Books published by Viking

The Last Kids on Earth

Viking Books for Young Readers | July 20, 2019 | 240 pages
"After a monster apocalypse hits town, average thirteen-year-old Jack Sullivan builds a team of friends to help slay the eerily intelligent monster known as Blarg"--  More Info
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No Walls and the Recurring Dream

Viking | July 20, 2019 | 288 pages
A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of music, feminism, political activism, storytelling,... More Info

Son of a Critch

Viking | October 2, 2018 | 336 pages
A heartfelt and outrageously funny memoir about Newfoundland, family, and being the weirdest kid in school What could be better than growing up in the 1980s? How about growing up in 1980s Newfoundland, which as Mark Critch will tell you, was more like the 1960s. Critch takes us to where it all... More Info

Pipe Dreams

Viking | September 25, 2018 | 336 pages
A timely chronicle of how Canada's oil pipelines have become hotbeds for debate about our energy future, Indigenous rights, environmental activism, and east-west political tensions. Pipe Dreams is the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Energy East pipeline and the broader battle over... More Info

Split Tooth

Viking | September 25, 2018 | 304 pages
A girl grows up in Nunavut in the 1970s. She knows joy and love. She knows boredom and bullying. She knows the tedium of the everyday and the seductive energy of the animal world. She knows the ravages of alcohol and violence. When she becomes pregnant, she must navigate all this. Veering between... More Info

Sea Prayer

Viking | September 18, 2018 | 48 pages
The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed responds to the heartbreak of the current refugee crisis with this deeply moving, beautifully illustrated short work of fiction for people of all ages, all over the world. A short,... More Info

The Power of Meaning

Viking Canada | January 10, 2017 | 288 pages
For anyone exhausted or disillusioned by the perpetual pursuit of personal happiness, here is the antidote: a book about the pursuit of meaning, a better route to a fulfilling life. We have a lot to be happy about. And yet, we're more dissatisfied than ever. In The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani... More Info

An Ocean of Minutes

Viking | June 26, 2018 | 304 pages
"Lim has it all; she's fearless, smart and writes like a dream. This is a novel I've been waiting for... extraordinary."- Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This Is How You Lose Her An unforgettable love story of two people who are at once mere weeks and many years... More Info

A Legacy of Spies

Viking | September 5, 2017 | 320 pages
Coming September 5, a new novel from New York Times bestselling author John le Carre  More Info

Run, Hide, Repeat

Viking | September 5, 2017 | 320 pages
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Someone You Love Is Gone

Viking | August 29, 2017 | 256 pages
"A beautiful, haunting story of one family, spanning generations and continents, as they face life's inevitable losses, struggle with grief, and reach for redemption." --Shilpi Somaya Gowda, New York Times bestselling author of Secret Daughter and The Golden Son Haunted by visions of her recently... More Info

We All Love the Beautiful Girls

Viking | August 22, 2017 | 336 pages
Who do the lucky become when their luck sours? One frigid winter night, the happily prosperous Mia and Michael Slate discover that a close friend and business partner has cheated them out of their life savings. On the same night, their son, Finn, passes out in the snow at a party -- a mistake with... More Info

I'll Call You Red

Viking | May 9, 2017 | 304 pages
From Guardian writer Paula Cocozza, a debut novel of the breakdown of a marriage, suburbian claustrophobia, and a woman's unseemly passion for a fox One summer's night, Mary comes home from a midnight ramble to find a baby lying on her back door step. Has Mary stolen the baby from next door? Has... More Info

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Viking Canada | May 9, 2017 | 336 pages
A sweet, quirky tale of modern redemption for readers of The Rosie Project, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Eleanor Oliphant is, well, a bit of an oddball--albeit a loveable one. She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's... More Info

Akata Witch

Viking Childrens Books | April 1, 2011 | 352 pages
Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial killer.  More Info

The Vaccine Race

Viking Adult | February 7, 2017 | 400 pages
The epic and controversial story of the development of the first widely used normal human cell-line and, through it, some of the world's most important vaccines In June 1962, a young biologist at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, Leonard Hayflick, using tissue extracted from an aborted fetus... More Info

The Association of Small Bombs

Viking | March 22, 2016 | 288 pages
For readers of Mohsin Hamid, Dave Eggers, Arundhati Roy, and Teju Cole, The Association of Small Bombs is an expansive and deeply humane novel that is at once groundbreaking in its empathy, dazzling in its acuity, and ambitious in scope When brothers Tushar and Nakul Khurana, two Delhi schoolboys,... More Info

