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[Borne] insists that to live in an age of gods and sorcerers is to know that you, a mere person, might be crushed by indifferent forces at a moment’s notice, then quickly forgotten. And that the best thing about human nature might just be its unwillingness to surrender to the worst side of itself.

Laura Miller, New Yorker

on Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

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Omar Robert Hamilton

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A. G. Lombardo's wildly entertaining debut reimagines the 1965 Watts Riots as an Homeric journey through rioting cops, burning streets, CIA conspiracies and the potentially fatal semiotics of race and oppression in America. Along the way, we also run into Godzilla, Elijah Muhammad, the greatest taggers in the history of Los Angeles freeway art and a deadly fortune cookie war.

Evan Wright, author of Generation Kill

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"Life in the Broken Places"

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Arbitrary Stupid Goal is a completely riveting world; when I looked up from its pages, regular life seemed boring and safe and modern like one big iPhone. This book captures not just a lost New York but a whole lost way of life.

Miranda July
on Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin

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Crosley is a literary addiction. There is no substitute. She is curious. She is smart. She is hilarious and edgy and generous and impossible to stop reading.

Heidi Julavits, author of The Folded Clock



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Sloane Crosley

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The Last Kid Left is a bold, searching novel about how our relationships operate in a hyper-connected world, an expertly-portrayed account of tragedy turned mercilessly into entertainment. And it’s the suspenseful unwinding of a crime that’s more complex than it initially seems.

The Quivering Pen

on The Last Kid Left

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Robin Sloan

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