Signed First Editions Club - Past Selections

2023 Selections

  • January 2023: Small World by Laura Zigman
  • February 2023: Brotherless Night by V.V. Ganeshananthan
  • March 2023: This Other Eden by Paul Harding
  • April 2023: Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
  • May 2023: Above Ground by Clint Smith
  • June 2023: Greek Lessons by Han Kang
  • July 2023: The Memory of Animals by Claire Fuller
  • August 2023: Little Monsters by Adrienne Brodeur
  • September 2023: Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
  • October 2023: The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff
  • November 2023: Wellness by Nathan Hill
  • December 2023: Blackouts: A Novel by Justin Torres

2022 Selections 

  • January 2022: These Precious Days: Essays by Ann Patchett
  • February 2022: Lost & Found: A Memoir by Kathryn Schulz
  • March 2022: The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed
  • April 2022: The Candy House by Jennifer Egan
  • May 2022: Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart
  • June 2022: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  • July 2022: Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley 
  • August 2022: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
  • September 2022: Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra
  • October 2022: Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
  • November 2022: The Furrows by Namwali Serpell
  • December 2022: Liberation Day by George Saunders 

2021 Selections 

  • January 2021: Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley
  • February 2021: My Year Abroad by Chang-rae Lee
  • March 2021: Infinite Country by Patricia Engel
  • April 2021: How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue
  • May 2021: Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • June 2021: Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch by Rivka Galchen
  • July 2021: Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor
  • August 2021: All's Well by Mona Awad
  • September 2021: Bewilderment by Richard Powers
  • October 2021: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  • November 2021: What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam J. A. Chancy
  • December 2021: Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King

2020 Selections 

  • January 2020: Little Gods by Meng Jin
  • February 2020: The Resisters by Gish Jen
  • March 2020: Actress by Anne Enright
  • Summer 2020: Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell
  • Summer 2020: The Butterfly Lampshade by Aimee Bender
  • Fall 2020: The Boy in the Field by Margot Livesey
  • Fall 2020: Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays by Claire Messud
  • Fall 2020: Memorial by Bryan Washington

2019 Selections

  • January 2019: The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer
  • February 2019: Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
  • March 2019: The Heavens by Sandra Newman
  • April 2019: Sing to It: New Stories by Amy Hempel
  • May 2019: Memories of the Future by Siri Hustvedt
  • June 2019: The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer
  • July 2019: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • August 2019: Chances Are. . . by Richard Russo
  • September 2019: Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh
  • October 2019: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
  • November 2019: Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry
  • December 2019: The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

2018 Selections 

  • January 2018: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  • February 2018: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • March 2018: White Houses by Amy Bloom
  • April 2018: The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
  • May 2018: Wrestling with the Devil by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
  • June 2018: There There by Tommy Orange
  • July 2018: Florida by Lauren Groff
  • August 2018: Certain American States by Catherine Lacey
  • September 2018: The Fighters by C.J. Chivers
  • October 2018: Gone So Long by Andre Dubus III
  • November 2018: She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore
  • December 2018: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

2017 Selections 

  • January 2017: Elizabeth Bishop by Megan Marshall
  • February 2017: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • March 2017: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  • April 2017: The Idiot by Elif Batuman
  • May 2017: Out of Line by Barbara Lynch
  • June 2017: The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  • July 2017: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
  • August 2017: You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
  • September 2017: The Burning Girl by Claire Messud
  • October 2017: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • November 2017: Five-Carat Soul by James McBride
  • December 2017: Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

2016 Selections

  • December 2016: Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  • November 2016: The Mothers by Brit Bennett
  • October 2016: Mercury by Margot Livesey
  • September 2016: The Nix by Nathan Hill
  • August 2016: The Hour of Land by Terry Tempest Williams
  • July 2016: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • June 2016: LaRose by Louise Erdrich
  • May 2016: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
  • April 2016: Until We Are Free by Shirin Ebadi
  • March 2016: What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
  • February 2016: The Past by Tessa Hadley
  • January 2016: Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa

