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Dear friends, Spring! It must win among the seasons for Most Popular Metaphorical Crutch. And who am I to resist its charms? Because it’s hard for me to look at the books on our Spring/Summer list without thinking of the delight I feel every April when my garden starts to come to life: the joy of seeing old favorites reemerge, the exciting prospect of adding new variety to the mix. This season marks the return of some beloved Little, Brown friends: on the fiction front, to name only a few, we’re thrilled to welcome back Emma Donoghue, Joshua Ferris, Zachary Lazar, and Tony Earley. From San Francisco to New York City, from Tel Aviv to Appalachia, these brilliant storytellers take us places and tell us about our lives as nobody else can. And nonfiction stalwarts are also in abundance: Walter R. Borneman on the American Revolution; Dr. John J. Ratey on the evolutionary roots of living well; William Poundstone on beating the odds; and Sam Kean on the unlikely origins of neurosurgery. The season of new beginnings is also the perfect time to welcome new voices, from debut novelists to veteran journalists; from baseball’s most legendary closer to one of the culinary world’s leading innovators. Also among this year’s bountiful crop (I can’t stop) is our first book of poetry in 30 years; an illuminating consideration of how water improves our physical and psychological lives; and the utterly winning memoir of a London nanny. In short, it’s a list full of joy, energy, and life, much like spring itself. As always, thank you for helping us bring these books into the world, where in the hands of eager readers they can truly bloom. Happy reading,

Reagan Arthur

april – auGust 2014

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eGG: a culinary exploration of the world’s Most versatile ingredient 26-27

Walter R. Borneman aNGels Make tHeir Hope Here: a Novel

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Breena Clarke tHe betr ayers: a Novel

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David Bezmozgis black lake: a Novel

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Factory MaN: How one Furniture Maker battled 50 offshoring, stayed local—and Helped save an american town

Beth Macy tHe Fever: a Novel

FroG Music: a Novel

blue MiNd: the surprising science that shows How 47 being Near, in, on, or under water can Make you Happier, Healthier, More connected, and better at what you do

Go wild: Free your body and Mind from the afflictions of civilization

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Edan Lepucki tHe carNivore’s MaNiFesto: eating well, eating responsibly, and eating Meat

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tHe closer

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Matthew Quirk dirty work

Gabriel Weston

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tHe Hall: a celebr atioN oF baseball’s Greats in stories and images, the complete roster of inductees by the positions they played

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Foreword by Tom Brokaw 16

Zachary Lazar

Mariano Rivera tHe directive: a Novel

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John J. Ratey, MD, and Richard Manning

i pity tHe poor iMMiGr aNt: a Novel

Patrick Martins with Mike Edison Foreword by Alice Waters

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Megan Abbott Emma Donoghue

caliForNia: a Novel

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James Patterson and David Ellis letter coMposed duriNG a lull iN tHe FiGHtiNG: poems

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Kevin Powers 60

love , NiNa: a Nanny writes Home

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Nina Stibbe tHe MatcHMaker: a Novel

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Michael Jordan: The Life

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Roland Lazenby Mr. Tall: Stories

Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees

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Burial Rites: A Novel

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Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo Charlie Huston

The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe A Novel

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Nicholas Mennuti with David Guggenheim Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

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David Shafer You: A Novel

Austin Grossman

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Eating on the Wild Side The Missing Link to Optimum Health

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Jo Robinson 117

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times

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Roy Peter Clark 116

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Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages

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Clyde Edgerton True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure

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Mary Simses

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Andrew Weil, MD, and Sam Fox, with Michael Stebner

Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge: Stories

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David Sedaris 93

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Michelle de Kretser 110

Cate Lineberry Shorecliff: A Novel

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Ursula DeYoung Stella Bain: A Novel

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Anita Shreve Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines

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Questions of Tr avel: A Novel

Stephen Lloyd Jones

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Gill Hornby

The Liars’ Gospel: A Novel 66

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Donna Tartt The Hive: A Novel

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron, and Kelly Tieger

Courtney Angela Brkic

Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls

Weaponized: A Novel

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Kevin Maher

The Goldfinch: A Novel

Marc Guggenheim

The Suspect: A Novel

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey 18 of American Women from 1960 to the Present: Keepsake Edition

Ronald C. Rosbottom

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Dean King

The First Rule of Swimming: A Novel

David Morrell

The String Diaries

James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

When Paris Went Dark: Life and Death Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

Murder as a Fine Art: A Novel

Skinner: A Novel 20-21

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Michael Robotham

SEAL Team Six: Hunt The Jackal

Sarah Lotz To Rise Again at a Decent Hour: A Novel

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Paul Bogard

The Fields: A Novel

James Sallis

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Kanae Minato

Lost: A Novel

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons 49 And Other True Stories of Trauma, Madness, Affliction, and Recovery That Reveal the Surprising History of the Human Brain

Those Who Wish Me Dead

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Edna O’Brien

The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story

Marcia Clark

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Greg Rucka

Confessions: A Novel

Chuck Todd Sweetness #9: A Novel

Country Girl: A Memoir

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light

Richard Lange

The Competition: A Rachel Knight Novel 

Polly Dugan The Str anger: Barack Obama in the White House

Angel Baby: A Novel Br avo

Natalie Young So Much a Part of You

We Need New Names: A Novel

Luis Alberto Urrea

Edward Dolnick Season to Taste: A Novel

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The Devil’s Highway: A True Story

William Poundstone The Rush: America’s Fevered Quest for Fortune,  1848-1855

The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age

Robert Weintraub 96-97

Alan Weisman

Nicole Kelby Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?

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Gabriel Roth

Hannah Kent

Olivia Glazebrook The Nolan Ryan Beef and Barbecue Cookbook Recipes from a Texas Kitchen

The Unknowns: A Novel

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Tony Earley Never Mind Miss Fox: A Novel

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Emma Donoghue’s explosive new novel, based on an Into unsolved murder in 1876 San Francisco. Praise for Astray:

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Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. bookThe description/bullets survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny’s murderer to justice—if he doesn’t track her down first. The story Blanche struggles to piece together is one of free-love bohemians, desperate paupers and arrogant millionaires; of jealous men, icy women and damaged children. It’s the secret life of Jenny herself, a notorious character who breaks the law every morning by getting dressed: a charmer as slippery as the frogs she hunts. In thrilling, cinematic style, FROG MUSIC digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime. Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue’s lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown like no other. • Emma Donoghue discovered the true story of Jenny’s unsolved murder and was held tight in its grip. Her intense research combines with rich storytelling to bring a kind of closure to a real-life mystery. • Donoghue’s previous novel, Room, has sold more than 1.5 million copies and was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 60 weeks. Room was a 2010 Man Booker Prize finalist and received rave reviews from major outlets including Entertainment Weekly, the New York Times Book Review, San Francisco Chronicle, People, Time, and The New Yorker.

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Blanche steps out in the streetcar’s wake, watching for fresh dung in the uncertain dusk—which means she doesn’t see the thing till it’s on top of her. Black antlerish handlebars, that’s all she has time to glimpse before the gigantic spokes are swallowing her skirts. Her scream seems to break the bicycle in two. Machine explodes one way and rider another, smashing Blanche to the ground. She tries to spring up but her right leg won’t bear her. Mouth too dry to spit. The lanky daredevil jumps up, rubbing one elbow, as lively as a clown. “Ça va, Mademoiselle?” French much the same as Blanche’s own; the voice not a man’s, not a boy’s even. A girl, for all the gray jacket, vest, pants, the jet hair hacked above the sunburned jawline. One of these eccentrics on which the City prides itself—which only aggravates Blanche’s irritation, as if the whole collision was nothing but a gag, and never mind who’s left with merde on her hem.

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The award-winning author of The Yellow Birds returns Into with an extraordinary debut poetry collection.

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National Book Award finalist, Iraq war veteran, novelist and poet Kevin Powers creates a deeply affecting portrait of a life shaped by war. LETTER COMPOSED DURING book description/bullets A LULL IN THE FIGHTING captures the many moments that comprise a soldier’s life: driving down the Texas highway; waiting for the unknown in the dry Iraq heat; writing a love letter; listening to a mother recount her dreams. Written with evocative language and discernment, Powers’s poetry strives to make sense of war and its echoes through human experience. Just as The Yellow Birds was hailed as the “first literary masterpiece produced by the Iraq war,” this collection will make its mark as a powerful, enduring work (Los Angeles Times). • The Yellow Birds (LB, 978-0-316-21936-5, 9/12) was a New York Times bestseller and has shipped more than 200,000 copies across all formats. Declared one of the best books of 2012 by over 20 publications, the novel was a National Book Award finalist, a PEN/Hemingway Award winner, a Guardian First Book Award winner, and a Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Award finalist. • Much of the publicity for The Yellow Birds drew attention to Powers’s talents as a poet. Fans of the novel will be excited for the author’s first poetry collection, which explores similar themes.

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A strikingly provocative, behind-the-scenes

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narrative of President Obama’s White House tenure, by NBC’s award-winning Chief White House Correspondent.

Jacqueline Kennedy’s iconic pink suit.

On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit that was his favorite. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon, where a young seamstress, an Irish immigrant named Kate, worked behind the scenes to meticulously craft the memorable outfits. While the two never met, Kate knew every tuck and pleat of the First Lady’s polished, perfect image. When the pink suit Kate created becomes iconic for all the wrong reasons, her already fragile world—divided between the excess and artistry of Chez Ninon and the traditional values of her insular neighborhood—threatens to rip apart. THE PINK SUIT is the unforgettable story of an ordinary young woman with extraordinary access to glamour and fashion, living in an America on the brink of transformation.

Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But when he got to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, that distinction turned out to be double-edged. While he’d been a brilliant campaign politician, working inside the system as president turned out to be much more of a challenge than Obama had ever imagined. In THE STRANGER, Chuck Todd draws upon his unprecedented inner circle sources to create a gripping account of Obama’s White House years. In doing so, not only does he give us the most revealing portrait of this fascinating president and his struggles, but he illuminates what “Obamism” really is, what the president stands for and how his decisions have changed—and will change— American politics for generations.

• Chuck Todd is a regular on NBC’s Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today, Meet the Press, and MSNBC. • Taking full advantage of Todd’s deep knowledge of Washington’s ways, and his unparalleled sources, THE STRANGER is a gripping, behind-the-scenes, “you are there” narrative that asks big questions and breaks big news. • Todd’s fans—self-proclaimed “Chuckolytes”—exemplify a dedicated following like no other reporter in Washington.

The Stranger Barack Obama in the White House Chuck Todd 978-0-316-07957-0

$29.00 ($32.00 in Canada) • Politics • 6 x 9 ¼ • 400 pgs • 16-24 b/w photos • Territories: World • Editor: Geoff Shandler Hachette Audio: Unabr. CD: 978-1-60024-970-9 • $29.98/$32.98 Large Print Edition: 978-0-316-24520-3 • $31.00/$34.00 Also available in downloadable audio and e-book formats

• Like The Paris Wife (Ballantine Books, 2011) and Loving Frank (Ballantine Books, 2007), THE PINK SUIT draws from the lives of iconic figures in history—including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Coco Chanel—and is set in the Mad Men world of 1960s New York City. • Fans of the pink suit are numerous and vocal, yet most don’t know the true story of its origin. Kelby’s research brought her into contact with firsthand accounts—from the young woman who modeled Mrs. Kennedy’s clothes for Chez Ninon to the son of one of the backroom seamstresses—that make THE PINK SUIT uniquely compelling and rich.

The Pink Suit A Novel Nicole Mary Kelby 978-0-316-23565-5

$26.00 ($29.00 in Canada) • Fiction • 6 x 9 ¼ • 304 pgs Territories: World English • UK, Audio, Book Club, and Large Print rights: Little, Brown and Company; First Serial, Translation, and Performance: International Creative Management Editor: Laura Tisdel Also available in downloadable audio and e-book formats

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In this innovative cookbook, James Beard

From the author of the bestselling River, Cross

My Heart—a passionately told story of interracial harmony in the Civil War era.

Award-winning author Michael Ruhlman explains why the egg is the key to the craft of cooking.

Russell’s Knob is not paradise. But already in 1863 this New Jersey highlands settlement is home to a diverse population of blacks and whites and reds who have intermarried and lived in relative peace for generations. It is a haven for Dossie Bird, who has escaped north along the Underground Railroad and now feels the embrace of the Smoot family: Duncan (so much older than Dossie; could he expect her to be his helpmeet?), his reticent sister, his exuberant nephews, and a circle of friends that includes the local spirit woman, Noelle. Tentatively, Dossie begins to lay down roots—until an act of violence propels her away from Russell’s Knob and eventually into the mayhem of New York City’s mean streets. With the same storytelling brio that distinguished the acclaimed novels River, Cross My Heart and Stand the Storm, Breena Clarke weaves the richly dramatic story of one woman’s triumph in the crucible of history.

For culinary visionary Michael Ruhlman, the question is not whether the chicken or the egg came first, it’s how anything could be accomplished in the kitchen without the magic of the common egg. He starts with perfect poached and scrambled eggs and builds up to brioche and Italian meringue. Along the way readers learn to make their own mayonnaise, pasta, custards, quiches, cakes, and other preparations that rely fundamentally on the hidden powers of the egg. Nearly 100 recipes are grouped by technique (boiled, pressure-cooked, poached, fried, coddled, separated, etc.), and range from simple (Egg Salad with Tarragon and Chives) to sophisticated (nougat). Dozens of step-by-step photographs guide the home cook through this remarkable culinary journey.

• Ruhlman envisioned the structure for this book as a flowchart, with the whole egg at the top and its components and many uses branching out. A removable illustrated flowchart is included with the book! • Last year’s Ruhlman’s Twenty won a James Beard Award and an IACP Award. Ruhlman is also the co-author of The French Laundry Cookbook and the Bouchon books with Thomas Keller and books by other leading chefs. Readers follow him fanatically at Ruhlman.com.

Egg A Culinary Exploration of the World’s Most Versatile Ingredient Michael Ruhlman Photographs by Donna Turner Ruhlman 978-0-316-25406-9

$40.00 ($44.00 in Canada) • Cookbook • 8 x 10 • 304 pgs 175 4/c photos • Territories: World • UK, Translation, First Serial, Audio, Book Club, and Large Print rights: Little, Brown and Company; Performance rights: Creative Artists Agency Editor: Michael Sand

“A naturally curious and intelligent cook, Michael has amassed a vast amount of culinary knowledge through his many years being around and writing about food.”

