Antwerp (New Directions Pearls) Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780811219914
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 23rd, 2012

Perfect for finishing in an afternoon, this pocket sized paperback is a pure page-turner. Written in his mid-twenties, these are compressed fragments of Bolano's fictional universe. Perfectly avant-garde, puzzling, and mysteriously readable. I could read this one again and again. 



A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism (Discovering America) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780292726369
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Published: University of Texas Press - October 25th, 2016

While "Space Is The Place" by John Szwed may be the "definitive Sun Ra biography", Youngquist takes a closer look at the wide range of Sonny Blount's creative output --from music to visual art, film, public performance, poetry and activism --as well as the social backdrop in front of which Sun Ra's interstellar offerings played out. Highly recommended for fans of afrofuturism, jazz, mythology, and anyone with a general interest in history. This book is important! 



A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

Marlon James creates a Dhalgren-like world, full of turbulence and rife with pop culture references -- ever shifting scenarios occupied by characters with ice-cold patois. As Meticulous as it is expansive. 



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Eve's Hollywood Cover Image
By Eve Babitz, Holly Brubach (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590178904
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 6th, 2015

I hadn't lived until I had lived vicariously through Eve Babitz in the Los Angeles only she can describe --full of seduction, LSD, and celebrity rendezvous. Delightful! Babitz is among my favorite writers of prose. A fun summer read.