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January 2019

How to Fix the Future

by Andrew Keen

As our world continues to be fundamentally changed by the Digital Revolution, this essential book by a leading Internet commentator shows how to preserve the fundamentals of humanity and civilized society in our perilous digital future.

January 2019

Happiness

by Aminatta Forna

A delicate tale of love and loss, of cruelty and kindness, from Aminatta Forna.

January 2019

Phone

by Will Self

“Will Self’s brilliant new novel is an epic anti-tweet . . . the third part of a defiant, self-consciously modernist trilogy. . . staggeringly ambitious, frighteningly intelligent, ludicrous, and brilliant. . . .” —Daily Telegraph (UK)

January 2019

The Book of Dave

by Will Self

Available from Grove for the first time, Will Self’s much-celebrated novel, dubbed by Sam Lipsyte “his satiric masterpiece . . . gripping, funny, and pleasurably intricate”

February 2019

State Counsellor

by Boris Akunin

From the writer who reinvented the Russian crime novel, a gripping tale of political subterfuge and murder in turn-of-the-century Moscow featuring the inimitable hero Erast Fandorin.

February 2019

The Coronation

by Boris Akunin

From Russia’s bestselling and most celebrated crime fiction writer, Boris Akunin, The Coronation casts Fandorin in a swashbuckling tale of abduction and intrigue, set during the build-up to the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II

February 2019

El Norte

by Carrie Gibson

A sweeping saga of the Spanish history and influence in North America over five centuries, from the acclaimed author of Empire’s Crossroads

February 2019

Europe: A Natural History

by Tim Flannery

From internationally bestselling author and celebrated scientist Tim Flannery, a history of Europe unlike any before: an ecological account of the land itself and the forces shaping life on it.

February 2019

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

by Tracy Borman

From acclaimed historian Tracy Borman, a penetrating new portrait of Henry VIII and the men who greatly impacted his life and historic reign

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February 2019

House Arrest

by Mike Lawson

In the thirteenth book in Mike Lawson’s celebrated series, Joe DeMarco finds himself on the wrong side of an investigation—in the wake of a political assassination, he’s been framed as the killer.

February 2019

An Arabian Journey

by Levison Wood

From award-winning TV adventurer and best-selling travel writer Levison Wood, an enthralling account of his expedition around the Arabian Peninsula, from Iraq to Lebanon.

February 2019

Elsewhere, Home

by Leila Aboulela

The first new collection of stories from the New York Times Notable author since winning the Caine Prize, Elsewhere, Home offers a rich tableau of life as an immigrant abroad, attempting to navigate the conflicts of assimilation and difference in an unfamiliar world.

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February 2019

The Heavens

by Sandra Newman

A work of rare literary brilliance and emotional power, The Heavens is a mesmerizing novel of love and dreams that moves between a reimagined New York City and Elizabethan England and asks how our world comes to be

February 2019

Long Shot

by Azad

A gripping narrative by an Iran-born Kurdish journalist who joined the ranks of the Kurdish army as a sniper in the fight against ISIS

February 2019

Love Had a Compass

by Robert Lax

“Among America’s greatest poets, a true minimalist who can weave awesome poems from remarkably few words.” –Richard Kostelanetz, The New York Times Book Review

February 2019

House Witness

by Mike Lawson

The twelfth novel in the Joe DeMarco series, Mike Lawson puts his likable protagonist on the trail of a different kind of fixer.

February 2019

Pure Hollywood

by Christine Schutt

“Don’t be fooled by its size. This book is a masterwork that hits way harder than its weight class, and achieves what great fiction always achieves—it commands us to be aware.” —Matt Sumell, author of Making Nice

February 2019

Sharp

by Michelle Dean

From celebrated literary critic Michelle Dean, a powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amid a culture of sexism

March 2019

The Temptation of Forgiveness

by Donna Leon

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences.

March 2019

Solitary

by Albert Woodfox

The extraordinary saga of a man who, despite spending four decades in solitary confinement for a crime of which he was innocent, inspired fellow prisoners, and now all of us, with his humanity

March 2019

Unto Us a Son Is Given

by Donna Leon

For the 28th novel in Donna Leon’s bestselling mystery series, the apparent indiscretion of an elderly family friend involves a reluctant Commissario Guido Brunetti . . . until the sudden natural death of his friend sets in motion a murder

March 2019

The Bird King

by G. Willow Wilson

A fantastical journey set at the height of the Spanish Inquisition from the award-winning author of Alif the Unseen and writer of the Ms. Marvel series, G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King is a jubilant story of love versus power, religion versus faith, and freedom versus safety.

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March 2019

The Club

by Takis Wuerger

A runaway international bestseller from a brilliant young German writer, set in the hallowed halls of Cambridge University, The Club is a smoldering story of class, privilege, and matters of the heart

March 2019

The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack

by HM Naqvi

From the DSC award-winning author of Home Boy comes “noisy, rambunctious, hilarious novel” (John Freeman)—an exuberantly told, fresh tale of one gloriously unaccomplished man, his impending death, and the history and life of his bustling, shape-shifting city

March 2019

Totally Wired

by Andrew Smith

From award-winning journalist Andrew Smith, the never before told story of the late 1990s dot-com bubble, its tumultuous crash, and the rise and fall of the visionary pioneer at its epicenter.

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March 2019

Halibut on the Moon

by David Vann

Hailed as “a writer to read and reread” (Economist), who “tracks the same wild territory as Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy” (Observer), New York Times Notable author David Vann delivers a darkly intimate portrait of a man teetering on the precipice of life and death.

March 2019

Flash and Filigree

by Terry Southern
The new edition of Terry Southern’s “brainy-yet-groovy”(New York Times) satirical novel Flash and Filigree

March 2019

Great Expectations

by Kathy Acker

Beginning as a rewriting of Charles Dickens classic of the same name, Great Expectations spirals into Kathy Acker’s most notorious work of textual appropriation and literary homage, creating “variations on classic literary texts . . . [which] subvert all of our traditional expectations concerning causality, narrative form and moral sensibility.”—(Michiko Kakutani, New York Times)

March 2019

A Good Day to Die

by Jim Harrison

“[Harrison] knows life in a way that few will admit to, and writes about it in a ribald, vigorous, and intelligent fashion. . . . A national treasure.” —Chicago Tribune

March 2019

Country Dark

by Chris Offutt

Chris Offutt’s long-awaited return to fiction after nearly two decades, Country Dark is a fierce noir-inflected novel about a good man pushed by circumstance into crime.

March 2019

The Knowledge

by Martha Grimes

In the new mystery in the bestselling Richard Jury series, MWA Grand Master Martha Grimes brings London’s finest and “the Filth” together on a double-homicide case that involves Kenyan art, rare gems, astrophysics, and a long-fermented act of revenge

March 2019

Warlock

by Jim Harrison

“A rich and sparkling novel.”—Los Angeles Times

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

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

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

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

May 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.

May 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