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March 2020

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

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March 2020

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 2020

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

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March 2020

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

March 2020

First, Catch

by Thom Eagle

Praised in Britain as a return to a forgotten tradition of literary food writing, a delectable and surprising celebration of cooking through the story of an early spring meal

March 2020

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 2020

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

March 2020

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 2020

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

March 2020

The Paper Wasp

by Lauren Acampora

An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women’s dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood.

March 2020

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

March 2020

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.

April 2020

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 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

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

June 2020

Leopoldstadt

by Tom Stoppard

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

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