This intense new novel follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about--until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave, another maddeningly pr
The bestselling author of "Cod," Kurlansky turns his attention to salt, a common household item with a long and intriguing history, explaining how salt provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions.
Who is Mr. Chartwell and why has he appeared at Winston Churchill’s door in July, 1964? In this utterly original and exuberant novel, Rebecca Hunt explores how two unlikely lives collide as Mr. Chartwell’s motives are revealed to be far darker
This deeply observed novel of contemporary Vietnam interweavesstories of a venerable soup seller, a young Vietnamese American curator, and an enterprising tour guide in ways that will mark all of their lives forever.