Vinyl Cafe Turns the Page

Viking | October 6, 2015 | 304 pages
A brand new collection of Vinyl Cafe stories, from the inimitable Stuart McLean, featuring a worldlier and wiser Dave and Morley Dave and Morley are growing older, Steph and Sam are growing up. Moving out and moving on. Dave and Morley's marriage has mellowed and deepened like a fine wine, Sam has... More Info

Road Trip Rwanda

Viking Adult | September 29, 2015 | 288 pages
From the Giller Prize-winning author of 419 comes the season's much-anticipated travel memoir Hope lives in Africa. Twenty years after the genocide that left Rwanda in ruins, Giller Prize-winning author Will Ferguson travels deep into the once-mysterious "Land of a Thousand Hills" with his friend... More Info

Unaccountable

Viking Canada | September 29, 2015 | 304 pages
A unique insider's account of the Harper government so damning that it cannot be ignored In March 2008, Kevin Page was appointed by the federal Conservatives to be the country's first Parliamentary Budget Officer. The move fulfilled a Tory campaign promise to deliver greater government transparency... More Info

The Prison Book Club

Viking Adult | September 22, 2015 | 320 pages
A daring journalist goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen An attack in London left Ann Walmsley unable to walk alone down the street, and shook her belief in the fundamental goodness of people. A few years later, when a friend asked her to... More Info

The Girl in the Spider's Web

Viking Adult | September 1, 2015 | 400 pages
This fall, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in the highly anticipated follow-up to Stieg Larsson's THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST. In this adrenaline-charged thriller, genius-hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist face a dangerous new threat and must again join... More Info

The End of Tsarist Russia

Viking Adult | August 18, 2015 | 448 pages
One of the world’s leading scholars offers a fresh interpretation of the linked origins of World War I and the Russian Revolution World War I and the Russian Revolution together shaped the twentieth century in profound ways. In The End of Tsarist Russia, acclaimed scholar Dominic Lieven connects... More Info

Nagasaki

Viking Adult | July 28, 2015 | 416 pages
A powerful and unflinching account of the enduring impact of nuclear war, told through the stories of those who survived On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, theUnited States dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a small port city on Japan’s southernmost... More Info

The Book of Gold Leaves

Viking | June 4, 2015 | 352 pages
'When you come back to me, I will tell you everything' In the city of Srinagar, in disputed Kashmir, Faiz paints papier-mâché pencil boxes for wealthy tourists while beautiful, beguiling Roohi prays for the boy of her dreams to take her away. In the evenings Faiz and Roohi meet - without their... More Info

Faith Versus Fact

Viking Adult | May 19, 2015 | 336 pages
The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is... More Info

There Is Simply Too Much to Think About

Viking Press | March 31, 2015 | 544 pages
This collection of nonfiction work from the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Adventures of Augie March and Henderson the Rain King is arranged chronologically and includes his literary criticisms, interviews, speeches and insights and reflections.  More Info

The Architect's Apprentice

Viking Press | March 31, 2015 | 432 pages
In 1540 Istanbul, 12-year-old Jahan, an animal tamer in the sultan's menagerie who cares for an exceptionally smart elephant named Chota, is taken under the wing of the empire's chief architect and bears witness to the creation of some of the most magnificent buildings in history. By the author of... More Info

The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot

Viking Press | March 17, 2015 | 288 pages
Documents the rise of Kim Il Sung, the origins of North Korea's anti-American stance and the daring theft of a Soviet MiG-15 warplane to benefit the United States by fighter pilot No Kum Sok. By theNew York Times best-selling author of Escape From Camp 14. Illustrations. Map(s). Tour.  More Info

Bettyville

Viking Press | March 10, 2015 | 288 pages
In a powerful story of secrets, silences and enduring love, a veteran magazine and book editor returns to his hometown of Paris, Missouri, to take care of his aging mother, Betty, a strong-willed woman who speaks her mind and has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay. Tour.  More Info

Possibilities

Viking Adult | April 30, 2014 | 344 pages
The legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on his seven decades in music, tracing his early years as a musical prodigy and work in Miles Davis' second quintet to his multigenre explorations and collaborations with fellow artists. 50,000 first printing. Illustrations. Tour.  More Info

Unbecoming

Viking Press | January 22, 2015 | 320 pages
After a heist she planned lands two men she loves in prison, a woman flees Paris and assumes a new identity, furtively checking news from her hometown as her web of deception unravels. A first novel.  More Info

