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  • Under the Udala Trees
    Chinelo Okparanta
    Paperback: 09/20/2016
     
    Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful ...
  • The Atomic Weight of Love
    Elizabeth Church
    Hardcover: 05/03/2016
     
    In the spirit of The Aviator's Wife and Loving Frank, this resonant debut spans the years from World War II ...
  • Academy Street
    Mary Costello
    Paperback: 04/05/2016
     
    A vibrant, intimate, hypnotic portrait of one woman's life, from an important new writer.
  • Island of a Thousand Mirrors
    Nayomi Munaweera
    Paperback: 01/05/2016
     
    A stunning literary debut of two young women on opposing sides of the devastating Sri Lankan Civil War—...
  • Land of Love and Drowning
    Tiphanie Yanique
    Paperback: 07/21/2015
     
    A major debut from an award-winning writer—an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of ...
  • The Invention of Exile: A Novel
    Vanessa Manko
    Paperback: 07/14/2015
     
    Through the unforgettable character of Austin Voronkov, Manko explores the little-known period in American ...
  • We Are Not Ourselves
    Matthew Thomas
    Paperback: 06/02/2015
     
    Epic in scope, heroic in character, and masterful in prose, We Are Not Ourselves is a multigenerational ...

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