Fiction

  Tense and absorbing story of a runaway balloon, and several men trying to help.


Four long short stories about Frank Bascombe wandering his way through his late 60s


Fascinating tale of the aftermath of the Trojan War told by the main survivors


Story of a woman who oversees retirement living for senior citizens.


Five women and one man start a book club to explore the works of Jane Austen


In the midst of a terrible war, a Cellist plays every day for each person killed in a bombing.

 


One of the best gothic novels in all of literature.


A mysterious man with three sons moves from Bombay to New York 


A teen shoplifter finds herself before a judge and becomes friends with her library mentor.

 


A collection of Norse Myths with lots of battles and mischief.


 A small town with “hockey fever” hopes for a national championship.


Bizarre, interesting, mundane, and weird stories are thought-provoking to say the least.


Shocking story of incredible corruption in 15th century Vatican of Pope Alexander VI


Stimulating novel, which is a sequel to Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady

 

 


Nobel Prize winning author has a wonderful story loosely based on Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex.

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