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Ugly Girls

by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 03, 2014)

Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn't know it if you met them. Their friendship is woven from the threads of never-ending dares and power struggles, their loyalty fierce but incredibly fraught....


The Laughing Monsters

by Denis Johnson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 03, 2014)

Denis Johnson's New York Times bestseller, The Laughing Monsters, is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.

Roland...


Lila

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2014

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 2014)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

National Book Award Finalist

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists...


Later the Same Day

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 2014)

Grace Paley's stature among writers of short fiction was established by her first collection, The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), and reconfirmed with the publication of Enormous Changes at the Last Minute...


Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 2014)

In Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, originally published in 1974, Grace Paley "makes the novel as a form seem virtually redundant" (Angela Carter, London Review of Books). Her stories here capture "the itch...


The Collected Stories

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 06, 2014)

This reissue of Grace Paley's classic collection--a finalist for the National Book Award--demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving...


Goodhouse

by Peyton Marshall Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 29, 2014)

A bighearted dystopian novel about the corrosive effects of fear and the redemptive power of love.

With soaring literary prose and the tense pacing of a thriller, the first-time novelist Peyton Marshall imagines...


Wolf in White Van

by John Darnielle Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 15, 2014)

Long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award in fiction

Winner of the 2015 Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for young adultsWelcome to Trace Italian, a game of strategy and survival! You may now...


My Sister's Hand in Mine

by Jane Bowles & Truman Capote Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 08, 2014)

Jane Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. The collection in My Sister's Hand in Mine of expertly crafted short fiction will fully...


The Emerald Light in the Air

by Donald Antrim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2014)

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do--bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo--they're confronted...


De Potter's Grand Tour

by Joanna Scott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2014)

A gripping novel about a seemingly charmed marriage and a mysterious disappearance at sea

In 1905, a tourist agent and amateur antiques collector named Armand de Potter mysteriously disappeared off the coast...


10:04: A Novel

by Ben Lerner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2014)

In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child....


The Dog

by Jack Livings Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 04, 2014)

"Jack Livings's stories of China are marvels of the imagination." --Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings's The Dog explodes the country's cultural...


Thirty Seconds

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 16, 2014)

Thirty Seconds is a look at the advertising industry by Michael J. Arlen.


Friendship

by Emily Gould Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 30, 2014)

A Wall Street Journal Favorite Book of the Year · A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice · Named a Best Book of the Year by Vol. 1 Brooklyn and The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Emily Gould's debut novel is...


Say Goodbye to Sam

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 16, 2014)

It will come as no surprise that Michael J. Arlen's first novel is at once romantic, disturbing, and original, an artistic achievement of impressive subtlety and force.

A famous father and his estranged son meet...


Paper Lantern

by Stuart Dybek Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

A new collection of short stories by a master of the form with a common focus on the turmoils of romantic love

Ready!

Aim!

On command the firing squad aims at the man backed against a full-length mirror. The mirror...


In the Wolf's Mouth

by Adam Foulds Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

A new novel by the author Julian Barnes called "one of the best British writers to emerge in the last decade"

Set in North Africa and Sicily at the end of World War II, In the Wolf's Mouth follows the Allies'...


The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

by Heather O'neill Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

An enchanting story of twins, fame, and heartache by the much-praised author of Lullabies for Little Criminals

Heather O'Neill charmed readers in the hundreds of thousands with her sleeper hit, Lullabies for...


Ecstatic Cahoots

by Stuart Dybek Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 02, 2014)

In this remarkable collection of bite-size stories, Stuart Dybek, one of our most prodigious writers, explores the human appetite for rapture and for trust. With fervent intensity and sly wit, he gives each...


Young God

by Katherine Faw Morris & Katherine Faw Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

Stripped down and stylized--the sharpest, boldest, brashest debut of the year

Meet Nikki, the most determined young woman in the North Carolina hills. Determined not to let deadbeats and dropouts set her future....


The Snow Queen

by Michael Cunningham Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

A darkly luminous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours

Michael Cunningham's luminous novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking...


The Dead Father

by Donald Barthelme & Donald Antrim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

The Dead Father is a gargantuan half-dead, half-alive, part mechanical, wise, vain, powerful being who still has hopes for himself--even while he is being dragged by means of a cable toward a mysterious goal....


American Innovations

by Rivka Galchen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 05, 2014)

A BRILLIANT NEW COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES FROM THE "CONSPICUOUSLY TALENTED" (TIME) RIVKA GALCHEN

Winner of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Chosen as one of fifteen remarkable...


The End of the Story

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2014)

The End of the Story is an energetic, candid, and funny novel about an enduring obsession and a woman's attempt to control it by the telling of the story of it. With ruthless honesty, artful analysis, and crystalline...


Almost No Memory

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2014)

Lydia Davis's collection Almost No Memory is richly inventive array of playful philosophical investigations, involuted domestic disputes, and fables of the dark fantastic. With wittily restrained intensity,...


Can't and Won't

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2014)

A new collection of short stories from the woman Rick Moody has called "the best prose stylist in America"

Her stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of "Bloomington" reads, "Now that I have been here...


