New Arrivals 11/4/14

New books on our shelves this week.

The Siege Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781400069682
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Published: Random House - November 4th, 2014

WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS ASSOCIATION S INTERNATIONAL DAGGER
For fans of Alan Furst and Carlos Ruiz Zafon comes a haunting and layered thriller filled with history, adventure, suspense, and an unforgettable love story by the internationally bestselling author Arturo Perez-Reverte.


The Laughing Monsters Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9780374280598
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 4th, 2014

Denis Johnson's "The Laughing Monsters "is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.


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All Days Are Night Cover Image
By Peter Stamm, Michael Hoffman (Translator)
$17.60
ISBN: 9781590516966
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Other Press (NY) - November 4th, 2014

A novel about survival, self-reliance, and art, by Peter Stamm, finalist for the 2013 Man Booker International Prize


The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure Cover Image
By C. D. Rose, Andrew Gallix (Introduction by)
$16.11
ISBN: 9781612193786
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Published: Melville House Publishing - November 4th, 2014

A darkly comic, satirical reference book about writers who never made it into the literary canon
A signal event of literary scholarship, "The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure" compiles the biographies of history's most notable cases of a complete lack of literary success. As such, it is the world's leading authority on the subject.


A Map of Betrayal Cover Image
By Ha Jin
$22.91
ISBN: 9780307911605
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Published: Pantheon Books - November 4th, 2014

A "Christian Science Monitor" Best Book of the Year
From the award-winning author of "Waiting" and "War Trash: " a riveting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries China and the United States and two families.


The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780316244923
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Published: Little Brown and Company - November 4th, 2014

The intimate and long-awaited autobiography of a legend


Napoleon: A Life Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780670025329
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Published: Viking Books - November 4th, 2014

The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War--winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon


Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age Cover Image
By Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman (Foreword by), Amanda Palmer (Foreword by)
$17.60
ISBN: 9781940450285
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Published: McSweeney's - November 18th, 2014

In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's "Information Doesn t Want to Be Free" takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences?


Cookbook Book Cover Image
By Annahita Kamali (Editor), Floriam Bohm (Photographer)
$47.95
ISBN: 9780714867502
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 3rd, 2014

Over 100 of the most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks of the past 300 years.


Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters Cover Image
$18.40
ISBN: 9781627791830
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - November 4th, 2014


Hilariously imagined text conversations the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O'Hara to Jessica Wakefield


So, Anyway... Cover Image
$23.80
ISBN: 9780385348249
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Published: Crown Archetype - November 4th, 2014

John Cleese's huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy's DNA.


The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781476784724
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - November 4th, 2014

A follow up to Pico Iyer's essay "The Joy of Quiet," The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug.


Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780525954149
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Published: Dutton Books - November 4th, 2014

Renowned pastor and New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming God's Wisdom for Navigating Life Timothy Keller explores the power of prayer.


Science... for Her! Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781476757889
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 4th, 2014

Megan Amram, one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment," Rolling Stone's "25 Funniest People on Twitter," and a writer for NBC's hit show Parks and Recreation, delivers a politically, scientifically, and anatomically incorrect "textbook" that will have women screaming with laughter, and men dying to know what the noise is about.


China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice Cover Image
$25.50
ISBN: 9780307595881
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 4th, 2014

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America's dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations


Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography Cover Image
$29.60
ISBN: 9780805079104
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 4th, 2014


In Dark Mirror, Sara Lipton offers a fascinating examination of the emergence of anti-Semitic iconography in the Middle Ages


The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062231413
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Published: Dey Street Books - November 4th, 2014

On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Dirty Version is the first biography of hip hop superstar and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol' Dirty Bastard, to be written by someone from his inner circle: his right-hand man and best friend, Buddha Monk.


American Titan: Searching for John Wayne Cover Image
$24.64
ISBN: 9780062269003
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Published: Dey Street Books - November 4th, 2014

From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons of all time, "the Duke," John Wayne.


The World of PostSecret Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062339010
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Published: William Morrow & Company - November 4th, 2014

New York Times Bestseller

An addictive collection of new full-color postcard secrets and app secrets from the author of the smash the #1 New York Times bestselling PostSecret books--with more secrets than any previous PostSecret book


The Brotherhood of Book Hunters Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781609452308
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Published: Europa Editions - November 4th, 2014

The Da Vinci Code meets Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve in this erudite adventure story set at the dawn of the printed book about the outlaw poet Francois Villon and the power of words to change the world.


