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The Breathing Place

Cal Bedient

“Bracing.”—Library Journal
 
“Dazzling, peculiar, piquant, The Breathing Place is bold and picaresque, with dashes of the Western. His kaleidoscopic play on these dark times tickles the ear, drenches the senses, and saturates the mind. I absolutely love this book and you should too.”—Cathy Park Hong, author of Minor Feelings   

Paper $17.95

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Quiet Orient Riot
Nathalie Khankan

“Urgent and open‑hearted, this absorbing debut collection has Khankan musing, 'to say i once wrote an email to mahmoud darwish i don’t know if he saw about being newly arrived in the occupied territories | before i knew to call it territory' … This work will attract a broad cross‑section of readers, whether their concerns are politics, parenting, or poetics.”—Library Journal

Paper $17.95

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wyrd] bird
Claire Marie Stancek

“Don’t miss outrageously word‑hungry Claire Marie Stancek’s wyrd] bird.“—Library Journal

“Stancek has a careful, gorgeous eye and ear, and her lines will make you stop in your tracks.”—Jennifer Firestone, author of Story  

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This Red Metropolis What Remains
Leia Penina Wilson

“Wilson conjures her magic as a poet in service of questions that, themselves, form during the act of reading itself. All of this feels quite generous and free, optimistic, while at the same time speaking to survival.”—Bhanu Kapil, author of How to Wash a Heart

Paper $17.95

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Storage Unit for the Spirit House
Maw Shein Win

“It is as though Win operates a time machine, moving through the experiences of her life with great alacrity, erring always on the side of self‑awareness and wisdom. Win longs for memory the way some people long for wealth or fame.”—LA Review of Books

Paper $17.95

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The Lower East Side Tenement Reclamation Association
David Rothman

“Rothman’s novel lands readers in a magical New York City, where portals and keys lead to wondrous places. But moreover, it’s a story that profoundly explores the weight of loss, the complexities of family, and the power of nostalgia.”—Noah Lederman, author of A World Erased

Paper $6.95


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