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Out Stealing Horses

Per Petterson

Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Out Stealing Horses has been embraced across the world as a classic, a novel of universal relevance and power. Panoramic and gripping, it tells the story of Trond Sander, a sixty-seven-yea...

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Published: Apr 2008

Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's ...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Set in an unnamed Caribbean seaport, Garcia Marquez's extraordinary Love in the Time of Cholera (1988) relates one of literature's most remarkable stories of unrequited love. 'This shining and heartbreaking novel,' Thomas Pynchon wrot...

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Published: Oct 2003

The Help

Kathryn Stockett

In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the Civil Rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, m...

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Published: Feb 2009

A Wedding in December

Anita Shreve

A 25th reunion at a Maine boarding school brings together a middle-aged couple--Bridget and Bill--who broke up after high school and went their separate ways. The novel centers on their wedding, which various old classmates have gathe...

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Published: May 2006

The Beach House

Jane Green

The New York Times bestseller and ultimate beach read from the author of Second Chance Nan Powell is a free-spirited, sixty-five-year-old widow who's not above skinny-dipping in her neighbors' pools when they're away and who dearly lo...

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Published: Jun 2009

Little Bee

Chris Cleave

From the author of the international bestseller Incendiary comes a haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers - one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban Londo...

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Published: Feb 2010

The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri won the Pulitzer for her story collection, INTERPRETER OF MALADIES. Her first novel, set in Boston and New York, begins in 1968 with a young Indian man doing research at MIT, and his wife, who becomes pregnant with a son...

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Published: Sep 2004

The Almost Moon

Alice Sebold

A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this brilliant, powerful, and unforgettable new novel by the author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky. For years Helen Knightly has given her life to others: to her haunted mother, to h...

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Published: Sep 2008

For One More Day

Mitch Albom

This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with h...

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Published: Sep 2006

Radiant Angel (John Corey)

Nelson DeMille

"A soft breeze fluttered the white, blue, and red Russian flag in front of the U.N. mission. I remember when the Soviet hammer and sickle flew there. I kind of miss the Cold War. But I think it's back."RADIANT ANGELAfter a s...

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Published: May 2015

The Dew Breaker

Edwidge Danticat

A scarred Brooklyn resident remembers his past life as a Haitian torturer in the 1960s, a period during which he waged personal and political battles before moving to New York, where his past continued to haunt him throughout his marr...

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Published: Mar 2005

The White Tiger

Aravind Adiga

Introducing a major literary talent, The White Tiger offers a story of coruscating wit, blistering suspense, and questionable morality, told by the most volatile, captivating, and utterly inimitable narrator that this millennium has y...

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Published: Oct 2008

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel. Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present day Americ...

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Published: Oct 2013

South of Broad

Pat Conroy

Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered—and shadowed—by tragedy. Lonely and adrift, he searches for something to sustain him and finds it among a tightly knit group of high school outsiders. Surviving marriages ha...

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Published: May 2010

The Gathering

Anne Enright

Anne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland’s most singular voices. Now she delivers The Gathering, a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh blood into the Irish ...

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Published: Sep 2007

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

A new novel by the author of Everything Is Illuminated introduces Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center bombing, who searches the city for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind. Re...

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Published: Apr 2006

The Tiger's Wife

Tea Obreht

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather's recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his wor...

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Published: Nov 2011

And the Mountains Echoed: a novel by ...

Khaled Hosseini

An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, ...

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Published: May 2013

Suite Francaise

Irene Nemirovsky

This remarkable bestseller, already hailed as one of the great works of French literature in the 20th century, actually consists of three books: two novellas, and the non-fiction account of their creation and improbable survival. In 1...

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Published: Apr 2007

South of Broad

Pat Conroy

The publishing event of the season: The one and only Pat Conroy returns, with a big, sprawling novel that is at once a love letter to Charleston and to lifelong friendship.Against the sumptuous backdrop of Charleston, South Carolina, ...

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Published: Aug 2009

The Longest Ride

Nicholas Sparks

Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash. Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until...

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Published: Sep 2013

When We Were Orphans

Kazuo Ishiguro

When 9-year-old Christopher Banks's father--a British businessman involved in the opium trade--disappears from the family home in Shanghai, the boy and his friend Akira play at being detectives: 'Until in the end, after the chases, fi...

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Published: Mar 2005

High Profile

Robert B. Parker

Struggling with unprecedented levels of pressure during a high-profile case involving the murders of a controversial talk-show host and a young woman, Paradise police chief Jesse Stone encounters numerous dead ends and becomes increas...

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Published: Feb 2007

Capital Crimes

Jonathan Kellerman

In San Francisco, homicide detectives must sift through an abundence of suspects and long-buried secrets to uncover the killer of a controversial activist and state representative, while in Nashville, Music City Murder Squad detective...

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Published: Nov 2006

Body of Lies

Iris Johansen

Just as there are sculptors who insist they liberate forms imprisoned within marble and granite, Eve Duncan, the strong-willed heroine of Body of Lies, is a forensic sculptor driven by a need to liberate innocence from the shroud o...

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Published: Mar 2003

Safe Harbor

Luanne Rice

In this novel about the bonds of sisterhood, artist Dana Underwood returns to her childhood home in Connecticut to become a mother to her orphaned nieces, Allie and Quinn, all the while planning to take them back to France, where she ...

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Published: Jan 2003

Lisey's Story

Stephen King

This novel by bestselling author Stephen King explores the relationship between the writer and his work, through the voice of the widow Lisey Landon. Lisey's late husband, Scott, was an award-winning novelist, and when he died, hordes...

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Published: Oct 2006

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz

The most talked about—and praised—first novel of 2007, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize.Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sis...

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Published: Sep 2008

Sweetwater Creek

Anne Rivers Siddons

The Parmenters raise hunting dogs on Sweetwater Farm in South Carolina’s low country, near Charleston, where 12-year-old Emily leads a lonely life. Her mother has left the family, her favorite brother killed himself, and Emily b...

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Published: Jan 2007

No Country for Old Men (MTI)

Cormac McCarthy

Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, instead finds men shot dead, a load of heroin, and more than $2 million in cash. Packing the money out, he knows, will change everything. But only after two more men are murdered do...

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Published: Jul 2006
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