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Tristana
Tristana
Written by Benito Perez Galdos, Translated by Margaret Jull Costa, Introduction by Jeremy Treglown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177655
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Tristana

Written by Benito Perez Galdos
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Introduction by Jeremy Treglown


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Don Lope is a Don Juan, an aging but still effective predator on the opposite sex. He is also charming and generous, unhesitatingly contributing the better part of his fortune to pay off a friend’s debts, kindly assuming responsibility for the friend’s orphaned daughter, lovely Tristana. Don Lope... Read more >
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Tristana

Written by Benito Perez Galdos
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Introduction by Jeremy Treglown


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

Don Lope is a Don Juan, an aging but still effective predator on the opposite sex. He is also charming and generous, unhesitatingly contributing the better part of his fortune to pay off a friend’s debts, kindly assuming responsibility for the friend’s orphaned daughter, lovely Tristana. Don Lope... Read more >
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The Barefoot Queen
The Barefoot Queen
Written by Ildefonso Falcones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139489
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The Barefoot Queen
A Novel
Written by Ildefonso Falcones


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $28.00

A romantic and thrilling historical adventure from the internationally bestselling author whose work Diana Gabaldon has called "Enthralling".

Spain, 1748. Caridad is a recently freed Cuban slave wandering the streets of Seville. Her master is dead and she has nowhere to go. When, by chance, she meets Milagros Carmona—a spellbinding, rebellious gypsy—the two... Read more >
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The Barefoot Queen
The Barefoot Queen
Written by Ildefonso Falcones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139496
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The Barefoot Queen
A Novel
Written by Ildefonso Falcones


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $13.99

A romantic and thrilling historical adventure from the internationally bestselling author whose work Diana Gabaldon has called "Enthralling".

Spain, 1748. Caridad is a recently freed Cuban slave wandering the streets of Seville. Her master is dead and she has nowhere to go. When, by chance, she meets Milagros Carmona—a spellbinding, rebellious gypsy—the two... Read more >
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The Land Breakers
The Land Breakers
Written by John Ehle, Introduction by Linda Spalding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177631
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The Land Breakers

Written by John Ehle
Introduction by Linda Spalding


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $17.95

Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of community. 

Mooney and Imy...

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The Land Breakers

Written by John Ehle
Introduction by Linda Spalding


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $17.95

Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of community. 

...

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The Lincoln Myth
The Lincoln Myth
Written by Steve Berry
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345526588
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The Lincoln Myth
A Novel
Written by Steve Berry


Format: Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Steve Berry returns with his latest thriller, a Cotton Malone adventure involving a flaw in the United States Constitution, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, and a political issue that’s as explosive as it is timely—not only in Malone’s world, but in ours.

 
September 1861: All is not... Read more >
Forgiving the Angel
Forgiving the Angel
Written by Jay Cantor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806048
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Forgiving the Angel
Four Stories for Franz Kafka
Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

A thought-provoking, sometimes heartbreaking sequence of stories based on a group of real people held together by their love of Franz Kafka. Here friends, fans, and lovers find themselves haunted by the death of the great author. Imbued with a gravitas and dark irony that recall Kafka’s own work, these stories...

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and Songs of Willow Frost: Two Bestselling Novels
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and Songs of Willow Frost: Two Bestselling Novels
Written by Jamie Ford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180894
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and Songs of Willow Frost: Two Bestselling Novels
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Songs of Willow Frost
Written by Jamie Ford


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $16.99

Jamie Ford caused a stir among readers with his unforgettable debut, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, which he followed up with the much-anticipated Songs of Willow Frost. Each in their own way, these New York Times bestsellers delve into the past, combining exquisite storytelling with heartfelt explorations of... Read more >
The Use of Man
The Use of Man
Written by Aleksandar Tisma, Translated by Bernard Johnson, Introduction by Claire Messud
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177266
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The Use of Man

Written by Aleksandar Tisma
Translated by Bernard Johnson
Introduction by Claire Messud


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

The Use of Man starts with an unexpected discovery. World War II is ending. Sredoje Lazukić has been fighting all through it. Now, as one of the victorious Partisans, he has come home to Novi Sad. He visits the house he grew up in. Strangers nervously show him around. He looks... Read more >
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The Use of Man

Written by Aleksandar Tisma
Translated by Bernard Johnson
Introduction by Claire Messud


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

The Use of Man starts with an unexpected discovery. World War II is ending. Sredoje Lazukić has been fighting all through it. Now, as one of the victorious Partisans, he has come home to Novi Sad. He visits the house he grew up in. Strangers nervously show him around. He looks... Read more >
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Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553393590
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Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Two Victorian Holiday Mysteries: A Christmas Homecoming and A Christmas Garland
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

’Tis the season for a pair of Christmas novels that add a dash of murder to the Yuletide spirit.
 
