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"I can't remember the last time I was so gripped simply by a novel's voice...Aaliya is thoughtful, she's complex, she's humorous and critical."--NPR.com
"Beautiful and absorbing."--"New York Times"
"Strength and quiet beauty mark Baker's writing . . . Mercy Snow provides an authentic universe of damaged souls and a fantastical heroine."--Anita Shreve, Washington Post
A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of "A Long Way Gone
Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to support, a mortgage to pay, and a frustrated wife who insists that, to move forward, Kit must first confront a crucial mystery about his past. Born to a single teenage mother, he has never known the identity of his biological father.
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
""The Goldfinch" is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, "The New York Times Book Review"
A "Washington Post" Best Book of the Year
An Oprah.com Best Book of the Year
Jimmy Rabbitte of "The Commitments "returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author
Full of the great joy in storytelling that characterizes Roddy Doyle's novels, "The Guts "catches up with Jimmy Rabbitte--the man who in the 1980s formed the Commitments, a band composed of working-class Irish youths whose mission was to bring soul music to Dublin. Jimmy is now
From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER - Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more.
From the author of "The Middle Place" comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters.
All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of "Cod "and "Salt."