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Books published by McSweeney's

McSweeney's began publishing books in 2000 and has since published works by Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers, Stephen Dixon, Michael Chabon, David Byrne, and many others. The books have been honored by the National Book Critics Circle, National Book Awards, the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, the Independent Press Awards, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and the Independent Publisher Awards. In addition to fiction, nonfiction, art, and many combinations thereof, McSweeney's imprints include McMullens, a children's imprint, and McSweeney's Poetry Series.


Lost Sloth by J. Otto Seibold


One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses
Lucy Corin

The End of Love
Marcos Giralt Torrente

There is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan
Edited by Nyuol Tong

Lost Sloth
J. Otto Seibold

Mermaid in Chelsea Creek
Michelle Tea

Dan Chelotti

Michael Ende

Best of McSweeney's: 15th Anniversary Anthology

Always Apprentices: The Believer Magazine Presents Twenty-Two Conversations Between Writers
Edited by Sheila Heti, Ross Simonini, and Vendela Vida

Pharmacist's Mate + 8
Amy Fusselman


A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers


Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty
Diane Williams

How Music Works
David Byrne

Song Reader

Hot Pink
Adam Levin

Search Sweet Country
Kojo Laing

Between Heaven and Here
Susan Straight

A Million Heavens
John Brandon

A Hologram for the King
Dave Eggers

Alessandro Baricco

More Baths Less Talking
Nick Hornby

Magic Hours
Tom Bissell

Stories 1, 2, 3, 4
Eugène Ionesco; translated by Etienne Delessert

The Night Riders
Matt Furie

Benny's Brigade
Arthur Bradford and Lisa Hanawalt

The Expeditioners
S. S. Taylor

At Home on the Range
A Cookbook Presented by Elizabeth Gilbert; Written by Margaret Yardley Potter

The Emily Dickinson Reader
Paul Legault

Fragile Acts
Allan Peterson

Love, An Index
Rebecca Lindenberg

City of Rivers
Zubair Ahmed


It Chooses You by Miranda July


A Moment in the Sun
John Sayles

It Chooses You
Miranda July

Celebration of Curious Characters
Ricky Jay

Keep Our Secrets
Jordan Crane

Symphony City
Amy Martin

We Need a Horse
Written by Sheila Heti; Paintings by Clare Rojas

Here Comes the Cat!
Frank Asch and Vladimir Vagin

The End of War
John Horgan

Eric Martin and Stephen Elliott

Of Lamb
Matthea Harvey and Amy Jean Porter

The Rector and the Rogue
W. A. Swanberg


The Instructions by Adam Levin


The Instructions
Adam Levin

I Found This Funny
Edited by Judd Apatow

Citrus County
John Brandon

The End of Major Combat Operations
Nick McDonell

Half a Life
Darin Strauss

There Are Many of Us
Spike Jonze

The Domestic Crusaders
Wajahat Ali

It Is Right to Draw Their Fur
Dave Eggers

The Clock Without a Face
Gus Twintig (aka Eli Horowitz, Mac Barnett, and Scott Teplin)

Millard Kaufman

I Live Real Close to Where You Used to Live
Edited by Lauren Hall

The Better of McSweeney's, Vol. 2, Issues 11–20

More Things Like This
The editors of McSweeney's (published by Chronicle books)

Art of McSweeney's
(published by Chronicle books)


Be A Nose! by Art Spiegelman


Dave Eggers

A Very Bad Wizard
Tamler Sommers

Fever Chart
Bill Cotter

Cold Fusion
Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey

Be A Nose!
Art Spiegelman

Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary
Justin Green

The Convalescent
Jessica Anthony

God Says No
James Hannaham

The Wild Things
Dave Eggers

Shakespeare Wrote for Money
Nick Hornby

The Polysyllabic Spree
Nick Hornby

Read Hard
Edited by Ed Park and Heidi Julavits

Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country
Edited by Jory John

Baby Plan My Wedding
Lisa Brown

Baby Get Me Some Lovin'
Lisa Brown


Arkansas by John Brandon


Maps and Legends
Michael Chabon

Where to Invade Next
Edited by Stephen Elliott

The Berliner Ensemble Thanks You All
Marcel Dzama

John Brandon

Deb Olin Unferth

All Known Metal Bands
Compiled by Dan Nelson

The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers (revised and expanded)
Edited by Vendela Vida

Curious Men
Frank Buckland


Lunatic at Large by J. Storer Clouston


Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences
Lawrence Weschler

826NYC Art Show Catalog
Many Artists

Bowl of Cherries
Millard Kaufman

Comedy by the Numbers
Eric Hoffman and Gary Rudoren

The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming
Lemony Snicket

The McSweeney's Book of Poets Picking Poets
Edited by Dominic Luxford

Dean Young

Lunatic at Large
J. Storer Clouston

Songbook CD
Nick Hornby

One Hundred and Forty Five Stories in a Small Box
Deb Olin Unferth, Sarah Manguso, and Dave Eggers


Arboretum by David Byrne


David Byrne

The Berlin Years
Marcel Dzama

End of I.
Stephen Dixon

Animals of the Ocean, in Particular the Giant Squid
Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey

The Children's Hospital
Chris Adrian

Here They Come
Yannick Murphy

What is the What
Dave Eggers

Dustin Long

Housekeeping vs. The Dirt
Nick Hornby

Voyage Along the Horizon
Javier Marías

The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
George Saunders

The Future Dictionary of America
Many People

Baby Make Me Breakfast
Lisa Brown

Baby Mix Me a Drink
Lisa Brown

Baby Do My Banking
Lisa Brown

Baby Fix My Car
Lisa Brown

The Secret Language of Sleep
Evany Thomas


The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers by Edited by Vendela Vida


Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things…, 2006, Edited by Ted Thompson with Eli Horowitz; Stories by Nick Hornby, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Safran Foer, and more; introduction by Lemony Snicket

Dear New Girl or Whatever Your Name Is
Compiled by Trinie Dalton, Eli Horowitz, and Lisa Wagner

Bicycles Locked to Poles
John Glassie

A Child Again
Robert Coover

The People of Paper
Salvador Plascencia

The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
Edited by Vendela Vida

The Facts of Winter
Paul Poissel; translated by Paul LaFarge

H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
Michel Houellebecq

How to Dress for Every Occasion
The Pope (Daniel Handler)

The Riddle of the Traveling Skull
Harry Stephen Keeler

The Better of McSweeney's, Vol. 1, Issues 1–10


Stepmother by Robert Coover


How We Are Hungry
Dave Eggers

Your Disgusting Head
Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey

Lady Into Fox
David Garnett

Robert Coover


Giraffes? Giraffes! by Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey


Rising Up and Rising Down
William T. Vollmann

Giraffes? Giraffes!
Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey

Speak, Commentary
Tom Bissell and Jeff Alexander

To Ruhleben—And Back
Geoffrey Pyke


I. by Stephen Dixon


The Middle Stories
Sheila Heti

English as She Is Spoke
Jose da Fonseca & Pedro Carolino

Stephen Dixon

Nick Hornby

You Shall Know Our Velocity
Dave Eggers


Lemon by Lawrence Krauser


This Shape We're In
Jonathan Lethem

Ben Greenman

Samuel Johnson is Indignant
Lydia Davis

Lawrence Krauser

The New Sins
David Byrne

Pharmacist's Mate
Amy Fusselman


The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature by Neal Pollack


The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature
Neal Pollack


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