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• River, Cross My Heart, which has sold more than 700,000 copies, was the October 1999 selection of Oprah’s Book Club. • This novel’s startling climax is an account of the infamous 1863 draft riots, a momentous turning point in race relations in the U.S. • Breena Clarke, who has lived in New Jersey for more than two decades, has drawn inspiration from the stories and legends of the settlers of the Ramapo Mountains.

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$26.00 ($29.00 in Canada) • Fiction • 6 x 9 ¼ • 352 pgs Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market • First Serial, Audio, Book Club, and Large Print rights: Little, Brown and Company; UK, Translation, and Performance rights: Cynthia Cannell Literary Agency: • Editor: Terry Adams Also available in downloadable audio and e-book formats

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The stunning new novel by the author of

“Breezy, sophisticated, hilarious, rude, and

Sway is another “brilliant portrayal of life as a legend” (Margot Livesey).

aching with sweetness: LOVE, NINA might be the most charming book I’ve ever read.” —MARIA SEMPLE

In 1972, the American gangster Meyer Lansky petitions the Israeli government for citizenship. His request is denied, and he is returned to the U.S. to stand trial. He leaves behind a mistress in Tel Aviv, a Holocaust survivor named Gila Konig. In 2009, American journalist Hannah Groff travels to Israel to investigate the killing of an Israeli writer. She soon finds herself inside a web of violence that takes in the American and Israeli Mafias, the biblical figure of King David, and the modern state of Israel. As she connects the dots between the murdered writer, Lansky, Gila, and her own father, Hannah becomes increasingly obsessed with the dark side of her heritage. Part crime story, part spiritual quest, I PITY THE POOR IMMIGRANT is also a novelistic consideration of Jewish identity.

• Zachary Lazar’s previous novel, Sway (LB, 978-0-31611309-0, 1/08), was chosen as a Best Book of 2008 by the Los Angeles Times, and his memoir, Evening’s Empire: The Story of My Father’s Murder (LB, 978-0-316-03768-6, 11/09), was named a Best Book of 2009 in the Chicago Tribune. • I PITY THE POOR IMMIGRANT melds a variety of influences including the legendary figure of Meyer Lansky, now a character on Boardwalk Empire. Lazar was also inspired by Philip Roth’s The Ghost Writer, and E.L. Doctorow’s The Book of Daniel. His novel also examines themes similar to those in Nicole Krauss’s Great House and Robert Stone’s Damascus Gate.

I Pity the Poor Immigrant A Novel Zachary Lazar 978-0-316-25403-8

$25.00 ($28.00 in Canada) • Fiction • 5½ x 8¼ • 224 pgs Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market • First Serial, Audio, Book Club, and Large Print rights; Little, Brown and Company; UK, Translation, and Performance rights: William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC • Editor: Pat Strachan Also available as an e-book

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Nina Stibbe, after leaving her work as a nanny

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In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs: there’s a cat nobody likes, suppertime visits from a famous local playwright, a mysteriously unpaid milk bill, and repeated misadventures parking the family car. Dinner table discussions cover the gamut, from the greats of English literature, to swearing in German, to sexually transmitted diseases. There’s no end to what Nina can learn from these boys (rude words) and their broadminded mother (the who’s who of literary London). A charming, hilarious, and sweetly inspiring celebration of bad food and good company, LOVE, NINA makes a young woman’s adventures in a new world come alive.

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Title To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

Joshua Ferris

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“I don’t have anything against other people,” I said. “Do I understand other people? No. What they do mystifies me. They’re out there right now, playing in the fields, boating, tanning, whatever. Good for them. You know what, Betsy? I’d love to boat with them. Yeah, let’s boat! Let’s eat shrimp together!” “Jesus Mary and Joseph,” said Betsy, “how did we start talking about eating shrimp? I was only trying to convince you to build a website and get on Facebook to improve our billings.” I ignored her. “Do I envy other people? Of course I do,” I said. “Marvel at them? Constantly. Secretly study them? Every day. I just don’t get any closer to understanding them. But do you know what I don’t understand even more than I don’t understand the boating and the tanning? Reading about the boating and the tanning online! Now I have to spend all that time that I’m not doing the thing they’re doing reading about them doing it? Where does this idea of greater connection come from? I’ve never in my life felt more disconnected. It’s like how the rich get richer. The connected get more connected while the disconnected get more disconnected.”

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Four simultaneous plane crashes. Three child Into survivors. A religious fanatic who insists “The Three” are harbingers of the apocalypse. What if he’s right? Praise for Sarah Lotz:

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The world is stunned when four planes crash within hours of each other on different book description/bullets continents. There doesn’t seem to be a correlation between the crashes, except that in three of the four air disasters, a single child is the only survivor. Dubbed “The Three” by the press, these “miracle children” become international celebrities. Things take a dark turn when a fanatical preacher starts insisting that the survivors are three of the four harbingers of the apocalypse. As the children’s behavior becomes increasingly disturbing, even their loved ones start to suspect there could be some truth behind the conspiracy theory. And when a survivor from the fourth accident is found, deadly alliances are formed and it becomes increasingly difficult—and dangerous—to decipher the truth. Combining the complexity of Lost and the thrills of Stephen King, THE THREE is an enormously ambitious, original thriller from a blazingly talented author. • THE THREE is a mainstream crossover novel in the vein of Justin Cronin’s The Passage (Ballantine Books, 2010). It’s a pre-apocalyptic epic with impressive scope and global appeal. • THE THREE is poised to be an international blockbuster, with rights already sold in 15 countries. • Sarah Lotz has put her unique imagination to work in the past by collaborating on urban horror and pulp fiction zombie novels. THE THREE marks her solo debut.

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Sarah Lotz

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She tries to open her mouth to shout; can’t seem to make her jaw move this time. Please. I’m here. Hospital. Get help. A soft thud behind her head. “Ack,” she manages. “Ack.” Something touches her hair, and she feels tears rolling down her cheeks—she’s safe. They’re here to rescue her. The shush-pad of running feet. Don’t go. Don’t leave me. Bare feet suddenly appear in front of her eyes. Small feet, dirty, it’s dark, so dark, but they look to be smeared with black goop—mud? blood? “Help me, help me, help me,” that’s it, she’s talking now. Good girl. If she’s talking she’s going to be fine. She’s just in shock. Yep. That’s all. “Help me.” A face looms towards her; it’s so close she can feel the whisper of the boy’s breath on her cheeks. She tries to focus on his eyes. Are they ...? Impossible. It’s just the poor light. They’re white, all white, no pupils oh Jesus help me. A scream grows in her chest, lodges in her throat, she can’t get it out, it’s going to choke her. The face jerks away. Her lungs are heavy, liquid. Now it hurts to breathe.

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The memoir from the greatest relief pitcher of Into all time. Praise for Mariano Rivera:

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639

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13

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A new look at the American Revolution’s first weeks, Into from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.

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When we look back on our nation’s history, the American Revolution can feel almost like a foregone conclusion. In reality, the first weeks of the war were much more tenuous, and a fractured and ragtag group of colonial militias had to coalesce to have even slimmest chance of toppling the mighty British Army. book the description/bullets AMERICAN SPRING follows a fledgling nation from Paul Revere’s little-known ride of December 1774 and the first shots fired on Lexington Green through the catastrophic Battle of Bunker Hill, culminating with a Virginian named George Washington taking command of colonial forces on July 3, 1775. Focusing on the colorful heroes John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Benjamin Franklin, and Patrick Henry, and the ordinary Americans caught up in the revolution, Walter Borneman tells the story of how a decade of discontent erupted into an armed rebellion that forged our nation. • This is a completely fresh approach to the opening months of the American Revolution from the eyes and ears of the people who orchestrated it and were enveloped by it. • Borneman has written books on the French and Indian War and the War of 1812, making him the perfect author to explore the historical context of the American Revolution. He has received endorsements from Evan Thomas, Jon Meacham, and Douglas Brinkley. • The Admirals (LB, 0-316-09784-0, 5/12) has sold very well, shipping 48,000 copies in hardcover and selling more than 20,000 in e-book. Borneman’s backlist also sells well and according to Bookscan, 1812 (HarperCollins, 2004) sold 60,000 copies and Polk (Random House, 2008) sold more than 30,000 copies. excerpt text

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Walter R. Borneman

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On the third Monday of every April, the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts celebrate. Around the towns of Lexington and Concord and in between along what is called Battle Road, the sounds of fifes and drums and the rattle of re-enactors’ muskets fill the spring air. Individuals in period costumes tell stories, march in military formations, and pose for photographs. Down the road in Boston, the annual marathon is under way. The Patriots are a football team, Samuel Adams is a beer, and John Hancock an insurance company. The celebration is Patriots’ Day, and who now would not be a patriot? The outcome of what began in earnest that long-ago morning on Lexington Green seems preordained and inevitable. But in the spring of 1775, the central issue— blind obedience to Great Britain no matter how oppressive its rule or independence to form a more representative government—was very much in doubt and the opposing sides not yet irrevocably defined. Who were the rebels? Who were the loyalists? Who were those caught in the middle? Liberty and independence were noble concepts, but how far across the populace would their bounty be spread?

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The Women’s Murder Club is stalked by a killer

Two brothers, millions of dollars—and the

San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn’t be better. Then the FBI sends Lindsay a photo of a killer from her past, and her happy world is shattered. The picture captures a beautiful woman at a stoplight. But all Lindsay sees is the psychopath behind those seductive eyes: Mackie Morales, the most deranged and dangerous mind the Women’s Murder Club has ever encountered. In this pulse-racing, emotionally charged novel by James Patterson, the Women’s Murder Club must find a killer—before she finds them first.

After escaping the corrupt back rooms of Washington, DC, Mike Ford is again playing a dangerous game—and this time the stakes are even higher. Mike’s brother is in over his head in a powerful conspiracy to steal a secret worth billions of dollars from the little-known but unbelievably influential trading desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In an effort to help, Mike soon finds himself trapped by the dangerous men in charge—and forced to call on all the skills of his criminal past in order to escape. In this sharp, pulse-pounding sequel to The 500, Mike Ford again stars as the cunning and courageous ex-con man with a big heart, and Matthew Quirk confirms that he is one of the most exciting thriller writers at work today.

heist of a lifetime.

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Authentic, easy-to-prepare Texas beef and

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Legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan grew up in Texas and early on developed a passion for cattle ranching that rivaled his interest in baseball. His first cookbook offers 75 recipes for sizzling T-bone and rib-eye steaks, mouthwatering burgers, slow-cooked barbecue ribs, and more. Working with chef Cristobal Vazquez, Nolan presents a fresh take on the Tex-Mex standards of his childhood. The book includes family recipes for Sunday roasts and brisket, savory side dishes, and a few favorite desserts as well, including Ruth Ryan’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake. In the accompanying texts Nolan shares his love of the food of the Southwest and the lessons he’s learned in a remarkable career in baseball and in cattle ranching.

When most people think of Michael Jordan, they think of the beautiful shots, his body totally in sync with the ball, hitting nothing but net. He is responsible for incredible moments so ingrained in basketball history that they have their own names: The Shrug, The Shot, The Flu Game. But for all his greatness, there’s also a dark side to Jordan: a ruthless competitor, a gambler. There’s never been a biography that balanced these personas—until now. Drawing on personal relationships with Jordan’s coaches; countless interviews with friends, teammates, family members, and Jordan himself; and a career in the trenches covering Jordan in college and the pros, Roland Lazenby provides the first truly definitive study of Jordan: the player, the icon, and the man.

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• Few ball players of any generation are as beloved as Nolan Ryan, who won more than 300 games, tossed seven no-hitters (a major-league record), and played for 27 years in the majors. He is beloved by fans of all his teams: the Mets, the Angels, and the Rangers. • Nolan’s previous books, Miracle Man (W. Pub. Group, 1991) and The Pitcher’s Bible (Simon & Schuster, 1991), were both bestsellers. JR Rosenthal has written six books on baseball, including collaborations with Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson, and Don Mattingly. He is co-author with Todd Blackledge of Taste of the Town: A Guided Tour of College Football’s Best Places to Eat (Center Street, 9/13).

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debut novel about a family losing grip of its legacy: a majestic house on the cliffs of ireland. The Campbells have lived happily at Dulough—an idyllic, rambling estate isolated on the Irish seaside—for generations. But upkeep has drained the family coffers, and so John Campbell must be bold: to keep Dulough, he will open its doors to the public as a museum. He and his wife, daughter, and son will move from the luxury of the big house to a dank, small caretaker’s cottage. The upheaval strains the already tenuous threads that bind the family —and when a tragic accident befalls them, long-simmering resentments and unanswered yearnings rise to the surface. As each character is given a turn to speak, their voices tell a complicated, fascinating story about what happens when the upstairs becomes the downstairs, and what legacy is left when family secrets are revealed.

Everyone dreams of Cooperstown. It’s a hallowed name in baseball, for players as well as their fans. It’s a house where legends live; it’s everything that’s great about the game. Never before has the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum published a complete registry of inductees with plaques, photographs, and extended biographies. In this unique, 75th anniversary edition, read the stories of every player inducted into the Hall, organized by position. Each section begins with an original essay by a living Hall of Famer who played that position: Hank Aaron, George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Carlton Fisk, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Morgan, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan, and Robin Yount.

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• BLACK LAKE is a literary debut by a budding talent certain to garner serious review attention. • Lane’s own background and extensive research into Irish estates help make this debut a stunning portrait of rural Ireland for armchair travelers and all those interested in the legacy of ancestral homes.

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“In this beautiful portrait of a family faced with unbearable loss, Lane reveals, not only what slips between the cracks in everyday communication, but also the secret loves and longings we all harbor, even if we never allow our hearts to speak.” –JOHN BURNSIDE, AUTHOR OF THE GLISTER

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brings to life a terrifying villain—a man who is somehow invisibly connected to hundreds of crimes across the country.

Everyone thinks Emma Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emma has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her nightly recurring nightmares of an allconsuming fire. Not even Emma’s ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison “Books” Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emma finds a piece of evidence he can’t afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day—and they’re all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes?

• James Patterson has had 90 New York Times hardcover bestselling novels. • This is Patterson’s third stand-alone thriller coauthored by David Ellis, following Guilty Wives and Mistress. Ellis is a Chicago attorney and the author of nine novels including Line of Vision (Putnam, 2001), for which he won the Edgar Allan Poe Award, and The Hidden Man (Putnam, 2009), which earned him a 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize nomination. • Guilty Wives (LB, 978-0-316-09756-7) has sold over 1.4 million copies across all formats since its publication in 3/12. Mistress (LB, 978-0-316-21107-9 ), will be published in 8/13.

