Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: February 13th 2018 by Grove Press An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a … More Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

Hardcover, 320 pages Expected publication: August 15th 2017 by Doubleday Books Welcome to LA? Nineties’ Hollywood gets an Italian makeover in this poignant and ruefully funny coming-of-age novel featuring a teenage girl who’s on shaky ground in more ways than one. Mere weeks after the 1992 riots that laid waste to Los Angeles, Eugenia, a … More Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini