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Masterpieces of the English Short Novel

by Kenneth H. Brown Arcade (November 18, 2014)

These nine novels are the best of the best—great writing by some of the most brilliant literary minds of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Samuel Johnson’s biography of Richard Savage raises the life...


Starbucks Nation

by Chris Ver Wiel Arcade (October 17, 2011)

Here is a devastating, hilarious satire of coffee-swilling, celebrity-obsessed Southern California pop culture by one of the freshest new voices in fiction. Morgan Beale has a celebutante, masochist wife and...


I Did Not Kill My Husband

by Liu Zhenyun, Sylvia Li-chun Lin & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (October 14, 2014)

Li Xuelian, married to Qin Yuhe, is pregnant with their second child. Happy news? Not in China, with its one-child policy. It is a crime. What is she to do? Her only option is divorcing before the second child...


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...


Silvermeadow

by Barry Maitland Arcade (May 01, 2013)

Two Cases. One location. The first case, a girl gone missing, seems a decidedly local affair. The second, the return of a violent criminal who had fled the country, instantly attracts the interest of Scotland...


River of the Brokenhearted

by David Adams Richards Arcade (August 05, 2014)

From David Adams Richards, winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, comes a magnificent and haunting novel about the entwinement of remembered love and unforgotten hate.

Spanning generations,...


The Woman Before Me

by Ruth Dugdall Arcade (May 01, 2013)

Emma has everything Rose lacks: a faithful husband, beauty, and a healthy baby boy. Rose meets her in the hospital after her own baby dies from premature birth, and when Emma’s child dies in a suspicious house...


Gifts

by Nuruddin Farah Arcade (April 18, 2011)

The second novel in Nuruddin Farah's Blood in the Sun trilogy, Gifts is the beguiling tale of a Somali family and the struggles of its powerful matriarch to keep it whole. Duniya is a single mother, raising...


Limbo

by Esther Figueroa Arcade (March 04, 2014)

Limbo is a character driven environmental murder mystery set in the shifting sands of Jamaica’s environmental policies. Flora is the dynamic leader of an environmental organization set to expose the corporate...


The Sacrificial Man

by Ruth Dugdall Arcade (January 02, 2014)

When Probation Officer Cate Austin is given her new assignment, she faces the highest-profile case of her career. Alice Mariani is charged with assisted suicide and Cate must recommend a sentence.


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,...


Naked Came the Post-Postmodernist

by Sarah Lawrence College, Writing Class Writ-3303-R & Melvin Jules Bukiet Arcade (November 01, 2013)

Who killed Eric Davenport? A senior mathematics professor at Underhill College has been found dead in his office, the victim of murder. At Underhill, a small liberal arts college with a pricy tuition and a pampered...


Sex Is Forbidden

by Tim Parks Arcade (October 01, 2013)

Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute, the Buddhist retreat where Beth Marriot has taken refuge, and that’s a big advantage. Beth has been working as a server, assisting in the kitchen and helping out—discreetly,...


The Marx Sisters: A Kathy Kolla and David Brock Mystery

by Barry Maitland Arcade (January 23, 2012)

Detective Kathy Kolla's first case is one for the books. Meredith Winterbottom, a resident of Jerusalem Lane--a quaint section of London inhabited by Eastern European immigrants--and a great-granddaughter of...


Little Apple

by Leo Perutz & John Brownjohn Arcade (June 01, 2013)

Vittorin, a young Austrian officer, has just been released from a Russian POW camp toward the end of the Great War. In Vienna his family, his girlfriend, and his old job await him, but Vittorin can’t think...


The Republic of Wine: A Novel

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (January 23, 2012)

In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine—a corrupt...


Maps

by Nuruddin Farah Arcade (September 08, 1999)

Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Nuruddin Farah is one of Africa's most respected contemporary writers. Maps is the first novel in his acclaimed Blood in the Sun trilogy, set in his...


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 Boxer

by Jurek Becker, Alessandra Bastagli & Ruth Franklin Arcade (January 31, 2012)

Released from a concentration camp after the war, Aron Blank looks for and eventually finds the only other surviving member of his family, his son Mark, whom he was forced to abandon when Mark was only two years...


Under Tower Peak

by Bart Paul Arcade (April 04, 2013)

This tautly written debut thriller was named one of the 10 Best Mysteries of 2013 by the Wall Street Journal.

After two tours as a sniper in Iraq, Tommy Smith has returned to his former life as a cowboy and wilderness...


The Brush-Off

by Shane Maloney Arcade (May 29, 1998)

Murray Whelan is the political advisor to the newly appointed minister of culture, Angelo (“Tell me, Murray, what are the Arts?”) Agnelli, and he’s hanging on to his job by his toenails. On his first day,...


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...


Judge Savage

by Tim Parks Arcade (December 03, 2011)

Already a highly successful lawyer, Daniel Savage has just been promoted to the position of Crown Court judge—though jealous colleagues whisper that his promotion might be due to the fact that he is black....


The Legend of the Ragged Boy

by Wes Magee Ill. Arcade (October 13, 1993)

On a snowy Christmas Eve, a cold, hungry homeless child wanders the street, ignored by those around him, until a poor family takes him in, and they are suitably rewarded. Ages 4 and up.

Sky Pony Press, with our...


Children Are Diamonds

by Edward Hoagland Arcade (June 01, 2013)

This is not the Africa of Isak Dinesen, nor the Africa of Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord’s Resistance Army recruits child-soldiers after forcing them to...


