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The Garden of Monsters
The Garden of Monsters

In Southern Tuscany, two families go to war while a young woman discovers her path.

Las Biuty Queens
Las Biuty Queens

A dazzling collection of stories based on the author's life.

House of Sticks
House of Sticks

A memoir by 25-year-old Ly Tran about her immigrant experience and her recent family history in the aftermath of the…

Genesis
Genesis

A short, humanistic tour of the origins of the universe, earth, and life.

The Ideal City
The Ideal City

Chronicles the design of urban futures.

A Ghost in the Throat
A Ghost in the Throat

Arecord of literary obsession and a narrative about the erasure of a people.

Heaven

An illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity in our contemporary societies.

Leonard and Hungry Paul
Leonard and Hungry Paul

A disarming novel that asks a simple question: Can gentle people change the world?

Love in Case of Emergency
Love in Case of Emergency

What happens when women fulfill their roles as wives, mothers, friends, lovers, sisters, and daughters? What comes next…

Popisho
Popisho

A wildly imaginative narrative across islands, through history, and into the lives of unforgettable characters.

Painting Time
Painting Time

An aesthetic and existential coming-of-age novel exploring the apprenticeship of a young female painter.

Hot Stew
Hot Stew

A story about money and power, love and art, sex work and gentrification.

Terminal Boredom
Terminal Boredom

Short stories that borrow themes and subjects familiar to readers of Philip K. Dick fused with a conflicted, tortured,…

Mona
Mona

A young author escapes her downward spiral of drugs and erotic detours in California only to find a fresh hell at an…

On Time and Water
On Time and Water

A travel story, a world history, and a reminder to live in harmony with future generations.

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