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What's Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do about It Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603587570
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - December 9th, 2017

Exploring the links between GM foods, glyphosate, and gut health


God at the Edge: Searching for the Divine in Uncomfortable and Unexpected Places Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780609804889
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Published: Harmony Books - April 24th, 2001

Here is a book about adventure, raw experience, and facing inner demons.


Gonzo Judaism: A Bold Path for Renewing an Ancient Faith Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590307687
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Published: Trumpeter - March 9th, 2010

Here is a book that is both clarion call for a new Jewish agenda and a blueprint for an adventurous but genuine path toward spiritual growth and religious wisdom.


The Power Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316547611
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Published: Little Brown & Co - October 10th, 2017

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Home Cook: Over 300 Delicious Fuss-Free Recipes Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781783350964
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Published: Guardian Faber Publishing - February 6th, 2018

"This is the best of all worlds: recipes which are fuss-free but not without ambition. Thomasina shows how you can build vibrant and exciting meals into the course of life's mad pace." - Yottam Ottolenghi Thomasina Miers, founder of Wahaca and Guardian food columnist, has collected her favorite, life-friendly recipes so that you can cook good food any day of the week.


The Book of Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062686206
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 6th, 2018

A young outcast is swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt in this literary page-turner by acclaimed bestselling author Catherine Gilbert Murdock.


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The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$17.95
ISBN: 9781465473905
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 6th, 2018

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today -- Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more -- The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought.


The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$17.95
ISBN: 9781465473912
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 6th, 2018

From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.


The Great Alone Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780312577230
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 6th, 2018

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller

"A TOUR DE FORCE." --Kirkus (starred review)

Alaska, 1974.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.


Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781683690191
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Published: Quirk Books - February 6th, 2018

Full of tips, trivia, and useful how-tos, this pocket-sized handbook is the perfect gift for wine lovers.


Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624145124
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Published: Page Street Publishing - February 6th, 2018

"Black Girl Baking has a rhythm and a realness to it." - Carla Hall, Chef and television personality

Invigorating and Creative Recipes to Ignite Your Senses


Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812985405
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Published: Random House Trade - February 6th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE


White Tears Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101973219
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Published: Vintage - February 6th, 2018

A PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post - San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - GQ - Time - The Economist - Slate - HuffPost - Book Riot


Beartown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160776
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Published: Washington Square Press - February 6th, 2018

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with Beartown--an instant New York Times bestseller--about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything.


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Don't Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of Anxiety, Fear, and Worry Cover Image
By Jennifer Shannon, Doug Shannon (Illustrator), Michael a. Tompkins (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781626255067
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - April 1st, 2017

The very things we do to control anxiety can make anxiety worse. This unique guide offers a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based approach to help you recognize the constant chatter of your anxious "monkey mind," stop feeding anxious thoughts, and find the personal peace you crave.


No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler (Introduction by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781328661593
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - December 5th, 2017

Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: "If I'm ninety and believe I'm forty-five, I'm headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub."

On cultural perceptions of fantasy: "The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is 'escapism' an accusation of?"


Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781555977917
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 14th, 2017

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

"There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential."--Marlon James


The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812988635
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Published: Random House - January 16th, 2018

Twenty-five years after Jesus' Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson


The Discovery of Ramen: The Asian Hall of Fame Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597021340
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Published: Immedium - November 14th, 2017

Enjoy the first English children's book about ramen

The new series Asian Hall of Fame shows how some cool things were created in Asia. In the debut adventure, the cute red panda named Dao guides the school kids Ethan and Emma back in time to discover how ramen was made


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Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781627798570
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 9th, 2018

A scientific exploration into humanity's obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael Shermer

In his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans' belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempts to achieve immortality along with utopian attempts to create heaven on earth.


Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635904
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2nd, 2018

In the midst of a seemingly endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for products bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made furniture, artisan breads, craft beers, and other goods produced by human hands. What often goes unnoticed is the transformation of our understanding of craft--or rather, craeft--in the wake of industrialization.


Masala & Meatballs: Incredible Indian Dishes with an American Twist Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624143885
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Published: Page Street Publishing - January 9th, 2018

Where Indian Flavors & The American Palate Meet

Indian cuisine is full of intense and exciting flavors that you'll love, but can scare o the home cook...until now. Asha Shivakumar, who grew up in India before moving to the states, breaks that barrier with bold but approachable dishes that tow a delicious line between Indian and American food.


Guera Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430243
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Published: Omnidawn - October 4th, 2016

Invoking a Mexican slang term that translates roughly as "white girl," Guera considers how the body's meaning as a racialized, gendered, and sexualized surface shifts as it crosses linguistic and national borders.


The Book of Formation Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612196688
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Published: Melville House Publishing - November 14th, 2017

This debut novel--told in interviews--spans 20 years in the rise and fall of the charismatic leader of a seductive self-help movement.


Someone to Love: A Moving and Powerful YA Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780373212361
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Published: Harlequin Teen - January 2nd, 2018

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex & Eliza, The Witches of East End, and the Descendants series comes a powerful and moving novel about learning to love yourself. Olivia "Liv" Blakely knows how important it is to look good. Her father is running for governor and Liv is thrust into the bright media spotlight.


