|Mrs. Osmond||John Banville||
MRS. OSMOND continues the story of Isabel Archer, the protagonist of Henry James' classic novel The Portrait of a Lady, retelling the tale and then taking it further, all with Banville's characteristically thoughtful and arresting prosody, as well as a clever sense of humor.
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|The Only Story||Julian Barnes||
THE ONLY STORY is the story of a young college student and a married older woman who fall in love after being paired together in a tennis tournament, and how their relationship evolved over the years.
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|Lookaway, Lookaway||Wilton Barnhardt||
LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY is Southern satire at its finest. The protagonist is an unforgettable woman attempting to put back together a family coming apart.
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|Far As The Eye Can See||Robert Bausch||
FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE is a literary journey across the western part of America immediately following the Civil War. The protagonist captures the reader with his search for survival with a woman who believes she can save him and a Crow brave who shows him the real meaning of freedom and strength.
|The Sellout||Paul Beatty||
THE SELLOUT is a darkly comic look at race in this country. It contains laugh-out-loud scenes and when the last page is turned, the reader will understand why it won the National Book Critics Award and was the first American novel to win the Man Booker Award.
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|The Swans of Fifth Avenue||Melanie Benjamin||
THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE is a spectacular look at our state's bad boy of literature, Truman Capote. No library should be without this delicious novel that exposes the gossip and scandal Capote created with his betrayal of Manhattan's finest.
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|Mistress of the Ritz||Melanie Benjamin||
MISTRESS OF THE RITZ is a fascinating and thrilling take on the true story of the husband and wife...
|The Mothers||Brit Bennett||
THE MOTHERS is a brilliant debut novel about a beautiful, rebellious high school senior, who will be the first in her family to go to college. Still grieving her mother's death, the protagonist hides a deep secret. Nationwide reviews have been powerful.
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|The Columbus Affair||Steve Berry||
THE COLUMBUS AFFAIR follows a Pulitzer Prize journalist on a perilous quest from Florida to Vienna to Prague.
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|Wendell Berry Port William Novels & Stories: The Civil War To World War II||Wendell Berry||
WENDELL BERRY: PORT WILLIAM NOVELS & STORIES FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO WORLD WAR TWO delivers as the title suggests, novels and stories from the country's finest writer/farmer/environmentalist. These works run the gamut from serious, sober to hurt-your-tummy funny, clever. The Library of America only selects the best...