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Canceled: Nathaniel Rudavsky-Brody on Paul Valéry

The Idea of Perfection: The Poetry and Prose of Paul Valéry; A Bilingual Edition Cover Image

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The Idea of Perfection: The Poetry and Prose of Paul Valéry; A Bilingual Edition Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374298487
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

A fresh look into the monumental work of Paul Valéry, one of the major French literary figures of the twentieth century.


CANCELED 9th Ave: Ben Ehrenreich

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Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time Cover Image

Ben Ehrenreich discusses his new book Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time.

Praise for Desert Notebooks

Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093539
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 7th, 2020

Layering climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences, this New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice presents a stunning reckoning with our current moment and with the literal and figurative end of time.


Canceled: Felicia Angeja Viator

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Praise for To Live and Defy in LA

To Live and Defy in LA: How Gangsta Rap Changed America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780674976368
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Published: Harvard University Press - February 25th, 2020

How gangsta rap shocked America, made millions, and pulled back the curtain on an urban crisis.


Canceled: Eric Goodman

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Praise for Cuppy and Stew

Cuppy and Stew: The Bombing of Flight 629, a Love Story Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781733386418
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Published: If SF Publishing - May 15th, 2020

Fiction. Memoir. In November, 1955, a young man in Denver, Colorado, hid twenty-five sticks of dynamite and a crude timer in his mother's suitcase. In what the FBI would term the first example of American air piracy, United Flight 629 blew up twelve minutes after taking off, killing everyone aboard.


CANCELED: Karolina Waclawiak

 

Life Events: A Novel Cover Image

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Praise for Life Events

"Waclawiak writes with emotional precision and explores the tragedy of existence by masterfully walking the line between suffering and hope." --Arianna Rebolini, BuzzFeed

Life Events: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374186951
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 28th, 2020

“Every page of this novel is a point of no return; once you’ve read Karolina Waclawiak's Life Events, you will never see life, death, grief, and healing the same way.”—Saeed Jones, author of How We Fight for Our Lives

One of BuzzFeed's Most Anticipated Books of 2020 and one of The Millions Most Anticipated Books of the First Half of 2020


How to Get Into the Twin Palms Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780983247180
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - August 14th, 2012

* One of the Best Books of 2012 --Salon
"Waclawiak's novel reinvents the immigration story. How to Get Into the Twin Palms movingly portrays a protagonist intent on both creating and destroying herself, on burning brightly even as she goes up in smoke." --New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice


Canceled: Laura Van Den Berg

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears: Stories Cover Image

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Praise for I Hold A Wolf By The Ears

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374102098
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 28th, 2020

"As enchanting as fairy tales, as mysterious as dreams, these exquisitely composed fictions are as urgent and original as any being written today.” —Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend, winner of the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction


The Third Hotel: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214881
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Published: Picador - August 13th, 2019

"[A] future cult classic." —The New York Times Book Review

"There’s Borges and Bolaño, Kafka and Cortázar, Modiano and Murakami, and now Laura van den Berg." —The Washington Post


Canceled: Jessica Pearce Rotondi

What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers Cover Image

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Praise for What We Inherit

What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781951213077
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 21st, 2020

"Part memoir, part investigative journalism, and completely engrossing, What We Inherit is not a book you'll be forgetting anytime soon." --Oprah Magazine


Canceled: Joanna Hershon and Phyllis Grant

St. Ivo: A Novel Cover Image Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes Cover Image

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St. Ivo: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374268145
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

"Hershon maintains a quiet terror throughout this slim, eccentric novel. . . Fiction full of complexity, devoted to reality. And in the end, a larger sense of purpose crashes down in a satisfying burst."
--Danya Kukafka, The New York Times Book Review


Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374150143
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 21st, 2020

"In epigrammatic, nearly poetic diction, Grant . . . reminds us of how transformative the junctures where food and life collide can be." --The New York Times Book Review


CANCELED: Molly Wizenberg and Esmé Weijun Wang

 

The Fixed Stars Cover Image

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Praise for The Fixed Stars

The Fixed Stars Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419742996
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 4th, 2020

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978273
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Published: Graywolf Press - February 5th, 2019

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award


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