New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Things We Lost to the Water: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780593317952
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

Named one of the “Fifteen Books to Watch for in May” by The New York Times

A stunning debut novel about an immigrant Vietnamese family who settles in New Orleans and struggles to remain connected to one another as their lives are inextricably reshaped.


Project Hail Mary: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593135204
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

A lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this incredible new science-based thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Martian.

“A novel that would have delighted Robert A. Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.”—George R.R. Martin, author of A Game of Thrones


Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656098
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest--a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


Let's Talk About Hard Things Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501190247
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 4th, 2021

From the host of the popular WNYC podcast Death, Sex, & Money, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.You will laugh, cry, nod in recognition, and by the end, feel like no topic is off-limits when it comes to creating meaningful connection” (Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling autho


Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593318317
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

A marvelous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies—her first in nearly a decade—about a woman questioning her place in the world, wavering between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties.
 


Everybody: A Book about Freedom Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393608779
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

"Astute and consistently surprising critic" (NPR) Olivia Laing investigates the body and its discontents through the great freedom movements of the twentieth century.


The Premonition: A Pandemic Story Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393881554
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about.


The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316296618
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 27th, 2021

An exploration of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

In The Bomber Mafia, Malcolm Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examin


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062802798
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385545686
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Published: Doubleday - April 13th, 2021

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing
 


The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020 Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982157692
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Published: Scribner - April 6th, 2021

From a writer celebrated for her “chops, ambition, and killer instinct” (John Powers, Fresh Air), a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays about politics and culture.

Rachel Kushner has established herself as “the most vital and interesting American novelist working today” (Michael Lindgren, The Millions) and as a master of the essay fo


First Person Singular: Stories Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318072
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Published: Knopf - April 6th, 2021

“Some novelists hold a mirror up to the world and some, like Haruki Murakami, use the mirror as a portal to a universe hidden beyond it.” —The Wall Street Journal
 
A mind-bending new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami.


The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
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Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller
 
Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition, perfect for Mother’s Day, graduation, or any special occasion.
 


Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781938340956
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Published: Patagonia - March 16th, 2021

The Bestselling Classic Updated for Surfers, Sailors, Oceanographers, Climate Activists, and Those Who Love the Sea


The Committed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802157065
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Published: Grove Press - March 2nd, 2021

The sequel to The Sympathizer, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and went on to sell over a million copies worldwide, The Committed tells the story of "the man of two minds" as he comes as a refugee to France and turns his hand to capitalism