Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Las Cucarachas

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Award-winning author Yongsoo Park presents a powerful coming-of-age story of a young boy on the edges of New York City.

Lessons in Taxidermy

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A riveting tale of sickness and survival from the first female author on the Punk Planet Books imprint that brought you the indie hit Hairstyles of the Damned.

Like Son

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A post-punk story of outsiders, family, inherited drama, and love set in downtown New York, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.

Limbo

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An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.

Little Beasts

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In this evocative debut, the accidental murder of an eight-year-old forces a working-class community to face its demons.

Long Island Noir

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Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.

Los Angeles Noir

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Los Angeles Noir brings you tales of crime and passion and betrayal from some of the most innovative and celebrated writers working today.

Lost Canyon

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In Revoyr’s most thrilling novel to date, four backpackers embark on a trip in the Sierra Nevada that quickly becomes a disaster.

Love Maps

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Violence and loss shatter Sarah Marker’s domestic life, causing her to reexamine the roots of creativity and art in New York City.

Loving Donovan

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A long-awaited reissue of this deeply thoughtful novel about hope, forgiveness, and the cost of loving Donovan, a complex man with a shattered history.