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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

A major graphic novel event more than 16 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.


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

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.


Stretchy McHandsome Cover Image
By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803741218
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Published: Dial Books - October 8th, 2019

A handsome and totally fetching street cat with a penchant for trouble stars in the new picture book by Judy Schachner, creator of the inimitable, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones


Horror Stories: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780525511984
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Published: Random House - October 8th, 2019

The two-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville traces her life and career in a genre-bending memoir in stories about the pivotal moments that haunt her.


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

Everything you might need to fly . . . or sing . . . or laugh. Just in case.

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


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


The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


A Tale of Magic... Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780316523479
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

A new series set in the Land of Stories universe from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, Chris Colfer, perfect for new and old fans!


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.


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

Instant New York Times Bestseller


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.


Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"An exquisite tale of family legacy….The power and poetry of Woodson’s writing conjures up Toni Morrison." – People

 


Degrees of Difficulty Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781944388744
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Published: Fomite - October 1st, 2019

Love is the foundation of family, but at what cost? After Ben Novotny is born with a rare chromosomal disorder that produces profound mental disability and brain-racking seizures, his parents, Caroline and Perry, and their two other children are asked to give more than they have. When Ben is an infant, the care and the fear are constant.


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.


Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780316478526
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, reinvents the audiobook in this immersive production of TALKING TO STRANGERS, a powerful examination of our interactions with people we don't know.


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.


How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 


American Royals Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781984830173
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

New York Times Bestseller

What if America had a royal family? If you can't get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We!


Two princesses vying for the ultimate crown.


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 of the value of friendship against unconquerable odds." --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


Big Sky (Jackson Brodie #5) Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780316523097
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 25th, 2019

Iconoclastic detective Jackson Brodie returns in a triumphant new novel about secrets, sex, and lies


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.


Park Avenue Summer Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101991145
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Published: Berkley - April 30th, 2019

“‘Mad Men meets The Devil Wears Prada,’ which might as well be saying ‘put me in your cart immediately.’”—PopSugar
 


Hair Love Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."
     - Jordan Peele, Actor & Filmmaker


Shouting at the Rain Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780399175152
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 7th, 2019

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree comes a compelling story about perspective and learning to love the family you have.


108 Stitches: Loose Threads, Ripping Yarns, and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781250184382
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 2nd, 2019

New York Times Bestseller

This is New York Times bestselling author and Emmy-nominated broadcaster Ron Darling's 108 baseball anecdotes that connect America’s game to the men who played it.


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."


Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780525558132
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Published: Viking - April 2nd, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Valerie has been one of Barack and my closest confidantes for decades... the world would feel a lot better if there were more people like Valerie blazing the trail for the rest of us."--Michelle Obama


The Parade: A novel Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9780525655305
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Published: Knopf - March 19th, 2019

From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful story of two foreigners' role in a nation's fragile peace.


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.


An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780385538800
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Published: Nan A. Talese - March 5th, 2019

From the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.


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 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.


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The Current: A Novel Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9781616206772
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 22nd, 2019

"A first-rate thriller . . . Past and present merge in The Current, Tim Johnston's atmospheric, exquisitely suspenseful novel of two murders separated by ten years." 
The Washington Post

“Gripping . .


Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780316505116
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Published: Hachette Books - January 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.


Two Can Keep a Secret Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781524714727
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 8th, 2019

"When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own. Fresh off her best-selling breakout One of Us Is Lying . . . the author has returned with a juicy second novel. It's even better than what came before." --EW

The New York Times bestselling "must-read YA thriller" (Bustle) from the author of One of Us Is Lying!


My Heart Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780735227934
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2019

From the author-illustrator of The Book of Mistakes comes a gorgeous picture book about caring for your own heart and living with kindness and empathy.

My heart is a window. My heart is a slide. My heart can be closed...or opened up wide.


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.


Pulse: A Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062443038
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Published: Ecco - October 23rd, 2018

“Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. . .  It's a story to get lost in.” —Stephen King

“Harvey’s lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one . . . his best yet by far.  Superb!”
   — Lee Child


Dark Sacred Night (A Ballard and Bosch Novel) Cover Image
$23.20
ISBN: 9780316484800
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 30th, 2018

Harry Bosch teams up with LAPD Detective Renée Ballard to face the unsolved murder of a runaway, and the fight to bring a killer to justice.


Annie Leibovitz at Work Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780714878294
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 5th, 2018

Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made


The Snowy Nap Cover Image
By Jan Brett (Illustrator), Jan Brett
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399170737
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

When winter comes, Hedgie tries to stay awake so he doesn't miss out on all the fun his friends are having.


