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One Station Away
Score: 3
3
13 Ratings

One Station Away

By Olaf Olafsson

  • Release Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Literary

From the critically acclaimed Olaf Olafsson, an intimate yet sweeping story of a New York neurologist and the three women who change his lifeAn overlooked pianist who finally receives fraught success after decades of disappointment. An elusive dancer whose untimely death her fiancé is desperate to untangle. A mysterious patient who is comatose after a violent accident. These are the three women who animate Olaf Olafsson’s brilliantly rendered One Station Away. Magnus, a New York neurologist—son to one, lover to another,...

Elmet
Score: 4.5
4.5
20 Ratings

Elmet

By Fiona Mozley

  • Release Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Literary

FINALIST FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE **The Guardian Best Books of 2017 * December Indie Next Pick * Amazon Best of the Month * Amazon Debut Spotlight * PEOPLE Magazine BOOK OF THE WEEK** “Beguiling . . . A lyrical and mythic work . . . Mozley’s sheer storytelling confidence sends the reader sailing.”─New York Times "A quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable." —The Economist"Part fairy tale, part coming-of-age story, part revenge tragedy with literary connections, Mozley's first novel is a shape-shi...

No Time to Spare

No Time to Spare

By Ursula K. Le Guin

  • Release Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Essays

Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: “If I’m ninety and believe I’m forty-five, I’m headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub.”On cultural perceptions of fantasy: “The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is ‘escapism’ an accusation of?”On breakfast: “Eating an egg from the shell takes not only practice, but resolution, even courage, possibly willingness to commit crime.” Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she’s in th...

Enchantress of Numbers
Score: 4
4
11 Ratings

Enchantress of Numbers

By Jennifer Chiaverini

  • Release Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Historical

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the life of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace—Lord Byron's daughter and the world's first computer progammer.   The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. But her mathematician mother, estranged from Ada's infamous and destructively passionate father, is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. Ba...

Little Fires Everywhere
Score: 4.5
4.5
977 Ratings

Little Fires Everywhere

By Celeste Ng

  • Release Date: 2017-09-12
  • Genre: Literary

The runaway New York Times bestseller!Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste, Kirkus Reviews, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more!   "I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting." –Jodi Picoult“To say I love this book is an understatement. It’s ...

Exit West
Score: 4
4
145 Ratings

Exit West

By Mohsin Hamid

  • Release Date: 2017-03-07
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZEFINALIST FOR THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZEA NEW YORK TIMES AND TIME MAGAZINE "BEST BOOK OF 2017"“A breathtaking novel…[that] arrives at an urgent time.” –NPR.org“It was as if Hamid knew what was going to happen to America and the world, and gave us a road map to our future… At once terrifying and … oddly hopeful.” –Ayelet Waldman, The New York Times Book Review“Moving, audacious, and indelibly human.” –Entertainment Weekly, “A” rating  “A finalist ...

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