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Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781442268678
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - May 15th, 2017

Erin Osmon presents a detailed, human account of the Rust Belt-born musician Jason Molina--a visionary, prolific, and at times cantankerous singer-songwriter with an autodidactic style that captivated his devoted fans. The songwriting giant behind the bands Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co.


The Left Hand of Darkness (Penguin Galaxy) Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman (Introduction by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143111597
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 25th, 2016

A deluxe hardcover edition of the queen of science fiction’s trailblazing novel about a planet full of genderless beings—part of Penguin Galaxy, a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classics, featuring a series introduction by Neil Gaiman

Winner of the AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition


The BFG Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410387
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda


Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780060256678
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Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2014

Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins.


The Savage Detectives: A Novel Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780312427481
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Published: Picador - March 4th, 2008

National Bestseller


Synesthesia (MIT Press Essential Knowledge) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780262535090
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Published: Mit Press - March 9th, 2018

An accessible, concise primer on the neurological trait of synesthesia--vividly felt sensory couplings--by a founder of the field.


The Ghost in the Shell: Five New Short Stories Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781945054228
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Published: Vertical - April 4th, 2017

Neither a utopia nor a dystopia, it’s still a world of nations at strife, as dominated by corporations as ever. Technology hasn’t made humans nearly obsolete, but rather bettered us, if you will, attaching to our bodies and even brains as enhancements—for those who can afford it.


The Journal of Albion Moonlight Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780811222051
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 28th, 2017

If on a winter's night a traveler Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156439619
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Published: Mariner Books - October 20th, 1982

Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers.

 

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense.


Death: A Graveside Companion Cover Image
By Joanna Ebenstein, Will Self (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780500519714
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 7th, 2017

A volume of unprecedented breadth and sinister beauty, Death: A Graveside Companion examines a staggering range of cultural attitudes toward death. The book is organized into themed chapters: The Art of Dying, Examining the Dead, Memorializing the Dead, The Personification of Death, Symbolizing Death, Death as Amusement, and The Dead After Life.


Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History (Fifty Things That Changed the Course of History) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781770855878
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Published: Firefly Books - September 5th, 2017

"The brief sections are consistently interesting, and plenty of supplemental illustrations and photos make this a handsome volume... best-suited to curious kids and casual mineralogists." --Publishers Weekly

"A beautiful book, nicely bound and richly illustrated... written in an easy to read, casual style." --Science Books and Films


1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062570888
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Published: Harper - November 28th, 2017

This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson’s entry into World War One and Lenin’s Bolshevik Revolution. 


Franny and Zooey Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780316769495
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

The author writes: FRANNY came out in The New Yorker in 1955, and was swiftly followed, in 1957 by ZOOEY. Both stories are early, critical entries in a narrative series I'm doing about a family of settlers in twentieth-century New York, the Glasses.


The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307336798
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 2nd, 2007

An indispensable resource for home cooks from the woman who changed the way Americans think about food. 


Nick Cave: Mercy on Me Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781910593363
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Published: SelfMadeHero - September 19th, 2017

Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts Cover Image
By Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose, Alberto Ponticelli (Illustrator), Irene Koh (Illustrator), Paul Pope (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506706696
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Published: Berger Books - October 2nd, 2018

Hungry Ghosts is cooked up by the best selling author and veteran chef, Anthony Bourdain (Kitchen Confidential, Emmy-Award winning TV star of Parts Unknown) and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose (Kill, Kill, Faster, Faster) back again from their New York Times #1 best seller, Get Jiro


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