Books published by Bond Street Books

The Music Shop

Bond Street Books | November 7, 2017 | 336 pages
A love story and a journey through music. The exquisite and perfectly pitched new novel from the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Perfect and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy. It's 1988. The CD has arrived. Sales of the shiny new disks are soaring on high streets... More Info

The Heart's Invisible Furies

Bond Street Books | August 22, 2017 | 592 pages
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course of one man's life, beginning and ending in post-war Ireland. Cyril Avery is not a real Avery--or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will... More Info

Absolutely on Music

Bond Street Books | November 15, 2016 | 352 pages
A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author and his close friend, the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Haruki Murakami's passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz... More Info


Bond Street Books | June 7, 2016 | 304 pages
A novel of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America. A riveting kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career: Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing is a novel about race, history, ancestry, love and time,... More Info

Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973

Bond Street Books | August 4, 2015 | 256 pages
Acclaimed, best-selling Haruki Murakami's debut short novels, newly re-translated and in one English-language volume for the first time--with a new introduction by the author. After almost thirty years out of print, the first major works of fiction by international best-selling author Haruki... More Info

City on Fire

Bond Street Books | October 13, 2015 | 928 pages
The all-too-human individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are: Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city's biggest fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Sam, two Long Island teenagers seduced by... More Info

Circling the Sun

Bond Street Books | July 28, 2015 | 288 pages
Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers to Kenya in the 1920s, where the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer and aviator Beryl Markham tells the story of her life among the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in... More Info

The Strange Library

Bond Street Books | December 2, 2014 | 96 pages
From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami--a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library. A lonely boy, a mysterious girl, and a tormented sheep man plot their escape from the nightmarish library of internationally acclaimed, bestselling Haruki... More Info

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Bond Street Books | October 21, 2014 | 352 pages
From the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Perfect, a novella, a unique and separate love story alongside that of Harold Fry, about Queenie Hennessy, the remarkable friend who inspired Harold's incredible journey. When Queenie Hennessy is told she has days to live she... More Info

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Bond Street Books | August 12, 2014 | 400 pages
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage marks a new direction in Murakami's fiction: a return to the lyrical realism not seen since his 1987 novel Norwegian Wood, but set against the social realities of contemporary Japan. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage centers on... More Info

My Life in Middlemarch

Bond Street Books | January 28, 2014 | 304 pages
In this memoir, journalist and New Yorker staff writer Rebecca Mead, draws out the intricate ways in which the themes of George Eliot's Middlemarch -- "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people," according to Virginia Woolf -- have run through her own life. Mead also draws an... More Info

The Book of Unknown Americans

Bond Street Books | June 3, 2014 | 304 pages
A dazzling, heartbreaking page-turner destined for breakout status: a novel that gives voice to millions of Americans as it tells the story of the love between a Panamanian boy and a Mexican girl: teenagers living in an apartment block of immigrant families like their own. After their daughter... More Info

The Word Exchange

Bond Street Books | April 8, 2014 | 384 pages
A fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age, The Word Exchange is a fresh, stylized and decidedly original debut about the dangers of technology and the power of the printed word. In the not so distant future, the forecasted "death of print" has become a reality.  More Info

A Marker to Measure Drift

Bond Street Books | July 30, 2013 | 240 pages
Alexander Maksik's electrifying novel tracks a woman's journey from the horrors of Charles Taylor's Liberia to abject poverty and self-exile on a Greek island, where she must grapple with a haunted past and find a way back into human society. On an island somewhere in the Aegean, Jacqueline, a... More Info

The Village

Bond Street Books | July 2, 2013 | 256 pages
The long-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed, Booker longlistedGifted, a provocative novel about an experimental open prison in India and the havoc a team of journalists wreaks on the delicate moral code of the inmates. After a long journey from England, Ray Bhullar arrives early on a... More Info

The Blind Man's Garden

Bond Street Books | April 2, 2013 | 336 pages
The author ofThe Wasted Vigilgives us a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11--a story of war, of one family's losses, and of the simplest, most enduring human impulses. Jeo and Mikal, foster brothers from a small Pakistani town, secretly... More Info

The Smart One

Bond Street Books | April 2, 2013 | 352 pages
From the author of the best-sellingGirls in White Dresses(An "irresistible, pitch-perfect first novel." --Marie Claire): a gloriously funny new novel of sibling rivalry, thwarted expectations, and that place you return to when things go staggeringly awry: home. Weezy and Will Coffey raised their... More Info

Tigers in Red Weather

Bond Street Books | July 17, 2012 | 368 pages
"Brilliant. . . . A fantastic literary read--summer or winter or anytime." --The Globe and Mail Nick and her cousin, Helena, have grown up sharing sultry summer heat, sunbleached boat docks, and midnight gin parties on Martha's Vineyard in a glorious old family estate known as Tiger House. In the... More Info

The Pigeon Pie Mystery

Bond Street Books | February 1, 2013 | 304 pages
When Indian Princess Alexandrina is left penniless by the sudden death of her father, the Maharaja of Brindor, Queen Victoria grants her a grace-and-favor home in Hampton Court Palace. Though it is rumored to be haunted, Alexandrina and her lady's maid, Pooki, have no choice but to take the Queen... More Info

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Bond Street Books | July 24, 2012 | 336 pages
Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance.  More Info

A Gate at the Stairs

Bond Street Books | September 8, 2009 | 336 pages
Lyrical, devastatingly funny, wise, and beguiling, A Gate at the Stairs is Lorrie Moore's most ambitious book to date. The long-awaited new novel from one of the most heralded writers of the past thirty years, A Gate at the Stairs is a book of stunning power. Set just after the events of September... More Info

The Wasted Vigil

Bond Street Books | September 9, 2008 | 336 pages
An English doctor who remains in Afghanistan following the death of his native wife opens his home to a Russian looking for her missing brother, a former American spy, a young Afghani who hates the Western world, and a young Special Forces soldier.  More Info