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The Indie NEXT List
The Indie NEXT List
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The Selected Poems of Donald Hall
By Donald Hall
DECEMBER ’15
By Simon Mawer
(Other Press, 9781590517239, paper, $15.95)
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544555600, $22
“This is a gift of honesty, intimacy, and the pure
genius that is Donald Hall, as he hand-picks
what he considers to be the best of his poetry
from more than 70 years of published works.
From this former U.S. Poet Laureate comes one
essential volume of his works, where ‘Ox-Cart
Man’ sits alongside ‘Kicking the Leaves’ and ‘Without’. As he is
no longer writing poetry, this ‘concise gathering of my life’s work’
is the perfect introduction to Hall’s literary contributions, as well as
closure for his many ardent followers.”
—Katharine Nevins, MainStreet BookEnds of Warner, Warner, NH
Recommended by Anderson McKean, Page and Palette,
Fairhope, AL
Paradise City: A Novel
By Elizabeth Day
(Bloomsbury, 9781620408360, $27)
Recommended by Lauren Peugh, Changing Hands Bookstore,
Tempe, AZ
His Right Hand
By Mette Ivie Harrison
(Soho Crime, 9781616956103, $26.95)
A Dictionary of MutualUnderstanding:
A Novel
Recommended by Rachael Drummond, Saturn Booksellers,
Gaylord, MI
By Jackie Copleton
(Penguin Books, 9780143128250, paper, $16)
Recommended by Sandi Torkildson, A Room of One’s Own,
Madison, WI
Like Family: A Novel
A Wild Swan: And Other Tales
Recommended by Bill Cusumano, Square Books, Oxford, MS
By Paolo Giordano
(Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 9780525428763, $22)
Fox Tooth Heart: Stories
By Michael Cunningham, Yuko Shimizu (Illus.)
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374290252, $23)
Recommended by Jennifer Oleinik, University Book Store,
Seattle, WA
By John McManus
(Sarabande Books, 9781941411100, paper, $15.95)
Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
Recommended by Sophie Stewart, BookCourt, Brooklyn, NY
The Boys
By Carly Simon
(Countryman Press, 9781581573282, $24.95)
Recommended by Ed Conklin, Chaucer’s Books, Santa Barbara, CA
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel
By Mitch Albom
(Harper, 9780062294418, $25.99)
Recommended by Karen Briggs, Great Northern Books & Hobbies,
Oscoda, MI
Year of the Goose: A Novel
By Toni Sala, Mara Faye Lethem (Trans.)
(Two Lines Press, 9781931883498, paper, $14.95)
Recommended by Jeremy Garber, Powell’s Books, Portland, OR
Postmark Bayou Chene: A Novel
By Gwen Roland)
(LSU Press, 9780807161449, $25.95)
Recommended by Christine Curry, A Novel Experience,
Zebulon, GA
The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels,
and the History of American Comedy
By Carly J. Hallman
(The Unnamed Press, 9781939419514, paper, $16)
By Kliph Nesteroff
(Grove Press, 9780802123985, $28)
Recommended by Annalia Linnan, Brazos Bookstore, Houston, TX
Time of Departure: A Novel
Recommended by Jay Aubrey-Herzog, Northtown Books,
Arcata, CA
First Bite: How We Learn to Eat
By Douglas Schofield
(Minotaur Books, 9781250072757, $24.99)
By Bee Wilson
(Basic Books, 9780465064984, $27.99)
Recommended by Rachel Kelley, Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR
Recommended by Linda Bond, Auntie’s Bookstore, Spokane, WA
What She Knew: A Novel
Numero Zero: A Novel
By Gilly Macmillan
(William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780062413864, $15.99)
By Umberto Eco
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544635081, $24)
Recommended by Nancy McFarlane, Fiction Addiction,
Greenville, SC
Recommended by Raul Chapa, BookPeople, Austin, TX
Oh the Moon: Stories from the Tortured
Mind of Charlyne Yi
By Charlyne Yi
(Harper Perennial, 9780062363299, paper, $16.99)
Recommended by Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music,
Grand Rapids, MI
Indie Next List titles are available as
Kobo e-Books at participating bookstores
Made to Kill: A Novel
By Adam Christopher
(Tor Books, 9780765379184, $24.99)
Recommended by Jennifer Steele, Boswell Book Company,
Milwaukee, WI
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IndieBound Hardcover Great Reads
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The Country of Ice Cream
Star: A Novel
Descent: A Novel
I’ll Give You the Sun
By Tim Johnston
Algonquin Books
9781616204778, $15.95
Recommended in hardcover
by Kelly Estep,
Carmichael’s Bookstore,
Louisville, KY
By Jandy Nelson
Speak
9780142425763, $10.99
Recommended in hardcover
by Judy Hobbs,
Third Place Books,
Lake Forest Park, WA
The Precious One: A Novel
Skink: No Surrender
Unbecoming: A Novel
By Marisa de los Santos
William Morrow Paperbacks
9780061670916, $15.99
Recommended in hardcover
by Fran Duke,
Where the Sidewalk Ends,
Chatham, MA
By Carl Hiaasen
Ember
9780307930590, $9.99
Recommended in hardcover
by Rosemary Pugliese,
Quail Ridge Books & Music,
Raleigh, NC
By Rebecca Scherm
Penguin Books
9780143128311, $16
Recommended in hardcover
by Amanda Skelton,
Union Avenue Books,
Knoxville, TN
By Sandra Newman
Ecco
9780062227119, $16.99
Recommended in hardcover
by Matt Nixon,
The Booksellers at Laurelwood,
Memphis, TN
Revisit
Wild Swans:
Three Daughters of China
By Jung Chang
(Touchstone, 9780743246989, $18)
Originally published in hardcover in 1991
“The wrenching swiftness of
cultural change in China comes
alive in Jung Chang’s memoir of
3 generations of women in her
family. Her grandmother’s feet are bound as a baby to
secure her future as a general’s concubine, while her
parents must routinely demonstrate their loyalty to
Mao’s Communist Party above their family. Chang herself is inducted into the Red Guard while her parents
suffer re-education during the Cultural Revolution.
The rapid changes play out with devastating force in
this memorable book.”
—Jeanne Costello, Maria’s Bookshop, Durango CO
Rediscover
Take
a fresh look
at these old
favorites.
Lost in the City: Stories
About Grace: A Novel
(Amistad, 9780062193216, $14.99)
Originally published in hardcover in
1992
(Scribner, 9781476789019, $16)
Originally published in hardcover in
2004
By Edward P. Jones
“The stories of Edward P. Jones
are deeply grounded in the geography of Washington, D.C.—in the
black side of the city, not the “land
of white people,” as one character
puts it. For all their realism, these stories have the
quality of fables, summing up lives and their consequences (not necessarily the ones they’ve earned) in
an astonishing way that’s made him the District’s most
essential writer.”
—Tom Nissley, Phinney Books, Seattle, WA
By Anthony Doerr
“Having fled the wife and child he
loves to prevent a death his dreams
have forecast, David Winkler
washes up in the Caribbean, where
he is becalmed for 25 years before
returning in search of them—and of redemption. We
grow to care for this lost dreamer and for the natural
world he inhabits, bewitched as always by Doerr’s dazzling prose and his abiding compassion.”
—Betsy Burton, The King’s English Bookshop,
Salt Lake City, Utah

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