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  • Seasons of Purgatory

    Translated by Sara Khalili ...
    The first English-language story collection from “one of Iran’s most important living fiction writers” (Guardian), “a playful, whip-smart literary conjuror: a Kundera or Rushdie of post-Khomeini Iran” (Wall Street Journal)In Seasons of Purgatory, the fantastical and the visceral merge in tales of tender desire and collective violence, the boredom and brutality of war, and the clash of modern urban ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

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  • Daughter of the Moon Goddess

    A Novel

    by Sue Lynn Tan ...
    series Celestial Kingdom #1
    A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess, Chang’e , in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm and sets her on a dangerous path—where choices come with deadly consequences, and she risks losing more than her heart.Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

    A Novel

    Written with a delightfully dry sense of humour and the wisdom of a born storyteller, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand explores the risks one takes when pursuing happiness in the face of family obligation and tradition.When retired Major Pettigrew strikes up an unlikely friendship with Mrs. Ali, the Pakistani village shopkeeper, he is drawn out of his regimented world and forced to confront the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • A Bollywood Affair

    by Sonali Dev ...
    “An impressive debut . . . Vibrant and exuberantly romantic, Affair is chock full of details that reflect India’s social and cultural flux.”—NPR.orgMili Rathod hasn’t seen her husband in twenty years—not since she was promised to him at the age of four. Yet marriage has allowed Mili a freedom rarely given to girls in her village. Her grandmother has even allowed her to leave India and study in ... Read more

    $7.69 USD

  • God of Mercy

    A Novel

    by Okezie Nwoka ...
    **“Nwoka’s debut feels like a dream, or a fable, or something in between . . . Recommended for fans of Nnedi Okorafor’s Remote Control or Nghi Vo’s The Empress of Salt and Fortune.” —Ashley Rayner, Booklist"[God of Mercy] owes a debt to Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, revising that novel's message for the recent past . . . A well-turned dramatization of spiritual and social culture clashes." ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Forgotten Life of Arthur Pettinger

    absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction

    'This story has great depths of emotion, highs and lows, and I found it utterly gripping!' Christina Courtenay'A deeply moving story of love in all its forms – I adored it' Mandy BaggotThe secrets of the past won't remain hidden forever...Arthur Pettinger's memory isn't what it used to be. He can't always remember the names of his grandchildren, where he lives or which way round his slippers go. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba

    Named one of 2021’s Most Anticipated Historical Novels and Best Beach Reads by Entertainment Weekly ∙ Oprah Magazine ∙ Travel + Leisure ∙ BuzzFeed ∙ Parade ∙ PopSugar ∙ Bustle ∙ SheReads ∙ Brit + Co and more!**“An exciting and inspiring read that shows us how womanhood, courage and revolution are three words that often mean the same thing.”―NPRAt the end of the nineteenth century, three ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Kite Runner Graphic Novel

    The perennial bestseller-now available as a sensational new graphic novel.Since its publication in 2003, nearly 7 million readers have discovered The Kite Runner. Through Khaled Hosseini's brilliant writing, a previously unknown part of the world was brought to vivid life for readers. Now, in this beautifully illustrated graphic novel adaptation, Hosseini brings his compelling story to a new ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

    by Dawnie Walton ...
    An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICKNAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY BARACK OBAMA * THE WASHINGTON POST *NPR* ESQUIRE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * GOODREADS * THE MILLIONS * READER’S DIGEST * ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $6.99 USD

  • The Space Between Us

    A Novel

    **“This is a story intimately and compassionately told against the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.”—Washington Post Book World“Bracingly honest.”**—New York Times Book ReviewThe author of Bombay Time, If Today Be Sweet, and The Weight of Heaven, Thrity Umrigar is as adept and compelling in The Space Between Us—vividly capturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, .. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Dragon Republic

    by R. F Kuang ...
    series The Poppy War #2
    Rin’s story continues in this acclaimed sequel to The Poppy War—an epic fantasy combining the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters.The war is over.The war has just begun.Three times throughout its history, Nikan has fought for its survival in the bloody Poppy Wars. Though the third battle has just ended, shaman and warrior Rin cannot forget the atrocity she ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Marriage of a Thousand Lies

    by SJ Sindu ...
    “What a gorgeous, heartbreaking novel.”—Roxane GayA necessary and exciting addition to both the Sri Lankan-American and LGBTQ canons, SJ Sindu's debut novel offers a moving and sharply rendered exploration of friendship, family, love, and loss.Lucky and her husband, Krishna, are gay. They present an illusion of marital bliss to their conservative Sri Lankan–American families, while each dates on ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Island of Missing Trees

