New Arrivals 8/23/16

New books on our shelves this week:

Surrender, New York Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780679455691
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Random House - August 23rd, 2016

A New York Times Editors Choice Imaginative and fulfilling . . . an addictive contemporary crime procedural. Michael Connelly, The New York Times Book Review


Behold the Dreamers Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780812998481
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Random House - August 23rd, 2016

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy
Named one of BuzzFeed's Incredible New Books You Need to Read This Summer


The Couple Next Door Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780735221086
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - August 23rd, 2016

I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting Sue Grafton, New York Timesbestselling author ofX


The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780345544803
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Ballantine Books - August 23rd, 2016

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II


One Pan, Two Plates: Vegetarian Suppers: More Than 70 Weeknight Meals for Two Cover Image
By Carla Snyder, Jody Horton (Photographer)
$19.96
ISBN: 9781452145839
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Chronicle Books - August 23rd, 2016

More and more people are making the shift to a vegetable-centric diet. Yet, in a two-person household it can be challenging to find quick, easy, and satisfying recipes to cook up at the end of a busy workday (especially without leftovers).


The Chinese Photobook, from the 1900s to the Present: Mid-Sized Edition Cover Image
$64.00
ISBN: 9781597113755
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Aperture - September 2016

Newly revised histories of photography as recorded via the photobook have added enormously to our understanding of the medium's culture, particularly in places that are often marginalized, such as Latin America and Africa. However, until now, only a handful of Chinese books have made it onto historians short lists.


Dictator Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780307948137
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

At the age of forty-eight, Cicero the greatest orator of his time is in exile, his power sacrificed on the altar of his principles. The only way to return to Rome is to pledge his support to a charismatic and dangerous enemy: Julius Caesar. Harnessing his political cunning, unrivalled intellect, and the sheer brilliance of his words, Cicero fights his way back to prominence.


The Novel Habits of Happiness Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780307949240
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Anchor Books - August 23rd, 2016

Isabel Dalhousie, the insatiably curious Edinburgh sleuth and philosopher, takes on a case unlike any she's had before: a six-year-old boy has been experiencing vivid recollections of a past life. His visions include a perfect description of a Scottish island and a house where he claims to have lived.


Scrapper Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781616957650
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Soho Press - August 23rd, 2016

The Thief of Talant Cover Image
By Pierre Reverdy, Ian Seed (Translator)
$11.16
ISBN: 9781939663191
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Wakefield Press - September 27th, 2016

Challenged by his friend, poet and art critic Max Jacob, to write a novel, Pierre Reverdy produced this fragmented, beautiful assemblage of loneliness, paranoia and depersonalization drawn from his own experience of Paris in the early 20th century, the sometimes antagonistic atmosphere of the avant-garde and his own troubled relationship with Jacob, who tended to detect the threat of his literary


M Train Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101910160
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

National Best Seller
From the National Book Award winning author of"Just Kids" an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the cafes and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as a roadmap to my life.


My Life on the Road Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780345408167
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Random House Trade - August 23rd, 2016

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER -ONE OF "O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE" S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR -NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "Harper's Bazaar St. Louis Post-Dispatch Publishers Weekly
"


Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity Cover Image
$15.20
ISBN: 9780399185618
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Avery Publishing Group - August 23rd, 2016

This "New York Times" bestselling book upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.


The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062299253
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 23rd, 2016

NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER


Hunting the Killer Idea Cover Image
$19.96
ISBN: 9781908211347
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Carpet Bombing Culture - August 15th, 2016

Killer Ideas. They re out there. Wild, unpredictable and dangerous. So powerful they can stop a person in their tracks, turn a life around, start a revolution, or even change the world. Hunting the Killer Idea takes the intrepid reader through the jungle of the mind as the creative process is brought to life in vivid detail.


The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles Cover Image
By Michelle Cuevas, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803738683
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dial Books - August 23rd, 2016

Quit Calling Me a Monster! Cover Image
By Jory John, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780385389907
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2016

The talented creators of I Will Chomp You brilliantly frame the struggle to buck stereotypes and learn empathy in this monster's hilarious lament.
Floyd Patterson is so much more than shaggy purple fur and pointy monster teeth


Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat Cover Image
By Katie Harnett, Katie Harnett (Illustrator)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781909263376
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Nobrow Press - September 6th, 2016

Archie, Cupcake, Oliver, Valentine the cat who lives on Blossom Street is called something different by everyone, and loved by all. But there is one house on the street that he hasn't visited yet

In this sweet story, Katie Harnett explores how one well-loved cat can change a lonely woman's life and bring a small community together.


Framed! Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781481436304
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Aladdin - August 23rd, 2016

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial and several international criminals most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small Things in this hilarious start to a brand-new middle grade mystery series.
So you re only halfway through your homework and the Director of the FBI keeps texting you for help What do you do? Save your grade? Or save the country?


