u DRIFTING HOUSE
“Has shades of Jhumpa Lahiri...recalls Alice
Munro....A textured, knowing and brilliant
debut.”—The Kansas City Star. “Lee conveys
the feeling that something urgent and profound is at stake beyond the lives of these
striving, damaged, and unforgettable characters.”—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin 224pp. 978-0-14-312293-7 $15.00
u ON THE NOODLE ROAD
See page 155
MILES FROM NOWHERE
The story of teenage Joon, a Korean immigrant
living in the Bronx of the 1980s. “Explosive.”
—Booklist (starred review). “An intense look at
life on the streets, one that gives genuine voice
and heart to struggling people on society’s
Riverhead 304pp. 978-1-59448-398-1 $14.00
Orange Prize Shortlist; Whiting Writers’ Award; a
Booklist Editor’s Choice Best Fiction 2009 and a Best
Adult Book for Young Adults
A STEP FROM HEAVEN
“Young Ju’s parents don’t want her to become
too American, and Young Ju is ashamed of
them....As in the best writing, the particulars
make the story universal.”—Booklist (starred).
Speak 160 pp. 978-0-14-250027-9 $7.99
Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in YA Literature
Also available: Wait for Me 978-0-14-240918-3
Bich Minh Nguyen
u PIONEER GIRL
From an award-winning author, a novel about
a Vietnamese American family’s ties to The
Little House on the Prairie. ”Nguyen’s wonderfully imagined literary history gets to the truth
about mothers, daughters, frontiers, and the
meaning of home.”—Wendy McClure, author
of The Wilder Life.
Viking 304pp. 978-0-670-02509-1 $26.95
Available February 2014
STEALING BUDDHA’S DINNER
A vivid memoir about childhood, assimilation, food, and growing up in the 1980s.
“[Nguyen’s] prose is engaging, precise, compact.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 272pp. 978-0-14-311303-4 $15.00
Winner of the PEN/Jerard Award; a Chicago Tribune
and Christian Science Monitor Best Book
Also available: Short Girls 978-0-14-311750-6
u A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING
“Terrific....Ozeki revels in Tokyo teen culture...
and explores quantum physics, military applications of computer video games, Internet
bullying, and Marcel Proust, all while creating
a vulnerable and unique voice for the 16-year-
old girl at its center.”—The Seattle Times.
“Combines great storytelling with a probing
investigation into the purpose of existence.”—
The Washington Post.
Viking 432 pp. 978-0-670-02663-0 $27.95
Penguin 432 pp. 978-0-14-312487-0 $16.00
Paperback available January 2014
MY YEAR OF MEATS
“A very funny, very ambitious first novel
about a Japanese American documentary
filmmaker who gleefully takes on the meat
industry, the media, wife-battering, sexism
and racism without ever losing sight of plot or
character.”—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin 400 pp. 978-0-14-028046-3 $16.00
Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize
Also available: All Over Creation 978-0-14-200389-3
Shawna Yang Ryan
“An auspicious debut that...opens our eyes to a
rich, poignant piece of Chinese-American history.”—Gail Tsukiyama.
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-311727-8 $15.00
Finalist for the Northern California Book Award
u THE MANGO BRIDE
“A brilliantly detailed picture of Phillipine life
at home and in America.”—Drusilla Campbell,
author of When She Came Home.
NAL 352 pp. 978-0-451-23984-6 $15.00
Grand Prize Winner of the Palanca Award for the
Barbara H. Solomon, editor
OTHER VOICES, OTHER VISTAS
Short Stories from Africa, China,
India, Japan, and Latin America
See page 137
THE JOY LUCK CLUB
“Beautifully written...a jewel of a book.”—The
New York Times Book Review. “Wonderful...a
significant lesson in what storytelling has
to do with memory and inheritance.”—San
Penguin 288 pp. 978-0-14-303809-2 $15.00
u ON SUCH A FULL SEA
The award-winning author’s new novel takes
his elegance of prose, masterly storytelling,
and long-standing interests in identity, culture, work, and love, and lifts them to a new
plane in this highly provocative story of one
woman’s quest in a future America.
Riverhead 336 pp. 978-1-59448-610-4 $27.95
Available January 2014
“A symphonic work that reprises the themes
of identity, familial legacies and the imperatives of fate...A gripping and fiercely imagined
work that burrows deep into the dark heart of
war.”—The New York Times.
Riverhead 496 pp. 978-1-59448-501-5 $16.00
A New York Times Notable Book
“[Holds] up a mirror to the American Dream
in all its glittering and treacherous promise.”
— The New York Times.
Riverhead 384 pp. 978-1-59448-070-6 $15.00
A New York Times Notable Book; a Christian Science Monitor and Publishers Weekly Best Book of
A GESTURE LIFE
“A beautifully tapestried story of seeking identity and acceptance in another culture while
remaining separate from the tug of it.”—Christian
Riverhead 368 pp. 978-1-57322-828-2 $16.00
A New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Publishers Weekly, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and ALA Notable Book of
the Year; a New Yorker Book Award Finalist; an
Esquire Distinguished Book of the Year; Talk Magazine’s Best Book of the Year
“The prose Lee writes is elliptical, riddling, poetic, often beautifully made.”—The New Yorker.
“Provocative...a searing portrait of the immigrant experience.”—Vanity Fair.
Riverhead 368 pp. 978-1-573-22531-1 $16.00
Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
for First Fiction