New Arrivals 8/25/15

New books on our shelves this week.

$20.79
ISBN: 9780062388674
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Published: Harper - August 25th, 2015

A woman known only as A lives in an unnamed American city with her roommate, B, and boyfriend, C, who wants her to join him on a reality dating show called That's My Partner A eats mostly popsicles and oranges, watches endless amounts of television, often just for the commercials particularly the recurring cartoon escapades of Kandy Kat, the mascot for an entirely chemical dessert and models h


$22.39
ISBN: 9781250022080
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 25th, 2015

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. Including Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache, who now live in the little Quebec village.


$21.59
ISBN: 9780061779787
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 25th, 2015

In San Francisco, the souls of the dead are mysteriously disappearing and you know that can't be good in this delightfully weird and funny sequel to the New York Times bestseller A Dirty Job

Secondhand Souls


$23.16
ISBN: 9780399163845
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Published: Marian Wood Books/Putnam - August 25th, 2015

Of #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR's Maureen Corrigan said, Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters. With only two letters left, Grafton's many devoted readers will share that sentiment.
X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss.


By Wikileaks, Julian Assange (Introduction by)
$23.95
ISBN: 9781781688748
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Published: Verso - August 25th, 2015

Published in collaboration with WikiLeaks: What Cablegate tells us about US foreign policy


$21.60
ISBN: 9780812995824
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 25th, 2015

When we deny our stories, they define us.
When we own our stories, we get to write the ending.


$32.00
ISBN: 9780062112484
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - November 17th, 2015

On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062266682
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Published: Ecco Press - August 25th, 2015

Robots are poised to transform today's society as completely as the Internet did twenty years ago. Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff argues that we must decide to design ourselves into our future, or risk being excluded from it altogether.


By Piergiorgio Pulixi, Howard Curtis (Translator), Carol Perkins (Translator)
$13.60
ISBN: 9781609452759
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Published: Europa Editions - August 25th, 2015

Money, sex, and power. Inspector Biagio Mazzeo is the head of a special unit composed cops who have been trained in the investigation of organized crime. He is a kind of father figure to these hard men and he often leads them well beyond the confines of what is legal. But now they ve been found out.


$12.79
ISBN: 9780062399588
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 25th, 2015

At a retrospective on the work of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is fascinated by the exhibition's centerpiece: the famous Woman with a Gun, which launched the artist's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image depicts a woman in a wedding dress standing on the shore, facing the sea. But this is no serene, romantic portrait.


$12.80
ISBN: 9780143127703
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Published: Penguin Books - August 25th, 2015

The stunning true story of Bergdorf Goodman's legendary personal shopper


$14.39
ISBN: 9780385756204
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

The eagerly anticipated companion to David Levithan s"New York Times" bestseller"Every Day"
In this enthralling companion to his "New York Times" bestseller "Every Day," David Levithan (co-author of"Will Grayson, Will Grayson"with John Green)tells Rhiannon's side of the story as she seeks to discover the truth about love and how it can change you.


$13.59
ISBN: 9780545812542
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

BE WHO YOU ARE.
When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.


By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
$10.39
ISBN: 9780545741668
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Published: Graphix - August 25th, 2015

From the groundbreaking and award-winning sister-brother team behind Babymouse comes a middle-grade, semi-autobiographical graphic novel.


By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545504928
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 25th, 2015

There's something rotten in the state of Ohio, and it's smellier than a pile of putrid gym socks Steer clear -- it's Sir Stinks-A-Lot


$13.59
ISBN: 9780545436823
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

The bestselling creators of EXCLAMATION MARK introduce a triangle, circle, square, and rectangle who celebrate the gift of friendship.


By Jacky Davis, David Soman, David Soman (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803740303
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Published: Dial Books - August 25th, 2015

This latest hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series proves that true friendship is better than any toy


$3.99
ISBN: 9780545658485
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 25th, 2015

The next book in the "New York Times" bestselling I Survived series will place readers right in the middle of the deadly Joplin Tornado of 2011.


$9.99
ISBN: 9780545852784
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 25th, 2015

The companion journal to the New York Times Bestselling series Star Wars: Jedi Academy
Roan won't be attending Jedi Academy forever, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end when you finish reading. Spend more time with Roan, Yoda, Ewok Pilot, and the rest of your favorite Jedi Academy characters in this out-of-this-galaxy interactive journal


New Arrivals 8/18/15

New books on our shelves this week.

