New Arrivals 2/24/15

New books on our shelves this week.

I Am Radar Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9781594206160
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - February 24th, 2015

The Washington Post
" G]randly ambitious... another masterpiece... this genre includes some of the greatest novels of our time, from Pynchon's V. to David Foster Wallace s Infinite Jest. That's the troupe Larsen has decided to join, and I Am Radar is a dazzling performance."


Welcome to Braggsville: A Novel Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062302120
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: William Morrow - February 17th, 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2015 BY THE WASHINGTON POSTTIMEMEN’S JOURNAL, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, KANSAS CITY STAR, BROOKLYN MAGAZINE, NPR, HUFFINGTON POST, THE DAILY BEAST, AND BUZZFEED


The Alphabet House Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9780525954897
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Dutton Books - February 24th, 2015

In the tradition of Alan Furst, the #1 international bestselling author delivers his first stand-alone novel, a psychological thriller set in World War II Nazi Germany and 1970s England


Girl in a Band: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062295897
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Dey Street Books - February 24th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just Kids.


Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9781594633652
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Riverhead Books - February 24th, 2015

From one of his generation's most inventive and gifted writers (The New York Times), intimate and sharply observed commentary on life, art, politics, and the war on terror.


Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9780385539005
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Doubleday - February 24th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2015


President Lincoln Assassinated!!: the Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Tr: A Library of America Special Publication Cover Image
By Harold Holzer (Compiled by)
$26.96
ISBN: 9781598533736
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Library of America - February 24th, 2015

For the 150th anniversary, Harold Holzer (The Civil War in 150 Objects) presents an unprecedented firsthand chronicle of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. On April 14, 1865, Good Friday, the Civil War claimed its ultimate sacrifice.


The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction Cover Image
$26.96
ISBN: 9780674736764
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - March 10th, 2015

With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans. Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe--descendants of a much earlier migration of the African genus Homo.


American Vandal: Mark Twain Abroad Cover Image
$25.16
ISBN: 9780674416697
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - March 10th, 2015

For a man who liked being called the American, Mark Twain spent a surprising amount of time outside the continental United States. Biographer Roy Morris, Jr., focuses on the dozen years Twain spent overseas and on the popular travel books--The Innocents Abroad, A Tramp Abroad, and Following the Equator--he wrote about his adventures.


Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism's Stealth Revolution (Zone / Near Futures) Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9781935408536
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Published: Zone Books - February 6th, 2015

Tracing neoliberalism's devastating erosions of democratic principles, practices, and cultures.


Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9781594205040
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - February 24th, 2015

"Measured, funny, and fascinating... If you need vitamins to survive (you do), you should read this book."Scientific American ("Food Matters")


Redeployment Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126829
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Books - February 24th, 2015

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction · Winner of the John Leonard First Book Prize · Selected as one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book ReviewTimeNewsweekThe Washington Post Book World, Amazon, and more 


China Dolls: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812982824
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.


The Enchanted: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062285515
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 24th, 2015

For the narrator locked inside an ancient prison, waiting for death, life is full of magic, from the golden horses that stampede underground to the tiny men who hammer away inside the stone walls.


The Sun and Other Stars Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781451667127
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 24th, 2015

From PEN/Hemingway award winner Brigid Pasulka, the "charming...refreshing tale" (The New York Times Book Review) of a widowed butcher and his son whose losses are transformed into love in a small town on the Italian Riviera.


The Quick: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812983432
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 24th, 2015

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SLATE • Includes an exclusive conversation between Lev Grossman and Lauren Owen

For fans of Anne Rice, The Historian, and The Night Circus, an astonishing debut, a novel of epic scope and suspense that conjures up all the magic and menace of Victorian London

 


The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel (Philip Marlowe Series) Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781250062123
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Published: Picador - February 24th, 2015

"SOMEWHERE RAYMOND CHANDLER IS SMILING . . . I LOVED THIS BOOK. IT WAS LIKE HAVING AN OLD FRIEND, ONE YOU ASSUMED WAS DEAD, WALK INTO THE ROOM."—Stephen King


The Marco Effect: A Department Q Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780147516626
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Published: Dutton - February 24th, 2015

A teenaged boy on the run propels Detective Carl Mørck into Department Q’s most sinister case yet in the fifth novel in Jussi Adler-Olsen's New York Times bestselling series.
 


Frog Music Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780316324670
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Back Bay Books - February 24th, 2015

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life


The Reckoning: A John Madden Mystery Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126942
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Published: Penguin Books - February 24th, 2015

Inspector John Madden—who debuted in the acclaimed River of Darkness—returns in a gripping post–World War II murder mystery. Rennie Airth's The Death of Kings is now available from Viking.