2015 Selections

  • December 2015: City on Fire by Garth Risk Halberg
  • November 2015: The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
  • October 2015: Sweet Caress by William Boyd
  • September 2015: The Visiting Privilege by Joy Williams
  • August 2015: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
  • July 2015: Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai
  • June 2015: The Green Road by Anne Enright
  • May 2015: Ordinary Light: A Memoir by Tracy K. Smith
  • April 2015: From the New World: Poems 1976-2014 by Jorie Graham
  • March 2015: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  • February 2015: Screening Room: Family Pictures by Alan Lightman
  • January 2015: Let Me Be Frank with You by Richard Ford

2014 Selections

  • December: The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  • November: Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow
  • October: The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • September: We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel by Matthew Thomas
  • August: What Is Visible: A Novel by Kimberly Elkins
  • July: The Rise & Fall of Great Powers: A Novel by Tom Rachman
  • June: All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr
  • May: Casebook: A Novel by Mona Simpson
  • April: Cambridge by Susanna Kaysen
  • March: Book of Hours: Poems by Kevin Young
  • February: Ripper: A Novel by Isabel Allende
  • January: Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel by Ishmael Beah

2013 Selections

  • December: The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • November: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • October: The Men Who United the States by Simon Winchester
  • September: MaddAddam: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
  • August: The Realm of Last Chances: A Novel by Steve Yarbrough
  • July: TransAtlantic: A Novel by Colum McCann
  • June: The Son by Philipp Meyer
  • May: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel by Anthony Marra
  • April: The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon
  • March: Red Doc> by Anne Carson
  • February: Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories by Karen Russell
  • January: Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Glück

2012 Selections

  • November: Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
  • October: Ancient Light by John Banville
  • September: Winter Journal by Paul Auster
  • August: The Collective: A Novel by Don Lee
  • July: Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
  • June: The Green Shore by Natalie Bakopoulos
  • May: Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin
  • April: The Cove: A Novel by Ron Rash
  • March: Mudwoman: A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates
  • February: The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel by Adam Johnson
  • January: The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel by Margot Livesey

2011 Selections

  • December: The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco
  • November: Blue Nights by Joan Didion
  • October: The Marriage Plot: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • September: The Submission: A Novel by Amy Waldman
  • August: The Family Fang: A Novel by Kevin Wilson
  • July: Ten Thousand Saints: A Novel by Eleanor Henderson
  • June: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • May: Caleb’s Crossing: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks
  • April: Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems by Billy Collins
  • March: Townie: A Memoir by Andre Dubus III
  • February: Ghost Light: A Novel by Joseph O'Connor
  • January: The Fates Will Find Their Way: A Novel by Hannah Pittard

2010 Selections

  • December: Luka and the Fire of Life: A Novel by Salman Rushdie
  • October: Great House: A Novel by Nicole Krauss
  • September: Freedom: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen
  • July: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
  • June: The Spot: Stories by David Means
  • May: If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This: Stories by Robin Black
  • April: Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
  • March: The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee
  • February: The Infinities by John Banville
  • January: Where the God of Love Hangs Out: Fiction by Amy Bloom

2009 Selections

  • December: Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis by Al Gore
  • November: The Year of the Flood: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
  • October: A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
  • September: Homer & Langley: A Novel by E.L. Doctorow
  • August: That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
  • July: Border Songs by Jim Lynch
  • May: Brooklyn: A Novel by Colm Toibin
  • April: Essential Pleasures: A New Anthology of Poems to Read Aloud edited by Robert Pinsky
  • March: The Book of Night Women by Marlon James
  • February: Cutting for Stone: A Novel by Abraham Verghese

2008 Selections

  • November: Sea of Poppies: A Novel by Amitav Ghosh
  • August: Man in the Dark: A Novel by Paul Auster
  • July: The Enchantress of Florence: A Novel by Salman Rushdie
  • June: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel by David Wroblewski
  • March: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • February: The Soul Thief: A Novel by Charles Baxter
  • January: Memo to the President Elect: How We Can Restore America’s Reputation and Leadership by Madeleine Albright

2007 Selections

  • December: The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z! by Roz Chast
  • November: Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
  • Introductory Title: Other Colors: Essays and a Story by Orhan Pamuk