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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735213616
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 26th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020
 


Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316496421
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 15th, 2020

A "profound and provocative" new work by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced and American Dervish: an immigrant father and his son search for belonging -- in post-Trump America, and with each other (Kirkus Reviews).

"Passionate, disturbing, unputdownable." -- Salman Rushdie

A deeply personal work about identity and


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A Year in the Merde Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781582346175
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 1st, 2006

Based on Stephen Clarke's own experiences and with names changed to "avoid embarrassment, possible legal action, and to prevent the author's legs being broken by someone in a Yves Saint Laurent suit," A Year in the Merde provides perfect entertainment for Francophiles and Francophobes alike.


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Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was A Girl: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142032
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Published: Tin House Books - August 11th, 2020

A New York Times Editors’ Choice and Best Book of the Year at TIME, Esquire, Amazon, Kirkus, and Electric Literature


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Greenwood: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984822000
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Published: Hogarth - February 25th, 2020

A magnificent generational saga that charts a family’s rise and fall, its secrets and inherited crimes, from one of Canada’s most acclaimed novelists


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Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209100
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 29th, 2020

ESSENTIAL ANTIRACIST READING

“We can no longer see ourselves as minor spectators or weary watchers of history a­fter finishing this astonishing work of nonfiction.” —Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy

 
In Down Along with That Devil’s Bones, journalist Connor Towne O’Neill takes a deep dive into American history, exp


Larry Miller Time: The Story of the Lost Legend Who Sparked the Tar Heel Dynasty Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781098304621
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Published: BookBaby - September 7th, 2020

LARRY MILLER is the tough-as-nails, fun-loving, working class bad boy who in the 1960s saved young North Carolina coach Dean Smith's job by winning his first two ACC titles and a trip to the National Championship game. A two-time All American, Miller is still the only Tar Heel ever named ACC Player of the Year twice.


Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735220683
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - May 9th, 2017

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224582
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
 


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The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316452700
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Published: Redhook - January 21st, 2020

The ultimate book-lover's fantasy, this sparkling debut is a "delight of magic and literature, love and adventure" (Kat Howard) featuring a young scholar with the power to bring literary characters into the world.


Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316176668
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 23rd, 2019

A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life


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Blue Marlin Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781949467314
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Published: Blair - April 21st, 2020

Lee Smith brings her masterful storytelling magic to this jewel of a novella that follows Jenny, an adventurous thirteen-year-old, down to Key West for a patched-up family vacation following the discovery of her father's illicit affair.


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Weather: A novel Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780385351102
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Published: Knopf - February 11th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

From the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculationone of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Yeara “darkly funny and urgent” (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis


The Hotel Neversink Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793347
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Published: Tin House Books - August 6th, 2019

A 2020 Edgar Award Winner!

"A gripping, atmospheric, heart-breaking, almost-ghost story. Not since Stephen King's Overlook has a hotel hiding a secret been brought to such vivid life." —Lydia Kiesling, author of The Golden State


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My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780525564201
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Published: Anchor - July 30th, 2019

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE 
WINNER OF THE LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR MYSTERY/THRILLER
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE



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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
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This title is a nonreturnable book.
Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

The New York Times Bestseller

A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle


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Why We Swim Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207861
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 14th, 2020

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle San Francisco Chronicle

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


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The Half-Drowned King: A Novel (The Golden Wolf Saga #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062563705
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 26th, 2018

"Linnea Hartsuyker brings myth and legend roaring to life in this superbly good page-turning saga of Viking-era Norway. The book’s fiercest magic shines in the characters of Ragnvald and Svanhild, as unforgettable a brother and sister duo as I can remember.


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All This Could Be Yours Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358361336
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Published: Mariner Books - September 15th, 2020

From critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Jami Attenberg comes a novel of family secrets: think the drama of Big Little Lies set in the heat of a New Orleans summer.

“If I know why they are the way they are, then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am,” says Alex Tuchman of her parents.


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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
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This title is a nonreturnable book.
Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

The New York Times Bestseller

A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle


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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION

NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


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My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780525564201
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - July 30th, 2019

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE 
WINNER OF THE LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR MYSTERY/THRILLER
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE



Next to Last Stand: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522539
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Published: Viking - September 22nd, 2020

The new novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series.