FORTHCOMING TITLES

  • The Agent Runner
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    From the winner of an Ian Fleming Silver Dagger Award, a spy who came in from the cold for today’s wars.British by birth, foreign by descent, and agnostic by conviction, Edward Henry Malik is an MI6 handler—an agent runner. For four years he has been running an agent codenamed Nightingale inside Pakistan’s... [READ MORE]
  • Aim High in Creation!
    A One-of-a-Kind Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine

    (Arcade Publishing)
    An Authentic Glimpse of a North Korea We’ve Never Seen Before, by a Prize-Winning FilmmakerAnna Broinowski is the only Westerner ever granted full access to North Korea’s propaganda machine, its film industry. Aim High in Creation! is her funny, surreal, insightful account of her twenty-one-day apprenticeship... [READ MORE]
  • Alger Hiss: Framed
    A New Look at the Case That Made Nixon Famous

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A clear-eyed investigation into what is probably the biggest, longest cover-up in American history. As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew attention to Alger Hiss and his purported ties to the Soviet regime. These investigations... [READ MORE]
  • Among the Lesser Gods
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    More than a decade after accidentally setting a deadly fire as a child, Elena Alvarez is living a shadow of a life, unwilling to act, expecting her choices to have unbearable consequences on those around her. An unintended pregnancy serves only to paralyze her further. Anxious to put off adult decisions... [READ MORE]
  • Apprenticed to Venus
    My Secret Life with Anaïs Nin

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I first met Anaïs in 1962 at her Village apartment, when I was an eighteen-year-old virgin.”And so begins Tristine Rainer’s years as Anaïs Nin’s accomplice, keeping Nin’s confidences—including that of her bigamy—even after Nin’s death and the passing of her husbands, until now.Apprenticed to Venus charts... [READ MORE]
  • Bad Boy
    My Life On and Off the Canvas

    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating exploration of his coming of age as an artist and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and ’80s. With such notorious and controversial paintings as Bad Boy... [READ MORE]
  • Barney
    Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and the Battle against Censorship

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A smart, fun, brief biography situating Barney Rosset and Grove Press in the colorful literary, cultural, and political history of the sixties, with juicy anecdotes about the feisty, zany, First Amendment warrior who was Barney Rosset and an appreciation of how he and Grove changed the reading habits... [READ MORE]
  • The Blasphemer
    The Price I Paid for Rejecting Islam

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Infuriating Tale Of A Young Palestinian Punished For Exercising His Freedom Of Speech.Like many of his generation, Waleed Al-Husseini began a blog in his twenties. However, unlike many, Waleed also had the misfortune of having been a blogger in Palestine; worse yet, he often criticized Islam and... [READ MORE]
  • Bookmarked
    Reading My Way from Hollywood to Brooklyn

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Wendy Fairey grew up among books. As the shy and studious daughter of famed Hollywood columnist Sheilah Graham—F. Scott Fitzgerald’s lover during the last years of his life—she began as a child reading her way through the library Fitzgerald had assembled for her mother and escaped into the landscape... [READ MORE]
  • Bushmaster
    Raymond Ditmars and the Hunt for the World's Largest Viper

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “An intriguing story that’s also packed with details.” —Library Journal, starred reviewRaymond Ditmars (1876–1942), the first curator of reptiles at New York’s famous Bronx Zoo, brought cold-blooded animals to public attention as never before. Through wildly successful books and movies, he inspired a... [READ MORE]
  • Cary Grant
    Dark Angel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    • A coffee-table biography with 150 beautiful beautifully reproduced photos that show the career trajectory of one of the most famous faces in film.... [READ MORE]
  • A Commodore of Errors
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Hilarious Comedy on the High SeasCommodore Robert S. Dickey, the pompous second-in-command at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, desperately wants the top job, presently occupied by the skirt-chasing Admiral Johnson. So Dickey goes into cahoots with Mogie Mogelefsky, the imperious, bullying... [READ MORE]
  • The Dalliance of Leopards
    A Thriller

