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  1. McSweeney's Vol. 31

    Mcsweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 31

    $24.00

    McSweeney's began in 1998 as a literary journal that published only works rejected by other magazines. Since then, McSweeney's has attracted works from some of the finest writers in the country. Learn More
  2. McSweeney's Vol. 32

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 32

    $24.00

    Because it seemed important to know in advance, we've dedicated Issue 32 to an investigation of the world to come. Learn More
  3. McSweeney's #39

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 39

    $24.00

    In classic quadruple-stamped hardcover clothing, Issue 39 offers a whole lot to behold. Learn More
  4. McSweeney's #41

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 41

    $27.00

    Our latest lightning-lashed hardcover is a head-exploder from end to end—on the fiction front there’s Thomas McGuane and Aimee Bender, and Ryan Boudinot, ill-fated river trips and lovelorn robots and Hollywood super-agents bent on revenge; on the nonfiction side there are amazing accounts of upheaval and rebirth in Tehran and Mississippi and Mexico City and Riverside, California. Learn More
  5. McSweeney's #43

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 43

    $27.00

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Painted Cities

    Painted Cities

    $24.00

    To those outside it, Pilsen is a vast barrio on the south side of Chicago. Learn More
  12. 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
  13. Portlandia Activity Book

    Portlandia Activity Book

    $28.00

    This is The Portlandia Activity Book—a compendium of guaranteed enrichment for the Pacific Northwestern part of your psyche. Learn More
  14. Refugee Hotel

    Refugee Hotel

    $25.00

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    The Refugee Hotel is a groundbreaking collection of photography and interviews that documents the arrival of refugees in the United States. A lavishly designed book, its stunning images are coupled with moving testimonies from people describing their first days in the U.S., the lives they’ve left behind, and the new communities they’ve since created. Learn More
  15. Saint Friend

    Saint Friend

    $20.00

    Saint Friend is that rare book that speaks in the voice of a generation. Learn More
  16. Search Sweet Country

    Search Sweet Country

    $24.00

    Search Sweet Country—one of the greatest novels ever to come out of the African continent—follows the lives of an eclectic and inextricably interconnected group of Ghanaians living in and around the sprawling, chaotic city of Accra in the mid-1970s. Learn More
  17. Ten Years In The Tub (paperback)

    Ten Years In The Tub

    $20.00

    At the end of 2003, as the first issue of The Believer was rising from the primordial ooze, Nick Hornby turned in the inaugural installment of a monthly column that immediately became a reader favorite. Learn More
  18. Tombo

    Tombo

    $20.00

    Explosive language, rough sensuousness, and an unflinching eye — here is a poet who doesn't look away and is committed to poetry’s first purpose: to bring song. Learn More
  19. Tradition

    Tradition

    $20.00

    The wildly imaginative poems in Daniel Khalastchi’s Tradition bring to life a speaker struggling to find balance between familial pressure and personal identity, religious faith and recognition of the world’s calamities. Learn More
  20. The Voice of Witness Reader

    Voice of Witness Reader: Ten Years of Amplifying Unheard Voices

    $20.00

    For ten years, Voice of Witness has illuminated contemporary human rights crises through its remarkable oral history book series. Learn More
  21. Whosoever Has Let A Minotaur Enter Them, Or A Sonnet—

    Whosoever Has Let A Minotaur Enter Them, Or A Sonnet—

    $20.00

    How does a love poet fall out of her marriage and back in love with the world? What happens when you grow up to be the “kind of person who…”? These fairytales are for the heartbreakers as much as the heartbroken, for those smitten with wanderlust, for those who believe in loving this world through art. Learn More
  22. x

    x (McSweeney's Poetry)

    $20.00

    In x, Dan Chelotti conjures voices that wander, pause, analyze, articulate, attempt to enlighten, fail to enlighten, and then answer that failure with laughter. Learn More

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