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Paulina & Fran

by Rachel B. Glaser Harper Perennial (September 01, 2015)

A story of friendship, art, sex, and curly hair: an audaciously witty debut tracing the pas de deux of lust and love between two young, uncertain, conflicted art students. 

At their New England art school, Paulina...


Strange Animals

by Chad Kultgen Harper Perennial (July 07, 2015)

A thought-provoking and darkly witty novel about freedom, motherhood, greed, and religion—a surprising new direction from the controversial author of Men, Women & Children and The Average American Male.

Chad...


Some Other Town

by Elizabeth Collison Harper Perennial (February 24, 2015)

Channeling the emotional intensity of Susan Minot and Amy Bloom—and infused with a witty, dream-like surrealism reminiscent of Margaret Atwood—this mesmerizing debut takes us inside the unsettling world...


The Tell-Tale Heart

by Jill Dawson Harper Perennial (February 10, 2015)

A man’s life and his capacity for love mysteriously changes after a heart transplant in this dramatic and affecting novel—as provocative and poignant as the works of Jodi Picoult, Jojo Moyes, and Alice Sebold—from...


Migratory Animals

by Mary Helen Specht Harper Perennial (January 20, 2015)

Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Award and the Writer's League of Texas Fiction Award • An Indie Next Selection • An Austin American-Statesman Selects Book

A powerful debut novel about a group of...


American Woman

by Susan Choi Harper Perennial (July 08, 2014)

“Susan Choi…proves herself a natural—a writer whose intelligence and historical awareness effortlessly serve a breathtaking narrative ability. I couldn’t put American Woman down, and wanted when I finished...


The Unspeakable

by Charles L. Calia Harper Perennial (July 08, 2014)

The Unspeakable tells the story of two men, both priests, whose strange and divergent paths collide. Peter Whitmore, an administrator for the Diocese of St. Paul, is asked to investigate and ultimately discredit...


The Way Inn

by Will Wiles Harper Perennial (September 16, 2014)

Up in the Air meets Inception in this smart, innovative, genre-synthesizing novel from the acclaimed author of Care of Wooden Floors—hailed as “Fawlty Towers crossed with Freud,” by the Daily Telegraph...


The Eighth Day

National Book Award for Fiction 1968

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial (February 25, 2014)

Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters,...


Green Girl

by Kate Zambreno Harper Perennial (June 24, 2014)

With the fierce emotional and intellectual power of such classics as Jean Rhys's Good Morning, Midnight, Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar, and Clarice Lispector's The Hour of the Star, Kate Zambreno's novel Green...


All That Is Solid Melts into Air

by Darragh McKeon Harper Perennial (May 19, 2014)

All That Is Solid Melts into Air is a gripping end-of-empire novel, charting the collapse of the Soviet Union through the focalpoint of the Chernobyl disaster. Part historical epic, part love story, it recalls...


Adore

by Doris Lessing Harper Perennial (September 17, 2013)

Two friends, two sons, two shocking and intense love affairs . . .

Roz and Lil have been best friends since childhood. But their bond stretches beyond familiar bounds when these middle-aged mothers fall in love...


Hood

by Emma Donoghue Harper Perennial (August 13, 2013)

A tale of grief and lust, frustration and hilarity, death and family

Penelope O’Grady and Cara Wall are risking disaster when, like teenagers in any intolerant time and place—here, a Dublin convent school...


The Last Anniversary

by Liane Moriarty Harper Perennial (April 20, 2010)

From Liane Moriarty, author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty, comes an unforgettable novel defined by her signature sharp wit, page-turning storyline, and lovable...


So Big

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1925

by Edna Ferber Harper Perennial (July 30, 2013)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review

Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and...


Coincidence

by J. W. Ironmonger Harper Perennial (February 18, 2014)

What determines the course of our lives? Chance . . . or destiny?

On Midsummer's Day, 1982, three-year-old Azalea Ives is found alone at a seaside fairground.

One year later, her mother's body washes up on a beach—her...


The Orphans of Race Point

by Patry Francis Harper Perennial (May 06, 2014)

Set on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a suspenseful page-turning saga of love, murder, and the true meaning of faith from the author of the acclaimed The Liar’s Diary.

Set in the close-knit Portuguese community of...


