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Particulate Matter

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Forthcoming: 11/3/20

In concise and distilled prose, Lemus presents a collection of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits of a challenging year that threatened all she loved most.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before November 3, 2020.

Pittsburgh Noir

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Pittsburgh Noir roars forth, exploring the hidden underworld of what has often been called “the most livable city in America.”

Planet Claire: Suite for Cello and Sad-Eyed Lovers

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Forthcoming: 1/5/21

The second installment in Ann Hood’s Gracie Belle imprint challenges the traditional solemnity that characterizes nonfiction books of grief, loss, and sorrow.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before January 5, 2021.

Polar Vortex

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A novel reminiscent of the works of Herman Koch and Rachel Cusk, in which a lesbian couple attempts to escape the secrets of their pasts.

Prayer for the Living

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Forthcoming: 2/2/21

Topical and timely, Booker Prize–winning author Ben Okri’s new collection of short stories blurs parallel realities and walks the line between darkness and magic.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before February 2, 2021.

Providence Noir

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Following the success of Dennis Lehane’s best-selling Boston Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves deeper into the underbelly of New England.

Providential

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Best-selling writer Colin Channer’s debut poetry collection tackles the unlikely literary figure of the Jamaican policeman.