In 1989, Ken Follett astonished the literary world
with The Pillars of the Earth, a sweeping epic novel
set in twelfth-century England centered on the building of a
cathedral and many of the hundreds of lives it affected.
A scandalously talented stage performer, a practiced seductress of
both men and women, and the flamboyant author of some of the
greatest works of twentieth-century literature, Colette was our
first true superstar. Now, in Judith Thurman's Secrets of the
Flesh, Colette at last has a biography worthy of her dazzling
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inspiring,” 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting
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Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this
powerful debut novel reveals an incredible story of love,
redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for
New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her
post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon.
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the much anticipated return of Bernie Gunther in a series hailed by
The Daily Beast as “the best crime novels around
Once I’d been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while
ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly
everyone locked up was innocent.
Thad Carhart never realized there was a gap in his life until he
happened upon Desforges Pianos, a demure little shopfront in his
Pairs neighborhood that seemed to want to hide rather than
advertise its wares. Like Alice in Wonderland, he found his
attempts to gain entry rebuffed at every turn.
It begins in 1952. Ten-year-old Abdullah and his younger
sister, Pari, are everything to each other. What happens to them,
at the despairing hand of their father, will test the unshakable
bonds of family and irrevocably change not just their own lives,
but those of multiple generations.