Bob's Picks

The Art of the Pulps: An Illustrated History Cover Image
By Douglas Ellis (Editor), Ed Hulse (Editor), Robert Weinberg (Editor), F. Paul Wilson (Foreword by)
$49.99
ISBN: 9781684050918
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Published: IDW Publishing - October 24th, 2017

Experts in the ten major Pulp genres, from action Pulps to spicy Pulps and more, chart for the first time the complete history of Pulp magazines—the stories and their writers, the graphics and their artists, and, of course, the publishers, their market, and readers.


Logical Family: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062391223
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Published: Harper - October 3rd, 2017

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman

"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family is a must read."—Mary Karr


The Vinyl Detective - The Run-Out Groove: Vinyl Detective 2 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781783297696
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Published: Titan Books - May 9th, 2017

His first adventure consisted of the search for a rare record; his second the search for a lost child. Specifically the child of Valerian, lead singer of a great rock band of the 1960s, who hanged herself in mysterious circumstances after the boy’s abduction.


The Hanging Tree (Rivers of London #6) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780756409678
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Published: DAW - January 31st, 2017

Ben Aaronovitch's bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series • “The perfect blend of CSI and Harry Potter.” —io9


Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631493416
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - October 10th, 2017

Winner of the Edgar Award in Critical/Biographical
Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction

A New York Times Notable Book of 2016
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Pick of 2016
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016
A Time Magazine Top Nonfiction of 2016


Lives of the Monster Dogs: A Novel (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Kirsten Bakis, Jeff VanderMeer (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374537142
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 9th, 2017

The twentieth anniversary of a postmodern classic, blending the gothic novel with bleeding-edge science fiction


The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories Cover Image
By Ken Liu
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481424363
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Published: Saga Press - October 4th, 2016

Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his multiple award-winning stories for a groundbreaking collection—including a brand-new piece exclusive to this volume.

With his debut novel, The Grace of Kings, taking the literary world by storm, Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories.


Bryant & May: Wild Chamber: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101887066
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Published: Bantam - December 5th, 2017

Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May are back on the case in this whip-smart and wildly twisting mystery, in which a killer in London’s parks is proving to be a most elusive quarry.


Crosstalk: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780345540676
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Published: Del Rey - October 4th, 2016

Science fiction icon Connie Willis brilliantly mixes a speculative plot, the wit of Nora Ephron, and the comedic flair of P. G.


My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501112478
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 11th, 2017

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

In “one of the most sensitive, nuanced examinations of father and son relationships” (The Boston Globe), award-winning writer Chris Offutt struggles to understand his recently deceased father, based on his reading of the 400-plus novels his father—a well-known writer of pornography in the 1970s and 80s—le


Alfred Hitchcock Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525434795
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Published: Anchor - September 19th, 2017

Alfred Hitchcock rigorously controlled his public image, drawing certain carefully selected childhood anecdotes into full focus and blurring out all others.


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