18 new books to pick up at your local indie. - Literary Hub

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Katie Yee

January 17, 2023, 4:56am

Featuring caller books by Tsitsi Dangarembga, De’Shawn Charles Winslow, and Monica Heisey, arsenic good arsenic Bret Easton Ellis and Anne Waldman (big week for Bennington alums!). Happy browsing!

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Bret Easton Ellis, The Shards

Bret Easton Ellis, The Shards
(Knopf)

“Sometimes horrifying, sometimes nostalgic and adjacent poignant, Ellis’s latest is an unqualified success.”
–Booklist

Marisa Crane, I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself
(Catapult)

“It’s a brilliant, disturbing read, yet afloat of heart, love, and recovered family.”
–Buzzfeed

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Nyani Nkrumah, Wade successful the Water
(Amistad)

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“The writer is supremely talented astatine bringing some her characters and their close-knit agrarian municipality to life.”
–Publishers Weekly

Monica Heisey, Really Good, Actually

Monica Heisey, Really Good, Actually
(William Morrow)

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“A tender yet crisp caller that tells the heartbreaking and hilarious tales of a young pistillate going done a divorce.”
–Entertainment Weekly

 Essays

Tsitsi Dangarembga, Black and Female
(Graywolf Press)

“Dangarembga’s postulation is an indispensable summation to world collections connected contention and gender.”
–Library Journal

Mario Vargas Llosa, tr. John King, The Call of the Tribe

Mario Vargas Llosa, tr. John King, The Call of the Tribe
(FSG)

“The Peruvian Nobel laureate lays retired however 7 thinkers convinced him of the value of the idiosyncratic earlier the communal … It’s a mini-master course, careless of your ain governmental philosophy.”
–Los Angeles Times

De'Shawn Charles Winslow, Decent People

De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Decent People
(Bloomsbury)

“De’Shawn Charles Winslow invites readers connected a satisfying thrust that, done his keen observations of quality nature, leads to deeper considerations of the glacial advancement of radical equality.”
–BookPage

Alba de Céspedes, tr. Ann Goldstein, Forbidden Notebook
(Astra House)

“Goldstein’s translation invigorates a singular story, 1 that remains intensely applicable crossed time, cultures, and continents.”
–Publishers Weekly

a consciousness of wonder

Matthew Salesses, The Sense of Wonder
(Little, Brown)

“Salesses fills the leafage with each the bold, kinetic assurance of an jock striding onto the court.”
–Publishers Weekly

out of silence

Susan Griffin, Out of Silence, Sound. Out of Nothing, Something: A Writer’s Guide
(Counterpoint)

“Griffin takes a Zen-like attack to generating, constructing, and honing a portion of writing.”
–Kirkus

relations

Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Relations: An Anthology of African and Diaspora Voices
(Harpervia)

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“Brew-Hammond delivers an awesome anthology of abbreviated stories, essays, and poesy by writers from crossed Africa.”
–Publishers Weekly

ARABESQUES

Anton Shammas, tr. Vivian Eden, Arabesques
(NYRB)

“Intricately conceived and beautifully written … A crisp, luminous, and nervy substance of phantasy and autobiography.”
–The New Yorker

the erstwhile and aboriginal sex

Eleanor Janega, The Once and Future Sex
(W. W. Norton)

“Humorous, somewhat irreverent…This publication offers fresh, insightful takes connected the medieval play from a feminine standpoint.”
–Booklist

a woman's beingness is simply a quality life

Felicia Kornbluh, A Woman’s Life Is a Human Life
(Grove Press)

“Kornbluh makes nationalist argumentation and ineligible past travel live by demonstrating the powerfulness of women’s corporate action. The effect is an inspiring survey of however advancement happens.”
–Publishers Weekly

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Anne Waldman, Bard, Kinetic
(Coffee House Press)

“Literary boundary-pushers necessitate loyalty, understanding, and adjacent attraction from their readers, and this compendium is nary exception.”
–Kirkus

Josh Riedel, Please Report Your Bug Here
(Henry Holt)

“Dark, funny, and highly inventive, Riedel’s debut is arsenic addictive arsenic the apps it criticizes.”
–Vulture

 An Oral History

Graham Rayman and Reuven Blau, Rikers: An Oral History
(Random House)

“A multivocal circuit of hellhole connected Earth … If determination were ever an statement for situation reform, it’s successful these pages.”
–Kirkus

everyone successful my household has killed someone

Benjamin Stevenson, Everyone successful My Family Has Killed Someone
(Mariner)

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“An ingenious and hilarious meta-murder mystery.”
–Sunday Times

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