“The Mercy Seat” is a profound and deeply
thought-provoking novel set during the twelve
hours leading up to the scheduled execution
of a young black man for the alleged rape of
a white woman in a small Louisiana town in
1943. Moving from voice to voice, this novel
portrays a town, it’s people and its injustices.
For years, rumors of the “marsh girl” have
haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the
North Carolina coast. So in late 1969 when
a local man is found dead, the locals immediately
suspect Kya Clark, the so-called “marsh girl.”
This is a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, with
twists and turns throughout, one you will not be
able to put down!
America’s national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the New York Times bestselling author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks and an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them.
Ariel Burger’s recollections of his time as Elie Wiesel’s student and friend are a true treasure to us all. He does an excellent job sharing Wiesel’s wisdom and story for all to access. A must read.
An unforgettable and intimate look into
the life of Robin Williams. Itzkoff
allows readers a rare, detailed look at
Robin, a man loved by many but truly
understood by few.
A ring of daring female spies known as
the Alice Network left a legacy of blood
and betrayal during the Great War. This
funny and heartbreaking novel tells the
little-known story of two courageous women
and their epic journey of war-time glory
How do we deal with the epidemic of fake
news? Are nations and religions still
relevant? What should we teach our children?
This book is a probing and visionary
investigation into today’s most urgent
issues as we move into the unchartered
territory of the future. Fascinating and