New Arrivals 2/2/16

New books on our shelves this week.

$21.60
ISBN: 9780812997170
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 2nd, 2016

The author of the bestselling "Life of Pi" returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel.
In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomas discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that if he can find it would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure.


$20.76
ISBN: 9781616954253
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Published: Soho Crime - February 2nd, 2016

Jane Austen turns sleuth in this delightful Regency-era mystery


$20.79
ISBN: 9780062413710
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 2nd, 2016

A sparkling debut combining the charming pluck of Eloise, the poignant psychological quirks of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and the page-turning spirit of Where d You Go, Bernadette.


$20.79
ISBN: 9781250076427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2016

By Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Translator)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781782271772
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Published: Pushkin Press - February 2nd, 2016

$23.99
ISBN: 9780805095852
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 2nd, 2016

A bestselling author and distinguished critic goes back to high school to find out whether books can shape lives


$18.36
ISBN: 9781611803167
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016

What does it take to have a long writing life? Drawing her years of writing, teaching, and practicing Zen, Natalie Goldberg shares the experiences that have opened her to new ways of being alive experiences that point the way forward in our lives and our writing.


By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781611803082
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016


The all-time best-selling writer's handbook turns thirty.


$23.96
ISBN: 9781631491399
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - February 15th, 2016

On the heels of her triumphant How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even further back in English history to the era closest to her heart, the dramatic period from the crowning of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I. Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created Tudor conditions, Goodman serves as our intrepid guide to sixteenth-century living.


$21.60
ISBN: 9780544387669
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 2nd, 2016

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black presidency, from one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today ("Vanity Fair").


$21.56
ISBN: 9780393061253
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 15th, 2016

The Hopi community of Awat ovi existed peacefully on Arizona's Antelope Mesa for generations until one bleak morning in the fall of 1700 raiders from nearby Hopi villages descended on Awat ovi, slaughtering their neighboring men, women, and children.


$15.19
ISBN: 9780062431387
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Published: HarperOne - February 2nd, 2016

Based on his talks at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral on Good Friday 2015, the New York Times bestselling author and editor at large of America magazine offers a portrait of Jesus, using his last words on the cross to reveal how deeply he understood our predicaments, what it means to be fully human, and why we can turn to Christ completely, in mind, heart, and soul.


$19.99
ISBN: 9780062396037
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Published: Ecco Press - February 2nd, 2016

A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the dirty old man of American letters at his fiercest and most vulnerable, on a subject that hits home with all of us.


$12.80
ISBN: 9781620406939
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 2nd, 2016

Jayne Marks is questioning the choices she has made in the years since college and is struggling to pay her bills in Manhattan when she is given the opportunity to move to Paris with her wealthy lover and benefactor, Laurent Moller, who owns and operates two art galleries, one in New York, the other in Paris.


$12.80
ISBN: 9781101983355
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2016

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ISBN: 9780062318664
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Published: Amistad Press - February 2nd, 2016

Powerful characters and exquisite prose bring to life a tumultuous period of American history that still demands our attention. Tara Conklin, New York Times bestselling author of The House Girl


By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$12.76
ISBN: 9780811225137
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 8th, 2016

The End of Days, a brilliant novel of contingency and fate, by the acclaimed German writer Jenny Erpenbeck, consists essentially of five books, each leading to a different death of the same unnamed woman protagonist. How could it all have gone differently? the narrator asks in the intermezzos. The first chapter begins with the death of a baby in the early twentieth-century Hapsburg Empire.


$13.60
ISBN: 9780805098297
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Published: Metropolitan Books - February 2nd, 2016

A stirring blueprint for American equality, from the "breakout stars" ("The New York Times") of the young new left


$13.60
ISBN: 9780143107880
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2016

The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm. But then he plunges deep, examining the warm yet fraught relationship between mother and son with profound insight and understanding. Alison Bechdel, author of"Fun Home"
"NEW YORK TIMES"BESTSELLER


$14.36
ISBN: 9780393352177
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 8th, 2016

Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who's with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded, and reveal if you're unemployed, sick, or pregnant. Your e-mails and texts expose your intimate and casual friends. Google knows what you re thinking because it saves your private searches.


$13.60
ISBN: 9781250081568
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Published: Picador USA - February 2nd, 2016

"The Christian Science Monitor'"s #1 Best Book of the Year

A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, "The Almost Nearly Perfect People" offers up the ideal mixture of intriguing and revealing facts (Laura Miller, "Salon").


$12.80
ISBN: 9781250083180
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Published: Picador USA - February 2nd, 2016

Winner of the Medical Journalists Association's Tony Thistlethwaite Award
A Finalist for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books
Recipient of the International OCD Foundation's Illumination Award


By Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062269850
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Published: HarperCollins - February 2nd, 2016

When Nancy's parents win an all-expenses-paid vacation, Nancy and JoJo get to sleep over at their neighbor's home, Mrs. DeVine's. But JoJo is a little nervous to sleep at someone else's house luckily Nancy is an expert on sleepovers and can help prepare her little sister. The big night arrives, and JoJo and Nancy have a blast at Mrs. DeVine's.


