Books published by Harper Perennial

I'll Take You There

Harper Perennial | November 21, 2017 | 272 pages
In this radiant homage to the resiliency, strength, and power of women, Wally Lamb—author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels including She’s Come Undone, I Know This Much is True, and We Are Water—weaves an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer's life and the trio... More Info

The Library at the Edge of the World

Harper Perennial | November 14, 2017 | 352 pages
In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and her own life in this touching, enchanting novel set on Ireland’s stunning West Coast. As she drives her mobile library... More Info

Labyrinths

Harper Perennial | November 7, 2017 | 432 pages
A sensational, eye-opening account of Emma Jung’s complex marriage to Carl Gustav Jung and the hitherto unknown role she played in the early years of the psychoanalytic movement. Clever and ambitious, Emma Jung yearned to study the natural sciences at the University of Zurich. But the strict... More Info

Wench

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 384 pages
Dolen Perkins-Valdez’s enchanting and unforgettable novel, based on little-known fact, combines the narrative allure of Cane River by Lalita Tademy and the moral complexities of Edward P. Jones’s The Known World as it tells the story of four black enslaved women in the years preceding the Civil... More Info

Dust Tracks on a Road

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 336 pages
From Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most important African American writers of the twentieth century, comes her riveting autobiography—now available in a limited Olive Edition. First published in 1942 at the height of her popularity, Dust Tracks on a Road is Zora Neale Hurston’s candid, funny,... More Info

The Known World

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 544 pages
From Edward P. Jones comes one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory—winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction—now available in a limited Olive Edition. The Known World tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former... More Info

Devil in the Grove

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 544 pages
* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction * Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor From acclaimed, prize-winning author Gilbert King comes this gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law—a... More Info

How to Be Black

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 336 pages
New York Times Bestseller Baratunde Thurston’s comedic memoir chronicles his coming-of-blackness and offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President”—now available in a limited Olive Edition. Have you ever been called... More Info

Victory

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 544 pages
In the vein of Taylor Branch’s classic Parting of the Waters, Supreme Court lawyer and political pundit Linda Hirshman delivers the enthralling, groundbreaking story of the gay rights movement, revealing how a dedicated and resourceful minority changed America forever—now available in a limited... More Info

Mister Monkey

Harper Perennial | October 17, 2017 | 304 pages
The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off Broadway children’s musical. Mister Monkey—a screwball children’s... More Info

The Wangs vs. the World

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 416 pages
A “firecracker of a debut” that “knowingly and refreshingly breaks every unwritten rule of the Asian-American family saga” (Newsday), this is one of the year’s most hotly anticipated debuts. Readers will fall in love with the Wangs, a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that... More Info

Bad Feminist

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 384 pages
New York Times Bestseller From Roxane Gay comes this collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation—now available in a limited Olive Edition. “Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was... More Info

Lady Killers

Harper Perennial | October 10, 2017 | 336 pages
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The Muse

Harper Perennial | August 1, 2017 | 416 pages
From the million-copy-selling author of The Miniaturist comes a captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women—a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London and a bohemian in 1930s Spain—and the powerful mystery that links them together July 1967, Mayfair, London—a painting left... More Info
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Tribe

Harper Perennial | June 20, 2017 | 192 pages
Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern society There are ancient tribal behaviours—loyalty, interdependency, cooperation—that flourish in... More Info
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The Mandibles

Harper Perennial | June 20, 2017 | 432 pages
From Lionel Shriver, the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin, comes a striking new novel about family, money and global economic crisis The year is 2029, and nothing is as it should be. The very essence... More Info
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The Summer Guest

Harper Perennial | May 23, 2017 | 400 pages
The translator of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Alison Anderson, delivers a remarkable literary novel—with a stunning conclusion—inspired by historical events, in which a diary weaves together the lives of three women: a dying doctor who befriends Anton Chekhov in the late 19th century, a... More Info
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Smoke

Harper Perennial | June 6, 2017 | 448 pages
“Dan Vyleta has conjured a rich and surprising counter-history, an England saturated with a substance so potent and evocative it vaults instantly into the pantheon that includes the dust of Philip Pullman, the soma of George Orwell and the opium of Amitav Ghosh. Smoke is enthralling.” —Robin... More Info
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Away with Words

