Fiction

MOTHERS, TELL YOUR DAUGHTERS: STORIES

Written by Campbell, Bonnie Jo
Named by the Guardian as one of our top ten writers of rural noir, Bonnie Jo Campbell is a keen observer of life and trouble in rural America, and her working-class protagonists can be at once vulnerable, wise, cruel, and funny.
October 5, 2015 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$25.95

ASSIMILATED CUBAN'S GUIDE TO QUANTUM SANTERIA

Written by Hernandez, Carlos
A quirky collection of short sci-fi stories for fans of Kij Johnson and Kelly Link Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; this collection of short stories features people who have assimilated, but are actively trying to reclaim their lives. There is a concert pianist who defies death by uploading his soul into his piano.
January 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Rosarium Publishing | 240 Pages |
$19.95

STORY OF GOD:A BIBLICAL COMEDY ABOUT LOVE (AND HATE)

Written by Matheson, Chris
"Part Kurt Vonnegut, part Douglas Adams, but let's be honest, Matheson had me at 'Based on the Bible.'" --Dana Gould, comedian and writer
September 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Pitchstone Publishing | 148 Pages |
$16.95

UNDER THE UDALA TREES

Written by Okparanta, Chinelo
Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly.
September 22, 2015 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 336 Pages |
$26.00

MURDSTONE TRILOGY

Written by Peet, Mal
How hard can it be to write a fantasy trilogy? From Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet comes an outrageously funny black comedy about an impoverished literary writer who makes a pact with the devil. Award-winning YA author Philip Murdstone is in trouble. His star has waned. The world is leaving him behind.
September 22, 2015 | Hardcover | Candlewick Press (MA) | 320 Pages |
$18.99

QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

Written by Chee, Alexander
"This book is a glorious performance . . .
February 2, 2016 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 576 Pages |
$28.00

POISON ARTIST

Written by Moore, Jonathan
"An electrifying read...
January 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 288 Pages |
$24.00

CASTLE OF KINGS

Written by Pötzsch, Oliver
An epic tale of murder, treachery, bravery, and love In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth-century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors.
July 19, 2016 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 656 Pages |
$28.00

MR. SPLITFOOT

Written by Hunt, Samantha
A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning.
January 5, 2016 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 336 Pages |
$24.00

NUMERO ZERO

Written by Eco, Umberto
A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news. A paranoid editor, walking through the streets of Milan, reconstructing fifty years of history against the backdrop of a plot involving the cadaver of Mussolini's double. The murder of Pope John Paul I, the CIA, red terrorists handled by secret services, twenty years of bloodshed, and events that seem outlandish until the BBC proves them true. A fragile love story between two born losers, a failed ghost writer, and a vulnerable girl, who specializes in celebrity gossip yet cries over the second movement of Beethoven’s Seventh. And then a dead body that suddenly appears in a back alley in Milan. Set in 1992 and foreshadowing the mysteries and follies of the following twenty years, Numero Zero is a scintillating take on our times from the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum.From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news.
November 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 208 Pages |
$24.00

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