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Redeployment

Redeployment by Phil Klay

Incandescent. Visceral. Unforgettable. The deeply resonant and often darkly comic stories in this acclaimed debut follow soldiers during and after war with clarity and compassion. Read more with Klay on the B&N Review.

Book Cover Image. Title: The Visionist:  A Novel, Author: Rachel Urquhart

The Visionist

Rachel Urquhart

An impoverished young girl and her brother seek refuge in a 19th-century Shaker community in this page-turning tale of secrets and lies narrated by a chorus of alternating voices. A story of cruelty and devotion, faith and trust, mercy and truth that casts the heady spell of a New England gothic. 

Rachel Urquhart

Book Cover Image. Title: Demon Camp:  A Soldier's Exorcism, Author: Jennifer Percy

Demon Camp

Jennifer Percy

A young writer sets out to report on soldiers and trauma and discovers a world where demons are corporeal, battled-and exorcised. Percy's blazingly original reportage -- as much an investigation of PTSD as of poverty, identity and faith - is a stunning example of journalistic storytelling. 

Jennifer Percy

Book Cover Image. Title: Badluck Way:  A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West, Author: Bryce Andrews

Badluck Way

Bryce Andrews

Life on the uneasy border between wilderness and civilization. A modern-day Montana cattle hand eloquently recounts the changing impacts of man and animal on the landscape - and the landscape on man and animal -- in a memoir rich with echoes of Ivan Doig, William Kittredge and Barry Lopez.  

Bryce Andrews

Book Cover Image. Title: Shovel Ready, Author: Adam Sternbergh

Shovel Ready

Adam Sternbergh

The sizzle and pop of this dystopian noir remind us of Josh Bazell's Beat the Reaper and Chuck Palahniuk's Damned. Before the dirty bomb that wrecked his city and killed his wife, Spademan was a New York City garbage man. Now he's a professional hitman, with a contract that doesn't feel right… 

Adam Sternbergh