CLAIRE De WITT AND
Sara GranISBN: 9780547428499
Hardcover, $24.00Rights: US, C, O
A new series from Sara Gran, “a l featuring the world’s best—an
Claire DeWitt is not your averagedeductive skills and is an ace at duses her dreams, omens, and mimysteries, and relies on
late, great, and mysterious FrencThe tattooed, pot-smoking ClaireOrleans, the city she’s avoided siConstance Darling, was murdereddisappearance of Vic Willing, a pra homicide- plagued city. Has anto disappear? Claire follows the clAndray Fairview, a young gang mLittered with memories of Claire’s
is a knockout start to a
MY AMERICAN UNHA
Dean BakopoulosISBN: 9780151013449Hardcover, $24.00Rights: World
Introducing Zeke, one of the witt deluded narrator
“Why are you so unhappy?” That’ three-year-old scholar, asks almoobsessive project, “The Inventoryhe receives—a mix of true sadnesof woe. Zeke, meanwhile, remainharsh realities that threaten his denergy on finding the perfect matorphaned nieces. Following stepsever-optimistic Zeke identifies soneighbor, a coffeehouse barista,A clairvoyant when it comes to thfederal bureaucracy, and a devotirreverent voice that is a marvel oparanoia and made more urgentlife.
THE CITY OF THE DEAD
atter-day Raymond Chandler”
,most eccentric—private investigator.
private investigator. She has brilliantiscovering evidence. But Claire alsod-expanding herbs to help her solve— the only book published by thedetective Jacques Silette.has just arrived in post-Katrina Newce her mentor, Silette’s studentthere. Claire is investigating thesecutor known for winning convictions inngry criminal enacted revenge on Vic? Orues, finding old friends and making new enember who just might hold the key to theyears as a girl detective in 1980s Brooklybracingly original new series.
iest, most unpredictable, and charmingly to come along in years.
the question that Zeke Pappas, a thirty-st everybody he meets as part of anof American Unhappiness.” The answerss and absurd complaint—create a collagedelightfully oblivious to the increasinglyily routine, opting instead to focus hise so that he can gain custody of hisoutlined in a women’s magazine, thee “prospects”: a newly divorcedis administrative assistant, and Sofia CoppStarbucks orders of strangers, a quixoticd believer in the afternoon cocktail and thf lacerating wit and heart-on-sleeve emotiy the hope that if he can only find a wife,did he use the storm as a meanemies — foremost among themystery.,
Claire DeWitt and the City of
ola (“Why not aim high?”).renegade when it comes to theevening binge, Zeke has ann, underscored by a creepingh