**SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2022**A teacher asked me a question, and I opened my mouth as a sort of formality but closed it softly, knowing with perfect certainty that nothing would ever come out again.Ruby gives up talking at a young age. Her mother isn't always there to notice; she comes and goes and goes and comes, until, one day,... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture
One of Kirkus Review's Best Books About Being Black in America
"Powerful... Calling for Black women (in and out of the public eye) to be treated with empathy, Blay’s pivotal work will engage all readers, especially fans of Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism." —Kirkus (Starred)
This program is read by the author.
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Feminist philosophy meets family memoir in this “profound” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) new essay collection from Siri Hustvedt, an exploration of the shifting borders that define human experience, including boundaries we usually take for granted—between ourselves and others, nature and nurture, viewer and artwork—which turn out to be far... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Award-winning Lily King’s first-ever collection of exceptional and innovative short storiesWith Writers & Lovers and Euphoria, Lily King’s books catapulted onto bestseller and best-of-the-year lists across the country and established her as one of our most “brilliant” (New York Times), “wildly talented” (Chicago Tribune), and beloved authors... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
“A rare feat for any book of poems, let alone a debut, in that the lines, wrought with such deft precision and care, mark the sum total of a life richly lived and felt at the seat of poetry...These poems care, first and foremost, for what they write of and through, which is a much needed—yet increasingly rare—achievement.” -- Ocean VuongEngaging... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
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“A strange and insightful meditation on motherhood: the main character has given birth to a child who is half owl. I love the way the author writes about family dynamics & relationships. (Needless to say, the husband and his family are not really supportive of the mother or her owl baby.) This is literary, smart, and fun. Read more
A "marvelous" (Lauren Groff) and "gentle, mysterious and profound” (Marina Abramović) novel about a woman who has come undone.
A student moves to the city to research Gothic nudes, renting an apartment from a painter, Agnes, who lives in another town with her husband. One day, Agnes arrives in the city and settles into the upstairs studio.
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”A meditation on yearning, solitude, and self; a soul storm, a mirage of phantom figures . . . a book of deep reckoning.” —The New York Times Book Review
The #1 international bestselling phenomenon—a profound and riveting story of love, loss, and memory.
A man at a crossroads in the middle of his life considers the place where he’s from, and... Read more