2023 Book Releases

2023 Book Releases


We like to keep up with our SVWC family to see what they are publishing—below are the latest book releases for 2023. Be sure to add these to your reading list, and check back periodically as we keep this blog post updated with new releases.

If you would like to support independent bookstores, we recommend shopping at your local bookstore or visiting Bookshop.org. They connect readers with independent bookstores all over the world! Check out our 2023 Conference Reading List while you’re there.


January 10 – Stephen Markley (SVWC 2015 Fellow)
The Deluge

February 7 – Salman Rushdie (SVWC 2016)
Victory City: A Novel

February 21 – Rebecca Makkai (SVWC 2020 Community Speaker Series)
I Have Some Questions for You

April 4 – Timothy Egan (SVWC 2008)
A Fever in the Heartland

April 11 – Curtis Sittenfeld (SVWC 2023)
Romantic Comedy

April 25 – Simon Winchester (SVWC 2018)
Knowing What We Know

May 2 – Abraham Verghese (SVWC 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2009)
The Covenant of Water

May 2 – Dave Barry (SVWC 2023)
Swamp Story: A Novel

May 16 – Evan Thomas (SVWC 2017)
Road to Surrender: Three Men and the Countdown to the End of World War II

May 23 – Elliot Ackerman (SVWC 2021)
Halcyon: A Novel

June 6 – Isabel Allende (SVWC 2021)
The Wind Knows My Name

June 6 – John Valliant
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World

July 17 – Colson Whitehead (SVWC 2017)
Crook Manifesto

August 1 – Brando Skyhorse (SVWC 2019)
My Name Is Iris

August 8 – Helen Macdonald & Sin Blaché (SVWC 2017)

August 8 – James McBride (SVWC 2015)
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

September 5 – Stephen King (SVWC 1997)

September 12 – Walter Isaacson (SVWC 2012)
Elon Musk

September 12 – Lauren Groff (SVWC 2022, SVWC 2017)
The Vaster Wilds


If you are an SVWC alum and we somehow missed your book release, please email us at [email protected] and we will get you added to the list!

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