Rene's Staff Picks

White Oleander Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316284950
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 1st, 2000

Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own universe, with its own laws, its own dangers, its own hard lessons to be learned-becomes a redeeming and surprising journey of self-discovery.


The Little Prince Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9780156012195
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Published: Harvest Books - June 29th, 2000

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupery's unique and gifted style.


Native Son Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060837563
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 2nd, 2005

Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic.


American Psycho Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679735779
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Published: Vintage Books USA - March 6th, 1991

The modern classic, the basis of a Broadway musical, and major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale, Chloe Sevigny, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon, and directed by Mary Harron.


Orientalism Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780394740676
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Published: Vintage - October 12th, 1979

More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic.


Frankenstein Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141439471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 6th, 2003

The world's most famous work of horror fiction: a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity


Stellaluna Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152802172
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Published: Harcourt Children's Books - April 30th, 1993

While out searching for food, fruit bat Stellaluna and her mother are attacked by a vicious owl. Stellaluna is separated from Mother Bat and taken in by a family of birds where she must put aside her bat habits to fit in with her new family.


Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061828515
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 18th, 2011

"Take one man who rejects authority and religion, and leads a punk band. Take another man who wonders whether vertebrates arose in rivers or in the ocean....Put them together, what do you get? Greg Graffin, and this uniquely fascinating book." --Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel


One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061120091
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - May 30th, 2006

One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women--brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul--this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.


Punk Rock Jesus Cover Image
By Sean Murphy, Sean Murphy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401237684
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Published: Vertigo - April 9th, 2013

A New York Times Bestseller

A reality TV show starring a clone of Jesus Christ causes chaos across the U.S. of the near future in PUNK ROCK JESUS, a new graphic novel written and drawn by Sean Murphy, the acclaimed illustrator of JOE THE BARBARIAN and AMERICAN VAMPIRE.