Lockdown Lit

logo for Lockdown LitBooksmith is proud to support Lockdown Literature, a group of authors with books published during the coronavirus pandemic who have banded together to support one another and spread the word about these books. Visit their Instagram page to see video excerpts and for more information about the authors.

Below is a list of their new books, organized alphabetically by author. Please note that the books may be listed as out of stock -- this is because we're shipping directly from the warehouse to your door! If you're looking for an author who's part of Lockown Lit and don't see them below, try here. Thank you for helping us support these authors! Order via the links below and we'll ship the books directly to your door.

 

Watch previous Lockdown Lit events

Lysley Tenorio & Sameer Pandya

Jennifer Steil & Ava Homa

Jessica Rotondi & Lauren Francis-Sharma

Meredith O'Brien & Leslie Streeter

Bonnie Tsui & Jennifer Steinhauer

Nina Renata Aron & Julian Tepper

Melanie Abrams & Andrew Altschul

Erin Somers & Mary South

Clare Beams & Rachel Vorona Cote

Meadowlark By Melanie Abrams Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781542007351
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Published: Little a - May 1st, 2020

The Gringa By Andrew Altschul Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781612198224
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Published: Melville House - March 10th, 2020

A Brief History of Fruit: Poems By Kimberly Quiogue Andrews Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781629221618
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Published: University of Akron Press - February 27th, 2020

The Immortals of Tehran By Ali Araghi Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781612198187
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Published: Melville House - April 7th, 2020

Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love By Nina Renata Aron Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525576679
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Published: Crown - April 21st, 2020

The Illness Lesson: A Novel By Clare Beams Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385544665
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Published: Doubleday - February 11th, 2020

Don't You Know I Love You By Laura Bogart Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781950539130
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Published: Dzanc Books - March 17th, 2020

Pass with Care: Memoirs By Cooper Lee Bombardier Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948340212
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Published: Dottir Press - June 9th, 2020

Shiner: A Novel By Amy Jo Burns Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525533641
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020

A Small Thing to Want By Shuly Xóchitl Cawood Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781950413171
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Published: Press 53 - May 3rd, 2020

Beauty By Christina Chiu Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781733777759
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Published: Santa Fe Writer's Project - May 1st, 2020

The New Wilderness By Diane Cook Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062333131
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

The Likely World By Melanie Conroy-Goldman Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781597098083
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Published: Red Hen Press - August 4th, 2020

Too Much: How Victorian Constraints Still Bind Women Today By Rachel Vorona Cote Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781538729700
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 25th, 2020

Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir By Lacy Crawford Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316491556
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 7th, 2020

Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy By David Daley Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495755
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Published: Liveright - March 17th, 2020

Things You Would Know if You Grew Up Around Here By Nancy Wayson Dinan Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635574432
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 19th, 2020

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box By Evette Dionne Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780451481542
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother's) Lifetime By Maggie Downs Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640092921
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Published: Counterpoint - May 12th, 2020

The Moon Always Rising By Alice C. Early Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631526831
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Published: She Writes Press - April 21st, 2020

Taylor Before and After By Jennie Englund, Camille Kellogg (Editor) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250171870
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Published: Imprint - February 18th, 2020

The Swan Suit By Katherine Fawcett Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781771622608
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Published: Douglas & McIntyre - October 6th, 2020

The Companions By Katie M. Flynn Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982122157
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - March 3rd, 2020

To Remain Nameless By Brad Fox Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780999418673
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Published: Rescue Press - May 1st, 2020

Book of the Little Axe By Lauren Francis-Sharma Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802129369
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - May 12th, 2020

Pizza Girl: A Novel By Jean Kyoung Frazier Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385545723
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Published: Doubleday - June 9th, 2020

That's Not a Thing By Jacqueline Friedland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781684630301
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Published: Sparkpress - April 14th, 2020

Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes By Phyllis Grant Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374150143
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 21st, 2020

Scrapple By Sian Griffiths Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780998966748
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Published: Braddock Avenue Books - July 1st, 2020

The Heart Keeps Faulty Time By Sian Griffiths Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781949344110
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Published: Bull City Press - April 7th, 2020

Happy & You Know It By Laura Hankin Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984806239
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

Half By Sharon Harrigan Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780299328542
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - June 9th, 2020

The Return By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593098660
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Published: Berkley - March 24th, 2020

Tea by the Sea By Donna Hemans Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597098458
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Published: Red Hen Press - June 9th, 2020

Daughters of Smoke and Fire: A Novel By Ava Homa Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419743092
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Published: The Overlook Press - May 12th, 2020