On Leave

by Daniel Anselme & David Bellos Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

A long-lost French novel in which three soldiers return home from an unpopular, unspeakable war

When On Leave was published in Paris in 1957, as France's engagement in Algeria became ever more bloody, it told...


Mount Terminus

by David Grand Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

David Grand's Mount Terminus is a dark, majestic novel about art, family, overwhelming love, and the birth of Los Angeles

After his mother's death, young Bloom boards a train with his bereaved father, Jacob,...


Marshlands

by Matthew Olshan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2014)

"A first novel of considerable maturity: powerful, original, cunningly constructed, and timely." --Julian Barnes, author of The Sense of an Ending

After years alone in a cell, an aging prisoner is released without...


The Frequency of Souls

by Mary Kay Zuravleff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2013)

A staid refrigerator designer's life is changed by a quirky, spiritual female colleague who is obsessed with finding electrical evidence of life after death in this extraordianry debut novel.


Elect H. Mouse State Judge

by Nelly Reifler Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 05, 2013)

A terrible crime occurs in Elect H. Mouse State Judge.

Two young girl are abducted and held hostage by a band of religious fanatics. The girls' anxious father, a politician on the eve of an important election,...


Call It Sleep

by Henry Roth & Alfred Kazin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2013)

When Henry Roth published his debut novel Call It Sleep in 1934, it was greeted with considerable critical acclaim though, in those troubled times, lackluster sales. Only with its paperback publication thirty...


American Purgatorio

by John Haskell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2013)

A mesmerizing first novel about a man, a woman, and a disappearance.

"I'm from Chicago originally. I went to New York, married a girl named Anne, and was in the middle of living happily ever after when something...


The Volcano Lover

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

Set in 18th century Naples, based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his celebrated wife Emma, and Lord Nelson, and peopled with many of the great figures of the day, this unconventional, bestselling historical...


Death Kit

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

First published in 1967, Death Kit--Susan Sontag's second novel--is a classic of modern fiction. Blending realism and dream, it offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience.


The Benefactor

by Susan Sontag Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2013)

The Benefactor, Susan Sontag's first book and first novel, originally published in 1963, introduced a unique writer to the world. In the form of a memoir by a latter-day Candide named Hippolyte, The Benefactor...


Someone

by Alice Mcdermott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2013)

A fully realized portrait of one woman's life in all its complexity, by the National Book Award-winning author

An ordinary life--its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion--lived...


Man Alive!

by Mary Kay Zuravleff Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2013)

A warm, funny, and profoundly original novel about a family dealing with disaster, from a rising literary star

All it takes is a quarter to change pediatric psychiatrist Dr. Owen Lerner's life. When the coin...


Babayaga

by Toby Barlow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 05, 2013)

By the author of Sharp Teeth, a novel of love, spies, and witches in 1950s Paris--and a cop turned into a flea

Will is a young American ad executive in Paris. Except his agency is a front for the CIA. It's 1959...


The Professor of Desire

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2013)

Philip Roth's The Professor of Desire is the story of an adventurous man of intelligence and feeling trying to make his way to both pleasure and dignity through a world of sensual possibilities. Temptation comes...


The Prague Orgy

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2013)

The Prague Orgy takes the American novelist Nathan Zuckerman on a quixotic journey to search for the stories of an unknown Yiddish writer. The entries from Zuckermans notebooks are rich with comedy and dense...


The Great American Novel

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2013)

Gil Gamesh is the only pitcher who ever tried to kill the umpire, and John Baal, The Babe Ruth of the Big House, never hit a home run sober. But you've never heard of them -- or of the Ruppert Mundys, the only...


The Counterlife

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 1987

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2013)

The Counterlife is a novel unlike any that Philip Roth has written before, a book of astonishing 180-degree turns, a book of conflicting perspectives and points of view, and, by far, Roth's most radical work...


The Anatomy Lesson

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2013)

The writer Nathan Zukerman comes down with a mysterious physical affliction--pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso and taking possession of his life. Zukerman, whose work was his...


Note to Self

by Alina Simone Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2013)

A witty, keenly observant look at our Internet-obsessed culture

Anna Krestler is adrift. The Internet has draped itself, kudzu-like, over her brain, which makes it even more difficult to confront the question...


Cinnamon and Gunpowder

by Eli Brown Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2013)

A gripping adventure, a seaborne romance, and a twist on the tale of Scheherazade--with the best food ever served aboard a pirate's ship

The year is 1819, and the renowned chef Owen Wedgwood has been kidnapped...


Odds Against Tomorrow

by Nathaniel Rich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2013)

NEW YORK CITY, the near future: Mitchell Zukor, a gifted young mathematician, is hired by a mysterious new financial consulting firm, FutureWorld. The business operates out of a cavernous office in the Empire...


Jacob's Folly

by Rebecca Miller Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2013)

A luminous novel-funny and moving in equal measure-that shines with the author's unique talents

Jacob's Folly is a rollicking, ingenious, saucy book, brimful of sparkling, unexpected characters, that takes on...


The Fun Parts

by Sam Lipsyte Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2013)

A hilarious collection of stories from the writer The New York Times called "the novelist of his generation"

Returning to the form in which he began, Sam Lipsyte, author of the New York Times bestseller The Ask...