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In this touching new novel from Elin Hilderbrand, a Into dying woman sets out to find love for those closest to her—before it’s too late.

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Something was wrong, and Dabney didn’t know who to tell first—Box or Clen. It was a Friday, which meant Box was at their house on Charter Street. Box would be working, and therefore distracted, but he would set down his pen and turn off the classical music so he could listen to Dabney’s list of symptoms. Clen would be on his computer; he was always on his computer. He was working on a piece about island extremism in Malaysia, more specifically in the eastern coastal towns of Kota Bharu, Mersing, Cherating. When Clen got immersed in a piece he was hard to reach. He might look up but not see her, which caused Dabney fits of jealousy unbecoming to a 48-year-old woman. She wanted to be the center of Clen’s attention. She was jealous because both Clen and Box could lose themselves in their work; it was more than a job, more than a career, it was a passion and a love. Dabney herself adored the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce; she had never worked anywhere else, nor would she want to. But her job at the Chamber did not own her. Love owned her.

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The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a Into lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In GOdescription/bullets book WILD, Harvard Medical School professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace. This mismatch affects every area of our lives, from our general physical health to our emotional well-being. Investigating the power of living according to our genes in the areas of diet, exercise, sleep, nature, mindfulness, and more, GO WILD examines how tapping into our core DNA combats modern disease and psychological afflictions, from autism and depression to diabetes and heart disease. Ratey says that by focusing on the ways of the past, it is possible to secure a healthier and happier future, and GO WILD will show you how. • Ratey’s Spark (LB, 978-0-316-11350-2, 1/08) revolutionized how we understand the true benefits of exercise. Spark is now in its 16th printing, has sold 175,000 combined copies, and has appeared on the Boston Globe and Denver Post bestseller lists, among others. Driven to Distraction (Touchstone, 1998) has sold more than a million copies. • GO WILD taps into the popularity of the Paleo diet but goes far beyond to cover the entire spectrum of how we live today.

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“Wild.” This is the word we need now. The ailments we are concerned with here are called diseases of civilization, because they came with civilization, which is to say, cropped up over the course of the last 10,000 years, but have built to a fever-pitch of an epidemic during the last couple of generations. Before civilization, everything was wild, including humans. The polite term of anthropology is “hunter-gatherer,” but calling our ancestors “wild” explains so much more. Before farming and cities, we were wild humans. Ever since, more and more of us have been tamed, and this is what is making us ill. All that unfolds in this book will be the case for honoring the design of our bodies evolution gave us, but the easier way to say it is this: Go wild. Worldwide, there is a growing and necessary trend toward restoring wild systems, ecological restoration. The Europeans call this process “re-wilding.” We are arguing that the human body is every bit as complex and biodiverse as any wild ecosystem, and like ecosystems, it works best when restored to wild conditions. So think of this book as instructions for re-wilding your life.

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The newest thriller from Michael Koryta, New York Times bestselling author.

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Jack and Patrick Blackwell are two of America’s most unspeakable criminals, bloodthirsty brothers who live and prey on those weak enough to believe in morality or mercy. Sixteen-year-old Jace Wilson accidentally sees them execute a man in cold blood, and his life is upended: Forced into a survival program for troubled teens, given a new name and past, he is sent to the Montana wilderness where his parents hope he can be kept safe and hidden. But the Blackwells are on his trail, heading across the country to silence him, slaughtering anyone in their way. And Jace is on the run, hiking through the Montana mountains, just as wildfires are starting to rage out of control. Trapped in a breathtaking, lethal landscape, aided by a survival trainer and a wilderness firefighter, Jace is determined, terrified—and he’s running out of time. • The Prophet (LB, 978-0-316-12261-0, 8/12) was a New York Times bestseller. Envy the Night (Minotaur Books, 2008) won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller. • The list of authors who have praised Koryta’s work is long and impressive: Stephen King, Michael Connelly, Dean Koontz, Dennis Lehane, Lee Child, Laura Lippman, George Pelecanos, Scott Smith, Stewart O’Nan, James Patterson, Ridley Pearson, Ron Rash, Dan Simmons, Joe Lansdale, and Daniel Woodrell. • The adaptation of The Prophet is in development with Nick Wechsler, the producer of The Road. Channing Tatum is attached to the film. Additionally, The Cypress House (LB, 1/11) is in development with director Chris Columbus (Harry Potter, Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Goonies).

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Don’t get sick, don’t make a sound, you cannot make a sound. For a few seconds all was quiet. They were going to leave. He thought that they were probably going to leave and Jace would get out of here yet, he’d get home today, despite everything. That was when he heard one of their voices loud and clear for the first time: “Well now. It would appear someone has been swimming. And chose to leave their clothing behind.” The voice was so even, so mild in tone, that for a moment Jace couldn’t believe it came from one of the men who’d done the killing up there with the knife. It seemed impossible. There was a pause, and then the second man answered. “Clothes are one thing. But they’d also choose to leave their shoes?” “Seems like rough country,” the first voice agreed, “to walk without shoes.” The strangely serene voices went silent then, but there was another sound, a clear metallic snap. Jace had been around the shooting range enough to recognize that one: a round chambering into a gun. The men circled the quarry rim, and down below them, pinned in the dark rocks, Jace Wilson began to cry.

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Two young women who’ve dated the same man

People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in scores of everyday situations, from playing the lottery to buying a home. ROCK BREAKS SCISSORS is mind-reading for real life. Will the next tennis serve go right or left? Will the market go up or down? Most people are poor at that kind of predicting. We are hard-wired to make bum bets on “trends” and “winning streaks” that are illusions. Yet ultimately we’re all in the business of anticipating the actions of others. Poundstone reveals how to overcome the errors and improve the accuracy of your own outguessing. ROCK BREAKS SCISSORS is a hands-on guide to turning life’s odds in your favor.

The friends we make in our 20s and 30s change our lives in ways we could never guess, and the tender linked stories in debut author Polly Dugan’s collection explore the multiple ways our relationships are intertwined. A young woman accompanies her boyfriend on a visit to the dying mother of his ex-girlfriend. As she watches them play chess together, she sees the man with whom she can grow old. Years later, when her own mother is dying, she will find herself yearning to reach out to the ex-girlfriend and take comfort in that moment from long ago. Throughout the collection, as the characters reappear, friendships are tested and family secrets revealed. Dugan explores how each of these women transition from one stage of life to another, the ripple effects of their emotional choices poignantly rising to the surface.

practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market.

• Poundstone’s Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? (LB, 978-0-316-09997-4, 1/12) has sold 80,000 copies across all formats and is in its fifth printing. How Would You Move Mount Fuji? (LB, 978-0-316-91916-6, 5/03) has sold more than 130,000 copies across all formats. • ROCK BREAKS SCISSORS is the practical counterpart to Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow (FSG, 2011). Poundstone translates the new psychology into useful application. It will change the way readers make choices, in everything from sports betting to purchasing a 16 or 32 GB iPad.

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“This is what short story should be: exact and faithful invocations, full of nerve and stranded emotion….I think of such writers as Joy Williams and Ann Beattie, only more spare and more raw and who, in their own way, were more spare and raw than O’Connor and Welty.”

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The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.

landmark book by marine biologist wallace J. nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.

The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father to two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie’s best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families, and the town’s fragile idea of security. A chilling story about guilt, family secrets, and the lethal power of desire, THE FEVER affirms Megan Abbott’s reputation as “one of the most exciting and original voices of her generation” (Laura Lippman).

Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In BLUE MIND, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the benefits of being in, on, under, or simply near water. Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists, he shows how proximity to water can improve performance, increase calm, diminish anxiety, and increase professional success. BLUE MIND not only illustrates the crucial importance of our connection to water—it provides a paradigm shifting “blueprint” for a better life on this Blue Marble we call home.

• THE FEVER found its origins in a national news story about a group of girls in upstate New York gripped by a mysterious illness, creating a potential for real-life publicity hooks. • Megan Abbott has received critical acclaim from reviewers and writers like Gillian Flynn, Nick Hornby, Laura Lippman, and Kate Atkinson. • Sales for the hardcover of Dare Me (LB, 978-0-316-097772, 7/12) grew 50% from the hardcover of The End of Everything (LB, 978-0-316-09779-6, 7/11), and e-book sales doubled. Abbott’s popularity is on the rise, as sales and acclaim increase with each book. • Dare Me is being developed as a feature film by Fox 2000 (Life of Pi), with a script by Abbott.

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rom the speed of light to moving mountains— and everything in between—Zoom explores how the universe and its objects move.

disappearing spoon, fascinating tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience.

If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents are still wafting around you. Your blood is rushing through your veins. The atoms in your chair are jiggling furiously. In fact, the planet you are sitting on is whizzing through space 35 times faster than the speed of sound. Natural motion dominates our lives, and interrelated moving pieces form the very basis of the intricate mechanics of the world around us. In ZOOM, Bob Berman explores how motion shapes every aspect of the universe, literally from the ground up. With an informative and entertaining style and a knack for distilling the wondrous, Berman spans astronomy, geology, biology, meteorology, and the history of science, uncovering how clouds stay aloft, how the earth’s rotation curves a home run’s flight, and why a mosquito’s familiar whine resembles a telephone’s dial tone.

Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike—strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, lobotomies, horrendous accidents—and see how the victim coped. In many cases survival was miraculous, and observers could only marvel at the transformations that took place afterward, altering victims’ personalities. An injury to one section can leave a person unable to recognize loved ones; some brain trauma can even make you a pathological gambler, pedophile, or liar. But a few scientists realized that these injuries were an opportunity for studying brain function at its extremes. With lucid explanations and incisive wit, Sam Kean explains the brain’s secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible.

• Bob Berman is America’s favorite astronomer, and he perfectly captures the wonder and curiosity of the natural world, peppering his books with gee-whiz facts that you just can’t help but tell your friends. • Fans of Sam Kean, Amy Stewart, Mark Kurlansky, and Mary Roach will love this look at science for its own sake. • Berman is the author of the critically acclaimed The Sun’s Heartbeat (LB, 978-0-316-09101-5), which was published in 7/11.

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• Sam Kean received great critical acclaim and success with his first book, The Disappearing Spoon (LB, 0-316-051644, 7/10). It debuted at #12 on the New York Times bestseller list and is now in its 10th printing. The paperback edition (LB, 978-0-316-05163-7, 6/11) has also been a New York Times bestseller, staying on the list for three weeks, and already going back to press for 12 printings. The book was a Royal Society Prize finalist and has sold over 200,000 copies across all formats. • The Violinist’s Thumb (LB, 0-316-18231-7, 7/12) was also a New York Times bestseller and was chosen as one of Entertainment Weekly’s Best Books of 2012, Amazon’s Best Books of the Year, and a Publishers Weekly Editors’ Pick. It was also a PEN finalist.

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one man’s battle to save hundreds of jobs by

A startling novel about a woman who murders

taking on china and demonstrating the greatness of American business.

her husband and…eats him.

Lizzie Prain lives a quiet life in a cottage in Surrey. She likes to cook. She loves her dog. And she has been married to Jacob for far too long. No one has seen Jacob for a few days. That’s because Lizzie snapped last Monday and killed him. Over the course of the following month, with no other option at hand and no income, Lizzie will use her best skill—cooking—to dispose of Jacob. When she finds unexpected kinship with an isolated misfit, she will be tested: Will Lizzie confess or will her new friend be an unwitting accessory to her crime? Funny and disturbing, SEASON TO TASTE is a novel about the definitive end of a marriage, and its very strange aftermath.

With over $500 million a year in sales, the Bassett Furniture Company was once the world’s biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for three generations, it was also the center of life in Bassett, VA—an unincorporated town that existed solely for the people who built the company’s products. But beginning in the 1980s, the Bassett company suffered from an influx of cheap Chinese furniture as the first waves of Asian competition hit, and ultimately was forced to send its production offshore to Asia. Only one man fought back. That man is John Bassett III, a descendant of the Bassetts, whose own Vaughan-Bassett company today employs more than 700 Virginians and has sales of over $90 million. In FACTORY MAN, Beth Macy brings to life Bassett’s deeply personal furniture and family story. As she shows how he uses legal maneuvers, factory efficiencies, and sheer grit, cunning, and will to save hundreds of jobs, she also discovers the great lie at the heart of globalization. • Macy won the 2013 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, America’s most prestigious prize for nonfiction in progress, for her work thus far on FACTORY MAN. • John Bassett III’s story is one that will appeal to a business audience that is keeping more and more manufacturing jobs in the United States. • This American manufacturing success story is sure to inspire media interest from outlets as wide ranging as The Wall Street Journal to Parade.

Factory man How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local—and Helped Save an American Town Beth Macy 978-0-316-23143-5 $28.00 ($31.00 in Canada) • Business • 6 x 9 ¼ • 368 pgs

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• Women’s fiction meets The Dinner (Hogarth, 2013) by Herman Koch: the controversial hook and darkly funny and relatable protagonist will give readers—and reviewers— plenty to debate. • Young’s previous writing has been praised as “strange and delicious” (Sarah Blake, The Postmistress) and “bold and original” (Helen Dunmore, The Siege).

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“stunning and brilliant....A wholly original

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ifty ways to be an enlightened carnivore, while taking better care of our planet and ourselves, from the founder of slow Food usA.

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—DAN CHAON, AUTHOR OF AWAIT YOUR REPLY

Cal and Frida have left the crumbling city of Los Angeles to live in a shack in the wilderness, where, together, they manage to survive. But the tentative existence they’ve built for themselves is put in jeopardy when Frida finds out that she’s pregnant. Unsure of their ability to raise a child alone, Cal and Frida set out for the nearest settlement, a guarded and paranoid community with dark secrets. In this unfamiliar world, the couple must quickly decide whom to trust. A gripping and provocative debut novel, CALIFORNIA imagines a frighteningly realistic near future in which we are forced to question how far we will go to protect the ones we love.

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We evolved as meat eaters, proclaims Patrick Martins, and it’s futile to deny it. But, given the destructive forces of the fast-food industry and factory farming, we need to make smart, informed choices about the food we eat and where it comes from in 50 short chapters. Martins cuts through organic zealotry and the misleading jargon of food labeling to outline realistic steps everyone can take to be part of the sustainable-food movement. With wit and insight, and no small amount of provocation, THE CARNIVORE’S MANIFESTO is both a revolutionary call to arms and a rollicking good read that will inspire, engage, and challenge anyone interested in the way we eat today.

