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miss subways a novel david duchovny a supernatural new york love story emer is just a girl living in new york city who takes the subway buys ice cream from the bodega on the corner has writerly aspirations and lives with her boyfriend con but is this life she lives the only path she’s on taking inspiration from the myth of emer and cuchulain loosely based on w b yeats’s play the only jealousy of emer and featuring an all-star cast of mythical figures from all over the world david duchovny’s darkly funny fantasy novel miss subways is one woman’s trippy mystical journey down parallel tracks of time and love on the way emer will battle natural and supernatural forces to find her true voice power and destiny a fairy tale of love lost and regained miss subways is also a love letter to the city that enchants us all new york fiction farrar straus and giroux 5/1/2018 9780374210403 $26.00 $34.00 can hardcover 304 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.4 in w brit

a view of the empire at sunset a novel caryl phillips a gripping novelization of the life of jean rhys the author of wide sargasso sea fiction farrar straus and giroux 5/8/2018 9780374283612 $26.00 $34.00 can hardcover 272 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.4 in w marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign caryl phillips’s a view of the empire at sunset is the sweeping story of the life of the woman who became known to the world as jean rhys born ella gwendolyn rees williams in dominica at the height of the british empire rhys lived in the caribbean for only sixteen years before going to england a view of the empire at sunset is a look into her tempestuous and unsatisfactory life in edwardian england 1920s paris and then again in london her dream had always been to one day return home to dominica in 1936 a forty-five-year-old rhys was finally able to make the journey back to the caribbean six weeks later she boarded a ship for

kudos a novel rachel cusk rachel cusk the critically acclaimed author of outline and transit completes her pathbreaking trilogy with kudos fiction a woman writer visits a europe in flux where questions of personal and political identity are rising to the surface and the trauma of change is opening up new possibilities of loss and renewal within the rituals of literary culture faye finds the human story in disarray amid differing attitudes toward the public enactment of the creative persona and she begins to identify among the people she meets a tension between truth and representation that causes her to consider questions of acclaim justice and the ultimate value of suffering the third in the trilogy that began with outline rachel cusk’s kudos takes as its theme the relationship between pain and honor and investigates the moral nature of success as a precept of both art and living farrar straus and giroux 6/5/2018 9780374279868 $26.00 hardcover 224 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in

upstate a novel james wood the keenly observed story of a ruptured family trying to heal old wounds from “the strongest literary critic we have” the new york review of books in the years since his daughter vanessa moved to america to become a professor of philosophy alan querry has never been to visit he has been too busy at home in northern england holding together his business as a successful property developer his older daughter helen—a music executive in london—hasn’t gone either and the two sisters close but competitive have never quite recovered from their parents’ bitter divorce and the early death of their mother but when vanessa’s new much younger boyfriend sends word that she has fallen into a severe depression and that he’s worried for her safety alan and helen fly to new york and take the train to saratoga springs fiction farrar straus and giroux 6/5/2018 9780374279530 $26.00 $34.00 can hardcover 224 pages carton

amazing decisions dan ariely and matt r trower a bestselling author’s cartoon guide to better decision-making the internationally renowned author dan ariely is known for his incisive investigations into the messy business of decision-making now in amazing decisions ariely’s unique perspective—informed by behavioral economics neuroscience and psychology—comes alive in the graphic form the illustrator matt r trower’s playful and expressive artwork captures the lessons of ariely’s groundbreaking research as they explore the essential question how can we make better decisions comics graphic novels hill and wang 8/7/2018 9780374536749 $17.95 $23.50 can trade paperback 224 pages black-and-white illustrations throughout carton qty 0 10 in h 7 in w brit trans dram levine greenberg literary agency inc 1st ser audio fsg marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign library marketing campaign academic advertising in