Harper Perennial | June 13, 2017 | 336 pages
Fast Company reporter Joe Berkowitz investigates the bizarre and hilarious world of pun competitions from the Punderdome 3000 in Brooklyn to the World competition in Austin. When Joe Berkowitz witnessed his first Punderdome competition, it felt wrong in the best way. Something impossible seemed to... More Info
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The Sense of Wonder

Harper Perennial | May 30, 2017 | 112 pages
Featuring stunning new photographs, many in color, and an updated design, this special reissue of Rachel Carson's award-winning classic--originally published by Harper & Row in 1965--encourages sharing the miracle of nature with children.  More Info
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Tenth Anniversary Edition

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 432 pages
A beautiful deluxe trade paperback edition celebrating the 10th anniversary of Barbara Kingsolver's New York Times bestseller, which describes her family's adventure as they move to a farm in southern Appalachia and realign their lives with the local food chain. Since its publication in 2007,... More Info
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The Jane Austen Project

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel. London, 1815: Two... More Info

The Bridge Ladies

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 320 pages
A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge and a lot about life. After a lifetime defining herself in contrast to... More Info
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The Killing Game

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 304 pages
On January 21, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a twenty-three-year-old university dropout from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani. A few weeks before, Maguire had appeared in a YouTube video threatening... More Info
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A Good Death

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 432 pages
We can’t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions will have the right to ask for a doctor’s help in ending their lives. That much is... More Info
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This Is Not My Life

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 368 pages
“Never once in my life had I dreamed of being in bed with a convicted killer.” For almost six turbulent years, award-winning writer Diane Schoemperlen was involved with a prison inmate serving a life sentence for second-degree murder. The relationship surprised no one more than her. How do you... More Info
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Canada

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 432 pages
"First, I’ll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then the murders, which happened later.” So begins Canada, the unforgettable story of Dell Parsons, a young man forced by catastrophic circumstances to reconcile himself to a world rendered unrecognizable. Spirited across the Montana... More Info

The Illegal

Harper Perennial | April 25, 2017 | 400 pages
#1 national bestseller by the author of The Book of Negroes Winner of the CBC’s Canada Reads Longlisted for the 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award A CBC, Globe and Mail, and National Post Best Book of the Year Winner of the CBC Canada Reads competition, Maclean’s calls The Illegal “a... More Info
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Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All

Harper Perennial | April 25, 2017 | 312 pages
A madcap new novel from the #1 internationally bestselling author Jonas Jonasson, author of The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden A GANGSTER, A VICAR AND A RECEPTIONIST WALK INTO A BAR . . . Killer-for-hire Anders is fresh out of prison and trying... More Info
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Station Eleven

Harper Perennial | April 11, 2017 | 352 pages
Winner of the Toronto Book Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award Finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Sunburst Award Longlisted for the Baileys Prize and for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction A New York Times and Globe and Mail bestseller The... More Info

LaRose

Harper Perennial | April 25, 2017 | 400 pages
In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice,... More Info

Return to Love

Harper Perennial | March 15, 1996 | 336 pages
Back by popular demand -- and newly updated by the author -- the mega-bestselling spiritual guide in which Marianne Williamson shares her reflections on A Course in Miracles and her insights on the application of love in the search for inner peace. Williamson reveals how we each can become a... More Info

Terrible Virtue

Harper Perennial | March 21, 2017 | 288 pages
In the spirit of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank, the provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood—an indomitable woman who, more than any other, and at great personal cost,... More Info
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Rightful Heritage

Harper Perennial | March 14, 2017 | 784 pages
The acclaimed, award-winning historian—“America’s new past master” (Chicago Tribune)—examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal. Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt’s spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234... More Info
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The Three Sisters Bar and Hotel

Harper Perennial | March 7, 2017 | 480 pages
A landmark novel of the Canadian West from one of Canada’s most accomplished writers, author of The Ghost Brush and Fables of Brunswick Avenue It is 1911, and the coming of the railroad to the Canadian Rockies brings a parade of newcomers to the Bow Valley—coal miners, scientists, runaway... More Info

