Library: Literary Fiction


About Our Literary Fiction Collection 


The Library has recently acquired many highly regarded works of international fiction in translation and continues to purchase the best fiction balancing its purchases between established and independent publishers. The collection is entirely in English. At present the Library does not have a children's collection.


New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Spring 2017


Alomar, Osama The Teeth of the Comb and Other Stories

Bausch, Richard Living in the Weather of the World: Stories

Buntin, Julie Marlena

Core Leopoldine When Watched: Stories

Ferris, Joshua The Dinner Party and Other Stories

Grodstein, Lauren Our Short History

Maazel, Fiona A Little More Human

Meidav, Edie Kingdom of the Young: Stories

Murnane, Gerald Plains

Paley, Grace The Grace Paley Reader

Russo, Richard Trajectory: Stories

Strout, Elizabeth Anything Is Possible

VanderMeer. Jeff Borne

Yuknavitch, Lidia, The Book of Joan



New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Winter 2017


Ackerman, Elliott Dark at the Crossing

Auster, Paul 4 3 2 1

Blau, Jessica Anya Trouble with Lexie

Casper, Claudia The Mercy Journals

Chung, Sonya The Loved Ones

Coe, Jonathan Number 11

Colapinto, John Undone

Collins, Kathleen Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Cusk, Rachel, Transit

Dermansky, Marcy The Red Car

Enrigue, Alvaro Sudden Death

Gautreaux, Tim Signals: New and Selected Stories

Gay, Roxane Difficult Women

LaValle, Victor Ballad of Black Tom

Wilson, Kevin Perfect Little World


New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Fall 2016


Arudpragasam, Anuk The Story of a Brief Marriage

Birkelund, Elizabeth, The Runaway Wife

Bell, Matt A Tree or a Person or a Wall

Díaz, Junot, The Best American Short Stories, 2016

Donoghue, Emma The Wonder

Foer, Jonathan Safran, Here I Am

Hall, N. John Bibliophilia: A Novel

Klinger, Leslie, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe

Leavitt, Caroline Cruel Beautiful World

Loigman, Lydia The Two-Family House

McEwan, Ian Nutshell

Patchett, Ann Commonwealth

Roy, Anuradha Sleeping on Jupiter

Sherrill Steve The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time

Watson, Brad Miss Jane

Szalay, David All That Man Is: Stories

Tremain, Rose The Gustav Sonata

Vasquez, Juan Gabriel Reputations

Wayne, Teddy Loner

Woodson, Jacqueline Another Brooklyn


New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Summer 2016


Dennis-Benn, Nicole Here Comes the Sun

Duchovny, David Bucky F*cking Dent

Erens, Pamela Eleven Hours

Gallagher, Matt Youngblood

Goldberg, Paul The Yid

Gyasi, Yaa, Homegoing

Hadley, Tessa The Past

Kang, Han The Vegetarian

O’Brien, Edna The Little Red Chairs

Prentiss, Molly Thursday Night in 1980

Proulx, Annie Barkskins

Schine, Cathleen, They May Not Mean to But They Do

Shriver, Lionel The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047

Straub, Emma Modern Lovers

Tyler, Anne Vinegar Girl

Winter, Jessica Break in Case of Emergency



About Our Literary Journal Collection

Our literary journal collection contains 75 different titles to date. The collection includes well established journals such as: The Antioch Review, The North American Review, and Michigan Quarterly Review.  Journals for writers include: Poets and Writers, The Writer, and Writers' Journal. We also have newer literary magazines like: Crazyhorse, Third Coast, Willow Springs, and n+1.



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