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


Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780399549045
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.


Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780525514367
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Published: Philomel Books - October 2nd, 2018

For the youngest activists among us, a book geared just for them full of facts, stories, and tips on how to change the world, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chelsea Clinton.

What can I do to help save endangered animals? How can I eat healthy? Why do I need to cover my mouth when I cough? What do I do if I'm being bullied?


The Wall in the Middle of the Book Cover Image
By Jon Agee, Jon Agee (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525555452
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Published: Dial Books - October 2nd, 2018

A foolish knight is certain that his side of the wall is the safe side in this clever, amusingly meta picture book by the acclaimed creator of It's Only Stanley


The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780525577942
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 25th, 2018

Don't miss this monster of a New York Times bestseller, a stunning and dark reimagining of Frankenstein that internationally bestselling author Stephanie Garber raves is "exquisitely disturbing."


Kate Cover Image
By Mario Sorrenti (By (photographer))
$79.99
ISBN: 9780714876801
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 4th, 2018

Intimate, never-before-published photographs taken just before Kate Moss's rise to fame, in one elegant volume


A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A Caldecott Honor Book!

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin

Pat, pat, pat...

Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


Smiley's Dream Book: From the creator of BONE Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780545674775
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 31st, 2018

On a beautiful sunny day, happy-go-lucky Smiley Bone is walking through the woods when he begins to count some friendly birds. The birds sing and climb so high that Smiley must find a fantastical way to keep up with them!

With lively drawings and expressive word balloons, Jeff Smith has created a one-of-a-kind picture book that will delight the youngest readers.


There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780385265560
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Published: Anchor - January 5th, 1992

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.


Vader’s Little Princess: (Star Wars Kids Book, Star Wars Children’s Book, Geek Dad Books) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781452118697
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 23rd, 2013

Darth Vader is learning that being a Sith lord and dedicated father to Princess Leia isn't quite so easy...


Goodnight Darth Vader (Star Wars Comics for Parents, Darth Vader Comic for Star Wars Kids) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781452128306
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 22nd, 2014

It's time for a Star Wars bedtime story in a galaxy far, far away, and Darth Vader's parenting skills are tested anew in this delightful follow-up to the breakout New York Times Star Wars books bestsellers Darth Vader™ and Son and Vader's™ Little Princess.


Hello Lighthouse Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780316362382
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

Winner of the 2019 Caldecott Medal

A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!


Adjustment Day Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780393652598
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018

People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.


The Hundred-Year House: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143127444
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Published: Penguin Books - May 26th, 2015

From the acclaimed author of The Great Believers, an original, mordantly witty novel about the secrets of an old-money family and their turn-of-the-century estate, Laurelfield.


I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781451647860
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Published: Scribner - 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!

This is the untold story of living legend Mavis Staples—lead singer of t


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.

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Turtles All the Way Down (Signed Edition) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555384
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

This is a signed edition. Limited quantities available. 

A wrenching and revelatory novel. – The New York Times


Zeitoun Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780307387943
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Published: Vintage - June 15th, 2010

National Bestseller 

The true story of one family, caught between America’s two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina.
 


This Bridge Will Not Be Gray Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Tucker Nichols (Illustrator)
$15.96
ISBN: 9781940450476
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Published: McSweeney's - November 10th, 2015

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Picture Books of 2015.

The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world. It is also, not entirely coincidentally, the world's first bright-orange bridge. But it wasn't supposed to be that way.


Coco: Miguel and the Grand Harmony Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Ana Ramírez (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781484781494
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Published: Disney Press - October 10th, 2017

This jacketed picture book pairs Newbery Winner Matt de la Peña and Pixar artist Ana Ramírez with the celebrated Pixar Studios film, Coco.


I'm Fine...And Other Lies Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780735212602
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 3rd, 2017

“Whitney Cummings has written a book about being, well, not fine—and what to do when you find yourself with brutal anxiety and a co-dependency disorder; all in her trademark wit, humor, and honesty. This book, however, is fine as hell.”—Sophia Amoruso, author of #Girlboss


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

No one knows us quite the same way as the men and women who sit beside us in department meetings and crowd the office refrigerator with their labeled yogurts.  Every office is a family of sorts, and the ad agency Joshua Ferris brilliantly depicts in his debut novel is family at its strangest and best, coping with a business downturn in the time-honored way: through gossip, pranks, and increasingly