• The book is packed with counterintuitive advice like “eat an endangered animal” (heritage breeds being raised by small farmers), and “screw local, eat the best.” • Martins and coauthor Mike Edison (former publisher of High Times magazine, author of I Have Fun Everywhere I Go [Faber & Faber, 2009], and Heritage Radio on-air personality) take on pious vegetarians, urging them to join the fight for humanely raised meat, and fast-food giants and agri-business, for poisoning our bodies and our planet. • Farm-to-table evangelist and bestselling author and chef Alice Waters provides a foreword.

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“Dazzling, hilarious, and hugely compassionate narratives.... Readers will find themselves laughing out loud, then gasping as Bezmozgis brings these fictions to [their] searing, startling, and perfectly pitched conclusions.”

A compact saga of love, duty, family, and sacrifice from a rising star whose fiction is “self-assured, elegant, perceptive...and unflinchingly honest.” —NEW YORK TIMES

These incandescent pages give us one momentous day in the life of Baruch Kotler, a disgraced Israeli politician. When he refuses to back down from a contrary but principled stand regarding the West Bank settlements, his political opponents expose his affair with a mistress decades his junior. He and the fierce young Leora flee the scandal for Yalta, where, in an unexpected turn of events, he comes face-to-face with the former friend who denounced him to the KGB almost 40 years earlier. In a mere 24 hours, Kotler must face the ultimate reckoning, both with those who have betrayed him and with those whom he has betrayed, including a teenage daughter, a son facing his own ethical dilemmas in the Israeli army, and the wife who stood by his side through so much. In prose that is elegant, sly, precise, and devastating, David Bezmozgis has rendered a story for the ages, an inquest into the nature of fate and consequence, love and forgiveness.

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A movement in the window drew his eye and Kotler turned from the black absorption of the mountains. Faster than a thought, his knees buckled, responding to an overwhelming impulse to drop to the ground, to get out of sight. Kotler caught himself and stood rigidly, his knees still slightly and comically bent. Blood battered his heart as if to dislodge it. The fear was one he hadn’t known in years. Framed in the window was a man, Svetlana’s husband, arrested by some worry or introspection, his profile presented to Kotler. Kotler’s thoughts swirled, sense convoluted with nonsense. He knew that the man could not see him, but he feared the man could see him. He knew the year was 2013 and that the Soviet Union no longer existed, but he felt the cold menace of the KGB, sensed the nearness of his old tormentors. He knew he was an Israeli citizen, a husband and father, a dissident champion, but he felt isolated and vulnerable, helpless to the horror. In the window, the man blinked his eyes and wearily ran his hand through his white hair. He cleared his throat, opened his mouth to call out to his wife, squinted as he listened for her reply, and then shuffled from the room.

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“Bezmozgis has created an unflinchingly honest, evenhanded and multilayered retelling of the Jewish immigrant story that steadfastly refuses to sentimentalize or malign the Old World or the New.” —ADAM LANGER, NEW YORK TIMES

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A riveting portrait of the gold rush, by the

The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of

In the spring of 1848, rumors began to spread that gold had been discovered in a remote spot in the Sacramento Valley. A year later, newspaper headlines declared “Gold Fever!” as hundreds of thousands of men and women borrowed money, quit their jobs, and allowed themselves— for the first time ever—to imagine a future of ease and splendor. In THE RUSH, Edward Dolnick brilliantly recounts their treacherous westward journeys by wagon and on foot, and takes us to the frenzied gold fields and the rowdy cities that sprang from nothing to jam-packed chaos. With an enthralling cast of characters and scenes of unimaginable wealth and desperate ruin, THE RUSH is a fascinating—and rollicking—account of the greatest treasure hunt the world has ever seen.

On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light. Many Parisians keenly adapted themselves to the situation—even allied themselves with their Nazi overlords. At the same time, amidst this darkening gloom of German ruthlessness, shortages, and curfews, a resistance arose. Parisians of all stripes—Jews, immigrants, adolescents, communists, rightists, cultural icons such as Colette, de Beauvoir, Camus, and Sartre, as well as police officers, teachers, students, and store owners—rallied around a little known French military officer, Charles de Gaulle. WHEN PARIS WENT DARK evokes with stunning precision the detail of daily life in a city under occupation, and the brave people who fought against the darkness.

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• The Gold Rush embodies many of the themes and defining characteristics that we have come to identify with being American: the race west in pursuit of a better life, cultural collision, immigration and the ingrained (and often wildly irrational) belief that striking it rich is just within reach. • The manic pursuit of profit has contemporary resonance in everything from the housing bubble to doping athletes to Wall Street greed to Powerball fantasists to today’s Northern California gold rush—this time for digital riches.

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• No city in Europe evokes more affection and curiosity than Paris, and the occupation of Paris remains one of the most dramatic stories of WWII, full of famous characters and thrilling action. • Rosbottom is an internationally respected scholar of French history and literature. • WHEN PARIS WENT DARK will be published on the 70th anniversary of the city’s liberation.

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The highly anticipated return of Tony earley,

ast Food nation meets The corrections in the brilliant literary debut T.c. Boyle calls “funny and moving.”

celebrated author of Jim the Boy.

Two decades after his debut collection Here We Are in Paradise (LB, 2/94) heralded Tony Earley as one of the most accomplished writers of his generation, the rueful, bittersweet, and riotous stories of MR. TALL reestablish him as a mythmaker and tale spinner of the first rank. These stories introduce us not only to ordinary people seeking to live extraordinary lives, but to the skunk ape (a southern variant of Bigfoot), the ghost of Jesse James, and a bone-tired Jack the Giant Killer. Whether it’s Appalachia, Nashville, the Carolina Coast, or a make-believe land of talking dogs, each world Earley creates is indelible.

David Leveraux is an Apprentice Flavor Chemist at one of the world’s leading flavor production houses. While testing Sweetness #9, he notices that the artificial sweetener causes unsettling side effects in laboratory rats and monkeys. But with his career and family at risk, David keeps his suspicions to himself. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America’s most popular sweetener—and David’s family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his daughter is depressed, and his son has stopped using verbs. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David’s failure to stop it? Or are these just symptoms of the American condition? An exciting literary debut, SWEETNESS #9 is a darkly comic, wildly imaginative investigation into whether what we eat makes us who we are.

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• These stories have appeared in the country’s most prestigious magazines and periodicals, including The New Yorker, Esquire, Washington Post Magazine, Tin House, Story, and The Southern Review. • Jim the Boy (LB, 6/00) has sold more than 170,000 copies across all formats. • Tony Earley’s fiction has earned a National Magazine Award and has been reprinted in Best American Short Stories and numerous times in New Stories from the South.

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darkly suspenseful novel about a piano teacher, a secret, and a family on the brink of disaster.

a young surgeon in crisis, by a writer whose “exactitude of expression is rare and uncanny.” (rachel cusk)

Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist whose botched surgery has put a patient in a life-threatening coma, must face a medical tribunal to determine if she can continue to practice medicine. Nancy’s fears about both her patient’s chances for survival and whether she will be “undoctored” are made palpable to the reader. Throughout four weeks of intense questioning and accusations, this physician directly confronts for the first time her work as an abortion provider—how it helps the lives of others but takes a heavy toll on her own. DIRTY WORK creates an emotionally charged portrait of one woman’s life and how the telling of seemingly untellable stories sets her free, as it can all women. Gabriel Weston has given us a truly original, courageous, and meaningful novel.

• Gabriel Weston’s memoir, Direct Red (HarperCollins, 2009), was published to outstanding reviews. The book was named a Best Book of the Year by The Economist and The Telegraph, long-listed for the Guardian First Book Award, and it won the PEN/Ackerley Prize for Autobiography. • Debates over women’s reproductive health are at the forefront of current political partisanship. Gabriel Weston depicts the life of a female physician with sensitivity and insight in a book sure to garner widespread attention. • In the fall of 2013, Weston will host a three-part health series airing on BBC 2 (UK) during prime time.

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Clive and Martha have been a couple since they met in college; they now have a young daughter, Eliza, and on the surface, all seems well in their family. Then a woman from their past reappears in their lives: the enigmatic Eliot Fox is Eliza’s new piano teacher, and young Eliza is charmed. But Eliot Fox knows that Clive has a secret—a secret that he is desperate to ensure Martha never discovers, a secret that could destroy his perfect family. With shades of Joanna Briscoe, Poppy Adams, and Patricia Highsmith, in prose that is as elegant and vivid as it is surprising, Olivia Glazebrook demonstrates how apparently ordinary lives can contain—or fail to contain extraordinary acts of destruction.

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• As they were to The Woman Upstairs (Knopf, 2013) by Claire Messud, The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell (Amy Einhorn Books, 2013), and The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison (Penguin, 2013), book club readers and reviewers alike will be drawn to this suspenseful domestic drama. • Glazebrook’s “highly accomplished, perfectly paced debut” (Mail on Sunday) novel The Trouble with Alice (Atria, 2011) was picked for Amazon Rising Stars 2011.

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A young CIA lawyer exposes a dangerous

“A razor-sharp comedy and a smart meditation

worldwide conspiracy, masterminded by forces within the U.S. intelligence community.

on the nature of gaming.”

When Russell joins Black Arts Games, the brainchild of two visionary video game designers who were once his closest friends, he reunites with an eccentric crew of nerds hacking the frontiers of entertainment. In part, Russell is finally giving up chasing the conventional path. But mostly he needs to know what happened to Simon, his strangest and most gifted friend, who died under mysterious circumstances soon after Black Arts’ breakout hit. As the company’s revolutionary next-gen game is threatened by a software glitch, Russell finds himself in a race to save his job, Black Arts’ legacy, and the people he has grown to care about. The deeper he digs, the more dangerous the glitch appears—and soon Russell realizes there’s much more at stake than just one software company’s bottom line.

Marcus Condren has spent his life in the shadow of his father, a former Chief of Staff and Solicitor General to two presidents who’s been responsible for getting Marcus every job he ever had, including his latest: attorney for the CIA. However, a seemingly routine litigation leads to a series of unexpected events, including poison, kidnapping, torture and murder. As casualties pile up, it becomes clear Marcus is the final target in someone’s blood-soaked attempts to cover their tracks. With the help of a neurotic CIA computer expert, Marcus must unravel a conspiracy older than the agency itself. As the nation ticks closer to war, Marcus discovers his life is only one of many in danger.

• Marc Guggenheim has an impressive legal background, allowing him to bring great detail and first-hand knowledge to his writing. He has written for an array of highly regarded television shows over the past decade—among them, Law & Order, The Practice, Brothers & Sisters, and Arrow. • The CIA continues to be of enduring interest to readers of fiction and nonfiction alike. With its tantalizing glimpses into the agency’s inner workings, vetted by a former CIA case officer, OVERWATCH is perfectly poised to tap into this perennially bestselling market.

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• Austin Grossman’s book about superheroes (Soon I Will Be Invincible, Pantheon, 2007) and his video games have established him as the literary ambassador of geekdom. His novels bridge the gap between the literary world and fan communities, reaching message boards and fan sites where other books fear to tread. • YOU is a touching human story of friendship lost and regained, and a must-read for gamers and game developers in the making, or anyone curious for an inside look at the world’s fastest growing entertainment medium. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-19853-0, 4/13

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book description Skinner—known by the name of the psychological experiment that fostered his emotionless brutality—founded his career in “asset protection” on fear. To touch anyone under Skinner’s protection was to invite destruction—a savagely effective methodology, until Skinner’s CIA handlers began to fear him as much as his enemies did and banished him to the hinterlands of the intelligence community. Now a cyberterrorist attack on the US power grid is about to end that long exile. Skinner’s asset is Jae, a roboticist with a gift for seeing the underlying systems violently shaping a new era of global guerrilla warfare. At the root of it all is a young boy, the innocent seed of a plot grown in the slums of Mumbai. Brought to flower, that plot would tip the balance of world power in a perilous new direction. A combination of le Carré spycraft and Stephenson techno-philosophy, SKINNER is the triumphant novel that delivers a new kind of thriller for a new kind of world.

bullet King has called Charlie Huston “one of the most • Stephen remarkable prose stylists to emerge from the noir tradition in this century.” • SKINNER has received widespread praise in national publications, and Huston received feature profiles in the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN.com. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-13372-2, 7/13

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book description The renowned psychologist Joseph O’Loughlin has it all—a thriving practice; a devoted, beautiful, fiercely intelligent wife; and a lovely young daughter. But when he’s diagnosed with Parkinson’s, O’Loughlin begins to dread the way his exceptional mind is shackled to a failing body, and the cracks in his perfect existence start to show. At first, O’Loughlin is delighted to be called in to a high-profile murder investigation, hoping his extraordinary abilities at perception will help bring a killer to justice. But when O’Loughlin recognizes the victim as one of his former patients, an emotionally disturbed young woman who nearly brought ruin upon him, he hesitates—a fateful decision that soon makes O’Loughlin a target of both a bullish detective and a diabolical killer.

•bullet With intense psychological suspense and well-rendered characters, Michael Robotham’s crime fiction compares favorably to that of the current masters of the genre—Tana French, Laura Lippman, Ian Rankin, and S. J. Watson. • These new editions of THE SUSPECT and Lost (see page 70) are the next step in Mulholland’s reintroduction of Robotham’s entire backlist. The program began with Shatter, released in 2012, which is already in its fifth trade paperback printing. • The most recent O’Laughlin novel, Say You’re Sorry, has been a breakthrough hit, selling 40,000 copies (combined hardcover and e-book), and will be published in paperback in February 2014. It will be followed by Watching You in March 2014. • THE SUSPECT was originally published in the U.S. by Doubleday in 2005 under the title Suspect. quotes

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Former Navy SEAL Don Mann brings real-life

“ANGEL BABY is taut and vicious, unfurling

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like a rumba of rattlesnakes.”

Luz has made lots of mistakes. She should never have left her daughter in L.A. She should never have returned to Tijuana. She should never have married El Principe, a key player in a vicious drug cartel. But today’s the day she sets things right. Taking only the clothes on her back, a Colt .45, and all the money in her husband’s safe, she makes a desperate attempt to escape the hell her life has become. Between her and her little girl lie a border, a desert, a coldblooded enforcer, and a corrupt cop on the scent of cash. Relentlessly paced and emotionally gripping, ANGEL BABY is “a lean novel that leaps and sings with hard-boiled intuition...it’s his best work yet.” (Los Angeles Review of Books).

