Bri

Writing a bio that is not too serious and not too corny feels impossible. Anyway, bri is a bookseller representing folks who used to read voraciously and are now trying to rebuild the habit. So far, they like reading abolitionist literature and fiction with a splash of magic.

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Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

For those who inhaled the website, you may wonder if this newest volume (released 13 years after the first) holds up to your memories of scrolling for side-splitting hours. It’s tough to compete with the magic of nostalgia, but here, Brosh spectacularly renders her childhood & adult experiences in her signature style (plus a new expressive element: eyeshine). Get in for the hyperbolic hilarity. Leave with your heart a half-size bigger.


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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

With eldritch layering of meanings and entrancing precision of language, it's like a cross-section of how it feels to exist within the violence of cisheteropatriarchy. A slicing — and suddenly writhing colors and shapes overwhelm the mind's eye, exposing a configuration too nebulous to describe outright — it's surreal to see something so elusive being documented, like taking a photo of the feeling that there is something else in the house when you are alone.


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The Buried Giant (Vintage International) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307455796
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Published: Vintage - January 5th, 2016

Maybe my favorite author — a melancholy thread runs through his books that easily wraps around my heartstrings. With a masterful blend of fantasy elements and uncluttered prose, Ishiguro creates a story about things better forgotten with implications so personal and so transnational that it becomes almost a fairytale.


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Daughter of the Moon Goddess: A Novel (Celestial Kingdom #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063031302
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Published: Harper Voyager - January 11th, 2022

Glimmering with lavish imagery, ethereal world-building, and clarity of diction, Daughter of the Moon Goddess is a hero's journey that argues navigating love (of friends, family, and admirers) is essential to coming of age. A remarkable debut filled with monsters, magic, the cruelty of those who love power, and my favorite — dragons.


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An Unlasting Home: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063135093
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Published: Mariner Books - April 12th, 2022

Beautiful sentences on every page, a few too many to highlight, so I gave up and devoured the book.


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Bad Feminist: Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062282712
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

This book extends a gravity to cultural events and patterns often dismissed or derided. It feels like a late-night conversation with a very smart friend who starts talking at length about something unexpected, where I'm more than content to keep listening, prompting her to continue with little questions and refilling her glass: in this case, simply by turning the page.


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House of Leaves: The Remastered Full-Color Edition Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780375703768
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Published: Pantheon - March 7th, 2000

Took me (exactly) 2.5 years to finish and it gave me nightmares. Definitely recommend.