Three Hundred Million

by Blake Butler Harper Perennial (October 14, 2014)

An unforgettable novel of an American suburb devastated by a fiendish madman—the most ambitious and important work yet by “the 21st century answer to William Burroughs” (Publishers Weekly).

Blake Butler’s...


Saratoga Trunk

by Edna Ferber Harper Perennial (July 30, 2013)

The basis for the classic film starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman, Saratoga Trunk is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Ferber's enthralling saga of love, greed, and power set in New Orleans and Saratoga...


Giant

by Edna Ferber Harper Perennial (July 30, 2013)

The basis for the classic film starring James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson, Giant is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Ferber's sweeping generational tale of power, love, cattle barons, and oil...


Alas, Babylon

by Pat Frank Harper Perennial (June 04, 2013)

"Alas, Babylon." Those fateful words heralded the end. When a nuclear holocaust ravages the United States, a thousand years of civilization are stripped away overnight, and tens of millions of people are killed...


The Golden Notebook

by Doris Lessing Harper Perennial (May 14, 2013)

Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks. In one, with a black cover, she reviews the African experience of her earlier years. In a red one she records her political...


Chocolates for Breakfast

by Pamela Moore Harper Perennial (June 25, 2013)

Precocious and shocking when first published in 1956, Chocolates for Breakfast is a candid coming-of-age story of a young girl’s sudden awakening to love and desire written by 18-year-old Pamela Moore.

 

Disaffected,...


The Slippage

by Ben Greenman Harper Perennial (April 23, 2013)

The Slippage is a wry, wistful tale of marriage, lust, and disconnection from Ben Greenman, the critically acclaimed author of What He’s Poised to Do.

William Day must confront some uncomfortable truths about...


Like Trees, Walking

by Ravi Howard Harper Perennial (March 05, 2013)

Based on the true story of a modern-day lynching in America, Ravi Howard's widely acclaimed debut novel exposes one of the most tragic chapters in the history of the American South.

On the morning of March 21,...


Interviewing Matisse, or The Woman Who Died Standing Up

by Lily Tuck Harper Perennial (February 26, 2013)

Lily, Molly, and Inez are women of a certain age, of a certain bearing, of a certain class. Late one dire night, Molly telephones from Connecticut to catch Lily up with the news: Inez's corpse -- near-naked...


The Average American Marriage

by Chad Kultgen Harper Perennial (February 12, 2013)

The Average American Marriage, the long-awaited sequel to Chad Kultgen’s much debated, always controversial The Average American Male, is a matter-of-fact foray into the male mind and sexual fantasy.

Now married...


The Genius and the Goddess

by Aldous Huxley & Huxley trusts and heirs Harper Perennial (February 05, 2013)

Thirty years ago, ecstasy and torment took hold of John Rivers, shocking him out of “half-baked imbecility into something more nearly resembling the human form.” He had an affair with the wife of his mentor,...


The Dog Fighter

by Marc Bojanowski Harper Perennial (January 29, 2013)

The anonymous narrator of this remarkable debut novel is a young drifter in search of his future. The son of a passionate beauty and gentle doctor, he roams the border between the United States and Mexico, eventually...


The Tell

by Hester Kaplan Harper Perennial (January 08, 2013)

An elegant and haunting novel of love and family, The Tell demands that we reconsider our notions of marriage—duty, compromise, betrayal, and the choice to stand by or leave the ones we love.

Mira and Owen's...


The River Road

by Karen Osborn Harper Perennial (November 20, 2012)

David and Michael Sanderson are brothers, inseparable since childhood from each other and from their neighbor Kay Richards, a complicated young woman involved in a passionate and obsessive love affair with David....


Cash Out

by Greg Bardsley Harper Perennial (October 16, 2012)

Cash Out is one of those novels that begs for more adjectives: relentless, madcap, polished, lean, vivid, warped, original, horrifying and hilarious in equal measure.”

—Marcus Sakey, author of The Two...


Boonville

by Robert Mailer Anderson Harper Perennial (September 25, 2012)

Surrounded by misfits, rednecks, and counterculture burnouts, John Gibson—the reluctant heir of an alcoholic grandmother—and Sarah McKay—a commune-reared "hippie-by-association"—search for self and community...


