Booksellers & Librarians

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.

August 2020

Private Means

by Cree LeFavour

A deliciously compulsive first novel from the New York Times Editors’ Choice author of Lights On, Rats Out, Cree LeFavour’s Private Means captures the very essence of summer in a sharply observed, moving meditation on marriage, money, and loss

August 2020

The Finance Curse

by Nicholas Shaxson

A searing indictment of global finance, exploring how the banking sector grew from a supporter of business to the biggest business in the world, and showing how societies might fight against financial hegemony

August 2020

Is There Still Sex in the City?

by Candace Bushnell

From the pioneering, New York Times bestselling author who brought us Sex and the City comes a wry, witty, and wise look at sex, dating and friendship in New York City after fifty.

August 2020

Animalia

by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

A prizewinning and word-of-mouth literary sensation in France, Animalia is an extraordinary epic that retraces the history of a modest French peasant family over the twentieth century as they develop their small plot of land into an industrial pig farm — a visceral, chilling tale of man and beast

August 2020

Takes One to Know One

by Susan Isaacs

In this whip-smart suburban mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Isaacs, a retired FBI agent turned Long Island housewife taps into her investigative past when she begins to suspect that her neighbor is harboring criminal secrets.

August 2020

Leopoldstadt

by Tom Stoppard

Humane and heart-breaking, a passionate drama of love, family, and endurance

August 2020

Vesper Flights

by Helen Macdonald

From the New York Times bestselling author of H is for Hawk and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, comes a transcendent collection of essays about the natural world

September 2020

The Forger’s Daughter

by Bradford Morrow

Threats, promises, and the allure of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tamerlane—the rarest book in American literature—pull readers back into the dangerous world of literary forgery in this heart-stopping sequel to The Forgers

September 2020

Queen of the Court

by Madeleine Blais

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Madeleine Blais, the dramatic and untold story of legendary tennis star and international celebrity, Alice Marble

September 2020

America

by Francois Busnel

From the bestselling literary magazine that took France by storm after its launch in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, a collection of pieces by today’s leading Francophone writers that constructs a unique map of America

September 2020

The Awkward Black Man

by Walter Mosley

A masterful collection of stories that showcases one of the country’s most beloved and acclaimed writers—award-winning author, Walter Mosley

September 2020

A Cry from the Far Middle

by P. J. O’Rourke

Observations on the present political moment, and the absurdity that defines it, from the best man for the job: bestselling author and acclaimed satirist P.J. O’Rourke

September 2020

Clear My Name

by Paula Daly

A rising star in domestic suspense broadens her canvas in a brilliant new thriller in which a woman convicted of murdering her husband’s lover waits to be exonerated by a female investigator battling her own dark past

September 2020

Fentanyl, Inc.

by Ben Westhoff

A remarkable four-year investigation into the dangerous world of synthetic drugs—from black market drug factories in China to users and dealers on the streets of the U.S. to harm reduction activists in Europe—which reveals for the first time the next wave of the opioid epidemic

September 2020

Frankissstein

by Jeanette Winterson

From internationally bestselling icon Jeanette Winterson comes her most highly anticipated new book since Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal?, about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire

September 2020

Tough Luck

by Richard Rosen

A remarkable tale of a golden son and his disgraced father, layered over the unforgettable era of Brooklyn mobsters and the rise of the National Football League

October 2020

Chicago’s Great Fire

by Carl Smith

From an acclaimed historian, the full and authoritative story of one of the most iconic disasters in American history, told through the vivid memories of those who experienced it

October 2020

Cardiff, by the Sea

by Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates, the “grand mistress of ghoulishness” (Publishers Weekly), showcases her mastery in four deeply disturbing novellas that will leave the reader both quaking and pining for more

October 2020

Chicago’s Great Fire

by Carl Smith

From an acclaimed historian, the full and authoritative story of one of the most iconic disasters in American history, told through the vivid memories of those who experienced it

October 2020

Earthlings

by Sayaka Murata

From the beloved author of cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than a million copies worldwide, comes a spellbinding and otherworldly novel about a young girl who believes she is an alien

October 2020

Still Life

by Val McDermid

From internationally bestselling author Val McDermid comes a propulsive new Karen Pirie thriller that delves into a historic missing persons case, fake identities, and art forgery

