Staff Recommendations

Gold Diggers: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984882035
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Published: Penguin Press - April 6th, 2021

One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2021 * One of NPR's Best Books of 2021 * New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice * Long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

“Dizzyingly original, fiercely funny, deeply wise.” —Celeste Ng, #1 bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609455651
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Published: Europa Editions - January 7th, 2020

LONGLISTED for the 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD for Translated Literature

The Absolute Book: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593296738
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Published: Viking - February 9th, 2021

A bewitching epic fantasy about a revenge killing, a mysterious scroll box that has survived centuries of fires, and the book that changed everything

Beowulf: A New Translation Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374110031
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - August 25th, 2020

Named one of the Best Poetry Books of 2021 by The Guardian

Longlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry. Picked for Kirkus Reviews’ Best Fiction in Translation of 2020. Named a Book of the Year by NPR, Vox, and The New Statesman. Picked for Loyalty Books’ Holiday List.

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The Ministry for the Future: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316300131
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Published: Orbit - October 6th, 2020


“The best science-fiction nonfiction novel I’ve ever read.” —Jonathan Lethem
"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (Vox)

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Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020


For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh—beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half—returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays.

Night Roll Cover Image
ISBN: 9781777091729
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Published: Stelliform Press - October 15th, 2020

New mother and climate refugee Aileen Dupree has been abandoned by her partner in post- industrial Detroit. Her neighbor, Virgil, is Aileen's only connection to the outside world. But then Virgil borrows Aileen's prized possession - a chrome and leather, royal blue fourteen-speed bike - and disappears.

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The Master and Margarita: 50th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Mikhail Bulgakov, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by), Boris Fishman (Foreword by), Christopher Conn Askew (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780143108276
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 3rd, 2016

A 50th-anniversary Deluxe Edition of the incomparable 20th-century masterpiece of satire and fantasy, in a newly revised version of the acclaimed Pevear and Volokhonsky translation

The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

An instant NYT Bestseller!

Four-time Hugo Award-winning author N.K.

The Yield: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063003460
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Published: HarperVia - June 2nd, 2020

Winner of the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award and 2021 Kate Challis RAKA Award! 

"A beautifully written novel that puts language at the heart of remembering the past and understanding the present."—Kate Morton

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The crucial, empowering, #1 New York Times bestselling exploration of racism—and antiracism—in America.
This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.

The Down Days: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982121549
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Published: Skybound Books - May 5th, 2020

In the vein of The Book of M comes a fast-paced, character-driven literary apocalyptic novel that explores life, love, and loss in a post-truth society.

In the aftermath of a deadly outbreak—reminiscent of the 1962 event of mass hysteria that was the Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic—a city at the tip of Africa is losing its mind, with residents experiencing hall

Homegoing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101971062
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery.

Ugly Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425287774
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Published: Puffin Books - February 7th, 2017

This true story of an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face is perfect for fans of Wonder—now with exclusive paperback content!

The Hearts Of Horses Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547085753
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 8th, 2008

Award-winning author Molly Gloss' The Hearts of Horses is an elegant, heartwarming story about the profound connections between people and animals.

In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote county in eastern Oregon, looking for work “gentling” wild horses.

Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Bestseller
Named a Best Essay Collection of the Decade by Literary Hub

The Library at Mount Char: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553418620
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Published: Crown - March 15th, 2016

“Wholly original . . . the work of the newest major talent in fantasy.”—The Wall Street Journal

Freakishly compelling . . . through heart-thumping acts of violence and laugh-out-loud moments, this book practically dares you to keep reading.—Atlanta Magazine

A missing God.

The Oblivion Seekers Cover Image
By Isabelle Eberhardt, Paul Bowles (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780872860827
Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

Stories and journal notes by an extraordinary young woman--adventurer and traveler, Arabic scholar, Sufi mystic and adept of the Djillala cult.

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316229296
Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)

This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.

Rule of Capture: A Novel (Dystopian Lawyer #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062859099
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Published: Harper Voyager - August 13th, 2019

“This one is fresh, intelligent, and emotional with a plot that envisions an alternate reality hard to dismiss as unreal.  It’s a legal thriller, with a big twist, stirring and imaginative, brimming with skullduggery, that will have you asking: is this possible?”-- New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry

The Left Hand of Darkness: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, David Mitchell (Foreword by), Charlie Jane Anders (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780441007318
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Published: Ace - July 1st, 2000


Ursula K. Le Guin’s groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

Friday Black Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328911247
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously surreal, and, at times, heartbreakingly satirical look at what it’s like to be young and black in America.
From the start of this extraordinary debut, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s writing will grab you, haunt you, enrage and invigorate you.