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    Looking for something new and different? Here are some recent recommendations from our partnership with Largehearted Boy.

    In the Largehearted Word series, the WORD staff highlights several new books released this week.

    WORD also hosts the monthly Largehearted Lit reading series, featuring authors who participated in this blog's Book Notes series and musical guests.

    Find out more at Largehearted Boy.

    By Walidah Imarisha (Editor), Adrienne Maree Brown (Editor), Sheree Renee Thomas (Foreword by)
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9781849352093
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    Published: AK Press - April 7th, 2015

    Whenever we envision a world without war, without prisons, without capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time.


    By Alejandro Zambra, Megan McDowell (Translator)
    $15.00
    ISBN: 9781940450520
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    Published: McSweeney's Books - April 14th, 2015

    "My Documents" is the latest work from Alejandro Zambra, the award-winning Chilean writer whose first novel was heralded as the dawn of a new era in Chilean literature, and described by Junot Diaz as "a total knockout." Now, in his first short story collection, Zambra gives us eleven stories of liars and ghosts, armed bandits and young lovers--brilliant portraits of life in Chile before and after


    $26.95
    ISBN: 9780307959591
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    Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 24th, 2015

    From the acclaimed translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky comes a new translation of the first great prison memoir: Fyodor Dostoevsky's fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia.


    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780553499384
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    Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2015