New Arrivals 2/14/17

Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780812995343
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Published: Random House - February 14th, 2017

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented


The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781101906750
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 14th, 2017

Through letters and journals, The Chilbury Ladies' Choir unfolds the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of a village choir during World War II


My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781606999592
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - February 14th, 2017

Monsterpulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen's investigation takes us back to Anka's life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.


Shadowbahn Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780735212015
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Published: Blue Rider Press - February 14th, 2017

"Provocative throughout, alive with laughter and surprising in the ways it stirs the heart." - Washington Post


Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062464316
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Published: Harper - February 21st, 2017

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.


The Not-Quite States of America: Dispatches from the Territories and Other Far-Flung Outposts of the USA Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780393247602
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 14th, 2017

Everyone knows that America is 50 states and...some other stuff. Scattered shards in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the not-quite states--American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands--and their 4 million people are often forgotten, even by most Americans. But they're filled with American flags, U.S.


The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and This Zigzag Life Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781611804072
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Published: Shambhala - February 14th, 2017

From beloved writing teacher and author of the best-selling Writing Down the Bones a treasury of personal stories reflecting a life filled with journeys--inner and outer--zigzagging around the world and home again.


Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781620407585
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 14th, 2017

Who hasn t wondered where--aside from Georgia O Keeffe and Frida Kahlo--all the women artists are? In many art books, they ve been marginalized with cold efficiency, summarily dismissed in the captions of group photographs with the phrase "identity unknown" while each male is named.


The Hatching Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781501125058
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Published: Atria Books - February 14th, 2017

An astonishingly inventive and terrifying debut novel about the emergence of an ancient species, dormant for over a thousand years, and now on the march in this "apocalyptic extravaganza of doom and heroism" (Publishers Weekly).


Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives. Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781250117038
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Published: Picador USA - February 14th, 2017

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


Rebel of the Sands Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780147517975
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Published: Speak - February 14th, 2017

A sharpshooter. A dreamer. A damn good liar.

Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mythical beasts still roam the wild and remote areas, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinn still perform their magic. For humans, it's an unforgiving place, especially if you're poor, orphaned, or female.


We Are Okay Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525425892
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

"A beautiful, devastating piece of art... An extraordinary work." - Bookpage
"So lonely and beautiful that I could hardly breathe. This is a perfect book." - Stephanie Perkins, bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss


Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781452152165
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 14th, 2017

At last--here from the team behind the beloved international bestseller comes a companion to Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.


Dance Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781481487078
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 14th, 2017

From the #1 New York Times bestselling children's book creator Matthew Van Fleet comes a laugh-out-loud, jazzy story of a little baby chick who learns how to dance from a friendly band of animals who know all the right moves
Shake, shake, shake, shimmy, shimmy, shake You can dance


You Don't Want a Unicorn! Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780316343473
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

Be careful what pet you wish for in the newest picture book from fan-favorite author Ame Dyckman and rising-star illustrator Liz Climo.When a little boy throws a coin in a well asking for a pet unicorn, he has no idea what kind of trouble he's in for. Unbeknownst to him, unicorns make the absolutely worst pets: they shed, they poke holes in your ceiling, and they make a big mess.


New Arrivals 2/7/17

Universal Harvester Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374282103
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 7th, 2017

Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut


Autumn Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781101870730
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Published: Pantheon Books - February 7th, 2017

Ali Smith's new novel is a meditation on a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, on what harvest means. It is the first installment of her Seasonal quartet--four stand-alone books, separate yet interconnected and cyclical (as the seasons are)--and it casts an eye over our own time. Who are we? What are we made of?


Pachinko Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781455563937
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 7th, 2017

A new tour de force from the bestselling author of Free Food for Millionaires, for readers of A Fine Balance and Cutting for Stone.


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Swimming Lessons Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781941040515
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Published: Tin House Books - February 7th, 2017

  • Elle's Most Anticipated Books by Women
  • A Most Anticipated Book at Buzzfeed, Goodreads, NYLON, Bustle, and Reader's Digest
From the author of the award-winning and word-of-mouth sensationOur Endless Numbered Days comes an exhilarating literary mystery that will keep readers guessing until the final page.


Norse Mythology Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9780393609097
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.


The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9780735214095
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Published: Plume Books - February 7th, 2017

"The most poetic of the hygge books]; I found myself repeatedly returning to its list-like incantation of hyggeligt habits." --Louisa Kamps, ELLE


Black History in Its Own Words Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781534301535
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Published: Image Comics - February 14th, 2017

A look at Black History framed by those who made it.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IN ITS OWN WORDS presents quotes of dozens of black luminaries with portraits & illustrations by Ronald Wimberly. Featuring the memorable words and depictions of Angela Davis, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Kanye West, Zadie Smith, Ice Cube, Dave Chappelle, James Baldwin, Spike Lee and more.


