The Bird Kingby 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.
Halibut on the Moonby 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.
The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossackby 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
Great Expectationsby 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)
Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspenseby 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
The Parisianby 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.
Code Blueby 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
Snapby 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.