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Preorder Nancy from an Indie Bookseller for a Chance at Limited Edition Prints and a $100 Gift Card

Ten winners will receive a set of three letterpress prints. One lucky winner will also win at $100 gift card for the bookstore where they purchased their copy of Nancy

In just a few weeks we’ll publish the Chilean writer Bruno Lloret’s Nancy, in translation from Spanish by Ellen Jones. An “incredibly powerful” (Kirkus, starred review) coming-of-age story that tracks Nancy’s youth through remote memories of her Chilean childhood, the novel is also a grand experiment in storytelling and typography. As Lloret tells us, “the X started, almost on its own, to gather functions other than rhythm—silences, white noise, gaps, breathing—as if the world depicted in the novel emerged from the many meanings of this ubiquitous sign.”

To honor these alluring Xs that riddle the text (and how could we not?), we worked with our neighbors at the Berkeley-based Kavamore Press to produce a triptych set of high-quality letterpress prints, each illustrating a page from Nancy. No matter what you ultimately make of these mysterious markings, they’re as mesmerizing framed on the wall as they are on the page.

Each print is 11″x14″, hand-numbered, and extremely limited. We’ve got 10 extras and we want to send a set to you!

But that’s not all. We’ve partnered up with our friends at Nectar Literary to send one lucky winner, in addition to a print set, a $100 gift card for the indie bookstore where they purchased Nancy.

How to enter:

  1. Preorder a copy of Nancy directly from an indie bookstore of your choosing
  2. Send a copy of your receipt to
  3. 10 winners will be selected and contacted on Friday, 4/16

Easy! Submit your receipt by Tuesday, April 13th to be eligible. Each copy of Nancy purchased directly through an indie bookstore is good for one entry. Purchase multiple copies for multiple chances to win (hello, book clubs)! 

An incomplete list of indies to support*

✖️A Seat at the Table Books (Elk Grove, CA)
✖️Akimbo Books (Providence, RI)
✖️Avid Bookshop (Athens, GA)
✖️Bank Square Books (Mystic, CT)
✖️Bookmarks (Winston-Salem, NC)
✖️Books Are Magic (Brooklyn, NY)
✖️Boswell Book Company (Milwaukee, WI)
✖️Brazos Bookstore (Houston, TX)
✖️Brookline Booksmith (Brookline, MA)
✖️Community Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)
✖️East Bay Booksellers (Oakland, CA)
✖️Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle, WA)
✖️Greedy Reads (Baltimore, MD)
✖️Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)
✖️Interabang Books (Dallas, TX)
✖️Island Books (Mercer Island, WA)
✖️Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA)
✖️Harriett’s Bookshop (Philadelphia, PA)
✖️Hello Hello Books (Rockland, ME)
✖️Little City Books (Hoboken, NJ)
✖️Loyalty Bookstore (Washington, D.C.)
✖️Magers & Quinn (Minneapolis, MN)
✖️Malvern Books (Austin, TX)
✖️McNally Jackson (New York, NY)
✖️Moon Palace Books (Minneapolis, MN)
✖️Oblong Books & Music (Millerton, NY)
✖️Pilsen Community Books (Chicago, IL)
✖️Point Reyes Books (Point Reyes, CA)
✖️Politics and Prose (Washington, D.C.)
✖️Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA)
✖️Powell’s City of Books (Portland, OR)
✖️riffraff (Providence, RI)
✖️Skylark Bookshop (Columbia, MO)
✖️Skylight Books (Los Angeles, CA)
✖️Split Rock Books (Cold Spring, NY)
✖️Solid State Books (Washington, D.C.)
✖️Subtext Books (St. Paul, MN)
✖️The Country Bookshop (Southern Pines, NC)
✖️The Golden Notebook (Woodstock, NY)
✖️The Lit. Bar (The Bronx, NY)
✖️The Wild Detectives (Dallas, TX)
✖️The Writer’s Block (Las Vegas, NV)
✖️Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, WA)
✖️Unabridged Bookstore (Chicago, IL)
✖️White Whale Bookstore (Pittsburgh, PA)
✖️WORD Bookstores (Brooklyn, NY & Jersey City, NJ)

*All indie bookstores are eligible. Don’t see your favorite indie here? Not a problem.