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We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel

by Matthew Thomas Simon & Schuster (August 19, 2014)

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014 * Washington Post Top 50 Fiction List for 2014 * Entertainment Weekly Ten Best Fiction Books of 2014 * Esquire 5 Most Important Books of 2014 * Publishers Weekly Best...


The Actress: A Novel

by Amy Sohn Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

A “fun, funny, steamy, and unputdownable” (Entertainment Weekly) new novel from bestselling author Amy Sohn, in which an ambitious young actress discovers that every marriage is a mystery and that sometimes...


The Possibilities: A Novel

by Kaui Hart Hemmings Simon & Schuster (May 13, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants—a “funny, insightful, and unsentimental” (People, 4 stars) novel about a grieving mother and the shocking surprise that may help her reclaim...


Be Safe I Love You: A Novel

by Cara Hoffman Simon & Schuster (April 01, 2014)

This widely acclaimed novel about a female soldier who returns from Iraq haunted by a tragic mistake is “beautifully written…suspenseful and smart and tender in unexpected moments” (Miami Herald) and was...


The Blazing World: A Novel

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2014

by Siri Hustvedt Simon & Schuster (March 11, 2014)

Named one of the New York Times Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of the Year ** Publishers Weekly’s Best Fiction Books of 2014 ** NPR Best Books of 2014 ** Kirkus Reviews Best Literary Fiction Books of 2014...


Beauty: A Novel

by Frederick Dillen Simon & Schuster (March 04, 2014)

An “absorbing and memorable novel” (Tom Perrotta, author of Little Children) set in the world of corporate intrigue, about a woman who must choose between her dream job and everything else—her savings,...


Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition

by Joseph Heller & Christopher Buckley Simon & Schuster (October 26, 2010)

This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and...


The Harris Family: A Novel

by RM Johnson Simon & Schuster (February 08, 2002)

The unforgettable crew of characters that made RM Johnson's debut novel The Harris Men a bestseller return in this riveting story of love, loss, and second chances.

Life hasn't been easy for Julius Harris since...


Insignificant Others: A Novel

by Stephen McCauley Simon & Schuster (June 08, 2010)

What do you do when you discover your spouse has an insignificant other?

How about when you realize your own insignificant other is becoming more significant than your spouse?

There are no easy answers to these...


The Anthologist: A Novel

by Nicholson Baker Simon & Schuster (September 08, 2009)

Paul Chowder is trying to write the introduction to a new anthology of rhyming verse, but he’s having a hard time getting started. The result of his fitful struggles is The Anthologist, Nicholson Baker’s...


A Burning in Homeland: A Novel

by Richard Yancey Simon & Schuster (February 28, 2003)

A Burning in Homeland is

...a wonderfully written, crazily romantic story of intense love and devastating betrayal

...a stunning debut of a remarkably gifted young novelist

...a Southern novel that captures...


This Is How It Starts: A Novel

by Grant Ginder Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2009)

Meet Taylor Mark: a recent college graduate who has moved to Washington, D.C., to work for John Grayson, the less-than-brilliant congressman from his home district in southern California. Inadequately prepared...


The Act of Love

by Howard Jacobson Simon & Schuster (March 17, 2009)

In a stunning follow-up to his much-heralded masterpiece, Kalooki Nights, acclaimed author Howard Jacobson has turned his mordant and uncanny sights on Felix Quinn, a rare-book dealer living in London, whose...


Little Bee

by Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster (February 10, 2009)

The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a well-off British woman collide in this page-turning #1 New York Times bestseller and book club favorite from Chris Cleave.

We don’t want to tell you too...


Snow Hunters: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2014

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts...


The Wasp Factory: A Novel

by Iain Banks Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2013)

The polarizing literary debut by Scottish author Ian Banks, The Wasp Factory is the bizarre, imaginative, disturbing, and darkly comic look into the mind of a child psychopath.

Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen,...


The Humans: A Novel

by Matt Haig Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2013)

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Radleys is back with his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a “silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful” (Philadelphia Inquirer) novel that’s “full of...


