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Rising by Elizabeth Rush (Milkweed)

“Timely and urgent, this report on how climate change is affecting American shorelines provides critical evidence of the devastating changes already faced by some coastal dwellers. Elizabeth Rush masterfully presents firsthand accounts of these changes […] This book deserves to be read by all." - Publishers Weekly, starred review Read More

Disoriental by Négar Djavadi (Europa)

"[Negar Djavadi] masterfully takes her reader through multiple parallel journeys in time and space." - Los Angeles Review of Books Read More

Downdrift by Johanna Drucker (Three Rooms Press)

"[Drucker's] latest is a mournful epic and celebration of species, narrated by a protean 'extremophile' intelligence...a work of tremendous ambition, strangeness and, most important, compassion." - Library Journal, starred review Read More

Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing by Nancy Churnin (Creston)

Sanchez’s handsomely stylized graphics offer visual depth that hints at the many stories unfolding within Berlin’s New York City community." - Publishers Weekly Read More

The Wooden King by Thomas J. McConnell (Hub City Press)

"The Wooden King takes a bold stance. Its myopic personal focus emphasizes a certain futility to individual lives, as well as the callousness of history, especially in matters that smack of pro patria mori." - Foreword Reviews Read More

Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo (Catapult)

Belletrist, the incredibly popular online book club co-founded by celebrity Emma Roberts, has announced that Welcome to Lagos is their May 2018 pick. Read More