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  • Dept. of Speculation
    Jenny Offill
    Hardcover: 01/28/2014
     
    Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of ...
  • Love Is a Canoe
    Ben Schrank
    Paperback: 01/07/2014
     
    In Love Is a Canoe, Ben Schrank delivers a smart, funny, romantic, and hugely satisfying novel about the ...
  • Luminous Airplanes : A Novel
    Paul LaFarge
    Paperback: 10/02/2012
     
    A decade after the publication of Haussmann, or the Distinction, his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century ...
  • Zone One : A Novel
    Colson Whitehead
    Paperback: 07/10/2012
     
    Both spine chilling and playfully cerebral, Zone One brilliantly subverts the genre's conventions and ...
  • The Astral : A Novel
    Kate Christensen
    Paperback: 06/12/2012
     
    From the PEN/Faulkner Award–winning author of The Great Man, a scintillating novel of love, loss, and ...
  • Firmin
    Sam Savage
    Paperback: 01/01/2009
     
    Firmin is a rat born in a book (a shredded copy of Finneggans Wake), who finds the books he consumes also ...
  • An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England : A Novel
    Brock Clarke
    Paperback: 09/02/2008
     
    As a teenager, Sam Pulsifer's accidentally torches an American landmark, and killed two people in the blaze. ...

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