From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780393242072
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017

How did we come to have minds?


See Red Women's Workshop: Feminist Posters 1974-1990 Cover Image
By Sheila Rowbotham (Foreword by), Prudence Stevenson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Susan MacKie (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$31.95
ISBN: 9781909829077
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Published: Four Corners Books - February 28th, 2017

"Girls are powerful": the '70s feminist posters of See Red Women's Workshop


Britt-Marie Was Here Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781501142543
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Published: Washington Square Press - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry "returns with this heartwarming story about a woman rediscovering herself after a personal crisis...fans of Backman will find another winner in these pages" (Publishers Weekly).


A Perfect Machine Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780857666307
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Published: Angry Robot - February 7th, 2017

Henry Kyllo is a Runner, a member of a secret society called the Inferne Cutis. Every day he is chased through the city by Hunters whose goal is to fill him with bullets. It is a secret war steeped in history, tradition, and mutual fear.

Rumours abound about what happens when a Runner achieves ascension, but it has supposedly never happened before, so no one knows for sure.


Limbo Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781473212473
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Published: Gollancz - February 7th, 2017

In the aftermath of an atomic war, a new international movement of pacifism has arisen. Multitudes of young men have chosen to curb their aggressive instincts through voluntary amputation - disarmament in its most literal sense.


Wilson Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9781770462441
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Published: Drawn & Quarterly - February 7th, 2017

Now a feature film with Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern""
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"A new paperback edition of the modern classic timed to the release of the Alexander Payne" "produced film version. "


A Few of the Girls: Stories Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9781101971666
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Published: Anchor Books - February 7th, 2017

A Few of the Girls brings together, for the first time, thirty-six of Maeve's very best stories--some published in magazines, others written for friends as gifts, many for charity benefits, all of them filled with her trademark warmth, wisdom, and humor.


The Throwback Special Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780393353785
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017

Here is the absorbing story of twenty-two men who gather every fall to painstakingly reenact what ESPN called "the most shocking play in NFL history" and the Washington Redskins dubbed the "Throwback Special" the November 1985 play in which the Redskins' Joe Theismann had his leg horribly broken by Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants live on Monday Night Football.


Black Deutschland Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781250117977
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Published: Picador USA - February 7th, 2017

Jed--young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago--flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny created, the subsidized city isolated behind the Berlin Wall, is where he's chosen to become the figure that he so admires, the black American expatriate.


Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781250077028
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 7th, 2017

#1 New York Times Bestseller

In Furiously Happy, a humor memoir tinged with just enough tragedy and pathos to make it worthwhile, Jenny Lawson examines her own experience with severe depression and a host of other conditions, and explains how it has led her to live life to the fullest:


In Other Words Cover Image
By Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101911464
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Published: Vintage - February 7th, 2017

National Best Seller


Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143109976
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Published: Penguin Books - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever


A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy Cover Image
By Sue Klebold, Andrew Solomon (Introduction by)
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101902776
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Published: Broadway Books - February 7th, 2017

Now available in trade paperback, the acclaimed national bestseller by Sue Klebold about living in the aftermath of Columbine.
With a new preface from the author.


The Castle in the Mist Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780399546983
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Published: Philomel Books - February 7th, 2017

In the tradition of Edward Eager and E.L. Konigsburg, a novel about the excitement--and the dangers--of wishing.


Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500651049
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Published: Thames & Hudson - January 31st, 2017

Mary Poppins is perhaps the most beloved nanny of the page and screen, and this charming storybook with ornate, laser-cut pages and delicate illustrations, pays homage to her preferred mode of transport.


Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780763691004
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 7th, 2017

A 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson delivers a brilliant and riveting account of the Siege of Leningrad and the role played by Russian composer Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony.


The Heart of Everything That Is: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
By Bob Drury, Tom Clavin, Kate Waters (Adapted by)
$13.59
ISBN: 9781481464604
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 7th, 2017

From bestselling authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin comes the epic, untold story one of the most powerful Sioux warriors of all time, Red Cloud--now adapted for a younger audience
"I have but a small spot of land left. The Great Spirit told me to keep it." --Red Cloud


100 Women Who Made History Cover Image
By DK
$13.59
ISBN: 9781465456885
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 7th, 2017

There are many ladies in history who have left their mark. 100 Women Who Made History takes kids on a tour of the past and uncovers the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world.


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