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  • Wait for Me!

    Memoirs

    by Charlotte Mosley and 1 more

    Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, is the youngest of the famously witty brood of six daughters and one son that included the writers Jessica and Nancy, who wrote, when Deborah was born, "How disgusting of the poor darling to go and be a girl." Deborah's effervescent memoir Wait for Me! chronicles her remarkable life, from an eccentric but happy childhood roaming the Oxfordshire countryside, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Uncommon Reader

    A Novella

    by Alan Bennett

    From one of England's most celebrated writers, a funny and superbly observed novella about the Queen of England and the subversive power of readingWhen her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovering the joy of reading widely (from J. R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Echo Maker

    A Novel

    by Richard Powers

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDFrom the Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of The Overstory, a powerful novel about family and loss“Wise and elegant . . . The mysteries unfold so organically and stealthily that you are unaware of his machinations until they come to stunning fruition . . . Powers accomplishes something magnificent.”—Colson Whitehead, The New York Times Book Review<p... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Ramp Hollow

    The Ordeal of Appalachia

    by Steven Stoll

    How the United States underdeveloped AppalachiaAppalachia—among the most storied and yet least understood regions in America—has long been associated with poverty and backwardness. But how did this image arise and what exactly does it mean? In Ramp Hollow, Steven Stoll launches an original investigation into the history of Appalachia and its place in U.S. history, with a special emphasis on how ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Low Life

    Lures and Snares of Old New York

    by Luc Sante

    Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity. This is not the familiar saga of mansions, avenues, and robber barons, but the messy, turbulent, often murderous story of the city's slums; the teeming streets--scene of innumerable cons and crimes whose cramped and overcrowded housing is still a prominent feature of the cityscape ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Nobody Is Ever Missing

    A Novel

    by Catherine Lacey

    In the spirit of Haruki Murakami and Amelia Gray, Catherine Lacey's Nobody Is Ever Missing is full of mordant humor and uncanny insights, as Elyria waffles between obsession and numbness in the face of love, loss, danger, and self-knowledge.Without telling her family, Elyria takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. As her husband ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China

    A History

    by David J. Silbey

    The year is 1900, and Western empires—both old and new—are locked in regional entanglements across the globe. The British are losing a bitter war against the Boers while the German kaiser is busy building a vast new navy. The United States is struggling to put down an insurgency in the South Pacific while the upstart imperialist Japan begins to make clear to neighboring Russia its territorial ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love

    by Maurene Goo

    A Seventeen.com Best YA Books of 2017A Publishers Weekly's Best YA Book of 2017A New York Public Library Notable Best Book for Teens 2017A 2018 CCBC Choices Book"Hilarious." —Publishers Weekly, starred review"Powerful messages of inclusion and acceptance.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewDesi Lee believes anythi... ... Read more

    $6.71 USD

  • One of Us

    The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway

    by Åsne Seierstad and 1 more

    A harrowing and thorough account of the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back togetherOn July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside government buildings in central Oslo, killing eight people. He then proceeded to a youth camp on the island of Utøya, where he killed sixty-nine more, most of them teenage members of Norway's governing Labour ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Happiness Is a Choice You Make

    Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old

    by John Leland

    A New York Times Bestseller!An extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and a heartening guide to well-being, Happiness Is a Choice You Make weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the “oldest old”— those eighty-five and up.In 2015, when the award-winning journalist John Leland set out on behalf of The New York Times to meet members of America’s fastest ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Certain American States

    Stories

    by Catherine Lacey

    One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Short Story Collections of 2018. Named a Summer Read by Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Nylon, Bustle and Literary Hub. One of Financial Times and TLS's Best Books of 2018.One of Granta’s Best Young American novelists, Catherine Lacey, the Whiting Award-winning author of The Answers, showcases her literary style in short fiction with Certain American... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume I: Microeconomics

    by Grady Klein and 2 more

    The award-winning illustrator Grady Klein has paired up with the world's only stand-up economist, Yoram Bauman, PhD, to take the dismal out of the dismal science. From the optimizing individual to game theory to price theory, The Cartoon Introduction to Economics is the most digestible, explicable, and humorous 200-page introduction to microeconomics you'll ever read.Bauman has put the "comedy" ... Read more

    $11.99 USD