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Aurorarama

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ISBN: 9781612191317
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 1st, 2012

By far, this is the best book of Sci Fi/Fantasy I've read in a while. Set above the arctic circle in the beautifully rendered city of New Venice, Aurorama is an adventure filled with political intrigue, romance, magic, and revolution. Strange drugs, weird music, Arctic Kangaroos, mystical Siamese twins, and Tesla coils, this beautifully written book will be a great read for fans of Dr. Who and The Night Circus. Did I mention the beauty? There are moments of prose in this book as beautiful as anything else being written now; as stunning as the aurora always hanging in the north above the action and adventure.

Josh


I Await the Devil's Coming

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By Mary Maclane, Jessa Crispin (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781612191942
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Published: Melville House Publishing - March 19th, 2013

Equal parts Nietzsche, Emma Goldman, Oscar Wilde, and Dickinson/Whitman, Mary MacLane’s portrait of herself is an exuberant, daring, and brilliant book from a vibrant intellect. MacLane’s passion and philosophy might  raise a few contemporary eyebrows, but that she wrote this book when she was 19 years old in 1901 is just astonishing. 2013 might be the year this forgotten talent gets her due.

Josh


Recalculating

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$25.00
ISBN: 9780226925288
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 13th, 2013

Charles Bernstein is on a mission to tear down and build back up everything we know, believe and love about poetry. His first collection in seven years uses translations, homages, and manifestoes to write a new poetry future. Witty and daring. Playful and brilliant. Recalculating will be in the discussion for all the major poetry awards this year.

Josh


La Boutique Obscure

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ISBN: 9781612191751
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Published: Melville House Publishing - February 19th, 2013

A look into one of the most fascinating minds of the late 20th Century. Perec was always searching for different ways to tell stories and even wrote an entire novel without using the letter “e.” This book is his dream journal, an unfiltered look in the banal, confusing, creative, extraordinary, and surreal imagination of an amazing thinker and writer.


Josh


Dead Harvest

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780857662187
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Published: Angry Robot - February 28th, 2012

Sam is a collector whose job is to bring damned souls to hell. Going about his daily routine he discovers a soul on his list is innocent and an innocent soul in hell means the end of the world. But some powerful forces want just that.. What follows is a well-written, action-packed, horror noir adventure across New York City as Sam jumps bodies, fights demons, and avoids all powerful angels and NYPD SWAT Teams, making Dead Harvest, the first in a series, the best kind of entertainment.

Josh


Gun Machine

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ISBN: 9780316187404
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Published: Mulholland Books - January 1st, 2013

A broken down cop leading a cluttered life, three of New York's most powerful men, a hunter, a random shooting, and ghosts of old Manhattan. Gun Machine is unlike any other cop and crime novel you've read. Warren Ellis turns his mad scientist's imagination on the genre, twisting old forms into sharper and smarter versions of themselves.

Josh


Both Flesh and Not

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ISBN: 9780316182379
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Published: Little Brown and Company - November 6th, 2012

Presenting a range of previously uncollected essays, this book truly shows David Foster Wallace’s range as a writer and thinker. From pop culture looks at tennis and Terminator 2, to thoughts on math and words, to one of the most thorough critical explorations of David Markson’s seminal and challenging Wittgenstein’s Mistress, Both Flesh and Not, is more proof of Wallace’s expansive brilliance. And the pages between essays are filled with words from Wallace’s personal dictionary, the list of words and definitions he kept over the course of his life. Worth the price of admission right there.


Josh


Fakes

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Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters,
By David Shields (Editor), Matthew Vollmer (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393341959
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 15th, 2012

Ballard, Barthelme, Davis, Foer, Moody, Moore, Saunders, Theroux and more. Fakes is a collection of short stories masquerading as other things; indexes, acknowledgements, a note to William Carlos Williams your inconsiderate roommate, catalogs, instructions...This intelligent, innovative and playful collection is a must for short story fans.


Josh


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