During these pandemic days of quarantining and social distancing, our authors have done quite a few—a whole darn bunch!—of virtual events, but we’re not sure we’ve ever had such a star-studded, jam-packed night of events as this Thursday, April 8. We hope you can join us for at least one (if not all) of theseContinue reading

In this much-anticipated follow-up to her debut novel and Booker Prize finalist, Elmet, brilliant young British writer Fiona Mozley turns her keen eye from the gothic woods of Yorkshire to the streets and pubs and cafés of contemporary London. Read this excerpt from Hot Stew  (available April 20), a stunning novel set in an unassumingContinue reading

Critically acclaimed and Whiting Award–winner Kaitlyn Greenidge returns Libertie, a brilliant new novel—one of the most anticipated of the year! Read this excerpt, the opening of an unforgettable story about one young Black girl’s attempt to find a place where she can be fully, and only, herself. I saw my mother raise a man fromContinue reading

Silence Is a Sense by Layla AlAmmar (available 3/16/21) is a transfixing and beautifully rendered novel about a Syrian refugee’s escape from civil war—and the healing power of community. In this excerpt, the unnamed narrator describes part of her journey through Europe on the way to England and contemplates the meanings hidden in the wordContinue reading

“[An] absorbing, stirring novel . . . that, in more than one sense, remedies history.” —The New York Times Book Review Vivid, gripping, and steeped in the language and traditions of Việt Nam, The Mountains Sing by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai brings to life the human costs of this conflict from the point of view ofContinue reading

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing some of our favorite new books of, by, and about women—and for all readers! The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress by Jennifer Steinhauer In November 2018, the greatest number of women in American history entered Congress. Inspiring, controversial, talented, and rebellious. Now, award-winningContinue reading