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Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, Translated by Tina Kover (Europa)

A Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Translated Literature

“In this high-spirited, kaleidoscopic story, key moments of Iranian history, politics, and culture punctuate stories of family drama and triumph. Yet it is Kimiâ herself—punk-rock aficionado, storyteller extraordinaire, a Scheherazade of our time, and above all a modern woman divided between family traditions and her own “disorientalization” —who forms the heart of this bestselling and beloved novel." - The National Book Foundation Read More

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung (Catapult)

Named a Best Book of Fall by the Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, TIME, Elle, Nylon, Bustle, and BookRiot

An American Booksellers Association Indie Next Pick

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Deep Underwater by Irene Luxbacher (Groundwood)

"Masterful artwork and nuanced verse invite readers to hold their breath and dive deep." - Kirkus Reviews Read More

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs (Grove / Atlantic)

"Brennan-Jobs’s narrative is tinged with awe, yearning, and disappointment… Bringing the reader into the heart of the child who admired Jobs’s genius, craved his love, and feared his unpredictability." - Publisher’s Weekly (starred review) Read More

The Carrying by Ada Limón (Milkweed)

"For a book metered by grief, there's a lot to love here—that shouldn't come as a surprise, considering Limón's stylistic control and skill... Limón is very good at pacing her poems to leave us satisfied but also curious... One of the best books of the year." - The Millions Read More

White Dancing Elephants by Chaya Bhuvaneswar (Dzanc)

"White Dancing Elephants is the literary equivalent of a protest march; it screams about inequality and speaks about the lives of immigrants in the United States... This book has a heart, and it's made of difference. Bhuvaneswar knows difference the way only those living it can know it, and that knowledge makes her prose feel authentic." - NPR Book Review

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