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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...


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...


The Search

by Geoff Dyer Graywolf Press (May 20, 2014)

"A short, brilliant novel, The Search offers more in 150 pages than most books twice that length." —The Guardian

Walker meets Rachel at a glamorous party by the bay. When she turns up at his apartment two days...


The Colour of Memory

by Geoff Dyer Graywolf Press (May 20, 2014)

The first novel, in revised form, from "possibly the best living writer in Britain" (The Daily Telegraph)

In The Colour of Memory, six friends plot a nomadic course through their mid-twenties as they scratch...


Glyph

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (February 18, 2014)

In paperback for the first time, the much-beloved satirical novel The New York Times praised as "both a treatise and a romp"

Baby Ralph has ways to pass the time in his crib—but they don't include staring at...


Before I Burn

by Gaute Heivoll & Don Bartlett Graywolf Press (January 07, 2014)

An international literary sensation about an arsonist on the loose in rural Norway and the young man haunted by the story

In 1970s Norway, an arsonist targets a small town for one long, terrifying month. One...


Tumbledown

by Robert Boswell Graywolf Press (August 06, 2013)

Robert Boswell's first novel since Century's Son showcases once again his "dazzling technical skill, intelligence and moral seriousness" (The New York Times Book Review)

*A Library Journal "Best Indie Fiction...


Duplex

by Kathryn Davis Graywolf Press (September 03, 2013)

* A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year * A San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, New Hampshire Public Radio, Flavorwire, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Largehearted Boy, and...


In Times of Fading Light

by Eugen Ruge & Anthea Bell Graywolf Press (June 11, 2013)

An enthrallingly expansive family saga set against the backdrop of the collapse of East German communism, from a major new international voice

* Over 450,000 copies sold in Germany alone * Rights sold in 20 countries...


The Translation of Dr Apelles

by David Treuer Graywolf Press (May 21, 2013)

A daring new novel that "may be David Treuer's best book" (Charles Baxter)

He realizes he has discovered a document that could change his life forever.

Dr Apelles, Native American translator of Native American...


Woke Up Lonely

by Fiona Maazel Graywolf Press (April 02, 2013)

The dizzying new novel by Fiona Maazel, a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35"

* A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year * A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice * A Kansas City Star, VICE,...


I Am Not Sidney Poitier

Believer Book Award 2009

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (August 02, 2011)

I Am Not Sidney Poitier is an irresistible comic novel from the master storyteller Percival Everett, and an irreverent take on race, class, and identity in America

I was, in life, to be a gambler, a risk-taker,...


It's Fine By Me

by Per Petterson & Don Bartlett Graywolf Press (October 02, 2012)

"Reading a Petterson novel is like falling into a northern landscape painting—all shafts of light and clear palpable chill." —Time

Fans of Per Petterson's other books in English will be delighted by this...


Familiar

by J. Robert Lennon Graywolf Press (October 02, 2012)

A haunting, enigmatic novel about a woman who is given a second chance—and isn't sure whether she really wants it * A Publishers Weekly "Indie Sleeper" * A Powell's Indiespensable Pick * The Nervous Breakdown's...


Seven Houses in France

by Bernardo Atxaga & Margaret Jull Costa Graywolf Press (September 04, 2012)

A brooding novel of colonial intrigue in the Congo, from the author of The Accordionist's Son and Obabakoak

The year is 1903, and the garrison of Yangambi on the banks of the Congo is under the command of Captain...


Out Stealing Horses

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007, Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2006

by Per Petterson & Anne Born Graywolf Press (July 03, 2012)

We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and oneof the first days of July.

Trond's...


The Life of an Unknown Man

by Andreï Makine & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (June 05, 2012)

A deeply moving meditation on memory, history, love, and art by the author of Dreams of My Russian Summers

In The Life of an Unknown Man, Andreï Makine explores what truly matters in life through the prism of...


Snow, Ashes

by Alyson Hagy Graywolf Press (May 08, 2012)

Adams breathed through the thick weave of his pulse. Hobbs.

Again. His return likely meant trouble. Care and trouble.

The uneasy friendship between Fremont Adams and C. D. Hobbs worked best when both men had...


Ghosts of Wyoming

by Alyson Hagy Graywolf Press (May 08, 2012)

An unsentimental vision of the west, new and old, comes to life in a gritty new collection of stories by the author of Snow, Ashes

In Ghosts of Wyoming, Alyson Hagy explores the hardscrabble lives and terrain...


Boleto

by Alyson Hagy Graywolf Press (May 08, 2012)

An unforgettable story of men and horses, the American West, and the dream of a ticket out

* A May 2012 Indie Next Pick *

Will Testerman is a young Wyoming horse trainer determined to make something of himself....


The Legend of Pradeep Mathew

by Shehan Karunatilaka Graywolf Press (May 08, 2012)

Winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize

* Winner of the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature *

* A Publishers Weekly "First Fiction" Pick for Spring 2012 *

"A crazy ambidextrous delight. A drunk and totally...


Almost Never

by Daniel Sada & Katherine Silver Graywolf Press (April 10, 2012)

"Of my generation I most admire Daniel Sada, whose writing project seems to me the most daring." —Roberto Bolaño

This Rabelaisian tale of lust and longing in the drier precincts of postwar Mexico introduces...


City of Bohane

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013

by Kevin Barry Graywolf Press (March 13, 2012)

* Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award in the First Novel category *

A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel

"City of Bohane, the extraordinary first novel by the Irish writer Kevin Barry,...


Spring

by David Szalay Graywolf Press (January 17, 2012)

The U.S. debut of leading U.K. author David Szalay, named one of The Daily Telegraph's twenty best British novelists under forty

James is a man with a checkered past—sporadic entrepreneur, one-time film producer,...


Erasure

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (October 25, 2011)

Percival Everett's Erasure is a blistering satire about race and writing

Thelonious "Monk" Ellison's writing career has bottomed out: his latest manuscript has been rejected by seventeen publishers, which stings...


The Last Brother

by Nathacha Appanah & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (October 25, 2011)

In The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah, 1944 is coming to a close and nine-year-old Raj is unaware of the war devastating the rest of the world. He lives in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, where...


Assumption

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (October 25, 2011)

A baffling triptych of murder mysteries by the author of I Am Not Sidney Poitier

Ogden Walker, deputy sheriff of a small New Mexico town, is on the trail of an old woman's murderer. But at the crime scene, his...


The Water Cure

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (September 13, 2011)

I am guilty not because of my actions, to which I freely admit, but for my accession, admission, confession that I

executed these actions with not only deliberation and

premeditation but with zeal and paroxysm...


In Caddis Wood

by Mary François Rockcastle Graywolf Press (September 13, 2011)

A tender, nuanced portrait of a timeworn marriage

Told from the alternating perspectives of a husband and wife, In Caddis Wood explores the competing rhythms of romantic love, family life, and professional ambition,...


Child Wonder

by Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett & Don Shaw Graywolf Press (September 27, 2011)

*Winner of the prestigious Norwegian Booksellers' Prize*

*A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection (Holiday 2011)*

A glorious evocation of a Norwegian childhood in the early sixties by an author short-listed...


One Day I Will Write About This Place

by Binyavanga Wainaina Graywolf Press (July 19, 2011)

*A New York Times Notable Book*

*A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice*

*A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year*

Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter...


Dead Languages

by David Shields Graywolf Press (July 05, 2011)

In Dead Languages by David Shields, Jeremy Zorn's mother tries unsuccessfully to coax him into saying "Philadelphia," and his life becomes framed by his unwieldy attempts at articulation. Through family rituals...


Your Presence Is Requested at Suvanto

by Maile Chapman Graywolf Press (May 24, 2011)

Sunny Taylor is an American nurse who hides behind a mask of crisp professionalism at a Finnish convalescent hospital called Suvanto. On a late-summer day, a new patient arrives on Sunny's ward, and soon Suvanto's...


Picking Bones from Ash

by Marie Mutsuki Mockett Graywolf Press (February 01, 2011)

Ghosts lurk in the bamboo forest outside the tiny northern Japanese town where Satomi lives with her elusive mother, Atsuko. A preternaturally gifted pianist, Satomi wrestles with inner demons. Her fall from...


