When Sophie Swankowski surfaces from the freezing waters, she finds herself in an ancient castle in Poland--and in the center of an ages-old battle. Even with her magic powers, the strength and wisdom she learns from her companions in Warsaw, and the help of her gruff mermaid guardian, Syrena, how... More Info
Hannah is a fiercely intelligent young women, daughter of a powerful family's black sheep son, and raised to question who has been, is, and will be damaged by business deals meant to protect and maintain the dynasty. A devastating wrong is done to her when she opposes a family scheme and her... More Info
Helen Moran is thirty-two years old, single, childless, college-educated, and partially employed as a guardian of troubled young people in New York. She’s accepting a delivery from IKEA in her shared studio apartment when her uncle calls to break the news: Helen’s adoptive brother is dead.... More Info
Accompanied by candid photos and unforgettable stories and oral histories, a photographer and journalist present nine portraits of modern-day refugees on their way to becoming Americans, documenting their first night in the U.S. to their triumphs and struggles as they adjust to a new way of life.
How Music Works is David Byrne's remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our... More Info
Each issue of the quarterly is completely redesigned. There have been hardcovers and paperbacks, an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetic binding, an issue that looked like a bundle of junk mail, and an issue that looked like a sweaty human head. McSweeney's has won multiple literary... More Info
A wordless story of a frog and rat as the friends make their way from forest to bat cave to ghost town to ocean to shore, discovering new friends, narrowly avoiding a huge crab, and revealing a world beyond their home.
A compilation of brash, inventive and often comic explorations of the pleasures and paradoxes of masculinity is comprised of letters, essays, interviews and artwork that explore the author's transition into identifying as male before marrying and becoming a stepfather.
When Glorette Picard is found dead in an alley, those who knew her struggle to come to terms with her death and discover the killer, all the while finding out how intertwined her life and death was with the dark history of her city, Rio Seco. Original.
A struggling American businessman travels to a rising Saudi Arabian city with the hopes of securing a contract that will earn him a commission large enough to stave off his economic woes and hold his family together.
After prying open a strange nut wiggling on the ground, sisters, Elsie and Theo find a miniature walrus named Benny inside, who accompanies them to school where the girls and their classmates build him a boat to sail home on.