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A sweeping international thriller that explores the geopolitical faultlines of South Asia.Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, India's legendary spymaster, has zeroed in on a new threat emanating from the borderlands of over which he keeps watch from his surveillance center in the Himalayan foothills. An elusive warlord—faceless,... [READ MORE]
  • Dante's Inferno
    A New Verse Translation

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A superb new, very readable verse translation of the classic text that has been called “a choice contender for both college and general reading audiences” by the premier Dante scholar, Richard Lansing, professor emeritus at Brandeis University. The hell through which the Dante character journeys turns... [READ MORE]
  • The Dead Wife's Handbook
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Rachel, Max, and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life—until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. She was thirty-six.Just as her family can’t forget her, Rachel can’t quite let go of them either. Caught in a place between worlds, Rachel watches helplessly as she begins to fade from their lives.This... [READ MORE]
  • The Death of a Century
    A Novel of the Lost Generation

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Greenwich, Connecticut, 1922. Newspaperman Joe Henry finds himself the primary suspect when his friend and fellow reporter Wynton Gresham is murdered. Both were veterans of French battles during World War II—the war that was supposed to end all wars.Unanswered questions pile up in the wake of a violent... [READ MORE]
  • Driving the Future
    Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, with a new foreword by Fred Krupp, an expert's illuminating preview of the cleaner, lighter, smarter cars of the future.In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a future where clean, intelligent vehicles with lighter frames and alternative power trains will produce zero emissions... [READ MORE]
  • The Drug Hunters
    The Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The surprising, behind-the-scenes story of how our medicines are discovered, told by a veteran drug hunter.The search to find medicines is as old as disease, which is to say as old as the human race. Through serendipity— by chewing, brewing, and snorting—some Neolithic souls discovered opium, alcohol,... [READ MORE]
  • Ecotopia 2121
    A Vision for Our Future Green Utopia—in 100 Cities

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A stunningly original, lushly illustrated vision for a Green Utopia, published on the 500th anniversary of the original Big Idea—a 2016 Green Book Festival "Future Forecasts" Winner.Five hundred years ago a powerful new word was unleashed upon the world when Thomas More published his book Utopia, about... [READ MORE]
  • The Essay
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Great Crossover with YA MarketJimmy Lee Hickam grew up deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio, on the poorest road in the poorest county in the poorest region of the state. To make things worse, the name Hickam is synonymous with trouble. Jimmy Lee hails from a mix of thieves, moonshiners, and drunkards... [READ MORE]
  • Eternal Sonata
    A Thriller of the Near Future

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A few dead bodies are a small price to pay in the quest for immortality.In 2025 America, it’s hardly news when a renowned octogenarian scientist dying of cancer disappears from a local hospice, but when Kansas City Star reporter Rich Azadian begins to dig, he discovers that other elderly scientists around... [READ MORE]
  • Favorite Sons
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Hutch Van Buren is fifteen years old, playing sports and searching for arrowheads in a small industrial town in Ohio with his three closest friends when an altercation between them and Petey Sanchez, a troubled seventeen-year-old, leads to Petey’s accidental death. Vowing a pact of silence, they allow... [READ MORE]
  • The Girl in the Show
    Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I’m not funny at all. What I am is brave.” —Lucille BallWith powerhouses like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer dominating the entertainment landscape and memoirs from today’s most vocal feminist comediennes shooting up the bestseller lists, women in comedy have never been more influential.Marking... [READ MORE]
  • Gulag America
    The Prison Years

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The follow up to Smuggler’s Blues, Richard Stratton’s memoir of his outlaw days in the Hippie Mafia, Gulag America recounts his years in the Federal pen, which transformed him into a jailhouse lawyer who was able to win a decision against the Federal judge who sentenced him, the author of a cult novel,... [READ MORE]
  • Haunted Traveller
    An Imaginary Memoir

