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B r a v e r m a n Co ll e c t i o n Braverman’s fiction is an enthralling mix of lyrical beauty and intoxicating pain. One of the most widely anthologized fiction writers of her generation, Braverman weaves history, memoir, and dreams into unforgettable works of the imagination.

“Ms. Braverman possesses a magical, incantatory voice and the ability to loft ordinary lives into the heightened world of myth.” —New York Times T he I n ca n tati o n o f F ri d a K .

Paperback includes discussion questions and author interview. An imagined autobiography of Frida Kahlo, this lyrical novel opens and closes inside the mind of Kahlo, on her deathbed, taking us through a kaleidoscope of memories and hallucinations.The paperback edition features a Reading Group Guide with discussion questions and an original interview. “A fascinating exploration of the inner world of an icon.” —Alix Kate Shulman “Dazzling and illuminating. . . . To read this book is not only to understand what made the artist tick, it is also to feel the excruciating ticking of a life fueled with pain.” —Washington Post Book World Reading Group Edition Paper 978-1-58322-571-4 $11.95 240 pages

L ithi u m f o r M e d ea Introduction by Rick Moody Braverman’s stunning debut novel from the ’70s is a tale of addiction—to drugs, physical love, and dysfunctional family chains—and a tale of mothers and daughters—their mutual rebellion and unconscious mimicry. “[Lithium for Medea] has the power and intensity you don’t see much outside of rock and roll.”  —Rolling Stone Paper 978-1-58322-471-7 $11.95 368 pages

Palm L atit u d es A Novel Braverman’s second novel—and arguably her chef d’oeuvre—explores the lives of three women who await absolution and revelation in the bougainvillea- and violence-filled barrio of Los Angeles. The paperback edition features a Reading Group Guide with discussion questions and an original interview. “Stunning . . . Sentence after sentence unfolds like an endless succession of startling, exotic blossoms. It will be praised as establishing a new mythology, most likely a feminist ­mythology.”  —Philadelphia Inquirer Reading Group Edition Paper 978-1-58322-572-1 $14.95 416 pages

Seven Stories Press Academic Catalog 2014-2015  

Frontlist and backlist titles published by Seven Stories press through Spring 2015. For information about books for course adoption, please...

Seven Stories Press Academic Catalog 2014-2015  

Frontlist and backlist titles published by Seven Stories press through Spring 2015. For information about books for course adoption, please...

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