Noah's Staff Picks

Kintu Cover Image
By Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Aaron Bady (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945492013
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Published: Transit Books - May 16th, 2017

Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017

Longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Debut African Fiction

Winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize

"A soaring and sublime epic. One of those great stories that was just waiting to be told."--Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings


A General Theory of Oblivion Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671312
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Published: Archipelago Books - December 15th, 2015

As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers.


This Land: An American Portrait Cover Image
By Jack Spencer, Jon Meacham (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781477311899
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Published: University of Texas Press - April 27th, 2017

Jarred by the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out in 2003 "in hopes of making a few 'sketches' of America in order to gain some clarity on what it meant to be living in this nation at this moment in time." Across thirteen years, forty-eight states, and eighty thousand miles of driving, Spencer created a vast, encompassing portrait of the American landscape that is both contemporary


My Heart Hemmed in Cover Image
By Marie Ndiaye, Jordan Stump (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781931883627
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Published: Two Lines Press - July 11th, 2017

Marie NDiaye has long been celebrated for her unrivaled ability to make us see just how little we understand about ourselves. My Heart Hemmed In is her most powerful statement on the hidden selves that we rarely glimpse--and are often shocked by.