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Spring 2018

What’s Inside:

Sharp by Michelle Dean
A powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amidst a climate of sexism and nepotism, from the 1920s to the 1990s.

The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop
A breakout novel by “a bitingly intelligent writer” (New York Times Book Review) set during the hours leading up to the scheduled execution of a young black man for the alleged rape of a white woman in a small Louisiana town in 1943

Country Dark by Chris Offutt
Chris Offut’s long-awaited return to fiction after nearly two decades, Country Dark is a fierce noir-inflected novel about a good man pushed by circumstance into crime.

And many more…

Winter 2017

What’s Inside:

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
A BEA Buzz Book Selection and one of the most daring literary debuts of the season, a profound and propulsive novel from an urgent new voice in American fiction.

The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer
A riveting new novel by award-winning thriller writer Belinda Bauer, in which a desperate crime reporter unwittingly becomes the accomplice of a serial killer hungry for attention.

Stalin and the Scientists by Simon Ings
An eye-opening history of science in the Soviet Union, following the generation of scientists who survived Stalin’s rule and helped to reshape the world.

And many more…

Spring 2017

What’s Inside:

A Really Big Lunch by Jim Harrison
A collection of essays from “the Henry Miller of food writing” (Wall Street Journal) – Beloved New York Times bestselling writer Jim Harrison.

What to Do About the Solomons by Bethany Ball
From a remarkable new voice in fiction comes a transporting debut, a hilarious multigenerational family saga set in Israel, New York, and Los Angeles that explores the secrets and gossip-filled lives of a kibbutz community near Jerusalem.

Four Princes by John Julius Norwich
Renowned historian John Julius Norwich has created a brilliant portrait of four dynamic rulers—all born between 1491 and 1500—who collectively shaped modern Europe and the Middle East.

And many more…

Winter 2016

What’s Inside:

Edie: American Girl by Jean Stein
“The is the book of the Sixties that we have been waiting for.” —Norman Mailer

The Three Battles of Wanat by Mark Bowden
From one of the nation’s top journalists, a fascinating and thought-provoking collection of war reportage and other pieces for the Atlantic, Vanity Fair, and more.

But You Did Not Come Back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens
A phenomenal success in Europe, But You Did Not Come Back is an important addition to the library of Holocaust literature—a deeply moving story of a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

And many more…

Fall 2016

What’s Inside:

The Voyeur’s Motel by Charles Frazier
From Gay Talese, a remarkable new work of reportage more than thirty years in the making.

Perfume River by Robert Olen Butler
From the Pulitzer Prize-Winning author comes a powerful novel about the way the Vietnam War divided families, and a layered portrayal of marriage, brotherhood, and the sum of a life.

Blitzkrieg by Lloyd Clark
From a well-regarded military historian, a riveting and richly detailed reassessment of one of the most shocking military victories of all time.

And many more…

Spring 2016

What’s Inside:

Please Kill Me by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
“No volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth . . . Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there.” —Rolling Stone

All Tomorrow’s Parties by Rob Spillman
Rob Spillman’s intimate, spirited memoir of his fierce pursuit of an artistic life as a young man and a lively portrait of Berlin in the midst of a cultural renaissance.

Neither Snow Nor Rain by Devin Leonard
Few institutions are as loved, as loathed, and as historically important as the United States Post Office, the subject of this landmark century-spanning social, political, and economic history.

And many more…

Winter 2015

What’s Inside:

White Man’s Problems by Kevin Morris
Introducing an original new voice in American fiction, “a wonderful group of stories . . . lyrical and honest in its look at modern American life.”—Gus Van Sant

The Internet Is Not The Answer by Andrew Keen
A sharp indictment and incisive analysis of the detrimental effects of the Internet on our psychology, economy, and society.

Thomas Cromwell by Tracy Borman
A fascinating biography of Henry VIII’s most trusted aide, Thomas Cromwell, a commoner who became second only to the king.

