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The Blackbirds

The Blackbirds

Eric Jerome Dickey

 Kwanzaa Brown, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Erica Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters, and will go to the ends of the earth for one another. Yet even their deep bond can’t heal all wounds from their individual pasts, as the women struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires.


Lovecraft Country

Lovecraft Country

Matt Ruff

The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy.


What is Not Yours is Not Yours

What is Not Yours is Not Yours

Helen Oyeyemi

The reader is invited into a world of lost libraries and locked gardens, of marshlands where the drowned dead live and a city where all the clocks have stopped; students hone their skills at puppet school, and the Homely Wench Society commits a guerrilla book-swap. A collection of towering imagination, marked by beauty.


Lust & Wonder

Lust & Wonder

Augusten Burroughs

In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he’s had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out.


The Vanishing Velazquez

The Vanishing Velazquez

Laura Cumming

From one of the world’s most expert art critics, the incredible true story—part art history and part mystery—of a Velazquez portrait that went missing and the obsessed nineteenth-century bookseller determined to prove he had found it.


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