Instant New York Times Bestseller! The author of A Man Called Ove returns with “a lyrical look at how a community heals, how families recover, and how individuals grow” (The Washington Post).
“Fans of Backman will not be disappointed.
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Best Books of Summer 2018 Selection by
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“[A] small, tight bud of a first novel…You hotly flip this book’s pages.” —The New York Times
“A dazzling debut by an essential new talent.” —George Saunders
“Unforgettable…a powerful new literary voice.” —Mary Karr
One of the Best Books of the Summer—as chosen by Vanit
Foxcatcher meets The Art of Fielding, Stephen Florida follows a wrestler in North Dakota during his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Profane, manic, and tipping into the uncanny, it's a story of loneliness, obsession, and the drive to leave a mark.
From 21-Jump Street writer and series creator Patrick Hasburgh, a part thriller, part family novel about an ex-pat American living and surfing in Mexico, the family he loves, and the murder he witnesses, in the vein of Don Winslow’s The Dawn Patrol.
A deft and unflinching coming-of-age story about an angry teenage girl and her discovery of the nature of the biggest game of all, and what it really means to be a team player, a sister, a daughter, and a born survivor--from the acclaimed author of Triburbia and Boy Alone.
From Pulitzer Prize finalist Mark Di Ionno comes the next Great American Novel about the Great American Pastime—The Natural with echoes of Ford, Updike, DeLillo and Roth—two men from disparate worlds and their search for what constitutes a meaningful life in a searing portrait of honor and masculinity, sport and celebrity, marriage and parenthood.
Joe Grudeck is a living
A BBC Summer Read
Seth Greenland's witty, clear-eyed new novel is a story of interconnecting lives, in which generations, races, and religions converge and conflict.
A USA Today Notable Book
A New York Post "Must Read" Book
"Keenly observed and provocative." - Sports Illustrated
"Trophy Son brings Conroy's The Great Santini and Malamud's The Natural into the present day...A terrific book." -Harlan Coben
Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods. Among the lakes and the cedars, they attempt to reconnect with half-forgotten traditions and hide from the authorities who have been kidnapping Ojibway youth. But when winter approaches, Saul loses everything: his brother, his parents, his beloved grandmother--and then his home itself.
It is 1986 in Connecticut and the great renaissance of minor league baseball is in full swing. Shakespeare (Shake) Louis Glover is managing the New Britain Kingsmen, a Double-A team in the Eastern League. Shake, who is named after the Bard and Lou Gehrig, embodies the harmony that is Shakespeare and baseball. As a new season begins, Shake knows there is no other place in the world hed rather be.