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  • 1. Presenter: Golda Rademacher library@wwnorton.com twitter.com/wwnortonlibrary wwnorton.com Catalogs and many e-ARCs available on http://edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com
  • 2. Libraryreads.org October List New Directions November List Liveright
  • 3. A Reader’s Book of Days Tom Nissley November 2013 True Tales from the Lives & Works of Writers from Every Day of the Year The perfect gift for any book lover!
  • 4. Orfeo: A Novel Richard Powers January 2014 Fiction ―Powers has a way of rendering the world that makes it seem familiar and alien, friendly and frightening.…when the story’s strands knit fully together in the final act, the effect is heartbreaking and beautiful.‖—Starred Booklist National Book Award Winner for The Echo Maker
  • 5. Our America A Hispanic History of the United States Felipe Fernández-Armesto January 2014 History ―A first-person, opinionated, learned, wide-ranging, and delightfully written book, this is responsible revisionist history at its very best and deserves the widest possible attention.‖— Starred Publishers Weekly
  • 6. The Second Machine Age Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee January 2014 Business & Economics Will radically alter how we think about issues of technological, societal, and economic progress. Brynjolfsson is one of the most cited scholars in information systems and economics. McAfee is the author of the bestselling book Enterprise 2.0 and has been named one of the 50 most influential people in technology.
  • 7. Plenty of Time When We Get Home Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War Kayla Williams February 2014 Memoir • Author tour: New York, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Columbus, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin • National radio & television interviews • Major review attention & magazine features • Radio satellite tour • Starred Booklist: "This is an important book for returning veterans…as well as their loved ones. And it should be required reading for everyone in health care and government agencies."
  • 8. The UnAmericans Molly Antopol February 2014 Fiction National Book Foundation: 5 Under 35 ―Antopol’s stories display that wonderful combination of an original voice with masterfully rendered settings. A rich collection, a great read.‖—Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone ―A smart, empathetic, well-crafted first collection—Antopol is a writer to watch.‖ —Kirkus Reviews
  • 9. Saint Monkey A Novel Jacinda Townsend February 2014 Fiction A powerful coming-of-age story in a time of brutal racism, Saint Monkey marks the arrival of a dynamic new voice in American fiction.
  • 10. Blood Will Out The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade Walter Kirn March 2014 True Crime ―This stunning book dissects psychopathy, the perverse manners of the internet generation, art, money, and the very nature of belief…. It tells us that the abyss is just a step down the stair.‖— James Ellroy
  • 11. Family Life A Novel Akhil Sharma April 2014 Fiction ―Every page is alive and surprising, proof of [Sharma’s] huge, unique talent.‖—David Sedaris ―Like Jhumpa Lahiri, Sharma writes of the Indian immigrant experience with great empathy and a complete lack of sentimentality. Family Life is a dark and thrilling accomplishment by a wildly gifted writer.‖—Ann Packer Excerpt in The New Yorker, 6-city author tour
  • 12. The Last Kind Words Saloon A Novel Larry McMurtry June 2014 Fiction McMurtry comes to Liveright with his first novel in 5 years. • Major review attention • National Radio & TV interviews
  • 13. The Madwoman in the Volvo My Year of Raging Hormones Sandra Tsing Loh May 2014 Memoir Based on Loh’s essay, ―The Bitch is Back,‖ which first appeared in The Atlantic Funny and moving – think Nora Ephron
  • 14. The Last Days of California A Novel Mary Miller YA Crossover January 2014 Fiction ―…well-crafted coming-of-age narrative…Miller has created a narrator worthy of comparison with those of contemporaries such as Karen Thompson Walker and of greats such as Carson McCullers.‖ —Starred Publishers Weekly
  • 15. Kitty Genovese The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America Kevin Cook March 2014 True Crime The untold truth behind the sensational murder that cast a shadow over 1960s America.
  • 16. The Director A Novel David Ignatius June 2014 Thriller/Espionage • National radio & TV interviews • Major review attention • 20-city radio satellite tour In David Ignatius’s gripping new novel, spies don’t bother to steal information... they change it, permanently and invisibly.
  • 17. Chaplin & Company A Novel Mave Fellowes June 2014 Fiction An enchanting, offbeat debut, reminiscent of The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise, from an imaginative and surprising young writer to watch.
  • 18. The Mangle Street Murders The Gower Street Detectives: Book 1 M. R. C. Kasasian February 2014 Mystery ―Kasasian’s debut is an unflinching look at the darker side of Victorian London and a portrait of a heroine strong enough to stand up to a thoroughly disagreeable detective. Clever plotting, morbid humor and colorful characters….‖ —Kirkus Reviews
  • 19. The Hidden Child A Novel PEGASUS BOOKS Camilla Lackberg May 2014 Mystery New from the bestselling Swedish mystery writer.
  • 20. Presenter: Golda Rademacher library@wwnorton.com twitter.com/wwnortonlibrary wwnorton.com Catalogs and many e-ARCs available on http://edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com