Shame and the Captives Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9781476734644
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria Books - February 24th, 2015

Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame.


The Possibilities Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781476725802
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 24th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants--a "funny, insightful, and unsentimental" (People, 4 stars) novel about a grieving mother and the shocking surprise that may help her reclaim her hold on life.


The Headmaster's Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781250062338
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Published: Picador - February 24th, 2015

"Part of a grand literary tradition . . . Greene's plot has the tight, relentless pacing of a fine detective novel . . . Deeply felt . . . and utterly absorbing."—The Washington Post


Some Other Town: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062348821
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 24th, 2015

Channeling the emotional intensity of Susan Minot and Amy Bloom—and infused with a witty, dream-like surrealism reminiscent of Margaret Atwood—this mesmerizing debut takes us inside the unsettling world of Margaret Lydia Benning, which turns upside down when she falls in love…and then unravels before our eyes.


Under a Silent Moon: A Novel (Briarstone #1) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062276049
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 24th, 2015

P. D. James meets E. L. James in Under a Silent Moon, this first novel in an exciting British crime series—a blend of literary suspense and page-turning thriller that introduces formidable Detective Chief Inspector Louisa Smith—from suspense talent Elizabeth Haynes, author of the bestselling Into the Darkest Corner.


Saints of the Shadow Bible (A Rebus Novel) Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316224574
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 24th, 2015

Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-year-old murder investigation resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the past


Invisible Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781455585038
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 24th, 2015

When FBI researcher Emmy Dockery finds a missing link between hundreds of unsolved cases, no one believes her . . . until the evidence is too compelling to ignore.


The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life into a Work of Art Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062270290
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Published: HarperOne - February 24th, 2015

The Most Important Work of Art Is the Life That We Create


The Confessions of Al Capone: A Novel Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780765331229
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Published: Forge Books - February 24th, 2015

1944: Al Capone is living with his family in Florida and suffering from advanced syphilis. J. Edgar Hoover orders FBI agent Peter Vasco to pose as a priest and get close to the infamous American gangster, so he can obtain information that might help the Bureau nab members of Capone's Chicago Outfit.


Textures of the Anthropocene: Grain Vapor Ray Cover Image
By Katrin Klingan (Editor), Ashkan Sepahvand (Editor), Christoph Rosol (Editor)
$51.95
ISBN: 9780262527415
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Mit Press - February 6th, 2015

Texts and textures: approaching an age of human-made nature through the particulate, the volatile, and the radiant.


The Allure of the Archives (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History) Cover Image
By Arlette Farge, Natalie Zemon Davis (Foreword by), Thomas Scott-Railton (Translated by)
$15.30
ISBN: 9780300198935
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Published: Yale University Press - February 24th, 2015

An exquisite appreciation of the distinctive rewards of historical research and a classic guide to the personal yet disciplined craft of discovery, now in its first English translation.

Arlette Farge’s Le Goût de l’archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic.


Minecraft: Blockopedia Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780545820110
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 24th, 2015

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the amazing blocks of Minecraft in this mega-oversized Blockopedia that comes in a ground-breaking new hexagonal format!

Presented in a ground-breaking format - a hexagonal book - Blockopedia contains everything you need to know to make the most of the blocks that make up the Minecraft world.


Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9781594747359
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Quirk Books - February 24th, 2015

Read the sequel to the New York Times #1 best-selling book.

Bonus features:
• Sneak preview of the third Peculiar Children novel
• Exclusive Q&A with Ransom Riggs
• Never-before-seen peculiar photography


Echo Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780439874021
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Press - February 24th, 2015

2016 Newbery Honor Book

New York Times Bestseller



An impassioned, uplifting, and virtuosic tour de force from a treasured storyteller!




Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica.


No Parking at the End Times Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062275417
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 24th, 2015

Abigail's parents believed the world was going to end. And—of course—it didn't. But they've lost everything anyway. And she must decide: does she still believe in them? Or is it time to believe in herself? Fans of Sara Zarr, David Levithan, and Rainbow Rowell will connect with this moving debut.


Tribute Edition: Out from Boneville (BONE #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780545800709
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Published: Graphix - February 24th, 2015

A special tribute edition of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling graphic novel that launched Scholastic's Graphix imprint. Includes 48 pages of bonus material!

In 2005, Scholastic launched Graphix, an imprint solely dedicated to publishing graphic novels for children and teens, with the publication of Jeff Smith's BONE in full color.