Young Turk: A Novel

by Moris Farhi Arcade (April 18, 2011)

From a writer whose international acclaim can now spread to US shores comes a wise, craftily spun, and spine-tinglingly erotic tale of love, courage, and the forging of conscience-'a novel of startling integrity...


Wyoming: A Novel

by Barry Gifford Arcade (January 12, 2012)

A subtle, impeccably rendered new novel from one of America's most distinctive writers.A woman and her young son are traveling together by car through the southern and midwestern United States in the mid-to-late...


Voices of the Rainbow

by Kenneth Rosen Arcade (January 01, 2012)

Kenneth Rosen’s haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four...


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...


X20: A Novel of (Not) Smoking

by Richard Beard Arcade (October 06, 1997)

Gregory Simpson is thirty and trying to quit, keeping ten fingers glued to a keyboard in order to fight their incessant ache to hold a burning paper tube filled with dead leaves. In twenty entries in twenty...


Letters from an Unknown Woman

by Gerard Woodward Arcade (October 17, 2011)

With her children evacuated and her husband at the front, Tory Pace is grudgingly sharing the family home with her irascible mother; working at the local gelatin factory—to help the war effort—and generally...


The Gold of the Sunbeams

by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay Arcade (November 01, 2011)

Diagnosed as severely autistic at the age of three, Tito, nearly nonverbal, was brought up by his loving moth-er Soma, who taught him to read English and challenged him to write his own stories. The initial...


Rumi

by Rumi & Farrukh Dhondy Arcade (April 01, 2013)

Championed by the likes of Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that a few years ago he was proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations that have popularized...


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 Essay

by Robin Yocum Arcade (October 08, 2012)

Jimmy Lee Hickam grew up along Red Dog Road, a dead-end strip of gravel and mud buried deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio. It is the poorest road, in the poorest county, in the poorest region of the state....


Excuse Me For Living

by Ric Klass Arcade (October 08, 2012)

WINNER, LOS ANGELES BOOK FESTIVAL, GENERAL FICTION, 2012-2013

FINALIST, FOREWORD REVIEWS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD, GENERAL FICTION, 2012

One of New York’s finest saves brilliant and debonair (but drug-addicted)...


A Girl and Her Gator

by Sean Bryan & Tom Murphy Arcade (June 07, 2011)

Claire—the sister of the “boy who one day woke up with a bunny on his head”—discovers that she too has a strange new condition: When she looks in the mirror, there is a gator in her hair! What is she to...


The Extinction Club

by Jeffrey Moore Arcade (May 01, 2013)

Nile Nightingale is on the run. Fleeing across the border to rural Quebec, he seeks refuge at an abandoned church when his junked-up, overstimulated mind takes in that he has just witnessed a body drop—in...


Poems for Life

by Anna Quindlen Arcade (December 01, 2011)

What is your favorite poem? That is the question students from two fifth-grade classes at a New York grade school asked famous people to whom they had written. Their idea, the students explained, was to put...


My Father, His Son

by Reidar Jonsson & Marianne Ruuth Arcade (April 06, 2012)

A young man named Ingemar Johansson joins the Swedish merchant marine, sails to many distant ports, has a variety of funny and poignant adventures, and searches everywhere for his father


Murder chez Proust

by Estelle Monbrun Arcade (February 28, 2012)

When Adeline Bertrand-Verdon, the haughty, conniving president of the Proust Association, is murdered, Inspector Jean-Pierre Foucheroux is called on to lead the investigation. Soon Inspector Foucheroux is overwhelmed...


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....


Change As A Curved Equation

by Donald Everett Axinn Arcade (March 15, 2012)

Grounded in nature and the earth, but often soaring to high altitudes (Axinn is a veteran pilot) this new book of poems catches moods, seasons, weather; poses questions large and small about life, the earth,...


The Ego Makers

by Donald Everett Axinn Arcade (February 14, 2012)

In a fast-paced, powerful novel of corporate America in the free-wheeling 1980s, a successful construction company executive is swept up in the risky, seductive world of big business and bigger egos.


Heloise And Bellinis

by Harry Cipriani Arcade (February 07, 2012)

This charmingly inventive, deliciously improbable seriocomic novel opens at eleven o’clock in the morning of July 14 in the year 2000 on the Avenue d’Angleterre in Beirut. Private George Smith of the American...


Travel in My Borrowed Lives

by Donald Everett Axinn & Jay Parini Arcade (February 21, 2012)

For almost half a century, Donald Everett Axinn has been writing poetry in which, as Jay Parini notes in his introduction, "the stamp of individuality, the personal voice of the poet, lives on every page." A...


The Policewomen's Bureau

by Edward Conlon Arcade (May 28, 2019)

A page-turning novel about the inner workings of the NYPD, based on the true story of a young officer's decades-long fight for respect in the male-dominated world.

The Bronx, 1958.

 

The Policewomen's Bureau...


Fled

by Meg Keneally Arcade (July 09, 2019)

Based on the life of an incredible historical heroine, a harrowing journey in search of love, justice, and freedom, told by the daughter of best-selling author Thomas Keneally (Schindler's List)

Jenny Gwyn has...


The Bobcat

by Katherine Forbes Riley Arcade (June 18, 2019)

*** Longlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize *** "Teeming with lush imagery and mystical settings, and brimming with alluring magical realism, Riley’s tale is a beguiling journey of discovery...


Year of the Orphan

by Daniel Findlay Arcade (May 07, 2019)

The Road meets Mad Max in this stunning debut with a gutsy, badass young female protagonist—for fans of Station 11, The Passage, and Riddley Walker.

In a post-apocalyptic future where survivors scavenge in...