The glass hotel
A captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes.
Before we were yours
Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night.
Little fires everywhere
When old family friends of the Richardsons attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town.
"Olive Kitteridge has returned, as indomitable as ever, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes--some welcome, some not--in her life.
Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland.
A long petal of the sea
In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. Roser, a pregnant young widow, finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love.
Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers discover their unexpected common traits.
The midnight library
While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these other lives truly be better?
Follow me to ground
Ada and her father, touched by the power to heal illness, live on the edge of a village where they help sick locals by cracking open their damaged bodies or burying them in the Ground nearby.
How much of these hills is gold
Newly orphaned children of immigrants, Lucy and Sam are suddenly alone in a land that refutes their existence.
An extraordinary debut novel of love that survives the fires of hell and transcends the boundaries of time.
Such a fun age
Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone family, the complicated reality of being a grown up, and the consequences of doing the right thing.
Proulx tells the stories of descendants as they travel back to Europe, China, and New England, always in quest of a livelihood or fleeing stunningly brutal conditions--war, pestilence, Indian attacks.