• Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

    Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

    Hough, Lauren

    The author, who has had many identities – an airman in the U.S. Air Force, a cable guy, a bouncer at a gay club – recounts her childhood growing up in the infamous cult The Children of God, in this searing and extremely personal collection of essays.

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  • The Space Between Worlds

    The Space Between Worlds

    Johnson, Micaiah

    A cross-dimensional examination of identity, privilege and belonging follows the adventures of a rare survivor whose counterparts in other realities have died and who stumbles on a dangerous secret threatening her new home and fragile place in it.

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  • Korean American

    Korean American

    Kim, Eric (Cooking writer)

    An homage to what it means to be Korean American with more than 85 delectable recipes that explore how new culinary traditions can be forged to honor both your past and your present.

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  • Stone Fruit

    Stone Fruit

    Lai, Lee

    An exhilarating and tender debut graphic novel that is an ode to the love and connection shared among three women and the child they all adore.

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  • Temporary

    Temporary

    Leichter, Hilary

    Eighteen boyfriends, twenty-three jobs, and one ghost who occasionally pops in to give advice: Temporary casts a hilarious and tender eye toward the struggle for happiness under late capitalism.

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  • The Address Book

    The Address Book

    Mask, Deirdre

    An exuberant work of popular history: the story of how streets got their names and houses their numbers, and why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or enforce power.

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  • Riverman

    Riverman

    McGrath, Ben

    Drawing on his own encounter with Dick Conant, this riveting true story follows the American folk hero who, living a remarkable life far outside the staid confines of modern existence, paddled the rivers of America until his disappearance in 2014 while on the way to Florida.

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  • Neruda on the Park

    Neruda on the Park

    Natera, Cleyvis

    Members of the Guerreros, a Dominican family in New York City, take radically different paths when faced with encroaching gentrification, ramping up tensions in their neighborhood, racing toward a near-fatal climax.

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  • Ancestor Trouble

    Ancestor Trouble

    Newton, Maud

    An acclaimed writer goes searching for the truth about her wildly unconventional Southern family--and finds that our obsession with ancestors opens up new ways of seeing ourselves.

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  • There There

    There There

    Orange, Tommy

    A novel which grapples with the complex history of Native Americans; with an inheritance of profound spirituality; and with a plague of addiction, abuse and suicide, follows 12 characters, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.

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