Our Holiday Gift Guide

 

Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh—beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half—returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays.


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Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)


Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama
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A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK
 


A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541675070
Availability: Backordered
Published: Basic Books - October 20th, 2020

From a New York Times-bestselling historian comes the story of how the alphabet ordered our world.


The Selected Works of Audre Lorde Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay (Editor), Roxane Gay (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324004615
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

A definitive selection of Audre Lorde’s "intelligent, fierce, powerful, sensual, provocative, indelible" (Roxane Gay) prose and poetry, for a new generation of readers.


Black Futures Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399181139
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Published: One World - December 1st, 2020

An archive of collective memory and exuberant testimony
A luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting present
An infinite geography of possible futures

What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?


The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594487330
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
 
An O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF 2020
 
LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE

“Sublime short stories of race, grief, and belonging…an extraordinary new collection…”The New Yorker
 


Earthlings Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802157003
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Published: Grove Press - October 6th, 2020

From the beloved author of cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than one million copies worldwide and has been translated into thirty-three languages, comes a spellbinding and otherworldly novel about a woman who believes she is an alien

Sayaka Murata's Convenience Store Woman was one of the most unusual and refreshing bestsellers of recent years


A Girl is A Body of Water Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781951142049
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Published: Tin House Books - September 1st, 2020

A Best Book of the Year pick at TIME, The Washington Post, and O, the Oprah Magazine

 "Makumbi’s prose is irresistible and poignant, with remarkable wit, heart and charm—poetic and nuanced, brilliant and sly, openhearted and cunning, balancing discordant truths in wise ruminations." —The New York Times Book Review


Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
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Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.

What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color, instead of by actual accomplishments?


Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250155931
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 1st, 2020

One of O Magazine's Best Books of Fall 2020
Newsweek’s “Must-Read Fall Nonfiction”
A Publishers Weekly Top 10 books for Politics & Current Events


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Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501160837
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Published: Atria Books - September 8th, 2020

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

A People Book of the Week, Book of the Month Club selection, and Best of Fall in Good Housekeeping, PopSugar, The Washington Post, New York Post, Shondaland, CNN, and more!

[A] quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it&rsqu


The Chicken Sisters Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593085141
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 1st, 2020

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

Three generations. Two chicken shacks. One recipe for disaster.


Let's Talk about Your Wall: Mexican Writers Respond to the Immigration Crisis Cover Image
By Carmen Boullosa (Editor), Alberto Quintero (Editor)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781620976180
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Published: New Press - October 27th, 2020

Major writers from Mexico weigh in on U.S. immigration policy, from harrowing migrant journeys to immigrant detention to the life beyond the wall

Despite the extensive coverage in the U.S. media of the southern border and Donald Trump's proposed wall, most English speakers have had little access to the multitude of perspectives from Mexico on the ongoing crisis.


Polar Vortex Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781617758621
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Published: Akashic Books - September 15th, 2020

A novel reminiscent of the works of Herman Koch and Rachel Cusk, in which a lesbian couple attempts to escape the secrets of their pasts.

Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize


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Bestiary: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593132586
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Published: One World - September 29th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE • Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family’s queer desires, violent impulses, and buried secrets.


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Desert Oracle: Volume 1: Strange True Tales from the American Southwest Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374139681
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Published: MCD - December 8th, 2020

The cult-y pocket-size field guide to the strange and intriguing secrets of the Mojave—its myths and legends, outcasts and oddballs, flora, fauna, and UFOs—becomes the definitive, oracular book of the desert


Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984821188
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 8th, 2020

A powerful, poetic memoir about what it means to exist as an Indigenous woman in America, told in snapshots of the author’s encounters with gun violence.

“Essential . . . We need more voices like Toni Jensen’s, more books like Carry.”—Tommy Orange, New York Times bestselling author of There There 


Impact: A Step-by-Step Plan to Create the World You Want to Live In Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541756786
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Published: PublicAffairs - November 17th, 2020

If you've ever felt too overwhelmed to make a difference, or just unsure of how to apply your unique skills to a bigger purpose, this book is ready to unlock your potential.


She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982157289
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Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

The National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Heartland focuses her laser-sharp insights on a working-class icon and one of the most unifying figures in American culture: Dolly Parton.

Growing up amid Kansas wheat fields and airplane factories, Sarah Smarsh witnessed firsthand the particular vulnerabilities—and strengths—of women


This Isn't Happening: Radiohead's
$27.00
ISBN: 9780306845680
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Published: Hachette Books - September 29th, 2020

THE MAKING AND MEANING OF RADIOHEAD'S GROUNDBREAKING, CONTROVERSIAL, EPOCHDEFINING ALBUM, KID A.


