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The New Life

by Orhan Pamuk & Guneli Gun Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 15, 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 15, 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 08, 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...


Ugly Girls

by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 03, 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....


Limbo

by Melania G. Mazzucco & Virginia Jewiss Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 03, 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 03, 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...


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 20, 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...


Lila

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2014

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 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...


Wolf in White Van

by John Darnielle Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 15, 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...


De Potter's Grand Tour

by Joanna Scott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 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 01, 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....


The Symmetry Teacher

by Andrei Bitov, Polly Gannon & Mary Catherine Gannon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 07, 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...


Three Light-Years

by Andrea Canobbio & Anne Milano Appel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 30, 2014)

Cecilia and Claudio are doctors are the same hospital. They eat lunch together almost every day; they talk, sometimes even share secrets. Each is enmeshed in a complicated, painful relationship that has technically...


Thirty Seconds

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 16, 2014)

Thirty Seconds is a look at the advertising industry by Michael J. Arlen.


Friendship

by Emily Gould Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 30, 2014)

A Wall Street Journal Favorite Book of the Year · A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice · Named a Best Book of the Year by Vol. 1 Brooklyn and The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Emily Gould's debut novel is...


Paris Trance

by Geoff Dyer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 23, 2014)

People talk about love at first sight, about the way that men and women fall for each other immediately, but there is also such a thing as friendship at first sight.

Luke moves to Paris with the idea of writing...


Mood Indigo

by Boris Vian & Stanley Chapman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 23, 2014)

The basis of the new major movie from Michel Gondry, starring Audrey Tautou, the beloved French modern classic hailed as "the most poignant love story of our time" by Raymond Queneau

The story is simple: Boy...


Say Goodbye to Sam

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 16, 2014)

It will come as no surprise that Michael J. Arlen's first novel is at once romantic, disturbing, and original, an artistic achievement of impressive subtlety and force.

A famous father and his estranged son meet...


Eyrie

by Tim Winton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 09, 2014)

Shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award

An exhilarating new book from Australia's most acclaimed writer

Tim Winton is Australia's most decorated and beloved literary novelist. Short-listed twice...


The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

by Heather O'neill Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

An enchanting story of twins, fame, and heartache by the much-praised author of Lullabies for Little Criminals

Heather O'Neill charmed readers in the hundreds of thousands with her sleeper hit, Lullabies for...


Lost for Words

Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014

by Edward St. Aubyn Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 19, 2014)

Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times)

Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade....


Young God

by Katherine Faw Morris & Katherine Faw Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

Stripped down and stylized--the sharpest, boldest, brashest debut of the year

Meet Nikki, the most determined young woman in the North Carolina hills. Determined not to let deadbeats and dropouts set her future....


The Snow Queen

by Michael Cunningham Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

A darkly luminous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours

Michael Cunningham's luminous novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking...


The Dead Father

by Donald Barthelme & Donald Antrim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

The Dead Father is a gargantuan half-dead, half-alive, part mechanical, wise, vain, powerful being who still has hopes for himself--even while he is being dragged by means of a cable toward a mysterious goal....


In the Light of What We Know

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2014

by Zia Haider Rahman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 21, 2014)

A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century

One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his...


The End of the Story

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2014)

The End of the Story is an energetic, candid, and funny novel about an enduring obsession and a woman's attempt to control it by the telling of the story of it. With ruthless honesty, artful analysis, and crystalline...


Talking to Ourselves

by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garcia Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2014)

A searing family drama from one of Latin America's most original voices

One trip. Two love stories. Three voices.

Lito is ten years old and is almost sure he can change the weather when he concentrates very hard....


On Earth as It Is in Heaven

by Davide Enia & Antony Shugaar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 10, 2014)

A dark, gripping coming-of-age tale that explores violence, friendship, family, and what it means to be a man

Summer, Palermo, early 1980s. The air hangs hot and heavy. The Mafia-ruled city is a powder keg ready...


The Orchard of Lost Souls

by Nadifa Mohamed Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia's tragic civil war

It is 1987 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds, but still the dictatorship...