Their Finest

Harper Perennial | February 14, 2017 | 464 pages
From the author of the acclaimed Crooked Heart comes another “smart, funny, ingenious, revealing tale of London life during the Second World War” (The Independent)—longlisted for the Orange Prize upon its original publication in England. It is 1940. France has fallen, and only a narrow strip... More Info

100 Million Years of Food

Harper Perennial | January 31, 2017 | 320 pages
In the vein of Jared Diamond and Michael Pollan, a fascinating new exploration of what we eat and how we live, and the health consequences of denying our complicated evolutionary history with food There are few areas of modern life that offer as much contradictory information and prescriptive... More Info

Only One Year

Harper Perennial | January 24, 2017 | 304 pages
After the success of her New York Times-bestselling childhood memoir Twenty Letters to a Friend, Josef Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva—subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography Stalin’s Daughter—penned this riveting account of her year-long journey to defect from... More Info

Dream Cities

Harper Perennial | January 24, 2017 | 336 pages
From the acclaimed landscape designer, historian and author of American Eden, a lively, unique, and accessible cultural history of modern cities—from suburbs, downtown districts, and exurban sprawl, to shopping malls and “sustainable” developments—that allows us to view them through the... More Info

The Golden Son

Harper Perennial | January 3, 2017 | 432 pages
An instant bestseller in Canada, The Golden Son is a “sensitive and intelligent work” with an unforgettable story of family, responsibility, love, honour and tradition, in which two childhood friends must balance the expectations of their culture and their families with the desires of their own... More Info

Anam Cara

Harper Perennial | October 21, 1998 | 256 pages
Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination.  More Info

28 Barbary Lane

Harper Perennial | December 6, 2016 | 768 pages
Armistead Maupin's uproarious and moving Tales of the City novels—the first three of which are collected in this omnibus volume—have earned a unique niche in American literature and are considered indelible documents of cultural change from the seventies through the first two decades of the new... More Info

Goodbye Barbary Lane

Harper Perennial | December 6, 2016 | 880 pages
By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Armistead Maupin's bestselling Tales of the City novels—the final three of which are collected in this third omnibus volume—stand as an incomparable blend of great storytelling and incisive social commentary on American culture from the seventies through... More Info

Antelope Woman

Harper Perennial | November 29, 2016 | 336 pages
This updated edition of National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich’s 1998 novel now features fascinating new content, a new title, new cover art, and a new foreword by the author—a riveting story that explores tensions between Native American and white... More Info

Only the Dead Know Burbank

Harper Perennial | October 18, 2016 | 400 pages
With Lon Cheney and Boris Karloff among its characters, this sweeping and stylish love letter to the golden age of horror cinema tells the wonderful, tragic story of Maddy Ulm. It takes readers through her rise from the complicated shadows of Berlin’s first experiments with expressionist cinema... More Info

After the Fireworks

Harper Perennial | October 4, 2016 | 432 pages
From one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, Aldous Huxley, comes his great novella, set in Rome, about a writer’s affair with a mysterious young fan—now back in print for the first time in the U.S. in more than seventy years and also featuring two other acclaimed short works,... More Info

Wasting Time on the Internet

Harper Perennial | August 23, 2016 | 224 pages
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The Fires of Jubilee

Harper Perennial | April 11, 1990 | 208 pages
The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831, and the savage reprisals that followed, shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign master and intensified the forces of change that would plunge America into the bloodbath of the Civil War.  More Info

A People's History of the United States

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | November 17, 2015 | 768 pages
With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller reviews the book’s thirty-five year history and demonstrates once again why it is a significant contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history. Since its original landmark... More Info

Twenty Letters to a Friend

Harper Perennial | June 21, 2016 | 304 pages
In this riveting, New York Times-bestselling memoir—first published by Harper in 1967—Svetlana Alliluyeva, subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography, Stalin’s Daughter, describes the surreal experience of growing up in the Kremlin in the shadow of her father, Joseph... More Info

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