New Arrivals 6/21/16

New books on our shelves this week:

Vinegar Girl Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780804141260
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Hogarth Press - June 21st, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies.


My Last Continent Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781501124709
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
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
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Viking - June 21st, 2016

The New York Times bestseller
A New York Times Notable and Critics' Top Book of 2016
Longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction
One of NPR's 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head On
NPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2016's Great Reads
San Francisco Chronicle's Best of 2016: 100 recommended books


Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781627796330
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Metropolitan Books - June 21st, 2016

A passionate naturalist explores what it's really like to be an animal by living like them


150 Best Tiny Home Ideas Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062444660
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
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 ofExtra Lives: Why Video Games Matter


Undermajordomo Minor Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062281227
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 21st, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep, a sensational new psychological thriller about a woman with a secret identity that threatens to destroy her.

How well can you really know another person? How far would you go to find the truth about someone you love?


Killing Monica Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780446557917
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
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)
$12.56
ISBN: 9781782271895
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
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
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Walden Pond Press - June 21st, 2016

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
$13.49
ISBN: 9781616559434
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dark Horse Books - June 21st, 2016

Adventure runs in Poppy Pepperton's family At the age of ten, Poppy is the greatest explorer since her grandfather Pappy Pepperton, traveling the globe with her trusty sidekick/legal guardian Colt Winchester.


It Came in the Mail Cover Image
By Ben Clanton, Ben Clanton (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481403603
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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
By Diana Murray, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780316370929
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
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.


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