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Author: Namwali Serpell
Release Date: March 26, 2019
An electrifying debut from the winner of the 2015 Caine Prize for African writing, The Old Drift is the Great Zambian Novel you didn’t know you were waiting for
 
On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift.
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Author: Laila Lalami
Release Date: March 26, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, author of The Moor's Account--a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, all of it informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.
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Author: Maria Kuznetsova
Release Date: March 19, 2019
An irresistible debut that follows a Russian American girl’s bumpy path to adulthood as she longs for a homeland she never knew

When Oksana’s family begin their new American life in Florida after emigrating from Ukraine, her physicist father delivers pizza at night to make ends meet, her depressed mother sits home all day worrying, and her flamboyant grandmother relishes the attention she gets when she walks Oksana to school, not realizing that the street they’re walking down is known as Prostitute Street.
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Author: Pitchaya Sudbanthad
Release Date: February 19, 2019
A house in Bangkok is the confluence of lives shaped by upheaval, memory, and the lure of home.

A missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post-WWII society woman marries, mothers, and holds court, little suspecting her solitary future.
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Author: Han Kang
Release Date: February 19, 2019
Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize

From Booker Prize-winner and literary phenomenon Han Kang, a lyrical and disquieting exploration of personal grief, written through the prism of the color white


While on a writer's residency, a nameless narrator wanders the twin white worlds of the blank page and snowy Warsaw.
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge.
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta
Release Date: February 12, 2019
The further adventures of "Dr. Gonzo" as he defends the "cucarachas" -- the Chicanos of East Los Angeles.

Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S.
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Author: Helena Maria Viramontes | Narrator: Nancy Ticotin
Release Date: December 18, 2018
A moving and powerful novel about the lives of the men, women, and children who endure a second-class existence and labor under dangerous conditions as migrant workers in California’s fields.

“Viramontes depicts this world with sensuous physicality.
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Author: Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan | Narrator: Various
Release Date: December 18, 2018
Stories navigating the commplicated terrain of race in America, from acclaimed writers like Toni Morrison, E.L. Doctorow, Sandra Cisneros, Sherman Alexie, and Amy Tan

The editors who brought us Unsettling America and Identity Lessons have compiled a short-story anthology that focuses on themes of racial and ethnic assimilation.
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Author: Nuruddin Farah | Narrator: Sam Dastor
Release Date: December 04, 2018
A couple's tranquil life abroad is irrevocably transformed by the arrival of their son's widow and children, in the latest from Somalia's most celebrated novelist.

For decades, Gacalo and Mugdi have lived in Oslo, where they've led a peaceful, largely assimilated life and raised two children.
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Author: Danzy Senna | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Danzy Senna's Caucasia is now available for the first time in audio.

Birdie and Cole are the daughters of a black father and a white mother, intellectuals and activists in the Civil Rights Movement in 1970s Boston.
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Author: Preti Taneja | Narrator: Benaifer Mirza
Release Date: August 28, 2018
A stunning debut novel, a modern-day King Lear set in contemporary India. the tale of a battle for power within a turbulent family, for status within a nation in a constant state of transformation, and for the love and respect of a father disappearing into dementia

Jivan Singh, the bastard scion of the Devraj family returns to his New Delhi childhood home at the age of twenty-three after fifteen years in the United States.
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