STAFF PICKS

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The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Ice-T (Foreword by), Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419718182
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2015

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Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780307961761
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 10th, 2016

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Another Brooklyn Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062359988
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Published: Amistad Press - August 9th, 2016

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Arizona Moon: A Novel of Vietnam Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781682470718
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - October 15th, 2016

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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918 Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476705903
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 3rd, 2017

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The Apostle Killer Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781612195797
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Published: Melville House Publishing - September 20th, 2016

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Dark Matter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781101904220
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - July 26th, 2016

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Good People Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781925240955
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Published: Text Publishing Company - September 13th, 2016

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Tetris: The Games People Play Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626723153
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Published: First Second - October 11th, 2016

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The Mothers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399184512
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2016

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Under the Midnight Sun Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250105790
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 8th, 2016

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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616204624
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 14th, 2017

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Human Acts Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781101906729
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Published: Hogarth Press - January 17th, 2017

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The Girls Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812998603
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Published: Random House - June 14th, 2016

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Kill 'em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812993509
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - April 5th, 2016

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Fellside Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316300285
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Published: Orbit - April 5th, 2016

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Once a Crooked Man Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250080455
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 12th, 2016

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Shylock Is My Name Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780804141321
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Published: Hogarth Press - February 9th, 2016

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Version Control Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780307907592
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pantheon Books - February 23rd, 2016

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Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429968
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Published: Viking - April 5th, 2016

"This book is as awesome as every other Bill Bryson book I've read (and I've read all of them). Coming back from his recent hits Home and The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, he returns to the travelogue, in this case describing his experiences traveling around England to every place he and his wife ever lived. Part of it is stereotypical hilarious Bryson commentary on foolish things and part of it is his nostalgic look back to when he first came to Britain almost 40 years ago. I enjoyed The Road to Little Dribbling just as much as every other Bill Bryson book I've ever read. He's still hilarious. Things might have changed around him, but Bryson hasn't changed. He's still awesome." 


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Arcadia Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101946824
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 9th, 2016

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Innocents and Others Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501122729
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Published: Scribner Book Company - March 8th, 2016

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Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780767930529
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Published: Anchor Books - May 1st, 2012

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The Unfinished World: And Other Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631490903
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - January 25th, 2016

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Women in Clothes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399166563
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Published: Blue Rider Press - September 4th, 2014

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Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594487101
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2016

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374106683
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - April 5th, 2016

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Every Anxious Wave Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250067494
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 9th, 2016

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The Winged Histories Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781618731142
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Published: Small Beer Press - March 2016

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My Life on the Road Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780679456209
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Published: Random House - October 27th, 2015

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The Case Against Satan Cover Image
By Ray Russell, Laird Barron (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143107279
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Published: Penguin Books - October 13th, 2015

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The Mountain Shadow Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780802124456
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2015

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The Years Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780156997010
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Published: Mariner Books -

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The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780770436438
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Published: Hogarth Press - October 6th, 2015

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A Midsummer's Equation: A Detective Galileo Mystery Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250027924
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Published: Minotaur Books - February 23rd, 2016

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399184413
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 1st, 2016

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The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393241921
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 5th, 2015

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The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501104251
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 5th, 2016

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Sleeping Giants Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101886694
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Published: Del Rey Books - April 26th, 2016

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The Crimson Skew Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670785049
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2016