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Nobody Is Ever Missing

by Catherine Lacey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

Without telling her family, Elyria takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. As her husband scrambles to figure out what happened to her, Elyria hurtles...


HHhH

by Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 24, 2012)

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich", or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich". The most dangerous man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich was known as the "Butcher of Prague." He was feared by all and loathed...


GraceLand

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2005

by Chris Abani Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 26, 2005)

Graceland is a dazzling debut by a singular new talent

The sprawling, swampy, cacophonous city of Lagos, Nigeria, provides the backdrop to the story of Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator hoping to make his way...


Universal Harvester

by John Darnielle Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 07, 2017)

New York Times Bestseller

"A moving, beautifully etched picture of America’s lost and profoundly lonely." —Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Remains of the Day and winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature...


The White Boy Shuffle

by Paul Beatty Picador (December 23, 2014)

Paul Beatty's hilarious and scathing debut novel, The White Boy Shuffle, is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he...


West of Paradise

by Gwen Davis St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

Kate Donnelly, an aspiring writer, has made her way to Los Angeles intending to rub shoulders with celebrities and be a writer. She dreams of walking down the same streets where Alec Baldwin drops of his dry...


The Horseman on the Roof

by Jean Giono & Jonathan Griffin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 23, 2014)

Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel,...


The New Life

by Orhan Pamuk & Guneli Gun Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 16, 2014)

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....


The Black Book

by Orhan Pamuk & Guneli Gun Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 16, 2014)

The Black Book is a stunning tapestry of Middle Eastern and Islamic culture which confirms Orhan Pamuk's reputation as a writer of international stature, comparable to Borges and Calvino.

Galip is an Istanbul...


Khirbet Khizeh

by S. Yizhar, Yaacob Dweck, Nicholas de Lange & David Shulman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 09, 2014)

"Exhilarating . . . How often can you say about a harrowing, unquiet book that it makes you wrestle with your soul?" —Neel Mukherjee, The Times (London)

It's 1948 and the Arab villagers of Khirbet Khizeh are...


And Give You Peace

by Jessica Treadway Graywolf Press (December 02, 2014)

How do you survive when the desperate action of a loved one has shattered your family? In And Give You Peace, a young woman, Anastasia Dolarn, courageously examines her seemingly normal childhood to uncover...


A Cab Called Reliable

by Patti Kim St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

An extraordinary debut and exciting new voice in multicultural fiction, Patti Kim's A Cab Called Reliable

Winner of the Towson University Prize for Literature

Nominated for the Book-of-the-Month Club's Stephen...


The Bride of Catastrophe

by Heidi Jon Schmidt Picador (November 25, 2014)

The much anticipated and darkly comic first novel from a prize-winning storyteller

"I grew up on a farm." The year is l974, the place Sweetwater College, and Beatrice Wolfe is telling the story of her life to...


The Blue Between the Clouds

by Stephen Wunderli Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 25, 2014)

"Pull out the best adjectives for a luminous comic novel--Wunderli's first--about two boys coming of age in 1939 in Thistle, Utah. At his grandfather's wish, Two Moons--a Navajo--lives with Matt's family in...


Ugly Girls

by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn't know it if you met them. Their friendship is woven from the threads of never-ending dares and power struggles, their loyalty fierce but incredibly fraught....


Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...


Speak Rwanda

by Julian R. Pierce Picador (November 04, 2014)

A powerful and profoundly moving novel of the civil war in Rwanda, told by men, women, and children on both sides

Speak Rwanda by Julian R. Pierce marks the arrival of one of the most mesmerizing novels of the...


Limbo

by Melania G. Mazzucco & Virginia Jewiss Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

A moving but unsentimental examination of one woman's life as she navigates life after war

It's Christmas Eve and twenty-seven-year-old Manuela Paris is returning home to a seaside town outside Rome. Years ago,...


The Laughing Monsters

by Denis Johnson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Denis Johnson's New York Times bestseller, The Laughing Monsters, is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.

Roland...


The Heart Does Not Grow Back

by Fred Venturini Picador (November 04, 2014)

EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE...

Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts...


Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia

by Emmanuel Carrere & John Lambert Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2014)

A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia's most controversial figures

This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, and chameleon, describes...


She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me

by Herbert Gold St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Tracker of lost memories and lost souls, the veteran San Francisco private eye Dan Kasdan manages, along his way from the 1960s to the 1990s, to find Priscilla, the love of his life, only to lose her. Kasdan,...


The Ploughmen

by Kim Zupan Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

An NPR Best Book of 2014

A Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection

A "bleak and brilliant" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) debut novel ,"one of the finest evocations of life in Western America in recent...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 14, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER–SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


The Tattooed Soldier

by Héctor Tobar Picador (October 07, 2014)

Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio's apartment, Guillermo...


Lila

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2014

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

National Book Award Finalist

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists...


Carry Me Back

by Laura Watt St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In the tradition of Jack Finney's Time and Again, Laura Watt's debut novel Carry Me Back follows one man back in time, this time to revisit the glory days of country music and take a few hard-earned lessons...


The Book of Loss

by Julith Jedamus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Set in the perfectly realized world of imperial tenth-century Japan, The Book of Loss is a gripping novel of sexual jealousy at court.

A renowned storyteller and lady-in-waiting to the Empress, the narrator is...


Call Me

by P-P Hartnett St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Call Me by P-P Hartnett

When Liam decides to begin answering the personal ads of London's gay papers, he is at first bemused and fascinated. After all, it is simply a way to entertain himself and pass the time....


Ancestral Truths

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

There were three possible reasons given for the disappearance of the two hikers on Mount Nyangani: the treacherous terrain and climate; the banditos armados; the unforgiving spirit called Chirikuzi. In David'...


Wolf in White Van

by John Darnielle Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 16, 2014)

Long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award in fiction

Winner of the 2015 Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for young adultsWelcome to Trace Italian, a game of strategy and survival! You may now...


Love and War in California

by Oakley Hall St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2014)

The Sweeping Novel of a Twentieth-Century California Life

Love and War in California tells the story, through the eyes of Payton Daltrey, of the last sixty years of an evolving America.

The award-winning author...


No Brakes

by Lois Gould Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2014)

A vintage car rally in Northern Ireland--a three-day race over rough country roads through hostile territory where armed patrols shoot to kill. An American woman of a certain age, clever and independent, is...


Island of a Thousand Mirrors

by Nayomi Munaweera St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could...


De Potter's Grand Tour

by Joanna Scott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

A gripping novel about a seemingly charmed marriage and a mysterious disappearance at sea

In 1905, a tourist agent and amateur antiques collector named Armand de Potter mysteriously disappeared off the coast...


10:04: A Novel

by Ben Lerner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child....


Mrs. Hornstien

by Fredrica Wagman Henry Holt and Co. (August 26, 2014)

Every so often a writer invents a story whose simplicity cannot disguise for more than a few moments a work of radiant beauty and sustained power. Mrs. Hornstien is such a book.

With a raw lyricism all her own,...


The Furies

by Natalie Haynes St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

"Steady pacing paired with well-timed foreshadowing and fully realized characters make this one compelling from the beginning. Fans of Donna Tartt's The Secret History (1992), Erin Kelly's The Poison Tree (2011),...


Small Blessings

by Martha Woodroof St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2014)

From debut novelist Martha Woodroof comes an inspiring tale of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman at the bookshop, and the ten-year old son he never knew he had.

Tom Putnam has resigned himself...


Nixoncarver

by Mark Maxwell St. Martin's Press (August 05, 2014)

Richard Nixon and Raymond Carver are walking on a California beach when they meet in this imaginative novel that creates a fictional friendship between the ex-president and the short story writer. In subtle...


A Good School

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

Richard Yates, who died in 1992, is today ranked by many readers, scholars, and critics alongside such titans of modern American fiction as Updike, Roth, Irving, Vonnegut, and Mailer.

In this work, he offers...


The Easter Parade

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

In The Easter Parade, first published in 1976, we meet sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes when they are still the children of divorced parents. We observe the sisters over four decades, watching them grow into two...


The Spark and the Drive

by Wayne Harrison St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

By an award-winning writer of short fiction, a devastatingly powerful debut novel of hero-worship, first love, and betrayal

Justin Bailey is seventeen when he arrives at the shop of legendary muscle car mechanic...


Welcome to Heavenly Heights

by Risa Miller St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

A first novel written by PEN Discovery Award Winner Risa Miller, Welcome to Heavenly Heights describes a group of American Jews who have left the United States, not just to move to Israel, but to live in a settlement...


The Symmetry Teacher

by Andrei Bitov, Polly Gannon & Mary Catherine Gannon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

From one of the greatest Russian writers of the past half century comes a metaphysical mystery novel that defies categorization and confounds expectation. Andrei Bitov's The Symmetry Teacher presents itself...


The Stager

by Susan Coll Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

The Stager is a comedy of rabbits and real estate in the D.C. suburbs from Susan Coll, the author of Acceptance and Beach Week

Dominique is one very bitter rabbit. His owner, Lars Jorgenson, is a former tennis...


Landline

by Rainbow Rowell St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

#1 New York Times bestselling author! A New York Times Best Seller! Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Fiction of 2014! An Indie Next Pick!

From New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl...


High as the Horses' Bridles

by Scott Cheshire Henry Holt and Co. (July 08, 2014)

A Washington Post Top 50 of 2014 Fiction pick

A Wall Street Journal Book of the Year, selected by Phil Klay

Electric Literature 2014: Year of the Debut

A Largehearted Boy Favorite Novel of 2014

Slaughterhouse 90210...


Emeralds Included

Jana Bibi #3

by Betsy Woodman Henry Holt and Co. (July 08, 2014)

Feathers fly and cultures clash as the Jolly Grant House prepares to welcome a special delivery from Scotland

In the third installment of the Jana Bibi series, Betsy Woodman takes us back to the Jolly Grant house...


Cataract City

by Craig Davidson Graywolf Press (July 08, 2014)

A searing novel about two friends on opposite sides of the law, from the author of Rust and Bone, "a writer of immense power" (Peter Straub)

On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, life beyond the tourist trade...