The Book of Longings in Paperback

Sue Monk Kidd’s fourth novel, The Book of Longings, was published in paperback on March 23, 2021. Released in 2020 to widespread critical and reader acclaim, it immediately landed at the top of the bestseller lists, reaching #5 on The New York Times Hardcover Fiction list, #1 on the IndieBound bestseller list, and #2 on the Associated Press bestseller List. The novel was a Book-of-the-Month Selection, Heather’s Pick (Indigo Books) in Canada, and Australian Women’s Day Great Read Pick. It has been translated into 17 languages thus far.

A virtual book tour promoting the paperback release starts March 24. A full list of events can be found at