In the spirit of Khaled Hosseini, Nadia Hashimi and Shilpi Somaya Gowda comes this powerful debut from a talented new voice--a sweeping, emotional journey of two childhood friends in Mumbai, India, whose lives converge only to change forever one fateful night.
A daughter's search for her mother reveals her family's past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.
An astonishing and powerful new novel from PEN/Hemingway finalist Vaddey Ratner.
Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick
A lively, sexy, and thought-provoking East-meets-West story about community, friendship, and women's lives at all ages--a spicy and alluring mix of Together Tea and Calendar Girls.
Every woman has a secret life . . .
Winner of the 2015 Red Hen Press Fiction Award.
A new Novel-in-Stories that New York Times bestselling author Jillian Lauren calls "a delicious indulgence."
Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
for literature that confronts racism and examines diversity
Winner of the 2017 Chautauqua Prize
Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize
A New York Times Notable Book
"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
Yangsze Choo's stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists.
Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books - 50 Covers competition
The first book in English by acclaimed Chinese-Canadian writer Xue Yiwei, Shenzheners is inspired by the young city of Shenzhen, a market town north of Hong Kong that became a Special Economic Zone in 1980 as an experiment in introducing capitalism to Communist China. A city in which everyone is a newcomer, Shenzhen has grown astronomically to become a major metropolitan centre.
"Raise a glass: The first great book-club novel of 2016 has arrived. USA Today, 4/4 stars
A female, funny Henry James in Asia, Janice Y. K. Lee is vividly good on the subject of Americans abroad. The New York Times Book Review
Sex and the City meets Lost in Translation. The Skimm
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.