2013-14 Inprint Titles Available Now!

Article by Danielle

Inprint’s Margarett Root Brown reading series has been a Houston literary tradition for years now, and each time the upcoming season’s speakers are announced, our customers respond with boundless enthusiasm. This year’s lineup is one of the best yet! Several of the authors who will be speaking have new books out now, and we can’t think of a better way to prepare yourself for the Fall than by reading a few of them now! -Danielle

And the Mountains Echoed Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594631764
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2013

One of the most hotly anticipated books of the year that we can hardly keep on the shelves, Hosseini’s latest is another engrossing page-turner about life and love in 20th-century Afghanistan.

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Americanah Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307271082
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 14th, 2013

A woman leaves her first love in her native Nigeria in favor of a new life in the United States, which does not come nearly as easily to her as she’d hoped. A brilliant and complex look at race and identity politics that takes place across three continents.

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ISBN: 9781400069590
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Random House - June 4th, 2013

A sweeping tale that crosses both time and oceans to illuminate modern Irish identity, both in the motherland and abroad. McCann follows two ambitious aviators who plan to fly across the Atlantic, Frederick Douglass as he preaches the abolitionist cause to an Ireland decimated by the potato famine, and an American senator charged with brokering Ireland’s peace talks during the Troubles.

Tenth of December: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812993806
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House - January 8th, 2013

A side-splitting, frightening and profound look at contemporary American culture that was being hailed as the book of the year mere months into 2013! Saunders’s short stories illuminate hard truths about who we are, but are unapologetically laced with laughs to help the medicine go down.

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ISBN: 9781400067688
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Published: Random House - March 26th, 2013

Two brothers haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children escape their small Maine hometown as soon as they can for the bright lights of NYC. Their sister calls them home many years later when another family emergency strikes. A deftly told, beautifully written family saga.

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594487293
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

A poor boy in an unnamed South Asian country attempts to hit it rich and find love in his rapidly developing city. This innovative novel is written in the form of one of the self-help books that are wildly popular among Pakistani entrepreneurs today, but the form never overpowers the magic of Hamid’s story.

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ISBN: 9780307960580
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 5th, 2013

Although this poetic journey isn’t precisely a sequel to Carson’s most famous work, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED, it does follow the main characters of that book into the 21st century and can be considered a companion volume to it. Carson weaves themes and characters from ancient mythology with deep concern for the future of our planet and our species.

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