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Virtual Event: Curtis Sittenfeld


Join us on Tuesday, June 15 at 6pm PT when Curtis Sittenfeld joins us to celebrate the paperback release of her novel, Rodham, on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9780399590931
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever.
 
“A deviously clever what if.”—O: The Oprah Magazine
“Immersive, escapist.”—Good Morning America


Virtual Event: Paul Mendez


Join us on Saturday, June 12 at 12pm PT when Paul Mendez joins us to discuss his debut novel, Rainbow Milk, on Zoom!

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780385547062
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Published: Doubleday - June 8th, 2021

"The kind of novel you never knew you were waiting for." --Marlon James

An essential and revelatory coming-of-age narrative from a thrilling new voice, Rainbow Milk follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah's Witness upbringing.


Virtual Event: Chenxing Han and Breeshia Wade

 

Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781623175238
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 26th, 2021

A must-read for modern sanghas--Asian American Buddhists in their own words, on their own terms.

Despite the fact that two thirds of U.S. Buddhists identify as Asian American, mainstream perceptions about what it means to be Buddhist in America often whitewash and invisibilize the diverse, inclusive, and intersectional communities that lie at the heart of American Buddhism.


Grieving While Black: An Antiracist Take on Oppression and Sorrow Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781623175511
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Published: North Atlantic Books - March 2nd, 2021

An exploration of grief and racial trauma through the eyes of a Black end-of-life caregiver.


Virtual Event: Chaney Kwak and Daniel Handler


Join us on Tuesday, June 8 at 6pm PT when Chaney Kwak is joined by Daniel Handler for the launch of his book, The Passenger: How a Travel Writer Learned to Love Cruises & Other Lies from a Sinking Ship on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9781567926972
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 8th, 2021

Aboard a sinking cruise ship, a journalist faces death and reconsiders life. "If you're looking for a great read, look no further than The Passenger."--San Francisco Examiner.


Bottle Grove: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632864277
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 27th, 2019

A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.


Virtual Event: Linda Rui Feng and Meng Jin with The Ruby

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Swimming Back to Trout River: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982129392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 11th, 2021

A lyrical novel set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution that follows a father’s quest to reunite his family before his precocious daughter’s momentous birthday, which Garth Greenwell calls “one of the most beautiful debuts I’ve read in years.”

“A beautifully written, poignant exploration of family, art, culture, immigrati


Little Gods: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062935960
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Published: Custom House - January 12th, 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/OPEN BOOK AWARD

“Compellingly complex…Expands the future of the immigrant novel even as it holds us in uneasy thrall to the past.” – Gish Jen, New York Times Book Review


Virtual Event: M. Leona Godin and Maggie Nelson


Join us on Friday, June 4 at 6pm PT when M. Leona Godin joins us to discuss her book, There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness, with Maggie Nelson on Zoom!

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781524748715
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2021

From Homer to Helen Keller, from Dune to Stevie Wonder, from the invention of braille to the science of echolocation, M. Leona Godin explores the fascinating history of blindness, interweaving it with her own story of gradually losing her sight.
 


Virtual Event: Grace Perry and Greg Mania


Join us on Thursday, June 3 at 6pm PT when Grace Perry is joined by Greg Mania to discuss her book, The 2000s Made Me Gay: Essays on Pop Culture, on Zoom!

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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

From The Onion and Reductress contributor, this collection of essays is a hilarious nostalgic trip through beloved 2000s media, interweaving cultural criticism and personal narrative to examine how a very straight decade forged a very queer woman

"Honest, funny, smart, and illuminating.” —Anna Drezen, co-head writer of SNL


Born to Be Public Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781944866693
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Published: Clash Books - August 25th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of 2020 - An O, The Oprah Magazine Best LGBTQ Book of 2020 - An Electric Literature Favorite Nonfiction Book of 2020 - A Largehearted Boy Favorite Nonfiction Book of 2020 - A 2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Best Humor - One of Lambda Literary's "Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books of August 2020" - One of BuzzFeed's "15 Books From S


Virtual Event: Waterlog U.S. Publication Celebration


Join us on Tuesday, May 25 at 6pm PT for the U.S. publication of Roger Deakin's classic, Waterlog: A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain, 
with Craig Popelars, Bonnie Tsui, and Pete Mulvihill on Zoom!

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By Roger Deakin, Bonnie Tsui (Introduction by), Robert Macfarlane (Afterword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781951142858
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Published: Tin House Books - May 25th, 2021

“Like swimming through Alice’s Wonderland.” —Lynne Cox

A swimming journey would give me access to that part of our world which, like darkness, mist, woods or high mountains, still retains most mystery. It would afford me a different perspective on the rest of land-locked humanity.


Virtual Event: Gary Kamiya, John Law, Kimberly Reyes, Alia Volz


In partnership with Litquake
Join us on Wednesday, April 26 at 5pm PT when we're joined by writers Gary Kamiya, John Law, Kimberly Reyes, and Alia Volz for the launch of the new anthology

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The End of the Golden Gate: Writers on Loving and (Sometimes) Leaving San Francisco Cover Image
By Gary Kamiya (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781797210285
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Published: Chronicle Prism - May 25th, 2021

Capturing an ever-changing San Francisco, 25 acclaimed writers tell their stories of living in one of the most mesmerizing cities in the world.


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