    A Novel

    by Elif Shafak ...
    A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK"A wise novel of love and grief, roots and branches, displacement and home, faith and belief. Balm for our bruised times." -David Mitchell, author of Utopia AvenueA rich, magical new novel on belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal, from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World.Two teenagers, a Greek C... ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • The Secrets Between Us

    A Novel

    “A powerful, urgent novel that wields issues of gender and class like a blade. . . . This intergenerational novel asks hard questions about who we are, who we can become, and what awaits on the other side of our becoming. Thrity Umrigar is known as a bold and generous writer, and The Secrets Between Us only further establishes her reputation.” — Wiley Cash, author of The Last BalladBhima, the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

    An Oprah's Book Club Novel

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTIONLONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR DEBUT NOVEL • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION • A FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR FICTION • SHORTLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE • LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZEA New Yo... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Burning God

    by R. F Kuang ...
    series The Poppy War #3
    The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F. Kuang’s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Welcome to Lagos

    A Novel

    “Storylines and twists abound. But action is secondary to atmosphere: Onuzo excels at evoking a stratified city, where society weddings feature ‘ice sculptures as cold as the unmarried belles’ and thugs write tidy receipts for kickbacks extorted from homeless travelers.” —The New YorkerWhen army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows it is time to desert his post. As ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Incendiaries

    A Novel

    by R. O. Kwon ...
    **Now a National Bestseller"Religion, politics, and love collide in this slim but powerful novel reminiscent of Donna Tartt's The Secret History, with menace and mystery lurking in every corner." --People Magazine"The most buzzed-about debut of the summer, as it should be...unusual and enticing ... The Incendiaries arrives at precisely the right moment." --The Washington Post"Radiant...A dark, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)

    by Min Jin Lee ...
    **A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 * A USA TODAY TOP TEN OF 2017 * JULY PICK FOR THE PBS NEWSHOUR-NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CLUB NOW READ THIS * ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Bangkok Wakes to Rain

    A Novel

    **"Recreates the experience of living in Thailand's aqueous climate so viscerally that you can feel the water rising around your ankles." —Ron Charles, Washington Post"Important, ambitious, and accomplished." —Mohsin Hamid, New York Times bestselling author of Exit West**A missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $10.99 USD

  • Provinces of Night

    A Novel

    by William Gay ...
    It’s 1952, and E.F. Bloodworth is finally coming home to Ackerman’s Field, Tennessee. Itinerant banjo picker and volatile vagrant, he’s been gone ever since he gunned down a deputy thirty years before. Two of his sons won’t be home to greet him: Warren lives a life of alcoholic philandering down in Alabama, and Boyd has gone to Detroit in vengeful pursuit of his wife and the peddler she ran off ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Men of No Property

    Dorothy Salisbury Davis brings to life the joys, hardships, and challenges of the Irish in New York City, following the lives of five people from their voyage to America in 1848 through fifteen turbulent yearsWhen the Valiant weighs anchor, the Irish that are crammed into her hold break into song, and with the hymn, say good-bye to the island of their birth. Famine, nationalism, and sectarian ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Tripmaster Monkey

    His Fake Book

    series Vintage International
    Driven by his dream to write and stage an epic stage production of interwoven Chinese novelsWittman Ah Sing, a Chinese-American hippie in the late '60s. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge

    A Singaporean Mystery

    by Ovidia Yu ...
    Rosie “Aunty” Lee—feisty widow, amateur sleuth and proprietor of Singapore’s best-loved home cooking restaurant—is back in another delectable, witty mystery set in Singapore.Slightly hobbled by a twisted ankle, crime-solving restaurateur Aunty Lee begrudgingly agrees to take a rest from running her famous café, Aunty Lee’s Delights, and turns over operations to her friend and new business partner ... Read more

    $11.99 USD