$20.76
ISBN: 9781616204204
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - August 25th, 2015

" When you strike a match, it burns brighter in the first nanosecond than it will ever burn again. That first incandescence. That instantaneous and brilliant flash. The year was 1980, and I was the match, and that was the year I struck into blinding flame. " New York City. The 1980s. Young men, princes all. Too much money. Too much freedom. They thought it would never end.


$21.60
ISBN: 9780812997477
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Published: Random House - August 18th, 2015

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed novel about North Korea, "The Orphan Master's Son, " Adam Johnson is one of America's most provocative and powerful authors. Critics have compared him to Kurt Vonnegut, David Mitchell, and George Saunders, but Johnson's new book will only further his reputation as one of our most original writers.


$21.59
ISBN: 9781250077172
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 18th, 2015

Chosen as one of Summer's Best Books by "People" Magazine
Featured in "Time" Magazine's Summer Reading
"Entertainment Weekly"'s Summer Must List
"Good Housekeeping" Beach Reads Feature


$22.36
ISBN: 9780307957214
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 18th, 2015

From the most popular Egyptian novelist of his generation ( a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz "The Guardian"), a rollicking, exuberant and powerfully moving story of a family swept up by social unrest in post World War II Cairo.


$20.80
ISBN: 9781501106781
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Published: Touchstone Books - August 18th, 2015

Hailed by "The New York Times" for its "wildly ambitious...dazzling use of language" and "mesmerizing storytelling," "The Incarnations" is a "brilliant, mind-expanding, and wildly original novel" (Chris Cleave) about a Beijing taxi driver whose past incarnations over one thousand years haunt him through searing letters sent by his mysterious soulmate.


$20.76
ISBN: 9781594206627
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Published: Penguin Press - August 18th, 2015

A lonely young woman working in a boys prison outside Bostonin the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightestnew voices in fiction


$21.60
ISBN: 9780374112677
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - August 18th, 2015

"The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world." -Malcolm Gladwell, "New York Times Book Review"
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$19.96
ISBN: 9780807033500
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Published: Beacon Press (MA) - August 18th, 2015

A harrowing story of blue on black violence, of black lives that seemingly did not matter.


$12.76
ISBN: 9781617753947
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Published: Akashic Books - September 2015

"Evoking William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy, Meno's suspenseful, mordantly incisive, many-layered tale can also be read as an equine "Moby-Dick." As he tracks the bewildering seismic shifts under way in America, Meno celebrates everyday marvels, including the hard-proven love between grandfather and grandson."
--"Booklist," Starred review


By Joe Meno (Editor)
$12.76
ISBN: 9781617752940
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Published: Akashic Books - September 2015

"In this superior entry in Akashic's noir series, Meno offers nearly a century of Chicago crime fiction....Familiar bylines abound: Max Allan Collins, Richard Wright, Nelson Algren, Sherwood Anderson, Fredric Brown, Patricia Highsmith (with an excerpt from her novel "The Price of Salt"), Stewart M. Kaminsky, Sara Paretsky.


$12.80
ISBN: 9780812987676
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Published: Dial Press - August 18th, 2015

WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "NEWSDAY
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
"The Washington Post" "San Francisco Chronicle O: The Oprah Magazine The Miami Herald Publishers Weekly Kirkus Reviews"


$12.76
ISBN: 9781101873304
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Published: Vintage - August 18th, 2015

IT S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE TAKE THIS.
You are standing in a room filled with books, faced with a difficult decision. Suddenly, one with a distinctivecover catches your eye. It is a groundbreaking anthology of short stories from award-winning writers and game-industry titans who have embarked on a quest to explore what happens when video games and science fiction collide.


$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126195
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2015

The DI Marnie Rome series is] one to watch. Shelf Awareness


$12.79
ISBN: 9780062385239
Availability: Special Order
Published: William Morrow & Company - August 18th, 2015

Let us suppose for a moment that paper were to disappear.Would anything be lost?Everything would be lost.

Paper surrounds us. Not only as books, letters and diaries, but as beer mats and birth certificates, board games and business cards, fireworks and flypaper, photographs and playing cards, tickets and tea bags. We are paper people.


By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399172755
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2015

The companion to the #1 blockbuster bestseller, "The Day the Crayons Quit"
Highly anticipated (yes, even for adults) "Entertainment Weekly"


$13.59
ISBN: 9781101934852
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2015

Over 2 million people have read the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Wonder" and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. Readers have also been treated to three stories offering a special look at Auggie's world through new points of view.


By Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423183655
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 18th, 2015

Who cut off Medusa's head? Who was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed Pegasus? It takes a demigod to know, and Percy Jackson can fill you in on the all the daring deeds of Perseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, and the rest of the major Greek heroes.


