New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399592553
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Published: Random House - November 30th, 2021

In her latest book, five-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Brené Brown writes, “If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and to be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection.”


Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone: A Novel (Outlander #9) Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781101885680
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 23rd, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon returns with the newest novel in the epic Outlander series.
 
The past may seem the safest place to be . . . but it is the most dangerous time to be alive. . . .
 


Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593320426
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Published: Knopf - November 23rd, 2021

The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet: Here are photographs of Murakami’s extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public.


These Precious Days: Essays Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063092785
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Published: Harper - November 23rd, 2021

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays.  


The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374157357
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 9th, 2021

A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation.


1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780553419467
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Published: Crown - November 2nd, 2021

In Ai Weiwei’s widely anticipated memoir, “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times) tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, the nation’s most celebrated poet.
 


Renegades: Born in the USA Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780593236314
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Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material.


Oh William!: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989434
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Published: Random House - October 19th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from—and what they’ve left behind. 

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review The Washington Post • NPR


Orwell's Roses Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593083369
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Published: Viking - October 19th, 2021

“An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” —Margaret Atwood
 
“A captivating account of Orwell as gardener, lover, parent, and endlessly curious thinker.” —Claire Messud, Harper's


Nina Simone's Gum Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780571365623
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Published: Faber & Faber - October 19th, 2021

From award-winning musician and composer Warren Ellis comes the unexpected and inspiring story of a piece of chewing gum. Featuring an introduction from Nick Cave.


On Animals Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982181536
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 12th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Magnificent.” —The New York Times * “Beguiling, observant, and howlingly funny.” —San Francisco Chronicle * “Spectacular.” —Star Tribune (Minneapolis) * “Full of astonishments.” —The Boston Globe

Susan Orlean—the belove


The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
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Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick


A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Quarterly and The Washington Post as a Best Book of the Year

“Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” —The New York Times Book Review
 


Crossroads: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374181178
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 5th, 2021

Jonathan Franzen’s gift for wedding depth and vividness of character with breadth of social vision has never been more dazzlingly evident than in Crossroads.


The Every Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781952119361
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Published: McSweeney's Publishing - October 5th, 2021

This title is available exclusively through independent bookstores and the book’s independent, nonprofit publisher, McSweeney’s. When the world’s largest search engine/social media company, the Circle, merges with the planet’s dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous–and, oddly enough, most beloved–monopoly ever known: the Every.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.


Poison for Breakfast Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324090625
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Published: Liveright - August 31st, 2021

Washington Post Bestseller

A new stand-alone adventure—appropriate for all ages—by Lemony Snicket, one of the twenty-first century’s most beloved authors.

In the years since this publishing house was founded, we have worked with an array of wondrous authors who have brought illuminating clarity to our bewildering world. Now, instead, we bring you Lemony Snicket.