Sea Wife

From the highly acclaimed author of Schroder, a smart, sophisticated page literary page turner about a young family who escape suburbia for a yearlong sailing trip that upends all of their lives n n nJuliet is failing to juggle motherhood and her stalled out dissertation on confessional poetry when he

Hamnet

Drawing on Maggie O Farrell s long term fascination with the little known story behind Shakespeare s most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child n nWarwickshire in the 1580s Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unus

Afterlife

The first adult novel in almost fifteen years by the internationally bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the Garc a Girls Lost Their Accents n nAntonia Vega, the immigrant writer at the center of Afterlife, has had the rug pulled out from under her She has just retired from t

Deacon King Kong

In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a.38 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots the project s drug dealer at point blank range n nIn Deacon King Kong, McBride br

After You Left

You want to know what the worst thing is It s not the embarrassment, or the looks on people s faces when I tell them what happened It isn t the pain of him not being there loneliness is manageable The worst thing is not knowing why n nWhen Justin walks out on Alice on their honeymoon, with no expl