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  • The book of laughter and forgetting

    The book of laughter and forgetting1981

    by Milan Kundera

    (41,830)

    BOOK

    Call #: F KUNDERA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Dexter is delicious [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Dexter is delicious / a novel2010

    by Jeffry P Lindsay

    (18,145)

    Summary: Serial killer Dexter Morgan reevaluates his life views upon the birth of his daughter and investigates the disappearance of a teenage girl who has been running with a group of goths rumored to be engaging in cannibalism.

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  • The tortilla curtain [downloadable ebook]

    The tortilla curtain1996

    by T. Coraghessan Boyle

    (28,434)

    Summary: The lives of two different couples-wealthy Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher, and Candido and America Rincon, a pair of Mexican illegals--suddenly collide, in a story that unfolds from the shifting viewpoints of the various characters.

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  • Confessions of a crap artist--Jack Isidore (of Seville, Calif.) [downloadable ebook] / a chronicle of verified scientific fact, 1945-1959

    Confessions of a crap artist--Jack Isidore (of Seville, Calif.) / a chronicle of verified scientific fact, 1945-19591992

    by Philip K Dick

    (4,435)

    Summary: Jack Isidore is a crap artist -- a collector of crackpot ideas (among other things, he believes that the earth is hollow and that sunlight has weight) and worthless objects, a man so grossly...  more »

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  • The third policeman [downloadable audiobook]

    The third policeman2007

    by Flann O'Brien

    (11,416)

    Summary: Flann O'Brien's most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary, hellish village police force and a local murder. Weird, satirical, and very funny, its popularity has suddenly increased...  more »

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  • Beat the reaper [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Beat the reaper / a novel2009

    by Josh Bazell

    (15,373)

    Summary: Peter Brown is a young emergency room doctor whose sealed identity in the witness protection program is about to give out! After a heart-thumping morning (including a mugging and a lusty elevator...  more »

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  • Centuries of June [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Centuries of June / a novel2011

    by Keith Donohue

    (495)

    Summary: In this black comedy Jack attempts to tell the story of how he ended up on the floor with a hole in his head. But he keeps getting interrupted by a series of suspects--eight women lying in the...  more »

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  • Double Dexter [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Double Dexter / a novel2011

    by Jeffry P Lindsay

    (13,552)

    Summary: Forensic analyst and nighttime vigilante Dexter Morgan discovers that he is being followed by a killer who is copying his methods, an adversary whom Dexter seeks to outmaneuver using his trademark knack for extricating himself from trouble.

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  • My year of rest and relaxation

    My year of rest and relaxation2018

    by Ottessa Moshfegh

    (96,616)

    Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOSHFEGH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2018

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (143,068)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »
  • My year of rest and relaxation [eBook]

    My year of rest and relaxation2018

    by Ottessa Moshfegh

    (97,528)

    Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper...  more »

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  • Cherry [eBook]

    Cherry2018

    by Nico Walker

    (12,089)

    Summary: "Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin. Cleveland, 2003. A young man is just a college freshman when he meets Emily. They share...  more »

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  • The envious siblings : and other morbid nursery rhymes

    The envious siblings : and other morbid nursery rhymes2019

    by Landis Blair , artist

    (315)

    Summary: Inspired by the dark imagination of Edward Gorey, this is a twisted and hauntingly funny debut. Comics artist Landis Blair interweaves absurdist horror and humor into brief, rhyming vignettes at once...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.6 BLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (182,302)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

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    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE

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  • My sister, the serial killer [large print]

    My sister, the serial killer2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (180,229)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    Note: The Silent Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on April. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE LP

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Himself : a novel

    Himself : a novel2017

    by Jess Kidd

    (9,276)

    Summary: "Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KIDD

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • Purity [CD book] : a novel

    Purity : a novel2015

    by Jonathan Franzen (read by Dylan Baker)

    (42,596)

    Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F FRANZEN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Himself [CD book] : a novel

    Himself : a novel2017

    by Jess Kidd

    Summary: "Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F KIDD

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dexter is delicious [CD book]

    Dexter is delicious2010

    by Jeffry P. Lindsay (read by Jeff Lindsay)

    Series: Dexter Morgan Series

    (18,145)

    Summary: Dexter, a forensics expert for the Miami Police, kills people in his spare time. However, he only murders other killers who escape justice. In this installment, Dexter is just adjusting to life with...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F LINDSAY

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dexter's final cut [CD book] : a novel

    Dexter's final cut : a novel2013

    by Jeffry P. Lindsay

    Series: Dexter Morgan Series

    (8,492)

    Summary: "Hollywood gets more than it bargained for when television's hottest star arrives at the Miami Police Department and develops an intense, professional interest in a camera-shy blood spatter analyst...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F LINDSAY

