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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.

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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 heroic actions of the Marbleheaders from Massachusetts

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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

Book of the Little Axe

by Lauren Francis-Sharma

Ambitious and masterfully wrought, Lauren Francis-Sharma’s Book of the Little Axe is an incredible journey, spanning decades and oceans from Trinidad to the American West during the tumultuous days of warring colonial powers and westward expansion.

May 2021

The Shapeless Unease

by Samantha Harvey

A genre-defying debut memoir of insomnia by Betty Trask Prize-winner and one of our most singular stylists, Samantha Harvey

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

When the Stars Begin to Fall

by Theodore Roosevelt Johnson

A bold, thought-provoking pathway to the national solidarity that could, finally, address the ills of racism in America

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 gripping and biting story of ambition and betrayal, following two young Communist revolutionaries whose forbidden love sets them apart from their traditionally minded village, as the Cultural Revolution sweeps the nation

June 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

June 2021

The Killing Hills

by Chris Offutt

Acclaimed literary author Chris Offutt now delivers a breakout novel — The Killing Hills, a literary crime novel set in the Kentucky hills in which an Army CID agent on leave ends up investigating a murder and setting the secretive holler clans on edge

June 2021

All of Us

by A. F. Carter

A twisting, thrilling suspense novel about a woman with dissociative identity disorder borne of unspeakable childhood trauma who must face her abuser’s release from prison

June 2021

Clean Hands

by Patrick Hoffman

From Patrick Hoffman, CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award finalist and critically acclaimed author of The White Van and Every Man a Menace, comes a breakout thriller about a powerful law firm on the brink of disaster, and the woman charged with making all their problems go away

June 2021

Sundog

by Jim Harrison

“A feisty, passionate novel.” —Newsday

June 2021

The Remarkable Life of the Skin

by Monty Lyman

The first popular science book to address the skin in its multifaceted physical, psychological, and social aspects

July 2021

The Brilliant Abyss

by Helen Scales

A marine biologist vividly brings alive the extraordinary ecosystem of the deep ocean—a realm about which we know less than we do about the Moon—and shows how protecting rather than exploiting it will benefit mankind

July 2021

The Wonder Test

by Michelle Richmond

New York Times bestselling author Michelle Richmond introduces a tough and spirited new protagonist, FBI Agent Lina Connerly, in this exhilarating race to save Silicon Valley teens from their own parents’ ambition and greed

July 2021

Magma

by Thora Hjorleifsdottir

A compulsive, propulsive debut about a young woman’s haunting experience of love, abuse, and sex in an era of pornification by one of Iceland’s most provocative writers

July 2021

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

July 2021

The Case of the Vanishing Blonde

by Mark Bowden

From Mark Bowden, a “master of narrative journalism” (New York Times), comes a true-crime collection both deeply chilling and impossible to put down

July 2021

Crooked Hallelujah

by Kelli Jo Ford

The remarkable debut from Plimpton Prize Winner Kelli Jo Ford, Crooked Hallelujah follows four generations of Cherokee women across four decades

July 2021

The Bones of Wolfe

by James Carlos Blake

From CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger Award finalist James Carlos Blake, a gripping new installment follows the Wolfe clan on a search for a long-lost relative that inadvertently becomes tangled with increasingly dangerous characters

August 2021

Rabbit Hole

by Mark Billingham

The latest thriller from internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham, a standalone with a hint of the legendary DI Tom Thorne

August 2021

The Irish Assassins

by Julie Kavanagh

A brilliant work of historical true crime charting a pivotal event in the l9th century, the Phoenix Park murders in Dublin, that gripped the world and forever altered the course of Irish history, from renowned journalist, former New Yorker London editor, and Costa Biography Award finalist Julie Kavanagh

August 2021

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 2021

The Human Zoo

by Sabina Murray

A blistering new novel that follows a Filipino American journalist’s return to dictatorship-ruled Manila to research her book on tribes from a “cracklingly original” (Elle) and “singular” (New York Times Book Review) author, PEN Faulkner award-winner, Sabina Murray

August 2021

Gordo

by Jaime Cortez

Shedding profound natural light on the inner lives of migrant workers, Jaime Cortez’s debut collection ushers in a new era of American literature that gives voice to a marginalized generation of migrant workers in the West

September 2021

Late City

by Robert Olen Butler

A 115-year-old man lies on his deathbed as the 2016 election results arrive, and revisits his life in this moving story of love, fatherhood, and the American century from Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler

September 2021

Triple Cross

by Tom Bradby

From British journalist and bestselling author, Tom Bradby, a brilliantly plotted sequel to Double Agent which draws former MI6 agent Kate Henderson back into her quest to unmask a Russian agent in the British government

September 2021

Things I Have Withheld

by Kei Miller

Acclaimed Forward Prize winner, novelist, and poet, Kei Miller’s linked collection of essays blends memoir and literary commentary to explore the silences that exist in our conversations about race, sex, and gender

September 2021

The Wrong End of the Telescope

by Rabih Alameddine

By National Book Award and the National Book Critics’ Circle Award finalist for An Unnecessary Woman, Rabih Alameddine, comes a transporting new novel about an Arab American trans woman’s journey among Syrian refugees on Lesbos island

October 2021

1979

by Val McDermid

Internationally bestselling author Val McDermid introduces her newest series in 1979, a propulsive new thriller that follows investigative journalist Allie Burns as she looks into the murder of a friend and fellow journalist during the upheaval of 1979

October 2021

King of the Blues

by Daniel de Visé

The first full and authoritative biography of an American—indeed a world-wide—musical and cultural legend

October 2021

The Pessimists

by Bethany Ball

From Center for Fiction First Novel Prize finalist Bethany Ball comes a biting and darkly funny new novel that follows a set of privileged, jaded Connecticut suburbanites whose cozy, seemingly picture-perfect lives begin to unravel amid shocking turns of fate and revelations of long-held secrets

October 2021

12 Bytes

by Jeanette Winterson

Twelve eye-opening, mind-expanding, funny and provocative essays on the implications of artificial intelligence for the way we live and the way we love from New York Times bestselling author Jeanette Winterson

October 2021

Freeman’s: Change

by John Freeman

Featuring thrilling new work from Lauren Groff, Ocean Vuong, Rickey Laurentiis, and more, the latest installment of the acclaimed literary journal Freeman’s explores the hope and pain of the ever-changing present

November 2021

Five Tuesdays in Winter

by Lily King

By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers, Lily King’s first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short stories

November 2021

Love in the Big City

by Sang Young Park

A funny, transporting, surprising, and poignant novel that was one of the highest selling debuts of recent years in Korea, Love in the Big City tells the story of a young gay man searching for happiness in the lonely city of Seoul

November 2021

Rock Concert

by Marc Myers

A lively, entertaining, wide-ranging oral history of the golden age of the rock concert based on over ninety interviews with musicians, promoters, stagehands, and others who contributed to the huge cultural phenomenon that is live rock

November 2021

The Search for the Genuine

by Jim Harrison

The first general nonfiction title in thirty years from a giant of American letters, The Search for the Genuine is a sparkling, definitive collection of Jim Harrison’s essays and journalism—some never before published

November 2021

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

by Gary Kinder

“A marvelous tale, with generous portions of history, adventure, intrigue, heroism, and high technology interwoven . . . Gary Kinder has the skill to put it all together, and luckily for us, we get to read it.” —Los Angeles Times