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Our Most Anticipated Books: December 2022 - February 2023

Updated: Nov 14


There are some great books coming out this winter. Here is a selection that we are excited about, including Jane Smiley, Salman Rushdie, Prince Henry, Walter Mosley and more! Order now, and we’ll have a copy ready for you as soon as the book arrives.

DECEMBER

Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamour of an Icon by Kate Anderson Brower (December 6)

In the first ever authorized biography of the Hollywood icon, Kate Andersen Brower reveals the world through Elizabeth's eyes. Brower uses Elizabeth's unpublished letters, diary entries, and off-the-record interview transcripts as well as interviews with 250 of her closest friends and family to tell the full, unvarnished story of her remarkable career and her explosive private life that made headlines worldwide.

A Dangerous Business by Jane Smiley (December 6)

From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author of A Thousand Acres a rollicking murder mystery set in Gold Rush California, as two young prostitutes follow a trail of missing girls.

Stella Maris by Cormac McCarthy (December 6)

The best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road returns with the second volume of The Passenger series: Stella Maris is an intimate portrait of grief and longing, as a young woman in a psychiatric facility seeks to understand her own existence.

A Death in Tokyo by Keigo Higashino (December 13)

In the latest from international bestselling author Keigo Higashino, Tokyo Police Detective Kaga is faced with a very public murder that doesn't quite add up, a prime suspect unable to defend himself, and pressure from the highest levels for a quick solution.


JANUARY

Sam by Allegra Goodman (January 3) What happens to a girl's sense of joy and belonging--to her belief in herself--as she becomes a woman? This unforgettable portrait of coming-of-age offers subtle yet powerful reflections on class, parenthood, addiction, lust, and the irrepressible power of dreams.

Spare by Prince Henry the Duke of Sussex (January 10)

With its raw, unflinching honesty, Spare is a landmark publication full of insight, revelation, self-examination, and hard-won wisdom about the eternal power of love over grief.

The Shards by Bret Easton Ellis (January 17)

A sensational new novel from the best-selling author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho that tracks a group of privileged Los Angeles high school friends as a serial killer strikes across the city.

This Other Eden by Paul Harding (January 24)

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Tinkers, a novel inspired by the true story of Malaga Island, an isolated island off the coast of Maine that became one of the first racially integrated towns in the Northeast.

FEBRUARY

Victory City by Salman Rushdie (February 7)

The epic tale of a woman who breathes a fantastical empire into existence, only to be consumed by it over the centuries--from the transcendent imagination of Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie

Every Man a King by Walter Mosley (February 21)

In this highly anticipated sequel to the Edgar award winner Down the River Unto the Sea, Joe King Oliver is entangled in a dangerous case when he's asked to investigate whether a white nationalist is being unjustly set up.

I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai (February 21)

One of the most acclaimed contemporary American writers, Rebecca Makkai reinvents herself with each of her brilliant works of fiction. Both a transfixing mystery and a deeply felt examination of one woman's reckoning with her past, I Have Some Questions for You is her finest achievement yet.

Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age by Katherine May (February 28)

In Enchantment, Katherine May invites the reader to come with her on a journey to reawaken our innate sense of wonder and awe. With humor, candor, and warmth, she shares stories of her own struggles with work, family, and the aftereffects of pandemic, particularly feelings of overwhelm as the world rushes to reopen.



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