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April 2018

The Retreat of Western Liberalism

by Edward Luce

“Insightful and harrowing . . . lucidly expounds on the erosion of the West’s middle classes, the dysfunction among its political and economic elites, and the consequences for America and the world.” —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

May 2018

The Mercy Seat

by Elizabeth 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

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May 2018

Night Beast

by Ruth Joffre

A stunning debut collection by an award-winning young writer, Night Beast follows haunted characters through real, surreal, and speculative landscapes to examine the darker side of humanity

May 2018

Hapgood

by Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard’s thrilling comic espionage story of a female British spymaster, examining motherhood, quantum mechanics, and the dualities of personality and perception

May 2018

About Face

by Donna Leon

“Leon . . . is so generous with the humanizing details that make this series special. There are long walks in Brunetti’s warm company and lively talks with his clever wife and even more engaging father-in-law, who can see the appetites of a modern consumer reflected in a 17th-century portrait. As detective work goes, it’s a tiny masterpiece of analysis.” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

May 2018

The Age of the Horse

by Susanna Forrest

From equestrian expert Susanna Forrest, a fascinating examination of the horse’s evolution—from its origins fifty-six million years ago to present day—through the lens of human history.

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May 2018

The Unknowns

by Patrick O’Donnell

The award-winning author of Washington’s Immortals offers a searing narrative that takes readers into the heart of combat in the Great War.

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June 2018

The Comeback

by Daniel de Vise

Fame. Fall. Redemption. The dramatic life story of America’s greatest cyclist, three-time winner of the Tour de France

June 2018

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense

by Joyce Carol Oates

From a master “mind reader who writes psychological horror stories about seriously disturbed minds” (New York Times Book Review), this gorgeously eerie story collection explores the deepest entwinings of lust and repulsion, creation and dissolution, Eros and Thanatos

June 2018

See What I Have Done

by Sarah Schmidt

Praised by Paula Hawkins as the “next great thriller” (Town & Country), Sarah Schmidt’s debut is a masterful reimagining of the infamous Lizzie Borden story and an unsettling portrait of a troubled family.

June 2018

Blown

by Mark Haskell Smith

Biting satire and criminal mischief abound in Mark Haskell Smith’s new novel that follows a Wall Street trader who disappears—with millions in stolen cash—and the madcap team of investigators on his trail in the Cayman Islands in this hot, hilarious case of offshore banking gone awry

June 2018

Convenience Store Woman

by Sayaka Murata

The English-language debut of an exciting young voice in international fiction, selling 660,000 copies in Japan alone, Convenience Store Woman is a bewitching portrayal of contemporary Japan through the eyes of a single woman who fits in to the rigidity of its work culture only too well

June 2018

Ayiti

by Roxane Gay

The powerful debut collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience from New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, now widely available for the first time in Grove Press paperback.

June 2018

The Killing Habit

by Mark Billingham

Two distinctive killers, two detectives with distinctly different styles—Thorne and Tanner again end up joining forces in the new thriller from internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham

July 2018

The King’s Witch

by Tracy Borman

The first in a trilogy of historical novels set at the dramatic endpoint of the Tudor reign and the dangerous start of the Stuart era

July 2018

Snap

by Belinda Bauer

A taut, suspenseful new novel from award-winning thriller author Belinda Bauer in which a woman being menaced by a knife-wielding home invader is connected to a string of burglaries in a quaint bedroom community, and the brutal murder that left three children motherless three years before.

July 2018

Exploding Data

by Michael Chertoff

A powerful argument for new laws and policies regarding cyber-security, from the former Secretary of Homeland Security

July 2018

The New Inheritors

by Kent Wascom

The third novel from “one of the most exhilarating historical novelists in the country” (Washington Post), set in New Orleans, the Mississippi coast, Cuba, and Nicaragua in the early decades of the twentieth century, The New Inheritors is a masterful portrait of young love and a family driven apart by greed, anger, and matters of the heart

July 2018

Candy

by Terry Southern

“Wickedly funny to read and morally bracing as only good satire can be.” —William Styron

July 2018

All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye

by Christopher Brookmyre

Winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye is a brilliant blend of international intrigue and oddball humor, involving a missing arms manufacturer employee and his forty-six-year-old vacuuming-expert grandmother

July 2018

Blue Genes and Star Struck

by Val McDermid

Private eye Kate Brannigan confronts betrayal and cold-blooded greed as she investigates the alien world of medical experimentation and the underbelly of the rock music business.

