NOVELS AND SHORT STORIES BY AUTHOR

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Kaya Press

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Paperback, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 240 pgs.

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David Tung Can’t Have a Girlfriend until He Gets into an Ivy League College

By Ed Lin.

“You’re not allowed to have a girlfriend until college,” my mother warned. “And you’d better get into an Ivy League school!”
David Tung Can’t Get a Girlfriend until He Gets into an Ivy League College is the first official young adult novel from Ed Lin, author of the acclaimed novels Waylaid and This Is a Bust. Humorous and socially complex, the book tells the story of an Asian American New Jersey high-school student as he navigates multiple social circles as well as parental pressures to get As and conform to cultural norms and expectations. Amid these pressures from outside is the fear he will die alone, whether he gets into Harvard or not.
Exploring class tensions (for example, regular school in an upscale, Asian-majority suburb versus weekend Chinese school in working-class Chinatown) and contemporary social neuroses, David Tung Can’t Get a Girlfriend is an already hotly anticipated book from an author whose debut novel, Waylaid, established him as a pioneering, provocative, welcome new voice in young adult fiction.
Ed Lin (born 1969), a journalist by training, is the author of several award-winning books, including: Waylaid, his literary debut; the Robert Chow crime series, set in 1970s Manhattan Chinatown (This Is a Bust, Snakes Can’t Run and One Red Bastard); and the Taipei Night Market crime series (Ghost Month, Incensed and 99 Ways to Die). Lin is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. He lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung, and his son Walter.


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The Black Flame of Paradise (A Novel)

THE BLACK FLAME OF PARADISE (A NOVEL)

By Zachary Cahill. Preface by Catherine Malabou.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493395
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Room 225-6: A Novel

ROOM 225-6: A NOVEL

By Karsten Schubert.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932029
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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Cruise of Shadows

CRUISE OF SHADOWS

By Jean Ray. Introduction and translation by Scott Nicolay.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663443
USD $15.95
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Pub Date: 12/17/2019
Forthcoming


”La Caixa” Collection: Tom McCarthy

”LA CAIXA” COLLECTION: TOM MCCARTHY

Text by Tom McCarthy.

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9780854882755
USD $20.00
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Pub Date: 11/19/2019
Forthcoming


Braids

BRAIDS

Edited by Daniele Riviere. Text by Léo Henry. Drawings by Denis Vierge.

DIS VOIR

ISBN: 9782914563949
USD $29.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


At the Blue Monkey

AT THE BLUE MONKEY

By Walter Serner. Introduction and translation by Erik Butler.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663467
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


A Death

A DEATH

By Zalman Shneour. Introduction and translation by Daniel Kennedy.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663450
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


To Those Gods Beyond

TO THOSE GODS BEYOND

By Giorgio Manganelli. Foreword by Italo Calvino. Translation and introduction by John Walker.

ATLAS PRESS

ISBN: 9781900565813
USD $23.95
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


David Tung Can’t Have a Girlfriend until He Gets into an Ivy League College

DAVID TUNG CAN’T HAVE A GIRLFRIEND UNTIL HE GETS INTO AN IVY LEAGUE COLLEGE

By Ed Lin.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030627
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


Last of Her Name

LAST OF HER NAME

By Mimi Lok.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030610
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
Forthcoming


Mount Analogue

MOUNT ANALOGUE

By René Daumal. Translation and introduction by Roger Shattuck. Postface by Véra Daumal.

EXACT CHANGE

ISBN: 9781878972439
USD $15.95
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Pub Date: 9/17/2019
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Lydia Cabrera: Between the Sum and the Parts

LYDIA CABRERA: BETWEEN THE SUM AND THE PARTS

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN/AMERICAS SOCIETY

ISBN: 9783960985037
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 6/18/2019
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