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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...

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'...

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...

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,...

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...

The Contrarians

by Gary Sernovitz Henry Holt and Co. (May 20, 2014)

A bold and insightful novel detailing a young Wall Street analyst's fall from grace

Chris Kelch is at the top of his game, one of Freshler Feld's rising stars. At only twenty-eight, he's one of the highest-rated...


by Martin Roper Henry Holt and Co. (May 13, 2014)

In this erotic, emotional debut novel, a young man is torn between two cities, two cultures, and two women.

Disillusioned with his marriage to the controlling Ursula, shattered by the death of his sister, and...

'Til the Well Runs Dry

by Lauren Francis-Sharma Henry Holt and Co. (April 22, 2014)

"As universally touching as it is original." -The New York Times

Black Caucus of the American Library Association 2015 Honor Book in Fiction

Booklist Starred Review

O, The Oprah Magazine "10 Titles to Pick Up Now"...

Knee-Deep in Wonder

by April Reynolds Henry Holt and Co. (March 18, 2014)

A dazzling first novel about four generations of fear and longing in the deep South

"Who're your people, girl?" It's the song of the South, the big question, persistent and unforgiving. Helene Strickland, daughter...

The Book of Jonah

by Joshua Max Feldman Henry Holt and Co. (February 04, 2014)

A major literary debut, an epic tale of love, failure, and unexpected faith set in New York, Amsterdam, and Las Vegas

The modern-day Jonah at the center of Joshua Max Feldman's brilliantly conceived retelling...

The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel

by Magdalena Zyzak Henry Holt and Co. (January 14, 2014)

A story of love and adventure in an imaginary Slavic nation on the brink of historic change—the debut of a ribald and raucous new literary voice

Set in the quaint (though admittedly backward) fictional nation...

The Nirvana Blues

by John Nichols Henry Holt and Co. (December 10, 2013)

The seventies are over. All across America, the overgrown kids of the middle class are getting their acts together--and getting older. The once-tight Chicano community of Chamisaville is long gone, and the Anglo...

The Milagro Beanfield War

by John Nichols Henry Holt and Co. (December 10, 2013)

Joe Mondragon, a feisty hustler with a talent for trouble, slammed his battered pickup to a stop, tugged on his gumboots, and marched into the arid patch of ground. Carefully (and also illegally), he tapped...

The Magic Journey

by John Nichols Henry Holt and Co. (December 10, 2013)

Boom times came to the forgotten little southwestern town of Chamisaville just as the rest of America was in the Great Depression. They came when a rattletrap bus loaded with stolen dynamite blew sky-high, leaving...

The Place of Dead Roads

by William S. Burroughs Henry Holt and Co. (November 26, 2013)

A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom. The Place...

Cities of the Red Night

by William S. Burroughs Henry Holt and Co. (November 26, 2013)

While young men wage war against an evil empire of zealous mutants, the population of this modern inferno is afflicted with the epidemic of a radioactive virus. An opium-infused apocalyptic vision from the legendary...

The Island Walkers

by John Bemrose Henry Holt and Co. (November 19, 2013)

A powerful first novel about a family that slips from fortune's favor and a town broken by the forces of modernity

Across a bend of Ontario's Attawan River lies the Island, a working-class neighborhood of whitewashed...

All Hat

by Brad Smith Henry Holt and Co. (October 29, 2013)

A novel about hope, redemption, and getting even, not necessarily in that order

Just out of prison for attacking the man who assaulted his sister, Ray Dokes heads back to the small Canadian town where he was...


by Yael Hedaya Henry Holt and Co. (October 22, 2013)

A captivating first novel of family, sex, love, and death from an "extraordinary" writer of "remarkable emotional power"

(Maureen Howard, Los Angeles Times Book Review)

For Shira Klein, Yonatan Luria, and his...

The Naked and the Dead

by Norman Mailer Henry Holt and Co. (October 15, 2013)

Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since enjoyed a long and well-deserved tenure...

