A lost literary gem of Hollywood in the 1930s, I Lost My Girlish Laughter is a thinly veiled send-up of the actors, producers, writers, and directors of the Golden Age of the studio system.
From the author of The Seed Collectors comes a darkly comic take on power, privilege, and the pressure put on young women to fit in--and be thin--at their all-girls boarding school
From an "astonishing" writer (Toni Morrison), the savagely funny story of a couple who unexpectedly come into some money in a wealth-obsessed America deranged by Mammon.$16.99ISBN: 9781612198125Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Melville House - December 3rd, 2019
In a work of blistering dark hilarity, a young Nietzsche experiences life in a metal band & the tribulations of finals season in a modern secondary school$18.95ISBN: 9781948830058Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Open Letter - November 12th, 2019
Following his failure to break into the Hadron Collider and merge with the so-called "God particle," The Writer from The Invented Part can no longer write or sleep. Instead, he lies awake, imagining and reimagining key moments of his life, spinning out a series of insomniac visions every bit as thought-provoking as they are dreamlike.$28.99ISBN: 9780727889157Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Severn House Publishers - December 3rd, 2019
The success of Magdalena Yoder's new Amish-Asian restaurant is threatened by murder in the deliciously quirky new Pennsylvania-Dutch mystery.$25.00ISBN: 9781912714261Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chiltern Publishing - October 1st, 2019
Jane Austen teased readers with the idea of a 'heroine whom no one but myself will much like', but Emma is irresistible. 'Handsome, clever, and rich', Emma is also an 'imaginist', 'on fire with speculation and foresight'. She sees the signs of romance all around her, but thinks she will never be married.$17.95ISBN: 9781487004613Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arachnide Editions - September 3rd, 2019
Like a Qu b cois Bridget Jones's Diary, Marie-Ren e Lavoie's Autopsy of a Boring Wife tells the hysterically funny and ultimately touching tale of forty-eight-year-old Diane, a woman whose husband leaves her and is having an affair because, he says, she bores him.$27.00ISBN: 9781594633270Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019
From a "genius" (New York Times) storyteller: a new, subversive, hilarious, heart-breaking collection.
"There is sweetheartedness and wisdom and eloquence and transcendence in his stories because these virtues exist in abundance in Etgar himself... I am very happy that Etgar and his work are in the world, making things better." --George Saunders$17.00ISBN: 9780525534334Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Riverhead Books - October 22nd, 2019
The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud.$26.00ISBN: 9781644280584Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Rare Bird Books - September 10th, 2019
Bob Honey Sings Jimmy Crack Corn--the madcap follow-up to his debut novel, which was hailed by authors as diverse as Salman Rushdie, Jane Smiley, and Paul Theroux --explores the deepest recesses of American politics and culture.$27.00ISBN: 9781984824219Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Hogarth - September 10th, 2019
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Finkler Question and J, and one of “our funniest writers alive” (Allison Pearson): a wickedly observed novel of old age and new love.