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The Bottom of the Jar

The Bottom of the Jar by Abdellatif LaabiThe Bottom of the Jar is the journey of a boy finding his footing in the heart of Fez during the 1950s, as Morocco began freeing itself from the grip of the French colonial occupation. The narrator vividly recalls his first encounters with the ebullient city, family dramas, and the joys and turbulence of his childhood. He recalls a renegade, hashish-loving uncle, who at nightfall transforms into a beloved Homer, his salt-of-the-earth mother¢s impassioned pleas to a Divine ear, and his father¢s enduring generosity. Told in the spirit of a late-night ramble among friends where hilarious anecdotes...
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Talismano

Talismano by Abdelwahab MeddebA lush journey into a Tunisia of memory and imagination.
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City for Conquest

City for Conquest by Aben Kandel

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby still captivates readers with its vision of 1920s New York as a city of infinite potential, where ambition and defeat live hand in hand. This sentiment is captured, with even greater acuity, in the pages of Aben Kandel's nearly forgotten masterpiece of urban life, City for Conquest (1936). The source of the classic 1940s James Cagney film of the same name, this panoramic New York novel captures the complex patterns of city life, vividly evoking a metropolis of dreams and nightmares.

Kandel portrays a volatile city inhabited by the aristocrat, the criminal,...

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That Summer in Paris

That Summer in Paris by Abha DawesarBorn in New Delhi, India, ABHA DAWESAR has written two other novels. Her most recent novel BABYJI won the 2006 American Library Association's Stonewall Award. She is also a winner of a NYFA Fiction fellowship. She can be reached on her site www.a
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Babyji

Babyji by Abha DawesarSexy, surprising, and subversively wise, Babyji is the story of Anamika Sharma, a spirited student growing up in Delhi. At school she is an ace at quantum physics. At home she sneaks off to her parents' scooter garage to read the Kamasutra. Before long she has seduced an elegant older divorcée and the family servant, and has caught the eye of a classmate coveted by all the boys.
With the world of adulthood dancing before her, Anamika confronts questions that would test someone twice her age. Ebullient, unfettered, and introducing one of the most charming heroines in contemporary fiction, Babyji...
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Lake People

Lake People by Abi Maxwell

A haunting, luminous debut novel set in a small New Hampshire town: the story of the crisscrossing of lives, within and without family, and of one woman, given up for adoption as a baby, searching for the truth about her life.

As an infant, Alice Thorton was discovered in Kettleborough, New Hampshire, in a boathouse by the lake; adopted by a young, childless couple; raised with no knowledge of the women who came before her: Eleonora, who brought her family to Bear Island, the nearly uninhabitable scrap of land in Kettleborough's lake; Signe, the maiden aunt who nearly drowned in the lake, ashamed...

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An Actual Life

An Actual Life by Abigail ThomasVirginia and Buddy "had to get married." Their daughter, Madeline, was conceived the first time they "did it" in Buddy's room at college. Virginia's college asked her to leave. Her parents put on a wedding. And now? Well, as Virginia puts it, "now that we know each other a little better it turns out we are actually strangers." Set in 1960, AN ACTUAL LIFE, is about the second summer of Buddy and Virginia's marriage. There's no money, no love, no foreseeable future. They both try hard, but Virginia is all of nineteen and Buddy only just past twenty and neither one has a clue how to make this misbegotten...
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Hot Little Hands: Fiction

Hot Little Hands: Fiction by Abigail UlmanFor fans of HBO??s Girls, Abigail Ulman??s heartbreakingly tender and often darkly funny fiction is a fresh take on the experiences of contemporary young women.

Claire is magnetic. On the cusp of adulthood and letting go of her adolescence one miserable responsibility at a time, she??s moved from London to San Francisco to work toward her PhD and minor in cheap whiskey, pour-over coffee, and guys who can??t be bothered to shower. When she finds out she??s pregnant by a heartsick ex-boyfriend, the solution seems clear, if only to her.

Kira is a talented thirteen-year-old Russian gymnast who...

