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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

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

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

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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

March 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

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March 2021

Every Drop of Blood

by Ed Achorn

A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story—Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln’s historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War

March 2021

Trace Elements

by Donna Leon

A woman’s cryptic dying words in a Venetian hospice lead Guido Brunetti to uncover a threat to the entire region in Donna Leon’s haunting twenty-ninth Brunetti novel

March 2021

Three Brothers

by Yan Lianke

The English-language nonfiction debut one of China’s most highly regarded writers, winner of the Franz Kafka Prize and twice finalist for the International Booker Prize, Three Brothers is a beautiful and heartwrenching memoir of the author’s childhood and family life during the Cultural Revolution

March 2021

The Good Killer

by Harry Dolan

In the newest thriller from best-selling author Harry Dolan, Sean Tennant stops a deadly mass shooter. And that act of courage may get him killed.

March 2021

She Lover of Death

by Boris Akunin

From Boris Akunin, the writer who invented the popular Russian crime novel, a gripping tale of a secret suicide society in turn-of-the-century Moscow featuring a naïve young protagonist and the inimitable hero Erast Fandorin

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

April 2021

Braised Pork

by An Yu

Beautiful, dreamlike, and utterly intoxicating, Braised Pork is the beguiling debut of an outstandingly talented young writer who is based in China but writes in English

April 2021

The Last Hunt

by Deon Meyer

From internationally acclaimed crime writer Deon Meyer, a new thriller featuring investigative superstars Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido

April 2021

Synthesizing Gravity

by Kay Ryan

The first-ever collection of essays by one of our most distinguished and distinctive poets, Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States Kay Ryan

April 2021

The Rise of the G.I. Army, 1940-1941

by Paul Dickson

The dramatic, untold story of how the American Army was mobilized from scattered outposts two years before Pearl Harbor into the disciplined and mobile fighting force that helped win World War II

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

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

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 heroic actions of the Marbleheaders from Massachusetts

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

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 III

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 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

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

Sundog

by Jim Harrison

“A feisty, passionate novel.” —Newsday

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 Hjortleifsdottir

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