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Getting Lost By Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781644212196
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Published: Seven Stories Press - October 4th, 2022

WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

The diary of one of France’s most important, award-winning writers during the year she had a passionate and secret love affair with a Russian diplomat.


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A Ghost in the Throat By Doireann Ní Ghríofa Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771964111
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Published: Biblioasis - June 1st, 2021

An Post Irish Book Awards Nonfiction Book of the Year - A Guardian Best Book of 2020 - Shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize - Longlisted for the 2021 Republic of Consciousness Prize


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Acts of Service: A Novel By Lillian Fishman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593243763
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Published: Hogarth - May 3rd, 2022

A “bold and unflinchingly sexy” (Vogue) debut novel about a young woman who follows her desires into a world of pleasure, decadence, and privilege, unraveling everything she thought she knew about sex . . . and herself.
 


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Catch the Rabbit By Lana Bastasic Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632062895
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Published: Restless Books - June 1st, 2021

Winner of the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature, Lana Bastasic's powerful debut novel Catch the Rabbit is an emotionally rich excavation of the complicated friendship between two women in a fractured, post-war Bosnia as they venture into the treacherous terrain of the Balkan wonderlands and their own history.


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Life Sciences By Joy Sorman, Lara Vergnaud (Translator), Catherine Lacey (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Joy Sorman, Lara Vergnaud (Translator), Catherine Lacey (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632062956
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Published: Restless Books - October 12th, 2021

"Joy Sorman's Life Sciences takes an overtly political premise--the medical establishment's inability or perhaps refusal to take seriously the physical struggles of women--and transforms it into a surreal and knife-deep work of fiction that asks: What pain can we abide, and what pain must we fight back against, even if the fight hurts more than the disease itself?" --Lena Dunha


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Bilbao-New York-Bilbao By Kirmen Uribe, Elizabeth Macklin (Translator) Cover Image
By Kirmen Uribe, Elizabeth Macklin (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781566896498
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Published: Coffee House Press - October 4th, 2022

On a transatlantic flight between Bilbao and New York City, a fictional version of Kirmen Uribe recalls three generations of family history--the inspiration for the novel he wants to write--and ponders how the sea has shaped their stories.


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Slug and Other Stories By Megan Milks Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781952177842
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Published: Feminist Press - November 9th, 2021

"Carefully considered, successful instances of experimental fiction" disrupt gender, genre, and identity in this deranged, otherworldly collection (Literary Hub).


Bonsai: A Novel By Alejandro Zambra, Megan McDowell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Alejandro Zambra, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143136507
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Published: Penguin Books - August 2nd, 2022

“Sublime . . . true and beautiful and moving.” —The New York Times Book Review

The landmark first novel of one of the greatest living Latin American writersnow in a sparkling new translation by his longtime collaborator


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Fight Night By Miriam Toews Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635578171
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 5th, 2021

"Move over, Scout Finch! There’s a new contender for feistiest girl in fiction, and her name is Swiv." -USA Today, "Best Books of the Year"

"Toews is a master of dialogue." -New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice

"A revelation." -Richard Russo


Afterparties: Stories By Anthony Veasna So Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063049895
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Published: Ecco - June 7th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK 

WINNER OF THE FERRO-GRUMLEY AWARD FOR LGBTQ FICTION


The Trees: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450642
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 21st, 2021

Shortlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize
Winner of the 2022 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
Finalist for the 2022 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award
Longlisted for the 2022 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction


An uncanny literary thriller addressing the painful legacy of lynching in the US, by the author of Telephone


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Sphinx By Anne Garréta, Emma Ramadan (Translator), Daniel Levin Becker (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Anne Garréta, Emma Ramadan (Translator), Daniel Levin Becker (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941920091
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - April 21st, 2015

Nominated for the 2016 PEN Translation Prize
One of Flavorwire's Top 50 Independent Books of 2015
One of Entropy Magazine's Best Fiction Books of 2015
One of Bookriot's 100 Must-Read Books Translated From French


The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida By Shehan Karunatilaka Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324064824
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

An Instant National Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of the Year
One of the Washington Post's Notable Novels of 2022

Winner of the 2022 Booker Prize, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida is a searing satire set amid the mayhem of the Sri Lankan civil war.


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Greenland: A Novel By David Santos Donaldson Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063159556
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Published: Amistad - June 7th, 2022

Longlisted for the 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 


Brickmakers: A Novel By Selva Almada Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450697
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 2nd, 2021

A piercing and passionate novel, set in rural Argentina, about violence and masculinity


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Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century By Kim Fu Cover Image
By Kim Fu
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142995
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Published: Tin House Books - February 1st, 2022

A TIME, NPR, Book Riot, and Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2022

2022 Scotia Giller Prize Finalist

2023 Pacific Northwest Book Award Finalist

A BuzzFeed, WIRED, LitHub, ALTA, and PureWow Best Book of Winter