When a senator’s wife and teenage daughter are kidnapped, Thomas Crocker and SEAL Team Six are sent to Mexico and other dangerous destinations, hot on the trail of the Mexican drug lord and terrorist known as the Jackal. A self-styled narcotics kingpin who has undergone plastic surgery to disguise his looks, the Jackal is as ruthless as he is deranged, and must be stopped. With drugs, gangs, double-crosses, and plenty of bullets, HUNT THE JACKAL will throw the team into a new environment and an unexplored corner of the world, allowing Don Mann to display his extensive knowledge about how elite warriors can adapt and fight in any situation.

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London, 1854. Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the prime suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to a rampage that terrorized London 43 years earlier. The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey’s essay “On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts.” Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and by a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives. In MURDER AS A FINE ART, David Morrell plucks De Quincey, Victorian London, and the Ratcliffe Highway murders from history and makes them palpably real. Fogbound streets become a battleground between a literary star and a brilliant murderer, whose lives are linked by secrets long buried but never forgotten.

Ruiz doesn’t know who wants him dead. He has no recollection of the firefight that landed him in the Thames, covered in blood—his own and that of at least two other people. A photograph of Mickey Carlyle, a missing child, is found in his pocket—but Carlyle’s killer is already in jail. And Ruiz is the detective who put him there. Accused of faking amnesia, Ruiz enlists the psychologist Joe O’Loughlin to help him unearth his memory and clear his name. Together they battle against an internal affairs investigator who is convinced Ruiz is hiding the truth and a ruthless criminal who claims Ruiz has something of his that can’t be replaced. As Ruiz’s memories begin to resurface, they offer tantalizing glimpses into a shocking discovery.

• LOST won the Ned Kelly Award for the Crime Book of the Year in 2005. It was also shortlisted for the 2006 Barry Award for the Best British Novel published in the U.S. • Robotham’s acclaimed novels of psychological suspense have been translated into 22 languages and he is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s most popular thriller writers. • LOST was originally published in the U.S. by Doubleday in 2006.

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“Excellent....The rare suspense novel that will

In Marcia Clark’s most electrifying thriller yet,

genuinely surprise jaded genre readers.”

Los Angeles DA Rachel Knight investigates a diabolical high school massacre.

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Kyle West is a wanted man. Having fled the U.S. to escape the charges of unauthorized surveillance filed against himself and his former boss, the billionaire government contractor Christopher Chandler, Kyle is hiding in Cambodia, living on borrowed time. When a mysterious stranger named Julian Robinson walks into a café and offers to swap passports, Kyle can’t believe his luck. Robinson looks so much like him. The swap seems almost too good to be true. Unfortunately for Kyle, it is. This fateful decision opens a Pandora’s box of intrigue and suspense. He quickly finds himself being pursued by Russian oligarchs, Chinese operatives, the CIA, and a beautiful woman trained to kill—because Robinson apparently isn’t who he seemed. And time is running out for Kyle to discover who he is.

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• Universal Pictures has closed a deal to turn WEAPONIZED into a feature film with Scott Stuber producing. • With a character that bears an eerie resemblance to Edward Snowden, WEAPONIZED’s motifs of government surveillance and exile are urgently topical. Mennuti has become a frequent contributor on these subjects to the Huffington Post and Medium.com. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-19995-7, 7/13

A Columbine-style massacre at a high school in the San Fernando Valley has left a community shaken to its core. Two students are identified as the killers. Both are dead, believed to have committed a mutual suicide. But in the aftermath of the shooting, as LA Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Keller dig deeper, they realize that the pieces don’t add up. Could it be that the two “killers” were themselves victims? And if so, does that mean that the real killers are still on the loose? When someone starts dropping clues that another horrific crime is in the works, Rachel and Bailey scramble desperately to profile their suspect and prevent another killing—before it’s too late.

• TNT has optioned Guilt by Association (LB, 978-0-31612951-0, 4/11) for a one-hour drama series featuring Rachel Knight. Attached are executive producer/ showrunner Dee Johnson (ER, The Good Wife, Nashville), director Nelson McCormick (NYPD Blue, The Closer, ER, House M.D., Nip/Tuck,The West Wing, Southland) and Marcia Clark, as executive producer. • Clark has continued to be a media presence, commenting on legal issues of the day on Good Morning America, CNN, and MSNBC. She has also been featured on Entertainment Tonight, NPR, and in People and USA Today. • The Rachel Knight novels have received starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly, and Guilt by Association was a finalist for the Nero (Wolfe) Award.

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A centuries-spanning thriller introducing an ominous, faceless threat capable of striking anywhere and anytime.

“A gripping, multistringed thriller.... THE STRING DIARIES is a pageturner, and will keep you awake late into the night.”

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THE STRING DIARIES opens with a mother frantically driving through the night— her daughter asleep in the back seat, her husband bleeding out in the seat beside her. In the trunk of the car rests a cache of diaries dating back 200 years, tied and retied through generations with a string. The diaries hold the secret to the man—or thing—that has finally found and attacked them. But how can you fight an enemy that you cannot recognize? How can you escape, let alone destroy, a beast—when that beast can assume the likeness of anyone, even your gravely wounded husband? Your daughter? The family friend who has entrusted you with the string diaries themselves? THE STRING DIARIES is a sweeping thriller that extends from the present day, to Oxford in the 1970s, to Hungary at the turn of the 19th century, all tracing back to a boy from an ancient royal family—a boy who can change his shape, and make terrible things occur. • An unusually sophisticated debut, THE STRING DIARIES is poised to become the blockbuster thriller of Summer 2014. Jones is currently working on a follow-up novel. • The novel's villain has shape-shifting abilities which means anyone, at any time, could be evil in disguise, resulting in a highly suspenseful and fast-paced read. • With its well-developed characters, quality prose and evocatively rendered, interwoven historical milieus, THE STRING DIARIES will appeal to fans of historical thrillers, supernatural suspense and general fiction alike.

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Excerpt from THE STRING DIARIES: His fingers were wet, sticky. She felt her throat constricting. “Nate, are you still bleeding?” “Doesn’t matter. Come on. We’re nearly safe now.” She suddenly had to know. Despite his calming words, his encouragement, she was still reeling from the shock of tonight’s events. Before they went any further she needed to know exactly what she faced. On impulse, her hand went to the overhead light. She snapped it on. Some of the hope Hannah had been clinging to died then, as she saw the true state of him. She clenched her teeth and forced her jaw to still itself, determined not to reveal how acutely his appearance affected her. Blood drenched him.

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The thrilling follow-up to Alpha continues the

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Still recovering from traumas physical and emotional, Jad Bell is tasked with bringing in the Uzbek, principal organizer of the terrorist attack that nearly cost Bell his ex-wife and daughter. But the Uzbek’s just the beginning: his employer, known only as The Architect, has already set in motion another, even more devastating attack. At the center of it all are two women under deep cover. One, beautiful and deadly, has just been dispatched on American soil to execute The Architect’s deadly plans. The other is an American agent just emerging from a complex web of lies, whose intel may be the only hope Bell has to stop this assault before it begins. But after years of pretending to be someone else, can she be trusted?

Daviddescription book (as he’s currently known) was a member of an elite corps of spies trained during the coldest days of the Cold War. For almost a decade he has been out of the game, working as a sculptor. Then a phone call in the middle of the night awakens him: the only other surviving member of that elite corps has gone rogue. David is tasked with stopping him. What ensues is an existential cat-and-mouse game played out across the American landscape, through the diners and motels that dot the terrain like green plastic houses on a Monopoly board. Both a suspenseful novel of pursuit and a thematically rich exploration of the mind of a spy, DEATH WILL HAVE YOUR EYES is a contemporary classic of the espionage genre.

acclaimed Jad Bell series from New York Times bestselling author Greg Rucka.

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author of almost two dozen novels, including the Atticus Kodiak and Tara Chace series, and has won multiple Eisner Awards for his graphic novels. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and children.

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Intro T he phenomenal international bestseller—a

novel about a grief-stricken schoolteacher who comes face-to-face with absolute evil.

an ambitious novel of international techno conspiracy and dark comedy.

book description All Yuko Moriguchi had to live for was her four-year-old daughter. Now, after a tragic accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up. She has tendered her resignation. But first she must deliver a last lecture. In it she tells a story that will upend everything her students ever thought they knew about their peers and set in motion a diabolical plot for revenge. In alternating voices, with twists you’ll never see coming, CONFESSIONS relentlessly examines the limits of punishment, despair, and tragic love, and culminates in a harrowing confrontation that places an entire educational system at the mercy of a psychopath who’s just developing a taste for mass murder.

The Committee, an international cabal of technoindustrialists and media barons, is on the verge of privatizing all information. Dear Diary, an idealistic online Underground, stands in the way of that takeover, using radical politics, classic spycraft, and technology that makes Big Data look like dial-up. Into this pitched and secret battle tumbles an unlikely trio: Leila Majnoun, a disenchanted non-profiteer; Leo Crane, a bipolar trustafarian; and Mark Deveraux, a wracked and fraudulent self-betterment guru. David Shafer’s WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT is both a suspenseful, global thriller and an emotionally realistic novel about the struggle to change the world in and outside of your head. In the spirit of Chuck Palahniuk, it is a remarkable debut that announces a captivating new voice in literary suspense.

bullet Minato was a housewife with no previous literary • Kanae experience when she wrote CONFESSIONS in her spare time. The novel became a runaway bestseller and has already sold more than three million copies in Japan. • The Japanese film based on CONFESSIONS won top honors at the Japan Academy Awards. It was also nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language category. • Universal in its relevance and appeal, CONFESSIONS has the commercial potential of such recent international bestsellers as Herman Koch’s The Dinner (Hogarth, 2013) and Kyung-Sook Shin’s Please Look After Mom (Knopf, 2011). • CONFESSIONS received Japan’s annual Hon'ya Taisho award, given to the work that booksellers most want to hand-sell. Past winners include The Kite Runner (Penguin, quotes 2003), The Lovely Bones (LB, 978-0-316-66634-3, 6/02), and The Time Traveler's Wife (HMH, 2004); the award is a reliable predictor of success.

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The complete fiction of America’s master of noir— now in new trade paperback editions

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More than 35 years ago, Ansel Adams chose Little, Brown and Company as the exclusive authorized publisher of his books, calendars, and posters. He established a special Publishing Rights Trust to supervise state-of-theart image reproduction, using superb design and the ďŹ nest papers, thus ensuring the meticulous attention to reproduction quality that has always marked his work. The result of the Ansel Adams-Little, Brown collaboration has been a series of celebrated publications-perhaps the most successful single-artist publishing program in history.

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With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the ANSEL ADAMS WALL CALENDAR remains a beloved annual bestseller.

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978-0-8212-2515-8 $150.00 (HC) $210.00 in Canada 978-0-8212-2865-4 $40.00 (PB) $44.00 in Canada

ANSEL ADAMS: CLASSIC IMAGE Essays

978-0-8212-1629-3 $45.00 (HC) $70.00 in Canada

Ansel Adams In color

YOSEMITE

978-0-316-05641-0 $35.00 (HC) $38.99 in Canada

978-0-8212-2196-9 $21.99 (PB) $28.99 in Canada

calendars

YOSEMITE

Ansel Adams 2014

AND THE HIGH SIERRA

engagement Calendar

Wall Calendar

978-0-8212-2134-1 $55.00 (HC) $61.00 in Canada

978-0-316-23516-7 $19.99/$21.99

978-0-316-23517-4 $19.99/$21.99

children’s biography

biography

Ansel Adams in the National Parks

978-0-316-07846-7 $40.00 (HC) $49.99 in Canada

CALIFORNIA

978-0-8212-2369-7 $55.00 (HC) $61.00 in Canada

EXAMPLES: THE MAKING

Georgia O’Keeffe and

ANSEL ADAMS:

ANSEL ADAMS:

ANSEL ADAMS:

OF 40 PHOTOGRAPHS

Ansel Adams:

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

LETTERS 1916-1984

AMERICA’S

978-0-8212-1596-8 $65.00 (HC Illus. Ed.) $87.00 in Canada 978-0-8212-2241-6 $16.99 (PB) $21.50 in Canada

978-0-8212-2682-7 $17.95 (PB) $24.95 in Canada

978-0-8212-1750-4 $39.99 (PB) $43.99 in Canada

Natural Affinities

978-0-316-11832-3 $40.00 (HC) $44.00 in Canada

Ansel Adams 2014

PHOTOGRAPHER

978-0-316-82445-3 $19.95 (HC) $27.95 in Canada

technical books

THE GRAND CANYON

Looking at Ansel

AND THE SOUTHWEST

Adams: The

978-0-8212-2650-6 $21.95 (PB) $29.95 in Canada

Photographs and the Man Andrea G. Stillman

OUR NATIONAL PARKS

978-0-8212-1910-2 $23.99 (PB) $28.99 in Canada

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SOUTHWEST

978-0-8212-0699-7 $50.00 (HC) $67.50 in Canada

978-0-316-21780-4 $40.00 (HC) $44.00 in Canada

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THE ANSEL ADAMS GUIDE

the camera

the negative

the print

Basic Techniques of Photography, Book One, Revised Edition 978-0-8212-2575-2 $38.99 (PB) $48.99 in Canada

978-0-8212-2184-6 $25.00 (PB) $29.99 in Canada

978-0-8212-2186-0 $25.00 (PB) $29.99 in Canada

978-0-8212-2187-7 $25.00 (PB) $29.99 in Canada

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“An original new voice, with a deep and lovely grasp of language and story.” —GERALDINE BROOKS, WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

“In the company of works by Hilary Mantel, Susan Vreeland, and Rose Tremain, this compulsively readable novel entertains while illuminating a significant but little-known true story. Highly recommended.”

Charged with the brutal murder of two men, Agnes Magnúsdóttir has been banished to her homeland’s farthest reaches, to an isolated farm in northern Iceland, to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family on the farm avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. As the winter months pass and Agnes’s death looms closer, the farmer’s wife and daughters learn there is another side to the sensational tale they’ve heard. But will their new knowledge be enough to save Agnes? Hannah Kent makes exhilaratingly real the saga of a doomed young woman who in 1830 became the last person to be publicly beheaded in Iceland. Rich with lyricism and startling in its revelations, BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place as it poses a heartbreaking question: How can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others? • Beloved by booksellers! A #1 Indie Next List pick in September 2013, a selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover program, and a November 2013 Pennie’s Pick at Costco. • Hannah Kent, a 27-year-old Australian, lived for a year in Iceland, where she first heard of Agnes Magnúsdóttir’s execution. Kent became obsessed with Agnes’s story— and describes BURIAL RITES as her effort to “exorcise Agnes from my subconscious.” • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-24391-9, 9/13

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“A gorgeous literary novel that peppers in just the right amount of suspense....This compelling, ripped-from-real-life tale reminds me of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace —KARIN SLAUGHTER with a dash of Lizzie Borden thrown in.”

