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April 2020

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

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April 2020

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 2020

Drawing Conclusions

by Donna Leon

The landmark twentieth novel in the celebrated Commissario Guido Brunetti series.

April 2020

How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

by Elizabeth F. Thompson

The story of a pivotal moment in modern world history, when Arabs established a representative democracy — and how the West crushed it

April 2020

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 2020

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

April 2020

The Art of Political Murder

by Francisco Goldman

The Art of Political Murder is both a page-turner and a searing indictment of a corrosive brand of politics that has overwhelmed a nation . . . In these dark times, Goldman offers a rare gift: a reason for hope, a story about the limits of impunity, an improbable and inspiring case study of success.” —Daniel Alarcón, San Francisco Chronicle

May 2020

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

May 2020

The Louvre

by James Gardner

The fascinating and little-known story of the Louvre, from its inception as a humble fortress to its transformation into the palatial residence of the kings of France and then into the world’s greatest art museum

May 2020

Correspondents

by Tim Murphy

“Murphy artfully connects multiple narratives to produce a sprawling tale of love, family, duty, war, and displacement. It is above all a stinging indictment of the ill-fated war in Iraq and the heavy tolls it continues to exact on its people.”—Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner

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May 2020

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 2020

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

May 2020

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.

May 2020

Deep River

by Karl Marlantes

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War, a rich family saga about Finnish immigrants who settle and tame the Pacific Northwest, set against the early labor movements, World War I, and the upheaval of early twentieth-century America

May 2020

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond

by John Zada

Set in a wild and immaculate landscape threatened by industry and environmental degradation, a compassionate and gripping exploration of one of the world’s most baffling mysteries—the existence of the Sasquatch

May 2020

Normandy ’44

by James Holland

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a new history of the momentous Normandy campaign with fresh insights from award-winning historian James Holland

May 2020

The Land of Flickering Lights

by Michael Bennet

“We had become the land of flickering lights, in which the standard of success was not what we were doing for the next generation of Americans, or to enhance our role in the world, but instead whether we had kept government open for another few minutes.” — Michael Bennet

June 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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

June 2020

The Lost Pianos of Siberia

by Sophy Roberts

From acclaimed journalist Sophy Roberts, a journey through one of the harshest landscapes on earth — where music reveals the deep humanity and the rich history of Siberia

June 2020

Miss Iceland

by Audur Ava Olafsdottir

The extraordinary new novel from Nordic Council Literature Prize-winning Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Miss Iceland tells the incisive story of Hekla, a brilliant young woman named after an active volcano who longs to make it as a writer in 1960s Iceland

July 2020

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 2020

House Privilege

by Mike Lawson

In House Privilege, the fourteenth novel in the DeMarco series, Mike Lawson sends his likable protagonist on a journey that begins in Boston and ends up in a country beyond the reach of the law

July 2020

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

July 2020

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

July 2020

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 2020

Leopoldstadt

by Tom Stoppard

Humane and heart-breaking, a passionate drama of love, family, and endurance

August 2020

Cry Baby

by Mark Billingham

The latest thriller from internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham takes us back to the origins of Tom Thorne

August 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

August 2020

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

September 2020

Queen of the Court

by Madeleine Blais

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Madeleine Blais, the dramatic and untold story of legendary tennis star and international celebrity, Alice Marble

October 2020

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

December 2020

Blue Movie

by Terry Southern

“Terry Southern writes a mean, coolly deliberate, and murderous prose.” —Norman Mailer