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Forever Young: Lizzie Skurnick Books

Bringing new life to the teen classics that made "YA" a literary genre.

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Two Serious Ladies

Jane Bowles's radical fiction was as defiantly unconventional as its author.

 

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The Time Regulation Institute

A new translation brings back a comic classic from the twilight of the Ottoman Empire.

 

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The Hunter and Other Stories

A fresh collection from the creator of Sam Spade and the Thin Man reveals a range that went beyond hard-boiled.

 

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The Haunted Bookshop

Christopher Morley's story of a bookseller's misadventures is packed with in-jokes for readers.

 

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Turtle Diary

A poignant novel of two lost souls and a dream of freedom, from the author of Riddley Walker.

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My Autobiography

The comedic icon of the silent film era unspools the drama of a suitably dramatic life -- in his own voice.

 

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The Zone: A Prison Camp Guard's Story

A story of life in a Russian prison camp, by turns comic and shockingly honest.

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April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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In the Light of What We Know

Zia Haider Rahman's mystery of a brilliant Bangladeshi mathematician's past barrels through the Ivy League, London high finance, and spy-haunted Afghanistan in a page-turning tale of exile, intrigue and the price of friendship. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

The People's Platform

Once touted as the foundation for tomorrow's digital democracy, the Internet is increasingly ruled by a few corporate giants, while millions of contributors till its fields for free. Astra Taylor looks at why the web has failed to deliver a communitarian cyberscape, and offers a compelling case for restoring its original vision.

A Private Venus

Dubbed "the Italian Simenon," Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969) began his crime-writing career with books set in the USA, but quickly shifted scene closer to home, the city of Milan.  In this adventure, appearing in English for the first time, his underdog hero Dr. Duca Lamberti finds himself in the middle of a seedy, scantily clad criminal racket, where the presence of an outsider could result in death.