the lAKe of dreAmS
At a crossroads in her life, lucy Jarrett returns home from Japan,
only to find herself haunted by her father’s unresolved death a decade ago. late one night, as she paces the hallways of her family’s
rambling lakeside house, she discovers, locked in a window seat,
a collection of objects that first appear to be useless curiosities, but
soon reveal a deeper and more complex family past.
viking • 400 pp. • 978-0-670-02217-5 • $26.95
Also available: The Memory Keeper’s Daughter 978-0-14-303714-9
Available January 2011
the turtle wArrior
Takes readers from the heartland of America to the battlefields
of Vietnam. “The Turtle Warrior is about many things: self-hatred,
domestic abuse, the cruelty of fate, the unfairness of life, the sadness of sons repeating the sins of the fathers. But it is also about
goodness and kindness, the sacredness of nature and the miracle
of love.”—San Franscisco Chronicle.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-303452-0 • $15.00
Before you SuffocAte
your own fool Self
An electric debut story collection about young African-American
and mixed-race teens, women, and men struggling to find a place
in their families and communities. “Danielle Evans’s stories are
fresh, arresting, real. The young women and men in them could
be sitting across from you on the subway or strolling past you on a
college campus. And the young woman who brings them to us is
a writer to watch.”—Martha Southgate author of The Fall of Rome.
Riverhead • 240 pp. • 978-1-59448-769-9 • $25.95
What if the history of the transatlantic slave trade had been reversed and Africans had enslaved Europeans? How would that
have changed the ways that people justified their inhuman behavior? And how would it inform our cultural attitudes today? A poignant and dramatic story grounded in provocative ideas. A genuinely original, profoundly imaginative novel. “Don’t be fooled;
slavery may have ended 150 years ago, but you’ve still got time to
be enlightened by this bracing novel.”— The Washington Post.
Riverhead • 288 pp. • 978-1-59448-434-6 • $15.00
A threAd of SKy
looking to reconnect with their ancestral home and with one
another, three generations of women tour mainland China on a
journey that will change their family forever. “Timeless and of the
moment...A fluent storyteller, Fei entwines this family narrative
with harrowing passages about the Rape of Nanking and the oppression of early Chinese immigrants to America.”—The New York
Times Book Review.
Penguin Press • 368 pp. • 978-1-59420-249-0 • $24.95
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-311862-6 • $15.00
Paperback available March 2011