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April 2019

At Briarwood School for Girls

by Michael Knight

From the award-winning writer of Eveningland and The Typist, Michael Knight, At Briarwood School for Girls is an incisive, witty, beautifully-written novel set at a boarding school in the Virginia countryside

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April 2019

The Last Stone

by Mark Bowden

From “master of narrative journalism” (New York Times) and #1 bestselling author Mark Bowden, comes a gripping true crime story about the disappearance of two girls in 1975, and the extraordinary effort—40 years later—to bring their kidnapper to justice

April 2019

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense

by 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

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April 2019

The Parisian

by 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.

April 2019

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 2019

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

April 2019

Black Hawk Down

by Mark Bowden

“Amazing . . . One of the most intense, visceral reading experiences imaginable. . . . The individual stories are woven together in such a compelling and expert fashion, the narrative flows so seamlessly, that it’s hard to imagine that this is not fiction.” —Michael Maren, The Philadelphia Inquirer

May 2019

The Woman in the Blue Cloak

by Deon Meyer

Internationally acclaimed writer Deon Meyer returns to his beloved Benny Griessel series with a case that combines the disappearance of an Old Masters painting with a grisly murder

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May 2019

Red Birds

by Mohammed Hanif

From the prize-winning author hailed as “Pakistan’s brightest voice” (Guardian), comes a powerful and darkly satirical novel about the the harsh, absurd hypocrisies of American intervention in the Muslim world

May 2019

The Unknowns

by Patrick K. O’Donnell

The award-winning author of Washington’s Immortals offers a searing narrative that takes readers into the heart of combat in the Great War.

May 2019

Exploding Data

by Michael Chertoff

A powerful argument for new laws and policies regarding cyber-security, from the former Secretary of Homeland Security

May 2019

The Comeback

by Daniel de Vise

Fame. Fall. Redemption. The dramatic life story of America’s greatest cyclist, three-time winner of the Tour de France

May 2019

The Killing Habit

by Mark Billingham

Two distinctive killers, two detectives with distinctly different styles—Thorne and Tanner again end up joining forces in the new thriller from internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham

May 2019

The King’s Witch

by Tracy Borman

The first in a trilogy of historical novels set at the dramatic endpoint of the Tudor reign and the dangerous start of the Stuart era

May 2019

Snap

by 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.

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May 2019

Correspondents

by Tim Murphy

“Murphy artfully connects multiple narratives to produce a sprawling tale of love, family, duty, war, and displacement. It is above all a stinging indictment of the ill-fated war in Iraq and the heavy tolls it continues to exact on its people.”—Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner

June 2019

Code Blue

by 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

June 2019

Kathleen Hale Is a Crazy Stalker

by Kathleen Hale

A captivating collection of essays that are unlike anything you’ve ever read before, exploring sexual assault, online obsession, motherhood, and the best way to kill a feral hog

June 2019

Normandy ’44

by James Holland

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a new history of the momentous Normandy campaign with fresh insights from award-winning historian James Holland

June 2019

Their Little Secret

by Mark Billingham

In the latest novel by internationally bestselling crime master Mark Billingham featuring Tom Thorne, “the next superstar detective” (Lee Child), a seemingly straightforward suicide turns into a chilling story of obsession, deception, and murder.

June 2019

The Gay Metropolis

by Charles Kaiser

“The landmark portrait of 20th-century New York viewed through the eyes of gay New Yorkers . . . Mr. Kaiser guides us through the amazing changes in gay life at the dawn of the new millennium.” —The New York Observer

June 2019

The Paper Wasp

by Lauren Acampora

An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women’s dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood.

June 2019

The Magic Christian

by Terry Southern

“Mr. Southern is wonderfully prodigal of comic ideas. . . . An enormously funny and satisfying satire, done with a great thrifty distinction.” —The Spectator

June 2019

Pass Over

by Antoinette Nwandu

From an extraordinary new voice in American theater, a startling play that examines the cyclical ravages of racial injustice and violence on two young black men.

June 2019

Open Me

by Lisa Locascio

A political and erotically-charged debut that follows a young American woman’s transformative journey during one pivotal summer abroad hailed by Viet Thanh Nguyen as “unflinching in its portrayal of sex, desire, racism, and the excitement and confusion of youth.”

June 2019

Jesus Saves

by Darcey Steinke

“A disturbingly beautiful piece of writing. Darcey Steinke has found a trashy and intensely spiritual poetry in the suburban malls and backwoods of the South, and she has set them before us in gorgeous, unsettling prose.” –The New York Times Book Review

June 2019

Small Fry

by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

June 2019

Dead Wrong

by Randall Sullivan

Acclaimed journalist Randall Sullivan delivers an explosive investigation into the murder of the Notorious B.I.G., with exclusive material from the FBI investigation and his estate’s wrongful death suit against the City of Los Angeles.

July 2019

The Bouncer

by David Gordon

In this riotous caper from Edgar Award finalist David Gordon, the CIA, FBI, and nearly every level of organized crime collide with a singularly evil domestic terrorist and a reluctant bandit known by all as “Joe the Bouncer”

July 2019

Deep River

by Karl Marlantes

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War, a rich family saga about Finnish immigrants who settle and tame the Pacific Northwest, set against the early labor movements, World War I, and the upheaval of early twentieth-century America

July 2019

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond

by John Zada

Set in a wild and immaculate landscape threatened by industry and environmental degradation, a compassionate and gripping exploration of one of the world’s most baffling mysteries—the existence of the Sasquatch

July 2019

Gettysburg

by Kevin Morris

From the critically acclaimed author of All Joe Knight and White Man’s Problems, a bold and wildly engaging novel about the midlife crisis of an entertainment lawyer in Hollywood, who takes on a part in a Civil War re-enactment in order to escape the monotony of his ordinary life.

July 2019

The Hard Stuff

by David Gordon

In the hotly-anticipated sequel to David Gordon’s critically-acclaimed and “brilliantly goofy” (New York Times) The Bouncer, New York City’s most hardened mob bosses team up once again, this time to pull off a high-stakes drug heist.

July 2019

For All Mankind

by Harry Hurt III

“Irresistible yarns . . . underlined by the great courage of men who trusted machines, risked all and won. Hurt models their war stories into one grand collective voyage.” –Chicago Tribune

July 2019

The New Inheritors

by Kent Wascom

The third novel from “one of the most exhilarating historical novelists in the country” (Washington Post), set in New Orleans, the Mississippi coast, Cuba, and Nicaragua in the early decades of the twentieth century, The New Inheritors is a masterful portrait of young love and a family driven apart by greed, anger, and matters of the heart

August 2019

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 2019

The Yellow House

by Sarah M. Broom

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.

August 2019

Liver

by Will Self

August 2019

Virgil Wander

by Leif Enger

The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander follows the inhabitants of a Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart.

August 2019

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.