Michael David Lukas

Michael David Lukas is the author of the internationally bestselling novel The Oracle of Stamboul, which was a finalist for the California Book Award, the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award, and the Harold U. Ribalow Prize and has been published in fifteen languages. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey, a student at the American University of Cairo, and a night-shift proofreader in Tel Aviv. A graduate of Brown University, he has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and his writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He works in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley and lives in Oakland, California.  Grandson of Holocaust survivors, Lukas has lived in Cairo, Tel Aviv, and Istanbul, and is deeply committed to working for peace among communities. He weaves centuries-old legends and stories here to connect characters and readers across cultural and historical expanses.

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Right After the Weather

From The New York Times bestselling author of Carry the One, a new novel that explores what happens when a group of friends are confronted with their worst fears. Cate is a stage designer in her early forties, embroiled in theatre projects and the lives of her unconventional Chicago friends and lovers, when her life […]

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The House on the Lake

From the bestselling author of My Sister’s Bones and Day of the Accident comes the haunting new novel THE HOUSE ON THE LAKE Lisa needs to disappear.  And her friend’s rambling old home in the wilds of Yorkshire seems like the perfect place. It’s miles away from the closest town, and no one there knows […]

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Brother & Sister

From the beloved film star and best-selling author of Then Again: a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings’ lives can take. When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her younger brother, Randy, were best […]

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