2020 Award-Winning Books

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Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$23.79
ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Treatise on Stars Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780811229388
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Published: New Directions - February 25th, 2020

Hazel’s Theory of Evolution Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062791184
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - October 20th, 2020

Fantasia for the Man in Blue (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945588495
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Published: Four Way Books - March 2nd, 2020

The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250757982
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Published: Picador - September 8th, 2020

The Tradition Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781556596025
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - February 4th, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

We Are Not Free Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

DMZ Colony Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696959
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Published: Wave Books - April 7th, 2020

Borderland Apocrypha Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430762
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Published: Omnidawn - April 15th, 2020

The New Wilderness Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062333131
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

This Mournable Body: A Novel (Nervous Conditions Series) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978129
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Published: Graywolf Press - August 7th, 2018

Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631497896
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Published: Liveright - May 26th, 2020

Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

Burnt Sugar: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419752926
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Published: The Overlook Press - January 26th, 2021

Exquisite Mariposa: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593765781
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Published: Soft Skull - October 1st, 2019

& more black Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780999501214
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Published: Augury Books - July 1st, 2019

The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250214850
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Published: Metropolitan Books - January 14th, 2020

We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735235007
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Published: Viking - June 4th, 2019

Every Body Looking Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

A Strange Loop Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781559369930
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Published: Theatre Communications Group - January 19th, 2021

When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Slingshot Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643620091
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Published: Nightboat Books - September 17th, 2019

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9781501132742
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

High as the Waters Rise: A Novel Cover Image
By Anja Kampmann, Anne Posten (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226523
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Published: Catapult - September 15th, 2020

The Family Clause: A Novel Cover Image
By Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Alice Menzies (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374134327
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 25th, 2020

Joseph Chapman: My Molly Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781790658022
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Published: Independently Published - January 27th, 2019

Socialist Realism (Emily Books) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895514
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Published: Coffee House Press - August 13th, 2019

In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9781644450031
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780190846992
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 4th, 2019

Galileo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612941592
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Published: Bywater Books - November 12th, 2019

The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358513
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

Tokyo Ueno Station: A Novel Cover Image
By Yu Miri
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593088029
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 23rd, 2020

Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780062896407
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Published: Ecco - September 15th, 2020

Carved in Bone: A Henry Rios Novel (Henry Rios Mystery #8) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781733609111
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bella Distribution - October 22nd, 2019

Aurora's Angel: A dark fantasy romance Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780473505134
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Published: Bluefire Books - January 1st, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Hull Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643620084
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Published: Nightboat Books - October 8th, 2019

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780994047199
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Published: Metonymy Press - October 7th, 2019

The Bitch Cover Image
By Pilar Quintana, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781642860597
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Published: World Editions - August 4th, 2020

Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393609844
Availability: Out of Print - Unavailable
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 24th, 2020

The Way Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984894625
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781947793286
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Published: Tin House Books - February 4th, 2020

A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969 Cover Image
By Noam Sienna, Judith Plaskow (Foreword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780990515562
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Published: Print-O-Craft Press - May 29th, 2019

Love with Accountability: Digging Up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse Cover Image
By Aishah Shahidah Simmons (Editor), Darnell L. Moore (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781849353526
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Published: AK Press - October 1st, 2019

The Deep Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan Cover Image
By Lou Sullivan, Ellis Martin (Editor), Zach Ozma (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643620176
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Published: Nightboat Books - September 24th, 2019

Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538882
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780252084126
Availability: Backordered
Published: University of Illinois Press - March 2nd, 2019

The Grief Keeper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays (21st Century Essays) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780814255995
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Published: Mad Creek Books - October 30th, 2020

The Deep Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Lot: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525533689
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 17th, 2020

The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385537070
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Published: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019

Cannonball Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781941250334
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Published: Uncivilized Books - April 30th, 2019

Pet Sounds Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781937658946
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 23rd, 2019

Interior Chinatown: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780307907196
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Published: Pantheon - January 28th, 2020