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Let Me Explain You

by Annie Liontas
ISBN:9781476789088

Sending a scathing email to his family members after becoming convinced he will die within days, a proud Greek immigrant garners laughter and scorn from his recipients, who are dismayed when he promptly disappears.

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Enchanted August

by Brenda Bowen
ISBN:9780525429050

Four women struggling with loss, disappointment, and overwork rent a small summer cottage in Maine, where they find wholeness in regional comforts while sharing their respective stories and rediscovering their passions.

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Dietland

by Sarai Walker
ISBN:9780544373433

 
Biding her time alone until she can have weight-loss surgery, Plum joins an underground community of empowered women and agrees to a series of challenges, including work with a group that stages anti-misogyny terrorist acts.

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The Water Knife

by Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN:9780385352871

The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel "cuts" water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ensuring that lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert and that anyone who challenges her is left in the gutted-suburban dust. When water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only truth in the desert is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink.

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The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life

The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life
by Michael Puett
ISBN: 9781476777832

A Harvard professor shares his popular course on classical Chinese philosophy to demonstrate how ancient, counterintuitive wisdom can offer guidance to a good life in the modern world.

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