Bruce Machart

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24

A debut collection of short stories from the author of last year's well-received novel "The Wake of Forgiveness."

Midnight Lantern

New and Selected Poems

Tess Gallagher

Graywolf, $28

Poems containing hard-won truths and including new poems written in the west of Ireland.

Nanjing Requiem

A Novel

Ha Jin

Pantheon, $26.95

Ha Jin re-creates the terror and deprivations brought about by Japanese soldiers during the infamous Rape of Nanjing in 1937.

The Outlaw Album

Stories

Daniel Woodrell

Little, Brown, $24.99

In a first collection of short fiction from the author of the novel "Winter's Bone," Woodrell explores the lives of people on the fringes of society.

Out of Oz

A Novel