    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Haunted Traveller, his most personal and ambitious work, Barry Yourgrau takes the reader on a postmodern literary journey like no other. Here are forty-four fantastic episodes that together paint an imaginary memoir of one man’s yearning, alienated passage through life, as written by this “odd, wild,... [READ MORE]
  • Heart of the Machine
    Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial IntelligenceImagine a robotic stuffed animal that can read and respond to a child’s emotional state, a commercial that can recognize and change based on a customer’s facial expression, or a company that can actually... [READ MORE]
  • The Hole
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Bestseller in Korea, a Psychological Thriller about Loneliness and the Dark Truths We Try to BuryIn this tense, gripping novel by a rising star of Korean literature, Ogi has woken from a coma after causing a devastating car accident that took his wife’s life and left him paralyzed and badly disfigured.... [READ MORE]
  • How to Be a Dictator
    An Irreverent Guide

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A tongue-in-cheek guide on how to be a dictator based on the outrageous, scandalous, and excessive behavior of dictators past and present.... [READ MORE]
  • Images
    My Life in Film

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “The finest filmmaker of my lifetime . . . Bergman was a born spinner of tales.” —Woody AllenIn this new paperback edition, Ingmar Bergman presents an intimate view of his own unique body of work in film. His career spanned forty years and produced more than fifty films, many of which are considered... [READ MORE]
  • In Other Words
    40 Years of Essays

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A wide-ranging and beautiful collection of essays from one of world literature’s most important writers.Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s foremost public intellectuals, and this translated volume of essays—spanning from 1968 to the present day—demonstrates the breadth of his perceptive and elegant... [READ MORE]
  • In the Country of the Blind
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sixty years after the publication of his first novel, Cat Man, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth book at the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure... [READ MORE]
  • India Sutra
    Reflections on the World’s Largest Democracy in the 21st Century

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A panoramic insider’s look at the road ahead for the world’s largest democracy.This is a time of unprecedented change in India. Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party dominate the political scene and are attempting to change the way Indians work, think, and pray. And there are signs that the nation... [READ MORE]
  • James Baldwin
    The FBI File

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A compilation of the most revealing documents from the FBI file on James Baldwin, showing how J. Edgar Hoover’s agency monitored the celebrated writer and Civil Rights activist, edited, annotated, and with a substantial introduction by William Maxwell of Washington University, author of FB Eyes: How... [READ MORE]
  • Jewish Mothers Never Die
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The mothers of some of the most illustrious Jewish men in recent history—Albert Einstein, Marcel Proust, Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen, the Marx Brothers—are chatting in heaven. The subject: their respective sons—and their undying love for their mothers. Each one, as before in life, engages in one-upmanship... [READ MORE]
  • The Kennedy Brothers
    The Rise and Fall of Jack and Bobby

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout—unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about... [READ MORE]
  • The Kingdom of Zydeco
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —E. Annie ProulxThere’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any... [READ MORE]
  • The Last Song of Dusk
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now available again, the best-selling and award winning novel, called “A lush, wildly imaginative fairy tale” (San Francisco Chronicle). For readers of The White Tiger and The God of Small Things, a dazzling, exuberant, wickedly funny, and moving novel set in post-colonial India that tells tender and... [READ MORE]
  • Libertarians on the Prairie
    Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books

    (Arcade Publishing)
    This myth-busting book finally reveals the true story behind the beloved children's classics.Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions... [READ MORE]
  • Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    When journalist Patrick Bracken returns to Gohen, the Irish village where he was born, he knows the eyes of the townspeople are on him. He has come home to investigate two deaths that happened decades earlier when he was a child, deaths that were ruled accidental. But Patrick knows—and believes the whole... [READ MORE]
  • A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane
    Stories