The Why of Things: A Novel

by Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2013)

“A fast-paced, entertaining summer read” (People), The Why of Things is a “keenly observed” and “richly drawn” (The New York Times) novel about a family fighting towards hope in the wake of a terrible...


Restraint: A Novel

by Sherry Sonnett Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2013)

A fast-paced novel hailed by Entertainment Weekly as a "well-crafted, suspenseful thriller [which] offers sex, erotica, and more sex."

In Sherry Sonnett’s compelling first novel, Vega Johnson, a successful...


Dear Lucy: A Novel

by Julie Sarkissian Simon & Schuster (April 23, 2013)

I go down the stairs quiet like I am something without any weight. I open the door in the dark and the cold sucks my skin towards it. It is the morning but there is no sun yet, just white light around the edges....


Gardens in the Dunes: A Novel

by Leslie Marmon Silko Simon & Schuster (April 30, 2013)

A sweeping, multifaceted tale of a young Native American pulled between the cherished traditions of a heritage on the brink of extinction and an encroaching white culture, Gardens in the Dunes is the powerful...


Motherland: A Novel

by William Nicholson Simon & Schuster (April 09, 2013)

From an Academy Award–nominated screenwriter, an epic novel of love and loss and the long shadows war leaves behind.

Summer, 1942. Kitty, an army driver stationed in Sussex, meets Ed, a Royal Marine commando,...


Still Holding

by Bruce Wagner Simon & Schuster (March 26, 2013)

If there's an even darker side to Hollywood than the one America is familiar with, Bruce Wagner has found it. A twenty-first-century Nathanael West, he has been hailed for his powerful prose, his Swiftian satire,...


The Chrysanthemum Palace: A Novel

by Bruce Wagner Simon & Schuster (March 26, 2013)

The Chrysanthemum Palace introduces Bertie Krohn, the only child of Perry Krohn, creator of TV's longest running space opera, Starwatch: The Navigators (which counts Jennifer Aniston and Donald Rumsfeld among...


Lessons in French: A Novel

by Hilary Reyl Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

It’s 1989, the Berlin Wall is coming down, and Kate has just graduated from Yale, eager to pursue her dreams as a fledgling painter. When she receives a job offer to work as the assistant to Lydia Schell,...


Abide with Me: A Novel

by Sabin Willett Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

In this novel inspired by Wuthering Heights, a small town bad boy forged by the fires of Afghanistan returns home, still burning with a romantic obsession nothing can quench.

A small-town bad boy, forged into...


Driver's Education: A Novel

by Grant Ginder Simon & Schuster (January 08, 2013)

He’s a big man, my granddad, not necessarilyin size or proportion, but in other ways, like the manner in which he lives. The trouble in which he finds himself. The magic that heconjures and the spectacular...


The Lawgiver: A Novel

by Herman Wouk Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2012)

"A lighthearted and delightful tour de force" (The Washington Times).

A romantic and suspenseful epistolary novel about a group of people trying to make a movie about Moses in the present day, The Lawgiver is...


Father Found

by RM Johnson Simon & Schuster (October 16, 2012)

With the same passion and insight he brought to The Harris Men, RM Johnson offers a gripping look at a pressing social issue -- and a rare window into the contemporary male psyche.

Father Found

As founder of an...


The Dearly Beloved

by Cara Wall Simon & Schuster (August 13, 2019)

***A Today show “Read with Jenna” Book Club Selection***

“A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice)

“Here...


The Miseducation of Henry Cane

by Charles Brooks Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

A stunning coming-of-age novel about one young man's eye-opening sexual awakening at the hands of an intriguing older woman.

Henry Cane knows exactly what he’s going to do with the rest of his life.

That’s...


Supermarket

by Bobby Hall Simon & Schuster (March 26, 2019)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The stunning debut novel from one of the most creative artists of our generation, Bobby Hall, a.k.a. Logic.

“Bobby Hall has crafted a mind-bending first novel, with prose that is...


Paris, 7 A.M.

by Liza Wieland Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst...


Riots I Have Known

by Ryan Chapman Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2019)

Center for Fiction 2019 First Novel Prize Long List

“Dark, daring, and laugh-out-loud hilarious, Riots I Have Known is one of the smartest—and best—novels of the year.”—NPR

“Chapman establishes himself...


