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At the Water’s Edge

In her stunning new novel, Gruen returns to the kind of storytelling she excelled at in Water for Elephants: a historical timeframe in an unusual setting with a creature who may or may not be the hero of the story.

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16 pages. $19.95 (Trade Paperback)
Release date November 10, 2015


At the Water’s Edge

In her stunning new novel, Gruen returns to the kind of storytelling she excelled at in Water for Elephants: a...


Reader’ Digest Q&A with Author Nino Ricci

From multi-award winning author Nino Ricci comes a novel of devastating emotional power and intelligence, and often breathless suspense: the...


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Excerpted from Sleep. Copyright © 2015 Nino Ricci. Published by Bond Street Books, a division of Random House of Canada...

Sleep

From multi-award winning author Nino Ricci comes a novel of devastating emotional power and intelligence, and often breathless suspense: the...


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Excerpted from Purity. Copyright © 2015 Jonathan Franzen. Published by Bond Street Books, a division of Random House of Canada...

Purity

Jonathan Franzen's huge-canvased new book is about identity, the Internet, sexual politics, and love--among countless other things. It's deeply troubling,...


Hosting Ideas

In the novel, Miss Emily, Emily Dickinson's maid Ada instructs her in the making of Irish soda bread.


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Five Places to Reconnect with Writer Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was born and lived in Amherst, Western Massachusetts, and she rarely left the town and, in later years,...


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Miss Emily Dickinson Finds a New Companion in the Kitchen

Miss Emily

Award-winning Irish short-story author Nuala O'Connor not only pays tribute to the beloved writers who have come before her, but...


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Excerpted from Circling The Sun. Copyright © 2015 Paula McLain. Published by Bond Street Books, a division of Random House...


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Africa Travel Itinerary: Inspired by Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun

Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers to Kenya in the 1920s,...


Circling the Sun

With her imaginative piece of historic fiction Circling the Sun, author Paula McLain dives into the world of real-life heroine...


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John Irving's Avenue of Mysteries weaves a rich international tapestry that dwells equally in memory and uncontrollable imagination.

Avenue of Mysteries

John Irving's Avenue of Mysteries weaves a rich international tapestry that dwells equally in memory and uncontrollable imagination.


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Book of the Month At the Water’s Edge sara gruen In her stunning new novel, Gruen returns to the kind


Diary of a Moody Dude

A writer attempts his own emotional rescue. Sort of.