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    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Saint Friend

    Saint Friend

    $20.00

    Saint Friend is that rare book that speaks in the voice of a generation. Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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
  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. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. McSweeney's #48

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 48

    $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
  18. McSweeney's #47

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 47

    $24.00

    Issue 47 brings with it a gale of bracing fiction from writers new and old. Learn More
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. McSweeney's #42

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 42

    $26.00

    With the help of guest editor Adam Thirlwell (author of Kapow!,Visual Editions), Issue 42 is a monumental experiment in translated literature—twelve stories taken through six translators apiece, weaving into English and then back out again, gaining new twists and textures each time, just as you'd expect a Kierkegaard story brought into English by Clancy Martin and then sent into Dutch by Cees Nooteboom before being made into English again by J.M. Coetzee to do. Learn More
  24. 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
  25. McSweeney's #40

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 40

    $24.00

    This issue is a two-book package, held together by a cardboard bellyband. Learn More

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