Books published by Grove


The Temptation of Forgiveness

Grove Press | March 19, 2019 | 320 pages
In the 27th novel in Donna Leon's bestselling mystery series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences  More Info

Halibut on the Moon

Grove Press | March 12, 2019 | 272 pages
Hailed as "a writer to read and reread" (Economist), who "tracks the same wild territory as Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy" (Observer), New York Times Notable author David Vann delivers a darkly intimate portrait of a man teetering on the precipice of life and death.  More Info

Great Expectations (Reissue)

Grove Press | March 19, 2019 | 144 pages
Beginning as a rewriting of Charles Dickens classic of the same name, Great Expectations spirals into Kathy Acker's most notorious work of textual appropriation and literary homage, creating "variations on classic literary texts . . . [which] subvert all of our traditional expectations concerning... More Info

Keep the River on Your Right

Grove Press | July 22, 1969 | 184 pages
In 1955, armed with a penknife and instructions to keep the river on his right, Brooklyn-born artist Tobias Schneebaum set off into the jungles of Peru in search of a tribe of cannibals. Forgoing all contact with civilization, he lived as a brother with the Akaramas –– shaving and painting his... More Info


Grove Press | December 18, 2018 | 240 pages
An extraordinary debut novel exploring the metaphysics of identity and mental health, centering on a young Nigerian woman as she struggles to reconcile the proliferation of multiple selves within her  More Info

The Day the Sun Died

Grove Press | December 11, 2018 | 320 pages
From "China's most feted and most banned author" (Financial Times), an unforgettable tale of a village that descends into a sleepwalking spell as the sun threatens to never rise again  More Info

The Face of War

Grove Press | October 16, 2018 | 352 pages
A reissue, with a new introduction by Flâneuse author Lauren Elkin, of Martha Gellhorn's enduring collection of war reportage, The Face of War  More Info

Enemies and Neighbors

Grove Press | October 16, 2018 | 640 pages
InEnemies and Neighbors, Ian Black, who has spent four decades studying and covering the Middle East, offers a major new history of the Arab-Zionist conflict, told from both sides. Setting the scene at the end of the 19th century, when the first Zionist settlers arrived in the Ottoman-ruled Holy... More Info

Virgil Wander

Grove Press | October 2, 2018 | 352 pages
The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander... More Info

Open Your Eyes

Grove Press | October 9, 2018 | 304 pages
Paula Daly--"a master of psychological thrillers" (Library Journal)--returns with a pulse-pounding tale of domestic suspense that follows a bestselling crime novelist's tragic turn from fictional perpetrator into real-life victim  More Info

The Fruitful Darkness

Grove Press | July 22, 2019 | 240 pages
In this "masterwork of an authentic spirit person” (Thomas Berry), Buddhist teacher and anthropologist Joan Halifax Roshi delves into "the fruitful darkness”--the shadow side of being, found in the root truths of Native religions, the fecundity of nature, and the stillness of meditation. In... More Info


Grove Press | September 11, 2018 | 176 pages
This new collection of poems by Eileen Myles, Evolution, finds our game-changing writer keying lines in an idiomatic, euphoric style that the New York Times has called "one of the essential voices in American poetry"  More Info


Grove Press | July 17, 2018 | 352 pages
"Flaunt" magazine declares "LAbyrinth" "absolutely impossible to put down." Acclaimed journalist Sullivan follows Russell Poole, an LAPD detective who discovered that a growing cadre of black officers were allied not only with Death Row but with the murderous Bloods street gang. of photos.  More Info

Don't Send Flowers

Grove Press, Black Cat | August 14, 2018 | 288 pages
A twisty, darkly captivating novel about a police detective hired to investigate the disappearance of a rich businessman's daughter several years after rampant corruption forced him to retire and made him a target of everyone still on the force in cartel-controlled, northern Mexico  More Info


Grove Press | June 12, 2018 | 320 pages
The powerful debut collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience from New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, now widely available for the first time in Grove Press paperback.  More Info

Empire of the Senseless

Grove Press | May 15, 2018 | 240 pages
Two terrorists ponder the dangers of love and language in Kathy Acker's "twisted re-creation of quest sagas and Bildungsroman and TV sitcoms" (Philadelphia Enquirer)  More Info

