Migration Stories

Beautiful Country: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385547215
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Published: Doubleday - September 7th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR  A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA BOOK CLUB PICK The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut fr


House of Sticks: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ly Tran
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501118814
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Published: Scribner - June 1st, 2021

This beautifully written “masterclass in memoir” (Elle) recounts a young girls journey from war-torn Vietnam to Queens, New York, “showcas[ing] the tremendous power we have to alter the fates of others, step into their lives and shift the odds in favor of greater opportunity” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis).

Ly Tran is just a toddler in


What Strange Paradise: A novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525657903
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Published: Knopf - July 20th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE • From the widely acclaimed, bestselling author of American War—a beautifully written, unrelentingly dramatic, and profoundly moving novel that looks at the global refugee


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Afterlife Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751368
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.


A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593157497
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.


Waiting for the Waters to Rise Cover Image
By Maryse Condé, Richard Philcox (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781642860733
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Published: World Editions - August 5th, 2021

Babakar is a doctor living alone, with only the memories of his childhood in Mali. In his dreams, he receives visits from his blue-eyed mother and his ex-lover Azelia, both now gone, as are the hopes and aspirations he's carried with him since his arrival in Guadeloupe. Until, one day, the child Ana's comes into his life, forcing him to abandon his solitude.


Infinite Country: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982159474
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK and INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2021 NEW AMERICAN VOICES AWARD, LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL, AND A NATIONAL ENDOWMENT OF THE ARTS “BIG READS” SELECTION

“A profound, beautiful novel.” —People * “Poignant.” —BuzzFeed


Amnesty: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982127305
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Published: Scribner - February 9th, 2021

An “urgent and significant book [that] speaks to our times” (The New York Times Book Review) from the bestselling, Man Booker Prize–winning author of The White Tiger and Selection Day about a young illegal immigrant who must decide whether to report crucial information about a murder—and thereby risk deportation.

Danny—formerly Dhana


Of Women and Salt: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250776686
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 30th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF 2021
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

WINNER of the Isabel Allende Most Inspirational Fiction Award
FINALIST for the 2022 Southern Book Prize LONGLISTED for Crook’s Corner Book PrizeGoodReads Choice Award Nominee


How Beautiful We Were: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593132425
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Published: Random House - March 9th, 2021

A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company in this sweeping, inspiring novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers.


In the Country of Others: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780143135975
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Published: Penguin Books - August 10th, 2021

The award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perfect Nanny, about a woman in an interracial marriage whose fierce desire for autonomy parallels her adopted country's fight for independence


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China Room: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593298145
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Published: Viking - July 13th, 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE
FINALIST FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S CARNEGIE MEDAL
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY NPR AND TIME

“Sunjeev Sahota's new novel follows characters across generations and continents...Heart-wrenching.” Entertainment Weekly


Nights When Nothing Happened: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593086063
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 16th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by Time, The Washington Post, and Harper's Bazaar

A tender, spiky family saga about love in all its mysterious incarnations. —Lorrie Moore, author of A Gate at the Stairs and Birds of America


North: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419750427
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Published: The Overlook Press - October 5th, 2021

A powerfully moving novel about the intertwined lives of a Vermont monk, a Somali refugee, and an Afghan war veteran by the author of the acclaimed memoir Goat Song

As a late spring blizzard brews, Brother Christopher, a cloistered monk at Blue Mountain Monastery in Vermont, rushes to tend to his Ida Red and Northern Spy apple trees in advance of the unseasonal sno


New York, My Village: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393881424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 2nd, 2021

Exuberant storytelling full of wry comedy, dark history, and devastating satire—by the celebrated and original author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Say You’re One of Them.