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Give the gift of joy and hope with Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other



'The most absorbing book I read all year.' Roxane Gay ... More details on Girl, Woman, Other

after so long hearing a polite no from her predecessors, she received a phone call just after breakfast one Monday morning when her life stretched emptily ahead with only online television dramas to l...
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In this collection, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, Charles Simic puns, pulls pranks. He can be jazzy and streetwise. Or cloak himself in antiquity.

Simic has new eyes, and in these wonderful poems and poems-in-prose he lets the reader see through... More details on The World Doesn't End

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Italo Calvino's beloved, intricately crafted novel about an Emperor's travels??-??a brilliant journey across far-off places and distant memory.

"Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, thei... More details on Invisible Cities

Kublai Khan does not necessarily believe everything Marco Polo says when he describes the cities visited on his expeditions, but the emperor of the Tartars does continue listening to the young Venetia...
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A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

Jason Reynolds's Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica... More details on Long Way Down

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Read the searing first novel from the celebrated author of Beloved, which immerses us in the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family in post-Depression 1940s Ohio.

Unlovely and unloved, Pecola prays each night for blue eyes like those of her priv... More details on The Bluest Eye

Nuns go by as quiet as lust, and drunken men with sober eyes sing in the lobby of the Greek hotel. Rosemary Villanucci, our next-door friend who lives above her father's cafe, sits in a 1939 Buick eat...
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Longlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Shortlisted for the 2019 Amazon First Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

Winner of the 2019 Indigenous Voices Award for Published Prose in English... More details on Split Tooth

We are picking up stale old cigarette butts and smoking the last puffs off them, burning our lips and fingers on the indignity of it all. There are always plenty of butts around the Bay or the Co-op, ...
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"Cane . . . exerted a powerful influence over the Harlem Renaissance"-The New York Times

Cane is a collection of short stories, poems, and dramas, written by Harlem Renaissance author Jean Toomer in 1923. The stories focus around African-American cul... More details on Cane

Becky had one Negro son. Who gave it to her? Damn buck nigger, said the white folks’ mouths. She wouldnt tell. Common, God-forsaken, insane white shameless wench, said the white folks’ mouths. Her eye...
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What do readers say about Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish?

bleak, dark family history a family epic dark, and funny a fictional story told in verse

From the incomparable David Rakoff, a poignant, beautiful, witty, and wise novel in verse whose scope spans the twentieth century

Through his books and his radio essays for NPR's This American Life, David Rakoff has built a deserved reputation as one... More details on Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish

The infant, named Margaret, had hair on her head Thick and wild as a fire, and three times as red. The midwife, a brawny and capable whelper, Gave one look and crossed herself. “God above help her,” S...
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What do readers say about Where the Sidewalk Ends?

organized, but funny a book of poems rhyme and rythum having a good time

George C. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award

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ALA Notable Children's Book

New York Times Notable ... More details on Where the Sidewalk Ends

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What do readers say about Narrow Road to the Interior?

a beautiful gem poetry/memoir more accessible diary of prose and haiku

A masterful translation of one of the most-loved classics of Japanese literature-part travelogue, part haiku collection, part account of spiritual awakening

Bashō (1644-1694)-a great luminary of Asian literature who elevated the haiku to an art form ... More details on Narrow Road to the Interior

The moon and sun are eternal travelers. Even the years wander on. A lifetime adrift in a boat or in old age leading a tired horse into the years, every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home...
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