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  • At the Edge of the Woods QUICK VIEW At the Edge of the Woods a novel by
    Kathryn Bromwich

    A Best Book of 2023

    "An accomplished, unsettling debut... of what it means to inhabit a female body but to reject femininity, and to feel a connection with the natural world that embodies both awe and terror. In this, its themes could not be more timely."
    —Stephanie Merritt,
    The Guardian


    With assurance and remarkable dexterity, Kathryn Bromwich’s masterful debut novel is a rich, gorgeously descriptive account of a woman hiding from old ghosts and new in the Italian Alps, while rekindling her own sense of self through nature.

    At the Edge of the Woods

    a novel by
    Kathryn Bromwich


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    "Bromwich infects the senses with dread and wicked insight from the first page to the last—this is a stunning experience not to be missed."
    —Maryse Meijer, author of The Seventh Mansion

    With assurance and remarkable dexterity, Kathryn Bromwich’s masterful debut novel is a rich, gorgeously descriptive account of a woman hiding from old ghosts and new in the Italian Alps, while rekindling her own sense of self through nature.

  • Crapalachia New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING) QUICK VIEW Crapalachia New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING) a memoir by
    Scott McClanahan

    A Best Book of 2013
    "[McClanahan] aims to
    lasso the moon."
    New York Times Book Review

    An endearing and haunting coming-of-age story that announces McClanahan as a resounding talent. Coming Soon!

    Crapalachia New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING)

    a memoir by
    Scott McClanahan


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    *One of the Best Books of 2013The Millions, Flavorwire, Dazed & Confused, The L Magazine, Time Out Chicago

    "McClanahan's prose is miasmic, dizzying, repetitive. A rushing river of words that reflects the chaos and humanity of the place from which he hails. [McClanahan] aims to lasso the moon... He is not a writer of half-measures. The man has purpose. This is his symphony, every note designed to resonate, to linger."
    Allison Glock, New York Times Book Review

     

    Synopsis

    Crapalachia is a portrait of Scott McClanahan’s formative years, coming of age in rural West Virginia, during a stretch of time where he was deeply influenced by his Grandma Ruby and Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. 

    Peopled by colorful characters and their quirky stories, Crapalachia interweaves oral folklore and area history, providing an ambitious and powerful snapshot of overlooked Americana. 

    Beyond the artistry, there is an optimism, a genuine love for people and the past and memories. Even more, there is a grasp to bridge the disconnect between reader and writer, for McClanahan’s stories to bind us closer to one another.

  • I Sing to Use the Waiting QUICK VIEW I Sing to Use the Waiting a collection of essays by
    Zachary Pace

    January 2024!

    "These essays span much more than women singers... How beautiful for a book’s form to echo what’s at the heart of this collection: The intersection of pop culture, social issues, and personal experience make up Pace’s claiming of their voice."
    —Rachel León, Split Lip Magazine


    With remarkable grace, candor, and a poet’s ear for prose, Zachary Pace recounts the women singers — from Cat Power to Madonna, Kim Gordon to Rihanna — who shaped them as a young person coming-of-age in rural New York, first discovering their own queer voice.

    I Sing to Use the Waiting

    a collection of essays by
    Zachary Pace


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    With remarkable grace, candor, and a poet’s ear for prose, Zachary Pace recounts the women singers — from Cat Power to Madonna, Kim Gordon to Rihanna — who shaped them as a young person coming-of-age in rural New York, first discovering their own queer voice.

    With remarkable grace, candor, and a poet’s ear for prose, Zachary Pace recounts the women singers — from Cat Power to Madonna, Kim Gordon to Rihanna — who shaped them as a young person coming-of-age in rural New York, first discovering their own queer voice.

