New Hardcover Non-Fiction

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399592553
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Published: Random House - November 30th, 2021

In her latest book, five-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Brené Brown writes, “If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and to be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for meaningful connection.”


All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593159118
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 30th, 2021

At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now he shares his story for the first time in “a wonderful addition to a seminal career” (San Francisco Chronicle), “infused with nostalgia and his signature hilarity” (Parade).


These Precious Days: Essays Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063092785
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Published: Harper - November 23rd, 2021

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays.  


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • Marie Claire Kirkus Reviews


Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324004516
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 16th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR
One of the Millions's Most Anticipated Books of 2021

America’s modern culinary history told through the lives of seven pathbreaking chefs and food writers.


Patricia Highsmith: Her Diaries and Notebooks: 1941-1995 Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781324090991
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Published: Liveright - November 16th, 2021

The Times (of London) • Best Books of the Year
New York Times Book Review • Editors’ Choice
Excerpted in The New Yorker
Profiled in The Los Angeles Times


The Greek Revolution: 1821 and the Making of Modern Europe Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781591847335
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Published: Penguin Press - November 16th, 2021

From one of our leading historians, an important new history of the Greek War of Independence—the ultimate worldwide liberal cause célèbre of the age of Byron, Europe’s first nationalist uprising, and the beginning of the downward spiral of the Ottoman Empire—published two hundred years after its outbreak


Around the World in 80 Books Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593299883
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Published: Penguin Press - November 16th, 2021

A transporting and illuminating voyage around the globe, through classic and modern literary works that are in conversation with one another and with the world around them

*Featured in the Chicago Tribune's Great 2021 Fall Book Preview * One of Smithsonian Magazine's Ten Best Books About Travel of 2021*


A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing but Using the Bathroom as an Escape Cover Image
By Joe Pera, Joe Bennett (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250782694
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Published: Forge Books - November 16th, 2021

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

The cozy comedy of Joe Pera meets the darkly playful illustrations of Joe Bennett in A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing But Using the Bathroom as an Escape, a funny, warm, and sincere guide to regaining calm and confidence when you're hiding in the bathroom.


The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374157357
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 9th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation.


Led Zeppelin: The Biography Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399562426
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of the Beatles comes the authoritative account of the group many call the greatest rock band of all time, arguably the most successful, and certainly one of the most notorious


The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World (Politics of Place #4) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982178628
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Published: Scribner - November 9th, 2021

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography, the highly anticipated follow-up that uses ten maps of crucial regions around the globe to explain the geopolitical strategies of today’s world powers and what it means for our future.

Tim Marshall’s global bestseller Prisoners of Geography offered us a “fresh way of lookin


The Library: A Fragile History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781541600775
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Published: Basic Books - November 9th, 2021

Perfect for book lovers, this is a fascinating exploration of the history of libraries and the people who built them, from the ancient world to the digital age.
 
Famed across the known world, jealously guarded by private collectors, built up over centuries, destroyed in a single day, ornamented with gold leaf and frescoes, or filled with bean bags and chi


Scientist: E. O. Wilson: A Life in Nature Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385545556
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Published: Doubleday - November 9th, 2021

A masterful, timely, fully authorized biography of the great and hugely influential biologist and naturalist E. O. Wilson, one of the most ground-breaking and controversial scientists of our time—from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb


Original Sisters: Portraits of Tenacity and Courage (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
By Anita Kunz, Roxane Gay (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593316146
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Published: Pantheon - November 9th, 2021

From the internationally acclaimed artist, a stunning collection of portraits of ground-breaking women—Joan of Arc, Josephine Baker, Greta Thunberg, Misty Copeland, and many more history-making women whose names have been forgotten and are finally being brought to light. With a Foreword by Roxane Gay


Will Cover Image
By Will Smith, Mark Manson (With)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984877925
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Published: Penguin Press - November 9th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

“It's the best memoir I've ever read.” Oprah Winfrey


The Correspondents: Six Women Writers on the Front Lines of World War II Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385547666
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Published: Doubleday - November 2nd, 2021

The riveting, untold history of a group of heroic women reporters who revolutionized the narrative of World War II—from Martha Gellhorn, who out-scooped her husband, Ernest Hemingway, to Lee Miller, a Vogue cover model turned war correspondent.


