"I was born in Costa Rica and raised in Los Angeles, where my first real job was at The Change of Hobbit bookstore at the age of 15. I read the odd-ball stuff (Zinn, Chomsky, Graeber, Jensen, histories of chairs or wallpaper), love a great history, and was raised on science fiction and noirs, plus comics. I'm currently hooked on the works of Paco Ignacio Taibo II and am striving to read him in the original Spanish. I like to read in bars,walk for miles and take pictures, have an author wife and a daughter who keeps threatening to work in a bookstore."
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All Our Wrong Todays: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101985151
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Published: Dutton - February 20th, 2018

A first novel that blows away more established SF writers, with it's hilarious and moving turns. Smart SF for those that enjoy the genre, a great read for those that just like a fine novel.

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Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812985405
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 6th, 2018

One of the most lyrical novels I've ever come across. Beautiful, poetic, challenging and perception bending. Not for the feint of mind. A pleasure of thought, a joy to pour over.

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The Sagrada Familia: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632867810
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - July 25th, 2017

This fine love letter to the master and his work has eased my mind in that I'll never get to see the completed vision, but can share this wonderful guide with you.

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Trick Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
ISBN: 9781609454449
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Published: Europa Editions - March 6th, 2018

A heartrending yet funny battle of wits between a mean spirited illustrator grandfather and his, shall we say, very odd grandson in an old Italian apartment where the middle generation are trying to save a frayed marriage. Simply fabulous. Translated from the Italian by Jhumpa Lahiri!

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The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345407276
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 28th, 1996

The Phantom Tollbooth Cover Image
By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780394820378
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Published: Yearling - October 12th, 1988

The Daughter of Time Cover Image
ISBN: 9780684803869
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Published: Scribner - November 29th, 1995

Technicians of the Sacred, Third Edition: A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania Cover Image
By Jerome Rothenberg (Editor)
ISBN: 9780520290723
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Published: University of California Press - August 22nd, 2017