It’s Chuck-ita Banana!!!! chuckpalahniuk's new book BEAUTIFUL YOU is coming out 10/14, so he sent us signed blow-up fruit to keep us busy in the meantime.

It’s Chuck-ita Banana!!!! chuckpalahniuk's new book BEAUTIFUL YOU is coming out 10/14, so he sent us signed blow-up fruit to keep us busy in the meantime.

Letters

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"Can you seal it with a loving kiss? Can you cry tears onto [it], can you smell it, can you enclose a pressed flower? A letter is more than just a message. … A letter is real. ” - Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

Today, there’s really only one thing we have to say: May the 4th be with you, always! Happy Star Wars Day!
Complete list of books & ordering info here

Today, there’s really only one thing we have to say: May the 4th be with you, always! Happy Star Wars Day!

Complete list of books & ordering info here

Come accumulate some cultural capital w/CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY. In stock now.

Come accumulate some cultural capital w/CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY. In stock now.

nyrbclassics:

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Roughly halfway through Najwan Darwish’s Nothing More to Lose, wiping awkwardly at tears and trying self-consciously not to sob with my partner in the room, I found myself wondering what someone with no connection to Palestine would make of it…Here is what I think they would find: a…

Just the latest from one of our favorite publishers of poetry!

Let’s talk about leaves.

Let’s talk about leaves.

George Prochnik’s THE IMPOSSIBLE EXILE: STEFAN ZWEIG AT THE END OF THE WORLD drops from otherpress on May 6. We invite you to get as excited as we are w/this piece he did for huffingtonpost!

Big ol’ congratulations, high-fives, & champagne toasts to the Best Translated Book Awards Winner & Runners-Up!

WINNER:

SEIOBO THERE BELOW by Laszlo Krasznahorkai, trans. by Ottilie Mulzet, published by newdirectionspublishing

RUNNERS-UP:

THE AFRICAN SHORE by Rodrigo Rey Rosa, trans. by Jeffrey Gray, published by yalepress

A TRUE NOVEL by Minae Mizumura, trans. Juliet Winters Carpenter, published by otherpress

(all titles link to ordering info & summaries!)

Poetry for for yr pocket, from City Lights.

Poetry for for yr pocket, from City Lights.

Can we get an AMEN?!

Can we get an AMEN?!

"I lie back on the bed and listen to the sounds of Easter—the optimist’s holiday, the holiday with the suburbs in mind, the day for all those with sunny dispositions and a staunch belief in the middle view, a tiny, tidy holiday to remember sweetly and indistinctly as the very same day through all your life."

- Richard Ford in The Sportswriter

(Happy Easter, no matter where you are are what your views!)

So, you all demanded and we supplied. And you demanded more and we supplied…and more…and more…
Let’s just say demand smote supply. More copies in soon. Place a special order for copies here.

So, you all demanded and we supplied. And you demanded more and we supplied…and more…and more…

Let’s just say demand smote supply. More copies in soon. Place a special order for copies here.

nyrbclassics:

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The Colombian novelist Alvaro Mutis used to tell a story about his close friend and compatriot Gabriel García Márquez, who has died aged 87. In the mid-Sixties, when the latter was writing One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), they met every evening for a drink. García Márquez would tell…