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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings

Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Abolqasem FerdowsiMore information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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South by South Bronx

South by South Bronx by Abraham RodriguezUndistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award-winning Bronx native.
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African Titanics

African Titanics by Abu Bakr KhaalAfrican Titanics is the untold tale of the African boat people and their desperate exodus to the merciless shores of the Mediterranean. The novel is one of fleeting yet profound friendships, perseverance born of despair and the power of stories to overcome the difficulties of the present. Alternating between fast-paced action and meditativ reflection, the novel follows the adventures of Eritrean migrant Abdar. As he journeys north, the narrative mirrors the rhythm of his travels, at one moment speeding away from bandits in the Sahara and at the next patiently awaiting news of a calm sea, maintaining...
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Bitter Fruit

Bitter Fruit by Achmat DangorWith the publication of Kafka's Curse, Achmat Dangor established himself as an utterly singular voice in South African fiction. His new novel, a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the IMPAC-Dublin Literary Award, is a clear-eyed, witty, yet deeply serious look at South Africa's political history and its damaging legacy in the lives of those who live there.
The last time Silas Ali encountered Lieutenant Du Boise, Silas was locked in the back of a police van and the lieutenant was conducting a vicious assault on Silas's wife, Lydia, in revenge for her husband's participation in Nelson Mandela's...
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Ruins

Ruins by Achy ObejasA true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.
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Days of Awe

Days of Awe by Achy ObejasOn New Year's Day 1959, as Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba, Alejandra San José was born in Havana, entering the world through the heart of revolution. Fearing the conflict and strife that bubbled up in the streets all around the new family, her parents took Ale and fled to the free shores of America.

Ale grew up in Chicago amid a close community of refugees who lived with the hope that one day Castro would fall and they could return to their Cuban homes. Though Ale was intrigued by the specter of Havana that colored her life as a child, her fascination eventually faded in her teens until all...

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All This Belongs to Me: A Novel

All This Belongs to Me: A Novel by Ad HudlerAn often hilarious, always moving novel that explores love and fate and the ways we lie to ourselves to get by in a sometimes overwhelming world.

When a mishap in the mail brings Geena into Ellis's life, neither realizes how much they need each other. With her marriage in tatters, Geena is still recovering from the sudden loss of her son. Ellis has been alone in the world since the death of his mother, and as he approaches his twilight years, the routine of everyday life has replaced the relationships he might once have known. When that routine is thrown into disarray by changes at the Thomas...

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Blackheath

Blackheath by Adam BaronThis groundbreaking novel, set in the affluent London suburb of Blackheath, tells the tumultuous story of two couples whose lives overlap with shocking consequences. Holding a mirror up to contemporary gender politics and exposing the flaws and failures of so-called equal parenting, this moving and sharply comic tale of life-after-children reveals the awful truth at the heart of modern family life: love is not enough.
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Headlock

Headlock by Adam Berlin

A powerful debut novel. --Booklist, starred review

"The crowded bar had made space an I could hear other people screaming byt no one came near me. It was a smaller circle than the one I had wrestled in but it was a circle and I went to work. I turned him around and pulled him to me, put a half nelson on him, forced his neck down. The circle opened up. There was a free space at the bar and I drove him forward, drove his face into the side of the bar. I moved my hand down his back and between his legs, picked him up and held him there, feeling his weight above my head, feeling the power in my muscles...

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Mr Einstein & Me

Mr Einstein & Me by Adam BethlehemMr Einstein and Me - a story of South Africa, London and the search for an honourable life. Ben seeks refuge from intrusive memories in the world of his imagination. Life changes when he meets Holly at a party in London - the invasion of his thoughts is complete when she appears beside him in a favourite dream. He introduces her to Albert Einstein who seems to approve of his ambitions. The silver lining of new-found happiness is threatened by the great cloud of times past. But assistance is at hand. From Mr Freud's famous couch, Ben must overcome the prejudice of privilege if he is to reclaim...
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The Sinistra Zone

The Sinistra Zone by Adam Bodor

Lyrical, surreal, and yet unsettlingly realistic, The Sinistra Zone swims in the totalitarian backwaters of Eastern Europe

Entering a weird, remote hamlet, Andrei calls himself "a simple wayfarer," but he is in fact highly compromised: he has no identity papers. Taken under the wing of the military zone's commander, Andrei is first assigned to guard the blueberries that supply a nearby bear reserve. He is surrounded by human wrecks, supernatural umbrellas, birds carrying plagues, albino twins.

