Kathy

Genres: Historical Fiction, Nature, Poetry, History, Gardening, Short Stories

Favorite Authors: Terry Tempest Williams, Ann Patchett, Wendell Berry, Wallace Stegner

Favorite Books: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Birds of America by Lorrie Moore,Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

 

Whereas: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977672
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 7th, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry


The Golden Glow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735264120
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - May 15th, 2018

Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox meets Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever in this stylish picture book about a quest for a rare and mysterious plant.


Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780792253914
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Published: National Geographic Society - February 14th, 2006

Picture a Crow Indian elder, his wizened eyes catching yours in the ancient flicker of firelight. His mesmerizing stories span the ages, from Custer to World War II to the 21st Century. He is the last traditional chief of his people. He is over 90 years old. Now picture that same man lecturing at colleges nationwide, and addressing the United Nations on the subject of peace.


The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen Cover Image
By Hendrik Groen, Hester Velmans (Translator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781455542154
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 3rd, 2018

A #1 international bestseller in the vein of Fredrik Bachman's A Man Called Ove an irresistible, funny, charming, and tender-hearted tale about friendship, love, and an old man who is young at heart.
"FUNNY AND FRANK...A STORY WITH A GREAT DEAL OF HEART."--Graeme Simsion, New York Times bestselling author of THE ROSIE PROJECT


Speak No Evil: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780061284922
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Published: Harper - March 6th, 2018

"A lovely slender volume that packs in entire worlds with complete mastery. Speak No Evil explains so much about our times and yet is never anything less than a scintillating, page-turning read."—Gary Shteyngart


Lawn Boy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616202620
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 3rd, 2018

"Jonathan Evison's voice is pure magic. In Lawn Boy, at once a vibrant coming-of-age novel and a sharp social commentary on class, Evison offers a painfully honest portrait of one young man's struggle to overcome the hand he's been dealt in life and reach for his dreams. It's a journey you won't want to miss, with an ending you won't forget."


The Mars Room: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476756554
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Published: Scribner - May 1st, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Gritty, empathetic, finely rendered, no sugary toppings, and a lot of punches, none of them pulled.” —Margaret Atwood via Twitter

“A page turner… one of those books that enrage you even as they break your heart.” —The New York Times Book Review (cover review)

“B


The Art of the Wasted Day Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525429647
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Published: Viking - April 17th, 2018

"A sharp and unconventional book -- a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers." --Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air"

A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream


Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062748201
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Published: Amistad - May 8th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

“A profound impact on Hurston’s literary legacy.”—New York Times

“One of the greatest writers of our time.”—Toni Morrison


Tin Man Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780735218727
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 15th, 2018

Shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award

"This is an astoundingly beautiful book. It drips with tenderness. It breaks your heart and warms it all at once."--Matt Haig, author of How to Stop Time


The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives Cover Image
By Viet Thanh Nguyen (Editor), David Bezmozgis (Contributions by), Thi Bui (Contributions by), Reyna Grande (Contributions by), Aleksandar Hemon (Contributions by), Vu Tran (Contributions by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419729485
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Published: Abrams Press - April 10th, 2018

Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind current headlines, with proceeds to support the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
 
Today the world


Drawn from Nature Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780763698980
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Published: Big Picture Press - March 13th, 2018

An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna


Everything Here Is Beautiful Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735221963
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - January 16th, 2018

‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters."--Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

"There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?" --O Magazine


The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735217713
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller, "A must-read for anyone who thinks 'build a wall' is the answer to anything." --Esquire