Steven Price creates a mid-twentieth century world that is filled with the same kind of conflicts that Lampedusa himself confronted in writing The Leopard, his great novel about nineteenth century Italy.
Will Birch’s biography Cruel to Be Kind effortlessly details the six decade career of rocker Nick Lowe.
In this remarkable and timely book, David Treuer is determined that Native American history not be seen as a “catalog of pain.”
Jean-Baptiste Del Amo has written a marvelous novel in the naturalistic mode that explores how the lives of humans and animals are both interdependent and in conflict — it is not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach.
Reading The Sweetest Fruits is like looking at the back of an oriental rug in which the pattern is rather more indistinct than the front but the colors much richer and more vivid.
As a River is a sensuously and smoothly written book, a heartfelt meditation on what divides us from each other and from love.
Nell Zink’s latest novel is vast, aspiring to epic stature — it’s a curious take on the times that have befallen us.
Class pressures are exerting themselves, class fault-lines are emerging, and ancient demons are being released as a result.
The book deals with how Atheists, Wiccans, Summums, Muslims, and Satanists “fought to have their voices heard” in communities dominated by Christians and others who were skeptical of their claim that the First Amendment applies equally to all religions.
For anyone interested in the man or that era, De Gaulle is indispensable.