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Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) By Min Jin Lee Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

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The Chelsea Girls: A Novel By Fiona Davis Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524744601
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Published: Dutton - December 8th, 2020

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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

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People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present By Dara Horn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393531565
Availability: OUT OF PRINT - Not Available for Order
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

A searing analysis of antisemitism, including the radical argument that veneration of drastic history adds to the dehumanization rather than addressing it. Horn's book is also darkly funny amidst the rage. I can't stop thinking about this book.


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Companion Piece: A Novel By Ali Smith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593316375
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Published: Pantheon - May 3rd, 2022

Deeply fascinating and frighteningly timely, a new Smith novel set in a post-pandemic world that's ill in more ways than just the virus. When you're ready, give this a read.


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Ghost Music By An Yu Cover Image
By An Yu
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802159625
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Published: Grove Press - January 10th, 2023

A tale of art, grief, survival, and strangeness (in the best of ways) as an unexpected gift of mushrooms sets Song Tan's previously empty life into something other!


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We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039976
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006

If you only know Jackson from The Lottery, please read this one. You will never forget the Blackwood Sisters. Deliciously creepy, claustrophobic, and wonderful.