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The Body Politic

by Brian Platzer & Ari Fliakos Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

New York City is still regaining its balance in the years following 9/11, when four twenty-somethings--Tess, Tazio, David, and Angelica--meet in a bar, each yearning for something: connection, recognition, a...


Elegant Woman

by Martha McPhee & Gabra Zackman Simon & Schuster Audio (June 02, 2020)

For fans of Mary Beth Keane and Jennifer Egan, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha McPhee--ten years in the making--explores one family’s story against the...


The Wanting Life

by Mark Rader & Donald Corren Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

Father Paul, a gay priest, reflects on his life while his sister and niece grapple with the life choices they've made.

Set in Rome, Cape Cod, and Wisconsin over the course of the summer of 2009 and in Rome during...


An Elegant Woman

by Martha McPhee Scribner (June 02, 2020)

For fans of Mary Beth Keane and Jennifer Egan, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha McPhee--ten years in the making--explores one family’s story against the...


Parakeet

by Marie-Hélène Bertino Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 01, 2020)

**Highly Anticipated at The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Refinery29, Yahoo! Life, The Millions, Alma, The Rumpus, and Lit Hub**

"Miraculous: spry and mordant, with sentences that lull you with...


The Moment of Tenderness

by Madeleine L’Engle, Caitlin Davies & Charlotte Jones Voiklis Grand Central Publishing (April 21, 2020)

From the beloved author of A Wrinkle in Time comes a deeply personal, genre-bending short story collection that transcends generational divides and reminds readers that hope, above all, can transform suffering...


Little Crew of Butchers

by Francine Pascal & Dion Graham Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

"A free license given to all acts of inhumanity and lust...this execrable crew of butchers."--Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift

Lucas Baird never got much of a break when he was a child, but by his early twenties,...


Daughters of Smoke and Fire

by Ava Homa The Overlook Press (May 11, 2020)

The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman's perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer

 

Set in Iran, this extraordinary...


Two Deserts

by Julie Brickman, Carol Monda, Hillary Huber & Holly Linneman et al. Julie Brickman (May 05, 2020)

Deserts of sand and deserts of the heart, Middle Eastern deserts and American deserts, the story collection Two Deserts follows the circles of two unforgettable women across cultures and deserts. The Arabian...


A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth

by Daniel Mason & ensemble cast Little, Brown (May 05, 2020)

From the bestselling, award-winning author of The Winter Soldier and The Piano Tuner, a collection of interlaced tales of men and women as they face the mysteries and magic of the world

On a fateful flight,...


Pale

by Edward A. Farmer & Stephanie Weeks Blackstone Publishing (May 19, 2020)

"Some things just don't keep well inside this house ..."

The summer of 1966 burned hot across America but nowhere hotter than the cotton fields of Mississippi. Finding herself in a precarious position as a black...


We Ain't the Brontës

by Rosalyn McMillan & Rae Urban Books (April 28, 2020)

Charity Evans and Lynzee Lavender haven't always had the best relationship--for the most part thanks to them being writers. But while Lynzee is the wealthy, successful New York Times bestselling author of science...


The Job

by Sinclair Lewis & Jim Seybert Spoken Realms (April 28, 2020)

The Job is an early work by American novelist Sinclair Lewis. It is considered an early declaration of the rights of working women.

Despite the traditional expectations of marriage placed on Una Golden in her...


The Fallen

by Carlos Manuel Álvarez Graywolf Press (June 01, 2020)

A vibrant and meticulously constructed debut novel about familial and cultural breakdown

A powerful, unsettling portrait of family life in Cuba, Carlos Manuel Álvarez's first novel is a masterful portrayal of...


Tropic of Violence

by Nathacha Appanah Graywolf Press (May 18, 2020)

A potent novel about lost youth and migration by the author of The Last Brother and Waiting for Tomorrow

Marie, a nurse in Mayotte, a far-flung, tropical department of France in the Indian Ocean, adopts a baby...


Untold Night and Day

by Bae Suah The Overlook Press (May 04, 2020)

A seductive, disorienting novel that manipulates the fragile line between dreams and reality, by South Korea's leading contemporary writer

 

A startling and boundary-pushing novel, Untold Night and Day tells...


The Idea of Perfection

by Paul Valéry & Nathaniel Rudavsky-Brody Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 13, 2020)

A fresh look into the monumental work of Paul Valéry, one of the major French literary figures of the twentieth century.

