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A Quilt of Dreams

by Patricia Schonstein

Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine with-out them knowing each...


The Instructor

by Ann Ireland

When nineteen-year-old Simone Paris followed her art instructor/ lover Otto Guest to Mexico, she had no idea of the impact the decision will have on the formation of her personal identity. When Otto reappears,...


The Village: A Novel

by Nikita Lalwani

In her award-winning debut novel, Gifted, Nikita Lalwani crafted a brilliant coming-of-age story that “[called] to mind the work of such novelists as Zadie Smith and Monica Ali” (The Washington Post Book...


Caribou Island: A Novel

by David Vann

“Dazzling…. Vann knows the darkness but he writes from the compassionate light of art.  This is an essential book.”  —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange...


Search Party: Stories of Rescue

by Valerie Trueblood

In the epigraph to this volume, Penelope Fitzgerald tells us: “If a story begins with finding, it must end with searching,” and so we discover each story here to follow the arc of a search, just as each also...


Bombshell: A Novel

by James Reich

Bombshell is a feminist nuclear thriller set twenty-five years after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, in which an alienated young Russian woman born in its shadow undertakes a road trip across the U.S., waging a...


Stiltsville: A Novel

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize 2011

by Susanna Daniel

“A wise and loving portrait of a marriage….Susanna Daniel writes beautifully of matters of the heart.”

— Jennifer Haigh, author of The Condition

 

Against a vivid South Florida background, Susanna Daniel’s...


The Purgatory Press / After the End

by John Culbert

An ambitious publisher goes bankrupt, leaving behind a catalogue of extraordinary and improbable books. The characters in After the End all confront, in different ways, the question: what happens once everything...


A Private Sorcery

by Lisa Gornick

Saul Dubinsky, a sensitive, shy psychiatrist, was living a dual life. Following the attempted suicide of one of his patients, the dedicated young doctor turned to drugs. When he's arrested on criminal charges,...


Traveling Light

by Andrea Thalasinos

Paula Makaikis is ashamed of her marriage. Driven out of their bedroom by Roger's compulsive hoarding, she has spent the past ten years sleeping downstairs on her husband's ratty couch. Distant and uninspired,...


Nine Wives

by Dan Elish

Henry Mann is a 32-year-old bachelor who has spent the last few years watching everyone he knows get married. After the most recent wedding, where an intoxicated Henry proposes to no less than three women (including...


The Misadventures of Justin Hearnfeld

by Dan Elish

Meet Justin Hearnfeld, a young man just out of college who would love to lose fifteen pounds and grow three inches taller but otherwise isn't sure what he wants out of life. Seemingly directionless, he takes...


Bad Marie: A Novel

by Marcy Dermansky

“Reading Marcy Dermansky’s Bad Marie is like spending a rainy afternoon in a smaller, older movie theater watching a charming French movie with a woman (or a man) you’ve just met on the street and already...


Five Star Billionaire: A Novel

by Tash Aw

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND BOOKPAGE

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

An expansive,...


Lanceheim: A Novel

by Tim Davys

The second book in Tim Davys’s Mollisan Town quartet—following the critically-acclaimed AmbervilleLanceheim is a literary and psychological drama in which the trials and tribulations of stuffed animals...


The Humans: A Novel

by Matt Haig

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Radleys is back with his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a “silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful” (Philadelphia Inquirer) novel that’s “full of...


The Mouse-Proof Kitchen: A Novel

by Saira Shah

“A journey of the heart…Shah writes with sensuous passion” (The New York Times Book Review).

When Anna, a chef by profession, discovers she’s pregnant, she prepares to leave dreary London behind and move...


The Staggerford Flood

by Jon Hassler

In The Staggerford Flood, Jon Hassler brings back Agatha McGee and reunites other favorite characters from his award-winning Staggerford novels. When a flood hits Staggerford and neighboring towns, Agatha McGee's...


American Supernatural Tales

by Various & S. T. Joshi

As Stephen King will attest, the popularity of the occult in American literature has only grown since the days of Edgar Allan Poe. American Supernatural Tales celebrates the richness of this tradition with chilling...


More Than It Hurts You: A Novel

by Darin Strauss

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Josh Goldin's happy yet unexamined existence is shattered one morning when his wife, Dori, rushes their eight-month- old son to the emergency room in severe distress....