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  • Fame

    The Hijacking of Reality

    "Wholly riveting."--New York Times Book Review"Justine Bateman was famous before selfies replaced autographs, and bags of fan mail gave way to Twitter shitstorms. And here's the good news: she took notes along the way. Justine steps through the looking glass of her own celebrity, shatters it, and pieces together, beyond the shards and splinters, a reflection of her true self. The transformation is ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Boston Noir 2

    The Classics

    series Akashic Noir
    Boston Noir 2: The Classics is now a Boston Globe best seller!"The contributor list is delightfully quirky...The collection's unifying element is a deep understanding of Boston's Byzantine worlds of race and class--as seen terrifyingly in Andre Dubus's tale of milltown resentment and pampered preppies."--Boston Globe"14 superior selections in this 'classics' volume in Akashic's series of regional ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Reservoir

    A former Wall Street veteran, quarantined by the coronavirus, becomes consumed with madness—or the fulfillment of his own mythic fate."A lonely ex-financier stuck in his apartment during the Covid-19 pandemic becomes obsessed with the Central Park Reservoir and slowly goes mad."—New York Times Book Review"[Duchovny’s] novella The Reservoir, set in New York City, probes how pandemic isolation has ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • An Unkindness of Ghosts

    One of the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the past decade, selected by NPROne of the 50 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time, selected by EsquireOne of the 100 Most Influential Queer Books of All Time, selected by BooklistA Best Book of 2017: NPR, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Bustle, Bookish, Barnes & Noble, Chicago Publi... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Creatures of Passage

    With echoes of Toni Morrison's Beloved, Yejidé's novel explores a forgotten quadrant of Washington, DC, and the ghosts that haunt it.Longlisted for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction!"Yejidé’s writing captures both real news and spiritual truths with the deftness and capacious imagination of her writing foremothers: Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison and N.K. Jemisin...Creatures of Passage is that ... Read more

    $18.79 USD $12.99 USD

  • Simon's Cat Off to the Vet

    And Other Cat-astrophes

    by Simon Tofield ...
    A hilarious take on every cat’s worst nightmare. “Guaranteed laugh out loud material . . . Simon’s cat is certainly the Snoopy of the cat world.”—Chicago TribuneIn the last five years, Simon’s Cat has become a global phenomenon. Star of thirty-nine films, which have been watched over 500 million times, and winner of a dozen major industry awards, Simon’s Cat has captured the hearts of a worldwide ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Age of Dreaming

    A Novel

    by Nina Revoyr ...
    In 1960s L.A., a Japanese American former silent film star investigates a mystery from his dark past in this novel by the author of Southland.Jun Nakayama was a silent film star in the early days of Hollywood. By 1964, he is living in complete obscurity, until a young writer, Nick Bellinger, tracks him down for an interview. When Bellinger reveals that he has written a screenplay with Nakayama in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Lunatic

    This novel reveals that lunacy is by no means restricted to the village madman. . . . “By far the funniest book I’ve read in a decade” (The Washington Post Book World).In Jamaica, Aloysius is tolerated by his neighbors, but forced to eke out a living by doing odd jobs and use the hospitable woodlands for shelter. Starved of human companionship, he has running conversations with trees and plants ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Andean Express

    This moody murder mystery set during an overnight train journey in 1950s South America “delights like strong coffee savored in a cosmopolitan cafe” (Publishers Weekly).In 1952, a train makes its way from La Paz, Bolivia, to the Chilean seaport of Arica. Among the passengers are: a businessman with his much-younger wife, a man in priest’s garb hiding a secret, Irish and Russian expatriates, a miner ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Committee

    A Novel

    “Transmutes Lavender Scare investigators’ ruthless assaults on suspected homosexuals in 1950s Gainesville into heart-racing fiction.” —New York Journal of BooksIn the late 1950s, Gainesville, Florida, seems to be a sleepy university town. Its residents live, by outward appearances, ordinary lives. And yet the town is far from ordinary. The most private acts of professors, students, townspeople ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Dance of the Jakaranda

    by Peter Kimani ...
    “This funny, perceptive and ambitious work of historical fiction by a Kenyan poet and novelist explores his country’s colonial past and its legacy.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ ChoiceSet in the shadow of Kenya’s independence from Great Britain, Dance of the Jakaranda reimagines the special circumstances that brought black, brown and white men together to lay the railroad that ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Fighting in the Shade

    “A brilliant, fearless look at the savage rites of passage that exist in the fraternity of American sports . . . gripping and unforgettable.” —Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic RiverIn 1964, seventeen-year-old Billy Dyer is a newcomer to Oleander, a Gulf Coast Florida town whose old guard define football as the ancient Spartans did their Agoge. It is a mode of brutal tutelage that forges the hearts ... Read more

    $12.99 USD