A 2018 Betty Trask Award Winner Beth has done something awful. Something that has led to her arrest. Something that has convinced her she is a fundamentally bad person. Beth is also a sympathetic and amusing narrator. At the urging of her counselor, she begins to make a list of all the good things... More Info
When Adélaïde's parents find her mute and unable to explain why she is crying, they bring her to the police station and file a complaint against "X" for sexual assault. Adélaïde grows up without showing any outward signs of damage. As a teen and then as an outwardly cheerful young woman, she... More Info
A finalist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2018, No More Boats is not only a riveting story of a modern family it directly addresses issues that many nations around the world are grappling with as never before--namely, immigration, xenophobia, protectionism, racism, media manipulation,... More Info
From the winner of the Prix Goncourt Timely and provocative, Hear Our Defeats is a novel about the battles that define us. The battles lost, won, and those still being fought. A French intelligence officer, Assem, is tasked with tracking down a former member of the U.S. Special Forces suspected of... More Info
Based on true events, a thrilling marriage of reportage and fiction, Sacred Darkness brings together the stories of a group of citizens from the Soviet Union who find themselves in an extraordinary, absurd condition. As a political dissident, Berdzenishvili lands in jail, serving a sentence on... More Info
Al Santamaria is a child prodigy, maybe a genius. It is not out of the realm of possibility that he, alone, will save the human race. But first, he has to solve a far more urgent problem: finding a home for his family. He exists, like many kids, in a realm located somewhere between reality and... More Info
Set in the storied Parisian quarter of Montmarte, this heartwarming, comic tale is a must for foodies, Francophiles, and lovers of a good story well told. Made famous by artists, writers, and bon vivants of every ilk, Montmartre has been the stomping ground for bohemian celebrities through the ages... More Info
Winner of the 2015 Planeta Prize Irene's husband has left her for a younger woman and her family business is on the verge of collapse, but the last thing she wants is to be the subject of gossip or pity. So she starts spending time with Genoveva, a divorcée who, in liberating herself from the... More Info
Volume 1 of the Ottoman Quartet A sensual epic of a changing society set during the fall of one of history's greatest empires. Altan's "Ottoman Quartet" spans the fifty years between the final decades of the 19th century and the post-WWI rise of AtatuÌ^rk as both unchallenged leader and visionary... More Info
#1 Bestseller in France Lose yourself in the fantastic world of the arks and in the company of unforgettable characters in this French runaway hit, Christelle Dabos' The Mirror Visitor quartet. Plain-spoken, headstrong Ophelia cares little about appearances. Her ability to read the past of objects... More Info
"A gothic masterpiece."--Better Read Than Dead Set in seventeenth-century France--a country in the thrall of dark magic, its social fabric weakened by years of plague--Chris Womersley'sCity of Crows is a richly imagined and engrossing tour de force. Inspired by real-life events, it tells the story... More Info
Seth Greenland's witty, clear-eyed new novel is a story of interconnecting lives, in which generations, races, and religions converge and conflict. Jay Gladstone was born to privilege. He is a civic leader and a generous philanthropist, as well as the owner of an NBA team. But in today's New York,... More Info
Raffadali, province of Agrigento, 1920s. The Sacco brothers lives change radically when they receive an anonymous letter from the local Mafia demanding protection money. From that moment on, the Sacco brothers must defend themselves: from the Mafia, from their collaborators, traitors, and from the... More Info
Mad Boy is a rollicking, picaresque novel about family and perseverance set during America's "forgotten war" of 1812. Young Henry Phipps is on a quest to realize his dying mother's last wish: to be buried at sea, surrounded by her family. Not an easy task considering Henry's ne'er-do-well father is... More Info
Teaching at an international high school in Paris, William Silver challenges his young students to explore their ideas on social justice and ethical thought, but finds himself unable to resist a life-altering temptation.
A mysterious death, unusual car accident, and anonymous threats have one thing in common-- the victims are all members of the Good Novel bookstore's secret selection committee. Set in Paris, this tale combines mystery, romance, and French theology and literature.
