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Late Fame Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781681370842
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Published: New York Review of Books - August 8th, 2017

A hilarious takedown of celebrity and false genius, never before available in the US.

An NYRB Classics Original


Slipsliding by the Bay Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631522253
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Published: She Writes Press - July 18th, 2017

Perched on the edge of San Francisco, Lakeside College is experiencing an identity crisis. John Gudewill is recruited as president to save the college from possible closure--but he is flummoxed at every turn. The faculty, led by secretive English professor Eliot Blanc, is determined to unionize. The alumni want Lakeside to return to its former status as a women-only college.


The Trick Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501155826
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Published: Atria Books - September 19th, 2017

A deeply moving, humorous story of a boy who believes in everything and an old man who believes in nothing.


The Asylum of Dr. Caligari Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616962654
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Published: Tachyon Publications - June 20th, 2017

If you think today's profiteers are diabolical, blink again.


I Wish You Happy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781477848869
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - July 1st, 2017

Told with warmth and wit, I Wish You Happy explores the sometimes-dark complexity of relationships, the transformative power of friendship--and the magic of hope.


Eastman Was Here Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101981504
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Published: Viking - August 22nd, 2017

"Absorbing...Eastman is a riveting...presence who demands to be loved and remembered." --The Boston Globe

An ambitious new novel set in the literary world of 1970s New York, following a washed-up writer in an errant quest to pick up the pieces of his life.


Class Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781612195933
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 30th, 2017

"Plainly the work of a forceful and ambitious writer... (Class) is like little else I've read in recent years." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The breakout novel by Francesco Pacifico, one of Italy's most acclaimed writers, hailed by Dana Spiotta as "brilliantly funny and weirdly subversive"


An Idiot in Marriage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510704343
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 4th, 2017

Kieran McCall's youth was a series of misguided attempts at love--a succession of sexual failures that always ended in disaster but somehow led to something worthwhile. As an adult, his failures looked like they were behind him. He married the love of his life and they had a child together, but chaos was never far away.


Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom: A Novel of Retropolis Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780765383297
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Published: Tor Books - June 13th, 2017

ROCKETS. ROBOTS. DEATH RAYS. MAD SCIENCE. THE FUTURE THAT NEVER WAS IS BACK.


The Minor Outsider Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780992918279
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Published: One / Pushkin - June 27th, 2017

Ed and Taylor, both aspiring young writers, fall in love during a summer of aimless drinking and partying in their university town of Missoula, Montana. Lonely and looking for love, they connect despite their profound differences: Ed is brooding, ambitious and self-destructive, living in denial of a mysterious tumour spreading from his limbs to his brain.


Jonathan Unleashed Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101980927
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Published: Penguin Books - June 6th, 2017

" A] comic masterpiece." --People magazine's "Book of the Week"

"A charming comedy on love, friendship, and the surprising influence of man's best friend." --Harper's Bazaar


Love the Wine You're with Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250066749
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 13th, 2017

Three best friends decide to open a wine bar in Echo Park LA, where they encounter the trials and tribulations of dating, love, and life in Kim Gruenenfelder's Love the Wine You're With.


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