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Designer You Cover Image
ISBN: 9781722402648
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 8th, 2018

CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

"An epic spanning thousands of years that's also a keep-you-up-all-night page-turner>" --Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth.

Treeborne: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250169082
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Published: Picador - June 5th, 2018

"Caleb Johnson's writing makes you yearn for a place that never was. Elberta, Alabama, is so vivid, so alive, you can smell the peaches ripening in the orchard." --Rick Bragg, author of My Southern Journey

The Glitch: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385542784
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Published: Doubleday - May 22nd, 2018

"A painfully funny satire of the tech industry. In Sheeley Stone, Cohen has created an aggressively unlikable yet captivating and entertaining heroine... Clever, original, and unabashedly silly fun." --Kirkus Reviews

Everything Is Borrowed Cover Image
ISBN: 9780999550113
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Published: New Door Books - May 9th, 2018

"A beautifully written, skillfully researched historical mystery." -- Liz Moore, author of The Unseen World.

The Speed of Clouds Cover Image
ISBN: 9780999550106
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Published: New Door Books - April 10th, 2018

Lo Terciario / The Tertiary Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937421274
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Published: Timeless, Infinite Light - April 14th, 2018

"Like no poet I have ever read, Raquel Salas Rivera talks to Marx via the mostrous colonial devistation of Puerto Rico. This genius poet also speaks to Trotsky who said workers could not make art. Here is one of the most riveting, beautifully written declarative poetics of our lives! A fierce document that fully transfers its radical transformative powers into our bones!" --CAConrad, author of While Standing in Line for Death

Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen (in English and Spanish) (Working and Writing for Change) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781602359390
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Published: Parlor Press - April 14th, 2017

"Stories like Liliana's counter the inhumane narratives that cast migrants and refugees as 'drug dealers and rapists,' and instead offer US audiences a perspective infused with the genuine human experience of migration." --Aja Y. Martinez

Arm of the Sphinx (The Books of Babel #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316517959
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Published: Orbit - March 13th, 2018

Neurotheology: How Science Can Enlighten Us about Spirituality Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231179041
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Published: Columbia University Press - March 20th, 2018

"A tour de force in this emerging field, Neurotheology provides a superb review of the science to date and shows the many directions the field may go in the future. This book rasies profound implications for neuroscience, medicine, theology, and philosophy. Fascinating and clearly written and accessible for everyone. Truly mind-blowing." --Harold Koening, Duke University Medical Center

Is This Guy For Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626723160
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Published: First Second - February 6th, 2018

Hot damn is this a good'un! -- Andy Kaufman

How to Be Safe Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631494130
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - April 3rd, 2018

“Scalding. . . .[How to Be Safe] captures the unreality and absurdity of the American mass-murder playbook. . . . In McAllister’s passion and exhaustion, in his struggle to communicate the incommunicable, one hears murmurs of Emma González’s speech at the protest on Saturday.”
Katy Waldman, New Yorker

If We Had Known Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455561773
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 17th, 2018

"[Juska] strikes a cozy tone that is the literary opposite of toxic masculinity...In our age of political rancor and tweet storms befitting our state of emergency, there is something radical about a take on the gun problem that concerns itself more with raising questions than ire."―New York Times Book Review

Dear Angel of Death Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937027674
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Published: Ugly Duckling Presse - March 1st, 2018

"I get this pinwheel relationship to wisdom & history when I read Simone White."—Eileen Myles

The Spectre of Race: How Discrimination Haunts Western Democracy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691177137
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 7th, 2018

"Lucidly written."--Publishers Weekly

History Teaches Us to Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807005460
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Published: Beacon Press - March 13th, 2018

“I can imagine no one more qualified than Dr. Mary Frances Berry to write this crucially needed and powerful book. As an award-winning historian, as someone with firsthand experience serving in multiple presidential administrations, and as an activist for over fifty years in movements ranging from civil rights and anti–Vietnam War protest to Free South Africa and LGBTQ rights, to name a few, Berry has exceptional experience and vital knowledge about creating resistance movements. We need to listen, learn, and act.”
—Anthony D. Romero, executive director, American Civil Liberties Union

Magic Bean: The Rise of Soy in America (Culture America) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780700626342
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Published: University Press of Kansas - May 25th, 2018

"Magic Bean is compelling, comprehensive, and timely. Matthew Roth has provided a well-examined study of soy's place within a long century of changing agriculture, food, diet, and culture. In the process, he offers an original and admirably wide-ranging account of soy for our time." - Benjamin R. Cohen, author of Notes from the Ground: Science, Soil, & Society in the American Countryside

Mommy's Khimar Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534400597
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - April 3rd, 2018

"Debut author Thompkins-Bigelow’s lyrical text and Glenn’s lighthearted Disney-style pictures are similarly sunny. Rather than offer an exegesis of the khimar or a plea for acceptance and understanding, they allow their heroine’s carefree confidence to speak for itself." (Publisher's Weekly - starred review January 29, 2018)

How Behavior Spreads: The Science of Complex Contagions (Princeton Analytical Sociology #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691175317
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 30th, 2018

"Just when we thought there was nothing new to say about diffusion through networks, along comes How Behavior Spreads. Filled with refreshing, novel arguments that distinguish simple from complex contagions, this book concludes with innovative online experiments and provocative proposals for beneficial social engineering. I urge widespread diffusion of its outstanding ideas."—Mark Granovetter, Stanford University

The Promise of Infrastructure Cover Image
By Nikhil Anand (Editor), Akhil Gupta (Editor), Hannah Appel (Editor)
ISBN: 9781478000181
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Published: Duke University Press - August 3rd, 2018

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