Seeing the World from a New Perspective, with Astra House



I'll Be Strong for You

Nasim Marashi

$25.00 $23.00

This award-winning debut novel by Iranian journalist Nasim Marashi follows the three young women in Tehran as they pursue wildly different dreams and question if their friendship can survive.

Winter Pasture: One Woman's Journey with China's Kazakh Herders

Li Juan

$28.00 $25.76

To her neighbors' surprise, Li Juan decided to join a family of Kazakh herders as they take their 30 boisterous camels, 500 sheep and over 100 cattle and horses to the winter pasture. Winner of the People's Literature Award, this narrative work has been a bestseller in China for several years, shattering the boundaries between nature writing and personal memoir.

Las Biuty Queens: Stories

Iván Monalisa Ojeda

$21.00 $19.32

An irreverent, honest, full-throated love song to New York City from the perspective of a group of trans Latinx immigrant friends by Chilean transgender performer and author Iván Monalisa Ojeda.

This Weightless World

Adam Soto

$27.00 $24.84

A literary debut subverting classic sci-fi tropes set in gentrified Chicago, Silicon Valley, and across the vastness of the cosmos.

God of Mercy

Okezie Nwoka

$27.00 $24.84

Homegoing meets Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Okezie Nwọka’s debut novel is a powerful reimagining of a history erased.

Dreaming of You: A Novel in Verse

Melissa Lozada-Oliva

$23.00 $21.16

A macabre novel in verse of loss, longing, and identity crises following a poet who resurrects pop star Selena from the dead.

Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm: Poems and Essays

Yu Xiuhua

$21.00 $19.32

Starting with the viral poem “Crossing Half of China to Fuck You,” Yu Xiuhua’s raw collection chronicles her life as a disabled, divorced, single mother in rural China.

Jerusalem Beach: Stories

Iddo Gefen

$26.00 $23.92

For fans of Etgar Keret, a debut collection that fuses the humor of everyday life in Israel with technology’s challenges and the latest discoveries about the human brain.