NEW FICTION FAVORITES
CITY OF THIEVES
In this captivating coming-of-age tale set during the World War II
siege of Leningrad, two young men must complete a seemingly
impossible quest to save their lives—find a dozen eggs for the
wedding cake of a powerful general’s daughter in a starving city
cut off from all supplies.
“[Benioff] has written a riveting war novel and an engaging coming
of age story....It is the kind of compellingly readable book that lingers
long after it is read.”—Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner.
Plume • 272 pp. • 978-0-452-29529-2 • $15.00
An Alex Award Winner for Best Adult Book for Young Adults
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ROOFTOPS OF TEHRAN
A novel of young love and coming of age in an Iran headed toward
“In clear, vivid detail, Mahbod Seraji opens the door to the fascinating world of Iran and provides a revealing glimpse into the
life and customs of a country on the verge of a revolution.”—Gail
Tsukiyama, author of The Street of a Thousand Blossoms.
“A stirring story about the loss of innocence, Rooftops of Tehran
reveals a side of Iran understood by few Westerners. An ambitious
first novel—full of humor, originality, and meaning.”— John Shors,
author of Beneath a Marble Sky.
nAL • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-22681-5 • $15.00
Author video available at us.penguingroup.com/seraji
With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three
very different women start a movement of their own, forever
changing a town and the way women view one another.
“[G]raceful and real, a compulsively readable story of three women
who watch the Mississippi ground shifting beneath their feet as the
words of men like Martin Luther King Jr. and Bob Dylan pervade
their genteel town.”—Entertainment Weekly.
“A compelling and comically poignant tale about three women, and
a time and a place that is in many ways very much still with us.”
—Beth Henley, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of
Crimes of the Heart.
Putnam • 464 pp. • 978-0-399-15534-5 • $24.95
berkley • 544 pp. • 978-0-425-23220-0 • $15.00
Paperback available June 2010
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