Bruce Dern is one of Hollywood's most indelible actors. Many moviegoers will know him as the guy who shot John Wayne in The Cowboys. His career has spanned B and Z movies to Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for some of the most memorable performances in modern cinema. He turned down career-making roles in the Godfather and Gandhi, valuing artistic challenge above roles that might have made him rich and famous.
The Editor, Steven Rowley, Peguin Random House - The Editor Explores Mother/Son Relationships - I can’t lie. I was drawn to Steven Rowley’s novel THE EDITOR for the chance to spend time, even fictionally, with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy, Ann and Jeff Vandemeer, Vintage - For those of us looking to escape the insanity of today's world, here is a book that can immerse the reader into pure fantasy landscapes.
Courting Mr. Lincoln, Louis Bayard, Algonquin Books - From the prizewinning author of Mr Timothy and The Pale Blue Eye comes Courting Mr Lincoln, the page-turning and surprising story of a brilliant and melancholic Abraham Lincoln and the two people who loved him the most . . .
Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton, Harper Collins - To say that 12-year-old Eli Bell lives an unusual life would be a gross understatement. His brother, Gus, communicates by writing words in the air, some of which seem prophetic ...
The Killing of Butterfly Joe, Rhidian Brook, Picador - Rhidian Brook is the best-selling Welsh author and screen writer of The Aftermath, now a major Hollywood movie produced by Ridley Scott and starring Acadamy Award nominee, Keira Knightley.
The Magnetic Girl, Jessica Handler, Hub City Press - History and Imagination Yield Compelling Tale
Assassin of Shadows, Lawrence Goldstone, Pegasus Books - Just after 4 P.M. on September 6, 1901, twenty-eight-year-old anarchist Leon Czolgosz pumps two shots into the chest and abdomen of President William McKinley.
A Woman is No Man, Etaf Rum, Harper Collins - Three generations of women in a Palestinian family deal with a culture that considers girl babies a curse and boys a blessing, that teaches that women are inferior to men.
A Good Enough Mother, Bev Thomas, Viking - What happens when an experienced therapist starts breaking all her own rules?