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sourdough a novel robin sloan in his much-anticipated new novel robin sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in m r penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore lois clary is a software engineer at general dexterity a san francisco robotics company with world-changing ambitions she codes all day and collapses at night her human contact limited to the two brothers who run the neighborhood hole-in-the-wall from which she orders dinner every evening then disaster visa issues the brothers close up shop and fast but they have one last delivery for lois their culture the sourdough starter used to bake their bread she must keep it alive they tell her—feed it daily play it music and learn to bake with it fiction mcd 9/5/2017 9780374203108 $26.00 $37.00 can hardcover 272 pages map carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser dram the gernert company audio fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign

fresh complaint stories jeffrey eugenides the first collection of short fiction from the pulitzer prizewinning author jeffrey eugenides fiction farrar straus and giroux 10/3/2017 9780374203061 $27.00 hardcover 304 pages carton qty 20 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram janklow nesbit associates 1st ser audio fsg canadian knopf canada marketing author tour national publicity national advertising library marketing campaign chapbook book expo chapbook giveaway on friday june 2 at 9:30 in the macmillan booth booth 3008 jeffrey eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown that he is an astute observer of the crises of adolescence sexual identity self-discovery family love and what it means to be an american in our times the stories in fresh complaint continue that tradition ranging from the reproductive antics of “baster” to the wry moving account of a young traveler’s search for enlightenment in “air mail” selected by annie proulx for the best

the zoomable universe an epic tour through cosmic scale from almost everything to nearly nothing caleb scharf illustrations by ron miller an epic full-color visual journey through all scales of the universe inspired by the classic powers of ten—a film by charles and ray eames which was based on a book by kees boeke—the award-winning astrobiologist caleb scharf and the acclaimed artist ron miller take us on a breathtaking cutting-edge journey through all known scales of reality from the largest possible magnitude to the smallest science scientific american farrar straus and giroux 10/17/2017 9780374715717 $27.00 $38.00 can hardcover 224 pages full-color illustrations throughout appendix notes carton qty 10 9.3 in h 8 in w 9 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising and cross-promotion with scientific american and www.scientificamerican.com web marketing campaign blad pdf posted on edelweiss

keeping on keeping on alan bennett a collection of bennett’s diaries and essays covering 2005 to 2015 alan bennett’s third collection of prose keeping on keeping on follows in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful writing home and untold stories bringing together the hilarious revealing and lucidly intelligent writing of one of england’s best-known literary figures keeping on keeping on contains bennett’s diaries from 2005 to 2015—with everything from his much celebrated essays to his irreverent comic pieces and reviews—reflecting on a decade that saw four major theater premieres and the films of the history boys and the lady in the van a chronicle of one of the most important literary careers of the twentieth century keeping on keeping on is a classic history of a life in letters biography autobiography farrar straus and giroux 11/7/2017 9780374181055 $35.00 hardcover 736 pages carton qty 12 9 in h 6 in w marketing national

annihilation a novel movie tie-in edition jeff vandermeer the acclaimed bestseller now a major motion picture from alex garland ex machina starring natalie portman area x has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization the first expedition returned with reports of an edenic landscape the second expedition ended in mass suicide the third expedition in a hail of gunfire as its members turned on one another the members of the eleventh expedition returned as short-lived shadows of their former selves in jeff vandermeer’s annihilation we join the twelfth expedition fiction fsg originals 9/5/2017 9780374537159 $14.00 trade paperback 208 pages carton qty 36 7.5 in h 5 in w canada harpercollins brit 4th estate trans 1st ser audio fsg dram the cooke agency marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign the group is made up of four women an anthropologist a surveyor a psychologist

