Sage

Name: Sage (She/They/Them)

Genres: Philosophy, Thrillers, Poetry, Memoir, Historical Non-Fiction, LGBTQ+ literature

Favorite Authors: Albert Camus, Walter Moers, Mary Oliver, Junji Ito

Favorite Books: The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus, 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers, 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton, Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg, Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, Sissy by Jacob Tobia, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, Moby Dick by Herman Meville, Uzumaki by Junji Ito and Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in Korea by Barbara Demick

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The Myth of Sisyphus (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525564454
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Published: Vintage - November 6th, 2018

One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus—featured here in a stand-alone edition—is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide—the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning.


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The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781585678440
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 29th, 2006

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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781492670124
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

"This book blew my mind! Utterly original and unique."—Sophie Hannah, New York Times bestselling author

A murder mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie with a dash of Groundhog Day and a hint of Quantum Leap and Downton Abbey.


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Journey into the Whirlwind Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156027519
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Published: Mariner Books - November 4th, 2002

Journey into the Whirlwind is Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg's courageous memoir of her harrowing eighteen-year odyssey through the Soviet Union's prisons and labor camps.

By the late 1930s, Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg had been a loyal and very active member of the Communist Party for many years.


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

A New York Times Bestseller

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art….A book I could not put down.” —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House


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Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735218840
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 3rd, 2020

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Transformative ... If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --The New York Times Book Review (A Paperback Row Pick)


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 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780060736262
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 6th, 2018

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

A special 75th anniversary edition of the beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century.


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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale Cover Image
By Herman Melville, Andrew Delbanco (Introduction by), Tom Quirk (Commentaries by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142437247
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

Herman Melville’s masterpiece, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read
 


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Uzumaki (3-in-1 Deluxe Edition) (Junji Ito) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781421561325
Availability: Backordered - ETA Unknown
Published: VIZ Media LLC - October 15th, 2013

A masterpiece of horror manga, now available in a deluxe hardcover edition!

Kurouzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but a pattern: UZUMAKI, the spiral—the hypnotic secret shape of the world.


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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780385523912
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Published: Random House - September 21st, 2010

An eye-opening account of life inside North Korea—a closed world of increasing global importance—hailed as a “tour de force of meticulous reporting” (The New York Review of Books)
 
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