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By James Salter

An remarkable literary occasion, a tremendous new novel through the PEN/Faulkner winner and acclaimed grasp: a sweeping, seductive, deeply relocating tale set within the years after global warfare II.

From his stories as a tender naval officer in battles off Okinawa, Philip Bowman returns to the USA and unearths a place as a e-book editor. it's a time while publishing continues to be mostly a personal affair—a scattered kin of small homes the following and in Europe—a time of gatherings in fabled flats and conversations that proceed lengthy into the evening. during this international of dinners, bargains, and literary careers, Bowman unearths that he suits in completely. yet regardless of his good fortune, what eludes him is love. His first marriage is going undesirable, one other fails to occur, and at last he meets a girl who enthralls him—before environment him on a direction he may perhaps by no means have imagined for himself.

Romantic and haunting, All That Is explores a existence unfolding in a global near to switch. it's a excellent, occasionally devastating labyrinth of affection and ambition, a fiercely intimate account of the nice shocks and grand pleasures of being alive. 

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By Douglas Coupland

Iteration X is a box consultant to and for the huge new release born within the past due Nineteen Fifties and the 1960s--a iteration that has been erroneously labelled "postponed" and "indifferent." this is often facto-fiction a few wildly accelerating way of life ready within the corridor.

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By David L. Golemon

The occasion crew tackles their such a lot not easy project yet in this no-holds-barred thrill trip from the big apple Times bestselling writer of Ripper and Legacy


Perfect for enthusiasts of Clive Cussler, James Rollins, and Matthew Reilly, the newest gripping mystery from David L. Golemon takes the development Group---the nation’s so much mystery agency---to the edge in a heart-stopping race opposed to time.

Rumors of the probably magical victory that allowed the Exodus of Israelites from Egypt have resonated during the archaeological global for many years. Now facts has been came upon that issues to a brand new rationalization of the way the traditional Hebrews destroyed the unstoppable military of Pharaoh with a tribe of warriors who disappeared a iteration later, after the destruction of the town of Jericho, taking with them the main valued treasures of a humans with out a homeland.

Today a treasure of a distinct sort is unearthed on the misplaced ruins of Jericho, one who will switch the historical past of God’s selected humans for all time—the petrified is still of an animal that may now not exist. input the development workforce. Led by means of Col. Jack Collins, the Group's significant women and men assemble to find the reality in the back of not just the Exodus, but additionally the excellent animals that led the defeat of Pharaoh’s military. On a whirlwind race to avoid wasting the main precious treasure and artifacts within the background of the area from those that might wreck them, the development workforce will come face-to-face with each delusion, legend, and historic fact that has ever opened up within the mythic and larger-than-life Carpathians---or because the zone used to be recognized, Transylvania, the land of Vlad the Impaler.

The most recent pulse-pounding installment within the New York Times bestselling occasion staff sequence, Carpathian pushes the bounds of suspense, the place each bankruptcy includes new twists and revelations during this intriguing, page-turning read.

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By John Banville

Some of the most brilliant and adventurous writers now operating in English takes at the enigma of the Cambridge spies in a unique of beautiful threat, biting social comedy, and vertiginous ethical complexity. The narrator is the aged Victor Maskell, previously of British intelligence, for a few years artwork professional to the Queen. Now he has been unmasked as a Russian agent and subjected to a shame that's virtually one of those demise. yet at whose instigation?

As Maskell retraces his tortuous course from his recruitment at Cambridge to the airless top areas of the institution, we find a determine of manifold doubleness: Irishman and Englishman; husband, father, and lover of fellows; betrayer and dupe. fantastically written, choked with convincing fictional pictures of Maskell's co-conspirators, and colourful with the mysteries of loyalty and id, The Untouchable areas John Banville within the opt for corporation of either Conrad and le Carre.

Winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction

"Contemporary fiction will get no greater than this... Banville's books teem with lifestyles and humor." - Patrick McGrath, The ny occasions booklet Review

"Victor Maskell is likely one of the nice characters in fresh fiction... The Untouchable is the simplest murals in any medium on [its] subject." -Washington publish e-book World

"As outstanding a literary voice as any to return out of eire; Joyce and Beckett notwithstanding." -San Francisco Chronicle

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By Susan Lewis

The strong new novel from the Sunday instances bestselling writer of Missing.

Lauren Scott is shiny, talented and gorgeous. At eighteen, she has her entire existence prior to her. and she or he is every little thing to her mom, Emma. Oliver Lomax is a tender guy packed with promise, regardless of the shadow his personal, deeply bothered, mom casts over him. either their lives are choked with hopes and desires; their days with a selection to make whatever of themselves.

