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The Topeka School

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2019

by Ben Lerner

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S...


Your House Will Pay

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2019

by Steph Cha

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

“[A] suspense-filled page-turner.” —Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Sympathizer

"A touching portrait of two families bound together by a...


Trust Exercise

National Book Award for Fiction 2019

by Susan Choi

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Electrifying" (People) o "Masterly" (The Guardian) o "Dramatic and memorable" (The New Yorker) o "Magic" (TIME) o "Ingenious" (The Financial...


Bearskin

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2019

by James A. McLaughlin

WINNER OF THE 2019 EDGAR FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

Bearskin is visceral, raw, and compelling—filled with sights, smells, and sounds truly observed.  It’s a powerful debut and an absolute showcase of exceptional...


If I Die Tonight

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2019

by Alison Gaylin

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original.

Reminiscent of the bestsellers of Laura Lippman and Harlan Coben—with a dose of Big Little Lies or Stranger Things—an absorbing, addictive tale of psychological...


The Calculating Stars

Lady Astronaut #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2019, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2019

by Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut, 2019 Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award for best novel, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning "Lady Astronaut of Mars."

Winner 2018...


Severance

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2019

by Ling Ma

Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance...


November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019, Hammett Prize 2018

by Lou Berney

‘A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too’ Ian Rankin

‘Exceptional’ Stephen King

Winner of the 2018 Hammett Prize. A poignant and evocative crime novel...


November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019, Hammett Prize 2018

by Lou Berney

"When people say they want to read a really good novel, the kind you just can't put down, this is the kind of book they mean. Exceptional." —STEPHEN KING

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly...


Census

Gordon Burn Prize 2018

by Jesse Ball

NAMED A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018 BY

The New York Times The Chicago Reader Nylon   The Boston Globe • The Huffington Post • The Rumpus   The AV Club • Southern Living • The Millions...


She Rides Shotgun

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2018

by Jordan Harper

*WINNER OF A 2018 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL*

*WINNER OF AN ALEX AWARD FROM THE ALA*

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Booklist

A propulsive, gritty novel about a girl marked for death...


Autonomous

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror 2018

by Annalee Newitz

"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet."--Neal Stephenson

"Something genuinely and thrillingly new in the naturalistic, subjective, paradoxically humanistic but non-anthropomorphic...


The Gift

Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction 2018

by Barbara Browning

In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensued, including an erotically charged correspondence...


Counternarratives

Republic of Consciousness Prize 2017

by John Keene

Ranging from the seventeenth century to our current moment, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives' stories and novellas draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts,...


The Others

Believer Book Award 2017

by Matthew Rohrer

A gripping, eerie, and hilarious novel-in-verse from poet Matthew Rohrer. In a Russian-doll of fictional episodes, we follow a midlevel publishing assistant over the course of a day as he encounters ghost stories,...


The Dry

Aaron Falk #1

Gold Dagger Award 2017

by Jane Harper

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"A breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. Harper dreams up...You'll love [her] sleight of hand...A secret on every page." --The New York Times

"One of the...


Mikhail and Margarita

Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2017

by Julie Lekstrom Himes

"A love triangle involving Mikhail Bulgakov, an agent of Stalin’s secret police, and the bewitching Margarita, and its inescapable consequences. It is 1933 and Mikhail Bulgakov’s enviable career is on the...


All the Birds in the Sky

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2017, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2017

by Charlie Jane Anders

Entertainment Weekly's 27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now

Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Paste's 50 Best Books of the 21st Century...


A Book of American Martyrs

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2017

by Joyce Carol Oates

“Oates’ American saga captivates because it exists within an actual drama playing out across the country...Martyrs is a graceful and excruciating story of two families who do not live very far apart, but...


Her Body and Other Parties

John Leonard Award 2017

by Carmen Maria Machado

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

"[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange."--Roxane Gay

"In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado...