The story of Victor Frankenstein's terrible creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. 176 pp.
Among the first titles in the canon of Asian-American literature, a 1957 novel tells the story of Ichiro Yamada, a "no-no boy," during the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II and the postwar era. 264 pp.
Out of This Furnace is Thomas Bell's most compelling achievement. Its story of three generations of an immigrant Slovak family still stands as a fresh and extraordinary accomplishment. It is a document of ethnic heritage and of a violent and cruel period in U.S. history, but it is also a superb story. The writing is strong and forthright, and the novel builds constantly to its triumphantly human conclusion. 424 pp.
The Skylark of Space is the first and one of the best space operas ever written. Breezy dialogue, romantic intrigue, fallible heroes and complicated villains infuse humanity and believability into a conflict of galactic proportions. 159 pp.
From the best-selling author of These Granite Islands comes a novel of stories that intersect at a broken-down fishing resort in the northern woods of Minnesota. 301 pp.