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The Leavers

A Novel

The literary world has embraced Lisa Ko’s National Book Award finalist—now in paperback. Ann Patchett calls the award-winning debut “required reading . . . essential for our times,” and Barbara Kingsolver hailed it as “courageous.” Set in New York and China, The Leavers is a powerful and moving novel of borders, exile, and belonging that “defies expectations” (New York Times).

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Cutting Back

My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

“If you love losing yourself in natural settings, this memoir is definitely for you.” —Bustle

Cutting Back is a heart-felt debut memoir from Leslie Buck, the first American woman to study pruning at the most elite landscaping company in Japan. Travel to the misty gardens of Kyoto, to observe Japanese customs and masterful landscaping styles with Buck as she learns how to balance strength with grace, seriousness with humor, and technique with heart.

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