Book List:5 titles
  • In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, an Italian has flown, a Scot has flown, a woman has flown, even a sheep has flown. But no one has flown from one country to another. John Jeffries, an Englishman, and his pi...


  • After years alone in a cell, an aging prisoner is released without explanation, expelled into a great city now utterly unfamiliar to him. Broken by years of brutality at the hands of the prison guards, he scrounges for scraps, sleeping wild, until a ...


  • In Paris, France, there lived a humble postman named Lalouche. He was small, but his hands were nimble, his legs were fast, and his arms were strong. When his job was replaced by an electric car, he turned to boxing to support himself and his pet fin...


  • Allele Island is a beachcomber's paradise for a charming creature named Eena Beena, who tends her stretch of beach--and the hapless castaways who wash up there--as if it were her own private garden. Everything changes when a deranged ape named Prospe...


  • Imagine a modern-day retelling of Mark Twain s classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with a teenage girl and a very pregnant young Mexican as the main characters. That s the gist of Matthew Olshan s brilliant literary debut, Finn: A Novel. The ...