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N.S. Dolkart, Silent Hall

N.S. Dolkart, Silent HallFive refugees from a plague-stricken island cross the continent searching for answers. Instead they find Psander, a wizard whose fortress is invisible to the gods, and who is willing to sacrifice anything -- and anyone -- to keep the knowledge of the wizards safe. 

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N.S. Dolkart is a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. By day, he leads activities in a nonprofit nursing home in Waltham; in the evenings he cooks with his wife and plays with their two children, and only late at night does he write his tales of magic and Godhood. He doesn’t sleep much. Silent Hall is his first novel.

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ISBN: 9780857665676
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Published: Angry Robot - June 7th, 2016

Meg Little Reilly, We Are Unprepared

We Are Unprepared is a novel about the next big storm, the one that changes our relationship to nature and each otherthe superstorm that threatens to destroy a marriage, a rural Vermont town and the Eastern Seaboard when it hits. But the destruction begins months earlier, when fear infects people's lives and spreads like a plague. 

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780778319436
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Published: Mira Books - August 30th, 2016

Molly Gloss and Gwenda Bond

Molly Gloss, Falling from Horses, & Gwenda Bond, Double Down"A beautiful, moving novel, cut from the American heartwood." -- Ursula K. Le Guin, author of Lavinia and The Unreal and the Real 

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ISBN: 9780544484030
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Published: Mariner Books - May 5th, 2015

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ISBN: 9781630790387
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Published: Switch Press - May 1st, 2016

Paula Whyman, You May See a Stranger, with Joanna Rakoff

Paula Whyman, You May See a Stranger

Paula Whyman has published stories in Ploughshares, McSweeney’s Quarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, and other literary journals. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. A native of Washington, D.C., she now lives in Maryland.

Joanna Rakoff’s novel A Fortunate Age won the Goldberg Prize for Jewish Fiction by Emerging Writers and the Elle Readers’ Prize, and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a San Francisco Chronicle best seller. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, and other publications. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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ISBN: 9780810133532
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Published: Triquarterly - May 15th, 2016

Kanan Makiya, The Rope

From the best-selling author of Republic of Fear, here is a gritty and unflinching novel about Iraqi failure in the wake of the 2003 American invasion, as seen through the eyes of a Shiite militiaman whose participation in the execution of Saddam Hussein changes his life in ways he could never have anticipated. 

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ISBN: 9781101870471
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Published: Pantheon - March 15th, 2016

Kameel Nasr, The Museum Heist

Kameel Nasr is a Boston writer, international adventure cyclist, tango spiritual seeker, and patron of art and music. His books on travel and a study of Middle-East terrorism have been published in several formats and languages; his work has been cited in numerous articles and journals. The Museum Heist is the first in a Cultural Cozy Mystery Series.

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ISBN: 9780996175357
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Published: Curiosity Books - November 1st, 2015

Simon Van Booy, Father's Day

The moving story of an orphaned girl named Harvey and the troubled uncle who raises her—an unforgettable tale of loss and redemption from the author of The Illusion of Separateness.

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Simon Van Booy is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories, including The Secret Lives of People in Love and Love Begins in Winter, which won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. He is the editor of three philosophy books and has written for the New York Times, the Guardian, NPR, and the BBC. His work has been translated into fourteen languages. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.

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ISBN: 9780062408945
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Published: Harper - April 26th, 2016

Askold Melnyczuk & Jonathan Strong

Askold Melnyczuk, who is a recipient of the The Association of Writers & Writing Programs’ George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature, founded AGNI Magazine in 1972. He received a Lila Wallace-Readers’ Digest Award in Fiction in 1997. In addition to the McGinnis Award in Fiction, Melnyczuk has also been awarded grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. He has published stories, poems, translations, and reviews in The New York Times, The Nation, The Partisan Review, Grand Street, Ploughshares, Poetry, andThe Boston Globe. His poems have been included in various anthologies, including The McGraw-Hill Book of PoetryLiterature: The Evolving Canon, and Under 35: The New Generation of American Poets. A much beloved teacher of writing and literature, Melnyczuk currently teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and at the Bennington College, MFA Program. He previously taught at Harvard University and Boston University.

Jonathan Strong is the author of fifteen novels. He teaches fiction-writing at Tufts University and lives in Rockport, Massachusetts, as well as West Corinth, Vermont, with his partner, the short-story writer S. P. Elledge. He was born in 1944 in Illinois and graduated from Harvard College in 1969. In 1970, his first book, Tike and Five Stories (now reissued as The Haunts of His Youth), won the Rosenthal Foundation Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and he has also received two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In addition to Tufts, he has taught at Harvard, U.Mass. Boston, Wellesley, and Middlebury's summer M.A. program, the Bread Loaf School of English. His books include More LightConsolationDrawn from Life, and Hawkweed and Indian Paintbrush.

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Elizabeth Crane, The History of Great Things

The History of Great Things tells the entwined stories of Lois, an ambitious opera singer, and her daughter, Elizabeth, an aspiring writer who came of age in the forbidding shadow of her often-absent, always larger-than-life mother. 

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Elizabeth Crane is the author of the novel We Only Know So Much, and three collections of short stories: When the Messenger is HotAll this Heavenly Glory, and You Must Be This Happy to Enter. Her stories have been featured on NPR's Selected Shorts. She is a recipient of the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award, and her work has been adapted for the stage by Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company. A feature film adaptation of We Only Know So Much will be released in 2016.

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ISBN: 9780062412676
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 5th, 2016

Adam Ehrlich Sachs, Inherited Disorders

Adam Ehrlich Sachs’ Inherited Disorders is a rueful, absurd, and endlessly entertaining look at a most serious subject—the eternally vexed relations between fathers and sons. In a hundred and seventeen shrewd, surreal vignettes, Sachs lays bare the petty rivalries, thwarted affection, and mutual bafflement that have characterized the filial bond since the days of Davidic kings. A philosopher’s son kills his father and explains his aphorisms to death. A father bequeaths to his son his jacket, deodorant, and political beliefs.

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$23.00
ISBN: 9781682450154
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Published: Regan Arts - May 3rd, 2016

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