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Written by MARGARET ATWOOD

Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 08/09/2016

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-1-101-91236-2

Boston Globe Best Book of 2015

Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin.

Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation around—and fast. The Positron Project...

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Written by LYNNE KUTSUKAKE

Format: Hardcover, 336 pages

Publisher: Doubleday

On Sale: 04/05/2016

Price: $25.95

ISBN: 978-0-385-54067-4

An emotionally gripping portrait of post-war Japan, where a newly repatriated girl must help a classmate find her missing sister.

After spending the war years in a Canadian internment camp, thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura and her father are faced with a gut-wrenching choice: Move east of the Rocky Mountains or go “back” to Japan. Barred from returning home to the west coast and bitterly grieving the loss of Aya’s mother during internment, Aya’s father signs a form that enables the government...

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A NOVEL
Written by JILL CIMENT

Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 03/22/2016

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-804-16970-7

It’s the summer of 2015, Brooklyn, and the city is sweltering from another record-breaking heat wave, this one accompanied by biblical rains. Edith, a recently retired legal librarian, and her identical twin sister, Kat, have discovered something ominous in their hall closet: it’s shaped like a mushroom, it’s phosphorescent, and it’s rapidly consuming their wall. But that’s only the beginning. . . 
 
Part suspense, part screwball comedy, Jill Ciment’s brilliant novel looks at what happens when...

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Written by MARGARET ATWOOD

Format: Hardcover, 320 pages

Publisher: Nan A. Talese

On Sale: 09/29/2015

Price: $26.95

ISBN: 978-0-385-54035-3

A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015

Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin.

Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation around—and fast. The Positron Project...

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SELECTED STORIES, 1995-2014
Written by ALICE MUNRO

Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 09/15/2015

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-1-101-87235-2

A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Here is a selection of Munro’s most accomplished and powerfully affecting short fiction from the last two decades, a companion volume to A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968–1994. These stories encompass the fullness of human experience, from the wild exhilaration of first love (in “Passion”) to the punishing consequences of  leaving home (“Runaway”) or ending a marriage (“The Children Stay”). And in...

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SELECTED STORIES, 1968-1994
Written by ALICE MUNRO

Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 09/15/2015

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-1-101-97036-2

New York Times Editors’ Choice Book

Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this magnificent collection brings together twenty-eight stories by a writer of unparalleled wit, generosity, and emotional power. In A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968–1994, Alice Munro makes lives that seem small unfold until they are revealed to be as spacious as prairies and locates the moments of love and betrayal, desire and...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 08/04/2015

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-1-101-91195-2

When Lilia Albert was a child, her father appeared on the doorstep of her mother's house and took her away. Now, haunted by an inability to remember much about her early childhood, Lilia moves restlessly from city to city, abandoning lovers and eluding the private detective who has dedicated a career to following close behind. 

Then comes Eli. When Lilia goes out for a paper and fails to return to their Brooklyn apartment, he follows her to Montreal, not knowing whether he wants to disappear,...

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NINE WICKED TALES
Written by MARGARET ATWOOD

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 06/23/2015

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-0-804-17350-6

A Best Book of the Year: NPR, BookRiot

In this extraordinary collection, Margaret Atwood gives us nine unforgettable tales that reveal the grotesque, delightfully wicked facets of humanity. “Alphinland,” the first of three loosely linked tales, introduces us to a fantasy writer who is guided through a stormy winter evening by the voice of her late husband. In “Lusus Naturae,” a young woman, monstrously transformed by a genetic defect, is mistaken for a vampire. And in the title story, a woman...

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Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 06/02/2015

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-804-17244-8

Finalist for the National Book Award 
Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Longlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Buzzfeed, Entertainment Weekly, Time, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Minnesota Public RadioThe Huffington PostBookPage, Time Out, Book Riot

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the...

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Boo

Written by NEIL SMITH

Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 05/12/2015

Price: $14.95

ISBN: 978-0-804-17136-6

Do you ever wonder, dear Mother and Father, what kind of toothpaste angels use in heaven? I will tell you. . . . This book I am writing to you about my afterlife will be your nitty-gritty. One day I hope to discover a way to deliver my story to you.

It is the first week of school in 1979, and Oliver "Boo" Dalrymple—ghostly pale eighth grader; aspiring scientist; social pariah—is standing next to his locker, reciting the periodic table. The next thing he knows, he finds himself lying in a...

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Written by JOSEPH BOYDEN

Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 02/03/2015

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-0-345-80645-1

In the wilds of seventeenth-century Canada, the lives of a Jesuit missionary, a young Iroquois girl, and a great warrior and elder statesman of the Huron Nation become entwined. The Huron have battled the Iroquois for generations, but now both tribes face a new, more dangerous threat from another land. 

Uneasy alliances are made and unmade, cultures and beliefs clash in the face of precipitous change, and not everyone will survive the march of history in Joseph Boyden’s magisterial novel. A...

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Written by SANDRA GULLAND

Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 01/06/2015

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-0-345-80560-7

The daughter of actors, Claudette has been playing different roles since she was a child. After settling in Paris, where her mother becomes a star, Claudette finds a position as personal assistant to Athénaïs de Montespan, the highly influential mistress of Louis XIV, and France’s “Shadow Queen.” But amid the gilded opulence of the newly-constructed Versailles, she is shocked to discover that the Court’s veneer of respectability and glamour conceals just as many plots and deceptions as the...

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