“This eloquent memoir about an extraordinary boy and a resilient and remarkable mother will be of interest to every parent and/or educator hoping to nurture a child’s authentic ‘spark.’ ”—Publishers Weekly
“[A] compelling memoir . . . Jake is unusual, but so is his superhuman mom.”—Booklist
“An invigorating, encouraging read.”—Kirkus Reviews
Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ [...]
“A wild and amazing ride.”—George Saunders, author of Tenth of December
“A marvelous tale and a joyful read.” —Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief
“Michael Paterniti is a genius.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
“Paterniti is one of the best living practitioners of the art of literary journalism.”—Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King
Hailed as “a masterpiece” (NPR), Tinkers, Paul Harding’s Pulitzer Prize–winning debut, is a modern classic. The Dallas Morning News observed that “like Faulkner, Harding never shies away from describing what seems impossible to put into words.” Here, in Enon, Harding follows a year in the life of Charlie Crosby as he tries to come to [...]
A collection of 12 lovely novels could be yours just in time for Mother’s Day!
“[A] sweeping, top-down account of 1939–45 from the point of view of FDR, his cabinet and his leading generals and admirals. . . . Long wars demand long books, but these are 550 pages of lively prose by a good writer who knows his subject.”—Kirkus Reviews
Random House interviews author Joseph E. Persico on ROOSEVELT’S CENTURIONS: [...]
A huge congratulations to the Random House Publishing Group’s esteemed Pulitzer Prize winners! Adam Johnson’s THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON (fiction) and Fredrik Logevall’s EMBERS OF WAR (history).
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