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  • The Portable Veblen: A Novel
    Elizabeth McKenzie
    Paperback: 11/01/2016
     
    An exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a ...
  • The Association of Small Bombs
    Karan Mahajan
    Hardcover: 03/22/2016
     
    The Association of Small Bombs is an expansive and deeply humane novel that is at once groundbreaking in its ...
  • Paint Your Wife
    Lloyd Jones
    Paperback: 03/15/2016
     
    Paint Your Wife is a colorful, sensual novel, brimming with rich stories and even richer characters.
  • A Map of Betrayal
    Ha Jin
    Paperback: 07/07/2015
     
    From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: a riveting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties ...
  • The Orchard of Lost Souls
    Nadifa Mohamed
    Paperback: 06/16/2015
     
    From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia's tragic...
  • Be Safe I Love You
    Cara Hoffman
    Paperback: 04/21/2015
     
    A novel about war and homecoming, love and duty, and an impassioned look at the effects of war on women—...
  • The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
    Bob Shacochis
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    A magnum opus that brings to life an intricate portrait of catastrophic events that led up to the war on ...

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