Katie

Genres: Science and Nature, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Cooking Literature, Cookbooks

Favorite Authors: Gabriel Garia Marquez, Wendell Berry, Barbara Kingsolver, Edward Abbey, Michael Pollan, J.R.R. Tolkien

Favorite Books: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie, Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver, My Life in France by Julia Child, Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey, Serena by Ron Rash

To the Bright Edge of the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316242837
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 29th, 2017

One of the Best Books of 2016--Amazon
A Washington Post Notable Book of 2016
A Goodreads Choice Award Nominee
A Library Journal Top 10 Book of 2016
A BookPage Best Book of 2016

An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.


Future Home of the Living God Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062694058
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Published: Harper - November 14th, 2017

Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event.


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

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


The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781524733155
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 6th, 2017

New York Times Best Seller
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize


Quiet Until the Thaw Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735223349
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Published: Penguin Press - June 27th, 2017

The debut novel from the bestselling author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Leaving Before the Rains Come.


The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101875681
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 7th, 2017

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality--not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.

A New York Times bestseller


The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393242713
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 7th, 2017

For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola Tesla conceived the electric motor while visiting a park.


Salt Houses Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544912588
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 2nd, 2017

"Reading Salt Houses is like having your coffee grounds read: cosmic, foreboding and titillating all at once. In this magnificent debut, Alyan's powerful and poetic voice guides us into the dark recesses of history and leads us right up to the present tensions between East & West, the modern & ancestral, the hopeless and the hopeful."


Mischling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316308106
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Published: Lee Boudreaux Books - September 6th, 2016

A New York Times Notable Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
An Indie Next Pick
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Flavorwire Best Book of the Year
An Elle Best Book of the Year


The Snow Child Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316175661
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Published: Reagan Arthur Books - November 6th, 2012

Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow.


The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307336798
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 2nd, 2007

Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has single-handedly chang ed] the American palate according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.


Another Brooklyn Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062359988
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Published: Amistad Press - August 9th, 2016

A Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award

New York Times Bestseller

A SeattleTimes pick for Summer Reading Roundup 2017


What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634635
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 8th, 2016

Winner of the PEN Open Book Award
An NPR Best Book of 2016

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Pick
A PBS NewsHour Best Book of 2016
A Slate Best Book of the Year
One of Esquire Magazine's Best Books of 2016
One of Oprah.com's 10 Favorite Books of 2016


The Risen Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062436313
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Published: Ecco Press - September 6th, 2016

"The Risen is an important novel -- and an intriguing one -- from one of our master storytellers. In its pages, the past rises up, haunting and chiding, demanding answers of us all." --The News & Observer


The Life of Elves Cover Image
By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609453152
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Published: Europa Editions - February 9th, 2016

An inspiring literary fantasy about two gifted girls from the bestselling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Life of Elves sings of the human spirit and conveys a message of hope and faith.