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PRAGUE by Arthur Phillips

SONS OF HEAVENS by Terrence Cheng

Prague by Arthur Phillips PRAGUE depicts an intentionally lost Lost Generation as it follows five American expats who come to Budapest in the early 1990s to seek their fortune ...

Starting in July 2003, you may hear Arthur Phillips read from his award winning novel; see paperback edition for listing of tour cities and other news...

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Sons Of Heaven by Terrence Cheng "A sweeping panorama of recent Chinese history that evokes the great nineteenth century fictional narratives, SONS OF HEAVEN is a performance of rare storytelling and intellectual perception and is the next best thing to having been there as China changed forever..."

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THE SUNDAY WIFE by Cassandra King

THE KITCHEN BOY by Robert Alexander

The Sunday Wife by Cassandra King Conroy "THE SUNDAY WIFE is a dazzling tale of deception, heartbreak, and transcendence. Cassandra King has written a novel that sparkles with vitality and truth. Readers will not soon forget this moving story of one womanís journey toward independence and the amazing people who help ferry her toward freedom."...

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The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander As told by the kitchen boy, Leonya, the last tragic days of Emperor Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, the heir Tsarevich Alexei, and the Grand Princesses Olga, Tatyana, Maria, and Anastasia, is a story that cannot leave anyone untouched. The detailed description of their daily lives, clothing, and speech is remarkable. Through the power of the authorís imagination, we see not only the tragedy of the Emperor, but that of a human being, man, and father...

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THE SONG READER by Lisa Tucker 

THE TURTLE WARRIOR by Mary Relindes Ellis

The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker In this sparkling debut, Lisa Tucker takes a fascinating premise--the possibility of reading the future through songs--and uses it to tell the absorbing story of two sisters, struggling to grow up together. If Mary Beth were practicing nearby, I'd be one of her clients...

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The Turtle Warrior by Mary Relindes Ellis THE TURTLE WARRIOR is a work of fiction created from the layers of life in a surprisingly isolated region, a landscape of multiple ethnicities forgotten by most of America. In her gorgeous writing of the natural world, Ellis illuminates through fiction her deeply held belief that children like animals, in an effort to survive, instinctively seek from their physical environment and from others what their own families cannot provide...

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ONE FOOT IN EDEN by Ron Rash 

THE CANTERBURY PAPERS by Judith K. Healey

One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash "One Foot in Eden is a story of wild, almost primitive force and yet it is neatly and ingeniously put together. Ron Rash knows to the core the ways of those who yearn for what is just beyond their grasp. He has given us the strength of tragedy with the compassion of someone who cares deeply. Here is a lasting experience..."

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The Canterbury Papers by Judith K. Healey This  historical novel opens in the year 1200. Alais Capet, once in line for the throne, is a middle-aged spinster, an aging Princess of France who lives in Paris at the mercy of her brother and his court. Her youthful betrothal to Richard the Lionheart, King of England, was never consummated and Alais blames her stepmother, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine...

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KISSING YOU by Daniel Hayes

SHOUT DOWN THE MOON by Lisa Tucker

Kissing You by Daniel Hayes  In Daniel Hayes's hilarious debut collection, people disclose far too much and risk embarrassment as they search for partners, love, and higher forms of ecstasy...

(Right inquiries for this book should be directed to Janna Rademacher at Graywolf Press; email her at rademacher@graywolfpress.org )

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Shout Down The Moon by Lisa Tucker A beautiful and riveting new novel about a young motherís search for a better life for herself and her son.
After a tumultuous childhood and a passionate but destructive teenage romance, Patty Taylor has finally found the family she always wanted...

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MAKING WAVES by Cassandra King

CROSSING CALIFORNIA by Adam Langer

Making Waves by Cassandra King In a small Alabama town in Zion County, life is finally looking up for 20-year-old Donnette Sullivan. Having just inherited her aunt's old house and beauty shop, she's taken over the business. Her husband Tim, recently crippled in an accident, is beginning to cope not just with his disability but also with the loss of his dreams...

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Crossing California by Adam Langer California Avenue is a street that forms a boundary separating classes in the predominantly Jewish neighborhood of West Rogers Park, Chicago. This wildly imaginative, brilliantly conceived and often hilarious first novel-- part Phillip Roth, part The Simpsonís -- opens in November 1979 and ends 444 days later, spanning the Iranian hostage crisis...

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THE EGYPTOLOGIST by Arthur Phillips

SAINTS AT THE RIVER by Ron Rash

The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips This darkly comic labyrinth of a novel opens on the desert plains of Egypt in 1922, before winding its way from the slums of 1900s Australia to the ballrooms of 1920s Boston, by way of Oxford, the battlefields of the First World War, a royal court in turmoil in 1700 BC, and an idyllic English country house where nothing is quite as it should be....

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Saints At The River by Ron Rash In SAINTS AT THE RIVER, the drowning of a thirteen-year-old girl, swept away in a whitewater river while on vacation, divides a small Appalachian town. This tragedy brings a young woman journalist to the community of her childhood, and on a trip back home that forces her to confront issues buried in her past...

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Fiction coming out in 2015

January: THE ANATOMY LESSON by Nina Siegal, paperback

February: MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE by Jonathan Odell, hard cover & paperback, MURDER AT CAPE THREE POINTS by Kwei Quartey, paperback, HAUNTED (the Arnaud Legacy) by Lynn Carthage, paperback, THE NIGHT JESUS FELL TO EARTH, stories by Ron Rash, paperback

March: I ALWAYS LOVED YOU by Robin Oliveira, paperback, DINNER WITH BUDDHA by Roland Merullo

April: WHERE THEY FOUND HER by Kimberly McCreight

July: DOLLBABY by Laura McNeal, paperback

August: THE RACE FOR PARIS by Meg Waite Clayton, THE STORY HOUR by Thrity Umrigar, paperback

September: ABOVE THE WATERFALL by Ron Rash

 

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