1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780553419467
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Published: Crown - November 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS CHOICE • In Ai Weiwei’s widely anticipated memoir, “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times) tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, the nation’s most celebrated poet.


Hip-Hop (And Other Things) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538730225
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Published: Twelve - October 26th, 2021

HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music these past two and a half decades. Tupac is in there. Jay Z is in there. Missy Elliott is in there. Drake is in there.


Her Honor: My Life on the Bench...What Works, What's Broken, and How to Change It Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250269607
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Published: Celadon Books - October 26th, 2021

In Her Honor, Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell provides a rare and thought-provoking insider account of our legal system, sharing vivid stories of the cases that came through her courtroom and revealing the strengths, flaws, and much-needed changes within our courts.


Going There Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316535861
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 26th, 2021

Heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest, Going There is the deeply personal life story of a girl next door turned household name.

For more than forty years, Katie Couric has been an iconic presence in the media world.


Orwell's Roses Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593083369
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Published: Viking - October 19th, 2021

“An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” —Margaret Atwood
 
“A captivating account of Orwell as gardener, lover, parent, and endlessly curious thinker.” —Claire Messud, Harper's


The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times (Global Icons Series) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250784094
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Published: Celadon Books - October 19th, 2021

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

In a world that seems so troubled, how do we hold on to hope?


Looking at the headlines—the worsening climate crisis, a global pandemic, loss of biodiversity, political upheaval—it can be hard to feel optimistic. And yet hope has never been more desperately needed.


This Is Ear Hustle: Unflinching Stories of Everyday Prison Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593238868
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Published: Crown - October 19th, 2021

An illuminating view of prison life, as told by currently and formerly incarcerated people, from the co-creators and co-hosts of the Peabody- and Pulitzer-nominated podcast Ear Hustle


Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me Cover Image
By Jamie Foxx, Nick Chiles (With)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538703281
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 19th, 2021

In this hilarious and heartfelt memoir, award-winning, multi-talented entertainer Jamie Foxx shares the story of being raised by his no-nonsense grandmother, the glamour and pitfalls of life in Hollywood, and the lessons he took from both worlds to raise his two daughters.

Jamie Foxx has won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award, laughed with sitting presidents, and partied with th


On Animals Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982181536
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 12th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Magnificent.” —The New York Times * “Beguiling, observant, and howlingly funny.” —San Francisco Chronicle * “Spectacular.” —Star Tribune (Minneapolis) * “Full of astonishments.” —The Boston Globe

Susan Orlean—the belove


The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063065246
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Published: William Morrow - October 12th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Music Is History Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419751431
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Published: Abrams Image - October 19th, 2021

Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.


When Women Ruled the World: Making the Renaissance in Europe Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631497964
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Published: Liveright - October 12th, 2021

In this game-changing revisionist history, a leading scholar of the Renaissance shows how four powerful women redefined the culture of European monarchy in the glorious sixteenth century.


King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802158055
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Published: Grove Press - October 5th, 2021

The first full and authoritative biography of an American--indeed a world-wide--musical and cultural legend.

"No one worked harder than B.B. No one inspired more up-and-coming artists. No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues."--President Barack Obama


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A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316558792
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 5th, 2021

There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.
 
If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

So, I've written a book.


Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062954794
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Published: HarperOne - October 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Taste: My Life Through Food Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
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Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.

Stanley Tucci grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the kitchen table.


Smile: The Story of a Face Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982150945
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence Longlist Selection

The extraordinary story of one woman’s ten-year medical and metaphysical odyssey that brought her physical, creative, emotional, and spiritual healing, by a MacArthur genius and two-time Pulitzer finalist.

With a play opening on Broadway, and every reason to smile, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high-ri