Books published by Custom House


The Volunteer

Custom House | June 4, 2019 | 416 pages
The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his daring escape to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ true plans for a “Final Solution.” To uncover the fate of the thousands being interred at a mysterious Nazi camp... More Info

Melmoth Intl

Custom House | October 16, 2018 | 288 pages
For centuries, the mysterious dark-robed figure has roamed the globe, searching for those whose complicity and cowardice have fed into the rapids of history’s darkest waters—and now, in Sarah Perry’s breathtaking follow-up to The Essex Serpent, it is heading in our direction. It has been... More Info

Road to Disaster

Custom House | September 18, 2018 | 656 pages
"The most thoughtful and judicious one-volume history of the war and the American political leaders who presided over the difficult and painful decisions that shaped this history. The book will stand for the foreseeable future as the best study of the tragic mistakes that led to so much... More Info

No Room for Small Dreams

Custom House | September 4, 2018 | 240 pages
In 1934, eleven-year-old Shimon Peres emigrated to the land of Israel from his native Poland, leaving behind an extended family who would later be murdered in the Holocaust. Few back then would have predicted that this young man would eventually become one of the towering figures of the twentieth... More Info

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

Custom House | August 7, 2018 | 352 pages
LONG-LISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL Reminiscent of the work of Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich, an astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians whose lives have been transformed by revolution, war, and flight. Against the backdrop... More Info

The Essex Serpent

Custom House | June 6, 2017 | 432 pages
Costa Book Award Finalist and the Waterstones (UK) Book of the Year 2016 "I loved this book. At once numinous, intimate and wise, The Essex Serpent is a marvelous novel about the workings of life, love and belief, about science and religion, secrets, mysteries, and the complicated and unexpected... More Info

The Spider Network

Custom House | March 21, 2017 | 544 pages
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Custom House | January 17, 2017 | 256 pages
An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America’s best and most accomplished presidents. Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from collapse,... More Info