Jesse Ball has produced fourteen acclaimed works of deeply empathetic absurdism in poetry and fiction. Now, he offers listeners his first memoir, one that showcases his "humane curiosity" (James Wood) and invites the listener into a raw and personal account of love, grief, and memory. Inspired by the memoir Édouard Levé put to paper shortly... Read more »
“Absolutely not to be missed.” —Vogue
“A muscular, canny memoir about labor and power and gender…I couldn’t put it down. What a fucking gorgeous book.” —Carmen Maria Machado, author of In the Dream House
A queer teen rebel escapes small-town Appalachia and becomes Los Angeles’s Renowned Lesbian Dominatrix in this searing and darkly funny memoir... Read more »
What Storm, What Thunder
-Finalist Aspen Words Literary Prize
-Longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature
At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince.
Award-winning author Myriam J. A. Chancy masterfully charts the inner lives of...Read more »
By Brian Merchant, various authors & Claire L. Evans
Narrated by: André Santana, various narrators, Graham Halstead, Rasha Zamamiri, Bahni Turpin, Janina Edwards, Stefan Rudnicki, Tim Campbell, Chelsea Stephens, Feodor Chin, Kyla Garcia, Vivienne Leheny, Mark Bramhall, Marisa Calin, Eunice Wong, Meghan Kelly, Cary Hite, Chris Henry Coffey & Hillary Huber
Length: 14 hours 22 minutes
An anthology of near future science fiction from VICE’s acclaimed, innovative digital speculative story destination, Terraform―in print for the first time.
Terraform hones the predictive capacity of science fiction and seeks new, vivid, and visceral ways to depict the future we’re hurtling toward, translating the decay and anxiety that surround...Read more »
Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta
In this “razor-sharp” and “dangerously hilarious” novel that “hooks readers from the beginning” (Los Angeles Times), a trans woman reenters life on the outside after more than twenty years in a men’s prison, over one consequential Fourth of July weekend—from the author of the PEN/Faulkner Award winner Delicious Foods.
Carlotta Mercedes has been...
What We Fed to the Manticore
In nine stories that span the globe, What We Fed to the Manticore takes readers inside the minds of a full cast of animal narrators to understand the triumphs, heartbreaks, and complexities of the creatures that share our world. Through nine emotionally vivid stories, all narrated from animal perspectives, Talia Lakshmi Kolluri’s debut... Read more »
Paloma is dead. But before she was murdered, before she was even Paloma, she was a traditional healer named Gaspar. Before she was murdered, she taught her cousin Feliciana the secrets of the ceremonies known as veladas, and about the Language and the Book that unlock their secrets.
Sent to report on Paloma's murder, Zoe meets Feliciana in the... Read more »
The Milky Way
An Autobiography of Our Galaxy
Astrophysicist and folklorist Dr. Moiya McTier channels The Milky Way in this approachable and utterly fascinating autobiography of the titular galaxy, detailing what humans have discovered about everything from its formation to its eventual death, and what more there is to learn about this galaxy we call home.
After a few billion years of... Read more »
Broken Halves of a Milky Sun
With the emotional undertow of Ocean Vuong and the astute political observations of Natalie Diaz, a powerful poetry debut exploring the effects of racism, war and colonialism, queer love and desire.
In their breathtaking international debut, Aaiún Nin plumbs the depths of the lived and enduring effects of colonialism in their native country,... Read more »
Diary of a Void
*One of The New Yorker’s Best Books of the Year*
*As heard on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday*
“One of the most passionate cases I’ve ever read for female interiority, for women’s creative pulse and rich inner life.” ―Katy Waldman, The New Yorker
“Always expect the unexpected when you’re not expecting.” ―Sloane Crosley
A woman in Tokyo avoids... Read more »