisa Barr
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Debut Historical Suspense Novel Wins IPPY Award for Best “Literary Fiction 2014”Stolen art, love, lust, deception, and revenge paint the pages of veteran journalist Lisa Barr’s debut novel, Fugitive Colors, an un-put-down-able page-turner. Booklist calls the WWII era novel, "Masterfully conceived and... [READ MORE]
    The Marx Sisters: A Kathy Kolla and David Brock Mystery
    By Barry Maitland
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Detective Kathy Kolla's first case is one for the books. Meredith Winterbottom, a resident of Jerusalem Lane--a quaint section of London inhabited by Eastern European immigrants--and a great-granddaughter of Karl Marx, is found dead. Was she the victim of greedy real-estate developers, or was she killed... [READ MORE]
    The Death and Life of Miguel De Cervantes: A Novel
    By Stephen Marlowe
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This is the story of my death and life, in which fiction and that lesser truth, history, from time to time form a seamless whole. Speaking is the hero of Stephen Marlowe's brilliant new novel. He is Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: son of a barber-surgeon (always on the run from the bill collector),... [READ MORE]
    Jacob The Liar
    By Jurek Becker
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Cut off from all news of the war along with thousands of fellow prisoners, Jacob Heym accidentally overhears a radio broadcast that reveals the Red Army's advancement and is forced to tell a series of lies in order to explain his knowledge.Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books... [READ MORE]
    A Gushing Fountain
    A Novel
    By Martin Walser, Translated by David Dollenmayer
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical, it is also a remarkably vivid account of a childhood fraught with troubles,... [READ MORE]
    Mimi's Ghost
    A Novel
    By Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The second Duckworth novel is "A wild and wacky thriller that's like sharing a roller-coaster ride with a suave maniac" (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Morris Duckworth can't get over Massimina, or Mimi, as he likes to refers to her. But then, he should have thought of that before he kidnapped and... [READ MORE]
    Gifts
    A Novel
    By Nuruddin Farah
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Nuruddin Farah is one of the finest contemporary African novelists.”—Salman Rushdie The second novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy, Gifts is the beguiling tale of a Somali family and the struggles of its powerful matriarch to keep it whole. Duniya is a single mother, raising twins while... [READ MORE]
    The Inventory
    A Novel
    By Gila Lustiger, Translated by Rebecca Morrison
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Combining the authenticity of reportage with the emotional intensity of an extraordinary imagination, The Inventory is a profoundly unsettling account of the effects of Nazi paranoia upon every segment of German society. Writing with piercing clarity and searing irony, Gila Lustiger weaves together the... [READ MORE]
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