May 2018

Black Sunset

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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal and Raging Egos Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781593766573
Published: Soft Skull - December 13th, 2016

 

Novelist (Going Away) Sigal was a Hollywood talent agent and secret communist in the blacklist-plagued 1950s. An outrageously entertaining, naming-names memoir (with a ration of b.s. too...sweetheart, whaddya expect, he's an agent!), What Makes Sammy Run meets L.A. Confidential. The cover should be a lot more lurid!

 

Gary


Space Opera

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ISBN: 9781481497497
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - April 10th, 2018

 

Decibel Jones and the Absolute Zeroes must perform in a galaxy-wide battle of the bands to prove their sentience through the power of glamrock and keep humanity from being demolished. Too bad they're down a member and the two remaining can't stand each other. Life is beautiful, and life is stupid, and this book is a glorious celebration of both.

Shana


Circe

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

 

Miller follows up her brilliant Song of Achilles with the story of Circe, goddess, banished daughter of Helios, lover of Odysseus, and a witch. The lyrical writing and complex characters will capture you and the thousand-year span of this story will fly by. If you’re looking for a page-turning literary read, this for you.

Marika


Our Towns

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ISBN: 9781101871843
Published: Pantheon - May 8th, 2018

 

It’s too easy these days to fall into despair about the direction of the country. The Fallows’ have been crisscrossing the country in their single-engine Cirrus  the past few years visiting and reporting on dozens of smaller towns and cities that are finding ways to renew their communities after facing severe economic and social dislocation.

Dale


Red, Yellow, Green

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Red, Yellow, Green (Biblioasis International Translation #20) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771961417
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Published: Biblioasis - October 24th, 2017

 

Traumatized by crimes he participated in as a soldier in Bolivia, Alfredo hears voices. He tries to write letters. He tries to write his story. He tries to fall in love again. His memories mix with nightmares. Not only is this a striking exploration of what a trauma survivor's thoughts might look like, Sarvaria, uses a shattered narrative style to interrogate the idea of nationality and identity. Red, Yellow, Green is a powerful mess of a novel.

Josh


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