July 2018

Crack Down and Clean Break

by Val McDermid

“Crime writing of the very highest order . . . Kate Brannigan has turned into the most interesting sleuthess around.” —The Times (U.K.)

July 2018

Dead Beat and Kick Back

by Val McDermid

Dead Beat introduces Kate Brannigan, a Thai boxing, rock-and-roll female private detective from Manchester.

August 2018

The Bouncer

by David Gordon

In this riotous caper from Edgar Award finalist David Gordon, the CIA, FBI, and nearly every level of organized crime collide with a singularly evil domestic terrorist and a reluctant bandit known by all as “Joe the Bouncer”

August 2018

Don’t Send Flowers

by Martin Solares

A twisty, darkly captivating novel about a police detective hired to investigate the disappearance of a rich businessman’s daughter several years after rampant corruption forced him to retire and made him a target of everyone still on the force in cartel-controlled, northern Mexico

August 2018

Open Me

by Lisa Locascio

A political and erotically-charged debut that follows a young American woman’s transformative journey during one pivotal summer abroad hailed by Viet Thanh Nguyen as “unflinching in its portrayal of sex, desire, racism, and the excitement and confusion of youth.”

August 2018

Five European Plays

by Tom Stoppard

Nestroy, Schnitzler, Molnár, Havel

September 2018

Small Fry

by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

September 2018

John Woman

by Walter Mosley

From the award-winning Walter Mosley comes a dazzling novel of ideas about the sexual and intellectual coming-of-age of an unusual man who goes by the name Woman

September 2018

Paris in the Dark

by Robert Olen Butler

In the new Christopher Marlowe Cobb thriller, Robert Olen Butler’s intrepid newspaperman-turned-spy tracks a German saboteur through the streets of the Great War-dimmed City of Lights

September 2018

Evolution

by Eileen Myles

This new collection of poems by Eileen Myles, Evolution, finds our game-changing writer keying lines in an idiomatic, euphoric style that the New York Times has called “one of the essential voices in American poetry”

September 2018

Summer Cannibals

by Melanie Hobson

A bold and gripping literary debut about three very different sisters who return to their grand family home to face their tumultuous pasts

September 2018

Amrita

by Banana Yoshimoto

“In the popular young author’s latest novel, an oddly winsome blend of personal psychology and the paranormal overlay the story of a young woman’s fight to reclaim herself after twin tragedies.” –Library Journal

September 2018

Lizard

by Banana Yoshimoto

“A set of postmodern stories from young Japanese novelist Yoshimoto, blending urban anomie with themes of spiritual awakening.” —Publishers Weekly

September 2018

N.P.

by Banana Yoshimoto

“[An] ethereally mesmerizing . . . novel of Japan’s Generation X.” —Martin Brady, Chicago Sun-Times

September 2018

Afterglow (a dog memoir)

by Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles—“a kick-ass counter-cultural icon” (New Yorker)—has written an innovative and intimate account of living with a pit bull named Rosie.

September 2018

The Age of Perpetual Light

by Josh Weil

A dazzling new work that spans eight stories of light, human progress, and the search for a better life from Josh Weil, one of “the most gifted writers of his generation” (Colum McCann), winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

September 2018

The End We Start From

by Megan Hunter

“You can’t escape the rise of dystopia in fiction . . . But Megan Hunter’s slim, poetic leap into the chaotic near-future feels the most plausible and, possibly for that reason, the most devastating.”—NPR Best Fiction of 2017

September 2018

Lea

by Pascal Mercier

From the author of the international bestseller Night Train to Lisbon, a riveting novel about a father’s boundless love for his daughter whose obsessive desire to become a concert violinist drives them both to the brink of destruction.

September 2018

The Prague Sonata

by Bradford Morrow

From the critically acclaimed author Bradford Morrow, a literary quest novel that travels from Nazi-occupied Prague to turn-of-the-millennium New York as a young musicologist seeks to solve the mystery behind an eighteenth-century sonata manuscript.