the disordered mind what unusual brains tell us about ourselves eric r kandel a nobel prize–winning neuroscientist’s probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature science farrar straus and giroux 8/28/2018 9780374287863 $30.00 $39.00 can hardcover 352 pages full-color illustrations throughout notes index carton qty 0 9 in h 6 in w brit trans 1st ser dram the wylie agency audio fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising academic advertising in the chronicle of higher education the brain series with charlie rose and eric kandel https charlierose.com/guests/2594 eric r kandel the winner of the nobel prize in physiology or medicine for his foundational research into memory storage in the brain is one of the pioneers of modern brain science his work has helped shape our understanding of how the mind works building from this scientific research kandel explores one of the most fundamental questions we face

so lucky a novel nicola griffith from the beloved author of hild a fierce and urgent autobiographical novel about a strong woman grappling with a formidable foe multiple sclerosis so lucky is the sharp surprising new novel by nicola griffith—the profoundly personal and emphatically political story of a confident woman forced to confront an unnerving new reality when in a single week her wife leaves her and she is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis fiction fsg originals 5/15/2018 9780374265922 $15.00 $19.50 can trade paperback 192 pages carton qty 0 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram the gernert co marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign library marketing campaign mcd x fsg originals preview edition mara tagarelli is professionally the head of a multimillion-dollar aids foundation personally a committed martial artist but her life has turned inside out like a sock she can’t rely on family her body is letting her

before dawn on bluff road hollyhocks in the fog selected new jersey poems selected san francisco poems august kleinzahler a collection of august kleinzahler’s best poems divided—like his life—between new jersey and san francisco when august kleinzahler won the 2004 griffin poetry prize for his collection the strange hours travelers keep the judges’ citation referred to his work as “ferociously on the move between locations between forms between registers.” they might also have added “between new jersey and san francisco,” the places kleinzahler has spent his life traveling between both on the road and on the page poetry farrar straus and giroux 5/1/2018 9780374537685 $16.00 $21.00 can trade paperback 176 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.4 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing poetry advertising campaign this collection assembles the best of his new jersey and san francisco poems for the first time organized

1944 diary hans keilson translated from the german by damion searls an account of the nazi-occupied netherlands from one of europe’s most powerful chroniclers of the holocaust in 2010 fsg published two novels set in world war ii by the german jewish psychoanalyst hans keilson the death of the adversary 1959 and comedy in a minor key 1944 with their chekhovian sympathy for perpetrators and bystanders as much as for victims and resisters they were as francine prose raved on the front page of the new york times book review “masterpieces” by “a genius.” biography autobiography farrar straus and giroux 6/12/2018 9780374537852 $15.00 $19.50 can trade paperback 256 pages 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations carton qty 0 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans dram s fischer verlag 1st ser audio fsg marketing academic advertising in the chronicle of higher education after keilson’s death at age 101 a diary was found among his papers covering nine

distant mandate poems ange mlinko a shimmering collection from a fascinating formally engaged poet in distant mandate ange mlinko moves constantly to and fro from the tormented southern landscape with its alternately arid and flooded scrublands to the landscape of texas remembered mediterranean scenes and the imagined settings of western art guided by her spiritual forebears —orpheus mallarmé pound yeats and others—mlinko deftly places herself within the tradition of the poet in protest against the obduracy of the real yet enraptured in the torment of eros poetry farrar straus and giroux 7/24/2018 9780374537739 $14.00 $18.50 can trade paperback 112 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.4 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram author c/o fsg marketing poetry advertising campaign mlinko takes her title from a piece by lászló krasznahorkai on the unknowable origins of the alhambra the monument “for the sight of which there is only a distant mandate [one

half-light collected poems 1965-2016 frank bidart the collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voices poetry farrar straus and giroux 8/21/2018 9780374537692 $20.00 $26.00 can trade paperback 736 pages notes interviews index of titles carton qty 0 9 in h 6 in w brit trans audio fsg 1st ser dram the wylie agency marketing poetry advertising campaign gathered together the poems of frank bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature his pages represent the human voice in all its extreme registers whether it’s that of the child murderer herbert white the obsessive anorexic ellen west the tormented genius vaslav nijinsky or the poet’s own and in that embodiment is a transgressive empathy one that recognizes our wild appetites the monsters the misfits the misunderstood among us and inside of us few writers have so willingly ventured to the dark places of the human psyche and