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We have a limited supply of the following books autographed by the author. Please note that these books do move fast, so even if you see quantity on hand, you'll want to check by phone or email before coming into the store for them. When placing an order, please indicate that you are requesting a signed copy. 

Rusty Brown (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780375424328
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Published: Pantheon - September 24th, 2019

*** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR ***

A major graphic novel event more than 18 years in progress: part one of the ongoing bifurcated masterwork from the brilliant and beloved author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories.


Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the New England Frontier (Early American Places #9) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781479832125
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Published: New York University Press - April 23rd, 2019

A fascinating history of a contested frontier, where struggles over landownership brought Native Americans and English colonists together in surprising ways to preserve Indigenous territory.


Blood Heir Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780525707790
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 19th, 2019

This hot debut, perfect for fans of Shadow and Bone and An Ember in the Ashes, is the first book in an epic new series about a princess hiding a dark secret and the con man she must trust to clear her name for her father's murder.
 


$24.99
SKU: 9780578506692

The Confession Club: A Novel Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781984855176
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Published: Random House - November 19th, 2019

USA TODAY BESTSELLER • An uplifting novel about friendship, surprising revelations, and a second chance at love, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Truluv.


Shazam!: The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal Cover Image
By Chip Kidd, Geoff Spear (By (photographer))
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419737473
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 5th, 2019

Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
By Alex Ross, Chip Kidd, J. J. Abrams (Introduction by)
$39.99
ISBN: 9781101871973
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Published: Pantheon - October 2nd, 2018

FROM THE TEAM THAT BROUGHT YOU THE EISNER-AWARD WINNING MYTHOLOGY: THE DC COMICS ART OF ALEX ROSS
 


Shine! Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781524717667
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

"Inspirational, commonsensical, and a whole lot of fun." --James Patterson


Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781368039932
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 15th, 2019

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.


To the Land of Long Lost Friends: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (20) (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #20) Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781524747824
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Published: Pantheon - October 22nd, 2019

In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always a tricky proposition—even for Botswana's premier female detective.


The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781608468959
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Published: Haymarket Books - March 19th, 2019

With his colleagues at the People's Law Office (PLO), Taylor has argued landmark civil rights cases that have exposed corruption and cover-ups within the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and throughout the city's corrupt political machine.


The Truth About Magic: Poems Cover Image
By Atticus
$14.39
ISBN: 9781250232816
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 10th, 2019

The instant New York Times bestseller from the mysterious and romantic poet Atticus, Instagram sensation and author of Love Her Wild and the Dark Between Stars


The Beautiful Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781524738174
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019

Instant New York Times and Indie Bestseller!

New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires hide in plain sight.


Just In Case You Want to Fly Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780823443444
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Published: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019

A perfect book to share with the little ones you love, from bestselling author Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson, Caldecott Honoree and author-illustrator of Another.

just in case you want to fly
here's some wind
and here's the sky


Bad Axe County: A Novel (A Bad Axe County Mystery #1) Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781982110703
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Published: Atria Books - July 9th, 2019

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Books of 2019

Dennis Lehane meets Megan Miranda in this tense, atmospheric thriller about the first female sheriff in rural Bad Axe County, Wisconsin, as she searches for a missing girl, battles local drug dealers, and seeks the truth about the death of her parents twenty years ago—all as a winter storm rages in her embattled commun


The Gift Inside the Box Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781984815460
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Published: Dial Books - October 1st, 2019

Adam Grant, the bestselling author of Give and Take, teams with his wife, Allison, to share the lighthearted tale of a gift in search of a giver--a classic in the making and the perfect conversation starter about thoughtfulness.


Imaginary Friend Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781538731338
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 1st, 2019

Instant New York Times Bestseller


One of Fall 2019's Best Books (People, EW, Lithub, Vox, Washington Post, and more)

A young boy is haunted by a voice in his head in this acclaimed epic of literary horror from the author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower.


The Fountains of Silence Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399160318
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Published: Philomel Books - October 1st, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.


A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness #1) Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780316187169
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Published: Orbit - September 17th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie comes the first book in a new blockbuster fantasy trilogy where the age of the machine dawns, but the age of magic refuses to die.

The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever.


The Tale of the Tiger Slippers Cover Image
By Jan Brett (Illustrator), Jan Brett
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399170744
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Jan Brett reimagines a powerful Middle Eastern folk tale that celebrates hard work and appreciating your roots.


Frankly in Love Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781984812209
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

An Instant New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller!

Two friends. One fake dating scheme. What could possibly go wrong?


Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper #4) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780316485548
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Published: jimmy patterson - September 10th, 2019


In the shocking finale to the bestselling series that began with Stalking Jack the Ripper, Audrey Rose and Thomas are on the hunt for the depraved, elusive killer known as the White City Devil. A deadly game of cat-and-mouse has them fighting to stay one step ahead of the brilliant serial killer---or see their fateful romance cut short by unspeakable tragedy.


Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780425290439
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Published: Kokila - September 3rd, 2019

From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk comes the story of four kids who form an alternative Scout troop that shakes up their sleepy Florida town.

"Writing with wry restraint that's reminiscent of Kate DiCamillo... a beautiful tale." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review!)


Inland: A Novel Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780812992861
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Published: Random House - August 13th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife returns with “a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey across the American West” (Entertainment Weekly).


Bloodstone Cowboy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781642591521
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Published: Haymarket Books - August 20th, 2019

Kara Jackson's Bloodstone Cowboy is a reclamation of her lineage, an affirmation of self, and a declaration of her right to contain multitudes. These poems from the 2019 National Youth Poet Laureate complicate the definition of womanhood, troubling what it means to live in a body and love it.