Until one fateful evening, whilst Oliver comes to a decision that tears their worlds aside. Lauren and Oliver had by no means met, yet now they develop into heavily certain jointly within the such a lot tragic of the way, their households pressured to confront truths they was hoping they'd by no means need to face, secrets and techniques they'd by no means even imagined. And for Emma it really is like a residing nightmare. One she is terrified she'll be trapped in for ever.

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By Amarinda Jones

Holy crap! Mirabelle Turner's new round the corner neighbor is the final guy she anticipated to ever see back. It was once something to have knee wobbling intercourse with this darkish horny stranger behind a limo yet rather one other to discover him staying round the corner along with his Aunt Lila. Can she withstand the enticements of the boy round the corner? Flynn Curtis is extra then chuffed to tempt the delectable Mirabelle. he's mad approximately her. while his Aunt Lila's residence mysteriously burns down he gladly accepts the reluctant Mirabelle's provide for he and his Aunt to maneuver in along with her. it's the commence of every type of strikes Flynn intends to make on his new neighbor. Mirabelle is trapped by means of courtesy, lust and unexpected cognizance that she is falling in love with Flynn. yet does the person that burnt down Lila's apartment produce other plans for Mirabelle? And is Aunt Lila rather the candy outdated girl she turns out? Can Flynn store the lady he's mad approximately?

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By Harry Shannon

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Black Ops expert Jeff Lehane burned out quickly and retired younger. He nonetheless has nightmares a couple of bloody project into Iraq, correct at the eve of the warfare.

Yet Lehane reluctantly has the same opinion to aid his ex-wife, who's guarding a Latino rap superstar. She is killed in the course of the live performance, and Jeff quickly discovers that someone-or something-has damaged into the morgue to consume from her corpse. Outraged, Lehane assembles his former workforce and so they start to search out the ghoul that's stalking Las Vegas.

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By Harry Crews

"Crews cracks open a southern-fried terrain that teems with heretofore unidentified life.... It's time the note bought out: Harry Crews kicks ass."—The Village Voice Literary Supplement

In physique Harry Crews unearths the sweetness within the gruesome and the ugly within the attractive, blending the demanding and the delicate, the brutal and the sort, the force for actual perfection and the compromise of true love. Bodybuilder-trainer Russell "Muscle" Morgan transforms Dorothy Turnipseed, a secretary from Waycross, Georgia, into Shereel Dupont, a paragon of actual perfection and top contender within the Ms. Cosmos contest—a being for whom successful is every little thing. yet, notwithstanding she will keep watch over every little thing approximately her physique, she can't keep watch over her kinfolk. The corpulent, redneck Turnipseeds arrive uninvited on the contest and disillusioned the cautious stability that retains Shereel's world—the high-tension global of bodybuilding— intact. Hilariously humorous, gritty, robust, and profound. physique is Crews's top novel yet.

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"Savagely humorous and lethal serious.... [Crews's] characters, targeted and actual, muscle his tale all through its no-holds-barred ending."—Publishers Weekly

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By Mark Helprin

From acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin, a lush, literary epic approximately love, good looks, and the realm at war

Alessandro Giuliani, the younger son of a wealthy Roman legal professional, enjoys an idyllic existence choked with privilege: he races horses around the nation to the ocean, he climbs mountains within the Alps, and, whereas a scholar of portray on the historic collage in Bologna, he falls in love. Then the nice conflict intervenes. part a century later, in August of 1964, Alessandro, a white-haired professor, tall and proud, meets an illiterate younger manufacturing facility employee at the highway. As they stroll towards Monte Prato, a village seventy kilometers away, the previous man—a soldier and a hero who grew to become a prisoner after which a deserter, wandering within the hell that claimed Europe—tells him how he tragically misplaced one kin and won one other. The boy, envying the richness and drama of Alessandro's reports, realizes that this extraordinary story isn't really simply a narrative: it's a recapitulation of his lifestyles, his reckoning with mortality, and principally, a love tune for his kin.

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By Martin Amis

Status, envy, lust, violence, intrigues literary and criminal--they're all the following in The Information. How does one author harm one other author? this is often the query novelist Richard Tull turbines over, for his pal Gwyn Barry has turn into a darling of booklet purchasers, award committees, and television interviewers, at the same time Tull himself sinks deeper into the sub-basement of literary failure. the one approach out of this main issue, Tull believes, is the plot the death of Barry.

"With The Information, Amis gives you a portrait of middle-age realignment with extra verbal felicity and unbridled succeed in than [anyone] in view that Tom Wolfe cast Bonfire of the Vanities."--Houston Chronicle

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