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The Happiest People in the World

by Brock Clarke

On sale date: 11-04-2014

“This madcap adventure mixes small-town teachers, barkeeps, teenagers, and fry-cooks with international spies, terrorists, and political refugees. But it is the writing itself that is the true star here, as Clarke delves deep into the…

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Furious Cool

by David Henry - Joe Henry

Richard Pryor was arguably the single most influential performer of the second half of the twentieth century. Both a brilliant comedian and a very astute judge of what he could get away with, Pryor was always pushing the envelope, combining anger and pathos, outrage and humor, into an art form, laying the groundwork for the generations of comedians.

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Flirting with French

by William Alexander

“A delightful and courageous tale and a romping good read. Voila!” —Mark Greenside, author of I’ll Never Be French (No Matter What I Do)
William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. There’s one small…

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The Future for Curious People

by Gregory Sherl

“Comic and Exuberant . . . A fine and tender tale for anyone who has tried to let go of the past and envision the future while falling in love.” —Rhonda Riley, author of The Enchanted…

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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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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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All I Have in This World

by Michael Parker

This surprising novel follows the rocky paths of a used Buick Electra and its owners—both past and present—as its new co-owners, two lost souls, form an unexpected alliance.

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The Remedy for Love

by Bill Roorbach

“A flat-out funny, sexy, and poignant romantic thriller.”*
They’re calling for the “Storm of the Century,” and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery…

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The High Divide

by Lin Enger

“A deeply moving, gripping novel about one man’s quest for redemption and his family’s determination to learn the truth…  Layered with meaning, this remarkable novel deserves to be read more than once. The High Divide proves Enger’s…

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Of All the Gin Joints

by Mark Bailey and Hemingway, Edward

True tales of celebrity hijinks are served up with an equal measure of Hollywood history, movie-star mayhem, and a frothy mix of forty cocktail recipes.
Humphrey Bogart got himself arrested for protecting his drinking buddies,…

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