Jealousy & in the Labyrinth

Grove Press | April 17, 2018 | 288 pages
Newly reissued with eye-catching covers by Peter Mendelsund, two remarkable novels by legendary avant-garde writer Alain Robbe-Grillet  More Info

The Retreat of Western Liberalism

Grove Press | April 24, 2018 | 256 pages
From the Financial Times, US commentator, The Retreat of Western Liberalism is an extraordinarily sharp and insightful look at why the values the West has long championed now face mortal danger  More Info

1968 in America

Grove Press | April 17, 2018 | 336 pages
"A splendidly evocative account of a historic year--a year of tumult, of trauma, and of tragedy."--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.  More Info

The Best Minds of My Generation

Grove Press | April 17, 2018 | 496 pages
A unique and compelling history of the Beats, in the words of the movement's most central member, Allen Ginsberg, based on a seminal series of his lectures  More Info


Grove Press | July 22, 2019 | 384 pages
From acclaimed literary critic Michelle Dean, winner of the National Book Critics Circle's 2016 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, a powerful portrait of ten women writers who managed to make their voices heard amidst a climate of sexism and nepotism, from the 1920s to the 1990s.  More Info

Hue 1968

Grove Press | April 3, 2018 | 624 pages
From "a master of narrative journalism" (New York Times Book Review), the bestselling history of the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War  More Info


Grove Press | July 22, 2019 | 624 pages
The new novel from Booker-shortlisted Will Self completes his trilogy, begun with Umbrella, and continued with Shark--a highly praised exploration of technology and psychopathology from World War I to WikiLeaks, a story of love, death, and madness  More Info

Out of Bounds

Grove Press | December 19, 2017 | 432 pages
"First published in Great Britain [in] 2016 by Little, Brown."  More Info

Difficult Women

Grove Press | September 19, 2017 | 272 pages
A national bestseller from the “prolific and exceptionally insightful” (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay,Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America. Difficult Women tells of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky... More Info

Christmas Days

Grove Press | November 14, 2017 | 304 pages
"If you crave the mystery, the family rituals, and the special victuals of Christmastime, you'll savor . . . bold, revelatory feminist writer Jeanette Winterson's Christmas Days." --Elle  More Info

Anatomy of a Song

Grove Press | November 21, 2017 | 336 pages
Based on the popular Wall Street Journal column, Anatomy of a Song captures the stories behind 45 influential rock, R&B, and pop hits through oral-history interviews with the artists who wrote and recorded them--including Keith Richards on "Street Fighting Man," Rod Stewart on "Maggie May," and... More Info


Grove Press | July 22, 2019 |
From the author of the international bestseller Night Train to Lisbon, a riveting novel about a father's boundless love for his daughter as her obsessive desire to become a concert violinist drives them both to the brink of destruction  More Info


Grove Press | September 12, 2017 | 224 pages
Eileen Myles--"a kick-ass counter-cultural icon" (New Yorker)--has written an innovative and intimate account of living with a pit bull named Rosie  More Info

Harrows of Spring

Grove Press | July 11, 2017 | 336 pages
From the renowned social critic, energy expert, and bestselling author James Howard Kunstler,The Harrows of Spring concludes the quartet of his extraordinary World Made By Hand novels, set in an American future of economic and political collapse, where electricity, automobiles, and the familiar... More Info

Cold Mountain

Grove Press | June 13, 2017 | 464 pages
"A rare and extraordinary book . . . heart-stopping . . . spellbinding.”--San Francisco Chronicle "A page turner that attains the status of literature.”--Newsweek "Finely drawn, full of dark beauty and presentiment.”--New Yorker "An astonishing first novel.”--New York Review of Books... More Info

Kingdoms in the Air

Grove Press | June 13, 2017 | 400 pages
"Whether he’s in Cuba, Mozambique, or attempting to climb Mount Ararat, [Shacochis] vividly places you in both the past and present of his destinations . . . [his] restlessness and recklessness, all couched in a headlong maximalist prose, are impossible to resist.”--Boston Globe "Shacochis’... More Info

Miss Burma

Grove Press | May 2, 2017 | 368 pages
Set against the vibrant backdrop of Burma from the 1940s to the 1960s, Miss Burma is a powerful and epic novel that follows one prominent Burmese family struggling to overcome war and political repression while trying to build a meaningful life  More Info

The Best Minds of My Generation

Grove Press | April 4, 2017 | 496 pages
A unique and compelling history of the Beats, in the words of the movement s most central member, Allen Ginsberg, based on a seminal series of his lectures"  More Info