By Alison McGhee, Christopher Denise (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9781442423367
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2015

Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of "Charlotte's Web "and "The Rats of NIMH," from the author of the "New York Times "bestselling "Someday."


$14.39
ISBN: 9780803741423
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Published: Dial Books - August 18th, 2015

A surprising, utterly romantic companion to" My Life Next Door" great for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han
Tim Mason was The Boy Most Likely Tofind the liquor cabinet blindfolded, need a liver transplant, anddrive his car into a house
Alice Garrett was The Girl Most Likely To . . .well, not date her little brother's baggage-burdened best friend, for starters.


New Arrivals 8/11/15

New books on our shelves this week.

$19.99
ISBN: 9781627793766
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - August 11th, 2015

A young wife's new job pits her against the unfeeling machinations of the universe in this dazzling first novel Ursula K. Le Guin hails as "funny, sad, scary, beautiful. I love it."


$21.60
ISBN: 9781451617818
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Published: Atria Books - August 11th, 2015

An unforgettable story about true love, real life, and second chances...


$20.79
ISBN: 9780062354631
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2015

Meg Waite Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Wednesday Sisters, returns with a transportive World War II novel inspired by real frontline stories about journalists who, together, race the Allies to occupied Paris for the scoop of their lives.


$21.60
ISBN: 9781451692228
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2015

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana--on August 29, 2005--journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans's efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting effects not just on the city's geography and infrastructure--but on the psychic, racial, and social fabric of one of this nation's great cities.


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062299239
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2015

Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents now rush to school to deliver forgotten assignments, challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children's friendships, and interfere on the playing field.


$11.16
ISBN: 9781940953182
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Published: Open Letter Books - August 25th, 2015

"Good readers will find something that can be found only in great literature, the kind written by real poets, a literature that dares to venture into the dark with open eyes and that keeps its eyes open no matter what . . . . The literature of the twenty-first century will belong to Neuman and a few of his blood brothers." Roberto Bolano


$12.80
ISBN: 9780425274866
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Published: Berkley Books - August 11th, 2015

The new novel from the author of "The Husband's Secret"
A #1 "New York Times "Bestseller
"Sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal."
A murder A tragic accident Or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead.


By Emmanuel Bove, Alyson Waters (Translator), Donald Breckenridge (Introduction by)
$11.96
ISBN: 9781590178324
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Published: New York Review of Books - August 11th, 2015

An NYRB Classics Original


By Noam Chomsky, Henry A. Giroux (Foreword by)
$12.76
ISBN: 9780872866577
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Published: City Lights Books - September 2015

"Chomsky is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." "New York Times Book Review"

"Unwavering political contrarian Noam Chomsky smart-bombs the US military's global "Interventions." Shock and awe " "Vanity Fair"


$16.80
ISBN: 9781476782423
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2015

The "New York Times" bestselling dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.


$12.80
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

2015 Recipient of the American Book Award
The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples


$12.80
ISBN: 9780374535322
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - August 11th, 2015

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it


$15.99
ISBN: 9781607746621
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Published: Ten Speed Press - August 11th, 2015

"What Color Is Your Parachute?" is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually, with more than ten million copies sold. This 2016 edition features the latest studies and perspectives on today's job-market, including proven strategies for finding jobs even when everyone tells you there are none. Career expert Richard N.


$11.99
ISBN: 9780374535339
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - August 11th, 2015

In his acclaimed memoir Intern, Sandeep Jauhar chronicled the formative years of his residency at a prestigious New York City hospital. "Doctored," his harrowing follow-up, observes the crisis of American medicine through the eyes of an attending cardiologist.


By Holly Goldberg Sloan, Gary Rosen (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780803741331
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Published: Dial Books - August 11th, 2015

Fans of E.B. White and Dick King-Smith will adore this heartwarming and funny animal adventure by the award-winning author of "Counting by 7s"" "


$13.59
ISBN: 9781619634541
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - August 11th, 2015

Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time.


$13.56
ISBN: 9781419712470
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 11th, 2015

Reginald isn't like the other zombies who shuffle through Quirkville, scaring the townspeople and moaning for BRAINSSSSS The only thing Reginald's stomach rumbles for is sticky peanut butter and sweet jelly. He tries to tell his zombie pals that there's more to life than eating brains, but they re just not interested.


$11.96
ISBN: 9781419717314
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 11th, 2015

This engaging picture book prompts young children to face their fear of monsters and take charge of the situation The reader is prompted to tickle various parts of a monster, deconstructing the creature and repurposing his parts into a far less threatening scene. His horns become the moon, his legs and arms become trees, his nose becomes a car. . . .


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