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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,...


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...


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...


Doxology

by Nell Zink

A Recommended Book of 2019 from Vulture and Esquire

Pam, Daniel, and Joe might be the worst punk band on the Lower East Side. Struggling to scrape together enough cash and musical talent to make it, they are...


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...

  • Speaking of Summer

    by Kalisha Buckhanon

    A literary thriller about one woman's desperate search for her missing twin sister, a multi-layered mystery set against the neighborhoods of Harlem.

    On a cold December evening, Autumn Spencer's twin sister Summer...


    One Night in Georgia

    by Celeste O. Norfleet

    Set in the summer of 1968, a provocative and devastating novel of individual lives caught in the grips of violent history—a timely and poignant story that reverberates with the power of Alice Walker’s Meridian...


    Your Fault

    by Andrew Cowan

    Set in a 1960s English new town, Your Fault charts one boy’s childhood from first memory to first love. A year older in each chapter, Peter’s story is told to him by his future self as he attempts to recreate...


    Triangulum

    by Masande Ntshanga

    Triangulum is an ambitious, often philosophical and genre-bending novel that covers a period of over 40 years in South Africa’s recent past and near future — starting from the collapse of the apartheid homeland...


    America Was Hard to Find

    by Kathleen Alcott

    Ecuador, 1969: An American expatriate, Fay Fern, sits in the corner of a restaurant, she and her young son Wright turned away from the television where Vincent Kahn becomes the first man to walk on the moon....


    [A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do]

    by Pete Fromm

  • An elegant and spare novel, widely appealing with commercial potential, The Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do features characters of the American West, isolated by land and by their actions, building a life...

  • Snegurochka

    by Judith Heneghan

    ‘Something terrible is happening here. Something terrible has already happened.’

    Snegurochka opens in Kiev in 1992, one year after Ukraine’s declaration of independence. Rachel, a troubled young English...


    Dream Sequence

    by Adam Foulds

    Newly divorced, Kristin chafes against her sister’s concerns about how she’s faring. After all, she’s redecorated her ex-husband out of her home, taken up yoga, and has a new love interest: a man she met...


    The Affairs of the Falcóns

    by Melissa Rivero

    A Recommended Book of 2019 from:

    Southern Living * Buzzfeed * The Huffington Post * Bustle * Fierce * Hip Latina * Ms. Magazine * Alma * Library Journal * The Rumpus * The Millions * Refinery29 * Electric Literature...


    A Woman Is No Man

    by Etaf Rum

    A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • A Washington Post 10 Books to Read in March • A Marie Claire Best Women’s Fiction of 2019 • A Washington Book Review Difficult-To-Put-Down Novel •...


    The Flying Troutmans

    by Miriam Toews

    "A wry, scary, heartfelt ode to the traverses we have to make in life." ––Elle

    From the beloved and award-winning author of All My Puny Sorrows and A Complicated Kindness comes this reissue of Miriam Toews'...


    Swimming with Horses

    by Oakland Ross

    An unlikely friendship between Canadian teenager Sam Mitchell and South African bad girl Hilary Anson sparks a journey to untangle an unsolved mystery.

    Eighteen-year-old Hilary Anson’s startling good looks...


    Sealskin

    by Su Bristow

    Donald, a young fisherman, is overwhelmed when he comes across a group of beautiful women dancing on the shore beneath the moonlight. They are selkies — seals that shed their skin once a year to become human...


    Savage Conversations

    by LeAnne Howe

    • The historical effacement of Native Americans has seen some remedy in the arts of late, and Savage Conversations brings both those original crimes, and the crime of their erasure from our history, to a much...


    Bowlaway

    by Elizabeth Mccracken

    A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley...