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Recommendations from one of our out of work Bookstore Supervisors. Kurt is a voratious reader and has curated the list thematicly. If you like the recommendations please purchase and consider donating to Kurt on Venmo @Kurt-Stand. 

Vivas to Those Who Have Failed: Poems

Martín Espada

$15.95 $14.67

Poetry

In the Lateness of the World: Poems

Carolyn Forché

$24.00 $21.60

Poetry

Mural

Mahmoud Darwish and John Berger

$15.95

Poetry

If God Invented Baseball: Poems

E Ethelbert Miller

$14.99 $13.79

Poetry

A Thousand Mornings

Mary Oliver

$26.00 $23.40

Poetry

Thomas and Beulah

Rita Dove

$15.95 $14.67

Poetry

The Emperor of Water Clocks: Poems

Yusef Komunyakaa

$15.00

Poetry

Elegies

Muriel Rukeyser

$14.95

Poetry

The Great Fall

Peter Handke

$24.50 $22.05

Novels of Observation and Loss

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Olga Tokarczuk

$27.00 $24.30

Novels of Observation and Loss

Open City

Teju Cole

$17.00 $15.64

Novels of Observation and Loss

Blindness

José Saramago

$15.99 $14.71

Novels of Observation and Loss

John Woman

Walter Mosley

$16.00 $14.72

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

Recollections of Things to Come

Elena Garro

$36.00

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

Transcription

Kate Atkinson

$16.99 $15.63

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

The Moor's Account

Laila Lalami

$15.95 $14.67

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

The Stranger

Albert Camus

$13.95 $12.83

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

The Meursault Investigation

Kamel Daoud

$16.95 $15.59

Novels of Remembering and the Telling of History

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong

$26.00 $23.40

Novels of Exile

A Long Petal of the Sea

Isabel Allende

$28.00 $25.20

Novels of Exile

A Particular Kind of Black Man

Tope Folarin

$26.00 $23.40

Novels of Exile

Exit West

Mohsin Hamid

$17.00 $15.64

Novels of Exile

The House of Broken Angels

Luis Alberto Urrea

$16.99 $15.63

Novels of Exile

Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

$16.00 $14.72

Novels of Exile

Transit

Anna Seghers

$15.95 $14.67

Novels of Exile

Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays

Christa Wolf

$17.00 $15.64

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

Circe

Madeline Miller

$16.98 $15.62

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

Margaret Atwood

$16.00 $14.72

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse

Anne Carson

$16.00 $14.72

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

War and the Iliad

Simone Weil and Rachel Bespaloff

$15.95 $14.67

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance

Zora Neale Hurston

$25.99 $23.39

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

The Turner House

Angela Flournoy

$15.99 $14.71

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

American Gods: Author's Perferred Text (Tenth Anniversary)

Neil Gaiman

$19.99 $18.39

Mythologies. Prophecies and Folk Culture

Mozart's Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

$16.99 $15.63

Essays on How we Hear, See, and Understand

Moment's Notice: Jazz in Poetry and Prose

$20.00 $18.00

Essays on How we Hear, See, and Understand

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

Mary Beard

$24.95 $22.46

Essays on How we Hear, See, and Understand

The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

$16.95 $15.59

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape

Lauret Savoy

$16.95 $15.59

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

Danielle Allen

$16.95 $15.59

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America

Nicholas Buccola

$29.95 $26.96

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia

Pankaj Mishra

$20.00 $18.00

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

Christ Stopped at Eboli: The Story of a Year

Carlo Levi

$17.00

Essays on Looking Beneath the Surface

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Imani Perry

$17.95 $16.51

Essays about writing

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

Jeffrey C Stewart

$39.95 $35.96

Essays about writing

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

Amy Tan

$28.99

Essays about writing

Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

$25.99 $23.39

Essays about writing

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