THE WILDS by Julia Elliott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"This book will take you to places you never dreamed of going and aren't quite sure you want to stay, but you won't regret the journey."
Robots may search for love, but there's nothing wilder than human nature in this genre-bending short story collection from debut writer Elliott. Read full book review >
HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT by Nuruddin Farah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2014

"An unassuming triumph of straightforward, topical storytelling that both adds to and augments a body of work worthy of a Nobel Prize."
A domestic drama is a prism illuminating the often conflicting cultural and social temperaments of contemporary Africa. Read full book review >

KILL MY MOTHER by Jules Feiffer
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Aug. 25, 2014

"An unusual, unforgettable, incomparable pulpy punch."
Award-winning cartoonist/illustrator/author/playwright Feiffer (Backing into Forward, 2010, etc.) delivers his first graphic novel, a sprawling, kinetic noir of giant women, jumbled identities and warped relations. Read full book review >
THOSE WHO LEAVE AND THOSE WHO STAY by Elena Ferrante
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Ferrante's lucid rendering of Lila's and Elena's entwined yet discrete lives illustrates both that the personal is political and that novels of ideas can compel as much as their lighter-weight counterparts."
This third volume of the Neopolitan trilogy continues to chronicle the turbulent lives of longtime friends Lila and Elena, as begun in the enigmatic Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend (2012) and The Story of a New Name (2013). Read full book review >
ALL I LOVE AND KNOW by Judith Frank
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"Strong storytelling driven by emotionally complex characters: first-rate commercial fiction."
Frank chronicles the difficult adjustments of a gay family formed by tragedy in her compelling follow-up to Crybaby Butch (2004). Read full book review >

THE SECRET PLACE by Tana French
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Everyone is this meticulously crafted novel might be playing—or being played by—everyone else."
A hint of the supernatural spices the latest from a mystery master as two detectives try to probe the secrets teenage girls keep—and the lies they tell—after murder at a posh boarding school. Read full book review >
THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith
Released: June 19, 2014

"Rowling proves once again that she's a master of plotting over the course of a series; you can see her planting seeds, especially when it comes to Robin, which can be expected to bear narrative fruit down the line. It will be a pleasure to watch what happens."
In her second pseudonymous outing as Galbraith, J.K. Rowling continues her examination of fame—those who want it, those who avoid it, those who profit from it. Read full book review >
AMERICAN INNOVATIONS by Rivka Galchen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Galchen's stories feel remarkably believable, despite their suggestion of alternate worlds and lives. This is a collection to read and keep on the bookshelf. It will stand the test of time."
In this story collection—which follows her debut novel, the well-received Atmospheric Disturbances (2008)—Galchen, one of the New Yorker's 20 Under 40, continues to plumb the unbelievable and unknowable mysteries of existence. Read full book review >