Category: Literature - international

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Miss You

HarperCollins Publishers | April 4, 2017 | 432 pages
In the tradition of One Day, a wryly romantic story about two strangers who meet briefly as teens in Florence and whose paths cross again many times over the course of the next sixteen years, until they’re finally brought back together What if the person you’re looking for is standing right... More Info

The Satanic Mechanic

HarperAvenue | March 28, 2017 | 384 pages
Tannie Maria—recipe writer turned crime fighter—has barely had time to return to her cooking and advice column for the local Gazette when she finds herself embroiled in another whodunit: Slimkat the Bushman’s life is being threatened, and Tannie Maria is determined to find out who wants to... More Info

Shining City

Ecco | February 21, 2017 | 368 pages
A polished and gripping political debut that Michael Connelly calls “an edge of your seat thriller,” Shining City is set in DC amid a harrowing Supreme Court nomination fight. “Amazing. . . . Pulses with momentum. . . . A debut that will be remembered for years.” —Michael Connelly Peter... More Info
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A Plea for Constant Motion

Astoria | January 23, 2017 | 304 pages
Quietly atmospheric and darkly foreboding, A Plea for Constant Motion is an ominous, and occasionally unnerving, new collection of stories by award-winning author Paul Carlucci. Dexterously divided into two parts and a surreal intermission, the characters in these stories find themselves confronted... More Info
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It Happens All the Time

Atria Books | March 28, 2017 | 320 pages
From master storyteller Amy Hatvany—whose writing has been hailed as “gripping and emotionally honest” (Stephanie Evanovich, New York Times betselling author)—comes a provocative and compelling novel about two friends whose lives are changed by a drunken kiss. I want to rewind the clock,... More Info
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The Ancient Minstrel

Grove Press | March 14, 2017 | 272 pages
A "New York Times" bestseller, "The Ancient Minstrel" is a stunning collection of novellas that highlight Jim Harrison s phenomenal range as a writer, shot through with his trademark wit and keen insight into the human condition. Harrison has tremendous fun with his own reputation in the title... More Info

A Twist of the Knife

Penguin Canada | March 21, 2017 | 320 pages
Brigid Quinn must confront her deadliest enemy yet: the shadow of her own past. Hardbitten former FBI agent Brigid Quinn is back--and this time, she's on home turf. Brigid has been forced to return to her Florida hometown to answer two very different calls for help. One is from her mother,... More Info

Terrible Virtue

Harper Perennial | March 21, 2017 | 288 pages
In the spirit of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank, the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood—an indomitable woman who, more than any other, and at great personal cost,... More Info

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Scribner | March 21, 2017 | 384 pages
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Nightfall

Simon and Schuster | February 7, 2017 | 192 pages
From the acclaimed writer of the beloved Clara Callan comes a memorable new novel about first loves, love-after-love, and the end of things, set in summer in Quebec City. James Hillyer, a retired university professor whose life was evocatively described in October (Wright’s novel published in... More Info

The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep

Hamish Hamilton | March 14, 2017 | 336 pages
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Carry Me

February 4, 2017 | 464 pages
Billy Lange is born in 1909 on the Isle of Wight, England, where his father is the skipper of a racing yacht belonging to a wealthy German-Jewish baron. As a child, Billy is entranced by the baron's daughter, the elusive and willful Karin von Weinbrenner. After the First World War, Karin and Billy... More Info

High Kick

Astoria | March 18, 2017 | 256 pages
Shortlisted for the RBC Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers, Barrelling Forward is a brilliantly crafted debut collection from Newfoundland's newest literary star. Eva Crocker sees life in sharper focus than the rest of us. The objects, rituals, and scenes of everyday life take on an almost... More Info
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Life on Mars

March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
A middle-aged sportswriter gets a new lease on life with a heart transplant and develops an intimate relationship with his donated heart. Two brothers find in their rotting family tree the tangled roots of a dark childhood memory. A young woman travels to Thailand to reconnect body and soul and... More Info
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Minds of Winter

February 4, 2017 | 496 pages
It begins with a chance encounter at the top of the world. Fay Morgan and Nelson Nilsson have each arrived in Inuvik, Canada, about 120 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Both are in search of answers about a family member: Nelson for his estranged older brother, and Fay for her vanished... More Info
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Mitzi Bytes

HarperAvenue | March 14, 2017 | 304 pages
Sarah Lundy has a secret online life, and it might all come crashing down. Back at the beginning of the new millennium, when the Internet was still unknown territory, Sarah Lundy started an anonymous blog documenting her return to the dating scene after a devastating divorce. The blog was funny,... More Info

The Accident of Being Lost

Astoria | April 8, 2017 | 152 pages
This Accident of Being Lost is the knife-sharp new collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. These visionary pieces build upon Simpson's powerful use of the fragment as a tool for intervention in her critically acclaimed... More Info
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An Act of Injustice

