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December 2018

Farmer

by Jim Harrison

“A quiet triumph . . . Joseph is a man suffocated by everything he loves most in the world: the land and its ghosts, love and friendship, integrity. Yes, it is the old story again. Taking it and making it new, as Harrison has done, is a miracle on the order of the loaves and fishes. But then so are all good novels.” —The Washington Post

December 2018

Freshwater

by Akwaeke Emezi

“Akwaeke Emezi is a major, exhilarating talent.” —NoViolet Bulawayo, author of We Need New Names

December 2018

The Ice House

by Laura Lee Smith

From a writer of wry humor and warmth, The Ice House is the picaresque, heartrending tale of a man on the verge of losing his livelihood and his relationship with his only son.

December 2018

Wolf

by Jim Harrison

“A raunchy, funny, swaggering, angry, cocksure book.” —The New York Times Book Review

December 2018

Night and Day

by Tom Stoppard

“An unabashed paean to the fourth estate, or at least the Fleet Street branch, and those knights-errant who rode out on crusades to far-flung lands in search of a scoop, a snapshot, booze, a fair maiden and a working telex, not always in that order.”—New York Times

January 2019

The Bomb Maker

by Thomas Perry

“There are probably only half a dozen suspense writers alive who can be depended upon to deliver high-voltage shocks; vivid, sympathetic characters; and compelling narratives each time they publish. Thomas Perry is one of them.” —Stephen King

January 2019

The Burglar

by Thomas Perry

From the New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry, “who can be depended upon to deliver high-voltage shocks” (Stephen King), comes a new thriller about an unlikely burglar—a young woman in her 20s—who realizes she must solve a string of murders, or else become the next victim

January 2019

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

by Tracy Borman

From acclaimed historian Tracy Borman, a penetrating new portrait of Henry VIII and the men who greatly impacted his life and historic reign

January 2019

Last Night in Nuuk

by Niviaq Korneliussen

The highly acclaimed debut from an author profiled by the New Yorker as her country’s “unlikely literary star,” Last Night in Nuuk follows the lives of five young Greenlanders exploring their identities at the cusp of adulthood.

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January 2019

The Far Field

by Madhuri Vijay

An elegant, epic debut novel—“equal parts love story, war story, and family intrigue” (Ben Fountain)—from an exciting new talent and Pushcart Prize-winner that follows one young woman’s search for a lost figure from her childhood, a journey that takes her from Southern India to Kashmir and to the brink of a devastating political and personal reckoning

January 2019

Help Me!

by Marianne Power

Already an international phenomenon sold to 23 publishers around the world, Marianne Power’s Help Me! is the hilarious, thought-provoking, and unfailingly honest account of one woman’s year-long, often madcap, quest to find out if self help books really can change your life

January 2019

How to Fix the Future

by Andrew Keen

As our world continues to be fundamentally changed by the Digital Revolution, this essential book by a leading Internet commentator shows how to preserve the fundamentals of humanity and civilized society in our perilous digital future.

January 2019

Happiness

by Aminatta Forna

A delicate tale of love and loss, of cruelty and kindness, from Aminatta Forna.

January 2019

Phone

by Will Self

“Will Self’s brilliant new novel is an epic anti-tweet . . . the third part of a defiant, self-consciously modernist trilogy. . . staggeringly ambitious, frighteningly intelligent, ludicrous, and brilliant. . . .” —Daily Telegraph (UK)

January 2019

The Book of Dave

by Will Self

Available from Grove for the first time, Will Self’s much-celebrated novel, dubbed by Sam Lipsyte “his satiric masterpiece . . . gripping, funny, and pleasurably intricate”

February 2019

State Counsellor

by Boris Akunin

From the writer who reinvented the Russian crime novel, a gripping tale of political subterfuge and murder in turn-of-the-century Moscow featuring the inimitable hero Erast Fandorin.

February 2019

The Coronation

by Boris Akunin

From Russia’s bestselling and most celebrated crime fiction writer, Boris Akunin, The Coronation casts Fandorin in a swashbuckling tale of abduction and intrigue, set during the build-up to the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II

February 2019

El Norte

by Carrie Gibson

A sweeping saga of the Spanish history and influence in North America over five centuries, from the acclaimed author of Empire’s Crossroads

February 2019

Europe: A Natural History

by Tim Flannery

From internationally bestselling author and celebrated scientist Tim Flannery, a history of Europe unlike any before: an ecological account of the land itself and the forces shaping life on it.

February 2019

House Arrest

by Mike Lawson

In the thirteenth book in Mike Lawson’s celebrated series, Joe DeMarco finds himself on the wrong side of an investigation—in the wake of a political assassination, he’s been framed as the killer.

February 2019

An Arabian Journey

by Levison Wood

From award-winning TV adventurer and best-selling travel writer Levison Wood, an enthralling account of his expedition around the Arabian Peninsula, from Iraq to Lebanon.

February 2019

Elsewhere, Home

by Leila Aboulela

The first new collection of stories from the New York Times Notable author since winning the Caine Prize, Elsewhere, Home offers a rich tableau of life as an immigrant abroad, attempting to navigate the conflicts of assimilation and difference in an unfamiliar world.

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February 2019

The Heavens

by Sandra Newman

A work of rare literary brilliance and emotional power, The Heavens is a mesmerizing novel of love and dreams that moves between a reimagined New York City and Elizabethan England and asks how our world comes to be

February 2019

Long Shot

by Azad

A gripping narrative by an Iran-born Kurdish journalist who joined the ranks of the Kurdish army as a sniper in the fight against ISIS

February 2019

Love Had a Compass

by Robert Lax

“Among America’s greatest poets, a true minimalist who can weave awesome poems from remarkably few words.” –Richard Kostelanetz, The New York Times Book Review

February 2019

House Witness

by Mike Lawson

The twelfth novel in the Joe DeMarco series, Mike Lawson puts his likable protagonist on the trail of a different kind of fixer.

February 2019

Pure Hollywood

by Christine Schutt

“Don’t be fooled by its size. This book is a masterwork that hits way harder than its weight class, and achieves what great fiction always achieves—it commands us to be aware.” —Matt Sumell, author of Making Nice

February 2019

Sharp

by Michelle Dean

From celebrated literary critic Michelle Dean, a powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amid a culture of sexism

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.