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.

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

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

From award-winning explorer and bestselling author Levison Wood, The Last Giants is a comprehensive exploration of the fascinating past, difficult present, and imperiled future of the African elephant

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 Curse of Oak Island

by Randall Sullivan

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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

November 2020

Galway Girl

by Ken Bruen

From “the Godfather of the modern Irish crime novel” (Irish Independent), the latest installment in Bruen’s addictive series finds ex-cop turned private eye Jack Taylor on the hunt for a psychotic assassin who has been killing Galway police officers, one by one.

November 2020

Palm Beach, Mar-a-Lago, and the Rise of America’s Xanadu

by Les Standiford

The full and colorful history of the American resort town that redefined class, wealth, and celebrity, by Florida’s preeminent historian and bestselling author

November 2020

Secret Service

by Tom Bradby

From British journalist and bestselling author, Tom Bradby, Secret Service is a fresh-from-the-headlines thriller that follows senior MI6 agent Kate Henderson as she races to unmask a Russian mole in the UK government.

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

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

March 2021

The Committed

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The sequel to The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Committed follows the “man of two minds” as he comes as a refugee to France and turns his hand to capitalism, dealing drugs in 1980s Paris but unable to escape his past

March 2021

Endpapers

by Alexander Wolff

A fascinating family story of exile, assimilation, and literary history, Endpapers recounts the extraordinary lives of the author’s grandfather and father, who survived the turmoil of Germany’s twentieth century and sought better lives in America

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

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

March 2021

No Going Back

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