Upcoming Event Books

All the titles listed below will be discussed during one of our upcoming virtual events! Buy your copy in advance and get ready for some great discussions. Books are listed in order of the events.

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Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374228484
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

"A terrifically exciting account of [Slaght's] time in the Russian Far East studying Blakiston’s fish owls, huge, shaggy-feathered, yellow-eyed, and elusive birds that hunt fish by wading in icy water . . . Even on the hottest summer days this book will transport you.”
Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk


Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns.


Trees in Trouble: Wildfires, Infestations, and Climate Change Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640091351
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 7th, 2020

A troubling story of the devastating and compounding effects of climate change in the Western and Rocky Mountain states, told through in-depth reportage and conversations with ecologists, professional forest managers, park service scientists, burn boss, activists, and more.


Deaf Republic: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978310
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 5th, 2019

Finalist for the National Book Award Finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Award Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner of the National Jewish Book Award Finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry AwardFinalist for the T. S.


We Need to Talk: A Memoir about Wealth Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781939096463
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Published: Xeno Books - September 15th, 2020

When Jennifer Risher joined Microsoft in 1991, she met her husband, and with him became an extra-lucky beneficiary of the dot-com boom. By their early thirties, they had tens of millions of dollars. Today, there are millions of people like her.


White is for Witching Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633072
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2014

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award
One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists
From the acclaimed author of What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours and Gingerbread
 


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Vegan Chocolate Treats: 60 Indulgent Sweets to Satisfy Your Inner Chocoholic Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781645670902
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Published: Page Street Publishing - October 13th, 2020

The only requirement to completely bask in all this cookbook has to offer?
Must. Love. Chocolate.


Charmian Kittredge London Cover Image
$33.69
ISBN: 9780806167138
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - September 17th, 2020

Charmian Kittredge London (1871-1955) was the epitome of a modern woman. Free-spirited and adventurous, she defied modern expectations of femininity. Today she is best known as the wife of the famous American author Jack London, yet she was a literary trailblazer in her own right.


Pity the Reader: On Writing With Style Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781609809621
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Published: Seven Stories Press - November 5th, 2019

The art and craft of writing by one of the few grandmasters of American literature, a bonanza for writers and readers co-written by Kurt Vonnegut's former student.


The Rust Maidens Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781947654440
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Published: Trepidatio Publishing - November 16th, 2018

Something's happening to the girls on Denton Street.


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Solved: How the World's Great Cities Are Fixing the Climate Crisis Cover Image
By David Miller, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781487506827
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Published: Aevo Utp - October 1st, 2020

If our planet is going to survive the climate crisis, we need to act rapidly.


Map: Collected and Last Poems Cover Image
By Wislawa Szymborska, Stanislaw Baranczak (Translated by), Clare Cavanagh (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544705159
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Published: Mariner Books - April 12th, 2016

“Both plain-spoken and luminous . . . [Szymborska’s] is the best of the Western mind—free, restless, questioning.” — New York Times Book Review

A New York Times Editors’ Choice

 
“Vast, intimate, and charged with the warmth of a life fully imagined to the end.


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A Walk Around the Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Stuff You See Every Day (And Know Nothing About) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062954756
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Published: HarperOne - October 20th, 2020

A simple walk around the block set journalist Spike Carlsen, bestselling author of A Splintered History of Wood, off to investigate everything he could about everything we take for granted in our normal life—from manhole covers and recycling bins to bike lanes and stoplights.


The Word for World is Forest Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780765324641
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Published: Tor Books - July 6th, 2010

The award-winning masterpiece by one of today's most honored writers, Ursula K. Le Guin!

The Word for World is Forest

When the inhabitants of a peaceful world are conquered by the bloodthirsty yumens, their existence is irrevocably altered. Forced into servitude, the Athsheans find themselves at the mercy of their brutal masters.


The Tradition Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

"100 Notable Books of the Year," The New York Times Book Review