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The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635575804
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 11th, 2022

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal and NPR

The epic story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country.


Desert Oracle: Volume 1: Strange True Tales from the American Southwest Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250800350
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Published: Picador - December 7th, 2021

The cult-y pocket-size field guide to the strange and intriguing secrets of the Mojave—its myths and legends, outcasts and oddballs, flora, fauna, and UFOs—becomes the definitive, oracular book of the desert


Ordesa: A Novel Cover Image
By Manuel Vilas, Andrea Rosenberg (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593084052
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 30th, 2021

”A meditation on yearning, solitude, and self; a soul storm, a mirage of phantom figures . . . a book of deep reckoning.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
The #1 international bestselling phenomenon—a profound and riveting story of love, loss, and memory.


Moonflower Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062955463
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 30th, 2021

Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly complex literary thriller with echoes of Agatha Christie from New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.

Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life.


The Every: A novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780593315347
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Published: Vintage - November 16th, 2021

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Circle comes an exciting new follow-up. When the world’s largest search engine/social media company, the Circle, merges with the planet’s dominant ecommerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous—and, oddly enough, most beloved—monopoly ever known: the Every.


The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593189450
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 9th, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY O MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, THE WASHINGTON POST, REAL SIMPLE, THE GUARDIAN, AND MORE 

FINALIST FOR: THE STORY PRIZE, THE L.A. TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE, THE CHAUTAUQUA PRIZE


Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580059527
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Published: Seal Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, an  “illuminating” (New York Times Book Review) history of white male identity.

What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power?


The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593311868
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Published: Anchor - November 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER“You wouldn’t expect a comic novel about a dictionary to be a thriller too, but this one is. In fact, [it] is also a mystery, love story (two of them) and cliffhanging melodrama.” —The New York Times Book Review


Ready Player Two: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524761349
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 9th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The thrilling sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.
 


Dearly: New Poems Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063032507
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Published: Ecco - November 2nd, 2021

A new book of poetry from internationally acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood


The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224674
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Published: Penguin Books - November 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times and NPR Best Book of 2020

"This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet...its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post


Black Futures Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780399181153
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Published: One World - October 26th, 2021

“A literary experience unlike any I’ve had in recent memory . . . a blueprint for this moment and the next, for where Black folks have been and where they might be going.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)

What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?


At the Edge of the Haight Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643752082
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 19th, 2021

The 10th Winner of the 2019 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, Awarded by Barbara Kingsolver


The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781324091059
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Published: Liveright - October 19th, 2021

An epic, award-winning biography of Malcolm X that draws on hundreds of hours of personal interviews and rewrites much of the known narrative.


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We Run the Tides: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062936240
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Published: Ecco - October 12th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

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


Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593133385
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Published: One World - October 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The lives of three women—transgender and cisgender—collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires in “one of the most celebrated novels of the year” (Time)

“Reading this novel is like holding a live wire in your hand.”—Vulture


The Silence: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982164560
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Published: Scribner - October 5th, 2021

From the National Book Award–winning author of Underworld, a “daring…provocative…exquisite” (The Washington Post) novel about five people gathered together in a Manhattan apartment, in the midst of a catastrophic event.

It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022.


The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062868091
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 5th, 2021

“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Piranesi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635577808
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 28th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction
World Fantasy Awards Finalist


The instant New York Times bestselling novel from the author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic book set in a dreamlike alternative reality.


Earthlings Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157010
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Published: Grove Press - September 21st, 2021

From the beloved author of cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than one million copies worldwide and has been translated into thirty-three languages, comes a spellbinding and otherworldly novel about a woman who believes she is an alien

Sayaka Murata's Convenience Store Woman was one of the most unusual and refreshing bestsellers of recent years


Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316299220
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 28th, 2021

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangersand why they often go wrong—now with a new afterword by the author.

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune,


At Night All Blood Is Black: A Novel Cover Image
By David Diop, Anna Moschovakis (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250800206
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Published: Picador - August 17th, 2021

*WINNER OF THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE*
*ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021*

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction


"Astonishingly good."
—Lily Meyer, NPR