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What is a River?

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What Is a River? By Monika Vaicenavičiene Cover Image
$15.16
ISBN: 9781592702794
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - March 30th, 2021

It's a good question, and one that might take you in more directions- philosophical, geographical, and aesthetic directions- than you'd think. In this gorgeous picture book, a young girl and her grandmother sit on the banks of a river contemplating its depths. Not only will the art, done in a mix of pencil, watercolor, gouache, and more, delight you, you'll learn so many fun facts about rivers!

Catherine


Mrs Caliban

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Mrs. Caliban By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by)
$11.16
ISBN: 9780811226691
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Published: New Directions - November 28th, 2017

What an absolute gem of a book! I'm so glad it's back in print and can get the love it deserves. Succinct, sincere, and utterly original, this short book has everything you didn't know you needed in your next read (a romance with a 6 ft 7 lizard man? yes).

Catherine


Shoko's Smile

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Shoko's Smile: Stories By Choi Eunyoung, Sung Ryu (Translated by) Cover Image
By Choi Eunyoung, Sung Ryu (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143135265
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

Reading this made me remember how dearly I love a good short story collection! Eun-young Choi, with absolute control and clarity of language, follows various young women in South Korea as they navigate adulthood, fraught relationships with family and friends, and the fine line between the personal and the political. "Shoko's Smile", "The Secret", and "Xin Chào, Xin Chào” are particularly outstanding, but every story in the collection packs a punch.

Catherine


Happy Hour

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Happy Hour: A Novel By Marlowe Granados Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839764011
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Published: Verso Fiction - September 7th, 2021

21-year-old Isa and her friend Gala embark on a season of hedonism and adventure in New York City, determined to reap the fruits of their youth, beauty, and charisma during one sweltering summer in the 2010’s. With little money, plentiful charm, and a biting wit, Isa’s bold and compelling voice cuts through with poignant observations on the glamorous coterie in which she precariously thrives. Happy Hour may be my Book of the Summer forever. Read it in August, on a hot, languid day with a cool and refreshing drink in hand, and fill yourself with the ebullient joy and youthful wisdom of its narrator.

Catherine


Little Eyes

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Little Eyes: A Novel By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541370
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2021

This novel moves from Antigua to Zagreb, Umbertide to Beijing, and Oaxaca to Lyon in a biting, technofuturist romp through the dark side of technology and global connection. Read the first sentence and tell me you don't want to immediately sit down and devour the rest. If you like watching Black Mirror, covering your laptop camera with tape, and Tamagotchis, you'll like this book.

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