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Men, Women & Children: A Novel

by Chad Kultgen HarperCollins e-books (June 21, 2011)

Theauthor of The Average American Male and The Lie returns with ashocking, salacious, and surprisingly subtle new novel of the average Americanfamily. Like Neil Strauss and Nick Hornby, Chad Kultgenhas the capacity...


Ten Thousand Saints: A Novel

by Eleanor Henderson HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“Eleanor Henderson is in possession of an enormous talent which she has matched up with skill, ambition, and a fierce imagination.  The resulting novel, Ten Thousand Saints, is the best thing I’ve read...


Quarantine: Stories

by Rahul Mehta HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“Thestories in Rahul Mehta's Quarantineamplify a surprising new voice: gentle, even tender, but powerful." —Pankaj Mishra, author of Butter Chicken inLudhiana

Reminiscentof Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreterof...


There Is No Year: A Novel

by Blake Butler HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

"Butler is an original force who is fearless with form. . . . [an] inventive and deeply promising young author." —Time Out New York

"[Butler's] sentences. . . twist and evolve, and there's a perverse...


Magic City: A Novel

by Jewell Parker Rhodes HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921. A white woman and a black man are alone in an elevator. Suddenly, the woman screams, the man runs out, and the chase to capture and lynch him begins.

When Joe, a young man trying to be...


Tourquai: A Novel

by Tim Davys HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

"[An] audacious concept. . . . [A] giddy thrill." —Los Angeles Times 

"Weird? Obviously. . . . There’s more than stuffing here, though, including questions of good vs. evil, life vs. death, and sanity...


The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America

by Hannah Nordhaus HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

“You’llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again.” —Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of Lobsters

Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells...


Faith: A Novel

by Jennifer Haigh HarperCollins e-books (May 10, 2011)

"[Haigh is] an expertnatural storyteller with an acute sense of her characters' humanity." —NewYork Times

 

"We have the intriguing possibility that the nextgreat American author is already in print." —Fort...


My New American Life: A Novel

by Francine Prose HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

“Francine Prose is a world-classsatirist who’s also a world-class storyteller.”—Russell Banks

 

Francine Prose captures contemporary America at itsmost hilarious and dreadful in My New American Life,...


What Was the Hipster?: A Sociological Investigation

by n+1 HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

Who was the turn-of-the-century hipster? Who is free enough of the hipster taint to write this history without contempt or nostalgia? Why are we tempted to declare the neo-hipster moment over, when the hipster's...


The Gospel in Brief

by Leo Tolstoy & Dustin Condren HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

The greatest novelist of all time retells the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus Christ, in The Gospel in Brief—Leo Tolstoy’s riveting, novelistic integration of the four Gospels into a single,...


The Four-Gated City

Children of Violence #5

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five novels, first published in the 1950's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating...


A Ripple From the Storm

Children of Violence #3

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

Martha Quest, the embodied heroine of the Children of Violence series, has been acclaimed as one of the greatest fictional creations in the English language. In a Ripple from the Storm, Doris Lessing charts...


A Proper Marriage

Children of Violence #2

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of...


Under the Mercy Trees: A Novel

by Heather Newton HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

“[An] eloquent, sorrowful novel....Readers of both Pat Conroy, on one hand, and Carson McCullers, on the other, will relish Newton’s flawed characters and piquant portrayal of small town life.” —Booklist...


The Raising

by Laura Kasischke HarperCollins e-books (March 15, 2011)

“Kasischke’s writing does what good poetry does—it shows us an alternate world and lulls us into living in it . . . The language catapults us into another plane of existence, one of facade and reflection.” ...


Caribou Island: A Novel

by David Vann HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

“Dazzling…. Vann knows the darkness but he writes from the compassionate light of art.  This is an essential book.”  —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange...


Emerald Germs Of Ireland

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

"There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . "

Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?

Pat spent...


A Time of Angels

by Patricia Schonstein HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Primo Verona is born with a gift of clairvoyance so strong that he is able to predict his own mother's death while still in her womb. Brought up on a rich diet of astronomy, philosophy, and storytelling, Primo...


A Quilt of Dreams

by Patricia Schonstein HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine with-out them knowing each...


Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that "McCabesque" has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including "exquisitely,...


Like A Sister: A Novel

by Janice Daugharty HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

It is 1956, and thirteeen-year-old Sister must raise her three siblings on her own, as her mother, Marnie, has a new boyfriend who isn't interested in kids.  Taking charge of her life, Sister befriends  a...


Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel

Tales of the City #8

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The eighth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

Following the success of his New...


The Good Daughters

by Joyce Maynard HarperCollins e-books (August 24, 2010)

“A story of choices and events so intimate I felt I was part of it. The novel is wrenching, the emotions radiant, and it will leave readers transformed”

—Luanne Rice, author of The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners...


5 Minutes and 42 Seconds

by Timothy Williams HarperCollins e-books (March 02, 2010)

Cameisha Douglass has it all -- a sprawling home in a posh neighborhood, a fancy car, three healthy children, and a husband, Fashad, who is devoted to her. Her biggest worry is catching her daytime soap operas...


Bad Marie: A Novel

by Marcy Dermansky HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

“Reading Marcy Dermansky’s Bad Marie is like spending a rainy afternoon in a smaller, older movie theater watching a charming French movie with a woman (or a man) you’ve just met on the street and already...


