“My life, who could pretend there wasn’t a big fucking hole in it?”
A lovely treatise that argues t hat attention to a place is what makes life—well, alive.
A group of Jesuit scientists, led by the polyglot priest Emilio Sandoz, set off on a mission to discover the source of music emanating from the direction of Alpha Centauri.
Lara Hogan has become the face of thoughtful, humane, and rigorous management—and for good reason.
A group of Mennonite women suffer for years from mysterious midnight attacks, purportedly the work of demons come to punish them for their sins. Eventually, they discover the assaults are not the work of demons but of men—their own husbands, sons, and neighbors.
Ren is an eleven-year-old houseboy with a mission: to find his dead master’s finger, severed and lost years ago, and bury it with his body.
This, the final book in the Earthsea cycle, returns to the Dry Land—the land of the dead—where the barrier between life and death is crumbling.
The fifth book in the Earthsea cycle breaks from the path for five short stories, each of which reveals more about the Archipelago and the customs, traditions, and people within it.
Two decades passed between the publication of the third book of the Earthsea cycle and this, the fourth.
The third book in the Earthsea cycle makes plain what before had only been hinted at: the magic of the wizards carries a cost.
The second book in Le Guin’s extraordinary Earthsea cycle continues her subversion of the usual wizardly tropes: Ged, the antihero from the first book, reappears, but he serves as an accessory to another’s story—that of a young girl named Tenar.
The first book in Le Guin’s famed Earthsea cycle introduces Ged, a young and brilliant, albeit cocky, wizard who attempts to use magic he doesn’t fully understand, with dire consequences.
One day, teenage girls across the globe awaken to find they have a new and terrifying power: they can manifest electricity with their bodies, using it to tease, to torture, and to kill.
James Bridle’s astute and critical eye breaks down the many ways in which technology—once heralded as the key to truly knowing the world—has in fact brought about an era of misinformation, conspiracy theories, and post-factual politics: in short, a new dark age.
Tressie McMillan Cottom pulls no punches in this exquisite, clear-eyed, and necessary collection of essays.
Tim Maughan’s debut novel is tragic and charming and very close to home: in response to the normalization of extreme surveillance, an anonymous cyberterrorist group figures out how to take the whole internet down, sending the world into chaos.
The main character of this book is a stone. A literal stone. Well, a god in the form of a stone, but a stone nonetheless.
The second book in Okorafor’s Akata series finds Sunny settled in to her new magical school, observing the changes in her body as she grows and becomes stronger.
This young adult series centers on Sunny Nwazue, a New York-born Nigerian and albino.
Sue Burke’s debut novel follows a small group of human colonists who have landed on a new planet and must learn to survive.