Contemporain & Littéraire

  • Jennifer Egan - Manhattan Beach

    Jennifer Egan – Manhattan Beach (2017)

    Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. She is mesmerized by the sea…

  • Salman Rushdie - The Golden House

    Salman Rushdie – The Golden House (2017)

    On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a…

  • Mohsin Hamid - Exit West

    Mohsin Hamid – Exit West (2017)

    In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, and are soon cloistered in a…

  • Janet Evanovich - Turbo Twenty-Three

    Janet Evanovich – Turbo Twenty-Three (2017)

    Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost…

  • Lisa Wingate - Before We Were Yours

    Lisa Wingate – Before We Were Yours (2017)

    Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill…

  • Celeste Ng - Little Fires Everywhere

    Celeste Ng – Little Fires Everywhere (2017)

    In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to…

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