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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

December 2020

A Small Town

by Thomas Perry

From 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 ingenuous jailbreak and the manhunt it unleashes

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

January 2021

Stella

by Takis Wuerger

From the internationally bestselling author of The Club comes a new novel of love and betrayal, set in Berlin in 1942

January 2021

Walking with Ghosts

by Gabriel Byrne

A highly anticipated memoir by Gabriel Byrne, the award-winning star of over 80 films, Walking with Ghosts is an exquisite portrait of an Irish childhood and a remarkable journey to Hollywood and Broadway success

January 2021

Pussy, King of the Pirates

by Kathy Acker

“Acker discards, mangles, and rewrites literary conventions. Using words as weapons to smash her way into modernity, she pushes language to the tension point, explodes and reclaims it. What emerges is a new way of writing, ensuring Acker’s place at the backbone of America’s postmodern literature.” –Boston Sunday Herald

January 2021

Why We Can’t Sleep

by Ada Calhoun

An instant New York Times bestseller—lauded by critics and TV personalities alike—and one of the most anticipated books of the year, Ada Calhoun’s Why We Can’t Sleep has ignited an essential conversation about the midlife realities faced by Gen X women, the generation raised to “have it all.”

January 2021

The Black Cabinet

by Jill Watts

A magnificently researched, dramatically told work of narrative nonfiction about the history, evolution, impact, and ultimate demise of what was known in the 1930s and 1940s as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Black Cabinet.

January 2021

Track Changes

by Sayed Kashua

From Bernstein Award-winner Sayed Kashua comes his fourth and most daring, intimate novel yet—a searing exploration of the stories Palestinians and Israelis tell themselves about their lives, their histories, and the blurred lines between personal and national memory

January 2021

Will

by Will Self

From “Britain’s reigning poet of the night” (Boston Globe), a long-awaited memoir of the artist as a young addict

January 2021

Wilmington’s Lie

by David Zucchino

From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans

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

February 2021

Exit

by Belinda Bauer

From the award-winning author of Snap and Rubbernecker, Exit is the story of Felix Pink, an older man with a group that helps people who have chosen to die with dignity — but there’s been a mistake, and Felix’s life is about to change forever

February 2021

Milk Blood Heat

by Dantiel Moniz

“A gorgeous debut” (Lauren Groff) from one of the most exciting discoveries in today’s literary landscape

February 2021

The Good Girls

by Sonia Faleiro

By the award-winning writer of Beautiful Thing, a masterly inquest into how the mysterious deaths of two teenage girls shone a light into the darkest corners of a nation

February 2021

Eight Days at Yalta

by Diana Preston

Meticulously researched and vividly written, published on the 75th anniversary of the historic Yalta conference, Eight Days at Yalta is the definitive new history of the meeting that reordered the world at the end of World War II

February 2021

Hammer to Fall

by John Lawton

The third Joe Wilderness spy thriller from a master of the genre, moving from icy Finland to tumultuous Cold War Prague, Hammer to Fall is a tale of vodka smuggling and a legendary female Red Army general who is playing a dangerous game

February 2021

Writers & Lovers

by Lily King

An extraordinary new novel of art, love, and ambition from Lily King, the New York Times bestselling author of Euphoria

March 2021

The Committed

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The sequel to The Sympathizer, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and went on to sell over a million copies worldwide, The Committed tells the story of “the man of two minds” as he comes as a refugee to France and turns his hand to capitalism

March 2021

Endpapers

by Alexander Wolff

A sweeping portrait of the turmoil of the twentieth century and the legacy of immigration, as seen through the German-American family of the celebrated book publisher Kurt Wolff

March 2021

Cloudmaker

by Malcolm Brooks

From the author of the national bestseller Painted Horses, a novel set during the Age of Aviation, in which a young tinkerer and an aspiring pilot building their own airplane unexpectedly come into possession of a rare Lindbergh flight watch owned by a bank robber whose fellow criminals want it back

March 2021

Transient Desires

by Donna Leon

In the landmark thirtieth installment of the bestselling series the New Yorker has called “an unusually potent cocktail of atmosphere and event,” Guido Brunetti is forced to confront an unimaginable crime

April 2021

House Standoff

by Mike Lawson

The fifteenth novel in Mike Lawson’s acclaimed series follows Joe DeMarco to Wyoming, scene of a storied armed standoff between a defiant cattle rancher and federal agents. But DeMarco doesn’t care about the standoff; this mission is personal for him

April 2021

Maxwell’s Demon

by Steven Hall

Fourteen years after the monumental publication of the international bestseller The Raw Shark Texts, Maxwell’s Demon heralds the triumphant return of Granta Best Young British Novelist Steven Hall

April 2021

Last Chance Texaco

by Rickie Lee Jones

A tender and intimate memoir by one of the most remarkable, trailblazing, and tenacious women in music, the two-time Grammy Award-winning “premiere song-stylist and songwriter of her generation” (New Yorker), Rickie Lee Jones

April 2021

The Bookseller of Florence

by Ross King

The bestselling author of Brunelleschi’s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling captures the excitement and spirit of the Renaissance in this chronicle of the life and work of “the king of the world’s booksellers” and the technological disruption that forever changed the ways knowledge spread

April 2021

Open Water

by Caleb Azumah Nelson

A stunning first novel about two young Black artists in London falling in and out of love by a new literary virtuoso, and finalist for the BBC Short Story Award, twenty-six-year-old writer and photographer Caleb Azumah Nelson

May 2021

Down the Highway

by Howard Sounes

“Sounes [has] produced [a] fascinating and finely written account of Dylan’s life and times, while managing at the same time to provide interesting evaluations of his music and cultural contribution.” —The New Republic

May 2021

Resistance

by Val McDermid

The first graphic novel from international bestselling crime novelist Val McDermid, Resistance is the story of a mysterious illness that sweeps through a British music festival and beyond, and the journalist who must rush to find the source of the outbreak before it becomes a full-blown pandemic

May 2021

Monkey Boy

by Francisco Goldman

A novel of enormous achievement, Monkey Boy tells the tale of Francisco Goldberg, a middle-aged writer who grapples with his heritage, career, and growing up Guatemalan and Jewish in America

May 2021

The Window Seat

by Aminatta Forna

A stunning new collection of essays from the award-winning author of Happiness, The Window Seat explores border crossings both literal and philosophical, our relationship with the natural world, and the stories that we tell ourselves

May 2021

Beastly Things

by Donna Leon

In the latest novel of this celebrated series, a dead man is found in a canal, and Brunetti will need all his ingenuity and resources to find out who he is and who killed him.

May 2021

The Indispensables

by Patrick K. O’Donnell

From the bestselling author of Washington’s Immortals and The Unknowns, an important new chronicle of the American Revolution heralding the heroism of the men from Marblehead, Massachusetts who helped to save the Continental Army and to found the navy, and who forged a uniquely diverse fighting unit a century and a half ahead of its time

June 2021

The Old Enemy

by Henry Porter

In this soaring third installment in internationally bestselling author Henry Porter’s “timely and terrific” (Mick Herron) Firefly series, former MI6 agent Paul Samson must dodge several attempts on his own life in order to expose a shadowy and dangerous enemy of western democracy

June 2021

Hard Like Water

by Yan Lianke

From a visionary, world-class writer, dubbed “China’s most controversial novelist” by the New Yorker, a rip-roaring adventure story and biting portrayal of the rise and fall of two young communist revolutionaries who fall in love and come to power during China’s Cultural Revolution