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Song of a Captive Bird: A Novel

JASMIN DARZNIK · Ballantine Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny "Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal." - Forugh Farrokhzad All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh is told that Iranian daughters...
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Macbeth

Jo Nesbo · Hogarth
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A HEART-POUNDING NEW THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SNOWMAN AND THE THIRST Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo's Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream...
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The Italian Party: A Novel

CHRISTINA LYNCH · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Italian Party by Christina Lynch is a delicious and sharply funny page-turner about "innocent" Americans abroad in 1950s Siena"Imagine Beautiful Ruins plus horses; Toujours Provence with spies, a mystery and sex. The Italian Party is a fizzy, page-turning delight that...
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Fire Sermon

Jamie Quatro · Grove Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The highly-anticipated, provocative debut novel from the "fearless" (New Yorker) and "distinctive" (San Francisco Chronicle) Jamie Quatro, Fire Sermon charts with bold intimacy and immersive sensuality the life of a married woman in the grip of a magnetic affair
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The Female Persuasion: A Novel

Meg Wolitzer · Riverhead Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, an electric, multilayered novel about ambition, power, friendship, and mentorship, and the romantic ideals we all follow deep into adulthood, not just about who we want to be with, but who we want to be.To be admired by someone...
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The Black Painting: A Novel

Neil Olson · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An old-money East Coast family faces the suspicious death of its patriarch and the unsolved theft of a Goya painting rumored to be cursed There were four cousins in the Morse family: perfect Kenny, the preppy West Coast lawyer; James, the shy but brilliant medical student; his seductive,...
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Spy of the First Person

SAM SHEPARD · Knopf
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

The final work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard's extraordinary narrative leaps off the page with its immediacy and power. It tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story...
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The Other Side of Everything: A Novel

Lauren Doyle Owens · Touchstone
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Laura Lippman meets Megan Abbott in this suspenseful literary debut about three generations of neighbors whose lives intersect in the aftermath of a crime.Bernard White is a curmudgeonly widower who has lived in Seven Springs, Florida for decades and has kept to himself since his wife passed....
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The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling family love story reminiscent of Everything I Never Told You from a novelist heralded by Lorrie Moore as a "great new talent."If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival...
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Back Talk: Stories

Danielle Lazarin · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From an award-winning writer, a stunning collection of stories about women's unexpressed desires and needs, and the unexpected ways they resurface "Deceptively quiet but packs a powerful punch . . . The best collection I've read in years, from a phenomenal new talent."...
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