Is This Anything? Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982112691
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.

Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything.


Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781523091300
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - September 15th, 2020

This is the first book to define and explore Black fatigue, the intergenerational impact of systemic racism on the physical and psychological health of Black people--and explain why and how society needs to collectively do more to combat its pernicious effects.


Discovering the True Self: Kodo Sawaki's Art of Zen Meditation Cover Image
By Kodo Sawaki, Arthur Braverman (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640093775
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 20th, 2020

These profound Zen Buddhism teachings explained in ordinary language from one of the most respected Zen masters of the 20th century are "an essential resource for those interested in Zen meditation" (Publishers Weekly).

"You can't see your true Self. But] you can become it. Becoming your true Self is zazen."


The Best of Me Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316628242
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 3rd, 2020

David Sedaris’s best stories and essays, spanning his remarkable career—as selected by the author himself, and including a new essay

For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris has been carving out a unique literary space, virtually creating his own genre. A Sedaris story may seem confessional, but is also highly attuned to the world outside.


Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming It for the Better) Cover Image
By Lindo Bacon, Ijeoma Oluo (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781950665341
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Published: Benbella Books - November 10th, 2020

"Belonging has been a formative struggle for me. Like most people with marginalized identities, my experience has taught me that it's hard to be yourself and feel like you belong in a culture that is hostile to your existence. That's why my body of work as a scientist, author, professor, speaker, and advocate for body liberation always comes back to the impact of belonging or not belonging.


Two Dollar Radio Guide to Vegan Cooking: Recipes, Stories Behind the Recipes, and Inspiration for Vegan Cheffing Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781937512958
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - September 7th, 2020

Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Travels in Italy: A Cookbook Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984823595
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Published: Clarkson Potter - September 15th, 2020

Mimi explores the beautiful coasts and countrysides of Italy in this lavishly photographed cookbook featuring simple, authentic recipes inspired by the country's devoted producers and rich food heritage. 

“A tribute to the home cooking of real families across the country.”—The Wall Street Journal


Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399581755
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of Plenty teams up with Ottolenghi Test Kitchen’s Ixta Belfrage to reveal how flavor is created and amplified through 100+ super-delicious, plant-based recipes.

“Bold, innovative recipes . . . make this book truly thrilling.”—The New York Times


Xi'an Famous Foods: The Cuisine of Western China, from New York's Favorite Noodle Shop Cover Image
By Jason Wang, Jessica Chou (Text by), Jenny Huang (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419747526
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Published: Abrams - October 13th, 2020

The long-awaited cookbook from an iconic New York restaurant, revealing never-before-published recipes

AN EATER BEST COOKBOOK OF FALL 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BEST COOKBOOK OF FALL 2020
BALTIMORE SUN BEST COOKBOOK OF FALL 2020
ROBB REPORT BEST COOKBOOK OF FALL 2020
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Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780804187060
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 6th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America’s favorite home cook!


Happy Llamakkah! Cover Image
By Laura Gehl, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419743146
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 13th, 2020

Celebrate Hanukkah with the Llama family in this joyful, rhyming picture book
 
Follow along with the Llama family’s Hanukkah traditions as they light their menorah, spin the dreidel, fry latkes, and more. Laura Gehl’s lively rhyming text and Lydia Nichols’s vibrant illustrations make for a festive read.


I'm a Reindeer (Little Golden Book) Cover Image
By Mallory Loehr, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593125618
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Published: Golden Books - September 8th, 2020

From the author and illustrator of I'M A UNICORN and I'M A NARWHAL comes a Little Golden Book all about an adorable reindeer!

I'm a deer. But not just any deer--I'm a reindeer!
Reindeer are strong as soon as they are born. I could run before I was two hours old!


All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Cover Image
By Emily Jenkins, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399554193
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 11th, 2018

The beloved characters from Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family return in this heartwarming picture book from a critically adored team--perfect for Hanukkah gift-giving!

"Share this joyous holiday tale of a Jewish immigrant family all year long." -- Kirkus Review, starred review


Silent Night Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316496605
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Published: LB Kids - October 13th, 2020

A joyfully illustrated board book by Caldecott Honoree Grace Lin, based on the popular Christmas carol!


Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781948703260
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Published: America's Test Kitchen Kids - September 1st, 2020

This humorous and heart-warming story from the creators of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs celebrates the love of cooking and helps children overcome their fear of trying new foods and includes an ATK recipe for the perfect pie.