New Arrivals 6/21/16

New books on our shelves this week:

Vinegar Girl Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780804141260
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Published: Hogarth - June 21st, 2016

William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" retold as"Vinegar Girl" by Anne Tyler, Pulitzer Prize winner and "New York Times" bestseller
Anne Tyler's retelling of "The Taming of the Shrew "asks whether a thoroughly modern, independent woman like Kate would ever sacrifice herself for a man. Its answer is as individual, offbeat, and funny as Kate herself.


My Last Continent Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781501124709
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 21st, 2016

An unforgettable debut with an irresistible love story, "My Last Continent" is a big-hearted, propulsive novel set against the dramatic Antarctic landscape original and entirely authentic love story (Graeme Simsion, author of "The Rosie Project").


White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780670785971
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Published: Viking - June 21st, 2016

"White Trash will change the way we think about our past and present."
T.J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Custer's Trials "


Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781627796330
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Published: Metropolitan Books - June 21st, 2016

150 Best Tiny Home Ideas Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062444660
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Published: Harper Design - June 21st, 2016

A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design.


The Last Communard: Adrien Lejeune, the Unexpected Life of a Revolutionary Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781784782856
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Published: Verso - June 21st, 2016

The story of an unexpected hero
"The Last Communard" offers a brilliant, striking portrait of revolutionary Europe through a remarkable personal story.


Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780316259095
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Published: Little Brown and Company - June 21st, 2016


A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death
Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially fragile and almost--ultimately--unable to live.


Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781612195407
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Published: Melville House Publishing - June 21st, 2016

"The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers which, in fact, he is." Tom Bissell, author of"Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter


Undermajordomo Minor Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062281227
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Published: Ecco Press - June 21st, 2016

Friendless and loveless, young and aimless, Lucien (Lucy) Minor is the resident odd duck in his bucolic hamlet of Bury, a weakling and compulsive liar in a town famous for producing brutish giants.


Second Life Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062060594
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 21st, 2016

Killing Monica Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780446557917
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 21st, 2016

This is the book fans of Candace Bushnell have been waiting for. From the author of "Sex and the City," "Lipstick Jungle," and "The Carrie Diaries" comes an addictive story about fame, love, and foolishness that will keep readers enthralled to the very last enticing scene.


So Much for That Winter: Novellas Cover Image
By Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra (Translator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781555977429
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 21st, 2016

Dorthe Nors follows up her acclaimed story collection "Karate ""Chop" with a pair of novellas that playfully chart the aftermath of two very twenty-first-century romances. In "Days," a woman in her late thirties records her life in a series of lists, giving shape to the tumult of her days--one moment she is eating an apple, the next she is on the floor, howling like a dog.


Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780062206121
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 21st, 2016

Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

PEN Literary Award Finalist

New York Times Notable Book

Washington Post Notable Book

Boston Globe Best Book of the Year


Life from Elsewhere: Journeys Through World Literature Cover Image
By Various, Amit Chaudhuri (Introduction by)
$11.16
ISBN: 9781782271895
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Published: Pushkin Press - June 21st, 2016

Writers in Translation, established in 2005 and supported by Bloomberg and Arts Council England, champions the best literature from around the world. To mark the programme's tenth anniversary, ten leading writers from around the world, many of whom have been supported in their work by English PEN, explore the themes of movement, freedom and narrative.


Ms. Bixby's Last Day Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062338174
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Published: Walden Pond Press - June 21st, 2016

John David Anderson, author of Sidekicked and The Dungeoneers, returns with a funny, heartwarming, and heartbreaking contemporary story about three boys, one teacher, and a day none of them will ever forget.


Poppy and the Lost Lagoon Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781616559434
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Published: Dark Horse Books - June 21st, 2016

It Came in the Mail Cover Image
By Ben Clanton, Ben Clanton (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481403603
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2016

From the author-illustrator of "Something Extraordinary "comes a tale filled with dragons, pickles, friendship, and lots of mail perfect for fans of Mo Williams and Bob Shea.


City Shapes Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780316370929
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2016

Hunt for shapes of all kinds on this journey through a bustling city, illustrated by four-time Caldecott Honoree Bryan Collier From shimmering skyscrapers to fluttering kites to twinkling stars high in the sky, everyday scenes become extraordinary as a young girl walks through her neighborhood noticing exciting new shapes at every turn.


New Arrivals 6/14/16

New books on our shelves this week:

The Girls Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780812998603
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Published: Random House - June 14th, 2016

An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong this stunning first novel is perfect for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides s"The Virgin Suicides" and Jennifer Egan's "A Visit from the Goon Squad."


Barkskins Cover Image
$25.60
ISBN: 9780743288781
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 14th, 2016

From Annie Proulx the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of "The Shipping News" and Brokeback Mountain, comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world's forests.


Charcoal Joe Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780385539203
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Published: Doubleday Books - June 14th, 2016

Walter Mosley's indelibledetective Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to solve.


The Crow Girl Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780385349871
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 14th, 2016

The International Sensation


Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062205445
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Published: HarperOne - June 14th, 2016

The internationally recognized teacher, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love argues that our desire to avoid pain is actually detrimental to our lives, disconnecting us from our deepest emotions and preventing true healing and spiritual transcendence.


I'm Just a Person Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780062266637
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Published: Ecco Press - June 14th, 2016

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.


The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781594205903
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Published: Penguin Press - June 14th, 2016

From an award-winning journalist, a brave and necessary immersion into the everyday struggles of Palestinian life


Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Fuhrer Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780399161476
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Published: Blue Rider Press - June 14th, 2016

From acclaimed journalist Walter Shapiro, the true life story of how his great-uncle a Jewish vaudeville impresario and exuberant con man managed to cheat Hitler's agents in the run-up to WWII.


Saint Mazie Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781455599905
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 14th, 2016

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets.


The Festival of Insignificance Cover Image
$11.19
ISBN: 9780062356901
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 14th, 2016

Among the Ten Thousand Things Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812985344
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Random House Trade - June 14th, 2016

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE" AND"THE HUFFINGTON POST" Features an exclusive conversation between Julia Pierpont and Lena Dunham


Down Among the Dead Men Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9781616956394
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Published: Soho Crime - June 14th, 2016

Peter Diamond takes a dive down among the dead men to solve a seven-year-old murder case in the latest installment of Peter Lovesey's classic procedural series.


Modern Romance Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143109259
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2016

Now a "New York Times" Bestseller
A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of thepleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation's sharpest comedic voices


Dear Mr. You Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781501107849
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 14th, 2016

The bestselling, wonderfully unconventional, warmly conspiratorial seriously good ("The New York Times") literary memoir from the award-winning actress that has received fabulous and wide praise. There is no one else quite like Mary-Louise Parker Funny, heartbreaking and profound ("Elle").


Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062318992
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Published: Harper Wave - June 14th, 2016

One of the greatest religious biographies ever written. Dennis Prager


Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780393352795
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 14th, 2016

Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world.


The Golden Specific Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780142423677
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Published: Puffin Books - June 14th, 2016

For fans of"The Golden Compass," this is book two in the Mapmakers Trilogy and follow-up to S.E. Grove's stunning debut, "The Glass Sentence"


I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780316327916
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2016

The bestselling memoir by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, now in paperback with a new epilogue "
I Am Malala. This is my story. "
Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school.


The Gallery Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780525428657
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Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2016

Cure for the Common Universe Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481450270
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2016

Prepare to be cured by this quirky and hilarious debut novel about a sixteen-year-old loner who is sent to rehab for video game addiction perfect for fans of Ned Vizzini and Jesse Andrews.


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