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9781612195650 | Melville Pub House, November 8, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores. East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered...read more

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9780316267724 | Mulholland Books, October 18, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores.

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Product Description:  “There is lyricism in the language of Ms. Ermelino’s splendid collection that lulls us, line after seductive line, from the mundane to the menacing. Malafemmena is the work of a bold and original writer.”—Gay Talese  “What Louisa Ermelino knows about the heart could fill a book and has...read more

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9781941411292 | Sarabande Books, August 9, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition:  “There is lyricism in the language of Ms.

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Product Description: A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.“You get in the habit of living a certain kind of life, you keep going in a certain direction, but most of the pressure on you is just momentum...read more

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9780062376619 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, July 5, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.
9780571313402 | Gardners Books, July 2, 2015, cover price $24.70 | About this edition: A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.

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Product Description: From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of How to Be an American Housewife—the poignant story of estranged sisters reunited when a mysterious request from their ailing mother reveals a long-buried family secret.   Rachel and Drew Snow might be sisters, but their lives have followed completely different paths...read more

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9781410479914 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 17, 2015), cover price $31.99
9780399170805 | Putnam Pub Group, April 7, 2015, cover price $26.95

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9780425279212 | Reprint edition (Putnam Pub Group, March 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of How to Be an American Housewife—the poignant story of estranged sisters reunited when a mysterious request from their ailing mother reveals a long-buried family secret.

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9781618731142 | Small Beer Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $24.00

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Product Description: "Amy Gustine's You Should Pity Us Instead is a devastating, funny, and astonishingly frank collection of stories. Gustine can be brutally honest about the murky calculations, secret dreams and suppressed malice to which most of us never admit, not even to ourselves...read more

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9781941411193 | Sarabande Books, February 9, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Amy Gustine's You Should Pity Us Instead is a devastating, funny, and astonishingly frank collection of stories.

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Product Description: It is a sultry August at the very end of the twentieth century, and Tristano is dying. A hero of the Italian Resistance, Tristano has called a writer to his bedside to listen to his life story, though, really, “you don’t tell a life…you live a life, and while you’re living it, it’s already lost, has slipped away...read more
By Elizabeth Harris (trans)

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9780914671244 | Archipelago Books, November 10, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: It is a sultry August at the very end of the twentieth century, and Tristano is dying.

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Paperback:

9781566894098 | Italian edition edition (Coffee House Pr, September 15, 2015), cover price $16.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504664585 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $24.95
9781504664578 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Private Life holds up a mirror to the moral corruption in the interstices of the Barcelona high society Sagarra was born into. Boudoirs of demimonde tramps, card games dilapidating the fortunes of milquetoast aristocrats - and how they scheme to conceal them - fading manors of selfish scions, and back rooms provided by social-climbing seamstresses are portrayed in vivid, sordid, and literary detail...read more
By Mary Ann Newman (trans)

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9780914671268 | Archipelago Books, November 24, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Private Life holds up a mirror to the moral corruption in the interstices of the Barcelona high society Sagarra was born into.

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By Joshua Cohen (introduced by), Bohumil Hrabal and James Naughton (trans)

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9781590178409 | New York Review of Books, June 30, 2015, cover price $16.95

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These nine globe-trotting, unforgettable stories from Mia Alvar, a remarkable new literary talent, vividly give voice to the women and men of the Filipino diaspora. Here are exiles, emigrants, and wanderers uprooting their families from the Philippines to begin new lives in the Middle East, the United States, and elsewhere—and, sometimes, turning back again. A pharmacist living in New York smuggles drugs to his ailing father in Manila, only to discover alarming truths about his family and his past. In Bahrain, a Filipina teacher drawn to a special pupil finds, to her surprise, that she is questioning her own marriage. A college student leans on her brother, a laborer in Saudi Arabia, to support her writing ambitions, without realizing that his is the life truly made for fiction. And in the title story, a journalist and a nurse face an unspeakable trauma amidst the political turmoil of the Philippines in the 1970s and ’80s. In the Country speaks to the heart of everyone who has ever searched for a place to call home. From teachers to housemaids, from mothers to sons, Alvar’s powerful debut collection explores the universal experiences of loss, displacement, and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined. Deeply compassionate and richly felt, In the Country marks the emergence of a formidable new writer.

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9780385352819 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 16, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: These nine globe-trotting, unforgettable stories from Mia Alvar, a remarkable new literary talent, vividly give voice to the women and men of the Filipino diaspora.
9780387912721, titled "The Computer-Based Design Process: With 177 Figures" | Springer Verlag, March 1, 1986, cover price $59.95 | also contains The Computer-Based Design Process: With 177 Figures

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9780804171496 | Vintage Books, March 2, 2016, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: At the heart of A Dream of Kings is Leonidas Matsoukas, operator of the Pindar Counseling Service ("Solutions provided for all problems of life and love"), proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes, passionately loving husband and father, equally ardent lover of the beautiful bakeshop proprietor Anthoula, incurable gambler, and incorrigible fighter...read more
By Dan Georgakas (foreword by)

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9781611175356 | Updated edition (Univ of South Carolina Pr, March 15, 2015), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: At the heart of A Dream of Kings is Leonidas Matsoukas, operator of the Pindar Counseling Service ("Solutions provided for all problems of life and love"), proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes, passionately loving husband and father, equally ardent lover of the beautiful bakeshop proprietor Anthoula, incurable gambler, and incorrigible fighter.

