Books published by Atlantic Monthly Press


The Harrows of Spring

Atlantic Monthly Press | July 5, 2016 | 384 pages
From renowned social critic, energy expert, and bestselling author James Howard Kunstler,The Harrows of Spring is a moving and gripping novel that completes the story of the quaint upstate New York town of Union Grove, thrown into a future world that in many ways resembles the nineteenth century.... More Info

I Will Find You

Atlantic Monthly Press | April 5, 2016 | 272 pages
"This is it. My rape. I knew it was coming. Every woman knows. And now here it is. My turn.” When Joanna Connors was thirty years old on assignment for theCleveland Plain Dealer to review a play at a college theater, she was held at knife point and raped by a stranger who had grown up five miles... More Info

Eccentric Orbits

Atlantic Monthly Press | June 7, 2016 | 496 pages
In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan’s "Star... More Info


Atlantic Monthly Press | March 1, 2015 | 272 pages
Immersing herself in a fantasy life inspired by the Seattle aquarium, a preadolescent girl living in subsidized housing befriends an elderly fellow enthusiast before making a shattering discovery about a family secret. By the award-winning author ofLegend of a Suicide. Illustrations.  More Info

The Internet Is Not the Answer

Atlantic Monthly Press | October 1, 2014 | 288 pages
A former Internet entrepreneur and chat show host on Techcrunch discusses the negative effects the internet has on human psychology, the economy and culture and shows how big data companies are trying to monetize every normal human function.  More Info

Still Writing

Atlantic Monthly Press | October 1, 2013 | 256 pages
?Everything I know about life, I learned from the daily practice of sitting down to write.” From the best-selling author of Devotion and Slow Motion comes a witty, heartfelt, and practical look at the exhilarating and challenging process of storytelling. At once a memoir, meditation on the... More Info

The Woman Who Lost Her Soul

Atlantic Monthly Press | September 3, 2013 | 640 pages
Renowned through four award-winning books for his gritty and revelatory visions of the Caribbean, Bob Shacochis returns to occupied Haiti in The Woman Who Lost Her Soul before sweeping across time and continents to unravel tangled knots of romance, espionage, and vengeance. In riveting prose,... More Info

Layer Cake

Atlantic Monthly Press | July 22, 2017 | 309 pages
Planning to retire on his thirtieth birthday, a drug dealer is given by his boss the opportunity of getting out of the business if he will track down the runaway daughter of his boss's old friend, but his search is complicated by the theft of a fortune in Ecstasy tablets, an angry mob of neo-Nazis,... More Info

Rez Life

Atlantic Monthly Press | January 31, 2012 | 368 pages
Presents an insider chronicle of the history of Indian reservations and contemporary Native American life, highlighting misunderstood issues and examining the historical tensions between Native Americans and the U.S. government.  More Info

What It Is Like to Go to War

Atlantic Monthly Press | August 30, 2011 | 256 pages
From the author of the New York Times Bestseller Matterhorn, What It Is Like To Go To War is a powerful nonfiction book about the experience of combat and how inadequately we prepare our young men and women for the psychological and spiritual stresses of war  More Info