New Hardcover Non-Fiction

Asian American Histories of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY) By Catherine Ceniza Choy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807050798
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Published: Beacon Press - August 2nd, 2022

An inclusive and landmark history, emphasizing how essential Asian American experiences are to any understanding of US history


MOTHERCARE: On Obligation, Love, Death, and Ambivalence By Lynne Tillman Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781593767174
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Published: Soft Skull - August 2nd, 2022

"Masterfully-wrought . . . [A] stunning story of caregiving, with its questions of obligation and ethics and what it means to care for someone who, perhaps, didn’t care for you." —The Boston Globe


France: An Adventure History By Graham Robb Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781324002567
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 5th, 2022

A wholly original history of France, filled with a lifetime’s knowledge and passion—by the author of the New York Times bestseller Parisians.


Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy By Damien Lewis Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541700666
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Published: PublicAffairs - July 12th, 2022

Singer. Actress. Beauty. Spy. During WWII, Josephine Baker, the world's richest and most glamorous entertainer, was an Allied spy in Occupied France. 

Prior to World War II, Josephine Baker was a music-hall diva renowned for her singing and dancing, her beauty and sexuality; she was the highest-paid female performer in Europe.


Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer By Kathy Kleiman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538718285
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 26th, 2022

“Fans of Dava Sobel’s The Glass Universe and Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures are in for a treat” (Publishers Weeky) with this untold, World War II-era story of the six American women who programmed the world's first modern computer.

After the end of World War II, the race for technological supremacy sped on.


Putin By Philip Short Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781627793667
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 26th, 2022

The first comprehensive, fully up-to-date biography of Vladimir Putin, woven into the tumultuous saga of Russia over the last sixty years


Learning to Talk: Stories By Hilary Mantel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250865366
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 21st, 2022

New York Times Editors’ Choice

Learning to Talk
is a dazzling collection of short stories from the two-time winner of the Booker Prize and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Wolf Hall trilogy.


With a New Preface


An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong Cover Image
By Ed Yong
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593133231
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Published: Random House - June 21st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of our immense world.


Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks By Patrick Radden Keefe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385548519
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Published: Doubleday - June 28th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the prize-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Pain and Say Nothing—and one of the most decorated journalists of our time—twelve enthralling stories of skulduggery and intrigue


A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence By Mary Pipher Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635577587
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 28th, 2022

From the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia-a memoir in essays reflecting on radiance, resilience, and the constantly changing nature of reality.


How to Raise an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242537
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Published: One World - June 14th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the author of How to Be an Antiracist and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Grant.


The Monster's Bones: The Discovery of T. Rex and How It Shook Our World By David K. Randall Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324006534
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 7th, 2022

A Science Friday Best Book to Read This Summer

A gripping narrative of a fearless paleontologist, the founding of America’s most loved museums, and the race to find the largest dinosaurs on record.


Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?: A Memoir By Séamas O'Reilly Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316424257
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 7th, 2022

“In this joyous, wildly unconventional memoir, Séamas O'Reilly tells the story of losing his mother as a child and growing up with ten siblings in Northern Ireland during the final years of the Troubles as a raucous comedy, a grand caper that is absolutely bursting with life.”―Patrick Radden Keefe, NYT bestselling author of Say Nothing a


Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle By Jody Rosen Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780804141499
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Published: Crown - May 24th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A panoramic revisionist portrait of the nineteenth-century invention that is transforming the twenty-first-century world


Happy-Go-Lucky By David Sedaris Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316392457
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 31st, 2022

David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso.

Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things.


Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World: Essays By Barry Lopez, Rebecca Solnit (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Barry Lopez, Rebecca Solnit (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242827
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Published: Random House - May 31st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A “lyrical” (Chicago Tribune) final work of nonfiction from the National Book Award–winning author of Arctic Dreams and Horizon, a literary icon whose writing, fieldwork, and mentorship inspired generations of writers and activists.
 


Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution By Eric Jay Dolin Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781631498251
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Published: Liveright - May 31st, 2022

The bestselling author of Black Flags, Blue Waters reclaims the daring freelance sailors who proved essential to the winning of the Revolutionary War.


Phasers on Stun!: How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World By Ryan Britt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593185698
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Published: Plume - May 31st, 2022

Written with inside access, comprehensive research, and a down-to-earth perspective, Phasers on Stun! chronicles the entire history of Star Trek, revealing that its enduring place in pop culture is all thanks to innovative pivots and radical change.
 


The High Sierra: A Love Story By Kim Stanley Robinson Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780316593014
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 10th, 2022

A “sublime” and “radically original” exploration of the Sierra Nevadas, the best mountains on Earth for hiking and camping, from New York Times bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson (Bill McKibben, Gary Snyder).

Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973.


A delightful intellectual feast from the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, The Order of Time, and Anaximander


Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life By Clare Mac Cumhaill, Rachael Wiseman Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385545709
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Published: Doubleday - May 10th, 2022

A vibrant portrait of four college friends—Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley—who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away fighting World War II.


Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands By Kelly Lytle Hernández Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324004370
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 10th, 2022

“Rebel historian” Kelly Lytle Hernández reframes our understanding of U.S. history in this groundbreaking narrative of revolution in the borderlands.


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River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile By Candice Millard Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543101
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Published: Doubleday - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The harrowing story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time and its complicated legacy—from the New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic


Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up By Selma Blair Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525659495
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Published: Knopf - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Selma Blair has played many roles: Ingenue in Cruel Intentions. Preppy ice queen in Legally Blonde. Muse to Karl Lagerfeld. Advocate for the multiple sclerosis community. But before all of that, Selma was known best as … a mean baby.


How to Prevent the Next Pandemic By Bill Gates Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534489
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Published: Knopf - May 3rd, 2022

From the author of the #1 New York Times best seller How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over, but even as governments around the world strive to put it behind us, they’re also starting to talk about what happens next. How can we prevent a new pandemic from killing millions of people and devastating the global economy?


How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth By The Moth, Meg Bowles, Catherine Burns, Jenifer Hixson, Sarah Austin Jenness, Kate Tellers, Padma Lakshmi (Foreword by), Chenjerai Kumanyika (Introduction by) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593139004
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Published: Crown - April 26th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The definitive guide to telling an unforgettable story in any setting, drawing on twenty-five years of experience from the storytelling experts at The Moth

“From toasts to eulogies, from job interviews to social events, this book will help you with ideas, structure, delivery and more.”—CNN


Finding Me: A Memoir By Viola Davis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063037328
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Published: HarperOne - April 26th, 2022

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A HARPERS BAZAAR BEST BOOK OF 2022 • A PARADE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • A MARIE CLAIRE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK


Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker, 1965–2000 By Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd (Editor) Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd (Editor)
$32.50
ISBN: 9781476773155
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 12th, 2022

From National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker and edited by critic and writer Valerie Boyd, comes an unprecedented compilation of Walker’s fifty years of journals drawing an intimate portrait of her development over five decades as an artist, human rights and women’s activist, and intellectual.

For the first time, the edited journals of Ali


Hello, Molly!: A Memoir By Molly Shannon, Sean Wilsey Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063056237
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Published: Ecco - April 12th, 2022

A New York Times bestseller

A candid, compulsively readable, hilarious, and heartbreaking memoir of resilience and redemption by comedic genius Molly Shannon


Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist By Frans de Waal Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324007104
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 5th, 2022

“Every new book by Frans de Waal is a cause for excitement, and this one is no different. A breath of fresh air in the cramped debate about the differences between men and women. Fascinating, nuanced, and very timely.” —Rutger Bregman, author of Humankind: A Hopeful History


Lessons From The Edge: A Memoir By Marie Yovanovitch Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358457541
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Published: Mariner Books - March 15th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | An inspiring and urgent memoir by the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine—a pioneering diplomat who spent her career advancing democracy in the post-Soviet world, and who electrified the nation by speaking truth to power during the first impeachment of President Trump.


Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces, 2004 to 2021 By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385547482
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Published: Doubleday - March 1st, 2022

In this brilliant selection of essays, the award-winning, best-selling author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments offers her funny, erudite, endlessly curious, and uncannily prescient take on everything from whether or not The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopia to the importance of how to define granola—and seeks answers to Burning Questions such as...


The Wok: Recipes and Techniques By J. Kenji López-Alt Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780393541212
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 8th, 2022

#1 New York Times Bestseller • #1 Washington Post Bestseller • One of Time's 10 Most Anticipated Cookbooks of 2022

From J. Kenji López-Alt, the author of the best-selling cookbook The Food Lab: the definitive guide to the science and technique of cooking in a wok.

 


The Nineties: A Book By Chuck Klosterman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735217959
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Published: Penguin Press - February 8th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

From the bestselling author of But What if We’re Wrong, a wise and funny reckoning with the decade that gave us slacker/grunge irony about the sin of trying too hard, during the greatest shift in human consciousness of any decade in American history.


Watergate: A New History By Garrett M. Graff Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982139162
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - February 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Do we need still another Watergate book?


The Fifties: An Underground History By James R. Gaines Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781439101636
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 8th, 2022

A bold and original argument that upends the myth of the Fifties as a decade of conformity to celebrate the solitary, brave, and stubborn individuals who pioneered the radical gay rights, feminist, civil rights, and environmental movements, from historian James R.


The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward By Daniel H. Pink Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735210653
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

“The world needs this book.” —Brené Brown, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead and Atlas of the Heart

An instant New York Times bestseller

As featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post


Named a Best Book of 2022 by NPR and Financial Times


Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them By Dan Saladino Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374605322
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 1st, 2022

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

What Saladino finds in his adventures are people with soul-deep relationships to their food. This is not the decadence or the preciousness we might associate with a word like “foodie,” but a form of reverence . . . Enchanting." —Molly Young, The New York Times