Heir to Mallarmé and the symbolists, godfather to the modernists, Paul Valéry was a...


A Good Neighborhood

by Therese Anne Fowler St. Martin's Press (March 09, 2020)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"A provocative, absorbing read." -- People

"A feast of a read... I finished A Good Neighborhood in a single sitting. Yes, it's that good." --Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling...


Barn 8

by Deb Olin Unferth Graywolf Press (March 02, 2020)

An unforgettably exuberant and potent novel by a writer at the height of her powers

Two auditors for the U.S. egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night--an...


Strange Hotel

by Eimear McBRide Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 04, 2020)

From Eimear McBride, author of the award-winning A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, comes the beguiling travelogue of a woman in exile: from her past, her ghosts, and herself.

A nameless woman enters a hotel room....


Fracture

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 04, 2020)

Critically acclaimed, prize-winning author Andrés Neuman's Fracture is an ambitious literary novel set against Japan's 2011 nuclear accident in a cross-cultural story about how every society remembers and forgets...


The Black Cathedral

by Marcial Gala & Anna Kushner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 06, 2020)

Haunting and transcendently twisted, this English-language debut from a Cuban literary star is a tale of race, magic, belief, and fate

The Stuart family moves to a marginal neighborhood of Cienfuegos, a city...


The American People: Volume 2

by Larry Kramer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 06, 2020)

In The American People: Volume 2: The Brutality of Fact, Larry Kramer completes his radical reimagining of his country's history. Ranging from the brothels of 1950s Washington, D.C., to the activism of the 1980s...


Little Constructions

by Anna Burns Graywolf Press (February 17, 2020)

The darkly comic second novel from the author of the Man Booker Prize winner Milkman, now available in the United States

In the small town of Tiptoe Floorboard, the Doe clan, a close-knit family of criminals...


Sharks in the Time of Saviors

by Kawai Strong Washburn Mcd (March 02, 2020)

Barnes & Noble Discover pick for March 2020

Amazon Editors' Pick for March 2020

Sharks in the Time of Saviors is a groundbreaking debut novel that folds the legends of Hawaiian gods into an engrossing family...


Take Me Apart

by Sara Sligar Mcd (April 27, 2020)

"My favorite debut crime novel of 2020." --Sarah Weinman, The Crime Lady

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"A West Coast art-world satire, an erotic romance and a descent into madness [with a] gratifying conclusion." --Tom Nolan, The Wall Street...


Man of My Time

by Dalia Sofer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 13, 2020)

"Finely wrought, a master class in the layering of time and contradiction that gives us a deeply imagined, and deeply human, soul." --Rebecca Makkai, The New York Times Book Review

"A brilliant, gripping account...


St. Ivo

by Joanna Hershon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 13, 2020)

"Hershon maintains a quiet terror throughout this slim, eccentric novel. . . Fiction full of complexity, devoted to reality. And in the end, a larger sense of purpose crashes down in a satisfying burst."

--Danya...


Saltwater

by Jessica Andrews Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 13, 2020)

"Andrews's writing is transportingly voluptuous, conjuring tastes and smells and sounds like her literary godmother, Edna O'Brien . . . What makes her novel sing is its universal themes: how a young woman tries...


Cleanness

by Garth Greenwell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 13, 2020)

In the highly anticipated follow-up to his beloved debut, What Belongs to You, Garth Greenwell deepens his exploration of foreignness, obligation, and desire

Sofia, Bulgaria, a landlocked city in southern Europe,...


Oona Out of Order

by Margarita Montimore Flatiron Books (February 24, 2020)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

"With its countless epiphanies and surprises, Oona proves difficult to put down." --USA Today

"By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant...


Saint X

by Alexis Schaitkin Celadon Books (February 17, 2020)

"'Saint X' is hypnotic. Schaitkin's characters...are so intelligent and distinctive it feels not just easy, but necessary, to follow them. I devoured [it] in a day."

-Oyinkan Braithwaite, New York Times Book...


The Cactus League

by Emily Nemens Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2020)

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

"In The Cactus League [Emily Nemens] provides her readers with what amounts to a miniature, self-enclosed world that is funny and poignant and lovingly observed." --Charles McGrath,...


