Back Channel

Back Channel

October 1962. The Soviet Union has smuggled missiles into Cuba. Kennedy and Khrushchev are in the midst of a military face-off that could lead to nuclear conflagration. Warships and submarines are on the move....

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The Battle of Ap Bac

The Battle of Ap Bac

An eBook short.In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident...

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The Madmen of Benghazi

The Madmen of Benghazi

THE MADMEN OF BENGHAZI, available for the first time in the U.S., is a gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines espionage thriller set in volatile post-Qaddafi Libya.   Gérard...

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Moral Disorder: A Story

Moral Disorder: A Story

An eBook short.The author of such towering novels as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood creates worlds just as vividly...

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The Outing

The Outing

An eBook short.In James Baldwin’s classic short story, “The Outing,” from Going to Meet the Man, a Harlem church group escapes the city for a summer day-trip...

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Tigerman

Tigerman

Sergeant Lester Ferris is a good man in need of a rest. After a long career of being shot at, he’s about to be retired. The mildly larcenous, backwater island of Mancreu is the ideal place to serve out...

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Vissi d'Arte

Vissi d'Arte

An eBook short.A classic Lorrie Moore story from her beloved collection Like Life, “Vissi d’Arte” is funny, bright, a little sad, biting: a brokenhearted...

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

An eBook short.What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted...

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How War Begins

How War Begins

An eBook short.From the dean of modern military historians, John Keegan: a key selection from his masterpiece, The First World War. The road to World War I, from the...

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Jack Firebrace's War

Jack Firebrace's War

An eBook short.A dispatch from the underground world of Birdsong, a story of love and World War I.  In a stagnant war of trenches and barbed wire, there...

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Evergreen

Evergreen

From the celebrated author of The Bird Sisters, a gorgeously rendered and emotionally charged novel that spans generations, telling the story of two siblings, raised...

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Police

Police

Finalist -- GoodReads Choice Award -- Mystery/ThrillerA vindictive killer is stalking Oslo’s streets, slaying police officers at the scenes of crimes they...

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

The widely admired biographer of Bernard Berenson (“A triumph”—Washington Post; “A perfect riot”—Michael Holroyd; “Astonishing”—London...

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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

A heartbreaking, wildly inventive, and moving novel narrated by a teenage runaway, from the bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls.Close...

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The Girls from Corona del Mar

The Girls from Corona del Mar

“Why did Lorrie Ann look graceful in beat-up Keds and shorts a bit too small for her? Why was it charming when she snorted from laughing too hard? Yes, we were jealous of her, and yet we did not...

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The Walk Home

The Walk Home

Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Only he’s not so sure he was right to go. He’s been to London, taught himself to get by, and now he’s...

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Book of Ages

Book of Ages

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The...

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Parade

Parade

In a crowded two-bedroom apartment in Tokyo, four Japanese twenty-somethings are waiting for their lives to begin. They have come from all over Japan, bringing with them dreams of success and romance,...

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The Story of the Human Body

The Story of the Human Body

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the...

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a...

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Choque de reyes

Choque de reyes

Cuando los reyes están en guerra, toda la tierra tiembla… “Ahora hay más reyes en el reino que ratas en un castillo”, afirma uno de los personajes...

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Danza de dragones

Danza de dragones

CANCIÓN DE HIELO Y FUEGO VDespués de una colosal batalla, el futuro de los Siete Reinos pende de un hilo, acuciado por nuevas amenazas que emergen de todos los rincones y en todas...

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Festin de cuervos

Festin de cuervos

Canción de hielo y fuego IV “Cuando se apaga el clamor de las espadas, solamente queda carroña para los cuervos”. Tras siglos de guerras descarnadas, los siete...

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Giles Goat Boy

Giles Goat Boy

In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero  George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible  Wescac computer system that threatens to  destroy...

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