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Moonglow Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062225559
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Published: Harper - November 22nd, 2016

"This was my absolute favorite book of 2016! I had told that to a stranger at a bus stop one day, and he had asked me why I liked the book so much. I said that I guessed it was largely because that I almost feel as though it was my own grandfather telling me the story, which in fact was impossible, given that I had never met my own grandfather. And that's just the craziness of it all isn't it, when a book that is a work of fiction (or partly fiction in this case) can cause you to invoke an emotion or embody a spirit that otherwise had never existed. Am I making any sense? Anyway, this book made me rediscover the magic of storytelling. Chabon has really written something wonderful and masterful in this 'autobiography wrapped in a novel, disguised as a memoir.' Please please read this book!" - Anthony


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812983586
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Published: Random House Trade - June 12th, 2012

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay. Now with special bonus material by Michael Chabon.


Bel Canto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061565311
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 10th, 2008

"Blissfully Romantic....A strange, terrific, spellcasting story." -- San Francisco Chronicle


A Zero-Sum Game Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941920381
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - November 29th, 2016

"A Zero-Sum Game was the most gritty and raw book that I've read in ages! Think Brave New World and House of Cards shoved into the confines of a Mexican housing complex. I assure you that you will remember the stories of this fantastic cast of characters for years to come. This book is a must read!" - Anthony


The Wicked + the Divine: Year One Cover Image
$44.99
ISBN: 9781632157287
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Published: Image Comics - April 12th, 2016

"Ever wonder what it would be like if the Coachella line-up had god-like powers and only 2 years to live? Well wonder no more! Dive into the world of The Wicked + The Divine! With absolutely stunning artwork by Jamie McKelvie, this is one of those titles that is truly ushering in a new era of graphic novels. I bet you that by the end of book 1 (vol 1 & 2), your head will be thoroughly BLOWN!!" - Anthony


The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781592406753
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Published: Gotham Books - April 3rd, 2012

A funny, erudite, and provocative exploration of puns, the people who make them, and this derided wordplay's remarkable impact on human history.

In The Pun Also Rises, John Pollack-a former World Pun Champion and presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton-explains why puns matter: They revolutionized language and played a pivotal role in making the modern world possible.


The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250050397
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Published: Picador USA - October 7th, 2014

NOW A" NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
"The job of the skin is to keep it all in..."
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The Last Painting of Sara De Vos Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250118325
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Published: Picador USA - April 4th, 2017

A RARE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY PAINTING LINKS THREE LIVES, ON THREE CONTINENTS, OVER THREE CENTURIES IN "THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS," AN EXHILARATING NEW NOVEL FROM DOMINIC SMITH.


Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781617230165
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Published: Current - October 28th, 2014

-A definitive guide to astronomy's hottest field.- --The Economist