New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Hilma af Klint: A Biography By Julia Voss, Anne Posten (Translated by) Cover Image
By Julia Voss, Anne Posten (Translated by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780226689760
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 19th, 2022

A highly anticipated biography of the enigmatic and popular Swedish painter.
 
The Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) was forty-four years old when she broke with the academic tradition in which she had been trained to produce a body of radical, abstract works the likes of which had never been seen before.


Inciting Joy: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781643753041
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 25th, 2022

“BRILLIANT.” —Ada Limón, U.S.


Stay True: A Memoir By Hua Hsu Cover Image
By Hua Hsu
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385547772
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Published: Doubleday - September 27th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu, a gripping memoir on friendship, grief, the search for self, and the solace that can be found through art.


The Huxleys: An Intimate History of Evolution By Alison Bashford Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226720111
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 16th, 2022

Two hundred years of modern science and culture told through one family history.
 

This momentous biography tells the story of the Huxleys: the Victorian natural historian T. H. Huxley (“Darwin’s Bulldog”) and his grandson, the scientist, conservationist, and zoologist Julian Huxley.


Making a Scene By Constance Wu Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781982188542
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Published: Scribner - October 4th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book by Time and Associated Press!

A powerful and poignant new book by Crazy Rich Asians and Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu about family, romance, sex, shame, trauma, and how she found her voice on the stage.


Foster By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160140
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Published: Grove Press - November 1st, 2022

An international bestseller and one of The Times' "Top 50 Novels Published in the 21st Century," Claire Keegan's piercing contemporary classic Foster is a heartbreaking story of childhood, loss, and love; now released as a standalone book for the first time ever in the USIt is a hot summer in rural Ireland.


Lucy by the Sea: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593446065
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Published: Random House - September 20th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Pulitzer Prize–winning author Elizabeth Strout comes a poignant, pitch-perfect novel about a divorced couple stuck together during lockdown—and the love, loss, despair, and hope that animate us even as the world seems to be falling apart.


Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
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Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY • A young poet tells the inspiring story of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this “gripping memoir” (NPR) of bravery, hope, and finding family.  


Dinosaurs: A Novel By Lydia Millet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324021469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2022

One of Time's 100 Must-Read Books of 2022
A Publishers Weekly Best Novel of 2022

A stunning new novel from the author of A Children’s Bible, a National Book Award finalist and one of the New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2020.


Faith, Hope and Carnage By Nick Cave, Seán O'Hagan Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374607371
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 20th, 2022

Faith, Hope and Carnage is a meditation on faith, art, music, freedom, grief and love.

Created from more than forty hours of intimate conversations with Seán O’Hagan, it is a profoundly thoughtful exploration, in Cave’s own words, of what really drives his life and creativity.


Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Longlisted for the 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction


28: A Photographic Tribute to Buster Posey By Brad Mangin (By (photographer)), Brian Murphy, Buster Posey (Preface by), Mike Krukow (Afterword by), Duane Kuiper (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Brad Mangin (By (photographer)), Brian Murphy, Buster Posey (Preface by), Mike Krukow (Afterword by), Duane Kuiper (Afterword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781951836962
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 30th, 2022

Longtime sports photographer Brad Mangin teams up with Buster Posey himself in this visual celebration of the star catcher’s twelve seasons with the San Francisco Giants.


Afterlives: A Novel By Abdulrazak Gurnah Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593541883
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 23rd, 2022

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, TIME, THE NEW YORKER, BOOKPAGE, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS


The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320624
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Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The author of HamnetNew York Times best seller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner—brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.


Bliss Montage: Stories By Ling Ma Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374293512
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 13th, 2022

A National Indie Bestseller
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice

“Dazzling.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air
“Uncanny and haunting . . . Genius.” —Michele Filgate, The Washington Post


Less Is Lost (The Arthur Less Books #2) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316498906
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 20th, 2022

In the follow-up to the “bedazzling, bewitching, and be-wonderful” (New York Times​) best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning Less: A Novel, the awkward and lovable Arthur Less returns in an unforgettable road trip across America.

“Go get lost somewhere, it always does you good.”

For Arthur Less, life is going surprisin


Mezcla: Recipes to Excite [A Cookbook] By Ixta Belfrage Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984860828
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 13th, 2022

100 recipes for everyday eating with built-in wow factor, from the Ottolenghi protégé and co-author of Ottolenghi Flavor shaking up the food world.
 
“This is such a beautiful and joyful book!”—NIGELLA LAWSON

ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR: Bon Appétit


The Bullet That Missed: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593299395
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - September 20th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A new mystery is afoot in the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman. 

“The quartet of aging amateur sleuths…remain wonderful company,” —the New York Times Book Review
 


Ithaca By Claire North Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316422963
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Published: Redhook - September 6th, 2022

This is the story of Penelope of Ithaca, famed wife of Odysseus, as it has never been told before. Beyond Ithaca’s shores, the whims of gods dictate the wars of men.


Nona the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #3) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250854117
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Published: Tordotcom - September 13th, 2022

Tamsyn Muir's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Locked Tomb Series continues with Nona ...the Ninth?

An
Indie Next Pick!

“You will love Nona, and Nona loves you.” —Alix E. Harrow


“Unlike anything I've ever read.” —V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth


Sugar Street By Jonathan Dee Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802160003
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Published: Grove Press - September 13th, 2022

"This propulsive and furious book is as fun to read as it is relentless and unsparing. Deranged and faltering America, Jonathan Dee has your number." --Joshua Ferris, author of The Dinner Party


The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster! By Mo Willems Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454946861
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 6th, 2022

Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends By Marisa G. Franco, PhD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593331897
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 6th, 2022

Instant New York Times bestseller

Is understanding the science of attachment the key to building lasting friendships and finding “your people” in an ever-more-fragmented world?


The Withdrawal: Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and the Fragility of U.S. Power By Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad, Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781620977606
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Published: New Press - August 30th, 2022

Two of our most celebrated intellectuals grapple with the uncertain aftermath of the American collapse in Afghanistan