New from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Part detective story, part historical epic—a brilliant novel that imagines a plague ravaging a fictional island in the Ottoman Empire 🖤📚
NIGHTS OF PLAGUE
by Orhan Pamuk
hits shelves 10.4.22
Nearly 25 million people worldwide are estimated to be victims of human trafficking each year — including “Nightcrawling” protagonist Kiara, who is trafficked by members of her local police force. Read on to learn more about this common but little-understood crime. (1/7)
This beauty by @paniaofthekeef arrived in the office this week, holy smokes can Linda Huang design a cover. Thank you too to @simonenoronha for the amazing art. POUKAHANGATUS will be in stores from @AAKnopf end of July.
"Irresistible, a wonderful commingling of scrupulous realism and scandalous invention...the language here — furious, precise...It’s hard not to want to see where life, and Terra Alta, will take him next."
at last: you, too, can start the day with the superior breakfast sandwich (peanut butter, banana) and a paperback copy of my book! buy Objects of Desire here or at your local bookstore <3 penguinrandomhouse.com/books/653533/o…
Wishing a happy pub day to EVEN THE DARKEST NIGHT by Javier Cercas (translated by Anne McLean)!
“Cercas delivers masterful storytelling here, weaving a compelling drama . . . A winning choice for both literary—and crime-fiction book groups.”
This Father’s Day, Bono made an appearance at Dublin's @dalkeybookfest in conversation with Paul Muldoon, with an exclusive first reading from his forthcoming #SurrenderMemoir, about his relationship with his own father.
Preorder here: surrendermemoir.com
In honor of #Juneteenth, Penguin Random House will be donating 100% of net proceeds of Juneteenth sales on PRH.com (up to $25,000) to a Bookshop.org fund benefiting Black-owned bookstores and @innocence.
This #Juneteenth, celebrate fiction and nonfiction by African American authors who continue to shape our culture, celebrate liberation, and acknowledge the ongoing work towards freedom and equality, still necessary over 150 years later. bit.ly/30WYaqJ
#FathersDay is tomorrow, so we reached out to author and dad, Peter C. Baker, to talk a bit about parenthood—both in life and in his debut novel, PLANES.
📖 Head over to our Instagram to read what he had to say:instagram.com/p/Ce8jo2iOphl/…ez
Our friends at @lithub have just revealed a special project! Inspired by Gabrielle Zevin's forthcoming novel, TOMORROW AND TOMORROW AND TOMORROW, we made a 90s-style video game 🤓�lithub.com/come-play-emil…xT
Looking for the perfect weekend read? @WSJ suggests @jenniferclose's MARRYING THE KETCHUPS, "a chronicle of food, drink and family dynamics. Note: Large portions of guilt will be served."
Rave review of "Wastelands," by @CorbanAddison, a nonfiction legal thriller about neighbors standing up to a giant company raising hogs. These factory farms are almost as cruel to people as they are to the hogs. nytimes.com/2022/06/07/boo…
Last week, 19-year-old Leila Mottley released her debut novel, “Nightcrawling,” with @AAKnopf. And then @Oprah picked it for her book club. And now it's on the bestseller list. And damn if it isn't also really good....
“Zink has a gift for crafting elegant sentences that reward rereading . . . The ending of the novel is Zink at her best: clever and biting, and refreshingly unforced.”
@BGlobeBooks on AVALON ☀️
An irresistible debut novel that takes its heroine, Cristabel Seagrave, from the gargantuan cavity of a beached whale into undercover operations during World War II.
⭐️ Coming 10.4.22 ⭐️
THE WHALEBONE THEATRE
by Joanna Quinn
"It was important to me that the characters were of different economic backgrounds. I also wanted to represent connectedness to Korea." - Yoon Choi in conversation w/ Katherine Jin
Read the full interview here: soapberryreview.com/?p=1025
This gritty western portrays the spare prose and brutal imagery that Cormac McCarthy is known for. Whether this is your first time or the sign you needed to revisit this classic, McCarthy's ALL THE PRETTY HORSES is a must-read, and our latest #BNRediscoveredClassic! @AAKnopf
Book Girl Magic. ✨ We love this snap of author @leilamottley and @BlackGirlThatReads in conversation at Adanne Bookshop's launch event for "Nightcrawling." What would you ask Mottley about her debut novel if you sat down for a chat? #ReadWithUs
A “startling testimony to the glories and sorrows of raising and harvesting plants and animals”
—Anthony Doerr, best-selling author of All the Light We Cannot See
PIG YEARS by Ellyn Gaydos is now available! ☀️