Set in the new South Africa, this sophisticated novel explores the
possibilities—and limits—of multi-ethnic relationships in a country still reeling from its past. “A masterpiece of creative empathy....
A gripping tale of contemporary anguish and unexpected desire,
and it also opens the Arab world to unusually nuanced perception.”—Edward Said.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-200142-4 • $15.00
Also available: July’s People 978-0-14-006140-6
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Quentin Jackson has spent a lifetime loving the adventurous Mar-go Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she summons him for an
ingenious campaign of revenge, he follows. “Green’s prose is astounding—from hilarious, hyperintellectual trash talk and shtick,
to complex philosophizing, to devastating observation and truths.
He nails it—exactly how a thing feels, looks, affects—page after
page.”—School Library Journal.
speak • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-241493-4 • $9.99
THE LAZARUS PROJECT
A young writer and his photographer friend travel across Eastern
Europe to find the truth behind a 1908 shooting in Chicago in this
critically acclaimed novel. “Incandescent. When your eyes close, the
power of this novel, of Hemon’s colossal talent, remains.”—Junot
Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar
Wao. “Vivid and funny.”—New York Magazine. “Beautiful and imperative.”—San Francisco Chronicle. “Ingenious.”—Washington Post.
Riverhead • 294 pp. • 978-1-59448-375-2 • $14.00
A National Book Award finalist, a New York Times Notable Book, a New
York Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year, an Amazon.com and Booklist
Also available Love and Obstacles 978-1-59448-864-1
THE WORLD IN HALF
A young woman secretly plots a trip to Panama in search of the
father she never knew. “[A] well-written tale of a search for identity as a young woman tries to bridge two cultures that make her
whole.”—The Dallas Morning News. “Henríquez writes with great
gentleness and compassion about bittersweet moments and painful events, about unlikely friendships and family secrets, about the
answers we go searching for and the questions we discover.”—
Aryn Kyle, author of The God of Animals.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-855-9 • $25.95
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-439-1 • $15.00
Paperback available February 2010
Tess Uriza Holthe
WHEN THE ELEPHANTS DANCE
A celebration of Filipino culture, set in the waning days of World War
II. “A powerful tale of the Philippine Islands and a testament to the resilience and courage of the Filipino people.”—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-200288-9 • $15.00
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