Odd Mondays

Odd Mondays is a monthly reading series and community event in San Francisco. It began in November 2001 and is in its 20th year. Books are read from and ideas discussed. Open minds welcome! Learn more on their Facebook Page.

Their events are currently on Zoom. Get the link by emailing oddmondaysnoevalley@gmail.com.

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The Man with Eight Pairs of Legs (Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781946448880
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Published: Sarabande Books - February 1st, 2022

A Man with Eight Pairs of Legs is about the ways our bodies are marked by memory, often literally, and the risky decisions we make when pushed to the extreme. Winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, this collection of short stories is a study in compassion and in passion, a must-read for our times.


Spell Heaven: and Other Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640095168
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Published: Counterpoint - April 26th, 2022

After moving to a coastal town a gay couple is drawn to a group of outsiders living on the edge of the sea

In Spell Heaven, a linked story collection, a lesbian couple moves to a coast town and unexpectedly finds a sense of belonging with a group of outsiders.
 


Last of Her Name Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781885030610
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Published: Kaya Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 PEN America Literary Award for Debut Short Story Collection, Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name narrates the interconnected lives of diasporic women from '80s UK suburbia to WWII Hong Kong and contemporary California

Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born