The bears - and an affair with a married woman - occupy Andrei until his protector is replaced by a new...

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Mine All Mine

Mine All Mine by Adam DaviesA dazzling and funny romantic comedy from Adam Davies, the author of The Frog King and Goodbye Lemon.

Otto Starks is a "pulse"-a highly specialized security guard who has hyperdeveloped senses and a nervous habit of popping tabs of cyanide. Otto was once a rising star but then he was rolled three times by the notorious Rat Burglar. Now, demoted and dangerously in debt to a loan shark, all he has left is Charlie Izzo, the woman he loves. Unfortunately, she is also the Rat Burglar's zealous advocate. That's bad enough. But then Otto gets robbed yet again and the cops pronounce him the prime suspect....

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Schrodinger's Ball: A Novel

Schrodinger's Ball: A Novel by Adam Felber

"Tender, hilarious, and packed with delightful surprises . . . If Einstein and John Cleese had written a novel together, this would be it."–Joseph Weisberg, author of 10th Grade

Four friends set out into the night in Cambridge, Massachusetts, undeterred by the fact that one of them might actually be dead. Deb has perfected the half-hour orgasm. Grant, a geek, desperately desires Deb. Depressed Arlene has just improbably slept with Johnny, their leader, who recently and accidentally shot himself to death.

But is he (or anyone) alive or dead until he's observed to be by someone else? Maybe not,...

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In the Wolf's Mouth: A Novel

In the Wolf's Mouth: A Novel by Adam Foulds

A new novel by the author Julian Barnes called "one of the best British writers to emerge in the last decade"

Set in North Africa and Sicily at the end of World War II, In the Wolf's Mouth follows the Allies' botched "liberation" attempts as they chased the Nazis north toward the Italian mainland. Focusing on the experiences of two young soldiers--Will Walker, an English field security officer, ambitious to master and shape events; and Ray Marfione, a wide-eyed Italian American infantryman--the novel contains some of the best battle writing of the past fifty years. Eloquent on the brutish, blundering...

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Union Atlantic

Union Atlantic by Adam HaslettThe eagerly anticipated debut novel from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist You Are Not a Stranger Here: a deeply affecting portrait of the modern gilded age, the first decade of the twenty-first century.

At the heart of Un

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The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel

The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel by Adam Johnson

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

In this epic, critically acclaimed tour de force, Adam Johnson provides a riveting portrait of a world rife with hunger, corruption, and casual cruelty but also camaraderie, stolen moments of beauty, and love.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNER • LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL • WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New Yorker • The Washington Post • Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly • The Wall Street...

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Fortune Smiles: Stories

Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed novel about North Korea, The Orphan Master's Son, Adam Johnson is one of America's most provocative and powerful authors. Critics have compared him to Kurt Vonnegut, David Mitchell, and George Saunders, but Johnson's new book will only further his reputation as one of our most original writers. Subtly surreal, darkly comic, both hilarious and heartbreaking, Fortune Smiles is a major collection of stories that gives voice to the perspectives we don't often hear, while offering something rare in fiction: a new way of looking at the world.

In six masterly...

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Parasites Like Us

Parasites Like Us by Adam JohnsonThe debut novel by the author of The Orphan Master's Son (winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize) and the story collection Fortune Smiles (winner of the 2015 National Book Award)

Hailed as "remarkable" by the New Yorker, Emporium earned Adam Johnson comparisons to Kurt Vonnegut and T.C. Boyle. In his acclaimed first novel, Parasites Like Us, Johnson takes us on an enthralling journey through memory, time, and the cost of mankind's quest for its own past.

Anthropologist Hank Hannah has just illegally exhumed an ancient American burial site and winds up in jail. But the law will soon be the least of...