The Looking Glass

by Michele Roberts Henry Holt and Co. (October 22, 2013)

A lushly imagined, sensual novel about memory, desire, and the power of storytelling, from a Booker Prize nominee.

Geneviève is an outsider, raised in an orphanage, now living an isolated existence as a maid...

Fencing the Sky

by James Galvin Henry Holt and Co. (October 15, 2013)

A haunting novel of the American West about an accidental murder that springs from the best intentions.

Stepping his horse through the lush, beaver-worked draw looking for stray cows, Mike Arans never imagined...

Mr. Lynch's Holiday

by Catherine O'Flynn Henry Holt and Co. (October 08, 2013)

A sophisticated and touching novel of a father and son reconnecting in a foreign place, from the award-winning and bestselling author of What Was Lost

Retired bus driver and recent widower Dermot Lynch grabs...

Love Potion Number 10

Jana Bibi #2

by Betsy Woodman Henry Holt and Co. (August 13, 2013)

In the newest Jana Bibi adventure from Betsy Woodman, Jana, Mr. Ganguly, and the gang are back as their small town in India is rocked by an espionage scandal and a homemade remedy that has love on everyone's...

Love All

by Callie Wright Henry Holt and Co. (July 09, 2013)

An addictive and moving debut about love, fidelity, sports, and growing up when you least expect it, told through the irresistible voices of three generations

It's the spring of 1994 in Cooperstown, New York,...

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

by Adelle Waldman Henry Holt and Co. (July 16, 2013)

The national bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, NPR, Slate, The Economist, The New Republic, Bookforum, Baltimore City Paper, The Daily Beast, National Journal, San Francisco Chronicle...

Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman

by Minka Pradelski & Philip Boehm Henry Holt and Co. (July 09, 2013)

Here Comes Mrs. Kugelman is Minka Pradelski's enchanting novel of listening and telling, of the silence between Holocaust survivors and their children, and of the power of stories to mend broken bonds

When feisty...

This Side of Brightness

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

From the author of Songdogs, a magnificent work of imagination and history set in the tunnels of New York City.

In the early years of the century, Nathan Walker leaves his native Georgia for New York City and...

The Enchantment of Lily Dahl

by Siri Hustvedt Henry Holt and Co. (June 11, 2013)

Lily Dahl, the young heroine of Siri Hustvedt's riveting novel, The Enchantment of Lily Dahl, is a strong, beautiful and daring nineteen year old girl poised on the brink of womanhood. In the small town of Webster,...

The One Facing Us

by Ronit Matalon & Marsha Weinstein Henry Holt and Co. (May 21, 2013)

A richly colored narrative of a flamboyant Jewish-Egyptian family and its dispersal across three continents, from Israel's most original new novelist.

Esther, seventeen years old, wild and rebellious, is sent...


by Ronit Matalon & Jessica Cohen Henry Holt and Co. (May 21, 2013)

Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today's headlines

Ronit Matalon's fiction has been praised as "haunting," "inventive," "refreshingly daring." Now...

The Sunshine When She's Gone

by Thea Goodman Henry Holt and Co. (March 05, 2013)

A fresh, funny, and wisely observed debut novel about marriage-about the love, longing and ambivalence exposed when a husband takes the baby on a highly unusual outing

When Veronica Reed wakes up one frigid January...

The Abundance

by Amit Majmudar Henry Holt and Co. (March 05, 2013)

A luminous, bittersweet novel of India and the American midwest, immigrants and their first-generation children, and the power of cooking to bridge the gulfs between them

When Mala and Ronak learn that their...