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The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250176165
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 2nd, 2018

How to get good with money, even if you have no idea where to start.


Janesville: An American Story Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501102264
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 2nd, 2018

* Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Winner
* A New York Times Notable Book
* NPR Best Books of 2017


Wine and Place: A Terroir Reader Cover Image
By Tim Patterson (Editor), John Buechsenstein (Editor), Patrick J. Comiskey (Foreword by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780520277007
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Published: University of California Press - January 2nd, 2018

The concept of terroir is one of the most celebrated and controversial subjects in wine today. Most will agree that well-made wine has the capacity to express "somewhereness," a set of consistent aromatics, flavors, or textures that amount to a signature expression of place.


Celine Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101973486
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Published: Vintage - January 2nd, 2018

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Esquire Best Books of 2017
Minnesota Public Radio Best of 2017
The Morning News 2018 Tournament of Books Pick

New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Stars

" A] gorgeously wrought story." --Entertainment Weekly


The Woman in the Window Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678416
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Published: William Morrow & Company - January 2nd, 2018

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

"Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing." --Gillian Flynn

"Unputdownable." --Stephen King

"A dark, twisty confection." --Ruth Ware

"Absolutely gripping." --Louise Penny


Lucky to Live in Northern California Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780738527703
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 1st, 2017

What do you get when you cross a read-aloud storybook with a write-in memory book?
Magic moments between kids and adults
The Lucky to Live in NorCal book is the perfect tool to jump-start meaningful conversations between generations. Read-aloud rhymes set up interesting topics. Then write-in prompts invite children to record their own views to create a personal NorCal keepsake.


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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.


Lab Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101873724
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Published: Vintage - February 28th, 2017

National Bestseller

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography

A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Film Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award


A General Theory of Love Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780375709227
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Published: Vintage Books USA - January 9th, 2001

This original and lucid account of the complexities of love and its essential role in human well-being draws on the latest scientific research. Three eminent psychiatrists tackle the difficult task of reconciling what artists and thinkers have known for thousands of years about the human heart with what has only recently been learned about the primitive functions of the human brain.


The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062316554
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 27th, 2017

A Finnish journalist, now a naturalized American citizen, asks Americans to draw on elements of the Nordic way of life to nurture a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society for themselves and their children.


On Vegetables: Modern Recipes for the Home Kitchen Cover Image
By Jeremy Fox, Noah Galuten, David Chang (Contribution by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780714873909
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Published: Phaidon Press - April 17th, 2017

The highly anticipated cookbook from Jeremy Fox, the California chef who is redefining vegetable-based cuisine with global appeal


Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143128090
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Published: Penguin Books - March 28th, 2017

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOKS OF 2017

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Fortune, Smithsonian, Bustle, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Booklist, and more


White Tears Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780451493699
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 14th, 2017

White Tears is a ghost story, a terrifying murder mystery, a timely meditation on race, and a love letter to all the forgotten geniuses of American music and Delta Mississippi Blues.


The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor Books - March 13th, 1998

From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.

Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. Includes a new introduction by Margaret Atwood.


We Have Always Lived in the Castle Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Introduction by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143039976
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Published: Penguin Books - October 31st, 2006

Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate. This edition features a new introduction by Jonathan Lethem.


Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812995343
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Published: Random House - February 14th, 2017

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE


Turtles All the Way Down Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525555360
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

"Wrenching and revelatory," #1 bestseller Turtles All the Way Down is a widely acclaimed best book of the year


She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741723
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Published: Philomel Books - May 30th, 2017

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.


Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101936597
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 29th, 2017

Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to bring us a sparkly, magical sequel to Uni the Unicorn


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The Rancho Gordo Vegetarian Kitchen

Steve Sando & Julie Newberry

$24.99

Call 707-733-3199 or email read@napabookmine.com to buy a copy!

God: A Human History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780553394726
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Published: Random House - November 7th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity's quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.


The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion--Surprising Observations of a Hidden World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771643016
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Published: Greystone Books - November 7th, 2017

"Like The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben's The Inner Life of Animals will rock your world. Surprising, humbling, and filled with delight, this book shows us that animals think, feel and know in much the same way as we do--and that their lives are, to them, as precious as ours are to us."


Stay with Me Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451494603
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 22nd, 2017

A New York Times Notable Book
The New York Times' Critics' Top Books of the Year
Named a Best Book of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle, National Public Radio, The Economist, Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, Southern Living, HelloGiggles, and Shelf Awareness
Huffington Post's Best Feminist Books of the Year


Meditate with Me: A Step-By-Step Mindfulness Journey Cover Image
By Mariam Gates, Margarita Surnaite (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399186615
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Published: Dial Books - August 29th, 2017

This accessible and fun guide to meditation and mindfulness is the perfect introduction for young children


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America the Anxious: Why Our Search for Happiness Is Driving Us Crazy and How to Find It for Real Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250146052
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 10th, 2017

