PrincetonPL Staff Recommends - Fiction
Annotation:A remote English village quarantines itself after an outbreak of the plague, as a woman struggles to survive amidst the breakdown of her community.
Annotation:The story of 40-something siblings who were raised during the 70s L.A. music scene who now face questions of memory, family, dependence, and what becomes of an artist that goes undiscovered by the world.
Annotation:As the story shifts between 1960s Haiti and present day American, a man hiding his past tries to reconcile the life he once lived, one in which he committed atrocious crimes in his homeland.
Annotation:Among the mourners of beautiful photographer Molly Lane are two former lovers, powerful and celebrated Englishmen who are confronted with ethical choices that lead to a shocking turn of events.
Annotation:With humor and poignance, Weiner tells the story of four female friends who are each trying to find purpose and understand the meaning of motherhood.
Annotation:When celebrated war hero Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in a landslide during the 1940 presidential election, Jewish-American families live in fear as anti-semetic attitudes permeate the country.
Annotation:Poised to have it all - with an Ivy-League education, a powerful financial job, and a girlfriend providing access to New York's high society - everything changes for a Pakistani man after the September 11th attacks on the Twin Towers.
Annotation:Winner of the Bellwether Prize for Fiction and set in 1940s Mississippi during the height of the Jim Crowe South, a family's life is turned upside down when the husband suddenly decides to purchase a farm in the delta.
Annotation:In this comic novel of 20th century British history, we learn the incredible life story of Sir Edward Feathers, a retired barrister who returns to England after a successful career in Hong Kong.
Annotation:Set in Ethiopia, India, and America, this is the epic tale of the consequences of a forbidden relationship between an Indian nun and British doctor.
Annotation:Living in Lima, Peru, Mario's life is turned upside-down by the arrival of his aunt Julia, as well as by a famous national scriptwriter who chooses to confide in Mario as he begins to lose his mind.
Annotation:29-year old Alice has it all, including a loving husband and a baby on the way. After a fall causes her to lose consciousness, she comes to only to find it is 10 years later and she is embattled is a terrible divorce. What?!
Annotation:In the strictly totalitarian Republic of Gilead, women have no rights and are divided into categories based on the ability to reproduce and care for children.
Annotation:When Charlie gives up his surgical practice to move his family across the country for a business opportunity, tragedy, temptations, dreams, and reality test a modern-day marriage.
Annotation:When Britain's longest-serving prime minister Adam Lang retires, he is commissioned to write a book about his experiences. However, his ghostwriter discovers powerful information that Lang never intended to reveal.
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