Brattleboro Literary Festival 2020 - FICTION

The 2020 Brattleboro Literary Festival  is coming faster than you think this year, and while all events are online (register here), you of course can still order what books take your fancy directly through us. Here's a separate list for non-fiction!

A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
A New York Times Notable Book


The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250179760
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 3rd, 2020

National Jewish Book Award Finalist

"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


Witches' Dance Cover Image
$18.00
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ISBN: 9781941360293
Published: Lanternfish Press - October 22nd, 2019

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.


Then the Fish Swallowed Him: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062946294
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Published: HarperVia - March 24th, 2020

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.


Northernmost: A novel (Eide Family Series) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525655756
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Published: Knopf - August 18th, 2020

ONE OF HOUSTON CHRONICLE'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

From the acclaimed author of Wintering: a thrilling ode to the spirit of adventure and the vagaries of loss and love.

"A beautiful, big-hearted, triumphant novel.”—Nathan Hill, author of The Nix


Disappearing Earth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

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


The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

*FINALIST for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction*
*WINNER of the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award*
*WINNER of the 2020 Story Prize
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*WINNER of the 2020 L.A.


Crooked Hallelujah Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802149121
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Published: Grove Press - July 14th, 2020

A book that you want to share with everyone you know and one that you are desperate to keep in your own possession. A masterful debut and a new and thrilling voice for readers across the globe.


The Only Good Indians Cover Image
$26.99
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ISBN: 9781982136451
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 14th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


Winter Counts: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062968944
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Published: Ecco - August 25th, 2020

ANTHONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

THRILLER AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL


Maggie Brown & Others: Stories Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316516129
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 28th, 2020

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 "doesn't simply bring h


Why I Don't Write: And Other Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525658245
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Published: 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. A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK.


A Wild Winter Swan: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062980786
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Published: 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.


The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition (Princeton Classics #94) Cover Image
By Maria Tatar, Maria Tatar (Preface by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780691182995
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Published: 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.


The Bear Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781942658702
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - February 11th, 2020

From National Book Award in Fiction finalist Andrew Krivak comes a gorgeous fable of Earth's last two human inhabitants, and a girl's journey home


Waiting for the Night Song Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250269188
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Published: Forge Books - January 12th, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated book by Newsweek * USA Today * CNN * Parade * Buzzfeed * Medium * GoodReads * PopSugar * Frolic Media * Betches * The Nerd Daily * SheReads and more


Sea Wife: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525656494
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

A New York Times Notable Book


With or Without You: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207793
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 4th, 2020

“Leavitt has crafted an irresistible portrait of midlife ennui and the magic of breaking free.”
People


With or Without You is a moving novel about twists of fate, the shifting terrain of love, and coming into your own.


The New Wilderness Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062333131
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF FICTION OF 2020

NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020

BUZZFEED BEST BOOK OF 2020

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE

"THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES" —Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize Judge


Temporary (Emily Books) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895668
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Published: 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.


Hieroglyphics Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209728
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Published: 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.


Pre-order 1619 Project today!

In an extraordinary piece of long form journalism, author Nikole Hannah-Jones in collaboration with the New York Times, wrote essays on a new origin of the American story. Now in expanded book form with new prose and poetry by authors such as Jesmyn Ward, Ibram X. Kendi, Jason Reynolds, Natasha Tretheway, Yusef Komunyakaa and Terry MacMillan to name but a very few, the 1619 Project will be available on November 16, 2021. 

We are very excited to have this on the shelves and are encouraging folks to preorder (signed copies are available until stock runs out) for the holidays. Feel free to order here on the website, send us an email  and of course, give us a call at 802-254-8160.

The 1619 Project A New Origin Story