Stay the f home with this week's new books! You can't go to a reading for them, but you should read them anyway
Emily St John Mandel$26.95 $24.26
You're already living in Station Eleven, so switch it up with Mandel's new novel about a Ponzi scheme.
Amir Ahmadi Arian$25.99 $23.39
Intense psychological drama centering on a political prisoner in contemporary Iran. Read an interview with the author: https://electricliterature.com/post-revolution-iran-through-the-eyes-of-a-prisoner
William Evans$16.00 $14.72
Poems about generational trauma and being black in the American suburbs.
Katy Simpson Smith$28.99 $26.09
A millennia-spanning epic about love and morality, with Satan as a character. Read the author's list of women's historical poetry: https://electricliterature.com/7-poetry-collections-by-women-rewriting-history/
Jessica Anthony$26.00 $23.40
A slightly surreal political satire about a young congressman and his stuffed aardvark.
N. K. Jemisin$28.00 $25.20
Lovecraftian fantasy in which New York and its boroughs take on human form, by a multi-Hugo-winning author.
Andrea Bartz$27.00 $24.30
A thriller set in a Wing-style women's coworking space. Read Andrea Bartz's list of thrillers about women's ambition: https://electricliterature.com/7-thrillers-about-female-ambition/
Megan Giddings$26.99 $24.29
A barely-speculative speculative fiction inspired by the way black bodies have been used and mistreated by medical science. Read an interview with Megan Giddings: https://electricliterature.com/why-is-dying-in-america-so-expensive/
Marina Kemp$26.00 $23.40
A young nurse cares for a tyrannical elderly man—and deals with his unfriendly neighbors—in a French village.
Nghi Vo$12.99 $11.95
Feminist high fantasy set in a society similar to Imperial China.