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Virtual Event: Yamile Saied Méndez and Kate T. Parker

Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

One of BuzzFeed's Must-Read YA Books of 2020
A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library 


“An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.”
PopSugar

“This book wi


Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780761189138
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 7th, 2017

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy.


Virtual Event: Henri Cole and Forrest Gander

Join us on Friday, September 4 at 6pm PST when Henri Cole is joined by Forrest Gander to read from and discuss his latest collection of poetry, Blizzard, on Zoom!

Blizzard: Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780374114381
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 1st, 2020

Henri Cole, one of our greatest poets, explores the discordant nature of our condition on earth in Blizzard, his tenth collection.

“An artist of the greatest gifts.” —Louise Glück


Be With Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226059
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Published: New Directions - August 28th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2019 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Publishers Weekly Best Poetry Book of 2018


Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy


Virtual Event: francine j. harris


Join us on Wenesday, September 30 at 6pm PDT when francine j. harris joins us to read from her new collection, Here is the Sweet Hand on Zoom!

Here is the Sweet Hand: Poems Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374168841
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The poems in Here is the Sweet Hand explore solitude as a way of seeing. In particular, the speakers in francine j. harris’ third collection explore the mystique, and myth, of female loneliness as it relates to blackness, aging, landscape and artistic tradition.


Virtual Event: Kazim Ali, Gillian Conoley, and Brian Teare


The Voice of Sheila Chandra Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948579124
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Published: Alice James Books - October 6th, 2020

Titled for the influential singer left almost voiceless by a terrible syndrome, the poems bring sweet melodies and rhythms as the voices blend and become multitudinous. There's an honoring of not only survival, but of persistence, as this part research-based, pensive collection contemplates what it takes to move forward when the unimaginable holds you back.


A Little More Red Sun on the Human: New & Selected Poems Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643620114
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Published: Nightboat Books - October 15th, 2019

WINNER of the 39TH NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD IN POETRY

FINALIST for the 89TH CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD IN POETRY

SHORTLISTED for the 2019 GOLDEN POPPY BOOK AWARD IN POETRY


Doomstead Days Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643620022
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER of the 2020 FOUR QUARTETS PRIZE

LONGLISTED for the 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN POETRY

FINALIST for the the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

FINALIST for the KINGSLEY TUFTS POETRY AWARD


Virtual Event: Carl Phillips and Kimberly Reyes


Pale Colors in a Tall Field: Poems Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780374229054
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 3rd, 2020

A powerful, inventive collection from one of America’s most critically acclaimed poets.


Running to Stand Still Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430724
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Published: Omnidawn - October 15th, 2019

Histories, stories, lyrics, aspirations, dreams, pressures, and images are spun into a musical tale through a site of convergence: the Black female body. Swarmed by external gazes and narratives, the inhabitant of this body uses her power to turn down this cacophony of noise and compose a symphonic space for herself.


Virtual Event: Lysley Tenorio and Bruce Snider

The Son of Good Fortune: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062059574
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Published: Ecco - July 7th, 2020

A Recommended Book From:
USA Today * The Chicago Tribune * Book Riot * Refinery 29 * InStyle * 
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune * Publishers Weekly * Baltimore Outloud * Omnivoracious * Lambda Literary * Goodreads * Lit Hub * The Millions


Fruit (Wisconsin Poetry Series #1) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780299326746
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - March 10th, 2020

Bruce Snider’s third poetry collection grapples with what it means to be childless in a world obsessed with procreation. Poems move between the scientific and the biblical, effortlessly sliding from the clinical landscape of a sperm bank to Mount Moriah as Abraham prepares Isaac for sacrifice.


The UnAmericans: Stories Cover Image
$16.45
ISBN: 9780393349962
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 6th, 2014

A stunning exploration of characters shaped by the forces of history, the debut work of fiction by a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree.


Virtual Event: Carole Stivers and John Markoff

Join us on Thursday, September 3 at 6:00pm PST when Carole Stivers discusses her debut novel, The Mother Code, with John Markoff on Zoom!
Pre-order Carole's book here and receive a signed bookplate!

The Mother Code Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984806925
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Published: Berkley - August 25th, 2020

What it means to be human—and a mother—is put to the test in Carole Stivers’s debut novel set in a world that is more chilling and precarious than ever.


Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062266699
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Published: Ecco - August 16th, 2016

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society—on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health—Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us?


Virtual Event: Caroline Kim and Vanessa Hua


Join us on Monday, October 12 at 5pm PST when Caroline Kim and Vanessa Hua read from their work to celebrate Caroline's new collection, The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories, on Zoom!

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The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780822946489
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 6th, 2020

Winner of the 2020 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

Exploring what it means to be human through the Korean diaspora, Caroline Kim’s stories feature many voices.


Deceit and Other Possibilities: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640093485
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 10th, 2020

A] searing debut. --i>O, The Oprah Magazine


A River of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399178795
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 6th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In a powerful debut about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman stakes a claim to the American dream in California.


Virtual Reading: Nate Klug and Fiona Sze-Lorrain




Hosts and Guests: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780691203539
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 15th, 2020

An exciting new collection from a poet whose debut was praised by Colorado Review as "a seduction by way of small astonishments"


Rain in Plural: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780691203560
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 29th, 2020

The highly anticipated new collection from a poet whose previous book was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


Virtual Event: Greg Mania and Sam Lansky


Join us on Tuesday, September 8 at 6pm PST when Greg Mania discusses his new memoir, Born to Be Public, with Sam Lansky on Zoom

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Born to Be Public Cover Image
$26.95
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"


Broken People Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335013934
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Published: Hanover Square Press - June 9th, 2020

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parade, Library Journal, Harper's Bazaar and more

"Profound and affecting."--Chloe Benjamin


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