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We Are the Weather

by Jonathan Safran Foer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2019)

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe...


On Division

by Goldie Goldbloom Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2019)

“A novel of wisdom and uncertainty, of love in its greater and lesser forms, and of the struggle between how it should be and how it is. It is impossible not to be moved.”

—Amy Bloom, author of White Houses...


The Undying

by Anne Boyer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2019)

"The Undying is a startling, urgent intervention in our discourses about sickness and health, art and science, language and literature, and mortality and death. In dissecting what she terms 'the ideological...


Coventry

by Rachel Cusk Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 17, 2019)

From Rachel Cusk, her first collection of essays about motherhood, marriage, feminism, and art

Rachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction with the Outline Trilogy, three “literary masterpieces” (The Washington...


Tinfoil Butterfly

by Rachel Eve Moulton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 10, 2019)

"A brutal, incredibly bizarre exploration of insanity, guilt, love, and the darkness inside all of us . . . This novel is a hybrid monster that's part Lovecraftian nightmare and part literary exploration of...


Gun Island

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 10, 2019)

Named a Best Book of Fall by Vulture, Chicago Review of Books and Amazon

From the award-winning author of the bestselling epic Ibis trilogy comes a globetrotting, folkloric adventure novel about family and heritage...


Poisoner in Chief

by Stephen Kinzer Henry Holt and Co. (September 10, 2019)

The bestselling author of All the Shah’s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and ’60s.

The visionary chemist...


My Time Among the Whites

by Jennine Capó Crucet Picador (September 03, 2019)

From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American—an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness

In this sharp...


Dominicana

by Angie Cruz Flatiron Books (September 03, 2019)

Named a Most Anticipated Book by The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, O Magazine, Time, Real Simple, Chicago Review of Books, Kirkus Reviews, Nylon, BuzzFeed, Lit Hub, The Millions,...


Machine

by Susan Steinberg Graywolf Press (August 20, 2019)

A haunting story of guilt and blame in the wake of a drowning, the first novel by the author of Spectacle

Susan Steinberg’s first novel, Machine, is a dazzling and innovative leap forward for a writer whose...


The Retreat

by Sherri Smith Tom Doherty Associates (August 13, 2019)

Sherri Smith illuminates the dark side of the self-care and wellness industry in a thrilling ride of revenge perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers. The Retreat is a twisting, bone-chilling...


The Catholic School

by Edoardo Albinati & Antony Shugaar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 13, 2019)

A semiautobiographical coming-of-age story, framed by the harrowing 1975 Circeo massacre

Edoardo Albinati’s The Catholic School, the winner of Italy’s most prestigious award, The Strega Prize, is a powerful...


Valerie

by Sara Stridsberg & Deborah Bragan-Turner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 06, 2019)

A fever dream of a novel—strangely funny, entirely unconventional—Valerie conjures the life, mind, and art of American firebrand Valerie Solanas

In April 1988, Valerie Solanas—the writer, radical feminist,...


Jacob's Ladder

by Ludmila Ulitskaya & Polly Gannon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 09, 2019)

One of Russia’s most renowned literary figures and a Man Booker International Prize nominee, Ludmila Ulitskaya presents what may be her final novel. Jacob’s Ladder is a family saga spanning a century of...


The Wind That Lays Waste

by Selva Almada Graywolf Press (July 09, 2019)

A taut, lyrical portrait of four people thrown together on a single day in rural Argentina

The Wind That Lays Waste begins in the great pause before a storm. Reverend Pearson is evangelizing across the Argentinian...


FKA USA

by Reed King Flatiron Books (June 18, 2019)

“Mr. King looks at all our upcoming problems, and imagines a local reaction to each one. The result is often funny, usually sardonic, and always imaginative, what with all the mole rats, flesh drones, dimeheads,...


Flash Count Diary

by Darcey Steinke Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 18, 2019)

“Many days I believe menopause is the new (if long overdue) frontier for the most compelling and necessary philosophy; Darcey Steinke is already there, blazing the way. This elegant, wise, fascinating, deeply...


A Primer for Forgetting

by Lewis Hyde Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 18, 2019)

“One of our true superstars of nonfiction” (David Foster Wallace), Lewis Hyde offers a playful and inspiring defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche.

We live...


My Parents: An Introduction / This Does Not Belong to You

by Aleksandar Hemon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 11, 2019)

Two books in one in a flip dos-à-dos format: The story of Aleksandar Hemon’s parents’ immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author’s family, friends, and childhood in...


The Sun on My Head

by Geovani Martins & Julia Sanches Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 11, 2019)

A bestselling literary sensation in Brazil, a powerful debut short-story collection about favela life in Rio de Janeiro

In The Sun on My Head, Geovani Martins recounts the experiences of boys growing up in the...


Out of the Shadows

by Walt Odets Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A moving exploration of how gay men construct their identities, fight to be themselves, and live authentically

It goes without saying that even today, it’s not easy to be gay in America. While young gay men...


Magic for Liars

by Sarah Gailey Tom Doherty Associates (June 04, 2019)

Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in Magic for Liars, a fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey.

Ivy Gamble was born without magic and never wanted it.

Ivy Gamble is perfectly...


Aug 9 - Fog

by Kathryn Scanlan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A Paris Review Staff Pick, one of Chicago Tribune's 25 Hot Books of Summer, and one of The A.V. Club's 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2019

A stark, elegiac account of unexpected pleasures and the progress of seasons...


This Land Is Our Land

by Suketu Mehta Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants

There are few subjects in American life that prompt more discussion and controversy than immigration. But...


Dawson's Fall

by Roxana Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 14, 2019)

A cinematic Reconstruction-era drama of violence and fraught moral reckoning

In Dawson’s Fall, a novel based on the lives of Roxana Robinson’s great-grandparents, we see America at its most fragile, fraught,...


