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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
"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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
"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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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" 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
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
"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
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
"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
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
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
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
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.