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Flirting with French

by William Alexander

On sale date: 09-16-2014

William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. To sip absinthe at the window of a dark café, a long scarf wrapped around his neck, a copy of Le Monde at hand. Among…

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The Future for Curious People

by Greg Sherl

On sale date: 09-02-2014

Meet Evelyn and Godfrey. Evelyn is breaking up with her boyfriend, who’s passing out advertisements for his band on a snowy street corner in Baltimore. She’s seen their dismal future together at Dr. Chin’s office:…

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The Late Starters Orchestra

by Ari L. Goldman

Ari Goldman hasn’t played the cello in twenty-five years, but he’s decided to give the cello one last chance. He’s not that good. But never mind. The Late Starters Orchestra reminds us never to give up on the dreams of our youth.

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The Transcriptionist

by Amy Rowland

An exquisite novel that asks probing questions about journalism and ethics, about the decline of the newspaper and the failure of language, it is also the story of a woman’s effort to establish her place in an increasingly alien and alienating world.

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Acts of God

by Ellen Gilchrist

Critically acclaimed writer Ellen Gilchrist, winner of the National Book Award, returns with her first story collection in eight years.

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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin’s enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books—and booksellers—that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds. 

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Guests on Earth

by Lee Smith

Author Lee Smith has created, through her artful blending of fiction and fact, a mesmerizing novel about a world apart—a time and a place where creativity and passion, theory and medicine, tragedy and transformation, are luminously intertwined.

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The Explanation for Everything

by Lauren Grodstein

For college biology professor Andy Waite, Darwinian evolution is the explanation for everything. But the unpredictable force of a charismatic evangelical student—a young woman determined to prove the existence of intelligent design—threatens to undermine more than just his faith in science.

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The Third Son

by Julie Wu

Readers will cheer for a young boy with his head in the clouds who, against all odds, finds himself on the frontier of America’s space program.

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The Art Forger

by B. A. Shapiro

Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—still the largest unsolved art theft in history—one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist.

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