Wayfinding

by M. R. O'Connor St. Martin's Press (April 30, 2019)

At once far flung and intimate, a fascinating look at how finding our way make us human.

"A marvel of storytelling." —Kirkus (Starred Review)

In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists,...


The House of the Pain of Others

by Julián Herbert Graywolf Press (April 16, 2019)

A brilliant work of historical excavation with profound echoes in an age redolent with violence and xenophobia

Early in the twentieth century, amid the myths of progress and modernity that underpinned Mexico’s...


Losing Earth

by Nathaniel Rich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 09, 2019)

By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change—including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes,...


Trust Exercise

by Susan Choi Henry Holt and Co. (April 09, 2019)

“Electrifying” (People) “Masterly” (The Guardian) “Dramatic and memorable” (The New Yorker) “Magic” (TIME) Ingenious” (The Financial Times) "A gonzo literary performance”...


Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

by Patricia Marx & Roz Chast Celadon Books (April 02, 2019)

The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.

Every...


I'm Writing You from Tehran

by Delphine Minoui & Emma Ramadan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 02, 2019)

A lucid, moving view into an often obscured part of our world, exploring notions of democracy, identity, and the resilience of the human spirit

In the wake of losing her beloved grandfather, Delphine Minoui decided...


Mother Is a Verb

by Sarah Knott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 02, 2019)

Welcome to a work of history unlike any other.

Mothering is as old as human existence. But how has this most essential experience changed over time and cultures? What is the history of maternity—the history...


How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

by Donald Robertson St. Martin's Publishing Group (April 02, 2019)

"This book is a wonderful introduction to one of history's greatest figures: Marcus Aurelius. His life and this book are a clear guide for those facing adversity, seeking tranquility and pursuing excellence."...


The Gulf

by Belle Boggs Graywolf Press (April 02, 2019)

A hilarious send-up of writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelievers

Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry,...


Pagan Light

by Jamie James Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 19, 2019)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"Pagan Light is mesmerizing. Every detail is compelling. I felt I was reading a family history of a family far more interesting than mine." --Edmund White, author...


A Desert Harvest

by Bruce Berger & Colum Mccann Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 12, 2019)

A career-spanning collection of Bruce Berger’s beautiful, subtle, and spiky essays on the American desert

Occupying a space between traditional nature writing, memoir, journalism, and prose poetry, Bruce Berger’s...


Infinite Detail

by Tim Maughan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2019)

A timely and uncanny portrait of a world in the wake of fake news, diminished privacy, and a total shutdown of the Internet

BEFORE: In Bristol’s center lies the Croft, a digital no-man’s-land cut off from...


The Twice-Born

by Aatish Taseer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2019)

In The Twice-Born, Aatish Taseer embarks on a journey of self-discovery in an intoxicating, unsettling personal reckoning with modern India, where ancient customs collide with the contemporary politics of revivalism...


Instructions for a Funeral

by David Means Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2019)

"Poetic, insightful, and deeply moving. David Means is one of my very favorite writers." —Tara Westover, author of Educated

Following the publication of his widely acclaimed, Man Booker-nominated novel Hystopia...


Mother Country

by Irina Reyn St. Martin's Press (February 26, 2019)

Starred reviews from Library Journal and Publishers Weekly

Award-winning author Irina Reyn explores what it means to be a mother in a world where you can't be with your child

Nadia's daily life in south Brooklyn...


Nobody's Looking at You

by Janet Malcolm Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 19, 2019)

"Malcolm is always worth reading; it can be instructive to see how much satisfying craft she brings to even the most trivial article." --Phillip Lopate, TLS

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. One of...


The Vanishing Man

by Charles Finch St. Martin's Press (February 19, 2019)

“Fiction readers who crush on blue-blooded British detectives will fall hard for Victorian-era sleuth Charles Lenox." —The Washington Post

From the critically acclaimed and USA Today bestselling author Charles...


The City in the Middle of the Night

by Charlie Jane Anders Tom Doherty Associates (February 12, 2019)

*The Verge's Science Fiction and Fantasy Book We're Looking Forward to in 2019

*AV Club's 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2019

*Book Riot's Most Anticipated Books of 2019

*Kirkus' 30 Speculative Fiction Books You...


The Night Tiger

by Yangsze Choo Flatiron Books (February 12, 2019)

The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world.” —Kirkus (starred review)

An...


Rag

by Maryse Meijer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 12, 2019)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. One of Vol. 1 Brooklyn and Tor.com's Books to Read in February.

"Sharp, haunting . . . [Meijer] writes wonderfully of the trap of the self, with its impossible prisons...


Territory of Light

by Yuko Tsushima & Geraldine Harcourt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 12, 2019)

From one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers, a haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth

“Yuko Tsushima is one of the most important Japanese writers of her generation.” —Foumiko Kometani,...


The Collected Schizophrenias

by Esmé Weijun Wang Graywolf Press (February 05, 2019)

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award

An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with...


The Made-Up Man

by Joseph Scapellato Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 05, 2019)

"Scapellato's blend of existential noir, absurdist humor, literary fiction, and surreal exploration of performance art merges into something special. . . . The Made-Up Man is a rare novel that is simultaneously...


The Peacock Feast

by Lisa Gornick Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 05, 2019)

From “one of the most perceptive, compassionate writers of fiction in America...immensely talented and brave” (Michael Schaub, NPR), a historical saga about love, class, and the past we never escape.

The...


The Pope

by Anthony McCarten Flatiron Books (January 29, 2019)

From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour comes the fascinating and revealing tale of an unprecedented transfer of power, and of two very different men - who...