The Overstory makes Booklist’s Hot List of heavily anticipated books for the spring (October 1, 2017).

(link to p. 7 of Booklist, October 1, 2107, where it appears)

Screenshots of the American and British advance reader copy covers of Powers’s upcoming novel The Overstory.


Richard Powers’s new novel, The Overstory, published by Norton, is due in bookstores April 3, 2018, and from William Heinemann in UK April 12.

Richard Powers is, to my mind, one of the greatest living American novelists. He is certainly one of the most formidable, rewarding authors I have ever read. This new novel is endlessly fascinating, extraordinary and utterly unforgettable.”  (Jason Arthur, publisher)

A monumental novel about reimagining our place in the living world, by one of our most “prodigiously talented”(New York Times Book Review) novelists.

In an Op-Ed piece for the New York Times (June 16, 2017),  Richard Powers addresses the Trump administration’s efforts to delist national monuments in “Keep America Wild.”

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