New Books We Like

Recent releases of which we are particularly fond.

Tom Stoppard: A Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780451493224
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Published: Knopf - February 23rd, 2021

One of our most brilliant biographers takes on one of our greatest living playwrights, drawing on a wealth of new materials and on many conversations with him

One of our most brilliant biographers takes on one of our greatest living playwrights, drawing on a wealth of new materials and on many conversations with him


The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency Cover Image
By Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Tove Ditlevsen, Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374602390
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 26th, 2021

Called "a masterpiece" by The New York Times, the acclaimed trilogy from Tove Ditlevsen, a pioneer in the field of genre-bending confessional writing


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We Run the Tides: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062936233
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Published: Ecco - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

An achingly beautiful story of female friendship, betrayal, and a mysterious disappearance set in the changing landscape of San Francisco 


Kink: Stories Cover Image
By R.O. Kwon (Editor), Garth Greenwell (Editor)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982110215
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2021

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Kink is a groundbreaking anthology of literary short fiction exploring love and desire, BDSM, and interests across the sexual spectrum, edited by lauded writers R.O.


My Year Abroad: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634574
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A manifesto to happiness—the one found when you stop running from who you are.” –New York Times Book Review


Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393652666
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

A quest to explore some of the most spectacular ancient cities in human history—and figure out why people abandoned them.


Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


Let Me Tell You What I Mean Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593318485
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Published: Knopf - January 26th, 2021

*A New York Times Best Seller*
 
From one of our most iconic and influential writers: a timeless collection of mostly early pieces that reveal what would become Joan Didion's subjects, including the press, politics, California robber barons, women, and her own self-doubt.
 


Remote Control Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250772800
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Published: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021

An alien artifact turns a young girl into Death's adopted daughter in Remote Control, a thrilling sci-fi tale of community and female empowerment from Nebula and Hugo Award-winner Nnedi Okorafor

“She’s the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. Beware of her. Mind her. Death guards her like one of its own.”


The Prophets Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller 

"May this book cast its spell on all of us, restore to us some memory of our most warrior and softest selves." The New York Times Book Review