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Quick Pick: May 6, 2016

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Liberty Hardy

Senior Contributing Editor

Liberty Hardy is an unrepentant velocireader, writer, bitey mad lady, and tattoo canvas. Turn-ons include books, books and books. Her favorite exclamation is “Holy cats!” Liberty reads more than should be legal, sleeps very little, frequently writes on her belly with Sharpie markers, and when she dies, she’s leaving her body to library science. Until then, she lives with her three cats, Millay, Farrokh, and Zevon, in Maine. She is also right behind you. Just kidding! She’s too busy reading. Twitter: @MissLiberty

sergio ySergio Y. by Alexandre Vidal Porto (Author), Alex Ladd (Translator)

Armando, one of the most renowned therapists in São Paulo, wonders whatever became of his 17-year-old former patient Sergio, who cut off treatment after he found the life he was looking for following a visit to New York City. After a bit of searching Armando finds that Sergio is now living in NYC as Sandra. But shortly after, Armando learns of Sandra’s unexpected death, sending Armando on a path to learn the truth, not just about Sandra, but of very human need to follow one’s own path and be true to yourself. This novel is a moving exploration of identity. Winner of the Paraná Literary Prize for Best Novel.

Backlist bump: Nevada by Imogen Binnie