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The Dead

by Christian Kracht & Daniel Bowles Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 17, 2018)

“A great Faustian fable, and a literary endeavor of historical ingenuity that we now may start to characterize as Krachtian.” —Karl Ove Knausgaard

In Berlin, Germany, in the early 1930s, the acclaimed...


Metamorphica

by Zachary Mason Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 10, 2018)

A brilliant and daring novel that reimagines Ovid’s Metamorphoses

In the tradition of his bestselling debut novel The Lost Books of the Odyssey, Zachary Mason’s Metamorphica transforms Ovid’s epic poem...


Early Work

by Andrew Martin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 10, 2018)

"What a debut! Early Work is one of the wittiest, wisest (sometimes silliest, in the best sense), and bravest novels about wrestling with the early stages of life and love, of creative and destructive urges,...


The Shepherd's Hut

by Tim Winton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 19, 2018)

From Tim Winton, Australia’s most decorated and beloved novelist and the author of Cloudstreet, comes The Shepherd’s Hut, the story of a young man on a thrilling journey of self-discovery in one of the harshest,...


History of Violence

by Edouard Louis & Lorin Stein Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 19, 2018)

History of Violence is international bestselling French author Edouard Louis’s autobiographical novel about surviving a shocking sexual assault and coping with the post-traumatic stress disorder of its aftermath....


Number One Chinese Restaurant

by Lillian Li Henry Holt and Co. (June 19, 2018)

Named a Summer Must-Read by TIME, Buzzfeed, The Wall Street Journal, Star Tribune, Fast Company, The Village Voice, Toronto Star, Fortune Magazine, InStyle, and O, The Oprah Magazine

"A joy to readI couldn't...


Upstate

by James Wood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2018)

New Yorker book critic and award-winning author James Wood delivers a novel of a family struggling to connect with one another and find meaning in their own lives.

In the years since his daughter Vanessa moved...


Kudos

by Rachel Cusk Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2018)

Rachel Cusk, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos, a novel of unsettling power.

A woman writer visits a Europe in flux,...


Treeborne

by Caleb Johnson Picador (June 05, 2018)

"I can’t remember the last time I read a book I wish so much I’d written. Treeborne is beautiful, and mythic in ways I would never have been able to imagine...I can’t say enough about this book."—Daniel...


The Ever After

by Sarah Pekkanen Washington Square Press (June 05, 2018)

“Writing with rawness and realism, Pekkanen doesn’t hold back…Fans of Liane Moriarty and Anne Tyler will appreciate the story’s depth." —Booklist

“In her signature conversational style, Pekkanen uncovers...


So Lucky

by Nicola Griffith Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2018)

From the author of Hild, a fierce and urgent autobiographical novel about a woman facing down a formidable foe

So Lucky is the sharp, surprising new novel by Nicola Griffith—the profoundly personal and emphatically...


A Woman, In Bed

by Anne Finger Cinco Puntos Press (May 15, 2018)

Paris, 20th century, WWI to WWII and beyond. Simone abandons her body to lust, leaves her husband for Jacques, sleeps with strangers. But she is never satisfied. It is only when she is diagnosed with Parkinson's...


The Storm

by Arif Anwar Atria Books (May 15, 2018)

“A remarkable debut, in which fiction vividly portrays specific events in history.”—Booklist (starred review)

“This powerful and important debut is a story for our time.” —Library Journal (starred...


Pretend I'm Dead

by Jen Beagin Scribner (May 15, 2018)

Miranda July meets Mary Karr in this brilliant debut novel from Jen Beagin, Whiting Award winner and “one of the freshest voices I've read in years—funny, wise, whip-smart and compassionate” (Jami Attenberg,...


My Ex-Life

by Stephen McCauley Flatiron Books (May 08, 2018)

National Bestseller

“I didn't know how much I needed a laugh until I began reading Stephen McCauley's new novel, My Ex-Life. This is the kind of witty, sparkling, sharp novel for which the verb ‘chortle’...


That Kind of Mother

by Rumaan Alam Ecco (May 08, 2018)

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Buzzfeed • The Boston Globe •  The Millions • InStyle • Southern Living • Vogue • Popsugar

“With his unerring eye for nuance and unsparing sense of...


Motherhood

by Sheila Heti Henry Holt and Co. (May 01, 2018)

From the author of How Should a Person Be? (“one of the most talked-about books of the year”—Time Magazine) and the New York Times Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring novel about whether to have...