Autobiography of Us

by Aria Beth Sloss Henry Holt and Co. (February 05, 2013)

A gripping debut novel about friendship, loss and love; a confession of what passed between two women who met as girls in 1960s Pasadena, California

Coming of age in the patrician neighborhood of Pasadena, California...


by Hermann Hesse & Basil Creighton Henry Holt and Co. (January 22, 2013)

Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual for whom life holds no joy. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational man within himself without surrendering to the...


by Hermann Hesse Henry Holt and Co. (January 22, 2013)

A brilliant journey of the psyche written by one of Germany's most influential writers and thinkers, Herman Hesse

First published in 1919 under the pseudonyn Emil Sinclair, Demian follows the life of a troubled...

A Possible Life

by Sebastian Faulks Henry Holt and Co. (December 11, 2012)

From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Birdsong, new fiction about love and war—five transporting stories and five unforgettable lives, linked across centuries.

In Second World War Poland, a young...

Travels in the Scriptorium

by Paul Auster Henry Holt and Co. (January 23, 2007)

A man pieces together clues to his past—and the identity of his captors—in this fantastic, labyrinthine novel

An old man awakens, disoriented, in an unfamiliar chamber. With no memory of who he is or how...

Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World

by Sabina Berman & Lisa Dillman Henry Holt and Co. (August 07, 2012)

A transporting and brilliant comic novel narrated by an unforgettable woman: Karen Nieto, an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest gifts

As intimate as it is profound, and as clear-eyed as it...

The Heat of the Sun

by David Rain Henry Holt and Co. (November 13, 2012)

An exuberant debut that sweeps across the twentieth century—beginning where one world-famous love story left off to introduce us to another

With Sophie Tucker belting from his hand-crank phonograph and a circle...


by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (June 01, 2000)

One dark and stormy night in 1956, a stranger named Fludd mysteriously turns up in the dismal village of Fetherhoughton. He is the curate sent by the bishop to assist Father Angwin-or is he? In the most unlikely...

The Romantic

by Barbara Gowdy Henry Holt and Co. (May 01, 2004)

From the author of The White Bone, a piercing novel of passionate attachment and of the fear and freedom of letting go

Louise Kirk learns about love and loss at an early age. When she is nine years old, her former...

The White Bone

by Barbara Gowdy Henry Holt and Co. (June 03, 2000)

A thrilling journey into the minds of African elephants as they struggle to survive.

If, as many recent nonfiction bestsellers have revealed, animals possess emotions and awareness, they must also have stories....

What I Loved

by Siri Hustvedt Henry Holt and Co. (March 01, 2004)

A powerful and heartbreaking novel that chronicles the epic story of two families, two sons, and two marriages

Siri Hustvedt's What I Loved begins in New York in 1975, when art historian Leo Hertzberg discovers...


by Joanna Kavenna Henry Holt and Co. (May 27, 2008)

A darkly comic novel about a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown, set against the backdrop of a London awash with faithless lovers, cutthroat strivers, and so-called friends

One day successful young journalist...


by Douglas Hobbie Henry Holt and Co. (June 15, 1991)

Everyone, it seems to Charles Boomfell, has moved on to another world of worries. His break with the past no sooner appears complete than the past recurs. Eliot Singer, his colleague - and betrayer - from seven...

The Ground Beneath Her Feet

by Salman Rushdie Henry Holt and Co. (March 16, 2000)

Salman Rushdie's most ambitious and accomplished novel, sure to be hailed as his masterpiece.

At the beginning of this stunning novel, Vina Apsara, a famous and much-loved singer, is caught up in a devastating...

The Book of Illusions

by Paul Auster Henry Holt and Co. (October 27, 2009)

A man's obsession with a silent-film star sends him on a journey into a shadow world of lies, illusions, and unexpected love

Six months after losing his wife and two young sons in an airplane crash, Vermont...

Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes

Jana Bibi #1

by Betsy Woodman Henry Holt and Co. (July 17, 2012)

Meet Jana Bibi, a Scottish woman helping to save the small town in India she has grown to call home and the oddball characters she considers family

Janet Laird's life changed the day she inherited her grandfather's...