Mattaponi Queen

by Belle Boggs Graywolf Press (December 21, 2010)

Winner of the 2009 Bakeless Fiction Prize, a confident debut collection from Belle Boggs about life on and around the Mattaponi Indian Reservation

Set on the Mattaponi Indian Reservation and in its surrounding...


The Accordionist's Son

by Bernardo Atxaga & Margaret Jull Costa Graywolf Press (October 26, 2010)

A celebrated international author, listed among the "21 top writers for the 21st century" (The Observer, U.K.)

As David Imaz, on the threshold of adulthood, divides his time between his uncle Juan's ranch and...


Obabakoak

by Bernardo Atxaga & Margaret Jull Costa Graywolf Press (October 26, 2010)

"A brilliantly inventive writer ... he understands the nature of storytelling and is at once terribly moving and wildy funny."—A.S. Byatt

Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial collection about life in Obaba,...


Refresh, Refresh

by Benjamin Percy Graywolf Press (September 28, 2010)

The war in Iraq empties the small town of Tumalo, Oregon, of men—of fathers—leaving their sons to fight among themselves. But the boys' bravado fades at home when, alone, they check e-mail again and again...


The Wilding

by Benjamin Percy Graywolf Press (September 28, 2010)

A powerful debut novel set in a threatened western landscape, from the award-winning author of Refresh, Refresh

Echo Canyon is a disappearing pocket of wilderness outside of Bend, Oregon, and the site of conflicting...


Castle

by J. Robert Lennon Graywolf Press (August 31, 2010)

Castle by J. Robert Lennon

"Castle tells a terrific story, dire and confusing and convincing." —Scott Bradfield, The New York Times Book Review

Eric Loesch, a private man with a shadowy past, returns to his...


The Report

by Jessica Francis Kane Graywolf Press (August 31, 2010)

A stunning first novel that is an evocative reimagining of a World War II civilian disaster

On a March night in 1943, on the steps of a London Tube station, 173 people die in a crowd seeking shelter from what...


To Siberia

by Per Petterson & Anne Born Graywolf Press (August 03, 2010)

I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside...


I Curse the River of Time

by Per Petterson & Charlotte Barslund Graywolf Press (August 03, 2010)

An enthralling novel of a mother and son's turbulent relationship from the author of Out Stealing Horses

Norway, 1989: Communism is unraveling all over Europe. Arvid Jansen, thirty-seven, is trying to bridge...


Wounded

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (September 13, 2011)

Time Out Chicago, Top 10 Book of 2005

Winner of the 2006 PEN USA Literary Award for Fiction

Training horses is dangerous—a head-to-head confrontation with 1,000 pounds of muscle and little sense takes courage,...


Labrador

by Kathryn Davis Graywolf Press (March 05, 2019)

Back in print, Kathryn Davis’s riveting debut about the indelible pacts and hidden hatreds of sisterhood

Labrador is the story of two unforgettable sisters. Willie, the eldest, is willful, beautiful, and wayward;...


The Silk Road

by Kathryn Davis Graywolf Press (March 05, 2019)

A spellbinding novel about transience and mortality, by one of the most original voices in American literature

The Silk Road begins on a mat in yoga class, deep within a labyrinth on a settlement somewhere in...


Milkman

Man Booker Prize 2018

by Anna Burns Graywolf Press (December 04, 2018)

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

“Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique.”—The Guardian

In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons....


Everything Under

by Daisy Johnson Graywolf Press (October 23, 2018)

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

An eerie, watery reimagining of the Oedipus myth set on the canals of Oxford, from the author of Fen

The dictionary doesn’t contain every word. Gretel, a lexicographer...


Graveyard of the Atlantic

by Alyson Hagy Graywolf Press (October 09, 2018)

“Hagy’s writing and characters are worth getting to know.”—The New York Times Book Review

Life on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is filled with contradictions: a wildness of spirit alongside astonishing...


She Would Be King

by Wayétu Moore Graywolf Press (September 11, 2018)

A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history—a dazzling retelling of Liberia’s formation

Wayétu Moore’s powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s...