The Brain's Way of Healing

Viking Press | January 27, 2015 | 432 pages
The New York Times best-selling author of The Brain That Changes Itself explains how the extraordinary process of neuroplastic healing really works, combining cutting-edge science with case studies, stories and real-world applications.  More Info

Frog

By Mo Yan
Viking Press | January 22, 2015 | 480 pages
Chronicling the history of modern China through a controversial lens, a novel from a winner of the Noble Prize in Literature tells the story of Gugu, a revered midwife, who, to prove her allegiance to the Communist party, strictly enforces the one-child policy, performing abortions on women as many... More Info

West of Sunset

Viking Press | January 13, 2015 | 304 pages
A tale inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood finds him reflecting on past events at the height of the Jazz Age while falling in love, struggling to hold his family together and penning The Last Tycoon. By the best-selling author of Last Night at the Lobster.  More Info

The Magician's Trilogy

Viking Adult | August 5, 2014 |
Collects the adventures of Quentin Coldwater as he trains in modern sorcery and discovers the magical land of Fillory.  More Info

The Book of Gold Leaves

Viking | October 30, 2014 | 336 pages
In an ancient house in the city of Srinagar, Kashmir, Faiz paints exquisite papier-mâché pencil boxes for tourists. Evening is beginning to slip into night as he sets off for the shrine.From a window across the courtyard, Roohi, the girl with long black hair watches him. Roohihas been waiting for... More Info

The Comeback

Viking Canada | October 28, 2014 | 224 pages

Party of One

Viking Canada | October 21, 2014 | 304 pages
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The Republic of Imagination

Viking Adult | October 21, 2014 | 352 pages
The best-selling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran presents an impassioned tribute to the importance of fiction to democracy that blends memoir with close readings of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Babbitt and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. 100,000 first printing.  More Info

More Awesome Than Money

Viking Adult | October 16, 2014 | 384 pages
"Four NYU undergrads wanted to build a social network that would allow users to control what they shared about themselves. They were hoping to raised 10k in 30 days and their project was called Diaspora. Their 2010 Kickstarter campaign ended the first day with three backers. They raised 20 times... More Info

The Body Keeps the Score

Viking Adult | September 25, 2014 | 320 pages
A forefront expert on traumatic stress outlines his own take on healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others and experience pleasure.  More Info

The Lagoon

Viking Adult | September 25, 2014 | 512 pages
A brilliant study of Aristotle as biologist The philosophical classics of Aristotle loom large over the history of Western thought, but the subject he most loved was biology. He wrote vast volumes about animals. He described them, classified them, told us where and how they live and how they... More Info

The Sense of Style

Viking Adult | September 30, 2014 | 368 pages
A renowned cognitive scientist and author of the Pulitzer finalist The Blank Slate, shares upbeat reflections on the art of writing well, discussing such topics as the role of imagination in writing and the influence of texting in shaping language today. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

The Lotus and the Storm

Viking Adult | July 20, 2019 | 400 pages
A tale set during the decades following the Vietnam War is told through the experiences of a Vietnamese-American family, including former South Vietnamese soldier Minh and his daughter, Mai, who move to a close-knit immigrant community in Virginia where they confront devastating secrets. By the... More Info

The Long Ride Home

Viking | June 19, 2014 | 352 pages
Heart-breaking, uplifting and full of adventure, The Long Ride Home is the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller The Horse Boy. Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and... More Info

The Hundred-Year House

Viking Adult | July 20, 2019 | 352 pages
"A dazzlingly original new novel from the acclaimed author of The Borrower. Now, Makkai returns with an ingenious novel set on an historic estate that once housed an arts colony. Doug, the husband of the estate's heir, desperately needs the colony files to get his stalled academic career back on... More Info

Camp Rex

Viking Childrens Books | April 1, 2014 | 40 pages
Cordelia and her troup of dino-scouts enjoy a camping trip in the great outdoors.  More Info

Once Upon a Midnight Eerie

Viking Childrens Books | April 17, 2014 | 224 pages
In The Tell-Tale Start, Edgar and Allan Poe (great-great-great-great-grandnephews of the legendary Edgar Allan Poe) managed to outwit the nefarious Professor P. Pangborn Perry, who was (and is) determined to kill just one of them, in order to prove a mad scientific theory. Now the boys are in New... More Info

Shining Star

Viking Adult | July 20, 2019 | 256 pages
A revealing personal account by the Grammy Award-winning music artist and lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire traces his professional and spiritual journey against a backdrop of the group's meteoric rise to stardom, describing the diverse influences that shaped the band's style and the author's... More Info

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