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autumn of the black snake william hogeland the forgotten story of how the u.s army was created to fight a crucial indian war history farrar straus and giroux 5/16/2017 9780374107345 $28.00 hardcover 448 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations 4 maps notes index carton qty 16 9 in h 6 in w brit trans dram william morris endeavor entertainment llc 1st ser audio fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising 4 hardcover in 1783 with the signing of the peace of paris the american revolution was complete and yet even as the newly independent united states secured peace with great britain it found itself losing an escalating military conflict on its borderlands the enemy was the indigenous people of the ohio valley who rightly saw the new nation as a threat to their existence in 1791 years of skirmishes raids and quagmires climaxed in the grisly defeat of a motley collection of irregular american militiamen by a brilliantly organized

you belong to me a novel colin harrison the long-awaited new novel by “the class act of the urban thriller” entertainment weekly fiction sarah crichton books 6/6/2017 9780374299477 $27.00 $38.00 can hardcover 336 pages endpapers carton qty 20 9 in h 6 in w brit bloomsbury u k trans 1st ser audio fsg dram icm marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising online marketing campaign library marketing campaign advance reader’s edition you belong to me paul reeves is a successful immigration lawyer but his passion is collecting old maps of new york tangible records of the city’s rich history in an increasingly digital world one afternoon he attends an auction with his neighbor jennifer mehraz the beautiful young wife of an iranian financier-lawyer but halfway through the auction a handsome man in soldier fatigues appears in the aisle and whisks jennifer away you belong to me a long-lost lover from jennifer’s rural

to die in spring a novel ralf rothmann translated from the german by shaun whiteside the lunacy of the final months of world war ii as experienced by a young german soldier distant silent often drunk walter urban is a difficult man to have as a father but his son—the narrator of this slim harrowing novel—is curious about walter’s experiences during world war ii and so makes him a present of a blank notebook in which to write down his memories walter dies however leaving nothing but the barest skeleton of a story on those pages leading his son to fill in the gaps himself rightly or wrongly with what he can piece together of his father’s early life fiction farrar straus and giroux 6/13/2017 9780374278144 $26.00 $37.00 can hardcover 240 pages carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram pan macmillan u.k 1st ser audio fsg marketing national advertising library marketing campaign this then is the story of walter and his dangerously outspoken friend

knots stories gunnhild Øyehaug translated from the norwegian by kari dickson a mesmerizing collection of playfully surreal stories from one of norway’s most celebrated writers first published in norway in 2004 knots is gunnhild Øyehaug’s radical collection of short stories that range from the surreal to the oddly mundane and prod the discomforts of mental sexual and familial bonds fiction farrar straus and giroux 7/11/2017 9780374181673 $22.00 $31.00 can hardcover 160 pages carton qty 32 7.5 in h 5 in w brit 1st ser audio fsg trans dram gyldendal norsk forlag marketing national publicity national advertising in both precise short-shorts and ruminative longer tales Øyehaug meanders through the tangled jinxed and unavoidable conflicts of love and desire from young rimbaud’s thwarted passions to the scandalous disappearance of an entire family these stories do the chilling work of tracing the outlines of what could have been in both the quietly

the seventh function of language a novel laurent binet translated from the french by sam taylor from the prizewinning author of hhhh “the most insolent novel of the year” l’express paris 1980 the literary critic roland barthes dies—struck by a laundry van—after lunch with the presidential candidate françois mitterand the world of letters mourns a tragic accident but what if it wasn’t an accident at all what if barthes was murdered fiction farrar straus and giroux 8/1/2017 9780374261566 $27.00 $38.00 can hardcover 416 pages carton qty 16 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram editions grasset 1st ser audio fsg marketing national publicity national advertising in the seventh function of language laurent binet spins a madcap secret history of the french intelligentsia starring such luminaries as jacques derrida umberto eco gilles deleuze michel foucault judith butler and julia kristeva—as well as the hapless police detective

dear cyborgs a novel eugene lim a fractal fable about the possibility and power of protest as told by three superheroes on their lunch break in a small midwestern town two asian american boys bond over their outcast status and a mutual love of comic books meanwhile in an alternative or perhaps future universe a team of superheroes ponders modern society during their time off between black-ops missions and rescuing hostages they swap stories of artistic malaise and muse on the seemingly inescapable grip of market economics fiction fsg originals 6/6/2017 9780374537111 $14.00 $19.50 can trade paperback 176 pages carton qty 0 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans 1st ser dram janklow nesbit associates audio fsg marketing national publicity national advertising library marketing campaign fsg originals preview edition gleefully toying with the conventions of the novel dear cyborgs weaves together the story of a friendship’s dissolution with a provocative and lively meditation on

i ching the book of change translated by david hinton a master translator’s beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal chinese text in a radically new translation and interpretation of the i ching david hinton strips this ancient chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text teasing out an elegant vision of the cosmos as ever-changing yet harmonious hinton reveals the seed from which chinese philosophy poetry and painting grew although it was and is widely used for divination the i ching is also a book of poetic philosophy deeply valued by artists and intellectuals and hinton’s translation restores it to its original lyrical form religion farrar straus and giroux 5/9/2017 9780374536428 $13.00 $18.00 can trade paperback 160 pages notes how to consult the i ching carton qty 44 9.3 in h 6.1 in w brit trans audio dram fsg marketing academic advertising in the chronicle of higher education also available

a house full of daughters a memoir of seven generations juliet nicolson a family memoir that traces the myths legends and secrets of seven generations of remarkable women all families have their myths and legends for many years juliet nicolson accepted hers—the dangerous beauty of her flamenco-dancing greatgreat-grandmother pepita the flirty manipulations of her greatgrandmother victoria the infamous eccentricity of her grandmother vita sackville-west her mother’s tory-conventional background but then nicolson a distinguished historian started to question as she did she sifted fact from fiction uncovering details and secrets long held just out of sight biography autobiography farrar straus and giroux 6/20/2017 9780374536985 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 336 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations family tree bibliography carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit hodder stoughton u.k a house full of daughters takes us through seven generations of women

utopia drive a road trip through america s most radical idea erik reece an epic road trip in search of american utopia—past and present history farrar straus and giroux 8/8/2017 9780374537012 $17.00 $24.00 can trade paperback 368 pages frontispiece notes carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram the wylie agency audio fsg for erik reece life at last was good he was newly married gainfully employed living in a creekside cabin in his beloved kentucky woods it sounded as he describes it “like a country song with a happy ending.” and yet he was still haunted by a sense that the world—or more specifically his country—could be better he couldn’t ignore his conviction that in fact the good ol’ united states was in the midst of great social environmental and political crises—that for the first time in our history we were being swept into a future that had no future where did we—here in the land of jeffersonian

so much blue a novel percival everett a new high point for a master novelist an emotionally charged reckoning with art marriage and the past kevin pace is working on a painting that he won’t allow anyone to see not his children not his best friend richard not even his wife linda the painting is a canvas of twelve feet by twenty-one feet and three inches that is covered entirely in shades of blue it may be his masterpiece or it may not he doesn’t know or more accurately doesn’t care fiction graywolf press 6/13/2017 9781555977825 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 236 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit graywolf press trans 1st ser audio dram melanie jackson agency marketing national publicity campaign targeted advertising campaign indie next campaign bookseller outreach library outreach social media campaign what kevin does care about are the events of the past ten years ago he had an affair with a young watercolorist in paris kevin relates this