Books published by Restless Books

The End

Restless Books | July 11, 2017 | 224 pages
The bracing debut novel from renowned Brazilian film star Fernanda Torres that tells the story of five aging male friends reflecting on their days of hedonism in Rio’s Copacabana, and the hilariously grim realities of getting old. The End centers on five friends in Rio de Janeiro who, nearing the... More Info

History of a Disappearance

Restless Books | April 4, 2017 | 272 pages
History of a Disappearance is the fascinating true story of Miedzianka, a mining town in the southwest of Poland that, after seven centuries of history, disappeared in the decades after World War II. Lying at the crucible of Central Europe, the Silesian village of Kupferberg suffered the violence... More Info

Temporary People

Restless Books | March 14, 2017 | 240 pages
Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People is a fearlessly original and urgently necessary novel of linked stories that give voice to the unsung lives of the “guest workers” of the Persian Gulf. In the United Arab Emirates, the vast... More Info

The Souls of Black Folk

Restless Books | February 7, 2017 | 224 pages
Restless Classics presents The Souls of Black Folk: W. E. B. Du Bois’ seminal work of sociology, with searing insights into America's complex, corrosive obsession with race and the African-American conscience. Reconsidered for the era of Obama and #blacklivesmatter, the new edition includes an... More Info

The Old King in His Exile

Restless Books | January 17, 2017 | 224 pages
"How do we keep one another’s company? How might our lives unfold alongside those of our parents with Alzheimer’s nearby? In Arno Geiger’s exquisite memoir, he lets us into the private and sometimes sacred space he found in the company of his father—a relationship nurtured by his own... More Info