Indelicacy

by Amina Cain Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 10, 2020)

"Indelicacy isn't merely a book, it's a world; a world I wanted to live in, forever . . . Arch, yet warm; aspiring and impervious; confiding and enigmatic; reposing and intrepid; Cain has conjured a protagonist...


Eden Mine

by S. M. Hulse Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 10, 2020)

In Eden Mine, the award-winning author of Black River examines the aftershocks of an act of domestic terrorism rooted in a small Montana town on the brink of abandonment, as it tears apart a family, tests the...


Pride of Eden

by Taylor Brown St. Martin's Press (March 16, 2020)

The enthralling new novel from the acclaimed author of Fallen Land, The River of Kings, and Gods of Howl Mountain

Retired racehorse jockey and Vietnam veteran Anse Caulfield rescues exotic big cats, elephants,...


The Book of V.

by Anna Solomon Henry Holt and Co. (May 04, 2020)

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK

For fans of The Hours and Fates and Furies, a bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries as their...


The Town

by Shaun Prescott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2020)

"A powerfully doomy debut" (The Guardian), Shaun Prescott's The Town is a novel of a rural Australian community besieged by modern day anxieties and threatened by a supernatural force seeking to consume the...


The Exhibition of Persephone Q

by Jessi Jezewska Stevens Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 02, 2020)

A WALL STREET JOURNAL AND VOGUE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2020

"A triumph of tone and intelligence. Percy Q's perspective is skewed and searching at once, and through her eyes, we see afresh not only New York's...


Late to the Party

by Kelly Quindlen Roaring Brook Press (April 20, 2020)

From author Kelly Quindlen comes a poignant and deeply relatable story about friendship, self-acceptance, and what it means to be a Real Teenager. Late to the Party is an ode to late bloomers and wallflowers...


Beyond the Sea

by Paul Lynch Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 09, 2020)

"Beyond the Sea is frightening but beautiful." --M John Harrison, The Guardian

The haunting story of two men stranded at sea pushing against their physical and mental limits to stay alive

Based partly on true...


Miss Austen

by Gill Hornby Flatiron Books (April 06, 2020)

A #1 International Bestseller

"A deeply imagined and deeply moving novel. Reading it made me happy and weepy in equally copious amounts." --Karen Joy Fowler

"You can't help feeling that Jane would have approved."...


Telephone

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (May 04, 2020)

An astonishing new novel of loss and grief from "one of our culture's preeminent novelists" (Los Angeles Times)

Zach Wells is a perpetually dissatisfied geologist-slash-paleobiologist. Expert in a very narrow...


The Catherine Wheel

by Jean Stafford & Elisabeth Rodgers Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

The first time in audio, Jean Stafford's final novel, The Catherine Wheel, is a mordant tour de force concerning the gradual disintegration of a woman under pressures both societal and self-imposed.

Katharine...


Cane

by Jean Toomer Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Cane' explores spiritual and emotional frustration, failure of basic communication between individuals, and repression of natural energies. It reveals the chaos of contemporary black American life and calls...


Three Short Stories & Ten Poems

by Ernest Hemingway Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s best known and most beloved authors. This was a his first published book. These three stories and ten poems served notice that a major new talent had arrived and the rules...


Kangaroo

by D . H. Lawrence Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

Kangaroo is a semi-autobiographical novel by D. H. Lawrence. It follows a British writer on his visit to New South Wales. In it there are vivid descriptions of the Australian countryside and a powerful glimpse...


Empire City

by Matt Gallagher, Prentice Onayemi, Hillary Huber & Timothy Andrés Pabon Simon & Schuster Audio (April 28, 2020)

Empire City is a dark, nimble book that pulls no punches. While the novel tracks an alternate historical reality, time and again I found myself taken aback at just how prescient and applicable its insight...


Kept Animals

by Kate Milliken & Rebecca Lowman Simon & Schuster Audio (April 21, 2020)

Kept Animals is a darkly beautiful book, tender yet powerful, an exquisite exploration of hurt and desire, the why of wanting, taking, and giving. And Kate Milliken knows her stuff when it comes to horses.”...


Big Summer

by Jennifer Weiner & Danielle Macdonald Simon & Schuster Audio (May 05, 2020)

“Sexy and satisfying, Big Summer is the perfect quarantine read.” --USA TODAY

“The beach read to end all beach reads.” --Entertainment Weekly

“Big fun, and then some. It’s empowering and surprising--a...