Small Silent Things

by Robin Page Harper Perennial (September 03, 2019)

One of Salon's Novels Coming in September You Won't Want to Miss

One of Medium's Most Exciting New Book Releases

 A lyrical, haunting debut that explores the power of parenthood, identity, lust, and the legacy...


Tiny Americans

by Devin Murphy Harper Perennial (March 12, 2019)

From the National Bestselling author of The Boat Runner comes a poignant, luminous novel that follows one family over decades and across the world—perfect for fans of the film Boyhood.

Western New York, 1978...


Car Trouble

by Robert Rorke Harper Perennial (September 11, 2018)

From a bright new talent, a witty, moving, and inspirational coming-of-age debut novel set in 1970s Brooklyn about a teenager and his abusive father whose obsession with broken down vintage cars careens wildly...


We Only Know So Much

by Elizabeth Crane Harper Perennial (June 12, 2012)

A funny and moving debut novel that follows four generations of a singularly weird American family, all living under one roof, as each member confronts a moment of crisis in a narrative told through a uniquely...


The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done

by Sandra Newman Harper Perennial (August 08, 2017)

When Chrysalis Moffat and her brother, Eddie, inherit a mansion on the coast of California, Eddie hatches a plan to fleece credulous Californians of their cash by starting the fraudulent Tibetan School of Miracles....


Trouble No Man

by Brian Hart Harper Perennial (January 29, 2019)

American War meets Into the Wild in Brian Hart’s epic saga of one man’s struggle to survive a hostile world—tracing his path from a self-destructive, skateboarding youth in the 90s to the near future as...


Little, Big

World Fantasy Award for Best Novel 1982

by John Crowley Harper Perennial (May 22, 2012)

John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater,...


The Flicker of Old Dreams

by Susan Henderson Harper Perennial (March 13, 2018)

·         A Montana Book Award Honor Book

·         2019 Western Writers of America Spur Award Winner for Best Contemporary Western Novel

·         2019 WILLA Literary Award Winner...


Don't Skip Out on Me

by Willy Vlautin Harper Perennial (February 13, 2018)

A FINALIST FOR THE PEN/FAULKNER AWARD

From award-winning author Willy Vlautin, comes this moving novel about a young ranch hand who goes on a quest to become a champion boxer to prove his worth.

Horace Hopper...


Summer Hours at the Robbers Library

by Sue Halpern Harper Perennial (February 27, 2018)

From journalist and author Sue Halpern comes a wry, observant look at contemporary life and its refugees.  Halpern’s novel is an unforgettable tale of family...the kind you come from and the kind you create....


Someone You Love Is Gone

by Gurjinder Basran Harper Perennial (November 07, 2017)

"A beautiful, haunting story of one family, spanning generations and continents, as they face life's inevitable losses, struggle with grief and reach for redemption."

—Shilpi Somaya Gowda, New York Times bestselling...


Lean on Pete: A Novel

by Willy Vlautin Harper Perennial (September 27, 2011)

Willy Vlautin's award-winning novel follows the story of a newly orphaned fifteen-year old-boy struggling to make his way to a long lost aunt, who just might give him a home—now a major motion picture starring...


Northline: A Novel

by Willy Vlautin Harper Perennial (September 27, 2011)

Fleeing Las Vegas and her abusive boyfriend, Allison Johnson moves to Reno, intent on making a new life for herself. Haunted by the mistakes of her past, and lacking any self-belief, her only comfort seems to...


The Motel Life: A Novel

by Willy Vlautin Harper Perennial (September 27, 2011)

With "echoes of Of Mice and Men"(The Bookseller, UK), The Motel Life explores the frustrations and failed dreams of two Nevada brothers—on the run after a hit-and-run accident—who, forgotten by society,...


The Library at the Edge of the World

by Felicity Hayes-McCoy Harper Perennial (November 14, 2017)

November 2017 LibraryReads Pick

In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and...


Flatscreen: A Novel

by Adam Wilson Harper Perennial (February 21, 2012)

“OMFG, I nearly up and died from laughter when I read Flatscreen. This is the novel that every young turk will be reading on their way to a job they hate and are in fact too smart for.” —Gary Shteyngart,...


Back to Barbary Lane

by Armistead Maupin Harper Perennial (December 06, 2016)

By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Armistead Maupin's bestselling Tales of the City novels—the fourth, fifth and sixth of which are collected in this second omnibus volume—stand as an incomparable blend...