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Medicine Burns

Medicine Burns by Adam KleinKlein's debut fiction collection brims with images of boys and men who just don't fit in. They have acne; they are drag queens; they have club feet; they are social misfits; some even have AIDS. His variety of protagonists sheds new light on the role of the outsider in a society obsessed with beauty and sex.
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Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat

Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat by Adam LangerClarinetist Ike Morphy, his dog Herbie Mann, and a pair of pigeons who roost on his air conditioner are about to be evicted from their apartment on West 106th Street, also known as Duke Ellington Boulevard. Ike has never had a lease, just a handshake agreement with the recently deceased landlord; and now that landlord's son stands to make a killing on apartment 2B.
Centering on the fate of one apartment before, during, and after the height of New York's real estate boom, Ellington Boulevard's characters include the Tenant and His Dog; the Landlord, a recovered alcoholic and womanizer who has newly...
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The Instructions

The Instructions by Adam LevinBeginning with a chance encounter with the beautiful Eliza June Watermark and ending, four days and 900 pages later, with the Events of November 17, this is the story of Gurion Maccabee, age ten: a lover, a fighter, a scholar, and a truly spectacular talker. Ejected from three Jewish day schools for acts of violence and messianic tendencies, Gurion ends up in the Cage, a special lockdown program for the most hopeless cases of Aptakisic Junior High. Separated from his scholarly followers, Gurion becomes a leader of a very different sort, with righteous aims building to a revolution of troubling...
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New York Graphic

New York Graphic by Adam Lloyd BakerA delicious, darkly comic work of new urban noir from an original new literary talent.

Meet Virgil Strauss, a physically and emotionally unkempt yet somehow appealing tabloid photographer whose passion is bearing photographic witness--à la Weegee--to the obscene, malevolent and sanguine viscera of New York culture.

To his disapppointment and defeat, The New York Graphic--the city's most renowned shock-based tabloid daily--has routinely rejected Virgil's work. But when Virgil and his friend Larry Onions rip off a local church, he gets the picture of a lifetime, a job at the Graphic, and a generous...

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The End of the Jews

The End of the Jews by Adam Mansbach

The ruthlessly engrossing and beautifully rendered story of the Brodskys, a family of artists who realize, too late, one elemental truth: Creation's necessary consequence is destruction.

Each member of the mercurial clan in Adam Mansbach's bold new novel faces the impossible choice between the people they love and the art that sustains them. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Bronx, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture while slowly suffocating his poet wife, who harbors secrets of her own. Nina Hricek, a driven young...

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Shackling Water

Shackling Water by Adam MansbachAt the age of nineteen, saxophone prodigy Latif James-Pearson boards a bus to Manhattan to find his aging idol, the great Albert Van Horn. The centers of Latif's universe soon become a Harlem boarding house, where he spends his days practicing intensely, and the downtown club where Van Horn's group performs and Latif hides in the shadows, listening. There, he begins a complex affair with an older white painter named Mona, and starts working for Say Brother, a charismatic drug dealer. But as Latif's frustrations with his playing mount, and the demands of balancing artistry, hustling, and love...
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Angry Black White Boy: A Novel

Angry Black White Boy: A Novel by Adam MansbachFrom the acclaimed author of Shackling Water comes the first great race novel of the twenty-first century, an incendiary and ruthlessly funny satire about violence, pop culture, and American identity.

Macon Detornay is a suburban white boy possessed and politicized by black culture, and filled with rage toward white America. After moving to New York City for college, Macon begins robbing white passengers in his taxicab, setting off a manhunt for the black man presumed to be committing the crimes. When his true identity is revealed, Macon finds himself to be a celebrity and makes use of the spotlight...

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Rage Is Back: A Novel

Rage Is Back: A Novel by Adam MansbachFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F*** to Sleep, "a rollicking, frenetic and hilarious jaunt" (San Francisco Chronicle)

Raised in the shadow of two graffiti legends from New York's "golden era" of subway bombing, Dondi Vance is less than thrilled to learn his father, Billy Rage, is back after sixteen years on the lam. But the transit cop who ruined Billy's life and shattered his crew is running for mayor-and must be brought down. Welcome to the Great American Graffiti Novel.

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Troika

Troika by Adam PelzmanA "brilliant, astonishing modern love story"* and an acclaimed literary debut...

A young Cuban woman passes her nights dancing in a seedy Florida strip club; a Russian orphan loses everything, then builds a new and prosperous life for himself in New York; a woman struggles to maintain her dignity and hope after a life-changing accident-these are the three members of the troika whose story is told in this dazzling literary debut.

