Robb's Staff Picks

The City & The City: A Novel By China Miéville Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345497529
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Published: Del Rey - April 27th, 2010

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
 


The Thin Man By Dashiell Hammett Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679722632
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 17th, 1989

In Dashiell Hammett's famous crime novel, we meet one of the detective-story master's most enchanting creations, Nick and Nora Charles, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a classic murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.


Ubik: A Novel By Philip K. Dick Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780547572291
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 17th, 2012

Named one of Time's 100 Best Books, Ubik is a mind-bending, classic novel about the perception of reality from Philip K. Dick, the Hugo Award-winning author of The Man in the High Castle.


Roadside Picnic (Rediscovered Classics #16) By Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Ursula K. Le Guin (Foreword by), Olena Bormashenko (Translated by) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781613743416
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Published: Chicago Review Press - May 1st, 2012

Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the place and the thriving black market in the alien products.