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The Most Fun We Ever Had: A Novel Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780385544252
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Published: Doubleday - June 25th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Ambitious and brilliantly written."--Jane Smiley, The Washington Post

"Outstanding...[the] literary love child of Jonathan Franzen and Anne Tyler."--The Guardian


Monument: Poems New and Selected Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781328507846
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 6th, 2018

Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry

“[Trethewey’s poems] dig beneath the surface of history—personal or communal, from childhood or from a century ago—to explore the human struggles that we all face.” —James H.


Thrall: Poems Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9780544586208
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Published: Mariner Books - September 22nd, 2015

19th Poet Laureate of the United States
 
“A powerful, beautifully crafted book.”—The Washington Post

“Ripe with the perfidies and paradoxes of thralldom both personal and public, it is utterly elegant.”—Elle 

 
Charting the intersections of public and personal history, <


Native Guard Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780618872657
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Published: Mariner Books - April 3rd, 2007

Through elegiac verse that honors her mother and tells of her own fraught childhood, Natasha Trethewey confronts the racial legacy of her native Deep South -- where one of the first black regiments, the Louisiana Native Guards, was called into service during the Civil War.


Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago (Chicago Visions and Revisions) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780226619019
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 16th, 2019

“Chicago is a tale of two cities,” headlines declare. This narrative has been gaining steam alongside reports of growing economic divisions and diverging outlooks on the future of the city. Yet to keen observers of the Second City, this is nothing new.


We Are Mayhem: A Black Star Renegades Novel Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781250117854
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 9th, 2019

The second entry in the Star Wars-inspired series that Nerdist calls "the next big thing."


Desperate Paths Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9781542040334
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - March 19th, 2019

In Eden, the truth can have deadly consequences.

Brooklyn Anderson knows it looks bad. She was found wiping down a gun. Her father now dead. His blood on her hands. The incomprehensible nightmare has started.


SHOUT Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780670012107
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!


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Northwood: A Novella Cover Image
$15.16
ISBN: 9781948226011
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - November 6th, 2018

"Artfully explores themes of pain, desire, and the meeting place of the two, for a surreal, fairytale-esque accounting of what happens when we go to the darkest places within ourselves, and within others." --NYLON

Part fairy tale, part horror story, Northwood is a genre-breaking novella told in short, brilliant, beautifully strange passages.


Rag: Stories Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780374246235
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Published: FSG Originals - February 12th, 2019

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. One of Library Journal's Best Short Story Collections of 2019. One of Vol. 1 Brooklyn and Tor.com's Books to Read in February.


The City in the Middle of the Night Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780765379962
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Published: Tor Books - February 12th, 2019

*The Verge's Science Fiction and Fantasy Book We're Looking Forward to in 2019
*AV Club's 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Book Riot's Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Kirkus' 30 Speculative Fiction Books You Should Read in February 2019
*Bookish's Winter's Must-Read Sci-fi & Fantasy


To Night Owl From Dogfish Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525553236
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Published: Dial Books - February 12th, 2019

From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about friendship and family, told entirely in emails and letters.


Hardly Children: Stories Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780374167899
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Published: FSG Originals - November 20th, 2018

Named a Fall Pick by Boston Globe, ELLE, Library Journal and MyDomain

An eerie debut collection featuring missing parents, unrequited love, and other uncomfortable moments


Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780316421829
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018

From Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, comes a potent commentary on the Presidency--and our country.


Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition) Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780375845598
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY • THE WALL STREET JOURNAL


Spirit Sister, I Sing Your Song Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780996695107
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Published: Pagebreak Press of Chicago - October 4th, 2015

Becca, almost 13, lives in her imagination, her escape from being class nerd. She's unaware that she possesses the spirit and relics of a revered healer of the Akwanakai, a Great Lakes area tribe. She is kidnapped and brought back 350 years by an evil shaman. Wanaga craves both the power within Becca and revenge against the woman who spurned him.


The Day I Died: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062560292
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 11th, 2017

From the award-winning author of Little Pretty Things comes this gripping, unforgettable tale of a mother's desperate search for a lost boy.


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Monograph by Chris Ware Cover Image
By Chris Ware, Ira Glass (Preface by), Francoise Mouly (Introduction by), Art Spiegelman (Introduction by)
$47.99
ISBN: 9780847860883
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Published: Rizzoli - October 17th, 2017

We have exclusive, signed, double-sided errata slips which Chris Ware had printed for The Book Table to distribute with purchase. Click links below to see the slip.

Side 1 

Side 2


Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi's Path to Palestinian Solidarity Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781682570654
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Published: Just World Books - May 15th, 2017

Wrestling in the Daylight is an insightful conversation on Zionism initiated by Rabbi Brant Rosen, a prominent Jewish activist from Chicago, on his social-justice blog Shalom Rav. After Israel’s brutal military attack on Gaza in 2008-2009, Rosen began to question his lifelong Zionist beliefs.


Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780399573323
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 14th, 2017

“Barbara Bradley Hagerty is a wise and engaging guide through the possibilities…of middle age.” Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive

A dynamic and inspiring exploration of the new science that is redrawing the future for people in their forties, fifties, and sixties for the better—and for good.


I am George Washington (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780525428480
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Published: Dial Books - September 6th, 2016

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. Learn all about George Washington, America’s first president.
 


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The Unnamed Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316034005
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 14th, 2010

Tim Farnsworth walks. He walks out of meetings and out of bed. He walks in sweltering heat and numbing cold. He will walk without stopping until he falls asleep, wherever he is. This curious affliction has baffled medical experts around the globe--and come perilously close to ruining what should be a happy life.


Then We Came to the End: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316016391
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 26th, 2008

The National Book Award finalist and debut novel by the bestselling author of The Dinner Party: "A readymade classic of the office-novel genre. . . .