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Hardcover:

9781410465313 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 8, 2014), cover price $34.99
9780374246020 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 7, 2014, cover price $25.00

Paperback:

9780374535032 | Reprint edition (Sarah Crichton Books, January 6, 2015), cover price $14.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427233400 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, January 7, 2014), cover price $29.99

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Product Description: A NEW YORK TIMES TOP BOOK OF 2015WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOKThe author of Red Sorghum and China’s most revered and critically acclaimed novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel Prize  Before the Cultural Revolution, Gugu, narrator Tadpole’s feisty aunt, is a respected midwife in her rural community...read more
By Howard Goldblatt (trans)

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9781410479617 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 3, 2015), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: A Nobel Prize–winning Author Before the Cultural Revolution, narrator Tadpole’s feisty Aunt Gugu was revered as an obstetrician in her rural China township.
9780525427988 | Reprint edition (Viking Pr, January 22, 2015), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES TOP BOOK OF 2015WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOKThe author of Red Sorghum and China’s most revered and controversial novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel PrizeIn 2012, the Nobel committee confirmed Mo Yan’s position as one of the greatest and most important writers of our time.
9780241146446 | Gardners Books, November 6, 2014, cover price $28.65

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9780143128380 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 19, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES TOP BOOK OF 2015WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOKThe author of Red Sorghum and China’s most revered and critically acclaimed novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel Prize  Before the Cultural Revolution, Gugu, narrator Tadpole’s feisty aunt, is a respected midwife in her rural community.
9780241967324 | Gardners Books, July 2, 2015, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: A NEW YORK TIMES TOP BOOK OF 2015WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOKThe author of Red Sorghum and China’s most revered and controversial novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel PrizeIn 2012, the Nobel committee confirmed Mo Yan’s position as one of the greatest and most important writers of our time.

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9781611763973 | Penguin/Highbridge, January 22, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The author of Red Sorghum and China’s most revered and controversial novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel Prize In 2012, the Nobel committee confirmed Mo Yan’s position as one of the greatest and most important writers of our time.

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By Daniel Hahn (trans)

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9781934137826 | Italian edition edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, October 14, 2014), cover price $14.95

From a breathtaking new voice, a novel about a splintered family in Kenya—a story of power and deceit, unrequited love, survival and sacrifice. Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His grief-stricken sister, Ajany, just returned from Brazil, and their father bring his body back to their crumbling home in the Kenyan drylands, seeking some comfort and peace. But the murder has stirred memories long left untouched and unleashed a series of unexpected events: Odidi and Ajany’s mercurial mother flees in a fit of rage; a young Englishman arrives at the Ogandas’ house, seeking his missing father; a hardened policeman who has borne witness to unspeakable acts reopens a cold case; and an all-seeing Trader with a murky identity plots an overdue revenge. In scenes stretching from the violent upheaval of contemporary Kenya back through a shocking political assassination in 1969 and the Mau Mau uprisings against British colonial rule in the 1950s, we come to learn the secrets held by this parched landscape, buried deep within the shared past of the family and of a conflicted nation. Here is a spellbinding novel about a brother and sister who have lost their way; about how myths come to pass, history is written, and war stains us forever.

Hardcover:

9780307961204 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 28, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: From a breathtaking new voice, a novel about a splintered family in Kenya—a story of power and deceit, unrequited love, survival and sacrifice.

Paperback:

9780345802545 | Vintage Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran. Retired, he lives alone and spends his time laboring over his unpublished novels. Irena, in her mid-thirties, has been taking care of Ernst since his surgery two years earlier. Quiet and shy, Irena is in awe of Ernst's intellect...read more

Hardcover:

9780805242959 | Italian edition edition (Schocken Books, May 6, 2014), cover price $25.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781629237404 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, June 24, 2014), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Ernst is a gruff seventy-year-old Red Army veteran.

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Sold in 70 countries around the world, translated into 25 languages, hailed by Khaled Hosseini, author of And the Mountains Echoed and The Kite Runner, who calls it "a celebration of the human heart’s eternal yearning for freedom." This is Children of the Jacaranda Tree.Neda is born in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where her mother is allowed to nurse her for a few months before the arms of a guard appear at the cell door one day and, simply, take her away. In another part of the city, three-year-old Omid witnesses the arrests of his political activist parents from his perch at their kitchen table, yogurt dripping from his fingertips. More than twenty years after the violent, bloody purge that took place inside Tehran’s prisons, Sheida learns that her father was one of those executed, that the silent void firmly planted between her and her mother all these years was not just the sad loss that comes with death, but the anguish and the horror of murder. These are the Children of the Jacaranda Tree. Set in post-revolutionary Iran from 1983 to 2011, this stunning debut novel follows a group of mothers, fathers, children, and lovers, some related by blood, others brought together by the tide of history that washes over their lives. Finally, years later, it is the next generation that is left with the burden of the past and their country’s tenuous future as a new wave of protest and political strife begins. Children of the Jacaranda Tree is an evocative portrait of three generations of men and women inspired by love and poetry, burning with idealism, chasing dreams of justice and freedom. Written in Sahar Delijani’s spellbinding prose, capturing the intimate side of revolution in a country where the weight of history is all around, it is a moving tribute to anyone who has ever answered its call.