Their lives unexpectedly intertwined, Perla, Julian and Sophie discover a world-a way of life-that forces them to challenge their definitions of commitment, love and trust,...

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The Year of Endless Sorrows: A Novel

The Year of Endless Sorrows: A Novel by Adam Rapp

New York City, the early 1990s: the recession is in full swing and young people are squatting in abandoned buildings in the East Village while the homeless riot in Tompkins Square Park. The Internet is not part of daily life; the term "dot-com" has yet to be coined; and people's financial bubbles are burst for an entirely different set of reasons. What can all this mean for a young Midwestern man flush with promise, toiling at a thankless, poverty-wage job in corporate America, and hard at work on his first novel about acute knee pain and the end of the world?


With The Year of Endless Sorrows, acclaimed...

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Ladies and Gentlemen

Ladies and Gentlemen by Adam RossAfter his widely celebrated debut, Mr. Peanut, Adam Ross now presents a darkly compelling collection of stories about brothers, loners, lovers, and lives full of good intentions, misunderstandings, and obscured motives.

A hotshot lawyer, burdened by years of guilt and resentment, comes to the rescue of his irresponsible, irresistible younger brother. An unsettling story resonates between the dysfunctional couple telling it and their listening friends as well. A lonely professor, frequently regaled with unbelievably entertaining tales by the office handyman, suddenly fears he's being asked to...

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A Stranger on the Planet

A Stranger on the Planet by Adam SchwartzAdam Schwartz is a Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program at Wellesley College. His stories have been widely anthologized, and portions of A Stranger on the Planet have previously been published as stories in The New Yorker. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop. This is his first novel.
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Eddie Signwriter

Eddie Signwriter by Adam SchwartzmanAdam Schwartzman was born in Johannesburg in 1973. After completing degrees in English literature and development studies at Oxford University, he held positions in the South African National Treasury, the World Bank, and the International Finance Corporation. He is the author of three books of poetry—The Good Life, The Dirty Life, and Other Stories; Merrie Afrika!; and Book of Stones—as well as the anthology Ten South African Poets. Eddie Signwriter is his first novel. He lives in Istanbul, Turkey, with his wife and daughter.

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Lurid & Cute: A Novel

Lurid & Cute: A Novel by Adam Thirlwell

A dreamy and adrenaline-fueled new novel from a two-time Granta Best Young Novelist


Lurid & Cute
is a kind of machine for the reader's corruption. It opens with all the things we've come to expect of Adam Thirlwell--"the playfulness of language, the way the mandarin wit, line by line, consorts with grisly or louche material," as Jeffrey Eugenides has said--when the narrator wakes confused in a seedy hotel room. He has had the good education, and also the good job. Together with his wife and dog, he lives at home with his parents. But then the lurid overtakes him--a chain of events that feels...

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The Rules of Perspective: A Novel

The Rules of Perspective: A Novel by Adam ThorpeOn April 3, 1945, the advancing American army shells the historic town of Lohenfelde, and the Kaiser-Wilhelm museum. Within the museum's vaults, Heinrich Hoffer is hiding from the bombardment, and trying to keep a priceless Van Gogh from falling into the hands of a rogue Nazi. After the shelling, an American corporal, Neal Parry, finds a beautiful eighteenth-century oil painting in the rubble, and must confront both its beauty, and the morality of stealing it. The stories of Herr Hoffer, Parry, and their paintings unfold simultaneously in this gripping, brilliantly structured novel about art...
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Soft Thunder: A Short Story

Soft Thunder: A Short Story by Adam Wilson

An excerpt from Adam Wilson's debut short story collection, What's Important Is Feeling, which humorously pinpoints our most desperate moments of longing—sexual and otherwise. "Soft Thunder" is a short story about the members of a high school garage band who fall for the same girl and then keep falling.

The twelve stories in What's Important is Feeling follow the through-line of contemporary American coming-of-age: from the ravings of teenage lust, to the soul-deep debauchery of college, and to the stunning loneliness of de facto adulthood—in lovably demented yet incisive prose.

