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For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise—to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies—and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India.
"Rosner’s exquisite, heart-rending debut novel is proof that there’s always going to be room for another story about World War II....This is an absolutely beautiful and necessary novel, full of heartbreak but also hope, about the bond between mother and daughter, and the sacrifices made for love." —The New York Times
Hilda Greer's love affair with the violin began at the age of seven, when she attended a performance by the virtuoso Phillip Manns. She believed him with a child's faith when he declared himself the reincarnation of Niccol Paganini and then dashed from the stage, his mind in ruins.
An critically-acclaimed Iranian author makes his American literary debut with this powerful and harrowing psychological portrait of modern Iran—an unprecedented and urgent work of fiction with echoes of The Stranger, 1984, and The Orphan Master’s Son—that exposes the oppressive and corrosive power of the state to bend individual lives.
From the acclaimed author of Wintering: a thrilling ode to the spirit of adventure and the vagaries of loss and love
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
Finalist for The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award
***2020 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction***
“Tender, fierce, proudly black and beautiful, these stories will sneak inside you and take root.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Triumphant.” —Publishers Weekly
“Cheeky, insightful, and irresistible.” —
"A book that you want to share with everyone you know and one that you are desperate to keep in your own possession.
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER
A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of the Year
“One of 2020’s buzziest horror novels.” —Entertainment Weekly
A “Most Anticipated Books of Summer” selection in Esquire, Elle, Vulture, Time, AV Club, Bustle, and Literary Hub
“Winter Counts is a marvel. It’s a thriller with a beating heart and jagged teeth. This book is a brilliant meditation on power and violence, and a testament to just how much a crime novel can achieve. Weiden is a powerful new voice. I couldn’t put it down.”
—Tommy Orange, author of There There
In this powerful and virtuosic collection of interlocking stories, each one "a marvel of concision and compassion" (Washington Post), a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and "master of his form" (New York Times) takes the short story to new heights.Through forty-four compressed gems, Peter Orner, a writer who$25.00ISBN: 9780525658245Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - August 4th, 2020
A superb collection of short fiction--her first in thirty years and spanning many geographies--from the critically acclaimed author of Monkeys, Evening, and Thirty Girls$27.99ISBN: 9780062980786Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: William Morrow - October 6th, 2020
After brilliantly reimagining the worlds of Oz, Wonderland, Dickensian London, and the Nutcracker, the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked turns his unconventional genius to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Wild Swans," transforming this classic tale into an Italian-American girl's poignant coming-of-age story, set amid the magic of Christmas in 1960s New York.$22.95ISBN: 9780691182995Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - January 22nd, 2019
Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales. This expanded edition includes a new preface and an appendix featuring translations of six tales with commentary by Maria Tatar.$16.99ISBN: 9781942658702Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bellevue Literary Press - February 11th, 2020
BuzzFeed “Most Anticipated Books of the Year” selection
Buzz Books by Publishers Lunch selection$26.99ISBN: 9781250269188Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Forge Books - January 12th, 2021
A startling and timely debut, Julie Carrick Dalton's Waiting for the Night Song is a moving, brilliant novel about friendships forged in childhood magic and ruptured by the high price of secrets that leave you forever changed.
Cadie Kessler has spent decades trying to cover up one truth. One moment. But deep down, didn’t she always know her secret would surface?$26.95ISBN: 9780525656494Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - April 28th, 2020
"Sea Wife is a gripping tale of survival at sea—but that’s just the beginning. Amity Gaige also manages, before she’s done, to probe the underpinnings of romantic love, marriage, literary ambition, political inclinations in the Trump age, parenthood, and finally, the nature of survival itself in our broken world. Gaige is thrillingly talented, and her nove$26.95ISBN: 9781616207793Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Algonquin Books - August 4th, 2020“Leavitt has crafted an irresistible portrait of midlife ennui and the magic of breaking free.”
“With or Without You is a moving novel about twists of fate, the shifting terrain of love, and coming into your own.$27.99ISBN: 9780062333131Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - August 11th, 2020
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020$16.95ISBN: 9781566895668Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Coffee House Press - March 3rd, 2020
In Temporary, a young woman's workplace is the size of the world. She fills increasingly bizarre placements in search of steadiness, connection, and something, at last, to call her own.$26.95ISBN: 9781616209728Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Algonquin Books - July 28th, 2020
“Hieroglyphics is a novel that tugs at the deepest places of the human soul—a beautiful, heart-piercing meditation on life and death and the marks we leave on this world.