New & Noteworthy Fiction

Brilliant essayist though she was, Virginia Woolf preferred fiction. She wrote, “However interesting facts may be, they are an inferior form of fiction, and gradually we become impatient of their weakness and diffuseness, of their compromises and evasions, of the slovenly sentences which they make for themselves, and are eager to revive ourselves with the greater intensity and truth of fiction.” Below are some of the new, newly relevant, and forthcoming novels we’re most enjoying—free of slovenly sentences.


The Women I Love: A Novel Cover Image
By Francesco Pacifico, Elizabeth Harris (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374292720
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - December 7th, 2021

The School for Good Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982156121
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 4th, 2022

To Paradise: A Novel Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385547932
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Published: Doubleday - January 11th, 2022

The Sentence Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
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Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

The Magician: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476785080
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Published: Scribner - September 7th, 2021

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The Employees: A workplace novel of the 22nd century Cover Image
By Olga Ravn, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811231350
Availability: Forthcoming - Available for Pre-Order, Check Format + Release Date
Published: New Directions - February 1st, 2022

In Case of Emergency Cover Image
By Mahsa Mohebali, Mariam Rahmani (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781952177866
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Published: Feminist Press - November 30th, 2021

Small Things Like These Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802158741
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Published: Grove Press - November 30th, 2021

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People from My Neighborhood: Stories Cover Image
By Hiromi Kawakami, Ted Goossen (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781593767112
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Published: Soft Skull - November 30th, 2021

Five Tuesdays in Winter Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802158765
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Published: Grove Press - November 9th, 2021

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Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602604
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 7th, 2021

White on White: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593330517
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Published: Riverhead Books - December 7th, 2021

Our Country Friends: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984855121
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Published: Random House - November 2nd, 2021

The City of Mist: Stories Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063118096
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 23rd, 2021

What Are You Going Through: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593191422
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

Jacket Weather Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766931
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Published: Soft Skull - October 12th, 2021

Collected Stories Cover Image
By Shirley Hazzard, Brigitta Olubas (Editor), Zoë Heller (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250800329
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Published: Picador - November 2nd, 2021

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Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062667649
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Published: Ecco - November 23rd, 2021

Four Minutes Cover Image
By Nataliya Deleva, Izidora Angel (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781948830379
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Published: Open Letter - September 7th, 2021

The Fortune Men: A novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593534366
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Published: Knopf - December 14th, 2021

Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593133385
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Published: One World - October 5th, 2021

Fiona and Jane Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593296042
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Published: Viking - January 4th, 2022

Brown Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593243428
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Published: Random House - January 4th, 2022

Bibliolepsy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781641292511
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Published: Soho Press - January 4th, 2022

A Passage North: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593230725
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Published: Hogarth - January 11th, 2022

Joan Is Okay: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525654834
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Published: Random House - January 18th, 2022

Last Resort: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374602703
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 18th, 2022

Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250786173
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 4th, 2022

Defenestrate Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635577396
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 25th, 2022

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Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593087282
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 26th, 2021