NAMED ONE OF THE 40 BEST BOOKS OF 2016 BY THE NEW YORK POST

A New York Times Editor's Choice pick

"Ruth Whippman is my new favorite cultural critic...a shrewd, hilarious analysis." --Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B (coauthored with Sheryl Sandberg)


Hunter of Stories Cover Image
By Eduardo Galeano, Mark Fried (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781568589909
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Published: Nation Books - November 14th, 2017

The internationally acclaimed last work by the legendary Latin American writer


The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook Cover Image
By Jim Lahey, Maya Joseph (With)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393247282
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 7th, 2017

Founded in 1994, Sullivan Street Bakery is renowned for its outstanding bread, which graces the tables of New York's most celebrated restaurants. The bread at Sullivan Street Bakery, crackling brown on the outside and light and aromatic on the inside, is inspired by the dark, crusty loaves that James Beard Award-winning baker Jim Lahey discovered in Rome.


The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399579806
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 14th, 2017

There are few greater pleasures in life than enjoying a wonderful glass of wine. So why does finding and choosing one you like seem so stressful?


Sourdough Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374203108
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2017

*One of Amazon's 20 Best Books of 2017*

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Barnes & Noble, and Southern Living

In his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore


Bob and Tom Cover Image
By Denys Cazet, Denys Cazet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481461405
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Published: Atheneum Books - July 25th, 2017

From the critically acclaimed author of The Perfect Pumpkin Pie and Snail and Slug comes a sweet picture book about two very bored turkeys who are trying to figure out what to do with their day.


Rumors Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781939547323
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Published: Creston Books - April 1st, 2017

In this time of fake and real news, rumors taking on the solidity of facts, this book offers a humorous look at how lies can take on a life of their own. Download the curriculum guide on the Creston Books website to help your reader figure out how to sift through outlandish claims. Critical thinking has never been more essential -- and with this book, more fun.


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The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101906187
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - September 12th, 2017

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California--fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.


Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612196701
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Published: Melville House Publishing - November 7th, 2017

A fun, illustrated history of the umbrella's surprising place in life and literature

Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia--holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and exploring their full imaginative potential in folk tales and novels.


Kid Moses Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781628728279
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Published: Arcade Publishing - November 14th, 2017

This lean, raw, and surprising debut is a deeply moving and powerful story of Moses, a nine-year-old survivor of the harsh streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Moses longs for something outside the grim existence he has known.


State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781607748441
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 24th, 2017

The debut cookbook from one of the country's most celebrated and pioneering restaurants, Michelin-starred State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.


The Big History Timeline Wallbook: Unfold the History of the Universe--From the Big Bang to the Present Day! Cover Image
By Christopher Lloyd, Andy Forshaw (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780993284724
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Published: What on Earth Publishing - September 5th, 2017

IMAGINE TAKING a trip through the history of everything from the beginning of the universe to the present day Created in association with the American Museum of Natural History, this unique 'big history' wallbook includes a 6-foot fold-out timeline containing more than 1,000 pictures and captions that tell the story of the history of the world.


The Science Timeline Wallbook: Unfold the Story of Inventions--From the Stone Age to the Present Day! Cover Image
By Christopher Lloyd, Andy Forshaw (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780993284755
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Published: What on Earth Publishing - August 1st, 2017

SEE HOW people have changed the world with their hands and brains for over more than 10,000 years from the Stone Ages to the present day.


The Nature Timeline Wallbook: Unfold the Story of Nature--From the Dawn of Life to the Present Day! Cover Image
By Christopher Lloyd, Andy Forshaw (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780993284731
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Published: What on Earth Publishing - July 5th, 2017

EXPLORE LIFE ON EARTH with the most visually stunning timeline of evolution ever created. Created in association with the American Museum of Natural History, the 6-foot fold-out timeline stretches back 4 billion years to the first signs of life in the seas.


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780997895810
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Published: Timbuktu Labs, Inc. - August 1st, 2016

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.


NB + KVON: Books Talked About 11/10/17

Join Elayna and Barry on 1440 AM KVON every Friday morning at 8:00 as they chat about new releases, staff recommendations, and great gifts!

The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781610398213
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Published: PublicAffairs - October 24th, 2017

One of Michiko Kakutani's (New York Times) top ten books of 2016


The River of Consciousness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385352567
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 24th, 2017

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience.


The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook: Indian Spice, Oakland Soul Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762462452
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 31st, 2017

"What Preeti Mistry does on the page is as delicious and exciting as what she does in her restaurant." - Anthony Bourdain

Vibrant and unexpected, The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook is a bold take on Indian food from Oakland-based James Beard Award nominee Preeti Mistry.


In the Midst of Winter Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501178139
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Published: Atria Books - October 31st, 2017

New York Times Bestseller

Worldwide bestselling "dazzling storyteller" (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.


Love, Santa Cover Image
By Martha Brockenbrough, Lee White (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545700306
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 26th, 2017

In a series of letters, a young girl writes to Santa to ask about the North Pole, Mrs. Claus, and of course, Christmas goodies. Year after year, Santa writes back, and a heartwarming relationship develops, until one year, the girl writes to her mother instead: Mom, are you Santa? Her mother responds to say that no, she is not Santa.


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