By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062377012
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 2nd, 2016

From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.


$15.19
ISBN: 9780399160301
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Published: Philomel Books - February 2nd, 2016

For readers of"Between Shades of Gray"and" All the Light We Cannot See," international bestselling author Ruta Sepetysreturns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating yet unknown tragedies.


$14.39
ISBN: 9781250091840
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 2nd, 2016

The enchantment continues. . . .
The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories - and secrets - that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?


By Ted Sanders, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780062275837
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Published: HarperCollins - February 2nd, 2016

Experience the fantastic adventure filled with magical objects, secret sects, and life as we know it on the line Mixing magic and physics, Ted Sanders has created an epic story that has the feel of classic fantasy but twists it into something new and innovative.


New Arrivals 1/26/16

New books on our shelves this week.

 

$22.40
ISBN: 9780345528698
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 26th, 2016

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Aviator's Wife "returns with a triumphant new novel about New York's Swans of the 1950s and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.


$21.60
ISBN: 9781594206580
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Published: Penguin Press - January 26th, 2016

"From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate"


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ISBN: 9780765379948
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Published: Tor Books - January 26th, 2016

From the editor-in-chief of io9.com, a stunning novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future


$20.79
ISBN: 9780062326270
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Published: Harper - January 26th, 2016

An enthralling literary debut that tells the story of a young girl's coming-of-age in thecutthroat world of New York City ballet a story of obsession and perfection, trust and betrayal, beauty and lost innocence


$21.60
ISBN: 9780805097320
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 26th, 2016

A sweeping drama about the madness of war and the power of love that marks acclaimed novelist Sebastian Faulks's return, after twenty years, to the fictional territory of his #1 international bestseller "Birdsong"


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062391452
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Published: William Morrow & Company - January 26th, 2016

The New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of Secret Daughter returns with an unforgettable story of love, honor, tradition, and identity.


$20.76
ISBN: 9781612194707
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Published: Melville House Publishing - January 26th, 2016

The highly anticipated second novel from a writer Emily St. John Mandel calls sharp, witty, and immensely entertaining
Is a new life possible? Because Shira Greene's life hasn t quite turned out at planned. Shira is a permanent temp with a few short stories published in minor literary magazines and a PhD on Dante's "Vita Nuova "that she abandoned halfway.


$19.99
ISBN: 9780316282178
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Published: Little Brown and Company - January 26th, 2016

Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts.


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062378828
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Published: Ecco Press - January 26th, 2016

Zakia and Ali grew up as neighbors and fell in love from afar. Defying their families and Afghan custom, the young lovers both from different Muslim sects eloped and went into hiding. When Rod Nordland came upon them, he felt obligated, having shared their story in the pages of the New York Times, to help them to safety but there was a limit to how well he could protect them.


$11.95
ISBN: 9780307740922
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2016

A "New York Times "Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year: "San Francisco Chronicle," "St. Louis Post-Dispatch," "Kansas City Star"


$13.60
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor Books - January 26th, 2016

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


$11.99
ISBN: 9780307739629
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2016

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize


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ISBN: 9780062364784
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Published: Ecco Press - January 26th, 2016

In 1960s Virginia, college freshman and ingenue Peggy falls for professor and poet Lee, and what begins as an ill-advised affair results in an unplanned pregnancy and marriage. Mismatched from the start she's a lesbian; he's gay Peggy eventually finds herself in crisis and runs away with their daughter, leaving their son behind.


$12.79
ISBN: 9780062067852
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 26th, 2016

For many years, scientists believed that the adolescent brain was essentially an adult one. Over the last decade, however, neurology and neuroscience have revealed that the teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development.


$12.79
ISBN: 9780062224705
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Published: HarperOne - January 26th, 2016

The Zen master and one of the world's most beloved teachers returns with a concise, practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource silence to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace.


$13.60
ISBN: 9780307718976
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Published: Broadway Books - January 26th, 2016

One of the "New York Times"'s Best Ten Books of the Year
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


$13.60
ISBN: 9780307949318
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2016

This is the inspiring story of a modern American icon, the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller's eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago's largely segregated South Side.


$15.19
ISBN: 9780062391995
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Published: Harper Teen - January 26th, 2016

From Kiera Cass, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Selection series, comes a captivating stand-alone fantasy romance.


$14.39
ISBN: 9780553513349
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2016

A stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel set in Poland during the Second World War perfect for readers of "The Book Thief."


By Derek Fridolfs, Dustin Nguyen (Illustrator)
$10.39
ISBN: 9780545825016
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 26th, 2016

The team behind DC Comics LIL' GOTHAM takes readers to the halls of Ducard Academy in Gotham City, where a young Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman start their very own Junior Detective Agency


By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062252111
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 26th, 2016

Ingenuity and surprise rule in this funny and colorful companion to Red: A Crayon's Story written and illustrated by Michael Hall, the New York Times bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo.


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