A story of origins and women, “Half Broke Horses” brings the author’s hardy, poker playing, schoolteacher grandmother to life.
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The horrific yet plausible future depicted in Margaret Atwood’s “The Year of the Flood” compels the reader to reexamine the present.
Sharply written and laced with the complexities of female power, “Unfinished Desires” transports the reader through a hundred years at a Catholic school in North Carolina.
Struggles, past and present, are equally viable in Joshua Mohr’s blunt, fearless first novel “Some Things Meant the World to Me.”
“Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi” is a brilliant satire vacillating between ancient and modern worlds and tribulations.
The compelling biography “Pops” argues that Louis Armstrong’s cheerful manner and exultant playing were the man’s essence, not a stage act.
With the keen eye of an expert historian, Joyce Appleby traces the unlikely origins of capitalism in “The Relentless Revolution.”
Relying on bare facts rather than sentimentality, “Zeitoun” takes the reader straight to the heart of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath.
D.A. Powell’s poetry collection “Chronic” soars in its electric anger, celebration and suspicion of love.
“Where the God of Love Hangs Out” dishes out love and repercussions in Amy Bloom’s candid collection of short stories.