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
A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life
It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, Nan Sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. She spends her days sweeping out chimneys.$26.00ISBN: 9780525429647Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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$15.95ISBN: 9781608469468Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018
"Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading." --The New Republic
"Solnit's exquisite essays move between the political and the personal, the intellectual and the earthy." --Elle$16.00ISBN: 9780374532505Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 17th, 2010
"For Michael Sandel, justice is not a spectator sport," The Nation's reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book—based on his legendary Harvard course—Sandel offers a rare education in thinking through the complicated issues and controversies we face in public life today.$21.99ISBN: 9780763691219Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 26th, 2017
In this extraordinary debut novel with its deft nod to Dickensian heroes and rogues, Mira Bartók tells the story of Arthur, a shy, fox-like foundling with only one ear and a desperate desire to belong, as he seeks his destiny.
Have you been unexpectedly burdened by a recently orphaned or unclaimed creature? Worry not! We have just the solution for you!$26.00ISBN: 9781538712450Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - August 28th, 2018Perfect for fans of Rick Moody, Lauren Groff, and Celeste Ng, a propulsive literary breakout about three suburban families whose lives spiral dangerously out of control after tragedy strikes.Who suffers when the privileged fall?$27.00ISBN: 9780525558705Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - September 4th, 2018
The New York Times bestseller
“[An] obscenely enjoyable romp . . . [Fashion Climbing] leaves the readers gasping for more.” —The New York Times Book Review
The untold story of a New York City legend's education in creativity and style$25.95ISBN: 9780525520375Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - June 5th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER$26.00ISBN: 9781501170065Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - July 3rd, 2018
“A marvelous treat.$16.00ISBN: 9781451697728Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year$16.00ISBN: 9781555977672Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graywolf Press - March 7th, 2017
Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry$15.99ISBN: 9781328764522Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018From the author of The Queen of the Night, an essay collection exploring his education as a man, writer, and activist—and how we form our identities in life and in art.
As a novelist, Alexander Chee has been described as “masterful” by Roxane Gay, “incendiary” by the New York Times, and "brilliant" by the Washington Pos$17.99ISBN: 9780735264120Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tundra Books - 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.Email or call for price & availabilityISBN: 9780792253914Availability: BackorderedPublished: National Geographic Children's Books - 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.