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Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction
Longlisted for the National Book Award in Translated Literature
An unflinchingly raw and lyrical exploration of a mother's grief and how it transforms her relationship to time, reality, and language.
The Remainder by Alia Trabucco Zerán
Shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize
A coffin, a camera, a bottle of pisco: three friends embark on a road trip through the Andes to confront a history they can neither remember nor forget.
Indecency by Justin Phillip Reed
Winner of the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry
Intricate, intimate, difficult, and confrontational poems that push at the boundaries of selfhood, skin, culture, sexuality, and blood.
A delightfully dense, fast-paced comedy with notes of László Krasznahorkai and Saul Bellow.
Jakarta by Rodrigo Márquz Tizano
In this hallucinatory novel of ruin and reconstruction, a man and his lover search for closure while a virulent plague hastens disaster in the world around them.
Savage Conversations by LeAnne Howe
The 1862 mass execution of thirty-eight Dakota nightly haunts Mary Todd Lincoln, institutionalized and alone with her ghosts.
Art and the Artist
Empty Words by Mario Levrero
From a legendary cult figure in Latin American literature, the story of a writer who obsessively observes his own handwriting in search of answers about his identity.
Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through by T Fleischmann
W.G. Sebald meets Maggie Nelson in an autobiographical narrative of embodiment, visual art, history, and loss.
Socialist Realism by Trisha Low
Moving west—from Singapore to America, from New York to California—a woman examines the myth of “finding home” even as she comes to terms with its impossibilities.