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Eternal Life by Dara Horn

February 20 & 23, 2018

Rachel is a woman with a problem: she can’t die. Her recent troubles―widowhood, a failing business, an unemployed middle-aged son―are only the latest in a litany spanning dozens of countries, scores of marriages, and hundreds of children.

Only Killers and Thieves by Paul Howarth

March 20 & 23, 2018

Two brothers are exposed to the brutal realities of life and the seductive cruelty of power in this riveting debut novel—a story of savagery and race, injustice and honor, set in the untamed frontier of 1880s Australia—reminiscent of Philipp Meyer’s The Son and the novels of Cormac McCarthy. An epic tale of revenge and survival…

Happiness by Aminatta Forna

April 17 & 20, 2018

Waterloo Bridge, London. Two strangers collide. Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist, and Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes. From this chance encounter in the midst of the rush of a great city, numerous moments of connections span out and interweave, bringing disparate lives together.

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

September 12 & 15, 2017

This novel, long-listed for this year’s Man Booker Prize, is the author’s eighth book, yet she has not yet achieved acclaim in the US. Perhaps this is the book that will build her American reputation! It tells of three siblings in a British family…

Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

February 28 & March 3, 2017

A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss— from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich. Ann and Wade have carved…

Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Discussion dates: March 28 & 31, 2017   At the onset of Buchanan’s debut, a son shows up at the doorstep of his mother, Yuki, in Berlin after a 30-year separation. Jay’s there to settle Yuki’s inheritance—a house in...

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