In Ascensionby Martin MacInnes
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 BOOKER PRIZE
An astonishing novel about a young microbiologist investigating an unfathomable deep vent in the ocean floor, leading her on a journey that will encompass the full trajectory of the cosmos and the passage of a single human life
The Stealby Mark Bowden and Matthew Teague
“A gripping ground-level narrative…a marvel of reporting.”—Washington Post
“A lean, fast-paced and important account of the chaotic final weeks.”—New York Times
In The Steal, veteran journalists Mark Bowden and Matthew Teague offer a week-by-week, state-by-state account of the effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election
How to Think Like a Womanby Regan Penaluna
From a bold new voice in nonfiction, an exhilarating account of the lives and works of influential 17th and 18th century feminist philosophers Mary Wollstonecraft and her predecessors who have been written out of history, and a searing look at the author’s experience of patriarchy and sexism in academia
The Great State of West Floridaby Kent Wascom
From the beloved author previously compared to Cormac McCarthy and Joyce Carol Oates (Washington Post), a startling and unconventional neon-pink Western of vengeance, family, and first love as two warring factions vie for control of a blood-soaked Gulf Coast
Orphan Bachelorsby Fae Myenne Ng
From the bestselling and award-winning author of the novels Bone and Steer Toward Rock, Fae Myenne Ng’s Orphan Bachelors is an extraordinary memoir of her beloved San Francisco’s Chinatown and of a family building a life in a country bent on their exclusion
Holy Cityby Henry Wise
“Holy City is an amazing piece of work. A Southern novel that examines the pathos and ethos of small-town life and the weight of both grief and hatred. Love it.”—S.A. Cosby
No one innocent. No one free. Nothing sacred.
Holy City is the captivating debut from Henry Wise about a deputy sheriff who must work alongside an unpredictable private detective after he finds himself on the outs from his sheriff’s department over his unwillingness to look the other way when an innocent man is arrested for murder.
Cleteby James Lee Burke
In the latest installment in his famous Detective Dave Robicheaux series, New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke brings Dave’s partner and friend Clete Purcel to the forefront for the first time as Clete and Dave attempt to stop ruthless smugglers of a dangerous new drug
The Son of Manby Jean-Baptiste Del Amo
From the author of the “extraordinary” Animalia (Sunday Times), winner of the Republic of Consciousness Prize and finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and Best Translated Book Award, a blazing new novel exploring nature, family, and violence, set on a hostile and glorious mountainside haunted by transgressions of the past
A World of Hurtby Mindy Mejia
When someone dies to save your life, how do you ever forgive them?
A World of Hurt is Mindy Mejia’s highly-anticipated follow-up to the “propulsive” USA Today bestselling thriller To Catch a Storm where an Iowa City police officer and a DEA informant must work together to hunt down the remains of a hidden drug empire.
In France Profoundby T.D. Allman
From the National Book Award-longlisted author of Finding Florida, a sparkling, sweeping chronicle of the author’s life and discoveries in a town in “Deep France,” from nearby prehistoric caves to medieval dynastic struggles to the colorful characters populating the area today
Shred Sistersby Betsy Lerner
No one will love you or hurt you more than a sister.
“I love this book. It moves like a souped-up pickup truck.”—Patti Smith, author of Just Kids
From Betsy Lerner, celebrated author of The Bridge Ladies, comes a wry and riveting debut novel about family, mental illness, and a hard-won path between two sisters
Blue Light Hoursby Bruna Dantas Lobato
One of Electric Literature’s “75 Books by Women of Color to Read in 2024”
From the National Book Award-winning translator, an atmospheric and wise debut novel of a young Brazilian woman’s first year in America, a continent away from her lonely mother, and the relationship they build over Skype calls across borders
“Utterly beautiful . . . The yearning in these pages will haunt me.”—Ayşegül Savaş, author of White on White