Dove Arising Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780451469014
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 24th, 2015

Fans of Ender's Game and The Maze Runner will love this smart sci-fi debut and its sequel, Dove Exiled
Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She's barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off the government's radar.


Welcome to the Jungle (The 8th Continent #2) Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781595147554
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Razorbill - February 24th, 2015

WHAT IF YOU BUILT A CONTINENT OF YOUR OWN? AND WHAT IF IT WAS ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH AUSTRALIA?


The Morgue and Me Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510006
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Speak - February 24th, 2015

“A throw-back style detective novel that readers of all stripes should pay attention to.” —Los Angeles Times 


Non-Random Acts of Kindness (The Life of Ty #2) Cover Image
By Lauren Myracle, Jed Henry (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780142423196
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Puffin Books - February 24th, 2015

 
Ty Perry’s second-grade life is crazier than ever.
 


Rhymoceros Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9781419715143
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Abrams Appleseed - March 3rd, 2015

In Janik Coat’s much-anticipated follow-up to Hippopposites, a blue rhinoceros unabashedly demonstrates 16 pairs of rhyming words. His ability to appear “stinky” and “inky,” or “caring” and “daring,” oftentimes lands him in compromising contexts. Fortunately, he doesn’t seem to mind.


Friends Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780399172069
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Philomel Books - February 24th, 2015

From the creator of the all-time classic VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR comes a sweetly resonant story about the power of friendship--now available for little hands


I Love You, Blankie Cover Image
By Sheryl Haft, Jane Massey (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780316283564
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: LB Kids - February 24th, 2015

A flowing sail, a hot air balloon, a fluffy cloud, a glowing moon... with a little imagination, a blankie can be anything!


Disney Junior Doc McStuffins: It's Checkup Time! Poster-A-Page Cover Image
By Disney
$10.36
ISBN: 9781618933775
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Disney/Time Inc. - February 24th, 2015

Make your own fun with Disney Junior's favorite characters and their friends in Disney Junior Doc McStuffins: It's Checkup Time Poster-A-Page book.


National Geographic Kids Fierce Animals Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books) Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9781426319013
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: National Geographic Children's Books - February 24th, 2015

An interactive book chock-full of cool, scary, freaky, outrageous, gross and fierce animals, this is the National Geographic Kids signature content in a sticker and activity book format. Packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more, kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun!


New Arrivals 2/17/15

New books on our shelves this week.

                               

Satin Island Cover Image
$19.20
ISBN: 9780307593955
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 17th, 2015

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize
From the author of Remainder and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes Satin Island, an unnerving novel that promises to give us the first and last word on the world--modern, postmodern, whatever world you think you are living in.


Welcome to Braggsville: A Novel Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062302120
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: William Morrow - February 17th, 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2015 BY THE WASHINGTON POSTTIMEMEN’S JOURNAL, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, KANSAS CITY STAR, BROOKLYN MAGAZINE, NPR, HUFFINGTON POST, THE DAILY BEAST, AND BUZZFEED


The Whites: A Novel Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780805093995
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 14th, 2015

By the co-writer of the HBO miniseries The Night Of

Richard Price's New York Times bestseller, The Whites, is an electrifying tale of a New York City police detective under siege-by an unsolved murder, by his own dark past, and by a violent stalker seeking revenge.


Doctor Death: A Madeleine Karno Mystery Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9781476731384
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria Books - February 17th, 2015

From the coauthor of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase, a "gripping plot" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) and captivating historical thriller.


A Touch of Stardust Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780385539043
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Doubleday Books - February 17th, 2015

From the New York Times bestsellingauthor of The Dressmaker comes a blockbuster novel that takes you behind the scenes of the filming of Gone with the Wind, while turning the spotlight on the passionate romance between its dashing leading man, Clark Gable, and the blithe, free-spirited actress Carole Lombard.


A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781101874271
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf - February 10th, 2015

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize 


The Country of Ice Cream Star Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062227096
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the aftermath of a devastating plague, a fearless young heroine embarks on a dangerous and surprising journey to save her world in this brilliantly inventive dystopian thriller, told in bold and fierce language, from a remarkable literary talent.

My name be Ice Cream Fifteen Star and this be the tale of how I bring the cure to all the Nighted States . . .


When the Doves Disappeared: A novel Cover Image
By Sofi Oksanen, Lola Rogers (Translated by)
$23.36
ISBN: 9780385350174
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf - February 10th, 2015

From the acclaimed author of Purge (“a stirring and humane work of art” —The New Republic) comes a riveting, chillingly relevant new novel of occupation, resistance, and collaboration in Eastern Europe.


Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780345531797
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Bantam - February 17th, 2015

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST HISTORICAL NOVEL NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR BY "THE SEATTLE TIMES
"


Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780465029648
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Basic Books - February 24th, 2015

"The publication of Creatures of a Day is reason to celebrate." --Steven Pinker


The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781608199631
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 14th, 2015

The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins.


Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool Cover Image
$20.40
ISBN: 9780307907578
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Pantheon Books - February 17th, 2015

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.


Believer: My Forty Years in Politics Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594205873
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Press - February 10th, 2015

New York Times Book Review
“A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."

A New York Times Bestseller


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780062316097
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper - February 10th, 2015

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

New York Times Bestseller

A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg


The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel Cover Image
By Matt Zoller Seitz, Anne Washburn (Introduction by), Wes Anderson (Contributions by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781419715716
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Abrams - February 10th, 2015

This companion to the New York Times bestselling book The Wes Anderson Collection takes readers behind the scenes of the Oscar®-winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel with a series of interviews between writer/director Wes Anderson and movie/television critic Matt Zoller Seitz.

Learn all about the film's conception, hear personal ane


The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781476749051
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria / 37 INK - February 10th, 2015

The “brilliantly wry” (Lena Dunham) and “lovably awkward” (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO’s Insecure.

In the bestselling tradition of Sloane Crosley’s I Was Told There’d Be Cake and Mindy Kaling’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a collection of humorous essays on what i


He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780804137478
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 17th, 2015

Soon to be a major motion picture, from Brad Pitt and Tony Kushner
A Washington Post Best Book of 2015
A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.


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The Room: A Novel Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780804139984
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Hogarth - February 17th, 2015

Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms.
 


The Serpent of Venice: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780061779770
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 17th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore channels William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe in The Serpent of Venice, a satiric Venetian gothic that brings back the Pocket of Dog Snogging, the eponymous hero of Fool, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff.


The Good Luck of Right Now: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062285614
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 10th, 2015

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere—an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love.


The Librarian Cover Image
By Mikhail Elizarov, Andrew Bromfield (Translated by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781782270270
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Pushkin Press - February 10th, 2015

If Ryu Murakami had written War and Peace


Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers (44 Scotland Street Series #9) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780804170000
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Anchor - February 17th, 2015

Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor.


Murder at Cape Three Points (A Darko Dawson Mystery #3) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616954833
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Soho Crime - February 17th, 2015

Accra’s hotshot Detective Inspector Darko Dawson returns to solve a complex mystery that will take him out of the city to the beautiful coasts of Ghana, where a grim double-murder seems to have larger political implications.


This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress (Edge Question Series) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062374349
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Perennial - February 17th, 2015

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world’s most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org’s 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress?


The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780307473349
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Anchor - February 17th, 2015

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.


Glitter and Glue: A Memoir Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780345532855
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Ballantine Books - February 17th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A memoir from the author of The Middle Place about mothers and daughters—a bond that can be nourishing, exasperating, and occasionally divine.
 


The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780374535001
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Published: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giro - February 14th, 2015

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month.


Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062218308
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.


Textastrophe: A Collection of Hilariously Catastrophic Text Pranks Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781250051400
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 17th, 2015

Once upon a time, prank phone calls were the best way to procrastinate, but in 2015, they're so passe. Instead, Matt Andrews has mastered the art of prank texting. What happens when you offer to barter two sub-sandwiches for a used motorcycle? Who do you call when you want to build a mysterious man cave in your basement?


Listen, Slowly Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062229182
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Published: HarperCollins - February 17th, 2015

This remarkable and bestselling novel from Thanhha Lai, author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning of family.


Red Queen Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062310637
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Published: HarperTeen - February 10th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling series!

Red Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard, is a sweeping tale of power, intrigue, and betrayal, perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.


Seeker Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780385744072
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Delacorte Press - February 10th, 2015

"Katniss and Tris would approve."--TeenVogue.com

The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. This is her legacy, and it is an honor.


Click, Clack, Peep! (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481424110
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 10th, 2015

Farmer Brown, oh-so-sleepy, has a new, adorable—and LOUD—duckling to deal with in this addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Boo!

There’s more trouble on the farm, but Duck has nothing to do with it, for once.


Insurgent Movie Tie-in Edition (Divergent Series #2) Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780062372857
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 17th, 2015

This unique edition of the second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series features cover artwork from the major motion picture of Insurgent starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Octavia Spencer.


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