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Some of our favorite recent Novels and Short Story Collections!

Lizard Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124395
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Published: Grove Press - September 18th, 2018

"Yoshimoto's elegant, fey touch with such weighty themes as despair and fate, and] her urban images distilled and shimmering as haiku . . . continue to make her a welcome and uniquely assured voice." --Paper magazine


Everything Under: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978266
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 23rd, 2018

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

An eerie, watery reimagining of the Oedipus myth set on the canals of Oxford, from the author of Fen


In the Distance Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894883
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Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017

Finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West.


The Lonesome Bodybuilder: Stories Cover Image
By Yukiko Motoya, Asa Yoneda (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766788
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Published: Soft Skull Press - November 6th, 2018

Winner of the Akutagawa Prize and the Kenzaburo Oe Prize
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


The Seas Cover Image
By Samantha Hunt, Maggie Nelson (Introduction by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941040959
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Published: Tin House Books - July 10th, 2018

Moored in a coastal fishing town so far north that the highways only run south, the unnamed narrator of The Seas is a misfit. She's often the subject of cruel local gossip. Her father, a sailor, walked into the ocean eleven years earlier and never returned, leaving his wife and daughter to keep a forlorn vigil.


Crudo Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780393652727
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 11th, 2018

"She had no idea what to do with love, she experienced it as invasion, as the prelude to loss and pain, she really didn't have a clue."


There There: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520375
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Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

ONE OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARTHE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

WINNER OF THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


Flights Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525534198
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 14th, 2018

2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, THE WASHINGTON POST, BOSTON GLOBE, LITHUB AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION


An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524743444
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Published: Dutton - September 25th, 2018

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Sparkling with mystery, humor and the uncanny, this is a fun read. But beneath its effervescent tone, more complex themes are at play.” —San Francisco Chronicle


Evening in Paradise: More Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279486
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 6th, 2018

"Berlin probably deserved a Pulitzer Prize." —Dwight Garner, The New York Times


The Mars Room: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476756554
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Published: Scribner - May 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TIME’S #1 FICTION TITLE OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018

FINALIST for the MAN BOOKER PRIZE and the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

LONGLISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL

“Gritty, empathetic, finely rendered, no sugary toppings, and a lot of punches, none of


The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018


Melmoth: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062856395
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Published: Custom House - October 16th, 2018

“Masterful…scary and smart, working as a horror story but also a philosophical inquiry into the nature of will and love. Perry did as much in her richly praised novel The Essex Serpent, but this is a deeper, more complex novel and more rewarding.” —Washington Post


Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525521174
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Published: Knopf - September 18th, 2018

From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling.


The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) Cover Image
By Jay Rubin (Translated by), Haruki Murakami (Introduction by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780141395623
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 11th, 2018

A major new collection of Japanese short stories, many appearing in English for the first time, with an introduction by Haruki Murakami, author of Killing Commendatore

A Penguin Classics Hardcover