David Joy

David Joy will sign and discuss The Line That Held Us (Putnam; $27).

David Joy is the author of The Weight of This World and Where All Light Tends to Go, an Edgar finalist for Best First Novel. His stories and creative nonfiction have appeared in a number of publications, and he is the author of the memoir Growing Gills: A Fly Fisherman's Journey. Joy lives in Sylva, North Carolina.

Our in-store talk/readings are free. However, if you want to get anything signed, the author's newest book must be purchased from Murder By The Book. Our signing policies can be found here

Event date: 

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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The Line That Held Us Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399574221
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again.


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$16.00
ISBN: 9780399574245
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 5th, 2018

Critically acclaimed author David Joy, whose debut Where All Light Tends to Go was hailed as "a savagely moving novel that will likely become an important addition to the great body of southern literature" (The Huffington Post), returns to the mountains of North Carolina with a powerful story about the inescapable weight of the past.


Where All Light Tends to Go Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425279793
Availability: Backordered
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 2nd, 2016

A Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel

“Remarkable . . . This isn’t your ordinary coming-of-age novel, but with his bone-cutting insights into these men and the region that bred them, Joy makes it an extraordinarily intimate experience.”—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review