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A Novel by Adam Johnson
Random House | TR | 978-0-8129-8262-6 | 480pp. | $15.00 Audio CD: 978-0-307-93969-2 | $45.00 • Audio DL: 978-0-307-93970-8 | $25.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64399-9 | $11.99 Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother and an influential father. Superiors in the state soon recognize the boy’s loyalty and keen instincts. He becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shiing rules, arbitrary violence, and baffling demands of his Korean overlords. Driven to the absolute limit, he takes on the treacherous role of rival to Kim Jong Il in an attempt to save the woman he loves.
“[A] fantastical, careening tale. . . . Part adventure, part coming-of-age tale, and part romance, e Orphan Master’s Son is a triumph on every level.” —Booklist, (starred review)


Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss
Broadway | TR | 978-0-307-38247-4 | 432pp. | $16.00 Audio CD: 978-0-449-01267-3 | $45.00 • Audio DL: 978-0-449-01268-0 | $22.50 e-Book: 978-0-307-95295-0 | $13.99 e real-life protagonist of e Black Count, General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today yet with a story that is strikingly familiar, because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used it to create some of the best loved heroes of literature. Yet, hidden behind these swashbuckling adventures was an even more incredible secret: the real hero was the son of a black slave—who rose higher in the white world than any man of his race would before our own time.
“Fascinating . . . a richly imaginative biography.” —e New York Times Book Review


e Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall
Random House | HC | 978-0-375-50442-6 | 864pp. | $40.00 e-Book: 978-0-679-64519-1 | $14.99 e struggle for Vietnam occupies a central place in the history of the twentieth century. Fought over a period of three decades, the conflict drew in all the world’s powers and saw two of them—first France, then the United States—attempt to subdue the revolutionary Vietnamese forces. Tapping into newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations and making full use of the published literature, distinguished scholar Fredrik Logevall traces the path that led two Western nations to lose their way in Vietnam.
“A superbly written and well-argued reinterpretation of our tragic experience in Vietnam.” —Booklist


Poems by Sharon Olds
Alfred A. Knopf | HC | 978-0-307-95990-4 | 112pp. | $26.95 Alfred A. Knopf | TR | 978-0-375-71225-8 | 112pp. | $16.95 e-Book: 978-0-307-95991-1 | $12.99 In this wise and intimate telling—which carries us through the seasons when her marriage was ending—Sharon Olds opens her heart to the reader, sharing the feeling of invisibility that comes when we are no longer standing in love’s sight.
“is out-of-the-ordinary collection, about the end of a marriage, goes beyond the confessional. Sharon Olds, who has always had a gi for describing intimacy, has, in a sense, had these poems thrown at her by life and allowed them to take root: they are stunning—the best of a formidable career.” —e Guardian

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