You Again: A Novel By Debra Jo Immergut Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062747587
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Published: Ecco - July 7th, 2020

American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country By Jack Jenkins Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062935984
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Published: HarperOne - April 21st, 2020

Ashley Sugarnotch & the Wolf By Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781951853013
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Published: Mason Jar Press - April 14th, 2020

In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine By Rachel Lance Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524744151
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Published: Dutton - April 7th, 2020

Under the Rainbow: A Novel By Celia Laskey Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536161
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

Ten Past Noon: Focus and Fate at Forty By Tucker Lieberman Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781732906044
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Published: Glyph Torrent - February 25th, 2020

Glorious Boy By Aimee Liu Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781597098892
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Published: Red Hen Press - May 10th, 2020

A Good Marriage: A Novel By Kimberly McCreight Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062367686
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Published: Harper - May 5th, 2020

Kilo: Inside the Deadliest Cocaine Cartels—from the Jungles to the Streets By Toby Muse Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062905291
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Published: William Morrow - March 24th, 2020

Uncomfortably Numb: a memoir about the life-altering diagnosis of multiple sclerosis By Meredith O'Brien Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781948018708
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Published: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

The Distance from Four Points By Margo Orlando Littell Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781608011797
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Published: University of New Orleans Press - May 28th, 2020

Wolf By Douglas A. Martin Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781643620220
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Published: Nightboat Books - June 2nd, 2020

Outline of My Lover By Douglas A. Martin Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781643620237
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Published: Nightboat Books - June 2nd, 2020

Horse Crazy: The Story of a Woman and a World in Love with an Animal By Sarah Maslin Nir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501196232
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2020

Members Only By Sameer Pandya Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780358098546
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Published: Mariner Books - July 7th, 2020

These Women: A Novel By Ivy Pochoda Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062656384
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Published: Ecco - May 19th, 2020

Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them By Adrienne Raphel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525522089
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Published: Penguin Press - March 17th, 2020

What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers By Jessica Pearce Rotondi Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781951213077
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Published: Unnamed Press - April 21st, 2020

Rules for Moving By Nancy Star Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542006378
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - May 19th, 2020

Tricks of Light By Thaddeus Rutkowski Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780998144078
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Published: Great Weather for Media, LLC - April 6th, 2020

The Invention of Love By Sara Schaff Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781952897009
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Published: Split/Lip Press - May 15th, 2020

Dreams of Being By Michael J. Seidlinger Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780999472354
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Published: Maudlin House - April 22nd, 2020

Take Me Apart: A Novel By Sara Sligar Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374272616
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Published: MCD - April 28th, 2020

Stay Up with Hugo Best: A Novel By Erin Somers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982102357
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Published: Scribner - April 2nd, 2019

You Will Never Be Forgotten: Stories By Mary South Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374538361
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Published: FSG Originals - March 10th, 2020

And I Do Not Forgive You: Stories and Other Revenges By Amber Sparks Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781631496202
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Published: Liveright - February 11th, 2020

Exile Music: A Novel By Jennifer Steil Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525561811
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Published: Viking - May 5th, 2020

The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress By Jennifer Steinhauer Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616209995
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 10th, 2020

Lake of Urine: A Love Story By Guillermo Stitch Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9781944697945
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Published: Sagging Meniscus Press - July 1st, 2020

Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books with Words Like
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316490719
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 10th, 2020

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) By Douglas Stuart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148049
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Published: Grove Press - February 11th, 2020

The Lady Upstairs By Halley Sutton Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593187739
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 17th, 2020

The Lightness: A Novel By Emily Temple Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062905321
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Published: William Morrow - June 16th, 2020

The Son of Good Fortune: A Novel By Lysley Tenorio Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062059574
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Published: Ecco - July 7th, 2020

Between the Records By Julian Tepper Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644280744
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Published: Rare Bird Books - March 10th, 2020

Catherine House: A Novel By Elisabeth Thomas Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062905659
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Published: Mariner Books - May 12th, 2020

The Knockout Queen: A novel By Rufi Thorpe Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656784
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

Why We Swim By Bonnie Tsui Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616207861
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 14th, 2020

The Call: Inside the Global Saudi Religious Project By Krithika Varagur Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781733623766
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Published: Columbia Global Reports - April 21st, 2020

Life Events: A Novel By Karolina Waclawiak Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374186951
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 28th, 2020

What You Become in Flight: A Memoir By Ellen O'Connell Whittet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612198323
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Published: Melville House - April 14th, 2020

The Distant Dead: A Novel By Heather Young Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062690814
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Published: William Morrow - June 9th, 2020