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Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Warwick Prize for Women in Translation 2017

by Yoko Tawada & Susan Bernofsky

The Memoirs of a Polar Bear stars three generations of talented writers and performers—who happen to be polar bears

The Memoirs of a Polar Bear has in spades what Rivka Galchen hailed in the New Yorker as...


Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

National Book Award for Fiction 2017

by Jesmyn Ward

*WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD for FICTION

*A TIME MAGAZINE BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 OF 2017

*Finalist for the Kirkus Prize

*Finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal

*Publishers...


Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2017

by George Saunders

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln,...


The Veins of the Ocean: A Novel

Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2017

by Patricia Engel

“Engel has an eye for detail. She knows how to drown the reader in a sense of enchantment... She writes exquisite moments.”—Roxane Gay, The Nation

Reina Castillo is the alluring young woman whose beloved...


Behold the Dreamers: A Novel

PEN/Faulkner Award 2017

by Imbolo Mbue

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just...


A General Theory of Oblivion

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2017

by Jose Eduardo Agualusa & Daniel Hahn

As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices...


A Horse Walks into a Bar: A novel

Man Booker International Prize 2017

by David Grossman & Jessica Cohen

WINNER OF THE 2017 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

In a dive bar in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, takes the stage for his final show. Over the course of a single evening,...


The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2017

by Karan Mahajan

National Book Award Finalist

Winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award

Winner of the American Academy of Arts & Letters Rosenthal Family Foundation Award

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Award...


The Leavers: A Novel

Bellwether Prize 2016

by Lisa Ko

FINALIST FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

“There was a time I would have called Lisa Ko’s novel beautifully written, ambitious, and moving, and all of that is true, but it’s more than that...


The Lesser Bohemians: A Novel

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2016

by Eimear McBRide

Winner of the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction

Shortlisted for the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize

Shortlisted for the 2016 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards Eason Novel of the Year

The breathtaking new novel from Eimear...


Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

Dylan Thomas Prize 2016

by Max Porter

Here he is, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar--a man adrift in the wake of his wife's sudden, accidental death. And there are his two sons who like him struggle in their London apartment...


LaRose

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2016

by Louise Erdrich

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Finalist for the 2017 PEN Faulkner Award

In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The...


Homegoing: A novel

John Leonard Award 2016

by Yaa Gyasi

Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize

A New York Times 2016 Notable Book

One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016

NPR's Debut Novel of the Year

One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016

One of...


Do Not Say We Have Nothing: A Novel

Giller Prize 2016

by Madeleine Thien

Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award

Finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

"A powerfully expansive novel…Thien writes with the...


The Sport of Kings

Kirkus Prize for Fiction 2016

by C. E. Morgan

A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

Winner of the Kirkus Prize for Fiction A Recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize for FictionA Finalist for the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction A Finalist for...


The Vegetarian: A Novel

Man Booker International Prize 2016

by Han Kang

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Publisher's Weekly •  Buzzfeed •  Entertainment Weekly •  Time •...


Delicious Foods: A Novel

PEN/Faulkner Award 2016

by James Hannaham

WINNER OF THE 2016 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE HURSTON/WRIGHT LEGACY FICTION AWARD

FINALIST FOR THE 2016 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES PRIZE FOR FICTION

NOTABLE...


Day Boy

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2015

by Trent Jamieson

Winner of the 2015 Aurealis Awards for Best Horror Novel and Best Fantasy Novel. 

Mark is a Day Boy.

In a post-traumatic future the Masters-formerly human, now practically immortal-rule a world that bends to...


The Great Glass Sea

Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2015

by Josh Weil

From sensational storyteller, Josh Weil, comes an epic tale of brotherly love, a sui generis novel swathed in the all the magic of Russian folklore and set against the backdrop of an all too possible dystopian...


Preparation For The Next Life

PEN/Faulkner Award 2015

by Atticus Lish

Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

New York Times Best of 2014

Wall Street Journal's Best of 2014

Vanity Fair's Best of 2014

Publishers Weekly's Best of 2014

BuzzFeed's Best of 2014

Zou Lei, orphan...