New Arrivals 8/8/17

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Red Light Run: Linked Stories Cover Image
$19.20
ISBN: 9781501147357
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scribner Book Company - August 8th, 2017

When two cars collide at an intersection in a leafy Chicago suburb, Hartley Nolan is not the person police expect to find behind the wheel. After all, he barely drinks; everyone knows it's his wife who's the alcoholic. But the bigger question on people's minds is what brought Sonia Senn, dead at the scene, back to her hometown in such a hurry that night?


The Talented Ribkins Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9781612196367
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Published: Melville House Publishing - August 8th, 2017

"For sheer reading pleasure Ladee Hubbard's original and wildly inventive novel is in a class by itself." --Toni Morrison

"The Talented Ribkins is a charming and delightful debut novel with a profound heart, and Ladee Hubbard's voice is a welcome original." --Mary Gaitskill


Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780300203684
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Published: Yale University Press - August 22nd, 2017

A fascinating history of Chicago's innovative and invaluable contributions to American literature and art from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century


Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780399592249
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Published: Random House - August 8th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time.


The Trespasser Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143110385
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Published: Penguin Books - August 8th, 2017

New York Times bestselling author Tana French is "required reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plotting" (The New York Times). She "inspires cultic devotion in readers" (The New Yorker) and is "the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years" (Washington Post).


The Story of Kullervo Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780544947245
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Published: Mariner Books - August 8th, 2017

"Shows how Finnish mythology and folk tales were instrumental to how Tolkien created his own legendarium."--Boston Globe

Kullervo, son of Kalervo, is perhaps the darkest and most tragic of all J.R.R. Tolkien's characters. "Hapless Kullervo," as Tolkien called him, is a luckless orphan boy with supernatural powers and a tragic destiny.


The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781501139895
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Published: Gallery Books - August 8th, 2017

#1 New York Times Bestseller

"Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and, yes, majorly humanizing non-memoir, a book that trades less on sarcasm, and more on emotional resonance." --Vogue


At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Mauri Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781590518892
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Published: Other Press (NY) - August 8th, 2017

Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2016 by the New York Times, a spirited account of a major intellectual movement of the twentieth century and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it, by the best-selling author of How to Live Sarah Bakewell.


Spellbook of the Lost and Found Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525429494
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - August 8th, 2017

The highly anticipated new book from the acclaimed author of The Accident Season is a gorgeous, twisty story about things gone missing, things returned from the past, and a group of teenagers, connected in ways they could never have imagined.


The Dire King: A Jackaby Novel Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616206703
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 22nd, 2017

The fate of the world is in the hands of detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby and his intrepid assistant, Abigail Rook. An evil king is turning ancient tensions into modern strife, using a blend of magic and technology to push the earth and the otherworld into a mortal competition.


Here Comes Teacher Cat Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Claudia Rueda (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9780399539053
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Published: Dial Books - August 8th, 2017

It's back to school for the New York Times bestselling Cat when he steps in as a substitute teacher.


Tails Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781328886859
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 1st, 2017

Tails are irresistible to toddlers, and in Matthew Van Fleet's sturdy touch-and-feel board book, preschool-age pokers and prodders can finally tug to their heart's content.