Freeman's: Home

Grove Press | April 4, 2017 | 304 pages
The third literary anthology in the series that has been called "ambitious” (O Magazine) and "strikingly international” (Boston Globe),Freeman’s: Home, continues to push boundaries in diversity and scope, with stunning new pieces from emerging writers and literary luminaries alike. As the... More Info

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

What the Buddha Taught

Grove Press | July 22, 1974 | 151 pages
Overview of Buddha's teachings.  More Info

Wait Till I'm Dead

Grove Press | February 14, 2017 | 272 pages
Allen Ginsberg s poems, from Howl to Kaddish to The Fall of America, have influenced generations of writers and made him a defining figure of the twentieth century. Ginsberg s "Collected Poems," first published in 1984, and expanded in 1997, was originally thought to contain all of his poetic work.... More Info

Shaler's Fish

Grove Press | February 14, 2017 | 96 pages
Before Helen Macdonald rose to international acclaim with her "beautiful and nearly feral" ("New York Times") bestselling memoir "H Is for Hawk," she wrote a collection of poetry, "Shaler's Fish." In robust, lyrical verse, "Shaler's Fish" roams both the outer and inner landscapes of the poet's... More Info

I'd Love You to Want Me

Grove Press | February 7, 2017 | 192 pages
Viet Thanh Nguyen's "The Sympathizer" was one of the most widely and highly praised novels of 2015, the winner not only of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, but also the Center for Fiction Debut Novel Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the ALA Carnegie Medal for Fiction, the... More Info

The Three Battles of Wanat

Grove Press | January 10, 2017 | 496 pages
"The Three Battles of Wanat" features the best long-form pieces on war, profiles, sports reporting, and essays on culture from one of the nation s top journalists, "New York Times" bestselling author Mark Bowden. The title storywhich begins on one of the bloodiest days in the war in Afghanistan and... More Info

Difficult Women

Grove Press | January 3, 2017 | 272 pages
"A collection of stories of ... hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection"--  More Info

Christmas Days

Grove Press | November 24, 2016 | 240 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? comes an enchanting collection of stories for the holiday season. For years Jeanette Winterson has loved writing a new story at Christmas time and here she brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative,... More Info

Legends of the Fall

Grove Press | July 26, 2016 | 288 pages
"New York Times" bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of America s most beloved and critically acclaimed writers. The classic "Legends of the Fall" is Harrison at his most memorable: a striking collection of novellas written with exceptional brilliance and a ferocious love of life. The title... More Info


Grove Press, Black Cat | October 4, 2016 | 240 pages
Raw, poetic and compulsively readable. In Molly Brodak s dazzling memoir, "Bandit," her eye is so honest, I found myself nodding like I was agreeing with her, sometimes cringing at what she sustained, and laughingoften. I can t wait to buy a copy for everyone I know. Kathryn Stockett, author of... More Info

Please Kill Me

Grove Press | May 10, 2016 | 448 pages
"No volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth . . . Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there.”--Rolling Stone "Ranks up there with the great rock & roll books of all time.”--Time Out New York Once the most reviled musical movement in history, now... More Info

All Tomorrow's Parties

Grove Press | April 5, 2016 | 400 pages
Rob Spillman--the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine--has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Born in Germany to two driven musicians, his childhood was spent among the West Berlin cognoscenti, in a city two hundred... More Info

The Mountain Shadow

Grove Press | October 13, 2015 | 912 pages
Gregory David Robert’s epic debut novel,Shantaram, introduced millions of readers to the heart of India through Lin, an Australian fugitive working as a passport forger for a branch of the Bombay mafia. InThe Mountain Shadow, the long awaited sequel, Lin must find his way in a Bombay run by a... More Info


Grove Press | September 15, 2015 | 304 pages
We live today in constant motion, traveling distances rapidly, small ones daily, arriving in new states. In this inaugural edition of Freeman's, a new biannual of unpublished writing, former Granta editor and NBCC president John Freeman brings together the best new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry... More Info

Havel: A Life

Grove Press | October 13, 2015 | 560 pages
Examines the life of a man who rose from being an outcast and prisoner during Communist rule to becoming the last president of Czechoslovakia, the first president of the newly democratic Czech Republic and a human-rights activist.  More Info