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Tommy Orange
Current price: $17.00
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A wondrous and shattering award-winning novel that follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. A contemporary classic, this “astonishing lit ... Read More about
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Rion Amilcar Scott
Current price: $16.95
Finalist • PEN / Jean Stein Book AwardLonglisted • Aspen Words Literary PrizeBest Books of the Year: Washington Post, NPR, Buzzfeed and EntropyBest Short Story Collections of the Year: Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, the New York Public Library, and Electric Literature Welcome to Cross River, Maryl ... Read More about
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Arundhati Roy
Current price: $18.00
BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An affluent Indian family is forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness “[The God of Small Things] offers such magic, mystery, and sadness that, literally, this reader turned the last page and deci ... Read More about
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Current price: $18.99
"One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race. . . . Mr. Garcia Marquez has done nothing less than to create in the reader a sense of all that is profound, meaningful, and meaningless in life." —Wil ... Read More about
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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  Nothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita. One spring afternoon, the Devil, trailing f ... Read More about
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Here is the Nobel Prize winner in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades that "speaks to today’s social and political moment as directly as this morning’s headlines” (NPR). These pages give us her searing prayer for the ... Read More about
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion that explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage—and a life, in good times and bad—that will speak to anyone who has ev ... Read More about
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'It was with awe That I beheld Fresh leaves, green leaves, Bright in the sun'  In his perfectly crafted haiku poems, Basho described the natural world with great simplicity and delicacy of feeling. When he composed The Narrow Road to the Deep North, he was an ardent student of Zen Buddhism, setting ... Read More about
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Join Monkey D. Luffy and his swashbuckling crew in their search for the ultimate treasure, the One Piece. As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally ate the Gum-Gum Fruit, an enchanted Devil Fruit that gave him the ability to stretc ... Read More about
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A romance of convenience between two college women soon becomes the real thing. Shy Miwa has always dreamed of finding love, but living in small-town Japan made finding the right match difficult—especially since she likes girls! Even going away to college didn’t seem to help, until one day her outgo ... Read More about
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Kanehito Yamada
Current price: $11.99
The adventure is over but life goes on for an elf mage just beginning to learn what living is all about. Elf mage Frieren and her courageous fellow adventurers have defeated the Demon King and brought peace to the land. But Frieren will long outlive the rest of her former party. How will she come to ... Read More about
Yoshihiro Togashi
Previous price: $11.99 Current price: $9.99
Plucky Gon’s quest to find his dad leads him into a whole world of crazy adventure. Hunters are a special breed, dedicated to tracking down treasures, magical beasts, and even other people. But such pursuits require a license, and less than one in a hundred thousand can pass the grueling qualificati ... Read More about
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