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March 2019

The Temptation of Forgiveness

by Donna Leon

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences.

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March 2019

Solitary

by Albert Woodfox

The extraordinary saga of a man who, despite spending four decades in solitary confinement for a crime of which he was innocent, inspired fellow prisoners, and now all of us, with his humanity

March 2019

Unto Us a Son Is Given

by Donna Leon

For the 28th novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, the apparent indiscretion of an elderly family friend involves a reluctant Commissario Guido Brunetti . . . until the sudden natural death of his friend sets in motion a murder

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March 2019

The Bird King

by G. Willow Wilson

A fantastical journey set at the height of the Spanish Inquisition from the award-winning author of Alif the Unseen and writer of the Ms. Marvel series, G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King is a jubilant story of love versus power, religion versus faith, and freedom versus safety.

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March 2019

Halibut on the Moon

by David Vann

Hailed as “a writer to read and reread” (Economist), who “tracks the same wild territory as Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy” (Observer), New York Times Notable author David Vann delivers a darkly intimate portrait of a man teetering on the precipice of life and death.

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March 2019

The Club

by Takis Wuerger

A runaway international bestseller from a brilliant young German writer, set in the hallowed halls of Cambridge University, The Club is a smoldering story of class, privilege, and matters of the heart

March 2019

The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack

by HM Naqvi

From the DSC award-winning author of Home Boy comes “noisy, rambunctious, hilarious novel” (John Freeman)—an exuberantly told, fresh tale of one gloriously unaccomplished man, his impending death, and the history and life of his bustling, shape-shifting city

March 2019

Totally Wired

by Andrew Smith

From award-winning journalist Andrew Smith, the never before told story of the late 1990s dot-com bubble, its tumultuous crash, and the rise and fall of the visionary pioneer at its epicenter.

March 2019

A Good Day to Die

by Jim Harrison

“[Harrison] knows life in a way that few will admit to, and writes about it in a ribald, vigorous, and intelligent fashion. . . . A national treasure.” —Chicago Tribune

March 2019

Country Dark

by Chris Offutt

Chris Offutt’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.

March 2019

Flash and Filigree

by Terry Southern
The new edition of Terry Southern’s “brainy-yet-groovy”(New York Times) satirical novel Flash and Filigree

March 2019

The Knowledge

by Martha Grimes

In the new mystery in the bestselling Richard Jury series, MWA Grand Master Martha Grimes brings London’s finest and “the Filth” together on a double-homicide case that involves Kenyan art, rare gems, astrophysics, and a long-fermented act of revenge

March 2019

Great Expectations

by Kathy Acker

Beginning as a rewriting of Charles Dickens classic of the same name, Great Expectations spirals into Kathy Acker’s most notorious work of textual appropriation and literary homage, creating “variations on classic literary texts . . . [which] subvert all of our traditional expectations concerning causality, narrative form and moral sensibility.”—(Michiko Kakutani, New York Times)

March 2019

Warlock

by Jim Harrison

“A rich and sparkling novel.”—Los Angeles Times

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April 2019

At Briarwood School for Girls

by Michael Knight

From the award-winning writer of Eveningland and The Typist, Michael Knight, At Briarwood School for Girls is an incisive, witty, beautifully-written novel set at a boarding school in the Virginia countryside

April 2019

The Last Stone

by Mark Bowden

From “master of narrative journalism” (New York Times) and #1 bestselling author Mark Bowden, comes a gripping true crime story about the disappearance of two girls in 1975, and the extraordinary effort—40 years later—to bring their kidnapper to justice

April 2019

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

April 2019

The Parisian

by Isabella Hammad

A “sublime” (Zadie Smith) debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return home to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence.

April 2019

Bluff

by Michael Kardos

From a writer who “dazzles with prose strength and style” (Michael Koryta), Bluff takes us deep inside the fraught and fascinating world of a modern magician who becomes obsessed with magic’s dark twin—the underworld of the card cheat.

April 2019

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

May 2019

Code Blue

by Mike Magee

A powerful and path-breaking expose of America’s Medical Industrial Complex—the network of mutually beneficial relationships between big business, academic medicine, patient advocacy organizations, hospitals, and government—and a compelling way forward for transforming America’s healthcare system

May 2019

The Woman in the Blue Cloak

by Deon Meyer

Internationally acclaimed writer Deon Meyer returns to his beloved Benny Griessel series with a case that combines the disappearance of an Old Masters painting with a grisly murder

May 2019

Dead Wrong

by Randall Sullivan

Acclaimed journalist Randall Sullivan delivers an explosive investigation into the murder of the Notorious B.I.G., with exclusive material from the FBI investigation and his estate’s wrongful death suit against the City of Los Angeles.

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May 2019

Red Birds

by Mohammed Hanif

From the prize-winning author hailed as “Pakistan’s brightest voice” (Guardian), comes a powerful and darkly satirical novel about the the harsh, absurd hypocrisies of American intervention in the Muslim world

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May 2019

Correspondents

by Tim Murphy

An enthralling and fast-moving epic of two families—one from New England, the other from the Middle East—Correspondents is a wry, haunting portrait of the best and worst sides of America.

May 2019

The Unknowns

by Patrick K. 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.

May 2019

Exploding Data

by Michael Chertoff

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

May 2019

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

May 2019

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

May 2019

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

May 2019

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.

June 2019

Kathleen Hale Is a Crazy Stalker

by Kathleen Hale

A captivating and hilarious collection of essays unlike anything you’ve ever read before, exploring sexual assault, online obsession, motherhood, and the best way to kill a feral hog.

June 2019

Normandy ’44

by James Holland

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a new history of the momentous Normandy campaign with fresh insights from award-winning historian James Holland

June 2019

Their Little Secret

by Mark Billingham

In the latest novel by internationally bestselling crime master Mark Billingham featuring Tom Thorne, “the next superstar detective” (Lee Child), a seemingly straightforward suicide turns into a chilling story of obsession, deception, and murder.

June 2019

The Gay Metropolis

by Charles Kaiser

“The landmark portrait of 20th-century New York viewed through the eyes of gay New Yorkers . . . Mr. Kaiser guides us through the amazing changes in gay life at the dawn of the new millennium.” —The New York Observer

June 2019

The Paper Wasp

by Lauren Acampora

An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women’s dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood.

June 2019

The Magic Christian

by Terry Southern

“Mr. Southern is wonderfully prodigal of comic ideas. . . . An enormously funny and satisfying satire, done with a great thrifty distinction.” —The Spectator

June 2019

Pass Over

by Antoinette Nwandu

From an extraordinary new voice in American theater, a startling play that examines the cyclical ravages of racial injustice and violence on two young black men.

June 2019

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.”

June 2019

Jesus Saves

by Darcey Steinke

“A disturbingly beautiful piece of writing. Darcey Steinke has found a trashy and intensely spiritual poetry in the suburban malls and backwoods of the South, and she has set them before us in gorgeous, unsettling prose.” –The New York Times Book Review