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Weintraub is a big-league storyteller....He

A visceral retelling of the events surrounding

loads the bases with the kind of entertaining anecdotes, minutiae, and quotes that separate baseball—and baseball writing—from other —USA TODAY sports.”

the life of Jesus....The ferocity of Barabbas and Judas seizes the narrative and occupies its center ground.” —HILARY MANTEL, AUTHOR OF BRING UP THE BODIES A year after the death of Yehoshuah, a mysterious figure who wandered Roman-occupied Judea giving sermons and healing the sick, four people tell their stories. A mother, a friend, a collaborator, a rebel—to each of these witnesses the young preacher represents strikingly different things. But whether the witnesses are lying or telling the truth, their accounts will change all that comes after. This is a story of sacrifice and betrayal, oppression and resistance, and the courage it takes to make both war and peace. THE LIARS’ GOSPEL powerfully reimagines a tale we think we already know and invites us to see it in an entirely new light.

In the spring of 1946, Americans were ready to heal. The war was finally over, and as America’s fathers and brothers were coming home so too were baseball’s greats. Ted Williams, Stan Musial, and Joe DiMaggio returned with bats blazing, making the season a true classic that ended in a thrilling seven-game World Series. America also witnessed the beginning of a new era in baseball—it was a year of attendance records, the first year Yankee Stadium held night games, the last year the Green Monster wasn’t green, and Jackie Robinson’s first year playing in the Brooklyn Dodgers’ system. THE VICTORY SEASON thrillingly recounts these years of baseball and war, including the little-known “world series” that servicemen played in a captured Hitler Youth stadium in the fall of 1945. Robert Weintraub’s extensive research and vibrant storytelling enliven the legendary season that embodies what we now think of as the game’s golden era. • A treat for both history buffs and sports fans: THE VICTORY SEASON isn’t just about baseball; it’s about the nation’s drive towards normal life after the trauma of World War II, as well as about the heroism of the baseball players who fought in the war. • Among the baseball luminaries who figure prominently in THE VICTORY SEASON are Ted Williams, Pee Wee Reese, Stan Musial, and Jackie Robinson. • Weintraub’s The House That Ruth Built (LB, 4/11) appeared on The Wall Street Journal ’s Sports and Recreation bestseller list. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-20591-7, 4/13

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“Alderman solidly claims her place as a writer of bold imagination and abundant skill...She grafts sinew and —NPR muscle to the bare bones of an ancient tale.” “Head-spinning perspectives on the life and times of Jesus, —MORE from a novelist who wields her pen like a sword.”

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• In 2013 Naomi Alderman was named one of Granta’s 20 Best Young British Novelists. This list is posted only once a decade. • Alderman’s debut novel, Disobedience (Touchstone, 2006), won the Orange Prize for New Writers. • Margaret Atwood chose Naomi Alderman as her mentee as part of the Rolex Arts Initiative, which pairs masters with emerging arts professionals. The two collaborated on a novel published in 2012 on Wattpad. • Like Colm Tóibín’s The Testament of Mary (Scribner, 2012), this novel presents the story of Jesus Christ in an unusual and provocative way. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-23278-4, 3/13

That Ruth Built and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times sports pages. He is a sports columnist for Slate, and his writing has also aired on ESPN, ABC Sports, and CBS Sports. He lives in Decatur, Georgia.

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In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the “Devil’s Highway.” Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them. The result was a national bestseller, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a “book of the year” in multiple newspapers, and a work proclaimed as a modern American classic.

• Currently in its 14th paperback printing, THE DEVIL’S HIGHWAY has sold nearly 200,000 copies to date. • The book has become a staple of all-city and campus-wide reads. It is frequently assigned in American history, literature, and ethnic studies courses. • This anniversary edition will have new content, including a foreword from the author. • Urrea’s profile as a novelist continues to rise. His works of fiction have sold nearly a quarter-million copies in the decade since THE DEVIL’S HIGHWAY was published. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-74671-7, 4/04; first Back Bay trade paperback ISBN: 978-0-316-01080-1, 9/05

The Devil’s Highway A True Story Luis Alberto Urrea 978-0-316-01080-1

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“ What happens when three women converge on Nantucket with only one earnest college boy to watch the kids? Beaches meets The Graduate.”

“Claire has it all—and then she gets more! Will new love destroy her great life? A SUMMER AFFAIR is —PEOPLE voyeuristic fun.”

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The author of The World Without Us returns with a powerful investigation into the chances for humanity’s future. “A major work.... Rigorous and thought-provoking.... Spirited descriptions, a firm grasp of complex material, and a bomb defuser’s steady precision make for a riveting read.” —BOOKLIST (STARRED REVIEW)

In his widely influential bestseller The World Without Us, Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal if relieved of humanity’s constant pressures. Behind that groundbreaking thought experiment was Weisman’s hope that we would be inspired to find a way to add humans back to this vision of a restored, healthy planet—in harmony, not mortal combat, with the rest of nature. But with a million more of us every 4½ days on a planet that’s not getting any bigger, a sustainable human future seems ever more in doubt. Weisman visits an extraordinary range of the world’s cultures, religions, nationalities, tribes, and political systems to learn what in their beliefs, histories, liturgies, or current circumstances might suggest it’s in their own best interest to limit their growth. The result is a landmark work of reporting: devastating, urgent, and, ultimately, deeply hopeful. COUNTDOWN reveals a way to return our planet and our presence on it to balance: a message so compelling that it will change how we see our lives and our destiny.

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• COUNTDOWN received the 2013 Paris Book Festival Award for general nonfiction. • The World Without Us (Thomas Dunne Books, 2007) spent 26 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has sold nearly 350,000 copies. It has been translated into 34 languages. • The World Without Us was named Best Nonfiction Book of 2007 by Time and Entertainment Weekly and Best Book of the Year by Salon and Mother Jones, it was a National Book Critics Circle Award and Orion Prize finalist as well as a Book Sense Honor Book. • COUNTDOWN is as significant and urgent as The World Without Us and Jared Diamond’s Collapse (Viking, 2004). It is The Population Bomb (Ballantine, 1971) for our age. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-09775-8, 9/13

“Provocative and sobering, this vividly reported book raises profound concerns —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (STARRED REVIEW) about our future.” “ Weisman offers heart-rending portrayals of nations already suffering demographic collapse....An astute analysis of how humans might avoid extinction. A realistic, vividly detailed exploration of the greatest problem facing our species.”

Countdown

$18.00 ($20.00 in Canada) • Environment • 5 ½ x 8 ¼

528 pgs • 15 b/w photos • Publishing background: LB hardcover Territories: World English • Editor: John Parsley

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Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? Alan Weisman 978-0-316-09774-1

Alan Weisman

is the author of several books, including the international bestseller The World Without Us. His reports have appeared in Harper’s, New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Discover, Vanity Fair, and Mother Jones and on National Public Radio. He lives in Western Massachusetts.

“Unflinching and ready for anything, COUNTDOWN tackles the biggest question facing not only us, but every other living thing on earth. How many people can there be on the earth? Written with extraordinary clarity, without all the armwaving and doomsaying that seems to kill the conversation, his firsthand tour of the globe offers both worst case scenarios and the most hopeful futures we can —CRAIG CHILDS, AUTHOR OF APOCALYPTIC PLANET AND HOUSE OF RAIN imagine.”

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The welcome return of a writer whose widely praised and bestselling novels remind us that “love may be intense, life-changing, and passionate, but it is never enough.”

—ASSOCIATED PRESS

Praise for Anita Shreve’s Rescue: “A beautiful novel about the limits of forgiveness and the fragility of family. Pitch-perfect all the way to the final line.” —DENNIS LEHANE

“Engrossing....Shreve’s vividly told tale captures the deep-seated fears of mortality and loneliness that can drive us to test the bounds of family and forgiveness.” —PEOPLE

“No one can create the beginning of a complex relationship like —WASHINGTON POST Shreve.” “Riveting....The prose is characteristically Shreve-spare.” —USA TODAY

Stella Bain has no memory of her past when she wakes up in a hospital bed in Marne, France. It is 1916, and she wears the uniform of a British war nurse but speaks with an American accent. As soon as she is able, Stella sets out for London, where she hopes to find answers. What she discovers—with the help of Dr. August Bridge, who takes an interest in her case—both shocks and startles. As Stella’s memories come racing back, she must undertake a journey across the ocean to confront the haunted past of the woman she used to be. In this gripping historical drama that transports us from Europe to America and back again, Anita Shreve weaves an engrossing tale about love and memory, set against the backdrop of a war that devastated an entire generation. • Shreve’s previous novel, Rescue (LB, 11/10), has sold more than 315,000 copies in all formats. Her novel Testimony (LB, 10/08) is currently in its fifth printing in trade paperback, with more than 475,000 copies sold in all formats. • More than 12 million copies of Anita Shreve’s novels have been sold in the U.S. alone. Since 2001, Shreve’s books have spent more than 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. • In STELLA BAIN, Shreve returns to the kind of layered historical narrative that her readers have cherished in novels such as The Weight of Water, Fortune’s Rocks, and All He Ever Wanted. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-09886-1, 11/13

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All He Ever Wanted 978-0-316-73573-5 $14.99/$16.99

Body Surfing 978-0-316-06733-1 $14.99/$17.25

A Change in Altitude 978-0-316-02071-8 $14.99/$17.99

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DEBORAH FEINGOLD

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Anita Shreve

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is the author of 16 highly acclaimed novels, including Rescue, A Change in Altitude, Testimony, and The Pilot’s Wife, which was a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. She lives in Massachusetts.

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“Deeply felt and fiercely written....The voice Ms. Bulawayo has fashioned is utterly distinctive—by turns unsparing and lyrical, unsentimental and poetic, spiky and meditative.”

—NEW YORK TIMES

“A powerful, authentic, nihilistic voice— feral, feisty, funny.”

Ten-year-old Darling and her friends navigate their shantytown in Zimbabwe with the mischievous gusto of children everywhere—only they are shadowed by memories of a time before, and by the absence of fathers who’ve taken dangerous jobs abroad. Darling, though, is given an escape: she has an aunt in Michigan. Eager to take advantage of America’s famous abundance, Darling forsakes the comforts of her Zimbabwe only to find that she must reckon with the sacrifices and mixed rewards of assimilating. NoViolet Bulawayo, channeling the rhythm and vibrancy of the storytellers who raised her, delivers a potent tale of displacement and arrival that is at once classic and utterly original, with a power all its own.

—PETER GODWIN, AUTHOR OF THE FEAR AND WHEN A CROCODILE EATS THE SUN

• A longlisted title for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, a selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover program, an Amazon Fiction/Literature Book of the Month, and an Indie Next List pick. • National Book Award fiction finalist Junot Díaz has selected NoViolet Bulawayo as one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35.” • When Junot Díaz published the novel’s opening scene in the Boston Review, he wrote: “I knew this writer was going to blow up. NoViolet Bulawayo’s honesty, her voice, and her formidable command of the craft—all were apparent from the first page.” The novel more than delivers on that promise. • Rights have sold in 11 countries. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-23081-0, 5/13

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“An exquisite and powerful first novel, filled with an equal measure of beauty and horror and laughter and pain. The lives (and names) of these characters will linger in your mind, and heart, long after you’re done reading the book. NoViolet —EDWIDGE DANTICAT Bulawayo is definitely a writer to watch.”

We Need New Names

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“This hard, funny first novel is a triumph.” B A C K B AY READERS’ PICK

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“Bulawayo has written a powerful novel. Her gift as a visual storyteller should propel her to a bright future—a dream fulfilled, no matter the country.” —USA TODAY

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was born and raised in Zimbabwe and now lives in the United States. She won the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

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Marvelous....THE FEUD is popular history as

Scott Turow hails Gabriel Roth’s debut as

it ought to be written.”

“a wry, ironic novel about the perils of contemporary romance.”

—THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Nearly every American has heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The violent feud between these two families has become shorthand for fierce, unyielding, and even violent confrontation. Yet despite numerous articles, books, television shows, and feature films, until THE FEUD nobody has ever told the true story of this legendary clash in the heart of Appalachia. Drawing upon years of original research, including the discovery of previously lost and ignored evidence and interviews with surviving relatives of both families, Dean King has crafted a rip-roaring narrative packed with brutal murders, reckless affairs, mercenaries and detectives, and the long shadows of the Civil War. The result is an unvarnished and vastly entertaining work of history.

• The History Channel’s record-breaking Hatfield-McCoy miniseries starring Kevin Costner has raised awareness of the feud, and led the way for the History Channel reality show The Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning, of which King is the producer. • No introduction required: Just about everyone has heard about these two families and yet few know the details of the real feud. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-16706-2, 5/13

The Feud The Hatfield and McCoys: The True Story Dean King 978-0-316-16707-9

$17.00 ($19.00 in Canada) • History • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • 464 pgs

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“Dean King delivers up a heaping portion of popular history, larded with outsized characters, shootouts, —BOSTON GLOBE manhunts, and posses on the prowl.”

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“Surely the definitive account of the feud, and it’s as riveting as it is informative. King’s descriptions of the violence would give even Quentin Tarantino pause.”

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Eric Muller has been trying to hack the girlfriend problem for half his life. As a teenage geek, his attempts to understand girls confirm he’s better off in the solitary glow of a computer screen. Fast forward to 2002, and Eric is a Silicon Valley millionaire. He’s coaxed girls into bed with witty banter and carefully timed intimacies, but he’s never known real love. So when he falls for the beautiful and opinionated Maya—and she for him—he’s in new territory. But the more Eric learns about Maya’s unresolved past, the further his obsessive mind spirals into confusion and doubt. Can Eric reconcile his need for order and logic with the mystery and chaos of love?