  • Landscapes QUICK VIEW Landscapes a novel by
    Christine Lai

    A Best Book of 2023

    "A rich meditation on the burden of remembrance, the ruins of the past, and the ruins that climate crisis will soon bring us, Landscapes is a tightly woven debut that travels easily between epistles, point of view shifts, and art criticism... As much as Landscapes is about destruction and decay, it is equally about picking up the ruins and rebuilding."
    —Christina Wood, Full Stop


    Recalling the works of Rachel Cusk and Kazuo Ishiguro, Landscapes is an evocative reinvention of the pastoral and the country house novel for our age of catastrophe, and announces the arrival of an extraordinarily gifted new writer.

    Landscapes

    a novel by
    Christine Lai


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    An entrancing and prismatic debut novel by Christine Lai, set in a near future fraught with ecological collapse, Landscapes brilliantly explores memory, empathy, preservation, and art as an instrument for recollection and renewal.

    Recalling the works of Rachel Cusk and Kazuo Ishiguro, Landscapes is an evocative reinvention of the pastoral and the country house novel for our age of catastrophe, and announces the arrival of an extraordinarily gifted new writer.

  • Other Minds and Other Stories QUICK VIEW Other Minds and Other Stories a collection of stories by
    Bennett Sims

    November 2023!

    “[Sims is] kind of like if Alfred Hitchcock and Brian Evenson raised a baby with David Foster Wallace and Nicholson Baker. Sims should be a household name in horror.”
    —Carmen Maria Machado, LitHub


    From the award-winning author of A Questionable Shape and White Dialogues, a brilliant, anxious, and hilarious new collection.

    Other Minds and Other Stories

    a collection of stories by
    Bennett Sims


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    From the award-winning author of A Questionable Shape and White Dialogues, a brilliant, anxious, and hilarious new collection.

    A man lends his phone to a stranger in the mall, setting off an uncanny series of Unknown calls that come to haunt his relationship with jealousy and dread. A well-meaning locavore tries to butcher his backyard chickens humanely, only to find himself absorbed into the absurd violence of the pecking order. A student applying for a philosophy fellowship struggles to project himself into the thoughts of his hypothetical judges, becoming increasingly possessed and overpowered by the problem of other minds. And in “The Postcard,” a private detective is hired to investigate a posthumous message that a widower has seemingly received from his dead wife, leading him into a foggy landscape of lost memories, shifting identities, and strange doublings.

    Cerebral and eerie, captivating and profound, these thirteen stories expertly guide us through the paranoia and obsession of everyday horrors, not least the horrors of overthinking what other people might be thinking. With all of Sims’s trademark virtuosity, innovation, and wit, Other Minds and Other Stories continues to expand the possibilities of contemporary fiction.

  • Pages of Mourning QUICK VIEW Pages of Mourning a novel by
    Diego Gerard Morrison

    May 2024!

    "Very funny and very sad and very, very smart. Unafraid to make his fiction work on and around questions of unambiguous gravity, Morrison never forgets the importance, indeed the power, in the endeavor of play."
    —Laird Hunt, author of Zorrie


    Pages of Mourning is a stunning achievement, a pioneering and inventive novel that confronts family history, creativity, Magical Realism, and the impact of violence from Mexico’s drug war, by a magnificent new talent in Diego Gerard Morrison.

    Pages of Mourning

    a novel by
    Diego Gerard Morrison


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    A daring, captivating, darkly funny novel that grapples with uncertainty and loss in a land of violence and superstition, while questioning whether Magical Realism as a genre is capable of confronting the brutal dissonance of a country that awaits the return of the missing while not wholly acknowledging their death.

    Pages of Mourning is a stunning achievement, a pioneering and inventive novel that confronts family history, creativity, Magical Realism, and the impact of violence from Mexico’s drug war, by a magnificent new talent in Diego Gerard Morrison.

  • Personal Score QUICK VIEW Personal Score a collection of essays by
    Ellen van Neerven

    April 2024!

    "Demonstrates a new way to write toward Indigenous freedom. Personal Score hums with the vitality and intelligence of a definitive text."
    —Billy-Ray Belcourt


    Fierce, original, and also abundantly tender, Personal Score is a ground-breaking book that demonstrates van Neerven’s unrivalled talent and courage.

