Staff Reading Picks
The Age of Shiva
by Manil Suri
Marrying in order to escape an overbearing father, Meera is further victimized by her physically demanding husband and lustful brother-in-law, a circumstance from which she finds fleeting escape through her relationships with her sister-in-law and young son.
The Night Stalker
by James Swain
A specialist in finding missing persons, ex-cop Jack Carpenter is stunned when he is hired by convicted serial killer Abb Smith to find Smith's grandson, only to discover that the case involves Heather Rinker, a childhood friend of Jack's own daughter.
by Bernhard Schlink
Losing his father during World War II, Peter Debauer grows up with his mother and few memories of his father, until, as an adult, he embarks on a quest in search of his missing father, a man who continuously reinvents himself to stay alive.
Every Last Cuckoo
by Kate Maloy
A seventy-five-year old widow, Sarah finds new meaning brought to her life after her home becomes a kind of refuge for her restless granddaughter, an Israeli pacifist, a homeless mother and son, and a victim of domestic violence.