New Arrivals 8/16/16

New books on our shelves this week:

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781501139888
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Gallery Books - August 16th, 2016

Amy's got your back. She's in your corner. She's an honesty bomb. And she's coming for you.
Actress Tilda Swinton and Trainwreck co-star


The Book: A Cover-To-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780393244793
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 23rd, 2016

We may love books, but do we know what lies behind them? In The Book, Keith Houston reveals that the paper, ink, thread, glue, and board from which a book is made tell as rich a story as the words on its pages of civilizations, empires, human ingenuity, and madness.


In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781784783549
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Verso - August 16th, 2016

In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?


The Gentleman Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780399562631
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Press - August 16th, 2016

A funny, fantastically entertaining debut novel, in the spirit of Wodehouse and Monty Python, about a famous poet who inadvertently sells his wife to the devil--then recruits a band of adventurers to rescue her.


Eileen Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143128755
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Books - August 16th, 2016

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.Longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.


The Fifth Gospel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781451694154
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 16th, 2016

The #1 Indie Next Pick and instant, long-running New York Times bestseller from Ian Caldwell, coauthor of the international sensation The Rule of Four The Fifth Gospel is a masterful intellectual thriller that will change the way you look at organized religion, humanity, and perhaps yourself (David Baldacci).


Last Bus to Wisdom Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101982563
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Riverhead Books - August 16th, 2016

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Seattle Times and Kirkus Review
The final novel from a great American storyteller.


The White Ghost Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9781616957117
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Soho Crime - August 16th, 2016

In the Pacific during WWII, Billy Boyle must discover if skipper, and future president, Jack Kennedy is a cold-blooded killer.


The Golden Age Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781609453329
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Europa Editions - August 16th, 2016

Winner of the 2015 Prime Minister's Award for Fiction
Joan London, author of Gilgamesh, gives her readersan immensely satisfying and generous-hearted story about displacement, recovery, resilience, and love with The Golden Age.


Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere But Here Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781555977467
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Graywolf Press - August 16th, 2016

Angela Palm grew up in a place not marked on the map, her house set on the banks of a river that had been straightened to make way for farmland. Every year, the Kankakee River in rural Indiana flooded and returned to its old course while the residents sandbagged their homes against the rising water.


Picture This: How Pictures Work Cover Image
By Molly Bang (Illustrator)
$18.39
ISBN: 9781452151991
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Chronicle Books - August 16th, 2016

Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary. Bang's powerful ideas about how the visual composition of images works to engage the emotions, and how the elements of an artwork can give it the power to tell a story remain unparalleled in their simplicity and genius. Why are diagonals dramatic? Why are curves calming?


The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism Cover Image
$10.40
ISBN: 9780865478237
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Fsg Originals - August 16th, 2016

They're among us, but they are not like us. They manipulate, lie, cheat, and steal. They are irresistibly charming and accomplished, appearing to live in a radiance beyond what we are capable of. But narcissists are empty. No one knows exactly what everyone else is full of--some kind of a soul, or personhood--but whatever it is, experts agree that narcissists do not have it.


The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143109556
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Books - August 16th, 2016

AnEconomistBest Book of the Year
AFinancial TimesBest Book of the Year
Winner of the the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize
Finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize


The Alice Behind Wonderland Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780190614546
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 2016

On a summer's day in 1858, in a garden behind Christ Church College in Oxford, Charles Dodgson, a lecturer in mathematics, photographed six-year-old Alice Liddell, the daughter of the college dean, with a Thomas Ottewill Registered Double Folding camera, recently purchased in London.


The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780190614454
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 2016

In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians. The U.S.


The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family S Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781451697643
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scribner Book Company - August 16th, 2016

An extraordinary piece of history...a fresh and lively read (The Christian Science Monitor) the passionate, gripping, true story of one man's single-minded quest to reclaim his family's art collection, stolen by the Nazis in World War II.


Circus Mirandus Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780147515544
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2016

A New York Times bestseller
"A beguiling first novel" Gregory Maguirein theNew York Times
"Takes readers to a marvelous place. The Wall Street Journal


Poptropica: Book 2: The Lost Expedition Cover Image
$7.96
ISBN: 9781419721298
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Amulet Books - August 16th, 2016

Based on a concept by New York Times bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney comes Poptropica, a brand-new graphic-novel series by Mitch Krpata and Kory Merritt that takes readers on an adventure beyond the incredibly popular online role-playing world.


Fuzzy Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781419721229
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Amulet Books - August 16th, 2016

From the minds of Tom Angleberger, the New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Origami Yoda series, and Paul Dellinger, an adult science-fiction writer, comes a funny middle school story with a memorable robot title character.


Firefly Hollow Cover Image
By Alison McGhee, Christopher Denise (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781442423374
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 16th, 2016

Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in a world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this wise and lovely reading adventure (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) in the tradition of Charlotte's Web and The Rats of NIMH, from the author of the New York Times bestselling Someday.


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