Going Dutch

by James Gregor Simon & Schuster (August 20, 2019)

* MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READING SELECTION BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * BUZZFEED *

“In this intelligent, entertaining and elegantly written novel, James Gregor pulls off something many psychological novelists...


The Need

by Helen Phillips Simon & Schuster (July 09, 2019)

* BEST OF 2019 SUMMER READING *

THE NEW YORK TIMES * VANITY FAIR * O, THE OPRAH MAGAINZE * ELLE * VULTURE * NYLON * OPRAHMAG.COM * THRILLIST * BUSTLE * NEWSWEEK * STAR TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS) * MILWAUKEE JOURNAL...


A Particular Kind of Black Man

by Tope Folarin Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

A New York Times, Washington Post, Telegraph, and BBC’s most anticipated book of August 2019

One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer

A stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the...


Northern Lights

by Raymond Strom Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2019)

A stunning debut novel set in the late 1990s as an androgynous youth arrives in small-town Minnesota, searching for the mother who abandoned him as a child.

On a clear morning in the summer of 1997, Shane Stephenson...


Such Good Work

by Johannes Lichtman Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2019)

From Johannes Lichtman comes a wisely comic debut novel about a teacher whose efforts to stay sober land him in Sweden, but the refugee crisis forces a very different kind of reckoning.

You don’t have to be...


Memories of the Future

by Siri Hustvedt Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2019)

A provocative, exuberant novel about time, memory, desire, and the imagination from the internationally bestselling and prizewinning author of The Blazing World, Memories of the Future tells the story of a young...


The Ash Family

by Molly Dektar Simon & Schuster (April 09, 2019)

When a young woman leaves her family—and the civilized world—to join an off-the-grid community headed by an enigmatic leader, she discovers that belonging comes with a deadly cost, in this lush and searing...


Hark

by Sam Lipsyte Simon & Schuster (January 15, 2019)

A brilliant send-up of our contemporary culture from Sam Lipsyte, the critically acclaimed author of Home Land, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.

In an America convulsed...


Object of My Affection

by Stephen McCauley Simon & Schuster (August 14, 2012)

George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy, cluttered Brooklyn apartment, a taste for impromptu tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing lessons at Arthur Murray. They...


The Debut

by Anita Brookner Simon & Schuster (June 12, 2018)

An “almost flawless novel” (People) about a quiet scholar who is convinced that her life has been ruined by literature and that she must make a new start in life.

Since childhood, Ruth Weiss had been escaping...


The Man of the House

by Stephen McCauley Simon & Schuster (July 31, 2012)

Stephen McCauley's much-loved novels The Object of My Affection and The Easy Way Out prompted The New York Times Book Review to dub him "the secret love child of Edith Wharton and Woody Allen." Now McCauley...


True Enough

by Stephen McCauley Simon & Schuster (July 31, 2012)

From the author of The Object of My Affection comes a warm and witty family drama about love and lust, trust and betrayal, commitment and denial.

Jane Cody keeps lists. After all, how else would she keep track...


Easy Way Out

by Stephen McCauley Simon & Schuster (July 31, 2012)

Patrick O'Neil is a travel agent who never goes anywhere. His closest

confidante, Sharon, is chain-smoking her way to singles hell, passing up man

after man. His parents, proprietors of a suburban men's store...


Our Homesick Songs

by Emma Hooper Simon & Schuster (August 14, 2018)

From Emma Hooper, acclaimed author of Etta and Otto and Russell and James, a People magazine “Pick of the Week,” comes a “haunting fable about the transformative power of hope” (Booklist, starred review)...


We Begin Our Ascent

by Joe Mungo Reed Simon & Schuster (June 19, 2018)

“Exceptional...fast and smart, funny and sad, this is an outstanding sports novel, and Joe Mungo Reed is an author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

Sol and Liz are a couple on the cusp. He’s...


Ohio

by Stephen Markley Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2018)

“Extraordinary...beautifully precise...[an] earnestly ambitious debut.”—The New York Times Book Review

“A wild, angry, and devastating masterpiece of a book.”—NPR

“[A] descendent of the Dickensian...