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Some stories cannot be told in just one lifetime.

Harry August is on his deathbed. Again.

No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes.

Until now.

As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. “I nearly missed you, Doctor August,” she says. “I need to send a message.”

This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “I don’t say this lightly but The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is one of the top ten books I’ve ever read.”

    James Dashner, USA Today bestselling author of The Maze Runner

  • “A subtle study of friendship, love, and the complexity of existence.”

    Guardian (London)

  • “A tremendously entertaining ride…you’re sure to enjoy the trip.”

    Sunday Star (Toronto, Canada)

  • “This wonderful novel, narrated by Harry, ranges back and forth in time as he recounts episodes from his various lives, but it’s all held together by a compelling mystery involving nothing less than the end of the world itself (a thousand years in the future). Beautifully written and structured, the book should be a big hit with SF fans…A remarkable book.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “North’s fast-paced novel…contains real heart. When Harry confronts his distant father or interacts with an old romance, we are reminded of true love’s power and timelessness.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “In an introspective tone, narrator Peter Kenny recounts the stories of August’s many lives…Kenny’s narration creates an atmosphere of intimacy with the listener. He sounds earnest without being somber and conveys August’s enthusiasm for exploring questions about the meaning of life without sounding ponderous. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”


  • Finalist for the 2015 Audie Award for Best Science Fiction Narration
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
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