    Personal Score

    a collection of essays by
    Ellen van Neerven


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    Fierce, original, and also abundantly tender, Personal Score is a ground-breaking book that demonstrates van Neerven’s unrivalled talent and courage.

    Fierce, original, and also abundantly tender, Personal Score is a ground-breaking book that demonstrates van Neerven’s unrivalled talent and courage.

  • The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos QUICK VIEW The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos a novel by
    Rodrigo Restrepo Montoya

    "There’s a warmth and solemnity to Gregorio’s voice, as he reflects on death and strain, and the almost inarticulable woe of being an immigrant in the States post-2016. Restrepo Montoya, with poignancy, precision, and subtle force, explores the choices that lead us to the places we end up, and what we carry with us in memory and in action."
    —Nina MacLaughlin, Boston Globe


    Entrancing and sentimental, told with wit and sharp insight, The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos examines the joys and traumas of the Latinx American experience through the lens of a young man awakening to the nuances of identity, love, colonization, and home.

    The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos

    a novel by
    Rodrigo Restrepo Montoya


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    "Prescient and timeless, dealing with the inseparability of life and decay, this story, through it all, allowed me to sit deeply with love, family, and forgiveness. Pay attention, a refreshingly honest and singular voice has arrived."
    —Dantiel W. Moniz, author of Milk Blood Heat

    Entrancing and sentimental, told with wit and sharp insight, The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos examines the joys and traumas of the Latinx American experience through the lens of a young man awakening to the nuances of identity, love, colonization, and home.

  • The Only Ones New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING) QUICK VIEW The Only Ones New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING) a novel by
    Carola Dibbell

    A Best Book of 2015
    "Breathtaking. [Dibbell has] delivered a debut novel on par with some of the best speculative fiction of the past 30 years." —NPR

    An edgy, intimate portrait of a mother and daughter in a post-pandemic world. Coming Soon!

    The Only Ones New Classics Edition (FORTHCOMING)

    a novel by
    Carola Dibbell


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    *10 Favorite Books of the Year (2015) O, The Oprah Magazine
    *Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 The Washington Post
    *One of the most anticipated books of 2015  Dazed & Confused, BuzzFeed

    Inez wanders a post-pandemic world, strangely immune to disease, making her living by volunteering as a test subject. She is hired to provide genetic material to a grief-stricken, affluent mother, who lost all four of her daughters within four short weeks. This experimental genetic work is policed by a hazy network of governmental Ethics committees, and threatened by the Knights of Life, religious zealots who raze the rural farms where much of this experimentation is done.

    When the mother backs out at the last minute, Inez is left responsible for the product, which in this case is a baby girl, Ani. Inez must protect Ani, who is a scientific breakthrough, keeping her alive, dodging authorities and religious fanatics, and trying to provide Ani with the chilldhood tha Inez never had, which means a stable home and an education.

    With a stylish voice, The Only Ones is a time-old story, tender and iconic, about how much we love our children, however they come, as well as a sly commentary on class, politics, and the complexities of reproductive technology.

  • The Red-Headed Pilgrim QUICK VIEW The Red-Headed Pilgrim a novel by
    Kevin Maloney

    A Best Book of 2023

    "Somewhere between the hysterical realism of Zadie Smith and the sexy, witty misfits of a Tom Robbins novel."
    —Brock Kingsley, Chicago Review of Books


    Provocative, poignant, and resoundingly hilarious, The Red-Headed Pilgrim is the tragicomic tale of an anxious red-head and his sordid pursuit of enlightenment and pleasure (not necessarily in that order).

    The Red-Headed Pilgrim

    a novel by
    Kevin Maloney


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    "The Red-Headed Pilgrim is a revelation that achieves starry dynamo-level energy from the jump. Maloney's prose is sharp and vivid, full of trippy precision, and his story is funny, wild, painful and wise."
    —Sam Lipsyte, author of Hark and The Ask

    The Red-Headed Pilgrim is an irresistible novel of misadventure and new beginnings, of wanderlust and maybe bad decisions, of parenthood and divorce, and of the heartfelt truths we unearth when we least expect it.