And many more…

Fall 2015

What’s Inside:

Fish in the Dark – A Play by Larry David
“Every word out of [Larry David’s] mouth is funny . . . Instead of sticking to a conventionally constructed plot, this Fish swims from one comic situation to another.” —Variety

Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg
The whip-smart fiction debut of Academy Award–nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg is a collection of hilarious, moving, and highly inventive stories that explore the ridiculousness of modern-day life.,

The Mistake I Made by Paula Daly
A single mother is offered an indecent proposal she can’t refuse. But how much is she willing to compromise in order to keep her family out of harm’s way and to avoid a deadly mistake?

And many more…

Spring 2015

What’s Inside:

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
A startling debut novel from a powerful new voice featuring one of the most remarkable narrators of recent fiction: a conflicted subversive and idealist working as a double agent in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

Selected Works by Terrence McNally
A definitive collection of work, including two never-before-published plays, interspersed with personal essays unique to this volume.

Forensics by Val McDermid
Internationally bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic science, from the crime scene to the courtroom.

And many more…

Winter 2014

What’s Inside:

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang
“Deliriously funny! Comic acting raised to the level of high art. . . . The theater erupts in booming gusts of laughter that practically shake the seats!” —The New York Times

The Bird Skinner by Alice Greenway
A story of love, war, and remembrance, about an irascible ornithologist whose secluded life is disrupted by the arrival of a young stranger.

The Baby Boom by P. J. O’Rourke
A trip down memory lane from one of the most celebrated baby boomers of all—a fantastically funny, anecdote-filled portrait of the generation that discovered sex, drugs, rock and roll, and a whole lot of things besides.

And many more…

Fall 2014

What’s Inside:

The Trigger by Tim Butcher
From the bestselling author of Blood River, a journey into the troubled history of the Balkans in the footsteps of Gavrilo Princip, the enigmatic young assassin who launched WWI.

The Undertaking by Audrey Magee
A much-anticipated debut from a remarkable new talent in Irish fiction—a terrifyingly intimate story of a war marriage caught up in the calamity of World War II.

Keep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly
Friendship can be a real killer when your best friend sets out to steal your husband, your home, your livelihood—and even your life. Paula Daly returns with a white-knuckle domestic thriller of lethal betrayal.

And many more…

Spring 2014

What’s Inside:

By Its Cover by Donna Leon
Commissario Guido Brunetti must question his own assumptions about culture, virtue, and class in order to solve a shocking case of rare book theft from a Venetian library.

Gondola by Donna Leon
From the bestselling novelist, a beautifully illustrated collection of original pieces on Venice’s famed gondolas, with an accompanying CD of barcarole songs.

The Lie by Helen Dunmore
By award-winning English novelist Helen Dunmore, The Lie is a spellbinding tale of love, remembrance, and deception, set against the backdrop of the First World War.

And many more…

Fall 2013

What’s Inside:

The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
This epic masterwork spans five decades and three continents as it traces a global lineage of political, cultural, and personal tumult, from World War II to September 11.

Then We Take Berlin by John Lawton
The first in a gripping new historical thriller series following Joe Wilderness, an East End Londoner turned spy, working in the rubble of post-war Berlin.

Still Writing by Dani Shapiro
Following her recent bestseller, Devotion, Dani Shapiro’s Still Writing is a sensitive, funny, raw, and wise memoir of insights and inspiration for aspiring writers.

And many more…

Spring 2012

What’s Inside:

The Broken King by Michael Thomas
From the author of Man Gone Down comes a deeply personal, explosive memoir told through the stories of four generations of black American men in one family.

Second Person Singular by Sayed Kashua
“With Second Person Singular, Sayed Kashua has become one of the most important contemporary Hebrew writers.” —Haaretz

Untouchable by Randall Sullivan
The story of Michael Jackson from his boy idol childhood to the final four-year odyssey of his tumultuous adult life

And many more…

Winter 2011

What’s Inside:

The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
From the award-winning author, a beautiful and masterfully accomplished novel about the resilience of the human spirit and the driving force of love.

Toward The Setting Sun by Brian Hicks
Chronicles one of the most significant but least explored periods in American history, recounting the little-known story of the first white man to champion the voiceless Native American cause.

