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  • Since She Went Away
    David Bell
    Published 6/21/16

    Three months earlier, Jenna Barton was supposed to meet her lifelong best friend Celia. But when ...
  • The Life of the World to Come
    Dan Cluchey
    Published 6/28/16

    Leo Brice is dead, in a sense (not the traditional one). When the neurotic law student meets his ...
  • A Certain Age
    Beatriz Williams
    Published 6/28/16

    As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of ...

Publishing Soon

  • A Certain Age
    Beatriz Williams
    Published 6/28/16

    As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of ...
  • The Life of the World to Come
    Dan Cluchey
    Published 6/28/16

    Leo Brice is dead, in a sense (not the traditional one). When the neurotic law student meets his ...
  • Jackson, 1964
    Calvin Trillin
    Published 6/28/16

    In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights ...

Featured This Week

  • The Three-Year Swim Club
    Julie Checkoway
    Published 6/21/16

    The inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class...
  • Undermajordomo Minor
    Patrick deWitt
    Published 6/21/16

    A love story, an adventure story, a fable without a moral, and an ink-black comedy of manners, ...
  • Among the Ten Thousand Things
    Julia Pierpont
    Published 6/14/16

    A dazzling first novel, a portrait of an American family on the cusp of irrevocable change, and a ...

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New in Hardcover

  • A Certain Age
    Beatriz Williams
    Published 6/28/16

    The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this ...
  • Homegoing
    Yaa Gyasi
    Published 6/7/16

    A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along...
  • Smoke
    Dan Vyleta
    Published 5/24/16

    "Smoke is an addictive combination of thriller, fantasy, and historical novel, with a dash of horror...

New in Paperback

  • Our Souls at Night
    Kent Haruf
    Published 6/28/16

    A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, ...
  • Slade House
    David Mitchell
    Published 6/28/16

    Keep your eyes peeled for a small black iron door.
  • Muse
    Jonathan Galassi
    Published 6/28/16

    A first novel, at once hilarious and tender, about the decades-long rivalry between two publishing ...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • The Beautiful Bureaucrat
    Helen Phillips
    Published 5/10/16

    A young wife's new job in an enigmatic organization pits her against the unfeeling machinations of ...
  • Everyone Brave is Forgiven
    Chris Cleave
    Published 5/3/16

    From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three ...
  • The Last Pilot
    Benjamin Johncock
    Published 5/3/16

    Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The ...

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