Adam Wilson19 Mar 2014$0.99

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What's Important Is Feeling: Stories

What's Important Is Feeling: Stories by Adam Wilson

Bankers prowl Brooklyn bars on the eve of the stock market crash. A debate over Young Elvis versus Vegas Elvis turns existential. Detoxing junkies use a live lobster to spice up their love life. Students on summer break struggle to escape the orbit of a seemingly utopic communal house.

And in the title story, selected for The Best American Short Stories, two film school buddies working on a doomed project are left sizing up their own talent, hoping to come out on top—but fearing they won't.

In What's Important Is Feeling, Adam Wilson follows the through-line of contemporary coming-of-age from...

Adam Wilson20 Mar 2014$12.99

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Touch

Touch by Adania ShibliTouch centers on a girl, the youngest of nine sisters in a Palestinian family. In the singular world of this novella, this young woman's everyday experiences—watching a funeral procession, fighting with her siblings, learning to read, perhaps falling in love—resonate until they have become as weighty as any national tragedy. The smallest sensations compel, the events of history only lurk at the edges—the question of Palestine, the massacre at Sabra and Shatila. In a language that feels at once natural and alienated, Shibli breaks with the traditions of modern Arabic fiction, creating a work...
Adania Shibli14 Mar 2014$10.00

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The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.: A Novel

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.: A Novel by Adelle Waldman

The national bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, NPR, Slate, The Economist, The New Republic, Bookforum, Baltimore City Paper, The Daily Beast, National Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Reader, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Buzzfeed and many others. A New York Times Editors' Choice and a Washington Post Notable book.

"Adelle Waldman's debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., scrutinizes Nate and the subculture that he thrives in with a patient, anthropological detachment. Ms. Waldman has sorted and cross-categorized the inhabitants of Nate's world with a witty, often...

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New Year's: Nathaniel P. as Seen Through the Eyes of His Friend Aurit

New Year's: Nathaniel P. as Seen Through the Eyes of His Friend Aurit by Adelle Waldman

From Adelle Waldman, author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., here's New Year's, a story from the point of view of Nate's friend Aurit--as startling, provocative and true-to-life a tale about a young woman's dating life as The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. was about a young man's.

She felt some part of herself relax when she was with him. She could shut off the part of her brain that was always monitoring whether she was talking too much, being "selfish."

A few years before the start of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., twentysomething writer Nathaniel Piven admires a piece of published work...

Adelle Waldman28 May 2015$3.99

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Where There's Love, There's Hate

Where There's Love, There's Hate by Adolfo Bioy Casares & Silvina Ocampo
Adolfo Bioy Casares &
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12 May 2013$15.00

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For the Sake of Evolution: The Indigo Child

For the Sake of Evolution: The Indigo Child by Adrian A. AndreThere was a time when the evolution of consciousness was at a standstill due to the intentional repression from the higher echelon although they failed to acknowledge that that which you fight you strengthen. Now we are experiencing a flux in evolution. A shift in consciousness. The masses are beginning to awaken to the fact that reality is clay and they are indeed the potters, manifesting their intentions on a daily bases. That being said, "Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness" -Eckhart Tolle. For those that come across this novel, this...
Adrian A. Andre14 Nov 2014$9.99

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Nod

Nod by Adrian BarnesDawn breaks over Vancouver and no one in the world has slept the night before, or almost no one. A few people, perhaps one in ten thousand, can still sleep, and they've all shared the same golden dream.
After six days of absolute sleep deprivation, psychosis will set in. After four weeks, the body will die. In the interim, panic ensues and a bizarre new world arises in which those previously on the fringes of society take the lead.

Paul, a writer, continues to sleep while his partner Tanya disintegrates before his eyes, and the new world swallows the old one whole.

Adrian Barnes19 Oct 2015$9.99

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Cow Country

Cow Country by Adrian Jones PearsonWhen a down-on-his-luck educational administrator arrives into the makeshift bus shelter of Cow Eye Junction, he finds a drought-stricken town and its community college on the precipice of institutional ruin. Struggling to navigate this strange world of bloated calf scrota, orgiastic math instruction, and onrushing regional accreditors, Charlie must devise a plan to lead Cow Eye Community College through the perils of continuous improvement to the triumphant culmination of world history. Deftly blending the lunacies of contemporary academia with the tragic consequences of New World nation-building,...
Adrian Jones Pearson30 Jul 2015$7.99

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