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David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Number9Dream, and Ghostwritten. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell co-translated from the Japanese the international bestselling memoir, The Reason I Jump. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

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The Reason I Jump
The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
Written by Naoki Higashida
Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $22.00

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, The Reason I Jump is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Reason I Jump
The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
Written by Naoki Higashida
Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Black Swan Green
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

***One of ALA's Best Books for Young Adults

From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new.

Black Swan tracks a single year in what is, for thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiest Worcestershire... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Black Swan Green
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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The Bone Clocks
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $30.00

By the New York Times bestselling author of Cloud Atlas | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

“With The Bone Clocks, [David] Mitchell rises to meet and match the legacy of Cloud Atlas.”—Los Angeles Times

Following a terrible fight with her mother over her boyfriend, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her family and her old life. But Holly... Read more >
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The Bone Clocks
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Cloud Atlas
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $23.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

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Cloud Atlas
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 17, 2004
Price: $16.00

From David Mitchell, the Booker Prize nominee, award-winning writer and one of the featured authors in Granta’s “Best of Young British Novelists 2003” issue, comes his highly anticipated third novel, a work of mind-bending imagination and scope.

A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

Cloud Atlas
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Cloud Atlas (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

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David Mitchell: Three bestselling novels, Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green, and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 1344 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $27.99

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Ghostwritten

Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $15.95

David Mitchell’s electrifying debut novel takes readers on a mesmerizing trek across a world of human experience through a series of ingeniously linked narratives.

Oblivious to the bizarre ways in which their lives intersect, nine characters—a terrorist in Okinawa, a record-shop clerk in Tokyo, a money-laundering British financier in Hong Kong... Read more >
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Ghostwritten

Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Number9Dream
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: February 11, 2003
Price: $16.00

Number9Dream is the international literary sensation from a writer with astonishing range and imaginative energy—an intoxicating ride through Tokyo’s dark underworlds and the even more mysterious landscapes of our collective dreams.

David Mitchell follows his eerily precocious, globe-striding first novel, Ghostwritten, with a work that is in its way even more... Read more >
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Number9Dream
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

The year is 1799, the place Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor, the Japanese Empire’s single port and sole window onto the world, designed to keep the West at bay. To this place of devious merchants, deceitful interpreters, and costly courtesans comes Jacob de Zoet, a devout young clerk who has five years... Read more >
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
A Novel
Written by David Mitchell


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

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