The Unknowns A Novel Gabriel Roth 978-0-316-22330-0

• THE UNKNOWNS won high praise from publications, such as the Daily Beast, People, and the New York Times, with Janet Maslin calling it “a sparkling debut novel.” • A brilliant new anti-hero for fans of Joshua Ferris’s Then We Came to the End (LB, 3/07), Adelle Waldman’s The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. (Holt, 2013) and Meg Wolitzer’s The Interestings (Riverhead, 2013). • Gabriel Roth’s humor has earned him an unusually strong and loyal following on Twitter (@gabrielroth). • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-22328-7, 7/13

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It is not really possible to describe, in a short

space, the originality and depth of this long and beautifully crafted book.” —A.S. BYATT, THE GUARDIAN

dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life.” —NPR

When Edna O’Brien’s first novel, The Country Girls Trilogy, was published in 1960, it so scandalized the O’Briens’ local parish that the book was burned by its priest. O’Brien was undeterred and has since created a body of work that stands among the best writing of the twentieth century. COUNTRY GIRL brings us face-to-face with a life of high drama and contemplation. Starting with O’Brien’s birth in a grand but deteriorating house in Ireland, her story moves through convent school to elopement, divorce, single motherhood, the wild parties of the ‘60s in London, and encounters with Hollywood giants, pop stars, and literary titans. There is love and unrequited love, and the glamour of trips to America as a celebrated writer and the guest of Jackie Onassis and Hillary Clinton. COUNTRY GIRL is a rich and heady accounting of the events, people, emotions, and landscape that have imprinted upon and enhanced one lifetime.

Laura Fraser grows up in Sydney, motherless, with a cold, professional father and an artistic bent. Ravi Mendis lives on the other side of the globe—exploring the seductive new world of the Internet, his father dead, his mother struggling to get by. Their stories alternate throughout Michelle de Kretser’s ravishing novel, culminating in unlikely fates for them both, destinies influenced by travel—voluntary in her case, enforced in his. With money from an inheritance, Laura sets off to see the world, eventually returning to Sydney to work for a publisher of travel guides. There she meets Ravi, now a Sri Lankan political exile who wants only to see a bit of Australia and make a living. Where do these two disparate characters, and an enthralling array of others, truly belong? With her trademark subtlety, wit, and dazzling prose, Michelle de Kretser shows us that, in the 21st century, they belong wherever they want to and can be— home or away.

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“Exquisite, haunting....As she traces Laura’s and Ravi’s lives over four decades, de Kretser’s style is poetic, indelible, and often breathtaking in its beauty.”

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The runaway #1 bestseller: “Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based on this latest collection, he’s getting only better.”

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“Deeply satisfying.... Sedaris can bring to mind Anthony Trollope, P. G. Wodehouse, Alice Munro, and Woody Allen, sometimes in the same paragraph.” —NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

A guy walks into a bar car and... From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. Sedaris remembers his father’s dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each essay into a love story: how it feels to be in a relationship where one loves and is loved over many years, what it means to be part of a family, and how it’s possible, through all of life’s absurdities, to grow to love oneself. With LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, David Sedaris shows once again why he is widely considered the “the funniest writer in America” (O, the Oprah Magazine). • LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS debuted at #1 on four New York Times bestseller lists. It has sold more than 390,000 copies to date in all formats. • Sedaris’s previous book of essays, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, became a huge trade paperback bestseller and has sold more than 1.2 million copies in all formats. • With more than 9 million copies of his books sold, David Sedaris is one of America’s most widely read authors. His books have been translated into 26 languages. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-15469-7, 4/13

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“Over-the-top ruminations on life, death, and the joys of French dental work... —PEOPLE Sedaris makes the mundane hilarious.” “Sedaris’s sidesplitting humor has made him a spirit animal for literary enthusiasts and comedians worldwide. Poignant and candid, everything he touches turns to —HARPER’S BAZAAR funny.”

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The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly acclaimed new novel. “A standout—and well worth the wait....An elegant meditation on love, memory, and the haunting power of art.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW)

Composed with the skills of a master, THE GOLDFINCH is a haunted odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling force and acuity. It begins with a boy, Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, who miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Taken in by the family of a wealthy friend, Theo is bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don’t know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by longing for his mother. He clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love—and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. THE GOLDFINCH is a novel of striking narrative energy and power. It combines unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language, and breathtaking suspense, while plumbing with a philosopher’s calm the deepest mysteries of love, identity, and art. It is a beautiful, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate.

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• Donna Tartt’s first novel, The Secret History (Knopf, 1992), has sold more than five million copies and has been translated into 30 languages. • Tartt’s second novel, The Little Friend (Knopf, 2002), was awarded the WH Smith Literary Award in 2003, and was also shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-05543-7, 10/13

Praise for THE GOLDFINCH: “Drenched in sensory detail, infused with Theo’s churning thoughts and feelings, sparked by nimble dialogue, and propelled by escalating cosmic angst and thriller action, Tartt’s trenchant, defiant, engrossing, and rocketing novel conducts a grand inquiry into the mystery and sorrow of survival, beauty and obsession, and —BOOKLIST (STARRED REVIEW) the promise of art.”

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“There’s a bewitching urgency to the narration that’s impossible to resist. Theo is —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY magnetic….THE GOLDFINCH is a pleasure to read.”

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THE SECRET RESCUE combines all of the

Divine....A delicious summer read.”

elements that draw us to WWII stories: the daring of The Guns of Navarone, the suspense of The Great Escape, and the bravery reminiscent of Ill Met by Moonlight. It’s the inclusion of so many women, though, that —DAILY BEAST makes this story unique.”

—ELIN HILDERBRAND

Spending the summer of 1928 in a big house on the Maine coast with his 10 older cousins and a gaggle of aunts and uncles seems like a dream come true to lonely 13-year-old Richard. But as he wanders through the bustling house, Richard witnesses the family he adores disintegrate into a tangle of lust, jealousy, and betrayal. Merely an avid spectator as the summer begins, Richard soon finds himself drawn into the confusion, battling with his own first experience of infatuation, and forced to cover for his relatives’ romantic intrigues. With jump-off-the-page characters and a captivating sense of place, SHORECLIFF examines the loyalty and rivalry that can both knit a family together and drive it apart.

When 26 Army Air Force flight nurses and medics boarded a military transport plane in November 1943 on a mission to evacuate wounded and sick troops, they didn’t anticipate a crash landing in Nazi territory. Emerging from their battered aircraft, the Americans found themselves in Albania, a country rife with chaos and danger. With hunger and sickness as their constant companions, they hid at night with courageous villagers who shared what little food they had and risked death at Nazi hands to help them. This mesmerizing account of the courage and bravery of ordinary people reveals for the first time an astonishing true story of heroic struggle and endurance.

• The story of this rescue was never widely publicized because those involved were sworn to secrecy. • The author’s exclusive sources include extensive firsthand accounts from the only living member of the group as well as family interviews, official and classified documents, and much more. • Cate Lineberry writes for the New York Times, Smithsonian, National Geographic, and many other periodicals. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-22022-4, 5/13

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“American nurses and medics, trapped behind enemy lines, hungry and haggard, dodging Nazis, hope dimming as winter gains strength...THE SECRET RESCUE is a gripping and suspenseful tale, alive with rich details that carry readers along every step of this remarkable —MITCHELL ZUCKOFF, AUTHOR OF FROZEN IN TIME journey.”

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“A touching, thrilling, completely engrossing story of great courage under harrowing circumstances. This is a World War II story that few people have ever heard, but, after reading this book, no one will —CANDICE MILLARD, AUTHOR OF DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC forget.”

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“Affecting....DeYoung’s engrossing conclusion and exquisite tone...capture the mood and morals of a —KIRKUS REVIEWS bygone era.”

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“DeYoung’s vivid evocation of a summer home in Maine along with the enthralling, flawed members of the Hatfield clan held me captive from the very first page.”

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Ursula DeYoung graduated from Harvard

—RAE MEADOWS, AUTHOR OF MERCY TRAIN

Cate Lineberry is a former staff writer and Europe editor of National Geographic and the web editor of Smithsonian, and her work has appeared in the New York Times. She lives in the greater Washington, DC, area.

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• Like such recent bestsellers as Rules of Civility (Viking, 2011) and The Paris Wife (Ballantine, 2011), SHORECLIFF is a lush period drama from the first half of the 20th century. • Like J. Courtney Sullivan’s Maine (Knopf, 2011) and Cathleen Schine’s The Three Weissmanns of Westport (FSG, 2010), SHORECLIFF is the riveting story of secrets revealed as a family reunites at their summer house. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-21339-4, 7/13

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“If you liked The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, or the Nicholas Sparks novels, you will devour THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY BAKESHOP & CAFÉ.”

—JAMES PATTERSON

“Delightful…. Simses has crafted a wholesome love story, infused with the pull-andtug of romance and elements of mystery.” —SHELF AWARENESS

Ellen Branford, a high-powered Manhattan attorney, has promised to fulfill her grandmother’s dying wish—to find the man she loved in her youth and to give him her last letter. Ellen leaves New York and her Kennedy-esque fiancé for Beacon, Maine. What should be a very short trip is quickly complicated when Ellen almost drowns in the ocean and is saved by a handsome carpenter. The rescue turns Ellen into something of a local celebrity, which may or may not help her unravel the past her grandmother labored to keep hidden. What Ellen learns about her grandmother makes her begin to question her own choices, and it soon becomes clear that a 24-hour visit to Beacon might not be enough. THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY BAKESHOP & CAFÉ is a warm and delicious debut that celebrates the power of a simpler life. • What woman doesn’t dream about reinventing herself, and about the path not taken? Reading groups will devour this novel. • A love story with special appeal for foodies—featuring savory descriptions of meals and of a Maine blueberry farm. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-22585-4, 7/13

“Basic ingredients, well mixed—and good to the last crumb.”

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“This charming, tender first novel emphasizes the power of simple pleasures, comfort food, and undeniable chemistry. Fans of the leads in the movies The Proposal and Sweet Home Alabama will recognize a kindred spirit in high-strung, perfectionist Ellen, and the novel’s small-town setting will appeal to loyal readers of Mary Kay Andrews, Elin Hilderbrand, and Jan Karon. Simses’s story of emotional discoveries, shifting priorities, and new beginnings is a delightful beach read.” —BOOKLIST

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“Simses’s portrait of small-town Maine is enchanting, a place for a reader to linger.”

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“ With details that dovetail nicely into the plot and an assortment of quirky characters, THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY BAKESHOP & CAFÉ mixes up an authentic Maine —FREE LANCE-STAR setting with an entertaining story.”

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“Like the tastiest piece of pie, THE IRRESISTIBLE BLUEBERRY BAKESHOP & CAFÉ is mostly sweet with a touch of tartness and has a richly constructed crust to contain all its ingredients….Fans of Nicholas Sparks, or even the romantic offerings of —EXAMINER.COM James Patterson, will approve.”

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has spent much of her life in New England, where she worked in magazine publishing and later as a corporate attorney, writing fiction on the side. She lives in Florida with her husband–law partner and their daughter.

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The irresistibly engaging book that “enlarges

The “terrific...moving, poetic, immersive,

THINKING IN NUMBERS is the book that Daniel Tammet, mathematical savant and bestselling author, was born to write. In Tammet’s world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and more, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives. Inspired variously by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn’s eleven fingers, and his many siblings, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person, and how we can make sense of those we love. His provocative and inspiring new book will change the way you think about math and fire your imagination to view the world with fresh eyes.

A brilliantly starry night is one of nature’s most thrilling wonders. Yet in our world of nights as bright as day, most of us no longer experience true darkness. Eight out of ten Americans born today won’t ever live where they can see the Milky Way. And exposure to artificial light at night has been cited as a factor in health concerns ranging from poor sleep to cancer. In his gorgeous debut, THE END OF NIGHT, Paul Bogard travels the globe to find the night, blending personal narrative, natural history, health, science, and folklore to shed light on darkness. Showing exactly what we’ve lost, what we have left, and what we might hope to regain, he attempts nothing less than a restoration of how we see the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky.

one’s wonder at Tammet’s mind and his all-embracing vision of the world as —OLIVER SACKS, MD grounded in numbers.”

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• Already a major international bestseller, appearing on lists in both the UK and France. • Tammet’s memoir Born on a Blue Day (Simon & Schuster, 2007) has sold 210,000 copies across all formats. Tammet returns to his internal world of numbers with this book; its unique and appealing conceit is sure to enchant readers. • THINKING IN NUMBERS has garnered amazing quotes from Oliver Sacks, MD, Amy Tan, Billy Collins, J. M. Coetzee, and other literary luminaries. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-18737-4, 7/13

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multifaceted, and thought-provoking” book (Publishers Weekly) that will open your eyes to the night.

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“A lyrical, far-reaching book. Part elegy, part call-toarms....An essential addition to the literature of nature.”

“A delightful, diverse collection of essays. Great fun and the perfect gift for any math-phobic person, young or —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW) old.”

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“A hymn to vanished darkness....This is a rich book. As you read it, you too will want to reclaim the night and —NATURE perhaps rediscover the heavens.” “Appealing....An engaging blend of personal story, hard —KIRKUS REVIEWS science, and a bit of history.”

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books Born on a Blue Day and Embracing the Wide Sky. He is a writer, a linguist, and an educator. He lives in Paris.

• Bogard’s panoramic tour of the night reveals that light pollution is one kind of pollution that we can readily fix. His book gives us every reason to flip the switch—tonight! • Exposure to artificial light at night has been categorized a likely carcinogen on par with inhaling diesel fumes. • Paul Bogard is the editor of Let There Be Night (University of Nevada Press, 2008), an anthology of 29 original essays on the value of darkness and the threats of light pollution. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-18290-4, 7/13

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generations of family stories and lies...all with authority and wisdom....An intimate portrayal —O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE of life in exile.”

“a joy to read: fresh, funny, and always unexpected.”

It’s the first summer of lust for 14-year-old Jim Finnegan, a boy trying to become a man in 1980s Dublin. Jim’s days are spent navigating his boisterous family, taking breakneck bike rides with his best friend, dancing to Foreigner on his boombox, and quietly coveting the local girls from afar. Jim’s teenage dreams come true when he wins the attention of a beautiful older girl—but he also becomes the target of a devious religious figure in the community. When Jim and his girlfriend take a clandestine trip by ferry to London, the dark and difficult repercussions of their journey force Jim to look for the solution to all his problems in some very unusual places. THE FIELDS is an unforgettable portrait of a boy who sinks into troubles as he grows into a man, and the loving but fractured family that might be his downfall— or his salvation.

When free spirit Jadranka mysteriously disappears shortly after emigrating to America, her older sister Magdalena must leave their ancestral Croatian island home and follow her to New York City. Magdalena’s search begins to unspool the dark history of their family, reaching back three generations to a country torn by war. This haunting and sure-footed first novel explores the legacy of betrayal and loss in a place where beauty is fused with hardship, and where individuals are forced to make wrenching choices as they are swept up in the tides of history.

