Shuggie Bain

Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh Shuggie Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in run down public housing in Glasgow, Scotland Thatcher s policies have put husbands and sons out of work, and the city s notorious drugs epidemic is waiting in the wings.


Longlisted for the 2020 Simpson Joyce Carol Oates Literary PrizeOne of Vogue.coms Best Books of 2020 So FarOne of Elles Best Books of 2020 So Far Named A Most Anticipated Book by The New York Times , Vogue, The Boston Globe, Salon, The Millions, Inside Hook, and Vol 1 Brooklyn In 1996, the

The Lucky Star

The National Book Award winning author returns to his original fictional territory the lives of the dispossessed in San Francisco with a parable about the limitations of desire and life at the margins of society In such earlier works of fiction as The Rainbow Stories and The Royal Family, William

The Island Child

Twenty years ago, Oona left the island of Inis for the very first time A wind blasted rock of fishing boats and sheeps wool, where the only book was the Bible and girls stayed in their homes until mothers themselves, the island was a gift for some, a prison for others Oona was barely than a

In An Instant

A deeply moving story of carrying on even when it seems impossible Life is over in an instant for sixteen year old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to

American Dirt

Tambi n de este lado hay sue os On this side, too, there are dreams Lydia Quixano P rez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco She runs a bookstore She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco