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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
$17.59
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

Longlisted for the 2021 Pen America Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection Prize 
Longlisted for the 2020 Story 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" - One of BuzzFeed's "15 Books From S


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

*A Kaia Gerber Book Club Pick*

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


Virtual Event: Chuck Prophet and Stevie Simkin

What Makes the Monkey Dance: The Life And Music Of Chuck Prophet And Green On Red Cover Image
Join us on Friday, August 21 at 12pm PDT for an afternoon with musician Chuck Prophet and Stevie Simkin, author of What Makes the Monkey Dance: The Life and Music of Chuck Prophet and Green on Red on Zoom!

What Makes the Monkey Dance: The Life And Music Of Chuck Prophet And Green On Red Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781911036616
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Published: Jawbone Press - August 18th, 2020

"How do you define success? If you let somebody else define what success is, you’re a sucker.


Virtual Event: Marie Mutsuki Mockett and Ethan Nosowsky

American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland Cover Image
Join us on Tuesday, July 28 at 5pm PDT when Marie Mutsuki Mockett discusses her new book, American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland, with Ethan Nosowsky on Zoom. 

American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781644450178
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 7th, 2020

An epic story of the American wheat harvest, the politics of food, and the culture of the Great Plains


Virtual Event: Bridget Quinn and Carol Edgarian

She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next Cover Image
By Bridget Quinn, Nell Irvin Painter (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452173160
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2020

She Votes is an intersectional story of the women who won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for equality ever since.

From the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to the first woman to wear pants on the Senate floor, author Bridget Quinn shines a spotlight on the women who broke down barriers.


Vera: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501157523
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Published: Scribner - March 2nd, 2021

“An all-encompassing and enthralling historical novel, Vera parallels with the current era.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

New York Times bestselling author Carol Edgarian delivers a grand adventure set in 1906 San Francisco featuring an unforgettable heroine coming of age in the aftermath of catastrophe, and her


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