The New Life (Hardcover)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374221294, 275pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 1997
Osman is a young university student whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a mysterious book. Osman becomes obsessed with the book, which seems to contain all the magic and power of life and love. Romantic and elusive, The New Life is a rhapsody to love and an investigation into the shadowy nature of self.