Lanceheim: A Novel

by Tim Davys HarperCollins e-books (June 15, 2010)

The second book in Tim Davys’s Mollisan Town quartet—following the critically-acclaimed AmbervilleLanceheim is a literary and psychological drama in which the trials and tribulations of stuffed animals...


Landlocked

Children of Violence #4

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (December 22, 2009)

In the aftermath of World War II, Martha Quest finds herself completely disillusioned. She is losing faith with the communist movement in Africa, and her marriage to one of the movement's leaders is disintegrating....


Correcting the Landscape

Bellwether Prize 2004

by Marjorie Kowalski Cole HarperCollins e-books (November 10, 2009)

The editor of a small weekly newspaper in Fairbanks, Alaska, Gus Traynor is an independent spirit whose idealism has survived numerous tests. When big business interests threaten the breathtaking wilderness...


Dreamland

by Kevin Baker HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

A literary tour de force, a magnificent chronicle of a remarkable era and a place of dreams

In a stunning work of imagination and memory, author Kevin Baker brings to mesmerizing life a vibrant, colorful, thrilling,...


Adverbs

by Daniel Handler HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Hello.

I am Daniel Handler, the author of this book. Did you know that authors often write the summaries that appear on their book's dust jacket? You might want to think about that the next time you read something...


Empress

by Shan Sa HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Such is the voice of Shan Sa's unforgettable heroine in her latest literary masterpiece, Empress. Empress Wu, one of China's most controversial figures, was its first and only female emperor, who emerged in...


Alexander and Alestria

by Shan Sa HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

re-creating the lives of two of the most intriguing rulers in history, Shan Sa brings us a novel filled with the sound of hooves, the whistle of arrows, blood, passion, and betrayal. The familiar figure of Alexander...


City of Refuge

by Tom Piazza HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In the heat of late summer, two New Orleans families—one black and one white—confront a storm that will change the course of their lives.

SJ Williams, a carpenter and widower, lives and works in the Lower...


Emma's Table

by Philip Galanes HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

From the moment Emma Sutton walks into the esteemed FitzCoopers auction house, the one-time media darling knows exactly what she wants: an exquisite antique dining table. What she doesn't realize is what she's...


Nothing Is Quite Forgotten in Brooklyn

by Alice Mattison HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

One quiet spring day in 1989, Constance Tepper arrives from Philadelphia to watch over her mother's Brooklyn apartment and her orange cat. Con's mother, Gert, has left town to visit her old friend Marlene Silverman...


Serena

by Ron Rash HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains where they plan to create a timber empire. Although George has already lived in the camp long enough...


A Father's Law

by Richard Wright HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

The final work of Richard Wright, one of America's greatest writers

A Father's Law is the novel Richard Wright, acclaimed author of Black Boy and Native Son, never completed. Written during a six-week period...


Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess

by Alfred de Musset HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

"' What a picture! ' She shivered, making her breasts quiver, and I realized that this confession, far from horrifying her, was feeding her lust. You'll send the devil back into our flesh.' "

Considered one of...


A Life Full of Holes

by Larbi Layachi HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

One of the most unusual literary innovations ever produced, A Life Full of Holes is the result of a singular collaboration between two remarkable individuals: Driss ben Hamed Charhadi, an illiterate North African...


Matters of Chance

by Jeannette Haien HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Matters of Chance is a glorious, aptivating novel about Morgan and Maude Shurtliff, who fall in love and marry in the years before World WarII. Unable to have children of their own, Morgan and Maude adopt twin...


Mariette in Ecstasy

by Ron Hansen HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

The highly acclaimed and provocatively rendered story of a young postulant's claim to divine possession and religious ecstasy.


Hitler's Niece

by Ron Hansen HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Hitler's Niece tells the story of the intense and disturbing relationship between Adolf Hitler and the daughter of his only half-sister, Angela, a drama that evolves against the backdrop of Hitler's rise to...


The All of It

by Jeannette Haien HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

JeannetteHaien’s award-winning first novel relates theseemingly simple tale of a parishioner confiding in her priest, but the tangledconfession brings secrets to light that provoke a moral quandary for not...


Unburnable

by Marie-Elena John HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Haunted by scandal and secrets, Lillian Baptiste fled Dominica when she was fourteen after discovering she was the daughter of Iris, the half-crazy woman whose life was told of in chanté mas songs sung during...


Shelter Me

by Juliette Fay HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In the tradition of Marisa de los Santos and Anne Tyler comes a moving debut about a young mother's year of heartbreak, loss, and forgiveness...and help that arrives from unexpected sources

Four months after...


Kill Your Friends

by John Niven HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

AS the twentieth century breathes its very last, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R man Steven Stelfox is slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry. Blithely crisscrossing...


Guys & Dogs

by Elaine Fox HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

A GUY VS. A DOG

One of them is affectionate, loving, and eternally loyal –– a companion for life who lives only to make you happy...

Small–town veterinarian Megan Rose doesn't usually wake up next to strangers....


The Lie

by Chad Kultgen HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

With the publication of The Average American Male -- and the release of the shocking viral videos that made it a water-cooler sensation -- Chad Kultgen became one of the most talked-about authors of recent years....


An Almost Perfect Moment

by Binnie Kirshenbaum HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In Brooklyn, in the Age of Disco, Valentine Kessler -- a sweet Jewish girl who bears a remarkable resemblance to the Virgin Mary of Lourdes -- has an unerring gift for shattering the dreams and hopes of those...