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Praise for The Flight Attendant
Bohjalian is an unfaltering storyteller who crosses genres with fluidity, from historical fiction to literary thrillers… a read-in-one-sitting escapade that is as intellectually satisfying as it is emotionally entertaining.
Praise for Long Division
Smart, exciting and energetic…. [R]omps and roars along through some truly wonderful comic scenes and yet the book doesn’t hesitate to comment seriously on questions that matter to human beings everywhere.
Victor LaValle, author of Big Machine and Slapboxing with Jesus
Praise for Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
A devastating, revelatory book.
Praise for Between Two Kingdoms
This is a propulsive, soulful story of mourning and gratitude—and an intimate portrait of one woman’s sojourn in the wilderness between life and death.
Tara Westover, bestselling author of Educated
Praise for How Beautiful We Were
Unforgettable…It is a masterful novel by a spellbinding writer engaged with the most urgent questions of our day.
David Ebershoff, bestselling author of The Danish Girl
Praise for Under the Wave at Waimea
Incantatory, ecstatic, hypnotic…. One of Theroux’s best novels.
The Seattle Times
Praise for The Color of Success
Historian Wu sets the record straight, offering the manner in which Asians worked to overcome prejudice from the 1890s through more recent events, including WWII, the communist revolution in China, and the Korean and Vietnamese wars.
Praise for The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self
This radiant book will not only change your life, but perhaps even save it.
Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Big Magic