New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Nightbitch Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385546812
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Published: Doubleday Books - July 20th, 2021

Featured in most anticipated lists by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Nylon, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, the Chicago Tribune, Business Insider, Bustle, Lit Hub, Book Riot, Thrillist, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, B&N Reads, The Millions, the Chicago Review of Books, th


Intimacies: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399576164
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 20th, 2021

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE SUMMER READS

“One of the best novels I’ve read in 2021.” – Dwight Garner, The New York Times

“A perfect novel—taut and seductive.” —Brandon Taylor, author of Real Life and Filthy Animals


This Is Your Mind on Plants Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593296905
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Published: Penguin Press - July 6th, 2021

The instant New York Times bestseller

"Expert storytelling . . . Pollan] masterfully elevates a series of big questions about drugs, plants and humans that are likely to leave readers thinking in new ways."--New York Times Book Review


Objects of Desire: Stories Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780593318096
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Published: Knopf - June 29th, 2021

“A debut story collection of the rarest kind ... you wish that every single entry could be an entire novel." —Entertainment Weekly

Fresh, intimate stories of women’s lives from an extraordinary new literary voice, laying bare the unexpected beauty and irony in contemporary life
 


Filthy Animals Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538912
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 22nd, 2021

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

BRANDON TAYLOR IS:

A powerhouse. Newsweek
An extraordinary cartographer. Esquire
A striking new voice with a vital perspective. Harpers Bazaar


The Maidens Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250304452
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Published: Celadon Books - June 15th, 2021

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

"Alex Michaelides’s long-awaited next novel, 'The Maidens,' is finally here...the premise is enticing and the elements irresistible."
—The New York Times


Widespread Panic: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780593319345
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Published: Knopf - June 15th, 2021

From the modern master of noir comes a novel based on the real-life Hollywood fixer Freddy Otash, the malevolent monarch of the 1950s L.A. underground, and his Tinseltown tabloid Confidential magazine.


Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . .


Waterlog: A Swimmers Journey Through Britain Cover Image
By Roger Deakin, Bonnie Tsui (Introduction by), Robert Macfarlane (Afterword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781951142858
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Published: Tin House Books - May 25th, 2021

"A beautiful ode to the act of swimming outdoors…. Deakin’s insistence on wild swimming for all is really an insistence on a better ecosystem for all." —The Atlantic

A masterpiece of nature writing, Roger Deakin’s Waterlog is a fascinating and inspiring journey into the aquatic world that surrounds us.


Heaven Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781609456214
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Published: Europa Editions - May 25th, 2021

From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, a sharp and illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity.


The End of the Golden Gate: Writers on Loving and (Sometimes) Leaving San Francisco Cover Image
By Gary Kamiya (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781797210285
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Published: Chronicle Prism - May 25th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER! Capturing an ever-changing San Francisco, 25 acclaimed writers tell their stories of living in one of the most mesmerizing cities in the world.


The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525555216
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Published: Dutton - May 18th, 2021

Instant #1 bestseller! A deeply moving collection of personal essays from John Green, the author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down.

“The perfect book for right now.” –People


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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this “propulsive” (Entertainment Weekly), cinematic thriller full of suspense, humor, and fascinating science—in development as a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling.


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 “like a good conversation with a friend” (The New Yorker) and an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.


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

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A Best Book of 2021: Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, Wall Street Journal, and more


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

The long-awaited new novel from one of America's most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the unnamed Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris in the early 1980s with his blood brother Bon.