future sex emily witt a funny fresh and moving antidote to conventional attitudes about sex and the single woman emily witt is single and in her thirties up until a few years ago she still envisioned her sexual experience “eventually reaching a terminus like a monorail gliding to a stop at epcot center.” like many people she imagined herself disembarking finding herself face-to-face with another human being “and there we would remain in our permanent station in life the future.” but as many of us have found things are more complicated than that love is rare and frequently unreciprocated sexual experience doesn’t necessarily lead to a future of traditional monogamy—and why should it have we given up too quickly on the alternatives social science farrar straus and giroux 10/10/2017 9780374537272 $15.00 $21.00 can trade paperback 224 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit audio fsg trans 1st ser dram mccormick and williams in future sex

hammer is the prayer selected poems christian wiman a visionary selection from one of america’s foremost poets one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary american poetry christian wiman has forged a singular style that fuses a vivid and propulsive music with clear-eyed realism wry humor and visionary lament in his “daring and urgent” the new york times book review memoir my bright abyss he asks “what is poetry’s role when the world is burning?” hammer is the prayer selected poems might be read as an answer to that question poetry farrar straus and giroux 11/14/2017 9780374537319 $17.00 $24.00 can trade paperback 224 pages index of titles and first lines carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing poetry advertising campaign from the taut forms of his first book to the darker more jagged fluencies of his second into the bold and pathbreaking poems of his last two collections hammer is the prayer

don t call us dead poems danez smith danez smith s is a voice we need this is a mighty work and a tremendous offering tracy k smith award-winning poet danez smith is a groundbreaking force celebrated for deft lyrics urgent subjects and performative power don’t call us dead opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police a place where suspicion violence and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety love and longevity they deserved here on earth smith turns then to desire mortality—the dangers experienced in skin body and blood—and a diagnosis of hiv positive “some of us are killed in pieces,” smith writes “some of us all at once.” don’t call us dead is an astonishing collection one that confronts america where every day is too often a funeral and not often enough a miracle poetry graywolf press 9/5/2017 9781555977856 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 96 pages carton qty 0 9

across the china sea a novel gaute heivoll translated from the norwegian by nadia christensen an atmospheric and affecting novel set in rural norway by the award-winning author of before i burn fiction graywolf press 9/5/2017 9781555977849 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 232 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit 1st ser audio graywolf press trans dram tiden norsk forlag in the waning days of the german occupation of norway karin and her husband move with their young son from oslo to a tiny village in the south there they aim to live out their dream of caring for those who can’t look after themselves they have spent months building a modest house with rooms for patients and it’s soon filled with three adult men who are psychologically unstable—including karin’s uncle josef who suffered a head injury in a carriage accident—and five siblings whose parents have been declared unfit and who are the subjects of much conversation in the

toys talking leanne shapton leanne shapton gives voice to the toys on our shelves in this wry yet tender children’s book juvenile fiction enfant 10/10/2017 9781770462984 $12.95 hardcover 42 pages carton qty 0 6.7 in h 6.7 in w 4 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram d+q always there to comfort and listen stuffed animals provide a reassuring presence in many a childhood with toys talking acclaimed illustrator and author leanne shapton explores their inner lives to reveal that their thoughts and feelings are just as complicated as our own the concerns of these bunnies bears and ducks range from the mundane to the existential and with each new pairing of character and text we see a deeper portrait of their pensive quiet world shapton holds a mirror to our own lives to our insecurities and concerns by revealing that the objects who comfort us have worries of their own this board book brings shapton’s gorgeously minimal brushstrokes to a younger audience and will

moravian night the a story peter handke 53 muldoon paul selected poems 1968-2014 46 murphy cullen cartoon county my father and his friends in the golden age of make-believe 25 my german brother a novel chico buarque 17 naming thy name cross talk in shakespeare s sonnets elaine scarry 50 nichtern ethan the dharma of the princess bride what the coolest fairy tale of our time can teach us about buddhism and relationships 9 night a memoir elie wiesel 6 ninth hour the a novel alice mcdermott 2 o brien edna the country girls trilogy and epilogue 48 o hagan andrew the secret life three true stories of the digital age 18 other minds the octopus the sea and the deep origins of consciousness peter godfrey-smith 52 parry richard lloyd ghosts of the tsunami death and life in