From the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of All That Man Is, a stunning, virtuosic novel about twelve people, mostly strangers, and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the world n nA woman strikes up a conversati

The Enlightenment of Bees

Rachel Linden s newest contemporary women s fiction story speaks to the universal struggle of what it means to live a meaningful life where the passions we have meet the needs of the world n nAt 26, idealistic baker Mia West has her entire life planned out a Craftsman cottage in Seattle, baking at T

Travel Light, Move Fast

From bestselling author Alexandra Fuller, the utterly original story of her father, Tim Fuller, and a deeply felt tribute to a life well livedSix months before he died in Budapest, Tim Fuller turned to his daughter Let me tell you the secret to life right now, in case I suddenly give up the ghost.

Strangers in Budapest

Budapest gorgeous city of secrets, with ties to a shadowy, bloody past It is to this enigmatic European capital that a young American couple, Annie and Will, move from Boston with their infant son shortly after the fall of the Communist regime For Annie, it is an effort to escape the ghosts that

Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming

Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim s Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin like figure, Baron Bela Wenckheim, who decides to return at the end of his life to the provincial Hungarian town of his birth Having escaped from his many casino debts in Buenos Aires, where he was living in

In the Darkroom

From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age n n In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father T

Memento Park

A son learns about his father than he ever could have imagined when a mysterious piece of art is unexpectedly restored to him n nAfter receiving an unexpected call from the Australian consulate, Matt Santos becomes aware of a painting that he believes was looted from his family in Hungary during

Wolf Country

London, 2050 The socio economic crisis of recent decades is over and consumerism is thriving n nOwnership of land outside the city is the preserve of a tiny elite, and the rest of the population must spend to earn a Right to Reside Ageing has been abolished thanks to a radical new approach, replaci

The Habsburg Empire: A New History

In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common attachment to their empire, while bureaucrats, soldi

Orbán: Europe's New Strongman

Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orb n has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super rich oligarchy More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people n nOrb n s ambit

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The Manhattan Project

Internationally celebrated Hungarian novelist L szl Krasznahorkai has been heralded by Susan Sontag as the Hungarian master of the apocalypse and compared favorably to Gogol by W G Sebald A new work by Krasznahorkai is always an event, and The Manhattan Project is no less As part of Krasznaho

The Door

A busy young writer struggling to cope with domestic chores, hires a housekeeper recommended by a friend The housekeeper s reputation is one built on dependable efficiency, though she is something of an oddity Stubborn, foul mouthed and with a flagrant disregard for her employer s opinions she may