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Lake Success – Gary Shteyngart

“Spectacular.”—NPR • “Uproariously funny.”—The Boston Globe • “An artistic triumph.”—San Francisco Chronicle • “A novel in which comedy and pathos are exquisitely balanced.”—The Washington Post • “Shteyngart’s best book.”—The Seattle Times The bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story returns with a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times. Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son’s diagnosis of autism, he ...    Read More >


 








 


First Line

For an instant, we’re all frozen like statues by the sound of the doorbell.

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Chris Christie noticed a piece in the New York Times - that's how it all started.

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They'll never see it coming.

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Love and Squalor – Jessica A. Scott

Romance and harsh realities collide in “a grittier version of a Frank Capra movie.” Luthertown Heights isn’t anyone’s idea of paradise. Gangs run the streets, fighting and killing to claim territory, and the other residents struggle just to get by. While most of the population hides behind ragged curtains and chipped concrete walls, one woman dares to venture out into the streets. As the teacher of an after school program at the local YMCA, she strives to teach the children of this embattled city that ...