Historical Fiction

The Frolic of the Beasts

The Frolic of the Beasts

Translated into English for the first time, a gripping short novel about an affair gone wrong, from the acclaimed Japanese author, Yukio Mishima. Set in rural Japan shortly after...

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Night of Camp David

Night of Camp David

 “What would happen if the president of the U.S.A. went stark-raving mad?” Back by popular demand, The New York Times calls the 1965 bestselling political thriller by the author of Seven Days...

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Killing Commendatore

Killing Commendatore

The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84 In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is...

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Love Is Blind

Love Is Blind

The Whitbread Award-winning author of A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award-winning Restless now gives us a sweeping new novel that unfolds across fin-de-siècle...

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Mrs. Osmond

Mrs. Osmond

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea, a dazzling and audacious new novel that extends the story of Isabel Archer, the heroine of Henry James's The Portrait of...

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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

On the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I: a hardcover edition of the classic tale of a young German soldier's harrowing experiences in the trenches, widely...

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Washington Black

Washington Black

• TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Slate• ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Boston Globe, NPR, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Economist,...

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The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls

One of The Washington Post's 50 Most Notable Books of 2018One of NPR's Best Books of 2018One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018 "An important, powerful, memorable book that invites us to look...

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1876

1876

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years. With their broad canvas and large cast of fictional...

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Creation

Creation

A sweeping novel of politics, war, philosophy, and adventure–in a restored edition, featuring never-before-published material from Gore Vidal’s original manuscript–Creation...

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Julian

Julian

Julian the Apostate was the nephew of Emperor Constantine the Great. Julian ascended to the throne in A.D. 361, at the age of twenty-nine, and was murdered four...

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

With a New IntroductionWashington, D.C., is the final installment in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire,his acclaimed six-volume series of historical novels about the American past. It offers an illuminating...

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The Cloven

The Cloven

The epic climax to B. Catling's beloved Vorrh Trilogy. A Vintage Books Original.   In the stunning conclusion to this endlessly imaginative saga, the young...

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The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom

The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom

A heartwarming amateur detective story set in Depression-era St. Louis from beloved author A. E. Hotchner.Street-savvy, almost-thirteen-year-old Aaron...

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A Boy in Winter

A Boy in Winter

Early on a gray November morning in 1941, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. Penned in with his fellow Jews, a father anxiously awaits word of his two...

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Lilli de Jong

Lilli de Jong

Library Journal Best Historical Fiction 2017“A powerful, authentic voice for a generation of women whose struggles were erased from history—a heart-smashing debut that completely...

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On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Saoirse RonanThe bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement brilliantly illuminates the collision...

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Eaters of the Dead

Eaters of the Dead

It is 922 A.D. The refined Arab courtier Ibn Fadlan is accompanying a party of Viking warriors back to the north. Fadlan belatedly discovers that his job is to combat...

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I Was Anastasia

I Was Anastasia

“Compelling and utterly fascinating…drifts far into the mysterious lives of Anastasia Romanov and Anna Anderson.”—Lisa Wingate, author of Before We Were YoursIn an enthralling new feat...

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The Stars Are Fire

The Stars Are Fire

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERFrom the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water and The Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book...

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Cave Dwellers

Cave Dwellers

In late 1937, a young German lieutenant, Oskar Langweil, is recruited to help overthrow Adolf Hitler. An exiled childhood friend introduces him to Lena, another expat and an avowed...

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A Reckoning

A Reckoning

It’s 1855, and the Dickinson farm, in the bottom corner of Virginia, is already in debt when a Northern abolitionist arrives and creates havoc among the slaves. Determined to find...

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The Sparsholt Affair

The Sparsholt Affair

Call Me By Your Name meets Evelyn Waugh in a gorgeous novel about the generations-long aftershocks of a youthful tryst.” —EsquireFrom...

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The Cloister

The Cloister

From National Book Award-winning writer James Carroll comes a novel of the timeless love story of Peter Abelard and Héloïse, and its impact on a modern priest and a Holocaust...

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