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The Work

by Maria Meindl

When aspiring stage-manager Rebecca Weir falls for the married director of SenseInSound theatre company, she initiates a love triangle and working collaboration which go on for two decades. Set in Toronto at...


Nothing to See Here

by Kevin WILSON

Kevin Wilson’s best book yet—a moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children with remarkable and disturbing abilities

Lillian and Madison...


When You Ask Me Where I’m Going

by Jasmin Kaur

Perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo, Jasmin Kaur’s stunning debut novel is a collection of poetry, illustrations, and prose.

scream

so that one day

a hundred years from now

another sister will...


The Butterfly Girl

by Rene Denfeld

After captivating readers in The Child Finder, Naomi—the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children—returns, trading snow-covered woods for dark, gritty streets on the search for her...


The Dutch House

by Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings,...


Invisible as Air

by Zoe Fishman

A provocative and timely new novel by the author of Inheriting Edith, one that will haunt you long after the final page is turned…

Sylvie Snow knows the pressures of expectations: a woman is supposed to work...


Ghost Dance

by Carole Maso

"Although author Carole Maso follows the contours of fiction, style is everything in Ghost Dance, a strangely lovely and perplexing book . . . she has a fine ear and her literary gift is impressive." —San...


A Mistake

by Carl Shuker

In medicine, a single mistake in an otherwise spotless career can determine the rest of your life—even if the mistake was not your own.

Elizabeth is a gifted surgeon—the only female consultant at her hospital....


Arctic Smoke

by Randy Nikkel Schroeder

On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, aging punk Lor Kowalski is unsure of his sanity. He is haunted by hallucinogens and harbingers, strung out on broken stories that he cannot piece together into a lucid whole....


Lost in the Spanish Quarter

by Heddi Goodrich

Told with the intimacy and ferocity of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels and set in the passionate, intense, and crumbling neighborhood known as the Spanish Quarter of Naples, comes a tale of two students...


The Divers' Game

by Jesse Ball

From the inimitable mind of award-winning author Jesse Ball, a novel about an unsettlingly familiar society that has renounced the concept of equality—and the devastating consequences of unmitigated power

The...


Three Flames

by Alan Lightman

  • A New York Times bestselling writer joins the Counterpoint list with this brief and extraordinary new novel. Both commercial and literary in execution, Three Flames will remind readers of Joan Silber, Ann Patchett,...

  • Small Silent Things

    by Robin Page

    A lyrical, haunting debut that explores the power of parenthood, identity, lust, and the legacy of trauma, as the lives of two neighbors are upended by ghosts from their past lives.

    When the news of her mother’s...


    The Glass Woman

    by Caroline Lea

    Longlisted for the Historical Writers Association Debut Crown Award

    In the tradition of Jane Eyre and RebeccaThe Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote...


    After the Flood

    by Kassandra Montag

    An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent.

    A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking...


    Doxology

    by Nell Zink

    A Recommended Book of 2019 from Vulture and Esquire

    Two generations of an American family come of age—one before 9/11, one after—in this moving and original novel from the “intellectually restless, uniquely...


    The Nine

    by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

    • As of 2018, there isn’t a top-tier New England boarding school that’s come away unscathed by scandals involving pornography, sexual assault, rape, and misconduct. Teachers and adults in authority have...


    Hard Mouth

    by Amanda Goldblatt

  • Counterpoint is proud to publishing the debut novel by this brilliant 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Fellow, Amanda Goldblatt
  • Written with the sheer wit and exuberance of Nell Zink and the hypnotic...

  • Shrug

    by Lisa Braver Moss

    • In the US, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner—which equates to more than 10 million women and men per year. Children who witness domestic violence in their homes are...


    The Land of Last Chances

    by Joan Cohen

    • In 2017, women held 51.6% of all management, professional, and related occupations, and 44% of the subcategory management, business and financial operations occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics, December...