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The Argonauts Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781555977351
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family


The Pharmacist's Mate/8 Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781938073236
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Published: McSweeney's - February 12th, 2013

Amy Fusselman's first two books, The Pharmacist's Mate and 8, weave surprising beauty out of diverse strands of personal reflection.


In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems, 1987-2011 Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780819575647
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Published: Wesleyan - April 8th, 2015

Runner-up for the William Carlos Williams Award (2015)


War of the Foxes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594779
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 28th, 2015

This may be the most anticipated poetry book of the last decade...expect it to haunt you. NPR.org


The Wallcreeper Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780989760713
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Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - October 1st, 2014

Fiction. "Who is Nell Zink? She claims to be an expatriate living in northeast Germany. Maybe she is; maybe she isn't. I don't know. I do know that this first novel arrives with a voice that is fully formed: mature, hilarious, terrifyingly intelligent, and wicked. The novel is about a bird-loving American couple that moves to Europe and becomes, basically, eco-terrorists.


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The Dig Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566893930
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 7th, 2015

"Jones's sense of place is acute, and his passion for the landscape--for its colors, its creatures, its textures, its scents--is absolutely magnetic."--Sarah Waters

"A dark, tense, and vital short novel. . . . Profound, powerful, and utterly absorbing."--The Guardian