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Beautiful Days: Stories

JOYCE CAROL OATES · Ecco
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien"The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters...
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Sadness Is a White Bird: A Novel

Moriel Rothman-Zecher · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Nuanced, sharp, and beautifully written, Sadness Is a White Bird manages, with seeming effortlessness, to find something fresh and surprising and poignant in the classic coming-of-age, love-triangle narrative, something starker, more heartbreaking: something new." - Michael...
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Not Perfect: A Novel

Elizabeth LaBan · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From Elizabeth LaBan, the acclaimed author of The Restaurant Critic's Wife, comes a captivating and very funny novel about a wife and mother's fall from grace, and why keeping up appearances is not her biggest secret.Tabitha Brewer wakes up one morning to find her husband gone,...
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The Radicals: A Novel

RYAN MCILVAIN · Hogarth
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An intimate, suspenseful, and provocative portrait of friendship and love at its limits, and a timely exploration of class tensions and corporate excess in America When Eli first meets Sam Westergard, he is dazzled by his new friend's charisma, energy, and determined passion. Both...
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Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel

Rachel Lyon · Scribner
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A compulsively readable and electrifying debut about an ambitious young female artist who accidentally photographs a boy falling to his death - an image that could jumpstart her career, but would also devastate her most intimate friendship.Lu Rile is a relentlessly focused young photographer...
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The Driest Season: A Novel

Meghan Kenny · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A raw, compelling family saga set in Wisconsin farm country during World War II.As her community suffers a long season of drought, sixteen-year-old Cielle endures a more personal calamity: the unexpected death of her father. On a balmy summer afternoon, she finds him hanging in the barn...
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Where My Body Ends and the World Begins

Tony Romano · Allium Press
Pages: 262
Format: Paperback

On December 1, 1958, a devastating blaze at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago took the lives of ninety-two children, shattering a close-knit Italian neighborhood. In this eloquent novel, set nearly a decade later, twenty-year-old Anthony Lazzeri struggles with survivor's guilt,...
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The House of Impossible Beauties

Joseph Cassara · Ecco
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Exceptional...The writing is erotically luscious, lyrically intense, forthrightly in your face, and pitch-perfect in the dialog." -- Library Journal, STARRED REVIEWA gritty and gorgeous debut that follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids navigating the Harlem ball scene...
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The Invention of Ana: A Novel

MIKKEL ROSENGAARD · Custom House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Combining the infectious narration of Nick Hornby's Funny Girl, the philosophical lyricism of Roberto Bolaño's The Savage Detectives, and the mesmerizing power of Anna North's The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, a breathtaking debut, brimming with youthful brio and irresistible...
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Redemption Song

TANYA ANNE CROSBY · Story Plant
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

Raised as an only child, Caia Paine once believed she had everything she would ever need to live a rich and contented life. The last thing she ever expected was that she would wake up one morning, despairing, and so full of loathing that even the sky is darkened by the potency of her anger....
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