Literary Fiction

The Weight of this World David Joy

THE WEIGHT OF THIS WORLD is a signature David Joy gritty tale of a mother and son entangled in drugs, murder and money. If the real author's name weren't on the cover, readers would swear this story was written by Cormac McCarthy.

 

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The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd

THE INVENTION OF WINGS debuted at #1 on The New York Times best-seller list. Based on a true story and inspired by a heroic woman, the riveting story is set prior to the Civil War and recognizes two sisters of privilege  struggling to be abolitionists going against their family, friends and community.

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Unsheltered Barbara Kingsolver

UNSHELTERED is the story of Willa, a middle aged woman who, in a attempt to get funding to fix up her shoddy old home, learns about the history of her town and especially about a former resident from the 1880's, Thatcher Greenwood. The story then shifts back and forth between Willa and Thatcher, drawing parallels...

Flight Behavior Barbara Kingsolver
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The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver

THE LACUNA is a historical novel with a main character whose young life floats between his father's United States and his mother's Mexico, where he meets legends like Leon Trotsky, Diego Rivera, and Frida Kahlo. Later, he lives through one of the darkest eras in American history, and makes a bold decision that changes...

The Exiles Christina Baker Kline

THE EXILES tells the story of three women from disparate worlds who are all forced to Van Diemen's Land, a British penal colony in 1840's Australia. Told with beautiful prose and sharp insight, Baker paints a striking portrait of life in Australia as harsh and unforgiving, but also where new lives can be forged, while...

Eveningland Michael Knight

EVENINGLAND: STORIES is a dazzling collection of short fiction that has been hailed across America as one of the best of its genre.

 

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At Briarwood School for Girls Michael Knight

AT BRIARWOOD SCHOOL FOR GIRLS is the story of a young woman at an all-girls boarding school in 1994...

Soil Jamie Kornegay

SOIL is a dark, disturbing, and magnificent work a from powerful new Southern voice. Set in the Mississippi Delta, it's reminiscent of William Gay - at his maturity.

 

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To Be a Man: Stories Nicole Krauss

TO BE A MAN: STORIES is a marvelous collection from a contemporary master. Krauss runs the gamit of thorny connections between men and women, illustrating the forces that drive human existance. The reader will greedily digest tales of sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery and growing older.  ...