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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525510895
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 7th, 2020

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


Vernon Subutex 2: A Novel Cover Image
By Virginie Despentes, Frank Wynne (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374283254
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Published: FSG Originals - July 7th, 2020

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.


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The Disaster Tourist Cover Image
By Yun Ko-Eun, Lizzie Buehler (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640094161
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - August 4th, 2020

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).


Black Card Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220199
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Published: Catapult - August 11th, 2020

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).


Talking Animals: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374538743
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Published: FSG Originals - August 4th, 2020

"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.


Adrianne Geffel: A Fiction Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393634228
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 22nd, 2020

A poignant and hilarious oral history of a (fictitious) musical phenomenon.


The Standardization of Demoralization Procedures Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316426459
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 11th, 2020

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


Overlay / A Bed of Money / Underlay Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781951473129
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Published: 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.


This Little Light: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419747212
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 11th, 2020

How Could She: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559405
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Published: 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


A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: 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.


The Motion of the Body Through Space: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062328250
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Published: 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


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