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STAFF PICK | July

Amina Cain

“ These short stories are beautiful and funny meditations on the landscape of the mind, quiet magnified moments, fleeting but powerful interactions. ”
Lauren
STAFF PICK | July

David Markson

“ Have you seen a person in a painting at the window? But paintings are never as they seem...Enter into one of the most illusory, psychological philosophy books you will ever read. What would a philosophy book read like if a character lived out and thought out the proposed beliefs and standpoints? There is a difference in telling a belief and being/living that belief. Enter her world. ”
Lauren
STAFF PICK | July

Jason Reynolds

“ A stunning debut novelist quickly becoming the voice of young Brooklyn living on the opposite side of gentrification. ”
Ryan
STAFF PICK | July

Ernesto Quinonez

“ Fans of Junot Diaz will devour this spectacular debut novel! ”
Ryan
STAFF PICK | July

J. P. Donleavy

“ One of the best of the good bad boys. ”
Peter
STAFF PICK | July

Glenway Wescott

“ one day...sleek, insightful, funny often slicingly brutal ”
Peter
STAFF PICK | July

Kurt Vonnegut

“ If nothing else, read Vonnegut for his character names: this book centers around Malachi Constant and Niles Rumfoord. I've been reading Vonnegut for years because he is always sparse, elegant, and witty, and this one is my favorite. ”
Sarah
STAFF PICK | July

Truman Capote

“ If you've been meaning to get to this for a while, I'd say it's time to take the plunge. It will scare the pants off you and haunt you for months, but it will be worth it because you will have read one of the greatest works of nonfiction possibly ever. ”
Sarah
STAFF PICK | July

Jonathan Lethem

“ If you're in the mood for a twisted, science-fictiony love story, this hits the spot. Lethem's writing is satisfying, thought-provoking fun. ”
Sarah
STAFF PICK | July

Rebecca Solnit

“ Want to know what "Mansplaining" is? This phenomenon touches upon a greater problem -- one that may be the most important problem of our world in the last 5000 years. ”
Stephen

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