New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

My Life: Growing Up Asian in America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982195359
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Published: MTV Books - May 17th, 2022

A collection of thirty heartfelt, witty, and hopeful thought pieces on the experience of growing up Asian American, for fans of Minor Feelings.

There are 23 million people, representing more than twenty countries, each with unique languages, histories, and cultures, clumped under one banner: Asian American.


You Have a Friend in 10A: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525656999
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Published: Knopf - May 17th, 2022

From the Booker Prize nominee and New York Times best-selling author of Great Circle, a piercing, irresistible first collection of short stories exquisite in their craft and audacious in their range


Forbidden City: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399178818
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 10th, 2022

A teenage girl living in 1960s China becomes Mao Zedong’s protégée and lover—and a heroine of the Cultural Revolution—in this “grand, cinematic, and captivating novel” (Cathy Park Hong, author of Minor Feelings)
 


Paradais Cover Image
By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811231329
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Published: New Directions - May 10th, 2022

Author of the acclaimed novel Hurricane Season, Fernanda Melchor leads us into a different kind of hell: paradise


Our Unfinished March: The Violent Past and Imperiled Future of the Vote-A History, a Crisis, a Plan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593445747
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Published: One World - May 10th, 2022

A brutal, bloody, and at times hopeful history of the vote; a primer on the opponents fighting to take it away; and a playbook for how we can save our democracy before it’s too late—from the former U.S. Attorney General on the front lines of this fight


The Partition Cover Image
By Don Lee
$27.95
ISBN: 9781636140315
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Published: Akashic Books - May 10th, 2022

A thrilling new story collection from acclaimed writer Don Lee exploring Asian American identity, spanning decades and continents


Trust Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593420317
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 3rd, 2022

“Buzzy and enthralling …A glorious novel about empires and erasures, husbands and wives, staggering fortunes and unspeakable misery…Fun as hell to read.” Oprah Daily

"A genre-bending, time-skipping story about New York City’s elite in the roaring ’20s and Great Depression."Vanity Fair


Liarmouth: A Feel-Bad Romance: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374185725
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 3rd, 2022

A hilariously filthy tale of sex, crime, and family dysfunction from the brilliantly twisted mind of John Waters, the legendary filmmaker and bestselling author of Mr. Know-It-All.


Love Marriage: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982181475
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Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2022

Set in London now, Love Marriage marks the magnificent return of Monica Ali, the Booker Prize shortlisted, “splendid, daring, brilliant, refreshing” novelist (The New Republic) “with an inborn generosity that cannot be learned” (The New York Times Book Review).

Yasmin Ghorami is twenty-six, in training to be a doctor (like her Indian-born


Time Is a Mother Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593300237
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Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The highly anticipated collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean Vuong


How else do we return to ourselves but to fold
The page so it points to the good part
 


Native Air Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781950584901
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Published: Green Writers Press - April 21st, 2022

In a debut novel from Green Writers Press by Jonathan Howland, the austere beauty and high exposure of mountain adventure provide the context and the measure for what it means to be alive for climbing partners Joe Holland and Pete Hunter—until one of them isn’t.  When the book opens, it’s the mid-80s. Joe Holland, the novel’s narrator, is a climber and a seeker, b


Sea of Tranquility: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.
 


A Brief History of Equality Cover Image
By Thomas Piketty, Steven Rendall (Translator)
$27.95
ISBN: 9780674273559
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Published: Belknap Press - April 19th, 2022

The world's leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding. A perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his monumental earlier books.


The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063070875
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 19th, 2022

New York Times bestseller!


The Coasts of California Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781597145510
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Published: Heyday Books - April 19th, 2022

An epic, gloriously illustrated journey up and down California's shoreline


Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358508090
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Published: Harper - March 1st, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER