Book List:10 titles
  • Caroline, known as “Lina” to her family, has always lived in the shadow of her older brother William Herschel’s accomplishments. And yet when William invites Lina to join him in England to assist in his musical and astronomical pursuits -- not ...


  • "Aclassic tale of forbidden love, a Romeo and Juliet for the current moment." San Francisco Chronicle A Vintage Shorts Short Story Month Original Selection Hector didn't know how to stop Azmina from doing what she did whenever she came over, whi...


  • Ruth and Peter have been married more than fifty years. He is the headmaster of the Derry School, a boys’ boarding school in Maine; she has spent the four decades of her husband's tenure helping out wherever she is needed. But Peter’s retirement ...


  • The Rope Walk brings us the dazzling story of a pivotal summer in the life of Alice, a redheaded tomboy and motherless girl who is beloved and protected by her five older brothers and her widower father, a professor of Shakespeare. On Memorial Day, a...


  • A refugee from Vienna and the war in Europe, Arthur Henning is comfortable in his new life as a chauffeur for a New York banker and his family, but his complacency is thrown into turmoil when he is ordered to drive Aggie, the daughter of the family, ...


  • Collects short tales of people attempting to discover their place in the world, with settings including a widow's empty kitchen and neglected backyard, a house on the Rhode Island seaside, and a museum in a small Spanish village. Reprint....



  • In the tiny English village of Hursley, two lifelong acquaintances have never given each other a second glance. Until, on the very night of man's first moon landing, a precipitous passion alights on their middle-aged existence. Out for a stroll, Norr...


  • In the four months since Conrad Morrisey's beloved wife, Rose, died, he has let her cherished garden slide into neglect, just as he has stopped caring what he eats or wears. But there, in Rose's overgrown and unkempt garden, Conrad receives an uneart...






  • Dr. Lindy Adair, formerly a university professor and now the owner of 180 glorious acres of Washington woods that once belonged to the Sunstrike commune, is accustomed to strangers on her property. Old residents make their way back every now and then...