September 2015

THE FAMILIAR, VOLUME 1: ONE RAINY DAY IN MAY

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$28.95
ISBN: 9780375714948
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Published: Pantheon - May 12th, 2015

Danielewski uses everything in his visionary storytelling arsenal in this first volume of his epic serial novel, THE FAMILIAR, but, despite all of the visual and linguistic fireworks, all the untranslated text and timestamps, Danielewski is telling a moving story of making your way in a complex and confusing world. A young heart beats for a better world. A young girl wants to save a kitten. Who can’t relate to that?

JOSH

 


FULL CATASTROPHE

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ISBN: 9780385346481
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - June 2nd, 2015

An anecdotal look at what’s going on behind the headlines currently in Greece with all its paradoxes and contradictions, told by a journalist who has real affection for the country and its people.

DALE

 


ALEXANDER HAMILTON

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ISBN: 9780143034759
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Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2005

With megahit Hamilton taking Broadway by storm, learn about the man himself in this captivating biography. Alexander Hamilton, a biracial illegitimate child, raised in St. Croix by a single mother before becoming George Washington's aide-de-camp and eventually the first Secretary of the Treasury, is a fascinating figure, and Chernow paints a vivid picture of his astounding life.

MACKENZIE

 


THE STORY OF MY TEETH

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ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

Written in collaboration with the workers at a Mexican juice factory, featuring a delightfully delusional auctioneer, bending styles, playing with references, and challenging the idea of translation, The Story of My Teeth is unlike anything you’ve ever read. With this brilliant, weird, zany second novel, Luiselli has solidified her place as one of the most interesting and imaginative minds putting words on paper today.

JOSH

 


THE TRUTH ABOUT CELIA

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ISBN: 9780375727702
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Published: Vintage - July 13th, 2004

In this stunning novel-in-stories, Brockmeier takes on the role of another author entirely, a writer of fantasy, whose life has just been devastated by the disappearance of his daughter. Alternating between accounts of the people left behind, and fantastical stories written in the voice of a man suffering the worst kind of loss, this is a unique and unforgettable examination of grief by one of today's most imaginative writers.

ALEXANDER

 


THE FIFTH SEASON

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ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

When Essun discovers that her husband has killed their son because of his frightening power, she quests across a vast crumbling continent in search of him. Jemisin imagines a world in which the continued survival of civilization rests on the forced labor of "oregenes," humans with the power to control earthquakes. Dark, terrifying, brilliantly creative, THE FIFTH SEASON is an unsettling analogue of our own world.

REBECCA

 


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