Devin's Picks

The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture By Gabor Maté, MD, Daniel Maté (With) Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593083888
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Published: Avery - September 13th, 2022

The instant New York Times bestseller

By the acclaimed author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, a groundbreaking investigation into the causes of illness, a bracing critique of how our society breeds disease, and a pathway to health and healing.


Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire: A Buddhist Proposal for Peace By Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Merton (Foreword by), Kosen Gregory Snyder (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Merton (Foreword by), Kosen Gregory Snyder (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781952692031
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Published: Parallax Press - August 9th, 2022

This stunning commentary on the cultural and political background to the war in Vietnam resonates deeply as the first work of Vietnamese writer, peace activist, and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh


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A Prayer for the Crown-Shy: A Monk and Robot Book (Monk & Robot #2) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250236234
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Published: Tordotcom - July 12th, 2022

A USA Today Bestseller!

“Tender and healing... I’m prescribing a preorder to anyone who has ever felt lost. Stunning, kind, necessary.” —Sarah Gailey on book 1: A Psalm for the Wild-Built


A Prayer for the Crown-Shy is a story of kindness and love from one of the foremost practitioners of hopeful SF.


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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250236210
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Published: Tordotcom - July 13th, 2021

Winner of the Hugo Award!

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, bestselling Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series, gives us hope for the future.


Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780593321201
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends—often in love, but never lovers—come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.


A True History of the United States: Indigenous Genocide, Racialized Slavery, Hyper-Capitalism, Militarist Imperialism and Other Overlooked Aspects of American Exceptionalism (Truth to Power) By Daniel Sjursen Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781586422530
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Published: Steerforth Press / Truth to Power - June 1st, 2021

“Thought-provoking—a must read for [everyone] seeking a firm grasp of accurate American history."  —Kirkus (starred review)


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Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062993151
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Published: Harper Wave - June 15th, 2021

The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.

What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful?


The Urge: Our History of Addiction By Carl Erik Fisher Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525561446
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Published: Penguin Press - January 25th, 2022

An authoritative, illuminating, and deeply humane history of addiction—a phenomenon that remains baffling and deeply misunderstood despite having touched countless lives—by an addiction psychiatrist striving to understand his own family and himself


Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534496194
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

A #1 New York Times bestseller
Four starred reviews!
“Messily human and sincerely insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an “emotional roller coaster” (


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Hello, Goodbye: 75 Rituals for Times of Loss, Celebration, and Change By Day Schildkret, Elena Brower (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Day Schildkret, Elena Brower (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982170943
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - January 3rd, 2023

Embrace the power of ritual with simple yet “powerful” (Kim Chestney, author of Radical Intuition and founder of IntuitionLab) practices that slow us down to honor and mark the real moments in our lives—from the loss of a parent to the birth of a child, from grieving a pet to celebrating coming out of the closet.

Life has many transitions: A baby is born.


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Swimming in the Dark: A Novel By Tomasz Jedrowski Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062890016
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

Named A Best Book of 2020 by NPR! 

“Imagine Call Me By Your Name set in Communist Poland and you'll get a sense of Jedrowski's moving debut about a consuming love affair amidst a country being torn apart.”  — O, The Oprah Magazine


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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593449349
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Published: One World - February 1st, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


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Being Ram Dass By Ram Dass, Rameshwar Das, Anne Lamott (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ram Dass, Rameshwar Das, Anne Lamott (Introduction by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781649630131
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Published: Sounds True - November 1st, 2022

“Ram Dass lived a full life and then some. His final statement is thorough and, yes, enlightening.” Kirkus Reviews


Who and Why You Are: All You Need to Remember By Chantel Hamilton (Editor), Pharm D. Mba Achenjang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781733121811
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This book cannot be returned.
Published: Nti Nven - August 18th, 2019

In Who and Why You Are: All You Need to Remember, Roland Achenjang reveals timeless, universal truths you need to remember to appreciate why you act the way you do and why you perceive your Earth life experiences the way you do.


The Water Dancer: A Novel By Ta-Nehisi Coates Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590610
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Published: One World - November 17th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


The Silence: A Novel By Don DeLillo Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982164553
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Published: Scribner - October 20th, 2020

From one of the most dazzling and essential voices in American fiction, a timely and compelling novel set in the near future about five people gathered together in a Manhattan apartment, in the midst of a catastrophic event.

Don DeLillo completed this novel just weeks before the advent of Covid-19. The Silence is the story of a different catastrophic event.


The Lost Spells By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781487007799
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Published: Anansi International - October 27th, 2020

Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults.


Memoirs and Misinformation: A novel By Jim Carrey, Dana Vachon Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525655978
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Published: Knopf - July 7th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "None of this is real and all of it is true." —Jim Carrey


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.


In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction By Gabor Maté, MD, Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. (Foreword by) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781556438806
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 5th, 2010

From bestselling author Gabor Maté, the essential resource for understanding the roots and behaviors of addiction--now with an added introduction by the author.


Journey of the Universe By Brian Thomas Swimme, Mary Evelyn Tucker Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780300209433
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Published: Yale University Press - October 21st, 2014

An epic story of the emergence of the universe and of the community of life, with a new vision for how we might bring forth a vibrant Earth Community

Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth.


The Plague (Vintage International) By Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert (Translated by) Cover Image
By Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert (Translated by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679720218
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 1991

“Its relevance lashes you across the face.” —Stephen Metcalf, The Los Angeles Times • “A redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair.” —Roger Lowenstein, The Washington Post 


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback


The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults By Jean-Pierre Weill Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250092700
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016

The Well of Being, from Jean-Pierre Weill, is an illustrated inquiry into the art of happiness and what it means to be radically alive in our daily moments. Images and a graceful philosophic text invite us to awaken from our constructed stories that we may return to this world and live in the present.


This Is It: and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience By Alan Watts Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780394719047
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Published: Vintage - March 12th, 1973

Six revolutionary essays from "the perfect guide for a course correction in life, away from materialism and its empty promise" (Deepak Chopra), exploring the relationship between spiritual experience and ordinary life—and the need for them to coexist within each of us.


Freedom from the Known By Jiddu Krishnamurti Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060648084
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Published: HarperOne - March 10th, 2009

Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age--opening the door to transforming society and their relationships.


This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life By David Foster Wallace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316068222
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2009

In this rare peak into the personal life of the author of numerous bestselling novels, gain an understanding of David Foster Wallace and how he became the man that he was.


Thomas Berry: A Biography By Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, Andrew Angyal Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780231176996
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Published: Columbia University Press - October 12th, 2021

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence By Michael Pollan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224155
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Published: Penguin Books - May 14th, 2019

Now on Netflix as a 4-part documentary series!

“Pollan keeps you turning the pages . . . cleareyed and assured.” —New York Times

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018, and
New York Times Notable Book 


How to Blow Up a Pipeline By Andreas Malm Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839760259
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Published: Verso - January 5th, 2021

Property will cost us the earth


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