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The Window Seat
The Window Seat

In this collection of essays, novelist Forna touches on travel, trauma, and family. It reads as a sort of nonlinear…

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.

Rhapsody
Rhapsody

A fact-based historical novel set primarily in New York City in the 1920s and inspired by the decade-long relationship…

The Conductors
The Conductors

As a conductor on the Underground Railroad, Hetty Rhodes helped usher dozens of people north with her wits and magic. Now…

Vera
Vera

Narrowly surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a bordello proprietor's daughter bonds with an unlikely new family…

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