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November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019

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

by Lou Berney

Winner of the Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Award for Best Mystery Novel!

Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction Novel!

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly Washington Post •...


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

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 suspense from the author of the highly acclaimed...


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...


Slip of a Fish

Northern Book Prize 2018

by Amy Arnold

Ash collects words, climbs trees and swims in a deserted lake with her beloved seven-year-old, Charlie. Bemused by everyday life, she has a rich and singular interior world. Over the course of a relentlessly...


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...


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,...


Goblin

Saltire Award for Scottish First Book of the Year 2017

by Ever Dundas

Ian McEwan's Atonement meets Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth in this extraordinary debut.


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...


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...


Improvement

PEN/Faulkner Award 2018, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2017

by Joan Silber

The splendid new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Fools and Ideas of Heaven, a Finalist for the National Book Award

One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel...


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...


Past Crimes

Van Shaw #1

Anthony Award for Best First Novel 2016

by Glen Erik Hamilton

When his estranged grandfather is shot and left for dead, an Army Ranger plunges into the criminal underworld of his youth to find a murderer . . . and uncovers a shocking family secret

From the time he was six...


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...


The Long and Faraway Gone

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2016

by Lou Berney

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD, THE MACAVITY AWARD, THE ANTHONY AWARD, AND THE BARRY AWARD FOR BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE

With the compelling narrative tension and psychological...


After I'm Gone

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2015

by Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance...


You Don't Have to Live Like This

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2015

by Benjamin Markovits

A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.

“You get in the habit of living a certain kind of life, you keep going...