New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Lapvona: A Novel By Ottessa Moshfegh Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593300268
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Published: Penguin Press - June 21st, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!


Nightcrawling: A novel By Leila Mottley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318935
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

BOOKER PRIZE NOMINEE • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system—the debut of a blazingly original voice and "a soul-searching portrait of survival and hope" (Oprah Winfrey)


The Twilight World: A Novel By Werner Herzog, Michael Hofmann (Translated by) Cover Image
By Werner Herzog, Michael Hofmann (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593490266
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Published: Penguin Press - June 14th, 2022

A National Bestseller!

The great filmmaker Werner Herzog, in his first novel, tells the incredible story of Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who defended a small island in the Philippines for twenty-nine years after the end of World War II


Cult Classic: A Novel By Sloane Crosley Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374603397
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Published: MCD - June 7th, 2022

Hilariously insightful and delightfully suspenseful, Cult Classic is an original: a masterfully crafted tale of love, memory, morality, and mind control, as well as a fresh foray into the philosophy of romance.

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK of 2022 by Glamour, W, Nylon, Fortune, Lit Hub, The Millions, and more!


Happy-Go-Lucky By David Sedaris Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316392457
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 31st, 2022

David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso.

Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things.


Either/Or By Elif Batuman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525557593
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Published: Penguin Press - May 24th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

“Batuman has a gift for making the universe seem, somehow, like the benevolent and witty literary seminar you wish it were . . .This novel wins you over in a million micro-observations.” —The New York Times


My Life: Growing Up Asian in America By CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) (Editor), SuChin Pak (Introduction by) 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.


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

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A teenage girl living in 1960s China becomes Mao Zedong’s protégée and lover—and a heroine of the Cultural Revolution—in this “masterful new novel” (The Washington Post)
 


The Partition By Don Lee 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

"Don Lee is one of those masterful storytellers who is both classic and modern, who can transport you into any setting, with any character."
--The TODAY Show, recommended by author Weike Wang


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

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 BOOKER PRIZE

“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


Liarmouth: A Feel-Bad Romance: A Novel By John Waters 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 By Monica Ali Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982181475
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Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2022

“Cultural clashes, political satire, Oedipal conflicts, elegant prose—they’re all here in this romp of a book.” —Oprah Daily

A Phenomenal Book Club Pick and a New York Times Book Review Group Text Selection, Love Marriage is a glorious moving novel from Booker Prize shortlisted Monica Ali, who has “an inborn generosity that


Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong 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 By Jonathan Howland 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 By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$25.00
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 travel, 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.


The Coasts of California: A California Field Atlas By Obi Kaufmann 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 By Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, Philip Wang Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358508090
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Published: Harper - March 1st, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER