NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “A feminist jeremiad nested inside a brilliant comic novel—a book that makes you laugh so hard you don’t notice till later that your eyebrows have been singed off.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post
Part social epic, part punk-rock thriller, writer/filmmaker Virginie Despentes’s Vernon Subutex trilogy continues the Man Booker International Prize shortlisted sprawling tale of an ex-record shop clerk’s celebrity fortunes and misfortunes.
Welcome to the desert island of Mui, where a paid vacation to paradise is nothing short of a disaster in this "mordantly witty novel that] reads like a highly literary, ultra-incisive thriller (Refinery29).
In this NPR Best Book of the Year, a mixed-race punk rock musician must face the real dangers of being Black in America in this "wise meditation on race, authenticity, and belonging" (Nylon).
"Joni Murphy’s inventive and beautiful allegory depicts a city enmeshed in climate collapse, blinded to the signs of its imminent destruction by petty hatreds and monstrous greed: that is, the world we are living in now.
A poignant and hilarious oral history of a (fictitious) musical phenomenon.
In a world of spycraft, betrayals, and reversals, a Stasi officer is unraveled by the cruel system he served and by the revelation of a decades-old secret, in this “story that John le Carré might have written for The Twilight Zone” (Washington Post).On November 9, 1989, Bernd Zeiger, a Stasi officer in the twiligh$19.95ISBN: 9781951473129Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Stark House Press - July 27th, 2020
Barry N. Malzberg's "Horseplayer Trilogy" together in one volume, including the science fictional Overlay, the rollicking A Bed of Money, originally published as by "Gerrold Watkins," and the author's personal favorite, Underlay. Three novels that represent Malzberg at his satiric best.$25.00ISBN: 9781419747212Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harry N. Abrams - August 11th, 2020$17.00ISBN: 9780525559405Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - July 14th, 2020
"Brilliant. . . . The perfect summer read." --Nylon
"[A] compulsively readable page-turner." --Cosmopolitan
An assured and savagely funny novel about three old friends as they navigate careers, husbands, an ex-fiancé, new suitors, and, most important, their relationships with one another$25.95ISBN: 9781324005032Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020
Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction
An indelible novel of teenage alienation and adult complacency in an unraveling world.$28.99ISBN: 9780062328250Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper - May 19th, 2020
In Lionel Shriver’s entertaining send-up of today’s cult of exercise—which not only encourages better health, but now like all religions also seems to promise meaning, social superiority, and eternal life—an aging husband’s sudden obsession with extreme sport makes him unbearable.
After an ignominious early retirement, Remington announces