Her name means "miracle" in Sanskrit, and to her parents, that's exactly what Kimaya is. The first baby to survive after several miscarriages, Kimi grows up in a mansion at the top of Mumbai's Pali Hill, surrounded by love and privilege.
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
Roxane Gay's Favorite Book of 2017, Washington Post
‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters."--Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You
A dazzling novel of two sisters and their emotional journey through love, loyalty, and heartbreak
In the spirit of Lilac Girls, the heartbreaking history of Korea is brought to life in this deeply moving and redemptive debut that follows two sisters separated by World War II.
Vivian is a cosmopolitan Taiwanese-American tourist who often escapes her busy life in London through adventure and travel. Johnny is a 15-year-old Irish teenager, living a neglected life on the margins of society. He has grown up in a family where crime is customary, violence is a necessity, and everything--and anyone--can be yours for the taking.
The instant New York Times bestsellerEntertainment Weekly's #1 Must-Read Book for Fall * Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Selection * #1 Library Reads Pick * September IndieNext Pick
From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair.
A Best Book of Fall atThe Washington Post, BuzzFeed, BUST, and more "Dark yet sensitive explorations of family and love--of all kinds--from a masterful writer. The women at the centers of these stories are sharp-edged and complicated and irresistible; you won't be able to look away." --Celeste Ng.
Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
for literature that confronts racism and examines diversity
Winner of the 2017 Chautauqua Prize
A New York Times Notable Book
" A] complex, beautiful novel . . . Stunning."--NPR, Best Books of 2016
"Davies is] a master storyteller."--Entertainment Weekly
"Michael Shou-Yung Shum's Queen of Spades is a remarkable debut by an enormously talented young writer who has produced a literary delight that circles the dead center of a very dangerous pleasure--casino gambling. "--Frederick Barthelme, author of Bob the Gambler
The Place of Stones is Ali Hosseini's newly translated first novel, his second book to appear in English. In it, he paints a vivid portrait of Sangriz, a village in the southern part of Iran where life has been disrupted by industrialization and the revolution of 1979.
"Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." --New York Times Book Review
"Dazzling . . . a seamless mixture of magic realism, satire and futuristic fiction." --San Francisco Chronicle
"Impressive . . . a flight of fancy through a dreamlike Brazil." --Village Voice
"Surreal and misty, sweeping from one high-voltage scene to another." --LA Weekly