Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Fiction. An emotionally captivating and masterfully linked story collection set in Morocco's gleaming imperial cities, twisting medinas, and remote Saharan outposts, THE ARAB'S OX was awarded the Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Fiction, a...


  • Tony Ardizzone writes of the moments in our lives that shine, that burn in the dim expanse of memory with the intensity and vivid light of the evening news. The men and women in these stories tend to arrange their days, order their pasts, plan their ...


  • The Whale Chaser is the story of Vince Sansone, the eldest child and only son in a large Italian-American family, who comes of age in 1960s Chicago. A constant disappointment to his embittered father—a fishmonger who shows his displeasure with his ...


  • "The scientist has the habit of science; the artist, the habit of art." ―Flannery O’ConnorThis collection of stories contains some of the best new short fiction from America. The stories display a wide range of styles, settings, and themes. In ad...


  • In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu is a magical, warm, and wise novel about a close-knit family's immigration from Sicily to America in the early 1900s. Wanting more for their children and grandchildren than a lifetime of servitude in the fields of a tyr...


  • Tony Ardizzone writes of the moments in our lives that shine, that burn in the dim expanse of memory with the intensity and vivid light of the evening news. The men and women in these stories tend to arrange their days, order their pasts, plan their ...


  • A novel of passion and obsession, Heart of the Order is the story of Danny ("Kiss of the Wolf") Bacigalupo, a baseball player from the alleys of Chicago's North Side, whose life and career are shaped by a tragic childhood accident. Danny knows about ...