Holiday Catalog: Fiction

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The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385543781
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Published: Nan A. Talese - September 10th, 2019

Atwood's long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale arrives at last. Picking up years after the original ending, the book follows up with Offred, who is now considered a "domestic terrorist" by the Republic of Gilead. This time, three other women narrate the story as they fight against the oppressive regime. Dazzling and more timely than ever, this book is the perfect gift for for the budding activist in your life.


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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

An unusual, thoughtful and oddly exciting, as well-told domestic drama told through Patchett's wonderful voice. You won't want to put down this engrossing, warmhearted book even after you've read the last page


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Grand Union: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2019

In her first collected short stories, Smith has created strong-voiced characters, explores the existential question of writing, and covers a diverse range of themes. A great pick for lovers of Zadie Smith’s novels, as well as readers of short fiction.


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Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

In a spare few hundred pages, RED AT THE BONE intertwines history and desire, childhood and parenthood, the price we pay for wanting love and success, and the specific complexities of one African-American family. Woodson's measured, poetic prose and carefully chosen moments sear into your heart and then, like Sabe and Po'Boy, you understand what it is to rise and keep rising, through fire and ash, love and loss and life. An important book, the perfect gift for readers of literary fiction and family stories.


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Quichotte: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132982
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Published: Random House - September 3rd, 2019

Living in America is a quixotic quest. Rushdie updates Don Quixote in a rollicking satire about a hack writer who updates Don Quixote. It's all very meta. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Quichotte proves Rushdie's still got it. It's the perfect gift for the cranky bibliophile who's ready for an meaty novel about the here and now.


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Heaven, My Home (A Highway 59 Mystery #2) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316363402
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 17th, 2019

Attica Locke populates a familiar East Texas landscape with vivid characters that drive a page-turning mystery. Part of the Highway 59 series, it’s a detective story for readers looking for an adventure.


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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385541213
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Published: Doubleday - November 5th, 2019

Rarely is a book such an absolute feast - for the senses, for the intellect, and above all, the soul. Morgenstern dazzles in her latest novel, an intricately wrought tale populated by lovers, mystery, and sumptuous magic. The Starless Sea is an ode to book lovers everywhere!


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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

Elizabeth Strout returns to her lovable and unpredictable character Olive Kitteridge in this poignant and empathetic novel. Here we see Olive coming into her own: not only settling into her more irascible traits, but also deepening her empathy and understanding of the people her life intersects with in the small town of Crosby, Maine. The perfect gift for fans of Olive, or anyone who loves a good character study. Olive Kitteridge will snag your heart with her truth telling and her indominable spirit.


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Agent Running in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984878878
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Published: Viking - October 22nd, 2019

The reigning king of espionage fiction updates to the modern era! Le Carre's newest is another pulse-pounding, page-turning literary thriller set during the time of Trump and Brexit. A perfect balance of action and political intrigue for readers interested in spies, current events and finely crafted fiction.


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The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

From the award-winning author of 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station comes a tender and expansive family drama set in the American Midwest at the turn of the century: a tale of adolescence, transgression, and the conditions that have given rise to the trolls and tyrants of the New Right.


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Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374162559
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 15th, 2019

Edna O'Brien's latest novel is violent and tender, envisioning the lives of the girls abducted by Boko Haram. This is a masterful story of survival and redemption, full of edge-of-your-seat action and soft moments of hope.


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Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780811226646
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Published: New Directions - September 24th, 2019

Another masterpiece by the (future?) Nobel Laureate about a man returning to his small, provincial Hungarian village after decades away. Dark, illuminating and funny. A very dense book, but once you're swept away in the prose it's hard to put down. Winner of this year's National Book Award in translated literature.


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The Revisioners Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640092587
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 5th, 2019

The Revisioners is a time-bending epic, opening a window into Southern culture; its tensions and lifestyles. Wilkerson Sexton's sophomore novel is a story of legacy, family, alternating between two women a century apart. Absolutely mesmerizing.


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Night Boat to Tangier: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385540315
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Published: Doubleday - September 17th, 2019

For fans of Samuel Beckett: a striking and gorgeous novel of two aging criminals at the ends of their damage-filled careers--a superbly melancholic melody of a novel full of beautiful phrases and terrible men.


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The World That We Knew: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781501137570
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 24th, 2019

In THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW, two Jewish girls try to escape Nazi Germany, guided and guarded by a female golem. Good and evil, and the ties between the two, are questioned and challenged in this longlist recipient for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal. Perfect for any reader looking for their magical realism fix!


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Out of Darkness, Shining Light: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982110338
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Published: Scribner - September 10th, 2019

The latest novel from Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah, Out of Darkness, Shining Light relies on the wit, insights, convictions, and longings of its two excellently crafted narrators in order to give new perspective to the infamous Livingstone expedition.


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The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656159
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Published: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019

 

With a narrative driven by strong women characters, Prescott's debut novel is a compelling international literary intrigue that turns on women CIA agents, dissident Russian poets, state secrets, and one dangerous novel, Doctor Zhivago.


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Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250205933
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 3rd, 2019

In this fearless immigrant story, a 15-year-old woman named Ana comes to the United States with her 28-year-old husband. Confined, bored, and under pressure from her mother to make a new life for them in America, Ana must learn to navigate a new culture and ultimately forge her own path. This is a heartfelt story of resilience and rebirth.


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The Girl Who Reads on the Métro: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250315427
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

Perfect for fans of Le fableaux destin d'Amélie Poulain and The Little Paris Bookshop, The Girl Who Reads on the Metro is a love letter to the Parisian life and literary scene. Absolutely delightful, this is the perfect book for your francophile friends and family.


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Rusty Brown (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780375424328
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Published: Pantheon - September 24th, 2019

Rusty Brown lives up to Chris Ware's impressive reputation. Artful in every sense of the word, the graphic novel follows the everyday lives of a bullied boy in Omaha and the people that surround him, ultimately plumbing the depths of human empathy and connection.


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