On Leave

by Daniel Anselme & David Bellos Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

A long-lost French novel in which three soldiers return home from an unpopular, unspeakable war

When On Leave was published in Paris in 1957, as France's engagement in Algeria became ever more bloody, it told...


Mount Terminus

by David Grand Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

David Grand's Mount Terminus is a dark, majestic novel about art, family, overwhelming love, and the birth of Los Angeles

After his mother's death, young Bloom boards a train with his bereaved father, Jacob,...


Strange Bodies

by Marcel Theroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2014)

A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North

Whatever this is, it started when Nicholas Slopen came back from the dead.

In a locked ward of a notorious...


Marshlands

by Matthew Olshan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2014)

"A first novel of considerable maturity: powerful, original, cunningly constructed, and timely." --Julian Barnes, author of The Sense of an Ending

After years alone in a cell, an aging prisoner is released without...


The Man Who Loved Dogs

by Leonardo Padura & Anna Kushner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 27, 2014)

A gripping novel about the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico City in 1940

In The Man Who Loved Dogs, Leonardo Padura brings a noir sensibility to one of the most fascinating and complex political narratives...


The World in the Evening

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality

Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in...


A Single Man

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines...


Memorial

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

With The Memorial, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society. Set in the aftermath of World War I, The Memorial...


Down There on a Visit

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Consisting of four accounts of encounters with four male characters, each of them visited by a different Christopher Isherwood, and each set in a different time and place--Berlin in the 1920s (overlapping the...


A Meeting by the River

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Isherwood's final work of fiction--an epistolary novel that explores sexual identity and Eastern mysticism

After a long separation, two English brothers meet in India. Oliver, the idealistic younger brother,...


The Woman and the Ape

by Peter Høeg & Barbara Haveland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 29, 2013)

The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple--Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene--a sleeping beauty drowsing gently in an alcoholic stupor--is the beautiful and disillusioned wife of Adam...


The Quiet Girl

by Peter Høeg & Nadia Christensen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 29, 2013)

The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow returns with this "engrossing, beautifully written tale of suspense . . . captivating" (The Miami Herald).

Set in Denmark in the here...


The History of Danish Dreams

by Peter Høeg & Barbara Haveland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 29, 2013)

Through a series of vividly imaginative and wildly colorful characters, Hoeg gives us a very different account of the twentieth century, which in Denmark encompasses the transition from a medieval society to...


The Frequency of Souls

by Mary Kay Zuravleff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2013)

A staid refrigerator designer's life is changed by a quirky, spiritual female colleague who is obsessed with finding electrical evidence of life after death in this extraordianry debut novel.


Elect H. Mouse State Judge

by Nelly Reifler Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 05, 2013)

A terrible crime occurs in Elect H. Mouse State Judge.

Two young girl are abducted and held hostage by a band of religious fanatics. The girls' anxious father, a politician on the eve of an important election,...


Call It Sleep

by Henry Roth & Alfred Kazin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2013)

When Henry Roth published his debut novel Call It Sleep in 1934, it was greeted with considerable critical acclaim though, in those troubled times, lackluster sales. Only with its paperback publication thirty...


American Purgatorio

by John Haskell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2013)

A mesmerizing first novel about a man, a woman, and a disappearance.

"I'm from Chicago originally. I went to New York, married a girl named Anne, and was in the middle of living happily ever after when something...


Death Kit

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

First published in 1967, Death Kit--Susan Sontag's second novel--is a classic of modern fiction. Blending realism and dream, it offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience.


The Benefactor

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

The Benefactor, Susan Sontag's first book and first novel, originally published in 1963, introduced a unique writer to the world. In the form of a memoir by a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte, The Benefactor...


The Night Guest

by Fiona McFarlane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

A mesmerizing first novel about trust, dependence, and fear, from a major new writer

Ruth is widowed, her sons are grown, and she lives in an isolated beach house outside of town. Her routines are few and small....


Someone

by Alice Mcdermott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2013)

A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning author

An ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived...