A new novel from “one of the most beautiful,
original and ingenious prose stylists to have
come along in decades” (The New York Times
Magazine), which reintroduces feckless but
hopeful hero Paul Chowder, poet protagonist
of Baker’s acclaimed novel The Anthologist.
Blue Rider 288 pp. 978-0-399-16096-7 $26.95
“A piercing look at how a family recovers from
a devastating loss.”—Booklist (starred review).
Plume 208pp. 978-0-452-28740-2 $14.00
Free Teacher’s Guide available. See page 179.
CITY OF THIEVES
During the siege of Leningrad, two prisoners—a looter and a deserter—navigate their
brutal, deprived and lawless surroundings.
“Ingenious….No recent novel...travels so
quickly and surely between registers, from
humor to devastation.”—The New York Times
Plume 272pp. 978-0-452-29529-2 $16.00
ALA/RUSA Notable Book (fiction); Alex Award;
Amazon Editor’s Choice; Booklist Editor’s Choice
(adult fiction for young adults)
Also available: The 25th Hour 978-0-452-28295-7, When
the Nines Roll Over and Other Stories 978-0-452-28664-1
u WIDE OPEN
An evocative, beautiful debut novel about the
evolution of Abilene, Kansas, seen through the
eyes of a 15-year-old boy.
Berkley 384pp. 978-0-425-24748-8 $15.00
A Kansas Notable Book, Winner of the Western Writers of America 2013 Spur Award for Juvenile Fiction,
Winner of the 2013 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker
Award for Best Western First Novel, Winner of the
2012 Forward National Literature Award for Historical Fiction.
THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW
“A funny and unique debut.”—Publishers
Weekly (starred review). “Under the screaming rage of a Misfits or Ramones song, you
can hear a heart beating and that’s where
Peter Bognanni gets to work.”—Rob Sheffield,
author of Love Is a Mix Tape.
Berkley 368pp. 978-0-425-23888-2 $15.00
A School Library Journal Best Adult Book for Teens
u CALEB’S CROSSING
A historical novel inspired by the life of
a member of the Wopanaak tribe of Noepe,
the first American Indian to graduate from
Harvard. “Beautifully written...reconfirms
Geraldine Brooks’s reputation as one of our
most supple and insightful novelists.”—New
York Times Book Review. “[Bethia’s] voice—
rendered by Brooks with exacting attention to the
language and rhythm of the 17th century—is
captivatingly true to her time.”—New Yorker.
Penguin 320pp. 978-0-14-312107-7 $16.00
“A wholly original and engrossing story about
a man whose lofty principles are scorched by
his failings during the Civil War.”—Christian
Penguin 304pp. 978-0-14-303666-1 $16.00
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; a New York
Times Top Ten Book of the Year
Also available: People of the Book 978-0-14-311500-7, Year
of Wonders: A Novel of The Plague 978-0-14-200143-1
A STRANGER LIKE YOU
“A pithy, ironic L.A. noir full of broken dreams
and snappy repartee.”—Stewart O’Nan.
Plume 272pp. 978-0-452-29709-8 $15.00
Also available: The Doctor’s Wife 978-0-452-28691-7,
Somebody Else’s Daughter 978-0-452-29537-7
u RETURN TO OAKPINE
A finely wrought portrait of western American
life and of four men trying to make peace
with who they are in the world. “Carlson’s
new novel, with its themes of male friendship
and second chances, hoes much the same furrow as his lovely previous books….[He has]
crafted an emotive yet pellucid prose style that
conveys the profound spiritual satisfactions of
homecoming.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Viking 272pp. 978-0-670-02507-7 $25.95
Also available: Five Skies 978-0-14-311346-1, The Signal
THE PETTING ZOO
Preface by Patti Smith
“A well-steered, sincere exploration of the art
world’s secretive inner politics...Carroll’s typically trippy imagery runs freely throughout
the novel; his Manhattan is eternally seedy
and unspooled by sin.”— The Village Voice.
Penguin 336pp. 978-0-14-312009-4 $16.00
Also available: The Basketball Diaries 978-0-14-010018-
1, Fear of Dreaming 978-0-14-058695-4, Forced Entries
978-0-14-008502-0, Living at the Movies 978-0-14-042290-0,
Void of Course: Poems 1994–1997 978-0-14-058909-2
u THE LAST RUNAWAY
Chevalier brings the Underground Railroad
to life and illuminates the principles, passions
and realities that fueled this extraordinary
freedom movement. “A rich, well-researched
novel—it’s the story of one young woman
becoming an American.”—NPR, All Things
Plume 320 pp. 978-0-14-218036-5 $16.00
GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING
“Chevalier’s exploration into the soul of this
complex but naïve young woman is moving,
and her depiction of 17th-century Delft is marvelously evocative.”— The New York Times Book
Plume 240 pp. 978-0-452-28215-5 $15.00
Also available: Burning Bright 978-0-452-28907-9, Falling
Angels 978-0-452-28320-6, The Virgin Blue 978-0-452-
28444-9, The Lady and the Unicorn 978-0-452-28545-3,
Remarkable Creatures 978-0-452-29672-5
Please visit www.tchevalier.com
u MY EDUCATION
See page 47
Leah Hager Cohen
u THE GRIEF OF OTHERS
“Cohen is one of our foremost chroniclers of
the mundane complexities, nuanced tragedies
and unexpected tendernesses of human connection.”—The New York Times Book Review.
“Cohen creates gorgeous, uncommon descriptions that sound like grace notes on her pages.”
—The Washington Post.
Riverhead 384 pp. 978-1-594448-612- 8 $16.00
A New York Times Notable Book
u NO BOOK BUT THE WORLD
A rich, morally complex novel that asks: How
much do grown siblings owe one another?
Riverhead 320 pp. 978-1-59448-603-6 $27.95
Available April 2014
Also new in Riverhead: I Don’t Know: In Praise of
Admitting Ignorance (Except When You Shouldn’t) 978-
“[A] brilliant parody of noir and hardboiled
fiction and film.”—New York Journal of Books.
“As his dazzling career continues to demonstrate, Mr. Coover is a one-man Big Bang of
exploding creative force.”—New York Times.
Overlook 224 pp. 978-1-59020-680-5 $14.00
Also available: The Universal Baseball Association, inc.,
J. Henry Waugh, Prop. 978-1-59020-311-8