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The Inventory

by Gila Lustiger & Rebecca Morrison Arcade (November 17, 2015)

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...


A Son of War: A Novela and Stories

by Melvyn Bragg Arcade (January 05, 2012)

The second volume of a trilogy that began with The Soldier's Return.After the upheavals of the Second World War, the Richardson family -- Sam, Ellen and their young son Joe -- settle back to working-class life...


The Crime of Olga Arbyelina

by Andreï Makine Arcade (November 11, 2011)

The summer of ’47. In the sleepy town of Villiers-la-Forêt, roughly an hour from Paris, the peaceful radiance of the day is interrupted by the discovery that, along a nearby riverbank, the body of a man has...


Duke of Egypt

by Margriet de Moor & Paul Vincent Arcade (July 01, 2013)

Flame-haired Lucie raises horses on her father’s farm. One summer day, she meets a dark, handsome stranger named Joseph, and it is love at first sight. But their union is as improbable as their love is deep....


Spring Flowers, Spring Frost

by Ismail Kadaré & David Bellos Arcade (November 11, 2011)

In a small town at the foot of the northern highlands in Albania, a decade after the fall of the Communist regime, the harsh blood-for-blood law of the fearsome Kanun mountain folk is emerging from hibernation,...


Fugitive Colors

by Lisa Barr Arcade (April 14, 2015)

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...


The Little Virtues

by Natalia Ginzburg, Dick Davis & Belle Boggs Arcade (September 12, 2017)

In this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, Natalia Ginzburg explores both the mundane details and inescapable catastrophes of personal life with the grace and wit that have assured her rightful...


Ring of Flowers: A Novella

by Brian Andrews Arcade (April 01, 2012)

Ring of Flowers, a 46-page novella, is a bittersweet love story and a companion piece to the full length novel The Calypso Directive, written by the same author... In 1665, in the Derbyshire village of Eyam,...


All Our Yesterdays

by Natalia Ginzburg & Angus Davidson Arcade (November 01, 2016)

From “one of the most distinguished writers of modern Italy” (New York Review of Books), a classic novel of society in the midst of a war.

This powerful novel is set against the background of Italy from 1939...


The Journey of Adam Kadmon

by Leslie Stein Arcade (November 21, 2011)

A powerful novel that explores the conflicts of the human soul, where the desire for understanding is at war with the need to run from trouble, and courage does not always win. Roaming India in 1939 and the...


Oil and Marble

by Stephanie Storey Arcade (March 01, 2016)

In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence alive, entering with extraordinary empathy into the minds and souls of two Renaissance masters, creating a stunning art history thriller. From...


The Hamilton Affair

by Elizabeth Cobbs Arcade (July 28, 2016)

A New York Times Bestseller and one of the best historical fiction books of 2016 and 2017!

A juicy answer to Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton” --Cosmopolitan

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American...


The Queen's Bastard

by Robin Maxwell Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Historians have long whispered that “the Virgin Queen” Elizabeth’s passionate, lifelong affair with Robin Dudley, Earl of Leicester, may have led to the birth of a son, Arthur Dudley. In this exquisite...


The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn

by Robin Maxwell Arcade (November 21, 2011)

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...


Big Breasts and Wide Hips

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (December 12, 2011)

In his latest novel, Mo Yan—arguably China’s most important contemporary literary voice—recreates the historical sweep and earthy exuberance of his much acclaimed novel Red Sorghum. In a country where...


The Accident on the A35

by Burnet Graeme Macrae Arcade (October 16, 2018)

The Accident on the A35 returns to the scene of Burnet’s accomplished first novel, The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau--the small French town of Saint-Louis. Detective Gorski is called away from his night of...


The Return of Kid Cooper

by Brad Smith Arcade (February 27, 2018)

The year is 1910. Nate Cooper is an old-school cowboy who has spent nearly thirty years in a Montana prison of a wrongful life sentence for a false murder conviction. Nate's moral compass is true and unwavering:...


Wonders Will Never Cease

by Robert Irwin Arcade (November 07, 2017)

An Exhilarating, Magical Blend of History and Fantasy Set during the Original Game of Thrones.

Beginning with the Palm Sunday battle of Towton, the bloodiest ever fought on English soil, Wonders Will Never...


The Late Mr. Shakespeare

by Robert Nye Arcade (April 23, 1999)

Our guide to the life of the Bard is an actor called Pickleherring, who asserts that as a boy he was an original member of Shakespeare's acting troupe. In an attic above a brothel in Restoration London—a half...


The Mystified Magistrate

by Marquis de Sade & Richard Seaver Arcade (November 21, 2011)

The Marquis de Sade is known variously to history as “the Divine Marquis” (the Surrealists) and “that monster author” (Napoleon)because of the daring originality and scandalous nature of much of his writing....


Virgin: Prelude to the Throne

by Robin Maxwell Arcade (June 13, 2001)

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII and later England's most beloved monarch, was banished by her father at the age of two, but is readmitted to the Tudor fold at nine when Henry's sixth...


The Department of Missing Persons

by Ruth Zylberman & Grace McQuillan Arcade (October 03, 2017)

A startling debut novel about the burden of Holocaust memory and the implacable zest for life.

Thirty-six years after her mother was liberated from Bergen-Belsen, the unnamed narrator lives a comfortable life...