Current Fiction

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FORTUNE MEN

Written by Mohamed, Nadifa
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE Based on a true event, an intimate and harrowing novel about the last man in Britain to be sentenced to death. In Cardiff, Wales in 1952, Mahmood Matton, a young Somali sailor, is accused of a crime he did not commit: the brutal killing of Lily Volpert, a shopkeeper from Tiger Bay.
March 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 336 Pages |
$27.00
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BROOKLYN SUPREME

Written by Reuland, Robert
A hard-edged literary thriller about a racially charged police shooting, by one of "crime fiction's most gifted writers" (George Pelecanos) No one knows better than Will Way that it's not so easy to get out of Brooklyn. Seeking escape, Will finds possible upward mobility in a relationship with Regine Pomeroy, the daughter of Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Henry K. Pomeroy.
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Overlook Press | 368 Pages |
$27.00
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ALL OF YOU EVERY SINGLE ONE

Written by Hitchman, Beatrice
From an acclaimed and powerful talent in historical fiction, a literary historical novel set in a bohemian enclave of Vienna about love, freedom, and what constitutes a family Set in Vienna from 1910 to 1946, All of You Every Single One is an atmospheric, original, and deeply moving novel about family, freedom, and how true love might survive impossible odds.
January 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Overlook Press | 320 Pages |
$26.00
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MAD WOMEN'S BALL

Written by Mas, Victoria
Soon to be a major film from Amazon Studios, the prizewinning French bestseller "In this darkly delightful Gothic treasure, Mas explores grief, trauma, and sisterhood behind the walls of Paris's infamous Salpêtrière hospital." --Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train
September 7, 2021 | Hardcover | Overlook Press | 224 Pages |
$25.00
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PRODIGAL CHILD

Written by Némirovsky, Irène
Set in what was then contemporary Russia at the turn of the century, in a large port town on the Black Sea, The Prodigal Child is a story of a boy with a gift for composing poetry and songs--his inspiration drawn from within--who attracts the attention of a Princess.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Kales Press | 80 Pages |
$17.95
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CHASING HOMER

Written by Krasznahorkai, László
In this thrilling chase narrative, a hunted being escapes certain death at breakneck speed--careening through Europe, heading blindly South.
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 96 Pages |
$19.95
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WHAT STORM, WHAT THUNDER

Written by Chancy, Myriam J a
At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. Award-winning author Myriam J. A.
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Tin House Books |
$27.95
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ON GIRLHOOD: 15 STORIES FROM THE WELL-READ BLACK GIRL LIBRARY

"When you look over your own library, who do you see?"
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 224 Pages |
$23.95
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NEW YORK, MY VILLAGE

Written by Akpan, Uwem
From a suspiciously cheap Hell's Kitchen walk-up, Nigerian editor and winner of a Toni Morrison Publishing Fellowship Ekong Udousoro is about to begin the opportunity of a lifetime: to learn the ins and outs of the publishing industry from its incandescent epicenter.
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$27.95
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READ UNTIL YOU UNDERSTAND: THE PROFOUND WISDOM OF BLACK LIFE AND LITERATURE

Written by Griffin, Farah Jasmine
Farah Jasmine Griffin has taken to her heart the phrase read until you understand, a line her father, who died when she was nine, wrote in a note to her. She has made it central to this book about love of the majestic power of words and love of the magnificence of Black life.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$26.95

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