April 1, 2017 | 312 pages
A bride, a groom, and a lover. Each with secrets from their past that when exposed, will change their lives forever. One will die, another will hang, and the survivor will begin an obsessive 20-year odyssey to discover the truth. Three people caught up in the harsh class differences and religious... More Info

Temporary People

Restless Books | March 14, 2017 | 240 pages
Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People is a fearlessly original and urgently necessary novel of linked stories that give voice to the unsung lives of the “guest workers” of the Persian Gulf. In the United Arab Emirates, the vast... More Info
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Shot-Blue

March 14, 2017 | 240 pages
Prose with rules of its own captures the joy of friends in harmony, and the special hell of their discord. Rachel is a young single mother living with her son, Tristan, on a lake that borders the unchanneled north remote, nearly inhospitable. She does what she has to do to keep them alive.  More Info

Himself

Atria Books | March 14, 2017 | 384 pages
“A highly unusual tale set in a highly unusual Irish village full of dark secrets…Lushly imagined, delightfully original, and very, very funny, it hurtles along from the very first page” (M.L. Stedman, author of The Light Between Oceans). Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as... More Info

One of the Boys

Scribner | March 14, 2017 | 176 pages
A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father—One of the Boys is 176 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent. The three of them—a twelve-year-old boy, his older brother, their father—have won the war: the... More Info

Work Like Any Other

Scribner | March 14, 2017 | 272 pages
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE In this “inventive, beautiful, and deceptively morally complex novel” (The Miami Herald), a prideful electrician in 1920s rural Alabama struggles to overcome past sins, find peace, and rescue his marriage after being sent to prison for manslaughter. Roscoe T... More Info

The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Simon & Schuster | March 14, 2017 | 352 pages
The breakout novel from the critically acclaimed author of the short story collections Who I Was Supposed to Be and Why They Run the Way They Do—when a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness to the crime copes with the tragedy in an unforgettable way. What... More Info

Every Day Is for the Thief

Random House Trade Paperbacks | March 3, 2015 | 162 pages
"Visiting Lagos after many years away, Teju Cole's unnamed narrator rediscovers his hometown as both a foreigner and a local. A young writer uncertain of what he wants to say, the man moves through tableaus of life in one of the most dynamic cities in the world: he hears the muezzin's call to... More Info

The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor

Random House of Canada | February 1, 2008 | 397 pages
Charlotte Taylor lived in the front row of history. In 1775, at the young age of twenty, she fled her English country house and boarded a ship to Jamaica with her lover, the family’s black butler. Soon after reaching shore, Charlotte’s lover died of yellow fever, leaving her alone and pregnant... More Info

The Other Side of Silence

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 448 pages
New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr's much anticipated return to Bernie Gunther, in a series hailed by The Daily Beast as "the best crime novels around today." The French Riviera, 1956. Bernie Gunther, our sardonic former Berlin homicide dick and unwilling SS officer, is the go-to guy at... More Info

Certainty

Vintage Canada | February 14, 2017 | 320 pages
In her stunning debut novel about a woman's journey to unravel the mystery of her parents' lives, Madeleine Thien proves herself a writer of vision, maturity, and style. Certainty follows Gail Lim, a producer of radio documentaries in Vancouver, as she works to uncover the history of her parents'... More Info

The Hearts of Men

Ecco | March 7, 2017 | 400 pages
An epic novel of intertwining friendships and families set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin at a beloved Boy Scout summer camp—from the bestselling author of Shotgun Lovesongs Camp Chippewa, 1962. Nelson Doughty, age thirteen, social outcast and overachiever, is the Bugler, sounding the reveille... More Info

The Atomic Weight of Love

Algonquin Books | March 7, 2017 | 368 pages
In her sweeping debut novel, Elizabeth J. Church takes us from the World War II years in Chicago to the vast sun-parched canyons of New Mexico in the 1970s as we follow the journey of a driven, spirited young woman, Meridian Wallace, whose scientific ambitions are subverted by the expectations of... More Info

The Little Old Lady Behaving Badly

HarperCollins Publishers | March 7, 2017 | 416 pages
Another hilarious crime caper from the #1 bestselling author of the The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules continues the misadventures of the Senior League—who now have their sights set on Saint-Tropez . . . Nothing can stop the Senior League. They have a plan and it’s going to need money.... More Info
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The Three Sisters Bar and Hotel

Harper Perennial | March 7, 2017 | 480 pages
A landmark novel of the Canadian West from one of Canada’s most accomplished writers, author of The Ghost Brush and Fables of Brunswick Avenue It is 1911, and the coming of the railroad to the Canadian Rockies brings a parade of newcomers to the Bow Valley—coal miners, scientists, runaway... More Info