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• Courtney Brkic is a writer to watch. She is the recipient of the prestigious Whiting Writers’ Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Brkic’s Stillness (FSG, 2003) was a Barnes & Noble Discover pick. • Like The Tiger’s Wife (Random House, 2011), The Madonnas of Leningrad (William Morrow, 2006), and The Cellists of Sarajevo (Riverhead, 2009), THE FIRST RULE OF SWIMMING explores the legacies of war-torn Eastern Europe, uncovering the secrets hidden in a people’s collective memory. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-21738-5, 5/13

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“It’s not often, reading a first novel, that you can settle back with a happy sigh, confident that you’re in safe hands....Fresh, beguiling, and laugh-out-loud funny on every page, this must be the most enjoyable Irish novel —THE GUARDIAN (UK) since Skippy Dies.”

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story collection Stillness and the memoir The Stone Fields. She teaches creative writing at George Mason University and lives outside Washington, DC.

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A lively and hilarious tale that’s pure fun. If

you loved Bridget Jones’s Diary and you have a child in school, THE HIVE is the book for you.”

beauty, and especially surprise.”

–ANTHONY DOERR, AUTHOR OF THE SHELL COLLECTORS

–MARIA SEMPLE, AUTHOR OF WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

Peter Orner zeroes in on the strange ways our memories define us: A woman’s husband dies before their divorce is finalized; a man runs for governor of Illinois and loses much more than an election; two brothers play beneath the infamous bridge at Chappaquiddick. Employing the masterful compression for which he has been widely praised, Orner presents a kaleidoscope of individual lives viewed in startling, intimate close-up. Whether writing of Geraldo Rivera’s attempt to reveal the contents of Al Capone’s vault or of a father and daughter trying to outrun a hurricane, Orner illuminates universal themes. In stories that span considerable geographic ground—from Chicago to Wyoming, from Massachusetts to the Czech Republic—he writes of the past we can’t seem to shake, the losses we can’t make up for, and the power of our stories to help us reclaim what we thought was gone forever.

It’s the start of another school year at St. Ambrose. While the children are busy in the classroom, their mothers are learning sharper lessons. Lessons in friendship. Lessons in betrayal. Lessons in the laws of community, the transience of power...and how to get invited to lunch. Beatrice—undisputed queen bee. Ruler, by Divine Right, of all school fundraising, this year, last year, and, surely, for many years to come. Heather—desperate to volunteer, desperate to be noticed, desperate to belong. Georgie—desperate for a cigarette. And Rachel—watching them all, keeping her distance. But soon to discover that the line between amused observer and miserable outcast is a thin one. THE HIVE is a wickedly funny and astutely observed story about female friendship, power plays, and the joys and perils (well, mainly perils) of trying to do one’s part.

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• Film rights to THE HIVE have sold to Focus Features. • Paperback publication will coincide (of course!) with the start of the new school year. • Books about women’s friendships and family life are perennial reading group favorites in paperback. • THE HIVE became an immediate top 10 bestseller in the UK. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-23479-5, 9/13

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• Esther Stories, Orner’s previous collection, received the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Goldberg Prize for Jewish Fiction, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and the New York Public Library Young Lions Award. The Back Bay reissue of Esther Stories (4/13) features a foreword by Marilynne Robinson. • Orner is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and two Pushcart Prizes. • Peter Orner writes “The Lonely Voice,” a column about the short story, for TheRumpus.net. • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-316-22464-2, 8/13

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In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed—from ship logs and telegrams to prayers and haikus. But in this ever-changing Internet age, short-form writing has become an essential skill. Clark covers how to write effective and powerful titles, headlines, essays, sales pitches, Tweets, letters, and even self-descriptions for online dating services. With examples from the long tradition of short-form writing in Western culture, HOW TO WRITE SHORT guides writers to crafting brilliant prose, even in 140 characters.

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The 34-Ton Bat

Steve Rushin 978-0-316-20093-6 $25.00/$28.00

The 80/20 Manager Richard Koch 978-0-316-24306-3 $27.00/$30.00

The Abominable

Dan Simmons 978-0-316-19883-7 $29.00/$32.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23991-2 $31.00/$34.00

American Coup

William M. Arkin 978-0-316-25124-2 $28.00/$31.00

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth Col. Chris Hadfield 978-0-316-25301-7 $28.00/NCR

Baby Knows Best

Deborah Carlisle Solomon 978-0-316-21920-4 $27.00/$30.00

Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations Retha Powers, General Editor; Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 978-0-316-01017-7 $40.00/$44.00

The Bear

Claire Cameron 978-0-316-23012-4 $25.00/NCR

Blood Royal

Eric Jager 978-0-316-22451-2 $29.00/$32.00

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet Mark Hyman M.D. 978-0-316-23002-5 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-24000-0 $30.00/$33.00

Burial Rites

Hannah Kent 978-0-316-24391-9 $26.00/$29.00

Collision Low Crossers Nicholas Dawidoff 978-0-316-19679-6 $29.00/$32.00

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Countdown

Alan Weisman 978-0-316-09775-8 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23981-3 $30.00/$33.00

Cross My Heart

James Patterson 978-0-316-21091-1 $29.00/$32.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-21090-4 $31.00/$34.00

David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell 978-0-316-20436-1 $29.00/$32.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23985-1 $31.00/$34.00

The Devil That Never Dies Daniel Jonah Goldhagen 978-0-316-09787-1 $30.00/$33.00

The Double

George Pelecanos 978-0-316-07839-9 $26.00/$29.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23989-9 $28.00/$31.00

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Isabel Greenberg 978-0-316-22581-6 $23.00/NCR

The Everything Store Brad Stone 978-0-316-21926-6 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23990-5 $30.00/$33.00

Find It in Everything

Photographs by Drew Barrymore 978-0-316-25306-2 $18.00/$20.00

For the Benefit of Those Who See Rosemary Mahoney 978-0-316-04342-7 $27.00/$30.00

The Gods of Guilt Michael Connelly 978-0-316-06951-9 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-06949-6 $30.00/$33.00

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt 978-0-316-05543-7 $30.00/$33.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23987-5 $32.00/$35.00

Gone

James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge 978-0-316-21098-0 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-21100-0 $30.00/$33.00

Grain Brain

David Perlmutter, MD, with Kristin Loberg 978-0-316-23480-1 $27.00/$30.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23983-7 $29.00/$32.00

The Hive

Gill Hornby 978-0-316-23479-5 $26.00/$29.00

I Am Malala

Malala Yousafzai 978-0-316-32240-9 $26.00/$29.00

Isa Does It

Isa Chandra Moskowitz 978-0-316-22190-0 $30.00/$33.00

Johnny Cash

Robert Hilburn 978-0-316-19475-4 $32.00/$35.00

The Kid

Ben Bradlee, Jr. 978-0-316-61435-1 $35.00/$39.00

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The Married Kama Sutra

Simon Rich and Farley Katz 978-0-316-24811-2 $16.00/$18.00

Mast Brothers Chocolate

Rick Mast, Michael Mast; Foreword by Thomas Keller 978-0-316-23484-9 $40.00/$44.00

Melt

Stephanie Stiavetti and Garrett McCord, Foreword by Michael Ruhlman 978-0-316-21337-0 $30.00/$33.00

Merry Christmas, Alex Cross James Patterson 978-0-316-39953-1 $20.00/$22.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-22419-2 $30.99/$33.99

NYPD Red 2

James Patterson and Marshall Karp 978-0-316-21123-9 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-21126-0 $30.00/$33.00

Operation Paperclip Annie Jacobsen 978-0-316-22104-7 $30.00/$33.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23982-0 $32.00/$35.00

Anne Zouroudi 978-0-316-21784-2 $25.00/$28.00

The Land of Steady Habits

A Passion for Bread

Ted Thompson 978-0-316-18656-8 $25.00/$28.00

Lionel Vatinet 978-0-316-20062-2 $35.00/$39.00

Love Sense

Private L.A.

Dr. Sue Johnson 978-0-316-13376-0 $27.00/$30.00

The Luminaries

Eleanor Catton 978-0-316-07431-5 $27.00/NCR

Denise Mina 978-0-316-18851-7 $26.00/NCR Large Print Edition 978-0-316-24001-7 $28.00/NCR

Red Sky in Morning Paul Lynch 978-0-316-23025-4 $25.00/$28.00

Saints of the Shadow Bible Ian Rankin 978-0-316-22455-0 $26.00/NCR

Stella Bain

Anita Shreve 978-0-316-09886-1 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-09885-4 $30.00/$33.00

A Thousand Hills to Heaven Josh Ruxin 978-0-316-23291-3 $26.00/$29.00

James Patterson and Mark Sullivan 978-0-316-21112-3 $28.00/$31.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-21109-3 $30.00/$33.00

Hit Me

Lawrence Block 978-0-316-12734-9 $16.00/$18.00

Gun Machine

Warren Ellis 978-0-316-18741-1 $17.00/$19.00

Killer Ambition

Marcia Clark 978-0-316-22093-4 $8.00/$9.00

The Lost Girls of Rome Donato Carrisi 978-0-316-24679-8 $26.00/$29.00

The Right Hand

Derek Haas 978-0-316-19849-3 $15.00/$17.00

Say You’re Sorry

Michael Robotham 978-0-316-22123-8 $15.00/NCR

S.

The Urban Bestiary Lyanda Lynn Haupt 978-0-316-17852-5 $27.00/$30.00

Created by J.J. Abrams, written by Doug Dorst 978-0-316-20164-3 $35.00/$39.00

The Visionist

SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Falcon

Rachel Urquhart 978-0-316-22811-4 $26.00/$29.00

Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo 978-0-316-24711-5 $26.00/$29.00

Your Personal Paleo Code

SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Scorpion

Chris Kresser 978-0-316-32289-8 $28.00/$31.00

Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo 978-0-316-20962-5 $8.00/$9.00

She’s Leaving Home

The Outcasts

Kathleen Kent 978-0-316-20612-9 $26.00/$29.00 Large Print Edition 978-0-316-23988-2 $28.00/$31.00

The Lady of Sorrows

The Red Road

MULHOLLAND BOOKS

Alpha

Greg Rucka 978-0-316-18227-0 $8.00/$9.00

Breed

Chase Novak 978-0-316-19858-5 $16.00/$18.00

Darwin’s Blade

Dan Simmons 978-0-316-21349-3 $16.00/$18.00

Dominion

C.J. Sansom 978-0-316-25491-5 $28.00/NCR

William Shaw 978-0-316-24684-2 $26.00/$29.00

The Shining Girls Lauren Beukes 978-0-316-21686-9 $16.00/$18.00

The Stolen Ones

Richard Montanari 978-0-316-24470-1 $26.00/$29.00

The Thicket

Joe R. Lansdale 978-0-316-18845-6 $26.00/$29.00

Watching You

Michael Robotham 978-0-316-25200-3 $26.00/NCR

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Little, Brown and Company Fall ’13/Winter ’14 Backlist We Are Here

Michael Marshall 978-0-316-25257-7 $15.00/$17.00

TRADE PAPERBACKS

The Healthy Pregnancy Book

The Book of Why

Life After Life

Both Flesh and Not

Lone Survivor (Media Tie-In)

Nicholas Montemarano 978-0-316-18846-3 $15.00/$17.00 David Foster Wallace 978-0-316-18238-6 $17.00/$19.00

William Sears MD and Martha Sears RN, with Linda Holt MD and BJ Snell, PhD, CNM 978-0-316-18743-5 $17.00/$19.00

The Boy

The John Lennon Letters

The Cat Who Came for Christmas

John Lennon; Edited and with an Introduction by Hunter Davies 978-0-316-20078-3 $25.00/$28.00

New American Haggadah

Jonathan Safran Foer, with a translation by Nathan Englander 978-0-316-06987-8 $16.00/$18.00

The Onion Book of Known Knowledge The Onion 978-0-316-13324-1 $20.00/$22.00

ANSEL ADAMS

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs Ansel Adams 978-0-316-40079-4 $27.00/$30.00

Ansel Adams in the Canadian Rockies Ansel Adams 978-0-316-24341-4 $30.00/$30.00

Lara Santoro 978-0-316-20624-2 $14.00/$16.00 Cleveland Amory 978-0-316-24268-4 $14.00/$16.00

The Christmas Kid Pete Hamill 978-0-316-23274-6 $15.00/$17.00

The Dallas Cowboys Joe Nick Patoski 978-0-316-07754-5 $20.00/$22.00

Disgraced

Ayad Akhtar 978-0-316-32446-5 $15.00/$17.00

The Doctor of Thessaly Anne Zouroudi 978-0-316-21786-6 $15.00/$17.00

Gods and Beasts Denise Mina 978-0-316-18853-1 $15.00/NCR

Heat BACK BAY BOOKS

Bill Streever 978-0-316-10532-3 $16.00/$18.00

Amity & Sorrow

Here, There, Elsewhere

Peggy Riley 978-0-316-22087-3 $15.00/$17.00

Astray

Emma Donoghue 978-0-316-20628-0 $15.00/NCR

Bay of Fires

Poppy Gee 978-0-316-20170-4 $15.00/$17.00

Beautiful Day

Elin Hilderbrand 978-0-316-09976-9 $16.00/$18.00

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William Least Heat-Moon 978-0-316-06753-9 $18.00/$20.00

Ike’s Bluff

Evan Thomas 978-0-316-09103-9 $18.00/$20.00

In the Land of the Living Austin Ratner 978-0-316-20608-2 $15.00/$17.00

The Last Girlfriend on Earth Simon Rich 978-0-316-21938-9 $13.00/$14.00

Kate Atkinson 978-0-316-17649-1 $18.00/NCR

Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson 978-0-316-32410-6 $17.00/$19.00

Long Walk to Freedom (Media Tie-In) Nelson Mandela 978-0-316-32354-3 $18.00/$20.00

Love Is the Cure

Elton John 978-0-316-21991-4 $16.00/$18.00

Me and the Devil Nick Tosches 978-0-316-12099-9 $17.00/$19.00

The Outpost

Jake Tapper 978-0-316-18540-0 $18.00/$20.00

The Pretty One

Lucinda Rosenfeld 978-0-316-21358-5 $15.00/$17.00

Standing in Another Man’s Grave Ian Rankin 978-0-316-22460-4 $15.00/NCR

An Unfinished Life Robert Dallek 978-0-316-90792-7 $18.00/$20.00

Wise Men

Stuart Nadler 978-0-316-12649-6 $15.00/$17.00

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