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Grove Atlantic is proud to offer robust sales and marketing support to Booksellers and Librarians across the globe. For decades, we’ve been publishing a rich and diverse catalog of thoughtful, boundary-pushing literature that has often helped expand and define the American cultural landscape. We encourage all Booksellers and Librarians to browse the full Grove Atlantic catalog, and to get in touch to let us know ways in which we might better help you serve your community.

January 2018

The Old Man

by Thomas Perry

The toppling of a Middle Eastern government suddenly makes a decades-old case a priority for American military intelligence in this new high-wire act from New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry.

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January 2018

The Refugees

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

From the author of The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Refugees is a collection of stories imbued with Nguyen’s extraordinary gift for writing, exploring questions of home, family, immigration, and the American experience.

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January 2018

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 2018

How the Hell Did This Happen?

by P. J. O’Rourke

An essential take on the stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential elections from a quintessential voice on American politics and culture.

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January 2018

Fire Sermon

by Jamie Quatro

The highly anticipated, provocative debut novel from the “fearless” (New Yorker) and “distinctive” (San Francisco Chronicle) Jamie Quatro, Fire Sermon charts with bold intimacy and immersive sensuality the life of a married woman in the grip of a magnetic affair.

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January 2018

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 2018

The Accusation

by Bandi

A collection of searing and heart-wrenching stories by an anonymous North Korean writer who is still living in North Korea and whose manuscript was smuggled out to be published abroad—the first piece of dissident fiction to ever come out of the country.

January 2018

The Beautiful Dead

by Belinda Bauer

A riveting new novel by award-winning thriller writer Belinda Bauer, in which a desperate crime reporter unwittingly becomes the accomplice of a serial killer hungry for attention.

February 2018

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.

February 2018

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 2018

Freshwater

by Akwaeke Emezi

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

February 2018

Hotel Silence

by Audur Ava Olafsdottir

Winner of the Icelandic Literary Prize, Hotel Silence is a delightful and heartwarming new novel from Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

February 2018

After the Blue Hour

by John Rechy

“Rechy . . . continues to write with such elegance and lyricism . . . A mind so singularly attuned to the layers and landscapes of American life.” —Susan Straight, Los Angeles Times

February 2018

Killing Pablo

by Mark Bowden

“The story of how U.S. Army Intelligence and Delta Force commandos helped Colombian police track down and kill Pablo Escobar. . . . A compelling, almost Shakespearean tale.” –Los Angeles Times

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February 2018

NK3

by Michael Tolkin

From the acclaimed Hollywood writer/director and author of The Player and Among the Dead, a panoramic vision—suspenseful, comedic, prophetic—set in a near-future California that has been devastated by NK3, a memory-destroying virus from North Korea.

February 2018

Stalin and the Scientists

by Simon Ings

An eye-opening history of science in the Soviet Union, following the generation of scientists who survived Stalin’s rule and helped to reshape the world.

February 2018

Rush of Blood

by Mark Billingham

“Mark Billingham takes us on a very unhappy holiday in this sizzling thriller that starts in Florida and moves back to Britain . . . Billingham is brilliant with both characters and narrative and he’s at his very best in this . . . tale of love and loss.” —Globe & Mail (Canada)

March 2018

The Whole Art of Detection

by Lyndsay Faye

An outstanding collection of fifteen stories featuring Sherlock Holmes from the acclaimed author of the Sherlockian novel Dust and Shadow and the Timothy Wilde trilogy.

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March 2018

Happiness

by Aminatta Forna

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

March 2018

Walking the Americas

by Levison Wood

A breathtaking journey across some of the most diverse and unpredictable regions on earth.

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March 2018

Miss Burma

by Charmaine Craig

Set against the vibrant backdrop of Burma from the 1940s to the 1960s, Miss Burma is a powerful and epic novel that follows one prominent Burmese family struggling to overcome war and political repression while trying to build a meaningful life.

March 2018

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

March 2018

The Red Word

by Sarah Henstra

The Red Word is the smartest, most provocative novel I’ve read in a long time.” —Tom Perrotta, author of Little Children and Nine Inches

March 2018

Dadland

by Keggie Carew

A poignant and engaging family memoir about a daughter who is racing to assemble her father’s story—one that includes parachuting into France and Burma for British special forces during World War II—as his mind dissolves into dementia.

March 2018

Earthly Remains

by Donna Leon

In the latest novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Brunetti’s retreat to a quiet island in the laguna is interrupted by a case of guilt and grief.

March 2018

Eveningland

by Michael Knight

In his powerful new short story cycle, Alabama-born Michael Knight illuminates the everyday beauty and heartache of life along the shores of serene, history-haunted Mobile Bay in the days leading up to a powerful hurricane.

March 2018

A Really Big Lunch

by Jim Harrison

A collection of essays from “the Henry Miller of food writing” (Wall Street Journal)—beloved New York Times bestselling writer Jim Harrison.

March 2018

The Trophy Child

by Paula Daly

There’s nothing quite like a mother’s love . . . but how much is too much before maternal ambition for a perfect child jeopardizes the delicate balance of family life and threatens its very existence?

March 2018

Report for Murder and Common Murder

by Val McDermid

Now available in paperback for the first time, the Lindsay Gordon novels set internationally bestselling writer Val McDermid on the path to becoming the world-class crime writer she is today.

March 2018

The Seagull

by Tom Stoppard

“A play that might have been written a hundred days instead of a hundred years ago.” —New York Times

March 2018

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.

April 2018

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 2018

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

April 2018

Sharp

by Michelle Dean

From acclaimed literary critic Michelle Dean, winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s 2016 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, a powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amidst a climate of sexism and nepotism, from the 1920s to the 1990s.

April 2018

Candy

by Terry Southern

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

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

May 2018

Night Beast

by Sinead Lykins

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