Hardcover:

9781476709093 | Atria Books, June 18, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Sold in 70 countries around the world, translated into 25 languages, hailed by Khaled Hosseini, author of And the Mountains Echoed and The Kite Runner, who calls it "a celebration of the human heart’s eternal yearning for freedom.
9780297869023 | Orion Pub Co, June 6, 2013, cover price $20.60

Paperback:

9781476709109 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, June 17, 2014), cover price $15.00
9781780226927 | Gardners Books, January 9, 2014, cover price $12.45

CD/Spoken Word:

9781469219059 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, June 18, 2013), cover price $29.99
9781469219066 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 18, 2013), cover price $19.99

Library:

9781611739350 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, November 1, 2013), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: A COUNTRY DIVIDED BY REVOLUTION A PEOPLE UNITED BY LOVE Neda is born in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where her mother is allowed to nurse her for a few months before the arms of a guard appear at the cell door one day and, simply, take her away.

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Product Description: In this stunning debut novel, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college student, falls in love with Adé, a young Swahili man living on an idyllic island off the coast of Kenya, the two plan to marry and envision a simple life together―free of worldly possessions and concerns...read more

Hardcover:

9780544149229 | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 29, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In this stunning debut novella, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781480539921 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 29, 2013), cover price $19.99
9781480544307 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 29, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In this stunning debut novel, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart.

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Product Description: Elegant, brutal, and profound—this magnificent debut captures the grit and glory of modern Hawai'i with breathtaking force and accuracy.   In a stunning collection that announces the arrival of an incredible talent, Kristiana Kahakauwila travels the islands of Hawai'i, making the fabled place her own...read more

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9780770436254 | Hogarth Pr, July 9, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Elegant, brutal, and profound—this magnificent debut captures the grit and glory of modern Hawai'i with breathtaking force and accuracy.

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Product Description: This enchanting novel of interwoven legends burns with both gentle intelligence and human warmthThis extraordinary book, derived from the long oral tradition of storytelling in Afghanistan, presents a mesmerizing portrait of a people who triumph with intelligence and humor over the oppressions of political dictators and an unforgiving landscape...read more

Hardcover:

9780670026487 | Viking Pr, April 18, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This enchanting novel of interwoven legends burns with both gentle intelligence and human warmthThis extraordinary book, derived from the long oral tradition of storytelling in Afghanistan, presents a mesmerizing portrait of a people who triumph with intelligence and humor over the oppressions of political dictators and an unforgiving landscape.

Paperback:

9780143125396 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, November 25, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This enchanting novel of interwoven legends burns with both gentle intelligence and human warmthThis extraordinary book, derived from the long oral tradition of storytelling in Afghanistan, presents a mesmerizing portrait of a people who triumph with intelligence and humor over the oppressions of political dictators and an unforgiving landscape.

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An engrossing novel inspired by a true event about unresolved family history and racial tensions that threaten a Florida community.JOLIE HOYT IS A GOOD SOUTHERN GIRL living in Hendrix, a small Florida Panhandle town. The daughter of a Pentecostal preacher who sells insurance on the side, and the best friend of a lively beauty who moves to the big city to pursue a career in interior design, Jolie is all too aware of her family’s closet full of secrets and long-held distrust of outsiders. Nevertheless, she throws caution to the wind when she meets Sam Lense, a Jewish anthropology student from Miami, who is in town to study the ethnic makeup of the region. Jolie and Sam fall recklessly in love and dream of beginning a life together, far away from Jolie’s buried past. But their affair ends abruptly when Sam is discovered to have pried too deeply into Hendrix’s dark racial history and he becomes the latest victim in a long tradition of small-town violence. Twelve years later, when a black businessman from Memphis returns to Hendrix to do right by his father’s memory, Jolie and Sam are brought together again. They are forced to revisit the unresolved issues of their young love and finally shed light on the ugly history of Jolie’s hometown. A complex and compulsively readable Southern saga, continuing in the tradition established by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and brought into the new millennium by writers like Karen Russell and Kathryn Stockett, American Ghost was inspired by Janis Owens’s extensive research on a real lynching that occurred in 1934 in Marianna, Florida. American Ghost is a richly woven exploration of how the events of our past haunt our present.

Hardcover:

9781451674637 | Scribner, October 9, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An engrossing novel inspired by a true event about unresolved family history and racial tensions that threaten a Florida community.

Paperback:

9781451674651 | Reprint edition (Scribner, March 12, 2013), cover price $19.99

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