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Ever dreamed of strolling through a Dali print? Or stepping into a fairy tale? Open A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane and experience the rush of having reality yanked from underfoot.This is the book that put Barry Yourgrau on the literary map, where he remains as an icon of imaginative prowess. In A Man... [READ MORE]
  • The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield
    A novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield is an often laugh-out-loud comedy of conflicting manners, values, and customs, set against the backdrop of a Russian immigrant family’s struggle to assimilate, their newfound love of capitalism, and their insistent push for their children's tangible success.... [READ MORE]
  • Meanwhile There Are Letters
    The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A 2016 Edgar Award finalist, the “intimate, luminous portrait of a friendship” of two American literary icons (Kirkus, starred review).In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow writers and kindred spirits. Though separated by background,... [READ MORE]
  • The Monkey Grammarian
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz offers a dazzling exploration of the origin of language.... [READ MORE]
  • More
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The award-winning More, by one of Turkey’s leading underground writers, is the world’s first novel about the refugee crisis.“The illegals climbed into the truck, and, after a journey of two hundred miles, they boarded ships and were lost in the night.”Gaza lives on the shores of the Aegean Sea. At the... [READ MORE]
  • Night Fighter
    An Insider's Story of Special Ops from Korea to SEAL Team 6

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For readers of American Sniper, the stirring account of a life of service by the “father of the US Navy SEALs”One month after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, when President John F. Kennedy pressed Congress about America’s “urgent national needs,” he named expanding US special operations forces along with putting... [READ MORE]
  • Nine Scorpions in a Bottle
    Great Judges and Cases of the Supreme Court

    (Arcade Publishing)
    An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.To many Americans, the United States Supreme Court continues to loom large as an unimpeachable symbol of the rule of law and the triumph of justice. But behind that towering façade there has been... [READ MORE]
  • No Time for the Truth
    The Haditha Incident and the Search for Justice

    (Arcade Publishing)
    An Unflinching Look at a Black Chapter in Our War in Iraq and America’s Failure to Serve JusticeIn the waning days of 2005, twelve Marines were ambushed by Sunni Muslim insurgents on Route Chestnut, an ancient Mesopotamian road at the south edge of Haditha, Iraq, when an IED detonated under one of four... [READ MORE]
  • The Organ Broker
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Organ Broker, which was named a finalist for the 2015 Hammett Prize for literary excellence in the field of crime writing, is the story of Jack Trayner—known as New York Jack—an underground black market organ dealer. After years of selling “life,” Jack’s conscience begins to overcome his resolve... [READ MORE]
  • Oscar Wilde's Last Stand
    Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.”The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé in 1918, with American exotic dancer Maud Allan dancing lead, ignited a firestorm in London spearheaded... [READ MORE]
  • Our Lady of Infidelity
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    First time in paperback, the story of a troubled child who opens the hearts of the people in a small town to their own capacity for love.It begins when a vision appears in a carwash window in the tiny, dusty desert town of Infidelity, a blip on the map just outside of Joshua Tree, California. Seven-year-old... [READ MORE]
  • Perfume
    The Alchemy of Scent

    (Arcade Publishing)
    • A micro-encyclopedia for those who want to know the perfumer's work and learn about the perfume industry from the inside, but have no guide on where to start.... [READ MORE]
  • Remembering 1942
    And Other Chinese Stories

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sweeping, humorous, and moving tales from one of contemporary China’s greatest writers.The bestselling and award-winning author of novels satirizing contemporary China, Liu Zhenyun is also renowned for his short stories. Remembering 1942 showcases six of his best, featuring a diverse cast of ordinary... [READ MORE]
  • Rowing for My Life
    Two Oceans, Two Lives, One Journey

    (Arcade Publishing)
    In the tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, one woman's transformational journey rowing across the savage sea—twice.Just out of college, newly wed, and set up with her husband Curt in a small town in New York, Kathleen Saville quickly realized that an ordinary life working for a better used car and a... [READ MORE]
  • Rumi
    A New Translation of Selected Poems

