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)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781419718182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Knopf - May 10th, 2016

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Another Brooklyn: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062359988
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amistad - August 9th, 2016

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Arizona Moon: A Novel of Vietnam Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781682470718
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: US Naval Institute Press - October 15th, 2016

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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476705903
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 3rd, 2017

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The Apostle Killer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612195797
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Melville House - September 20th, 2016

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Dark Matter: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781101904220
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Crown - July 26th, 2016

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Good People Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781925240955
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Text Publishing Company - September 13th, 2016

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Tetris: The Games People Play Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626723153
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: First Second - October 11th, 2016

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The Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399184512
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2016

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Under the Midnight Sun: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250105790
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - November 8th, 2016

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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616204624
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Algonquin Books - February 14th, 2017

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Human Acts: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101906729
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Hogarth - January 17th, 2017

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The Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812998603
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
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
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Spiegel & Grau - April 5th, 2016

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ISBN: 9780316300285
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Orbit - April 5th, 2016

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Once a Crooked Man: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250080455
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Minotaur Books - January 12th, 2016

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Shylock Is My Name Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780804141321
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Hogarth Press - February 9th, 2016

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Version Control Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307907592
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Pantheon Books - February 23rd, 2016

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Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429968
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
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: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101946824
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Knopf - February 9th, 2016

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Innocents and Others: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501122729
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Scribner - March 8th, 2016

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Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780767930529
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Anchor - May 1st, 2012

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The Unfinished World: And Other Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631490903
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Liveright - January 25th, 2016

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Women in Clothes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399166563
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Riverhead Books - September 4th, 2014

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Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594487101
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2016

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374106683
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - April 5th, 2016

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Every Anxious Wave: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250067494
Availability: Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 9th, 2016

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The Winged Histories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781618731142
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Small Beer Press - March 1st, 2016

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

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The Case Against Satan Cover Image
By Ray Russell, Laird Barron (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143107279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - October 13th, 2015

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The Mountain Shadow Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780802124456
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2015

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The Years Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780156997010
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books -

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The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780770436438
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Hogarth - October 6th, 2015

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A Midsummer's Equation: A Detective Galileo Mystery (Detective Galileo Series #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250027924
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Minotaur Books - February 23rd, 2016

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

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The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393241921
Availability: Out of Print
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2016

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Sleeping Giants (The Themis Files #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101886694
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Del Rey - April 26th, 2016

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The Crimson Skew (The Mapmakers Trilogy #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670785049
Availability: Not available to order
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2016