Book List in Order: 66 titles


  • Lily Tuck’s critically-lauded, bestselling I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS was hailed by the Boston Globe as “an artfully crafted still life of one couple’s marriage.” In her singular new novel SISTERS, Tuck gives a very different portrait of mar...





  • The latest installment in Val McDermid’s popular series featuring psychologist Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan In the north of England, single women are beginning to disappear from weddings. A wedding crasher is luring the women away―only...



  • Pascal Mercier’s NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON mesmerized readers around the world, and went on to become an international bestseller, establishing Mercier as a breakthrough European literary talent. Now, in LEA, he returns with a tender, impassioned, and ...



  • An extraordinary new novel by Samantha Harvey―whose books have been nominated for the Man Booker Prize, the Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), and the Guardian First Book Award―THE WESTERN WIND is a riveting story of faith, ...



  • It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property d...



  • Nico Storm and his father, Willem, drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land. A devastating virus has swept over the planet, and they are among its few survivors. Nico―although he is still only a boy―is gifted with supe...



  • London, 1958. Chief Superintendent Frederick Troy of Scotland Yard―newly promoted after good service during Nikita Khrushchev’s visit to Britain―is not looking forward to a European trip with his older brother, Rod. Rod has decided to take his ...



  • Kathy Acker’s practice of literary appropriation and pastiche made her notorious―as a rebel and a groundbreaker―when GREAT EXPECTATIONS was first published in 1982. Here, she begins rewriting Charles Dickens’s classic―splicing it with passa...







  • Selling over 100,000 copies in India, where it was published first in the original Tamil and then in a celebrated translation by Penguin India, Perumal Murugan’s ONE PART WOMAN has become a cult phenomenon in the subcontinent, captivating Indian re...



  • Haven’t we all wanted to pretend everything’s perfectly fine? Jane Campbell avoids confrontation at all costs. Given the choice, she’ll always let her husband, Leon―a bestselling thriller author―fight their battles. She’d prefer to focus ...



  • The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging ...



  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner James Carlos Blake delves back into the dark realms of the Wolfe family, a clan whose roots run deep on both sides of the United States-Mexico border, and whose prevailing interests straddle both sides of the law. ...



  • Leo Maxwell is no ordinary attorney. He spends as much time tracking corrupt politicians and gangland leaders across the Bay area to piece together the facts of a crime as he does crafting courtroom rhetoric. But Leo has never quite recovered from di...



  • “A storyteller of the first order.”―Joshua Ferris “Josh Weil is a spectacular talent.”―Lauren Groff Following his debut Dayton Literary Peace Prize-winning novel, The Great Glass Sea, Sue Kaufman Prize winner and National Book Foundation ...



  • A convention-defying novel by bestselling writer Walter Mosley, JOHN WOMAN recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor―while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the ...



  • With PARIS IN THE DARK, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler returns to his lauded Christopher Marlowe Cobb series and proves once again that he can craft “a ripping good yarn” (Wall Street Journal) with unmistakably literary underpinnings. ...



  • Music and war, war and music―these are the twin motifs around which Bradford Morrow, recipient of the Academy Award in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, has composed his magnum opus, THE PRAGUE SONATA, a novel more than a dozen...



  • Paula Daly is acclaimed for her distinctive voice, masterful plotting, and terrifying depictions of ordinary people whose everyday lives are turned upside down through deception and murder. In her unsettling new domestic thriller, THE TROPHY CHILD, D...







  • A national bestseller from the “prolific and exceptionally insightful” (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, DIFFICULT WOMEN is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America. DIFFICULT WOMEN tells...



  • Preempted by publishers around the world within days of the 2016 London Book Fair, THE END WE START FROM heralds the arrival of Megan Hunter, a dazzling and unique literary talent. Hunter's debut is a searing original, a modern-day parable of rebirth...



  • Teenage Linda lives with her parents in the austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an outsider at school, Linda is drawn to the enigmati...




  • A sensual and Gothic tale of obsession and sexual awakening, Sabine is a tasty literary treat by an anonymous author that features old money and older secrets, spoiled schoolgirls, lesbians, and a school that may or may not be run by a vampire. It is...





  • Chapter 1 (noon prayer)The story opens with the main character, Raouf, on his way to celebrate the Muslim feast of the Sacrifice Eid-al Adha with a fellow computer designer named Athmane. An only child, Raouf was raised by immigrant parents (Egyptian...




  • In a pitch-perfect, deeply satisfying work of fiction selected as a New York Times Notable Book, a Publishers Weekly Best Book, and recipient of the gold Medal for Fiction from the Commonwealth Club of California, master storyteller L'Heureux enters ...



  • Literature is full of lyrical odes to the glory of falling in love. But what of its opposite -- the moment when it becomes clear that things are indisputably over? Dumped is a survey of every type of romantic crack-up, a group of stories full of the ...







  • Published in the U.S. since 1979, Granta is a handsomely illustrated paperback featuring outstanding articles. “Granta’s contributors constitute an impossibly distinguished list.” — The Washington Post...



  • A powerful tale of romantic regret (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer), On the Water tells the poignant story of Anton and David, two oarsmen trained by a mysterious German coach in the golden Amsterdam summer of 1939. Anton stands on the banks of his b...



  • The most important new literary journal to emerge since Granta, Open City has published some of the best work by major writers and artists such as Mary Gaitskill, Denis Johnson, Jeff Koons, David Foster Wallace, Irvine Welsh, Terry Southern, Patrick ...





  • Alex D. is on the verge of just about everything and consumed by a restless, unanswered longing that rebels against jumping through the hoops of school. Staring down the tunnel to a mundane adulthood, he is appalled by the banality and overwhelming p...



  • From the acclaimed writer Susan Minot, author of Monkeys, Lust & Other Stories, and Folly, and the legendary filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci, director of Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor (winner of nine Academy Awards, including Best Director and ...



  • Bongwater is a novel that wavers along the solar eclipse of the American Dream, a neo-Beat, grungeoisie love story that has all the authenticity and none of the pretension of its forerunners, a book that will be for the slacker generation of the nine...



  • The popularity of the Chinese storyteller goes back to the marketplace of the T'ang dynasty, but the familiar figure came into its own in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. This selection of stories from Feng Menglong's collection, Stories Old and...
















  • Three fortunate young sailors on leave in Japan are the guests of a virile and generous merchant. On offer is the kind of sensual entertainment traditionally enjoyed by the sophisticated palates of the East; dancing girls and geishas, actresses and m...












  • A young and impressionable French maiden, witness to the finest--and lustiest manifestations of physical passion, now finds herself locked in a loveless marriage. Can there be a worse fate than this for a passionate woman? Surely there must be a way ...











  • Wealth has its privileges, as the group of hapless young women entrusted to rich libertines Dolly and Jack soon discover. The discipline-minded duo gleefully describe the seduction of and erotic punishments they inflict on their innocent charges in a...














  • Coming-of-age tale about a young girl who is slowly but surely (and lingeringly) initiated into the world of womanhood, and dominatrix-dom. First trained by Lady Julia Tingle, Astrid becomes a feared and desired mistress in her own right, leading us ...