Philip's Staff Picks

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The True Deceiver By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by)
$16.95
Temporarily Unavailable
ISBN: 9781590173299
Published: NYRB Classics - December 8th, 2009

"When forecasts call for snow."- Philip


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American Histories: Stories By John Edgar Wideman Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501178351
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Published: Scribner - March 26th, 2019

" When forecasts call for coffee."- Philip


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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250236210
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Published: Tordotcom - July 13th, 2021

" When forecasts call for tea."-Philip


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Motel Chronicles By Sam Shepard Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780872861435
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

" When the forecast calls for clearing out."- Philip


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Young Once By Patrick Modiano, Damion Searls (Translated by) Cover Image
By Patrick Modiano, Damion Searls (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590179550
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 8th, 2016

" When forecasts call for rain."- Philip


Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel By George Saunders Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812985405
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 6th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

The “devastatingly moving” (Peoplefirst novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented


We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Orange Collection) By Shirley Jackson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143129547
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 18th, 2016

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition
 


The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (20th Anniversary Edition) By Sherman Alexie Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802121998
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Published: Grove Press - October 8th, 2013

"Alexie's prose startles and dazzles with unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moves. These are cultural love stories, and we laugh on every page with a fist tight around our hearts."--The Boston Globe


Seven Brief Lessons on Physics By Carlo Rovelli Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399184413
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 1st, 2016

The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Order of Time and Reality Is Not What It Seems, Helgoland, and Anaximander

“One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall Street Journal


The Left Hand of Darkness (Penguin Galaxy) By Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman (Introduction by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143111597
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 25th, 2016

A deluxe hardcover edition of the queen of science fiction’s trailblazing novel about a planet full of genderless beings—part of Penguin Galaxy, a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classics, featuring a series introduction by Neil Gaiman

Winner of the AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition


Cat's Cradle: A Novel By Kurt Vonnegut Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333481
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - September 8th, 1998

“A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!”—The New York Times