Literature

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GROVE: A FIELD NOVEL

Written by Kinsky, Esther
An unnamed narrator, recently bereaved, travels to a small village southeast of Rome. It is winter, and from her temporary residence on a hill between village and cemetery, she embarks on walks and outings, exploring the banal and the sublime with equal dedication and intensity. Seeing, describing, naming the world around her is her way of redefining her place within it.
July 21, 2020 | Paperback | Transit Books | 287 Pages |
$16.95
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TREE AND THE VINE

Written by de Jong, Dola
When Bea meets Erica at the home of a mutual friend, this chance encounter sets the stage for the story of two women torn between desire and taboo in the years leading up to the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam. Erica, a reckless young journalist, pursues passionate but abusive affairs with different women.
May 19, 2020 | Paperback | Transit Books | 150 Pages |
$15.95
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NINE BAR BLUES

Written by Thomas, Sheree Renée
The stories collected in Nine Bar Blues weave emotion, spirit, and music, captivating readers with newfound alchemy and the murmurs of dark gods. Rooted in rhythm, threaded with magic, these tales encompass worlds that begin in river bottoms, pass through spectral gates, and end in distant uncharted worlds.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | Third Man Books | 204 Pages |
$16.95
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OTHER NAME: SEPTOLOGY I-II

Written by Fosse, Jon
"Fosse's fusing of the commonplace and the existential, together with his dramatic forays into the past, make for a relentlessly consuming work: already Septology feels momentous."--The Guardian"Fosse's portrait of intersecting lives is that rare metaphysical novel that readers will find compulsively readable."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Transit Books | 340 Pages |
$17.95
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BIRDS

Written by Benton, William
As Ronald Johnson wrote, William Benton's witty and inventive Birds single-handedly resurrected the Concrete Poetry movement. Pigeons, lovebirds, and Flaubert's parrot appear here as "quirky and comical birds far more bird-like than most portraits rendered by heavier hands" (Peter Matthiessen).
May 5, 2020 | Paperback | Nightboat Books | 96 Pages |
$12.95
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OUTLINE OF MY LOVER

Written by Martin, Douglas A
On the fringes of the music scene in a Southern college town, a lonely young student driven to fl ee a troubled adolescence pursues and forms a life-altering relationship with an acclaimed artist-musician. Their understanding develops in a pattern of sex and reticence, soon impacting both their paths and greatly shifting expectations.
May 12, 2020 | Paperback | Nightboat Books | 112 Pages |
$15.95
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GARDEN TIME

Written by Merwin, W S
Composed as he lost his eyesight, W.S. Merwin's final and exquisite book brims with longing, loss, and unanswerable questions. In Garden Time, Merwin's luminous, ethereal voice gently interrogates mortality; at the very end of his life, he sings lovingly to a tireless world--although not without trepidation.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Copper Canyon Press | 90 Pages |
$16.00
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SANSEI AND SENSIBILITY

Written by Yamashita, Karen Tei
In these buoyant and inventive stories, Karen Tei Yamashita transfers classic tales across boundaries and questions what an inheritance--familial, cultural, emotional, artistic--really means.
May 5, 2020 | Paperback | Coffee House Press | 224 Pages |
$16.95
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DIE, MY LOVE

Written by Harwicz, Ariana
Man Booker International Prize 2018 --Longlist
October 15, 2019 | Paperback | Charco Press |
$13.95
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BODY IN QUESTION

Written by Ciment, Jill
*** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR *** From the author of Heroic Measures ("Smart and funny and completely surprising . . .
May 19, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage |
$15.00

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