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, a new translation of the Sufi mystic’s verse, hailed as “authentic” and “exquisite.”Championed by icons of American pop culture such as Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that he was once proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations... [READ MORE]
  • The Samurai of Seville
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A sumptuous novel inspired by one of history’s most intriguing forgotten chapters—the arrival of Japanese Samurai on the shores of Europe.In 1614, forty Samurai warriors and a group of tradesmen from Japan sailed to Spain, where they initiated one of the most intriguing cultural exchanges in history.... [READ MORE]
  • The Secrets of the Notebook
    A Woman's Quest to Uncover Her Royal Family Secret

    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times bestseller, the true story of a girl who learns she's descended from a princess, told with the suspense of a Cold War thriller.“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest... [READ MORE]
  • Sitting Up with the Dead
    A Storied Journey through the American South

    (Arcade Publishing)
    For the first time in paperback, an acclaimed look at the American South through the lenses of its most acclaimed storytellers and their tales.Rarely does a nonfiction work come along that is as original and refreshing as Sitting Up with the Dead. Here, take a ride with Pamela Petro as she embarks on... [READ MORE]
  • Trophy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A thriller about a group of extremely wealthy businesspeople who form a hunting club in which the prey is humans, in this case, two hikers in the mountains of Norway, who are selected and made to flee by former special forces soldiers in the Danish army. The protagonists are a brash, independent police... [READ MORE]
  • The Trout
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    At the heart of every life there lies a secret.Alex Smyth, of Irish birth but living for many years with his wife in rural Canada, receives a trout fly in the mail, with no message and no return address. It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his most recent book, and it awakens... [READ MORE]
  • Unbound
    How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Like Guns, Germs, and Steel, a work of breathtaking sweep and originality that reinterprets the human story.Although we usually think of technology as something unique to modern times, our ancestors began to create the first technologies millions of years ago in the form of prehistoric tools and weapons.... [READ MORE]
  • Venom Doc
    The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever

    (Arcade Publishing)
    Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures.Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures. He’s been bitten by twenty-six venomous snakes, been stung by three stingrays,... [READ MORE]
  • Wearing Dad's Head
    Stories

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “I can never remember my dreams, so Mr. Yourgrau’s stories are a pretty good substitute.” —David ByrneBarry Yourgrau’s imagination makes critics reach: Fellini? Kafka? Freud in a funny hat? Yourgrau is a fantasist like no other. His stories run brief and hallucinatorily vivid in style, heart-jarring... [READ MORE]
  • The Wide Circumference of Love
    A Novel

    (Arcade Publishing)
    From an award-winning author, a moving story of acceptance, adaptation, and unconditional love in the face of Alzheimer’s disease.You just can’t plan for this kind of thing.Diane Tate certainly hasn’t. She never expected to slowly lose her talented husband to the debilitating effects of early-onset dementia.... [READ MORE]
  • The Wisdom of The Little Prince
    In Search of Saint-Exupéry's Lost Child

    (Arcade Publishing)
    The essential meaning of one the most beloved works ever published, as a refraction of the childhood and life experience of the celebrated pilot, adventurer, and World War Two hero who was its author, by a noted child psychologist from France.... [READ MORE]
  • Wish Lanterns
    Young Lives in New China

    (Arcade Publishing)
    This is a journalist's intimate snapshot of the millennial generation and the New China, told through the stories of six individuals, from childhood to the present, capturing their beliefs and aspirations, the real "Chinese dream" as opposed to the programmatic "China dream" agenda floated by Xi Jinping... [READ MORE]
  • Wounded Titans
    American Presidents and the Perils of Power

    (Arcade Publishing)
    “Readers who miss the magisterial pronunciamentos of the late Max Lerner . . . will relish this collection of Lerner’s writings on a subject that preoccupied him.” —BooklistMax Lerner taught generations of Americans about their government. For almost half a century, the office of the presidency preoccupied... [READ MORE]

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