Normal People

At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other He s popular and well adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at Marianne s house, a strange and indelible connect

Girl, Woman, Other

Joint Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019 n nTeeming with life and crackling with energy a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood n nGirl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families

Conversations with Friends

A sharply intelligent novel about two college students and the strange, unexpected connection they forge with a married couple n nFrances is twenty one years old, cool headed, and darkly observant A college student and aspiring writer, she devotes herself to a life of the mind and to the beautiful

Themes and Variations

In this Kindle exclusive essay, international bestselling humor writer David Sedaris shares the rewards of a book tour and his devoted readers worst kept secrets.Dismissed by a bored author at a book signing, a betrayed young man named David Sedaris made a vow Someday, when it was his turn at the

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

This is a novel about a young woman s efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes n nOur narrator should be happy, shouldn t she She s young, thin

Death in Her Hands

A novel of haunting metaphysical suspense about an elderly widow whose life is upturned when she finds a cryptic note on a walk in the woods that ultimately makes her question everything about her new home n nWhile on her normal daily walk with her dog in the forest woods, our protagonist comes acro

The Overstory

The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb

My Name Is Lucy Barton

Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation Her mother, to whom she hasn t spoken for many years, comes to see her Her unexpected visit forces Lucy to confront the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of her life her impoverished childhood in Amga

The Topeka School

Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of 1997 His mother, Jane, is a famous feminist author his father, Jonathan, is an expert at getting lost boys to open up They both work at the Foundation, a well known psychiatric clinic that has attracted staff and patients from around the w

Mr Salary

n My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all nYears ago, Sukie moved in with Nathan because her mother was dead and her father was difficult, and she had nowhere else to go Now they are on the brink of the inevitable.Sally Rooney

Night Boat to Tangier

In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs sit at night, none too patiently It is October 23, 2018, and they are ex