Gone by Mo Hayder
A page-turning triumph from the internationally bestselling thriller author Mo Hayder.

And many more…

Fall 2011

What’s Inside:

Open Secrets by The New York Times Staff
Complete and updated coverage by The New York Times about WikiLeaks and their controversial release of diplomatic cables and war logs

I Married You For Happiness by Lily Tuck
In her first novel since winning the National Book Award for The News from Paraguay, Lily Tuck delivers an elegant tour-de-force portrait of a forty-three-year marriage.

What It Is Like To Go To War by Karl Marlantes
A powerful nonfiction book about the experience of combat and how inadequately we prepare our young men and women for the psychological and spiritual stresses of war.

And many more…

Spring 2011

What’s Inside:

Sterling’s Gold by Roger Sterling
In Sterling’s Gold, an official tie-in to the hit series Mad Men, America’s favorite advertising aficionado educates the masses on business, love, and life—the Sterling way.

Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman

In the summer of 2007, Francisco Goldman’s young wife Aura died suddenly on a beach in Mexico. Say Her Name is the extraordinary novel born out of this personal tragedy.

Walking To Hollywood by Will Self
One of the most remarkably inventive voices of his generation, author Will Self delivers a fantastical and unforgettable trip through the unreality of our culture.

And many more…

Winter 2010

What’s Inside:

Twelve by Nick McDonell
Nick McDonell’s first novel will be a major motion picture directed by Joel Schumacher and starring 50 Cent, Kiefer Sutherland, Emma Roberts, and Ellen Barkin in Winter 2010.

The Farmer’s Daughter by Jim Harrison
The Farmer’s Daughter is a marvelous feast of a book that represents Jim Harrison’s finest collection of novellas since Legends of the Fall.

Skin by Mo Hayder
Pitting tough female police diver Flea Marley and hardboiled detective Jack Caffery against their most twisted foe yet, Skin is one of the most white-knuckled works to date from the terrifying talent of Mo Hayder.

And many more…

Fall 2010

What’s Inside:

The Witch of Hebron by James Howard Kunstler
The best-selling author of The Long Emergency returns with a gripping sequel to his novel World Made by Hand, which Alan Cheuse of National Public Radio called “brilliant.”

Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer
A white-knuckle masterpiece from one of the world’s top thriller writers.

Don’t Vote – It Just Encourages The Bastards by P. J. O’Rourke
In his new book, best-selling political humorist P. J. O’Rourke writes the mirthful political theory companion to his classic mirthful political science book, Parliament of Whores.

And many more…

Spring 2010

What’s Inside:

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
This novel, written by a Marine veteran over the course of thirty years, is a remarkable literary discovery: a big, powerful, timeless saga of men in combat.

Mint Condition by Dave Jamieson
A rollicking, century-spanning, and extremely entertaining history of baseball cards.

A Question of Belief by Donna Leon
In the nineteenth novel of Donna Leon’s “deeply satisfying series” (The Seattle Times), Commissario Guido Brunetti tries to help a troubled colleague and solve the murder of a Venetian official involved in a complicated scam.

And many more…

Fall 2009

What’s Inside:

The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
A gripping story about friendship, self-discovery, and the power of language set along the unspoiled shores of 1788 New South Wales.

Josie’s Story by Sorrel King
The account of one woman’s unlikely path from full-time mom to nationally renowned patient advocate, Josie’s Story is startling, moving, and inspirational.

Blood Safari by Deon Meyer
Like the best international mystery and thriller writers, Meyer is an expert storyteller whose wickedly fast narratives reveal the heart of his enthralling country.

And many more…

Spring 2009

What’s Inside:

Ultimatum by Matthew Glass
A cross between a Michael Crichton novel and The West Wing, Ultimatum is a brilliant political thriller that focuses on the pressing issue of climate change.

The Big One by David Kinney
A wildly entertaining book about big fish, small-town dreams, and outrageous obsession, which does for fishing what Friday Night Lights did for football.

About Face by Donna Leon
In About Face, her latest mystery, Leon returns to one of her signature subjects: the environment, which has reached a crisis in Italy in recent years.

And many more…