Literary Fiction

Elsey Come Home

Elsey Come Home

ONE OF THE “BEST WOMEN’S FICTION OF 2019 (SO FAR)”—MARIE CLAIRE ONE OF THE “61 BOOKS WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO READING IN 2019”—THE HUFFINGTON POST ONE OF THE “16 FICTION RELEASES TO WATCH FOR”—WASHINGTON...

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Madness Is Better Than Defeat

Madness Is Better Than Defeat

In 1938, two rival expeditions descend on an ancient temple recently discovered in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a huge Hollywood production on location there,...

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Trenton Makes

Trenton Makes

"A novel of bewitching ingenuity, one whose darkling, melodic mind conceives a world of ruin and awe..." --New York Times Book ReviewA vivid, brutal, razor-sharp debut about...

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Old Newgate Road

Old Newgate Road

From the author of The Oregon Experiment, the story of a father's return to his childhood home, the site of unspeakable tragedy, and of the complex and often warring obligations--not least...

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Spy of the First Person

Spy of the First Person

The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days   In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard’s...

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The April 3rd Incident

The April 3rd Incident

From one of China’s most famous contemporary writers, who celebrated novel To Live catapulted him to international fame, here is a stunning collection of stories, selected...

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The William H. Gass Reader

The William H. Gass Reader

A literary delight--a reading feast; a Gassian celebration--the best of the best: more than fifty selections chosen by Gass himself from his essays, criticism, commentary, short stories, and novels.It begins with his essays, in which Gass looks...

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Winter

Winter

Shortlisted for the British Book Award – Fiction Book of the Year and the Orwell Prize for Political WritingThe second novel in the Man Booker Prize–nominated author’s Seasonal cycle; the much-anticipated follow-up...

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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

In this honest and stunning novel, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice....

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Now in paperback: five decades of witty, intimate, and moving poems--written between 1953 and 2008--with the cumulative force of an autobiography in verse, by this master of...

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Venice Stories

Venice Stories

A gorgeously jacketed hardcover anthology of classic stories set in Venice, by an international array of brilliant writers.The sublime city of Venice has long offered inspiration...

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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

In Mrs. Osmond, John Banville continues the story of Isabel Archer, the young protagonist of Henry James’s beloved The Portrait of a Lady. Eager but...

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

A newly edited selection from the most famous, colorful, and vivid diarist in the English language--in the most accessible, uncensored, and clearly annotated edition available.Though...

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Waiting for Eden

Waiting for Eden

From the National Book Award finalist, a breathtakingly spare and shattering new novel that traces the intersection of three star-crossed lives.Eden Malcom...

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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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Cockfosters

Cockfosters

A wickedly wry, tender new collection from one of our finest internationally acclaimed short story writers. Nine virtuoso stories that take up the preoccupations...

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Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Dinner at the Center of the Earth

The new novel from the Pulitzer-nominated, bestselling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges—a political thriller set against the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.In...

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018 contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The winning stories come from a mix of established writers and emerging voices, and are uniformly breathtaking. They are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations from the winning writers on what inspired their stories, and...

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Patient X

Patient X

The acclaimed author of Occupied City, Tokyo Year Zero, and The Red Riding Quartet now gives us a stunning work of fiction in twelve connected tales that take up the...

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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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Uncommon Type

Uncommon Type

One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, USA TodayNational BestsellerA small-town newspaper columnist with old-fashioned views of the modern world. A World...

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