I grew up with two domesticated crows in the family, and the cursing, brilliant crow narrating this hugely original debut stole my heart. An apocalyptic retelling of The Incredible Journey set in the Pacific Northwest.
Best cookbook ever. Simple, delicious and creative recipes, from Roasted Chickpeas with Frizzled Onions and Feta to Iceberg Salad with Olives, Pecorino and Pickled Chile.
The true story of a Stanford professor who sent healthy people into asylums pretending they were mentally ill. A bit thriller, a bit historical, and riveting to the end. From the author of Brain on Fire.
A painful, pinching memoir of secrets in Waspy New England that will keep you reading until the very end. A daughter keeping secrets for her mother; an affair that threatens to destroy all they have.
Love this. A beautifully written story about a terrible time for Native American children, who were taken from their families to a boarding school that is harsh and cold.
A dazzling novel by a talented writer, set on the cold, grey and stark Kamchatka Peninsula, this book centers around the disappearance of two young girls. Phillips shows us a world unlike any other.
I loved this book! Kristin is a great writer who shares her insights, thoughts and struggles so well in this memoir about running a small farm and taking care of her family.
Jones is a poet who whose honest, unflinching memoir describes growing up in Texas as a gay black man. You will learn the struggles and hopes of one man living between different worlds.
This is my all-time favorite—a letter from an Italian grandmother to her estranged granddaughter in the U.S. encouraging her to follow her heart. This is a wonderful gift for anyone.
Arkady Renko from Gorky Park heads to Siberia to fight shadowy political figures and oligarchs all embroiled in corruption.
Fuller writes about her wild and talented father, Tim Fuller, in this memior. The ending is so moving, it brought me to tears.
The writing and descriptions are exquisite. A novel of a woman in Japan who wants to leave her husband, but traditions are against her.