The Blazing World Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781476747248
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 4th, 2014

Named one of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of the Year ** Publishers Weekly's Best Fiction Books of 2014 ** NPR Best Books of 2014 ** Kirkus Reviews Best Literary Fiction Books of 2014 ** Washington Post Top 50 Fiction Books of 2014 ** Boston Globe's Best Fiction of 2014 ** The Telegraph's Best Fiction to Read 2014 ** St.


Carthage Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062208132
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Published: Ecco Press - November 4th, 2014

A mesmerizing novel that examines grief, faith, justice, and the atrocities of war through the story of a young girl's disappearance in a small adirondack town


Silence Once Begun Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780345805522
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Published: Vintage - November 4th, 2014

Over the course of several months, eight people vanish from their homes in the same Japanese town, a single playing card found on each door. Known as "the Narito Disappearances," the crime has authorities baffled--until a confession appears on the police's doorstep, signed by one Oda Sotatsu, a thread salesman.


Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780307718358
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - November 4th, 2014

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France.


Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780345806321
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Published: Anchor Books - November 4th, 2014

Book of the Year, The Royal African Society (UK)
In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard KapuOEciNski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.


Johnny Cash: The Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316194747
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 4th, 2014

The national bestseller celebrated as "the ultimate Johnny Cash biography....Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep." "-- Rolling Stone"


I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781451647860
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 4th, 2014

"A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed spirit of discovery" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)--from the acclaimed music journalist and author featured prominently in the new HBO documentary Mavis


Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781592408801
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Published: Gotham Books - November 4th, 2014

A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong


Fosse Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780544334618
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - November 4th, 2014

Wasson is a smart and savvy reporter, and his book abounds with colorful firsthand tales. Janet Maslin, New York Times

Fascinating . . . Wasson has taken complete control of his subject. Wall Street Journal


Shakespeare's Restless World: Portrait of an Era Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9780143125945
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Published: Penguin Books - November 4th, 2014

The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in 100 Objects brings the world of Shakespeare and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I into focus


Sit Like a Buddha: A Pocket Guide to Meditation Cover Image
$9.56
ISBN: 9781611801651
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Published: Shambhala - November 4th, 2014

How to meditate a concise, pocket-size guide that tells you everything you need to know, from the best-selling author of "The Buddha Walks into a Bar..."


The Long Haul Cover Image
$11.16
ISBN: 9781419711893
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Published: Amulet Books - November 4th, 2014

A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you're the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig--not exactly Greg Heffley's idea of a good time.


The Map to Everywhere Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780316240772
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 4th, 2014

Adventure, magic, and hilarity collide in New York Times bestselling author Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis's first book in a fantastical series.


Mortal Heart Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780547628400
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - November 4th, 2014

In the powerful conclusion to Robin LaFever's New York Times bestselling His Fair Assassins trilogy, Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St. Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death.


Waistcoats & Weaponry Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316190275
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 4th, 2014

"Class is back in session....


Visitors Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781416991786
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Published: Simon Pulse - November 4th, 2014

From the internationally bestselling author of Ender's Game comes the riveting finale to the story of Rigg, a teenager who possesses a secret talent that allows him to see the paths of people's pasts.


A Bed for Bear Cover Image
By Clive McFarland, Clive McFarland (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062237057
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Published: HarperCollins - November 4th, 2014

Children will fall in love with Bernard, the sleepy bear with a simple wish, in A Bed for Bear. It's time for Bernard to hibernate, but the bear cave is too crowded, too quiet, and too uncomfortable. So Bernard sets out to search the forest for the perfect bed for winter.


New Arrivals 10/28/14

New books on our shelves this week.

The Peripheral Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780399158445
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Published: Berkley Books - October 28th, 2014

The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Zero History presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...


Prince Lestat Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780307962522
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 28th, 2014

A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller.
"What can we do but reach for the embrace that must now
contain both heaven and hell: our doom again and again and


The Slow Regard of Silent Things Cover Image
$15.16
ISBN: 9780756410438
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Published: Daw Books - October 28th, 2014

Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss' epic fantasy universe of The Kingkiller Chronicle, in this illustrated companion novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things.