The Mars Room

by Rachel Kushner Scribner (May 01, 2018)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Gritty, empathetic, finely rendered, no sugary toppings, and a lot of punches, none of them pulled.” —Margaret Atwood via Twitter

“A page turner… one of those books that enrage...


The Map of Salt and Stars

by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar Touchstone (May 01, 2018)

“This imaginative but very real look into war-torn Syria is a must.” –Booklist (starred review)

This rich, moving, and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story...


The Comedown

by Rebekah Frumkin Henry Holt and Co. (April 17, 2018)

A dazzling epic that follows two very different families in Cleveland across generations, beginning with their patriarchs, who become irrevocably intertwined one fateful night

A blistering dark comedy, Rebekah...


The Eight Mountains

by Paolo Cognetti Atria Books (March 20, 2018)

“A fine book, a rich, achingly painful story that is made for all of us who have ever felt a hunger for the mountains. Few books have so accurately described the way stony heights can define one's sense of...


Whiskey

by Bruce Holbert Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 13, 2018)

Whiskey burns pleasantly as it goes down, but has a lasting, powerful effect.

Brothers Andre and Smoker were raised in a cauldron of their parents’ failed marriage and appetite for destruction, and find themselves...


Tomb Song

by Julián Herbert Graywolf Press (March 06, 2018)

An incandescent new voice from Mexico, for readers of Ben Lerner and Rachel Cusk

Sitting at the bedside of his mother as she is dying from leukemia in a hospital in northern Mexico, the narrator of Tomb Song...


Census

by Jesse Ball Ecco (March 06, 2018)

NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2018 BY

The New York Times The Chicago Reader Nylon   The Boston Globe The Huffington Post • The Rumpus   The AV Club • Southern Living •...


The Neighborhood

by Mario Vargas Llosa & Edith Grossman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 27, 2018)

A thrilling tale of desire and Peruvian corruption swirls around a scandalous exposé that leads to murder

From the Nobel Laureate comes a politically charged detective novel weaving through the underbelly of...


Summer Hours at the Robbers Library

by Sue Halpern Harper Perennial (February 27, 2018)

From journalist and author Sue Halpern comes a wry, observant look at contemporary life and its refugees.  Halpern’s novel is an unforgettable tale of family...the kind you come from and the kind you create....


The Invention of Ana

by Mikkel Rosengaard Custom House (February 13, 2018)

Combining the infectious narration of Nick Hornby’s Funny Girl, the philosophical lyricism of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives, and the mesmerizing power of Anna North’s The Life and Death of Sophie...


Where the Line Bleeds

by Jesmyn Ward Scribner (January 16, 2018)

The first novel from National Book Award winner and author of Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward, a timeless Southern fable of brotherly love and familial conflict—“a lyrical yet clear-eyed portrait of a rural...


Neon in Daylight

by Hermione Hoby Catapult (January 01, 2018)

"What do you get when a writer of extreme intelligence, insight, style and beauty chronicles the lives of self-absorbed hedonists—The Great Gatsby, Bright Lights, Big City, and now Neon in Daylight. Hermione...


The Country Girls: Three Novels and an Epilogue

by Edna O'Brien Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 14, 2017)

A treasure of world literature back in print, featuring a new introduction by Eimear McBride

The country girls are Caithleen “Kate” Brady and Bridget “Baba” Brennan, and their story begins in the repressive...


Future Home of the Living God

by Louise Erdrich Harper (November 14, 2017)

A New York Times Notable Book of 2017

Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for...


Strange Weather in Tokyo

by Hiromi Kawakami & Allison Markin Powell Counterpoint (November 01, 2017)

  • This is a reissue of a poetic, compact novel by celebrated Japanese author, Hiromi Kawakami (the original 2012 Counterpoint edition was titled The Briefcase (9781582435992); Strange Weather in Tokyo is the title...

  • We Are The End

    by Gonzalo García Galley Beggar Press (October 26, 2017)

    ‘A unique and breathtaking talent.’ Scarlett Thomas

    “Gonzalo Garcia is so talented: a new deep and hilarious literary voice.” Dorthe Nors

    Tomás' girlfriend has left him. She has, in fact, fled to Antarctica,...


