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The debut poetry collection by inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman.
Including The Hill We Climb, the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this debut collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in America poetry.
A special edition of the poem "The Hill We Climb," read at the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, on January 20, 2021
One of “the best writers of our time” (Ann Patchett) offers this hilarious yet haunting cycle of stories—all previously uncollected.
From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.
A deeply funny and shrewdly observed debut novel about being lost in the very place you know by heart.
From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans
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From a brilliant young historian, a colorful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how urban living has been the spur and incubator to humankind's greatest innovations.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman--an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.
Don't miss the Spike Lee film of the Broadway hit American Utopia--on HBO.
A Beat Most Anticipated Graphic Novel of Fall 2020
*Named a Garden & Gun and Atlanta Journal Constitution best book of the year*
Winner of the 2020 Thomas Robinson Prize for Southern Literature
"Mesmerizing...He's one of the best living American writers."--Janet Maslin, New York Times Book Review
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy
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This book is a love letter to the many artists, scenes, and sounds that define North Carolina's extraordinary contributions to American popular music. David Menconi has spent three decades immersed in the state's music culture, where tradition runs deep but the energy has expanded in countless directions.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.
The fates of Ragnvald and his sister Svanhild unfold to their stunning conclusion in this riveting final volume in The Golden Wolf Saga, a trilogy that conjures the ancient world with the gripping detail, thrilling action, and vivid historical elements of "Game of Thrones" and "Outlander."
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“[A] diverse and enlightening book . . .$14.95ISBN: 9781579659912Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Artisan - December 8th, 2020
“Charming. . . . A moving testament to the diversity and depths of love.”
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be swept away—in less time than it takes to read this paragraph.$30.00ISBN: 9780316628242Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - November 3rd, 2020
“Genius… It is miraculous to read these pieces… You must read The Best of Me.” —Andrew Sean Greer, New York Times Book Review
David Sedaris’s best stories and essays, spanning his remarkable career—as selected by the author himself, and including a new essay
A New York Times Book Review Editor$25.95ISBN: 9781643750255Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020
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A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.$27.00ISBN: 9781984881168Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - November 10th, 2020
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“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today
$50.00ISBN: 9781797205090Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - November 17th, 2020
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.As told by Dolly Parton in her own inimitable words, explore the songs that have defined her journey. Illustrated throughout with previously unpublished images from Dolly Parton''s personal and business archives.$27.99ISBN: 9781982108847Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020
In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic.
Where does the story of the Owens bloodline begin?$35.00ISBN: 9780316381123Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Voracious - October 20th, 2020An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020
From caramelized onions to fruit preserves, make home cooking quick and easy with ten simple "kitchen heroes" in these 125 recipes from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Deep Run Roots.
“I wrote this book to inspire you, and I promise it will change the way you co$26.99ISBN: 9780765387561Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020
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Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine$27.00ISBN: 9781982155551Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - October 6th, 2020
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A spectacularly inventive debut novel that reinvents the tall tale for our times—“Cuyahoga defies all modest description…[it] is ten feet tall if it’s an inch, and it’s a ramshackle joy from start to finish” (Brian Phillips, author of Impossible Owls).$28.95ISBN: 9781631496103Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright - September 15th, 2020
Longlisted • National Book Award (Nonfiction)
Best Books of 2020 • Financial Times
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Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIMEEmail firstname.lastname@example.org or call for price (919) 542-3030ISBN: 9780393292268Availability: BackorderedPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020
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A resonant biography of America’s most celebrated novelist of the Great Depression.$35.00ISBN: 9781439192016Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020
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Prizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired a$16.95ISBN: 9781949467277Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Blair - April 14th, 2020
"The war is still raging. And Gene Nichol]'s still fighting." --John Grisham$35.00ISBN: 9780393635713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 6th, 2020
The definitive biography of America’s best-known and least-understood food personality, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped.$28.95ISBN: 9780307271013Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - May 5th, 2020
A hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, in the world of French haute cuisine, for anyone whose ever found joy in cooking and eating food with their family--from the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat.
A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2020$16.00ISBN: 9780525566076Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - May 5th, 2020
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THE WASHINGTON POST • NPR • GOOD HOUSEKEEPING • FRESH AIR • THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS • LIT HUB • KIRKUS REVIEWS • LIBRARY JOURNAL • THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY$16.99ISBN: 9780316523080Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Back Bay Books - June 2nd, 2020Iconoclastic detective Jackson Brodie returns in a triumphant new novel about secrets, sex, and lies.$17.99ISBN: 9781250110275Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020
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Longlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence
2020 New England Society Book Award Winner for Fiction
“The Guest Book is monumental in a way that few novels dare attempt.” —The Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9780399590917Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - May 19th, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever.
$26.95ISBN: 9780525656784Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 28th, 2020
"Full of verve... Revelatory." —Los Angeles Times
A dazzling and darkly comic novel of love, violence, and friendship in the California suburbsEmail email@example.com or call for price (919) 542-3030ISBN: 9780525657545Availability: Special OrderPublished: Knopf - June 9th, 2020
A new novel, funny, wise, moving, true, as only Lisa Alther can write ("she had me laughing at 4 in the morning" --Doris Lessing), set on a cruise ship, about a woman, a doctor in charge of the ship's clinic, recovering from the loss of her longtime female lover, a much-admired writer, and coping with the high-wire madcappery of cruise ship life as she reckons with her past and feels her way in$35.00ISBN: 9781426220913Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: National Geographic - March 31st, 2020Winner of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award.The world's favorite expert on la dolce vita, Under the Tuscan Sun author Frances Mayes guides readers through Italy's iconic regions, in a book replete with lavish National Geographic images.$30.00ISBN: 9780316418539Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - June 2nd, 2020INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "The Sapiens of 2020."---The Guardian
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists comes "the riveting pick-me-up we all need right now" (People), the #1 Dutch bestseller Humankind, which offers a "bold" (Daniel H.$27.99ISBN: 9781250237279Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Press - March 10th, 2020
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"A provocative, absorbing read." — People$32.00ISBN: 9780385348713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - February 25th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
$18.00ISBN: 9780812983425Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 26th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.
“Deeply moving, frequently eloquent and extraordinarily incisive.”—The Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9781984801258Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over one million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)