The Book of Strange New Things Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780553418842
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Hogarth - October 28th, 2014

A monumental, genre-defying novel that David Mitchell calls "Michel Faber's second masterpiece," The Book of Strange New Things is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents.


The Handsome Man's de Luxe Cafe: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (15) Cover Image
$19.96
ISBN: 9780307911544
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Published: Pantheon Books - October 28th, 2014

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency often helps people find things they have lost. But they have never had to help a client find herself until now, in this latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling and beloved series.


Yes Please Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9780062268341
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780307957047
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 28th, 2014

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.


Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780385531207
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Published: Doubleday Books - October 28th, 2014

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl Dreyer, and Robert Bresson. Was she a divinely inspired saint?


Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780307464880
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


33 Artists in 3 Acts Cover Image
$22.91
ISBN: 9780393240979
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 3rd, 2014

The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves--how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works.


Victoria: A Life Cover Image
$28.80
ISBN: 9781594205996
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - October 23rd, 2014


PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (2015 LONGLIST)
- A] shimmering and rather wonderful biography.---The Guardian (UK)


Food: A Love Story Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9780804140416
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Published: Crown Archetype - October 21st, 2014

What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I d highly recommend that you do not read his book.


Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Cover Image
$25.46
ISBN: 9780670014712
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Published: Viking Books - October 23rd, 2014

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time


The Pollan Family Table: The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781476746371
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Scribner Book Company - October 28th, 2014

A BookPage Best Cookbook of 2015

Winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award 2015, Best in the World, Best First Cookbook.

A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family--with a foreword from Michael Pollan.


The Woman I Wanted to Be Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9781451651546
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 28th, 2014

One of the most influential, admired, and innovative women of our time: fashion designer, philanthropist, wife, mother, and grandmother, Diane von Furstenberg offers a book about becoming the woman she wanted to be.


You Have to Fucking Eat: Fixed Layout Edition Cover Image
By Adam Mansbach, Owen Brozman (Illustrator)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781617753787
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Published: Akashic Books - November 12th, 2014

A New York Times Best Seller

One of BookRiot's Must-Read Books from Indie Presses for 2014

One of Flavorwire's 50 Best Independent Fiction and Poetry Books of 2014

"You Have to F***ing Eat makes parents of picky eaters smile."
--TODAY Parents


Shake Puppies Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062351722
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Published: Harper Design - October 28th, 2014

The highly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling book Shake, Shake Puppies also features 61 dogs caught mid-shake--only this time they're even more adorable and laughter inducing.


Dogs in Cars Cover Image
$15.96
ISBN: 9781581572797
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Published: Countryman Press - November 3rd, 2014

First we had dogs underwater, then dogs shaking off water... so why not dogs soaking up the exhilarating no-holds-barred pleasure of a car ride?


Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9780871404541
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - November 17th, 2014

The human head is exceptional. It accommodates four of our five senses, encases the brain, and boasts the most expressive set of muscles in the body. It is our most distinctive attribute and connects our inner selves to the outer world.


Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780525954422
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Published: Viking - October 28th, 2014

An inspiring and eye-opening exploration of the phenomenon of miracles from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer and the forthcoming Martin Luther
What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with experiences that we cannot explain?


The Social Climber's Bible: A Book of Manners, Practical Tips, and Spiritual Advice for the Upwardly Mobile Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125204
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Welcome fledging Social Climbers Allow us to show you the way.
Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it, so what's the big deal? You shouldn t be punished for wanting to improve your lot in life This is America, after all.


Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Cover Image
$23.79
ISBN: 9780062078223
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Published: Harper - October 28th, 2014

New York Times Bestseller

The greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis--and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.


Play on: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780316403429
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Little Brown and Company - October 28th, 2014

"After forty-six years of being on the road, this is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. This is the story of my life in rock and roll -- and how the band that has meant everything to me came to define me. I'm looking forward to sharing it with you."


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What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316294591
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 28th, 2014

You might have noticed weird things happening in your house. Unexplainable messes. Food all over the kitchen floor. Who could the culprits be? Dinosaurs


Is Your Neighbor a Zombie?: Compelling Philosophical Puzzles That Challenge Your Beliefs Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781620408414
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - October 28th, 2014

Philosophers have been devising thought experiments to challenge the mind for more than two millennia. Some of the greatest thinkers in history have grappled with such thorny issues as free will, personal identity, and the problem of other minds. The way we try to solve these problems and puzzles can tell us much about ourselves and the way we see the world.


Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found Cover Image
$63.99
ISBN: 9780062305534
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Published: Harper Design - October 28th, 2014

The definitive monograph of American photographer Vivian Maier, exploring the full range and brilliance of her work and the mystery of her life, written and edited by noted photography curator and writer Marvin Heiferman; featuring 250 black-and-white images, color work, and other materials never seen before; and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman.


By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review Cover Image
By Pamela Paul (Editor), Scott Turow (Foreword by)
$23.80
ISBN: 9781627791458
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 28th, 2014


Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them


The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones Cover Image
$47.99
ISBN: 9780553805444
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Published: Bantam - October 28th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN HISTORY OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS BEYOND WITH HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW MATERIAL FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN


The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites Cover Image
$22.94
ISBN: 9781492603023
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Published: Sourcebooks - November 11th, 2014

"Like many miniencyclopedias, this one is studded with often intriguing facts."--Kirkus

From the chief historian at HISTORY(R) comes a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to today.


Bark: Stories Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780307740861
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Published: Vintage - October 28th, 2014

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, BookPage


An Officer and a Spy Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780345804853
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Published: Vintage - October 28th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Winner of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction
Winner of the American Library in Paris Book Award
A whistle-blower. A witch hunt. A cover-up. Secret tribunals, out-of-control intelligence agencies, and government corruption. Welcome to 1890s Paris.


The Case of the Love Commandos Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781451613285
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 28th, 2014

In one of the ten best mysteries of the year (Seattle Times), private investigator Vish Puri becomes embroiled in a high-stakes mystery involving one of India's most controversial commodities: love.


A True Novel Cover Image
$19.96
ISBN: 9781590517062
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Published: Other Press (NY) - October 28th, 2014

A remaking of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights set in postwar Japan


The Pushcart Prize XXXIX: Best of the Small Presses 2015 Edition Cover Image
$16.96
ISBN: 9781888889734
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Published: Pushcart Press - November 12th, 2014

Publishers Weekly in its boxed and starred review of last year's edition of this annual anthology commented "With large publishing houses facing an uncertain future, the Pushcart Prize is more valuable than ever in highlighting the unique voices thriving in America's small presses." As David Ulin, Los Angeles Times book critic recently commented on the series: "I've had a love of


The Daring Ladies of Lowell Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780345802569
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Published: Anchor Books - October 28th, 2014

Eager to escape life on her family's farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of the mill girls. The hours are long and the conditions are bad, but Alice soon finds a true friend in Lovey Cornell, a saucy, strong-willed girl who is outspoken about the dangers they face in the factories . . .


Spirit of Steamboat: A Longmire Story Cover Image
$10.40
ISBN: 9780143125877
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Published: Penguin Books - October 22nd, 2014

A Christmas novella for fans of the hit drama series LONGMIRE now on Netflix and the New York Times-bestselling series.
Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.


The Ship of Brides Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126478
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Look out for Jojo's new book, Paris for One and Other Stories, available now.


There Once Lived a Mother Who Loved Her Children, Until They Moved Back in: Three Novellas about Family Cover Image
By Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Anna Summers (Translator), Anna Summers (Introduction by)
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143121664
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

From the author of the prizewinning memoir about growing up in Stalinist Russia, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel, the masterly novellas that established her as one of the greatest living Russian writers--including a new translation of the modern classic The Time Is Night
"Love them, - they'll torture you; don't love them, -they'll leave you anyway."


Chaos in Kabul: A Malko Linge Novel Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780804169332
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - October 28th, 2014

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, and the Taliban is poised to take over, the CIA calls upon the Austrian aristocrat Malko Linge to execute a dangerous and delicate plan to restore stability to the region.


Raising Steam Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780804169202
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Published: Anchor Books - October 28th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Steam is rising over Discworld. . . .


Hild Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781250056092
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Picador USA - October 28th, 2014

WINNER OF THE WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
In seventh-century Britain, a new religion is coming ashore and small kingdoms are merging, frequently and violently. Hild is the king's youngest niece, with a glittering mind and a natural authority.


Tooth for a Tooth Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9781616954598
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Soho Crime - October 28th, 2014

Skeletons emerge from a St. Andrews graveyard--and from Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist's own past


The Divorce Papers Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780804137461
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Broadway Books - October 28th, 2014

Sparkling and sophisticated, this sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking debut novel tells the story of a very messy, very high-profile divorce and the endearingly cynical young lawyer dragooned into handling it.