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sister mine [CD book] : a novel

    Sister mine : a novel2007

    by Tawni O'Dell

    (1,794)

    Summary: Former police officer Shae-Lynn Penrose now drives a cab in the coal mining town she grew up in. Five of her friends still struggling with memories of being trapped in a mine two years earlier....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F O'DELL

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The casual vacancy [CD book]

    The casual vacancy2012

    by J. K. Rowling (read by Tom Hollander)

    (310,858)

    Summary: When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F ROWLING

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Insane city

    Insane city2013

    by Dave Barry

    (5,646)

    Summary: Astonished by his imminent marriage to a woman he believed out of his league, Seth flies to their destination wedding in Florida only to be swept up in a maelstrom of violence involving rioters,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BARRY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Beat the reaper : a novel

    Beat the reaper : a novel2009

    by Josh Bazell

    Series: Beat The Reaper Series

    (15,374)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BAZELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Trio : a novel

    Trio : a novel2021

    by William Boyd

    (1,810)

    Summary: A producer. A novelist. An actress. It's summer 1968 -- a time of war and assassinations, protests and riots. While the world is reeling, our trio is involved in making a disaster-plagued, Swingin'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BOYD

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tortilla curtain

    The tortilla curtain1996

    by T. Coraghessan Boyle

    (28,434)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BOYLE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Naked lunch : the restored text

    Naked lunch : the restored text2001

    by William S Burroughs

    (86,993)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BURROUGHS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Normal

    Normal2015

    by Graeme Cameron

    (3,883)

    Summary: He shops at your local supermarket. He drives beside you, waving to let you into the lane ahead of him. He also has an elaborate cage in a secret basement under his garage. The food he's carefully...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CAMERON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mothers, tell your daughters : stories

    Mothers, tell your daughters : stories2015

    by Bonnie Jo Campbell

    (1,440)

    Summary: Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is a keen observer of life and trouble in rural America, and her working-class protagonists can be at once...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CAMPBELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • French exit : a tragedy of manners

    French exit : a tragedy of manners2018

    by Patrick deWitt

    (18,339)

    Summary: "From bestselling author Patrick deWitt, a brilliant and darkly comic novel about a wealthy widow and her adult son who flee New York for Paris in the wake of scandal and financial disintegration....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DEWITT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Jane Steele : a confession

    Jane Steele : a confession2016

    by Lyndsay Faye

    (14,210)

    Summary: "A reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer, from the author whose work The New York Times described as "riveting" and The Wall Street Journal called "thrilling." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: F FAYE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Between the bridge and the river : a novel

    Between the bridge and the river : a novel2007

    by Craig Ferguson

    (3,833)

    BOOK

    Call #: F FERGUSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Purity

    Purity2015

    by Jonathan Franzen

    (42,596)

    Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRANZEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gnomon : a novel

    Gnomon : a novel2018

    by Nick Harkaway

    (4,617)

    Summary: "From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HARKAWAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • May we be forgiven

    May we be forgiven2012

    by A. M Homes

    (14,479)

    Summary: Feeling overshadowed by his more-successful younger brother, Harold is shocked by his brother's violent act that irrevocably changes their lives, placing Harold in the role of father figure to his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HOMES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel

    Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel2018

    by Jess Kidd

    (6,032)

    Summary: Presents the tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder who tackle notions of forgiveness, independence, sainthood, duty, and connections before dark family secrets are brought to light, revealing the sinister fate of a missing local schoolgirl.

    BOOK

    Call #: F KIDD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Goulash

    Goulash2019

    by Brian Kimberling

    (117)

    Summary: Escaping small-town life to immerse himself in the rapidly changing culture of 1998 Prague, Elliott falls in love with an English teacher with whom he explores their adopted city's wonders, before historical events upend their idyllic existence.

    BOOK

    Call #: F KIMBERLING

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Smoking kills

    Smoking kills2018

    by Antoine Laurain

    Summary: When headhunter Fabrice Valantine faces a smoking ban at work, he decides to undergo hypnotherapy to help kick the habit. At first the treatment is a success but, as the stresses of daily life begin...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LAURAIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shtum : a novel

    Shtum : a novel2017

    by Jem Lester

    (5,093)

    Summary: "In this darkly funny and emotive debut, Ben Jewell has hit a breaking point. His profoundly autistic ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken, and Ben and his wife Emma are struggling to cope. When...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LESTER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dexter's final cut : a novel

    Dexter's final cut : a novel2013

    by Jeffry P Lindsay

    Series: Dexter Morgan Series

    (8,492)

    Summary: Lights. Camera. Mayhem. Hollywood gets more than it bargained for when television's hottest star arrives at the Miami Police Department and develops an intense, professional interest in a camera-shy...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LINDSAY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details