Josie D. Staff Picks


 

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Ducks, Newburyport Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781771963077
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Published: Biblioasis - September 10th, 2019

THIS BOOK MESSED ME UP + I mean that in the best possible way!

-- Josie


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The Seas Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793569
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Published: Tin House Books - July 16th, 2019

The obsssive nature of first love! Trauma from needless war! Lonliness in small towns! Mermaids?!

-- Josie


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Flowers of Mold & Other Stories Cover Image
By Seong-Nan Ha, Janet Hong (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940953960
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Published: Open Letter - April 23rd, 2019

Dark, disturbed + twisted little stories unearthed from the banality of daily life in South Korea. Driven entirely by atmosphere and aesthetics, this collection is utterly strange and fantastic.

-- Josie


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Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374535957
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Published: FSG Originals - April 11th, 2017

Chew-Bose’s poetic essays are dense, rhythmic, and astoundingly lovely. Her explorations of personal and creative identity are fresh and intimate, revealing a growing confidence without falling into self-congratulation.

-- Josie


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By Alisa Ganieva, Carol Apollonio (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941920596
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - March 27th, 2018

Absolutely judge this book by its cover, it’s all about the aesthetics. The tension - between generations, between national identities, between all kinds of lovers - is a living thing, hovering around you. Coupled with a vividly portrayed Dagestan and brilliant linguistic rhythm, you’ll feel this book for days after it’s done.

-- Josie