A History of the World in 12 Maps Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9780143126027
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller
"Maps allow the armchair traveler to roam the world, the diplomat to argue his points, the ruler to administer his country, the warrior to plan his campaigns and the propagandist to boost his cause... rich and beautiful." - Wall Street Journal


Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World--From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126348
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

An epic and revelatory narrative of the most important transportation technology of the modern world


The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781617230158
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Current - October 28th, 2014

"Compelling, essential reading for understanding the underpinnings of psychopathy." -- M. E. Thomas, author of Confessions of a Sociopath


It Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126768
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Now available in paperback: musings, inspirations, and styling tips from the darling of the fashion world


Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781594632860
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 4th, 2014

From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy.


Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of a Fulfilled Life Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780143126621
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .


Autobiography Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143107507
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Published: Penguin Books - November 4th, 2014

Autobiographycovers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day.
Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982 1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different decades.


The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062265296
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Published: HarperOne - October 28th, 2014

The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's -Pastor-in-Chief- (Time magazine)--his spiritual advisor who also served as the executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.


Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times Cover Image
$14.41
ISBN: 9780393349801
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2014

From the immense staff running a lavish Edwardian estate and the lonely maid-of-all-work cooking in a cramped middle-class house to the poor child doing chores in a slightly less poor household, servants were essential to the British way of life.


Double Down: Game Change 2012 Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126003
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


Mastering the Art of French Eating: From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love Cover Image
By Ann Mah
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143125921
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

The memoir of a young diplomat's wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris--one dish at a time


Undisputed Truth Cover Image
By Mike Tyson, Larry Sloman (Contribution by)
$14.40
ISBN: 9780142181218
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Published: Plume Books - October 28th, 2014

Be sure to check out IRON AMBITION: My Life with Cus D'Amato by Mike Tyson

"Raw, powerful and disturbing--a head-spinning take on Mr. Tyson's life."--Wall Street Journal


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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781250063731
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Picador USA - October 28th, 2014

A "New York Times "Notable Book of 2014
A "Time" "Magazine "Notable Book of 2014
Olivia Laing's widely acclaimed account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works of American literature


Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781612194196
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Melville House Publishing - October 28th, 2014

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition: David Graeber's fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely ("Financial Times") history of debt


Finding Jesus Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553418002
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - October 28th, 2014

On each page of "Finding Jesus," the Son of God is hidden in a crowded scene--from a rock concert to a wedding to a grocery store.


Atlantia Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780525426448
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 28th, 2014

Utterly captivating. A heroine unlike any I d met before, a setting I d never glimpsed, a story I d never imagined.Atlantiais fresh, wild, and engrossing. I love Ally Condie. Shannon Hale, award-winning, bestselling author ofAustenlandandDangerous
A New York Times Best Seller
Can you hear Atlantia breathing?


Timmy Failure: We Meet Again Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780763673758
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - October 28th, 2014

From the New York Times best-selling creator of Timmy Failure comes a third adventure about the comically overconfident sleuth.


Hansel & Gretel Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Lorenzo Mattotti (Illustrator)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781935179627
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Toon Books - October 28th, 2014

"If this isn't the definitive edition of Hansel and Gretel, it's absolutely necessary."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Waterfall Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780385742672
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 28th, 2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the FALLEN series comes WATERFALL, a novel about love, betrayal, and epic consequences--a world-altering tale told by a girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis. This second novel in the Teardrop series is intensely romantic, with strong, hot main characters caught up in a thrilling fantastical love triangle.


Teardrop Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780385742665
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Published: Ember - October 28th, 2014

An epic saga of heart-stopping romance, devastating secrets, and dark magic . . . a world where everything you love can be washed away. The first book in the Teardrop series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series


Mr. Tweed's Good Deeds Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781909263352
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Published: Nobrow Press - November 11th, 2014

Mr. Tweed sets out on his afternoon stroll but soon finds some friends in need. Before you know it, everyone is calling upon Mr. Tweed's kind eye and generosity.


Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents Cover Image
$11.16
ISBN: 9781594747311
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Quirk Books - October 28th, 2014

Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, and other presidents-to-be faced kid-sized problems growing up in America.


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