BLOOMSBURY FAVORITES OF THE YEAR
The Pulitzer Prize-winner and the year’s best-selling novel at Bloomsbury is life changing – both an impassioned work of activism against the coming catastrophe of climate change and a paean to the natural world. Now in paperback.
THE STARLESS SEA
From the author of THE NIGHT CIRCUS, a timeless love story set in a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.
AGENT RUNNING IN THE FIELD
John Le Carre
With Trump and Brexit center stage, in a chilling portrait of contemporary events, this is a breathtaking and darkly humorous tale, told with unflagging tension by the greatest espionage writer of our time.
The sequel to HANDMAIDEN’S TALE has already won this year’s Booker Prize. Atwood resumes 15 years after the first Gilead novel with a triumph of suspense, imagination and her subtle, acerbic wit.
The indomitable Olive Kitteridge is back in a novel that is as brilliant and eloquent ,as accessible and powerful ,as the earlier Pulitzer Prize-winner.
THE NICKEL BOYS
Whitehead, author of UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boy sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
WHAT ROSE FORGOT
Best-selling N.Y Times mystery writer, Nevada Barr, has recently re-located to Ashland and we’re proud to sell her latest, cleverly plotted novel -which has received raves from local mystery bookclubs.
Customers wait every year for the new mystery by this smart, best-selling writer. GUARDIANS is a legal thriller, already being compared to THE FIRM.
THE DUTCH HOUSE
A dark fairy tale, from one of our favorite novelists, about a brother and sister expelled by their wicked step-mother from their childhood home. On a deeper level, it brilliantly mines the themes of love, forgiveness and acceptance.
THE WATER DANCER
From the National Book Award-winner, a powerful book about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom. A transcendent work about the humanity and power of those who suffered from America’s most disgraceful sin.
RUNNING WITH SHERMAN
From the best-selling author of BORN TO RUN, a heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America. This is a store favorite – no politics or dystopia- and a lot of heart.
THE SOURCE OF SELF-REGARD
The late Nobel Prize-winner, one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time, has written a luminous collection of essays, speeches and meditations, spanning four decades.