"Winter" is quietly intelligent and compassionate, but what stands out most is that it is gorgeously, gorgeously written in prose so elegantly crafted that it becomes, paradoxically, almost invisible.”
—The New York Times
The Pope's Daughter
In his critically acclaimed first novel, Nobel laureate Dario Fo recounts the story of Renaissance Italy’s most powerful and immoral family and their favorite daughter, Lucrezia Borgia.
The Distant Marvels
“Here is a generous slice of Cuba’s national epic, delivered by a mesmerizing tale spinner.”—Madison Smartt Bell
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An orphan girl is left on the steps of a farmhouse late one snowy night. Raised in the French countryside by a loving family, she finds she has a strong, even magical, affinity with the natural world around her.
— Booklist, Feb 1 2016
This French author's last novel, "The Elegance of the Hedgehog," was a surprise international best-seller. Her new book is the magical realist tale of two girls with special gifts...
— Newsday, Jan 20 2016
In this dramatic and illuminating fictionalized biography of author Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928), Christopher Nicholson recreates a period in which Hardy experiences his highest personal excitements and his most bitter disappointments.
— Seeing the World Through Books, Jan 3 2016
"On a blue November dawn" in the 1920s, an old man with a stoop, a stick and a wire-haired terrier is walking in a "secluded, lonely place." The old man — he is 84 — is Thomas Hardy...
— Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jan 2 2016
Nearly a decade ago, Muriel Barbery enchanted readers the world over with her novel The Elegance of the Hedgehog -- and she’s back with a still-more twee tale of two children brought together by their almost supernatural connections to music and the natural world.
— Huffington Post, Dec 31 2015
Barbery follows up The Elegance of the Hedgehog, an international phenomenon, with a gauzy, glimmering fantasy that has also drawn worldwide acclaim. Cutting across a meadow, a little girl named Maria senses a presence and, as snow begins falling, is led into the forest...
— Library Journal, Dec 31 2015
Christopher Nicholson’s elegiac, beautifully restrained novel, a meditation on aging, marriage and loss, fictionalizes a well-known period in Thomas Hardy’s life.
— The New York Times, Dec 30 2015
A troubling, darkly funny, and creative examination of life and life after death. From the beginning, the reader knows that the author is not afraid to shock and approach the somber, grim topics we often avoid.