LITERATURE

"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters

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  1. McSweeney's #44

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 44

    $26.00

    Each issue of the quarterly is completely redesigned. There have been hardcovers and paperbacks, an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetic binding, an issue that looked like a bundle of junk mail, and an issue that looked like a sweaty human head. Learn More
  2. McSweeney's #45

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 45: Hitchcock And Bradbury Fistfight In Heaven

    $24.00

    Each issue of the quarterly is completely redesigned. There have been hardcovers and paperbacks, an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetic binding, an issue that looked like a bundle of junk mail, and an issue that looked like a sweaty human head. Learn More
  3. McSweeney's #46

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 46

    $26.00

    In thirteen electrifying stories, our very first all-Latin-American issue takes on the crime story as a starting point, and expands to explore contemporary life from every angle—swinging from secret Venezuelan prisons to Uruguayan resorts to blood-drenched bedrooms in Mexico and Peru, and even, briefly, to Epcot Center and the Havana home of a Cuban transsexual named Amy Winehouse. Learn More
  4. More Curious

    More Curious

    $22.00

    In More Curious, Sean Wilsey travels across the U.S., from the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, to the isolated artists' enclave of Marfa, Texas, to the boardrooms and ballrooms of post–9/11 New York City. Learn More
  5. Morning in Serra Mattu

    Morning in Serra Mattu: A Nubian Ode

    $23.00

    A mosaic of interrelated stories exploding with personality, myth, and geohistorical weight, Morning in Serra Mattu is a profound, joyful meditation on life in modern Sudan. Learn More
  6. Mr. Gwyn

    Mr. Gwyn

    $22.00

    After celebrated author Jasper Gwyn suddenly and publicly announces that he will never write another book, he embarks on a strange new career path as a “copyist,” holding thirty-day sittings in a meticulously appointed room and producing, at the end, brief but profoundly rich portraits in prose. Learn More
  7. Of Lamb

    Of Lamb

    $22.00

    Lamb and Mary were alike. Unbalanced. Flat-footed. High-strung. This is their story like you’ve never heard it—the tale of a loopy shepherdess and a depressive farm animal. Learn More
  8. One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses

    One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses

    $22.00

    Lucy Corin’s dazzling new collection is powered by one hundred apocalypses: a series of short stories, many only a few lines, that illuminate moments of vexation and crisis, revelations and revolutions. Learn More
  9. Painted Cities

    Painted Cities

    $24.00

    To those outside it, Pilsen is a vast barrio on the south side of Chicago. Learn More
  10. The Parallel Apartments

    Parallel Apartments

    $25.00

    Justine Moppett is 34, pregnant, and fleeing an abusive relationship in New York to dig up an even more traumatic childhood in Austin. Learn More

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