“Perry’s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat.”The Wall Street Journal
 
A CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING
 
“Could have been devised by Agatha Christie . . . [Anne Perry is] a modern... Read more >
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Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Written by Anne Perry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553393606
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Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes
Two Victorian Holiday Mysteries: A Christmas Homecoming and A Christmas Garland
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $9.99

’Tis the season for a pair of Christmas novels that add a dash of murder to the Yuletide spirit.
 
“Perry’s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat.”The Wall Street Journal
 
A CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING
 
“Could have been devised by Agatha Christie . . . [Anne Perry is] a modern... Read more >
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GB84
GB84
Written by David Peace
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193939
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GB84
A Novel
Written by David Peace


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in 2014 alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead

In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike... Read more >
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GB84
A Novel
Written by David Peace


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in 2014 alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead

In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike... Read more >
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A Map of Betrayal
A Map of Betrayal
Written by Ha Jin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911605
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A Map of Betrayal
A Novel
Written by Ha Jin


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Year

From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: a riveting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries—China and the United States—and two families.
 
When Lilian Shang, born and raised in... Read more >
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A Map of Betrayal
A Map of Betrayal
Written by Ha Jin
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ISBN: 9780307911612
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A Map of Betrayal
A Novel
Written by Ha Jin


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Year

From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: a riveting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries—China and the United States—and two families.
 
When Lilian Shang, born and raised in... Read more >
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A New York Christmas
A New York Christmas
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345548467
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A New York Christmas
A Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $18.00

Anne Perry’s new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry’s annual yuletide offering is set in New York City—a sparkling young metropolis bursting with life, promise, and subtle menace.
 
The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of... Read more >
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A New York Christmas
A New York Christmas
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780345548474
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A New York Christmas
A Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $9.99

Anne Perry’s new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry’s annual yuletide offering is set in New York City—a sparkling young metropolis bursting with life, promise, and subtle menace.
 
The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of... Read more >
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Paris Trout
Paris Trout
Written by Pete Dexter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812987386
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Paris Trout
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

Pete Dexter’s National Book Award–winning tour de force tells the mesmerizing story of a shocking crime that shatters lives and exposes the hypocrisies of a small Southern town.
 
The time and place: Cotton Point, Georgia, just after World War II. The event: the murder of a fourteen-year-old black girl by... Read more >
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Paris Trout
Paris Trout
Written by Pete Dexter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812987393
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Paris Trout
A Novel
Written by Pete Dexter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

Pete Dexter’s National Book Award–winning tour de force tells the mesmerizing story of a shocking crime that shatters lives and exposes the hypocrisies of a small Southern town.
 
The time and place: Cotton Point, Georgia, just after World War II. The event: the murder of a fourteen-year-old black girl by... Read more >
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The Siege
The Siege
Written by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Translated by Frank Wynne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069682
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The Siege
A Novel
Written by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Translated by Frank Wynne


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION’S INTERNATIONAL DAGGER

For fans of Alan Furst and Carlos Ruiz Zafón comes a haunting and layered thriller filled with history, adventure, suspense, and an unforgettable love story—by the internationally bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte.

 
Cádiz, 1811: The Spanish port city has been surrounded by Napoleon’s army... Read more >
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The Siege
The Siege
Written by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Translated by Frank Wynne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994728
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The Siege
A Novel
Written by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Translated by Frank Wynne


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS’ ASSOCIATION’S INTERNATIONAL DAGGER

For fans of Alan Furst and Carlos Ruiz Zafón comes a haunting and layered thriller filled with history, adventure, suspense, and an unforgettable love story—by the internationally bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte.

 
Cádiz, 1811: The Spanish port city has been surrounded by Napoleon’s army... Read more >
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Silence Once Begun
Silence Once Begun
Written by Jesse Ball
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805522
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Silence Once Begun
A Novel
Written by Jesse Ball


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.95

Over the course of several months, eight people vanish from their homes in the same Japanese town, a single playing card found on each door. Known as “the Narito Disappearances,” the crime has authorities baffled—until a confession appears on the police’s doorstep, signed by one Oda Sotatsu, a thread salesman.
 
Sotatsu...

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An Officer and a Spy
An Officer and a Spy
Written by Robert Harris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804853
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An Officer and a Spy

Written by Robert Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.95

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction

A whistle-blower.  A witch hunt. A cover-up. Secret tribunals, out-of-control intelligence agencies, and government corruption. Welcome to 1890s Paris.
 

Alfred Dreyfus has been convicted of treason, sentenced to life imprisonment on a far-off island, and publicly stripped of his rank. Among... Read more >
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