Named one of The Guardian's "Best Books of 2016" From the author ofMy Brilliant Friend This book invites readers into Elena Ferrante's workshop. It offers a glimpse into the drawers of her writing desk, those drawers from which emerged her three early standalone novels and the four installments... More Info
Sharp, succinct storytelling and breathtaking prose combine in this new novel by the author of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, New York Times editor's pick, a Sunday Times and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, Ties. Imagine a duel between an elderly man and a mere boy. The same... More Info
Continues the story of Lina and Elena as they push against boundaries in 1970s Italy, where Lina has left her husband and is working in a factory while taking care of her son and Elena has graduated college and published a novel.
One of the major publishing events of 2015, this dazzling saga of two women - the brilliant Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila - firmly establishes the Neapolitan Quartet as perhaps the most significant work to date of the 21st century. Life's great discoveries have been made, it's vagaries... More Info
"She is among the greatest Italian authors of recent years."-Corriere della Sera "Ferrante dissects the personal microcosm so well, and with awesome lucidity and precision shows us the meanderings of a woman's mind, the suffering that accompanies being abandoned, and the awful rumbling of time... More Info
Books may be Mayumi Saito's greatest love and her one source of true pleasure. 41 years old, a bored wife and a dutiful mother, Mayumi's job as a librarian on a small island off the coast of New England feeds her passion for reading but does little to remedy the boredom of her days. That is, until... More Info
In this follow-up to My Brilliant Friend, Lila is imprisoned by marriage, while Elena continues her journey of self-discovery, until their friendship, which is at the center of their emotional lives, forces them both to mature into women. Original.
Anna, Hanna, and Anny. Three young women, free spirits all, each one at odds with the age in which they live. Despite the centuries that divide them, their stories intersect—a surprising narrative technique that lends increasing tension and richness to this novel, which builds to a thrilling... More Info
It's the middle of a long hot summer on the French Mediterranean shore. The town is full of tourists and the at the Perpignan police headquarters, Sebag and Molino, two tired cops who are being slowly devoured by dull routine and family worries, deal with the day's misdemeanors and petty complaints... More Info
Twenty-eight-year-old Jana is a Mapuche, one of those “people of the earth” who roamed the most fertile tracts of the south American pampas for over two thousand years before being dispossessed in 1910 by the Argentinean constitution and transformed overnight into outlaws. Long black hair, big... More Info
Ricciardi has visions. He sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths. It is both a gift and a curse. It has helped him become one of the most acute and successful homicide detectives in the Naples police force. But all that horror and suffering has hollowed him out... More Info
Edith can hardly believe it when she learns that Fadila, her sixty-year-old housemaid, is completely illiterate. How can a person living in Paris in the third millennium possibly survive without knowing how to read or write? How does she catch a bus, or pay a bill, or withdraw money from the bank?... More Info
A recently-released convict, a discouraged policeman and a retired nun become involved in planning a high-stakes robbery in this new crime fiction tale from the author of The Midnight Choir and Little Criminals. Original. 30,000 first printing.
An author begins a letter-exchanging relationship with an American soldier stationed in Iraq who excessively overeats to deal with the horrific violence around him in this surreal novel by the author of Hygiene and Assassin. Original. 35,000 first printing.
Beginning in the 1950s Elena and Lila grow up in Naples, Italy, mirroring two different aspects of their nation. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.) Original. 50,000 first printing.
Two salesmen and a neighborhood grocer work together to open a rustic holiday farmhouse in the Italian countryside outside Naples only to be threatened by a local mobster who compels them to engage in a daring act of defiance. Original. A first novel. 35,000 first printing.
Winner of the prestigious Otra Orilla Award An unnamed author attends the International Congress of Biography and Memory in Jerusalem. He listens to a series of extraordinary life stories, but it is José Maturana—evangelical pastor, recovering drug addict, ex-con—with his captivating tale of... More Info
"Follows the life of liberated Jewish woman Else Krischer, who refuses to follow society's rules, lives life to the fullest and has a child with each of the three men she loves, all as World War I, the Roaring Twenties and the rise of Nazism take over Europe, the latter forcing Else and her family... More Info
In a satiric novel set in the California Desert, ethically corrupt incumbent congressman Randall Duke takes on Mary Swain, his sexy, well-financed opponent, who does not have a firm grip on American history or even the most basic economics. By the author of Shining City. Original.
The election of the country's first black president prompts failed novelist Zan Nordhoc and his wife to solve the mystery surrounding their adopted black daughter's life, an epic journey that helps a struggling family salvage its bonds. Original. 40,000 first printing.