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Last updated: Fri 5/6, including some giveaway times mentioned in Library Journal's galley guide. New entries since the original posting date are marked with ~new~.
~Galleys to Grab~
Algonquin (Workman) - booth 1829
Susan Rivers, The Second Mrs. Hockaday - love, the desperation of wartime, and a mysterious crime, set during the Civil War. Jan 2017.
Bloomsbury - booth 1859 (see full schedule)
John Pipkin, The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter - love and scientific discovery in late 18th-century Ireland. Giveaway Thurs 5/12, 3pm. Oct.
Kate Saunders, The Secrets of Wishtide - crime novel featuring a widow in 19th-century Lincolnshire. Giveaway Thurs 5/12, 1pm, and Friday 5/13, 10am. Sept.
Europa - booth 1945
Joan London, The Golden Age - a convalescent hospital in Perth, Australia, is the scene for healing, love, and dislocation in the postwar era, from a well-known Australian novelist. Aug.
Hachette - booths 1716, 1717
Emma Donoghue, The Wonder - a mysterious child who claims to live without sustenance in 1850s rural Ireland may be a fraud. Little Brown, Sept.
~new~ Emma Flint, Little Deaths - psychological thriller set in '60s NYC. Giveaway Wed 5/11, 1pm, also Thurs 5/12, 10am.
Robert Hicks, The Orphan Mother - the story of Mariah Reddick, former slave of the heroine from The Widow of the South. Giveaway: Wed 5/11, 1pm. Grand Central, Sept.
~new~ Affinity Konar, Mischling - see below under signings. Giveaway Thurs 5/12, 9am.
Jessie Burton, The Muse - the Spanish Civil War and 1960s London intertwine in a tale of art and mystery. Ecco, July. Giveaway Fri 5/13, 10am.
~new~ Paulette Jiles, News of the World - a former soldier returns a Kiowa captive back to her people. Morrow, Oct. Giveaway Wed 5/11, 1:30pm.
Helen Sedgwick, The Comet Seekers - the past, present, and future of two lovers in modern Antarctica; literary, centuries-spanning epic. Harper, Oct. Giveaway 5/11, 1:30pm.
Macmillan - booth 1958 (see full schedule)
Ronald Balson, Karolina’s Twins - giveaway 5/13, 11:30am - a modern search for two Polish sisters lost during WWII; multi-period. St. Martin's, Sept.
Andrew Gross, The One Man - giveaway 5/13, 11:30am - historical thriller set during the Holocaust.
Lian Hearn, Emperor of the Eight Islands - giveaway 5/11, 3:30pm. First in her new Japanese historical fantasy quartet. FSG, April.
Rae Meadows, I Will Send Rain - giveaway 5/11, 4:30pm - a woman fights to save her family in Dust Bowl Oklahoma. Henry Holt, Aug.
Steven Price, By Gaslight - giveaway 5/12, 2:30pm - American detective William Pinkerton investigates a murder in 1885 London. FSG, Oct.
Other Press - booth 1953
Jonathan Rabb, Among the Living - a Jewish refugee's life in postwar Savannah. Oct.
Jennifer Chiaverini, Fates and Traitors - a novel of John Wilkes Booth, as seen from four women’s perspectives. Dutton, Sept.
Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Moscow - in 1922, a Russian aristocrat endures house arrest in a hotel across from the Kremlin. Viking, Sept. See also under signings.
Sourcebooks - booth 2333 (see full schedule)
Marie Benedict, The Other Einstein - the little-known story of Mileva Maric Einstein, a physicist in her own right. Oct. Giveaway Fri 5/13, 9am.
Cuyler Overholt, A Deadly Affection - historical mystery set in early 20th-c NYC. Sept. Giveaway Wed 5/11, 1pm.
Greer MacAllister, Girl in Disguise - Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective, and her adventurous life during the Civil War years. Mar. 2017. Giveaway Fri 5/13, 1pm.
WW Norton - booth 1840
~new~ Winston Groom, El Paso - historical epic centering on the Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century. Liveright, Oct. Giveaway Thurs 5/12 at 11am and Fri 5/13, 11am.
~new~ 3pm, Booth 1729-1829 (Workman)
Larry Watson, As Good As Gone - one of the last cowboys, an elderly man at odds with the world in the '60s West.
Thu May 12
10 - 10:30am, booth 2433 (Penguin Random House)
Graham Moore, The Last Days of Night - historical thriller about the battle between Edison and Westinghouse to electrify America, from the author of The Sherlockian. RH, Sept.
10:00-10:30, Table 1
Jennifer Chiaverini, Fates and Traitors - see above under Galleys. Dutton, Sept.
10 - 10:30am, Table 6
Affinity Konar, Mischling - twin sisters endure Auschwitz, Mengele’s experiments, and the aftermath of war. Little Brown/Lee Boudreaux, Sept.
~new~ 11am, Booth 2016 (Simon & Schuster)
Thomas Mullen, Darktown - a police procedural set in postwar Atlanta as two black policemen pursue justice for a murdered woman. Atria, Sept.
Marie Benedict, The Other Einstein - see above under Galleys.
2-2:45pm, Booth 1204-1205 (Grove Atlantic)
Andrea Molesini, Not All Bastards Are From Vienna - a family in a northern Italian village has their villa requisitioned by enemy troops during WWI. Grove, Feb.
2-2:30pm, Booth 2366 (Counterpoint)
Kim Brooks, The Houseguest - in 1940s America, a Russian immigrant takes in a glamorous refugee. Apr.
~new~ 3:00pm, Booth 2016 (Simon & Schuster)
Chris Cleave, Everyone Brave is Forgiven - ordinary people trying to survive the London Blitz and its aftermath. S&S, Apr.
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad - one woman’s quest to escape the bonds of slavery in 19th-century America. Doubleday, Sept.
4-4:30pm, Booth 2433 (Penguin Random House)
Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Moscow - see above under Galleys.
Fri May 13th
10-11am, Table 4
Robert Hicks, The Orphan Mother - see above under Galleys.
10:30-11:30am, Booth 2433 (Penguin Random House)
Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing - a literary epic spanning centuries in Ghana and America. Knopf, May.