    Queen of Spades

    by Michael Shou-Yung Shum Forest Avenue Press (October 10, 2017)

  • Ann Patchett, at Powell’s in September 2016 during her Commonwealth tour, said she wants to read "a smart funny book that isn't tragic at the end but doesn't make you feel dumb. That book is one we can sell...

  • The Miranda

    by Geoff Nicholson The Unnamed Press (October 10, 2017)

    The volunteer would complain, of course. I suppose he couldn’t help it. He felt angry or self-righteous or betrayed. He said this was not what he’d signed up for, this was breaking a promise, breaking the...


    Manhattan Beach: A Novel

    by Jennifer Egan Scribner (October 03, 2017)

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK

    Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

    The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author....


    Here in Berlin

    by Cristina Garcia Counterpoint (October 01, 2017)

    Here in Berlin is a portrait of a city through snapshots, an excavation of the stories and ghosts of contemporary Berlin—its complex, troubled past still pulsing in the air as it was during World War II. Critically...


    The Ninth Hour

    by Alice Mcdermott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 19, 2017)

    A magnificent new novel from one of America’s finest writersa powerfully affecting story spanning the twentieth century of a widow and her daughter and the nuns who serve their Irish-American community...


    The Dance by the Canal

    by Kerstin Hensel & Jen Calleja Peirene Press (September 18, 2017)

    A tragicomic satire from the heart of East Germany.

    Gabriela grows up in the East German town of Leibnitz. Her father is a famous surgeon, her mother a respected society hostess. The girl, however, struggles...


    Absolutely Golden

    by D. Foy Stalking Horse Press (September 12, 2017)

    “D. Foy is an American hero and this book will slay you.” —Sarah Gerard

    “Pure, mind-blowing enchantment.” —Nelly Reifler

    “Gyrates seamlessly between the hilarious and profound.” —Augustus...


    Forest Dark

    by Nicole Krauss Harper (September 12, 2017)

    National Bestseller

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2017

    Named Best Book of 2017 by Esquire, Times Literary Supplement, Elle Magazine, LitHub, Publishers Weekly, Financial Times, Guardian, Refinery29, Popsugar, ...


    Sourdough

    by Robin Sloan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 05, 2017)

    *One of Amazon's 20 Best Books of 2017*

    Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Barnes & Noble, and Southern Living

    In his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world...


    Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

    National Book Award for Fiction 2017

    by Jesmyn Ward Scribner (September 05, 2017)

    WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

    A finalist for the Kirkus Prize, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and a New York Times bestseller, this majestic,...


    A Loving, Faithful Animal

    by Josephine Rowe Catapult (September 01, 2017)

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  • Smart, literary-inclined readers who voraciously read and recommend books
  • Book clubs, particularly those focused on family relationships, travel, and Australian history
  • Groups or organizations centered...

  • Companions

    by Christina Hesselholdt & Paul Russell Garrett Fitzcarraldo Editions (August 30, 2017)

    Camilla, Charles, Alma, Edward, Alwilda and Kristian are a circle of friends hurtling through mid-life. Structured as a series of monologues jumping from one friend to the next, Companions follows their loves,...


    Eat Only When You're Hungry

    by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 08, 2017)

    Finalist for the 2017 Chicago Review of Books Fiction Award and a 2017 NPR Great Read

    Recommended reading by Nylon, Buzzfeed, Vulture, Lit Hub, Chicago Review of Books and Chicago Reader

    "With this novel, Hunter...


    Mrs. Fletcher: A Novel

    by Tom Perrotta Scribner (August 01, 2017)

    In this New York Times bestselling novel, Tom Perrotta, whom Time calls “the Steinbeck of suburbia,” delivers a penetrating and hilarious novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s...


    Goodbye, Vitamin

    by Rachel Khong Henry Holt and Co. (July 11, 2017)

    Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, Huffington Post, Nylon, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Booklist, and The Independent

    Winner of the California...


    Sex and Rage

    by Eve Babitz Counterpoint (July 01, 2017)

    The popular rediscovery of Eve Babitz continues with this very special reissue of her novel, originally published in 1979, about a dreamy young girl moving between the planets of Los Angeles and New York City....


    Dirt Road

    by James Kelman Catapult (July 01, 2017)

    After his mother’s recent death, sixteen-year old Murdo and his father travel from their home in rural Scotland to Alabama to be with his American aunt and émigré uncle for a few weeks. Stopping at a small...