The Night Ocean

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 400 pages
From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals, psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle. Marina Willett, M.D., has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H.P. Lovecraft, in... More Info
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Exit West

Penguin | March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Time Magazine, the New York Times, Washington Post and The Huffington Post From the internationally bestselling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a love story that unfolds across the rapidly changing face of a volatile world. In a country... More Info

Nostalgia

Anchor Canada | February 28, 2017 | 272 pages
"From one of Canada's most celebrated writers, two-time Giller Prize winner Moyez Vassanji, comes a taut, ingenuous and dynamic novel about a future where eternal life is possible, and identities can be chosen. In the indeterminate future in an unnamed western city, physical impediments to... More Info
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Dogs at the Perimeter

Vintage Canada | February 14, 2017 | 272 pages
In this, her second novel after the award-winning Certainty, Madeleine Thien continues to demonstrate her astonishing gifts as a storyteller. Set in Cambodia during the regime of the Khmer Rouge and in present-day Montreal, Dogs at the Perimeter tells the story of Janie, who as a child experiences... More Info

Close Enough to Touch

Gallery Books | March 7, 2017 | 320 pages
From the author of Before I Go comes an unconventional but beautiful love story perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes. One time a boy kissed me and I almost died... And so begins the story of Jubilee Jenkins, a young woman with a rare and debilitating medical... More Info

A Piece of the World

William Morrow | February 21, 2017 | 320 pages
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. "Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting.... More Info

No Other World

Harper | February 28, 2017 | 304 pages
From the author of the prize-winning collection Quarantine, an insightful, compelling debut novel set in rural America and India in the 1980s and ’90s, part coming-of-age story about a gay Indian American boy, part family saga about an immigrant family’s struggles to find a sense of belonging,... More Info

All Back Full

February 14, 2017 | 184 pages
Act One: At a kitchen table, a husband and wife discuss the news, nudists, and lie to each other about the ways they no longer connect. Act Two: At a kitchen table, a man and his friend discuss the weather, the state of public transportation, and lie to each other for the sake of something to say.... More Info

The Outside Lands

Pan Macmillan | January 1, 2017 | 352 pages
A remarkable debut set in California and Vietnam in 1968,&nbspThe Outside Lands&nbspis a powerful story of family, disillusionment and betrayal.Masterly... gloriously well-written and deeply imagined' Jim CraceJeannie is nineteen when the world changes, Kip only fourteen. The sudden... More Info

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

Borough Press | December 29, 2016 | 480 pages
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER âe~Part whodunnit, part coming of age, this is a gripping debut about the secrets behind every doorâe(tm) RACHEL JOYCE âe~A very special bookâe(tm) NATHAN FILER âe~An utter delightâe(tm) SARAH WINMAN âe~A delightâe(tm) PAULA HAWKINS âe~A treasure chest of a... More Info

Setting Free the Kites

G.P. Putnam's Sons | February 21, 2017 | 336 pages
1976. Haverford, Maine, is a town easily overlooked. So is Robert Carter, an 8th grader who's a ready target for the class bully. That is, until the first day of school when a new kid appears: Nathan Tilly. Nathan is fearless, impetuous and obsessed with kites and flying. As Robert and Nathan... More Info

Gone to Pot

March 7, 2017 | 288 pages
After losing her job and learning she might also lose her house because of a bad investment, Jess, a fiercely independent and hilariously wry BC grandma, resorts to growing pot in her basement to make ends meet. She then has to juggle her public life as a grandmother and member of the town s senior... More Info

Running

Simon & Schuster | February 21, 2017 | 288 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a dark and breathtaking novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that Garth Greenwall calls “a ferocious, brilliant book.” Running brings together an ensemble of outsiders who... More Info

All My Road Before Me

HarperOne | February 14, 2017 | 672 pages
A repackaged edition of the revered author’s diary from his early twenties—a thought-provoking work that reveals his earliest thinking about war, atheism, religion, and humanity. While serving his country in the Great War, C. S. Lewis’ the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian,... More Info

Surprised by Joy

HarperOne | February 14, 2017 | 304 pages
A repackaged edition of the revered author’s spiritual memoir, in which he recounts the story of his divine journey and eventual conversion to Christianity. C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere... More Info

Till We Have Faces

HarperOne | February 14, 2017 | 368 pages
A repackaged edition of the revered author’s retelling of the myth of Cupid and Psyche—what he and many others regard as his best novel. C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape... More Info

The Four Loves

HarperOne | February 14, 2017 | 192 pages
A repackaged edition of the revered author's classic work that examines the four types of human love: affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God—part of the C. S. Lewis Signature Classics series. C.S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian... More Info

The Abundance

Ecco | February 14, 2017 | 304 pages
In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself. “A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through... More Info

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