October 2020

Freeman’s: Love

by John Freeman

The latest installment from “a powerful force in the literary world” (Los Angeles Times) Freeman’s turns to one of the greatest elevating forces of life: love

October 2020

A Lover’s Discourse

by Xiaolu Guo

A story of desire, love, language, and the meaning of home—told through conversations between a Chinese graduate student and an Australian man, falling in love against the backdrop of Brexit London

October 2020

Shuggie Bain

by Douglas Stuart

A stunning debut novel by a masterful writer telling the heartwrenching story of a young boy and his alcoholic mother, whose love is only matched by her pride

October 2020

The Old Success

by Martha Grimes

In The Old Success, the twenty-fifth mystery in the bestselling Richard Jury series by MWA Grand Master Martha Grimes, an unlikely trio of detectives teams up to solve three puzzling murders that span three English counties.

October 2020

How the Dead Speak

by Val McDermid

The latest in internationally bestselling crime writer Val McDermid’s beloved series, How The Dead Speak reunites Tony Hill and Carol Jordan after a mysterious skeleton turns up on the grounds of an old orphanage

November 2020

A Galway Epiphany

by Ken Bruen

In the newest novel in Bruen’s thrilling series, ex-cop turned private eye Jack Taylor is pulled out of his quiet new life on a farm by three mysteries that soon prove dangerously linked

November 2020

Double Agent

by Tom Bradby

From British journalist and bestselling author, Tom Bradby, a sequel to Secret Service that pushes senior MI6 agent Kate Henderson to her limits as she tries to unmask the Russian spy holding the nation’s highest office

November 2020

Sicily ’43

by James Holland

A major new history of one of World War II’s most crucial campaigns—the first Allied attack on European soil—by the acclaimed author of Normandy ’44 and a rising star in military history

November 2020

The Last Giants

by Levison Wood

November 2020

The Harpy

by Megan Hunter

Part revenge tale, part fairy tale, The Harpy is an electrifying story of marriage, infidelity, and power by the author of the #1 Indie Next Pick The End We Start From, Megan Hunter

November 2020

The Fallen Angel

by Tracy Borman

In the gripping conclusion to Tracy Borman’s Stuart-era trilogy, Frances Gorges must face a dangerous new enemy deep within the court of James I

November 2020

Midnight Train to Prague

by Carol Windley

With shades of Amy Bloom’s Away, Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See, and Shirley Hazzard’s classic The Bay of Noon, Carol Windley’s breakout is a timeless tale of friendship, romance, betrayal, and survival set in a Europe torn apart by world war.

November 2020

The Middleman and Other Stories

by Bharati Mukherjee

“Bharati Mukherjee, in this astonishing second book of short stories, zeroes in on uneasy terrain that no one has looked at with quite so clear an eye since approximately World War II, the queasy crucible in which the American identity itself is alloyed.” –Chicago Tribune

December 2020

Eddie’s Boy

by Thomas Perry

Thomas Perry’s Edgar Award–winning Butcher’s Boy is back and redeploying the violent ways of his youth to escape a new reward on his head in Eddie’s Boy

December 2020

All the Young Men

by Ruth Coker Burks

All The Young Men, a gripping and triumphant tale of human compassion, is the true story of Ruth Coker Burks, a young single mother in Hot Springs, Arkansas, who finds herself driven to the forefront of the AIDS crisis, and becoming a pivotal activist in America’s fight against AIDS

December 2020

Wild Minds

by Reid Mitenbuler

The vivid and untold story of the Golden Age of classic animation and the often larger-than-life artists who created some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the twentieth century

December 2020

Blue Movie

by Terry Southern

“Terry Southern writes a mean, coolly deliberate, and murderous prose.” —Norman Mailer

January 2021

Breath Taking

by Michael J. Stephen

From an expert in pulmonary medicine, the story of our extraordinary lungs, the organ that both explains our origins and holds the keys to our future as a species

January 2021

The Ocean House

by Mary-Beth Hughes

A stunning story  cycle  from bestselling New York Times notable author, Mary-Beth Hughes, The Ocean House explores the fractured lives of families from a beach town on the Jersey Shore  as the consequences of loss pass through generations