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All the Dirty Parts Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781632868046
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - August 29th, 2017

Another History of the Children's Picture Book: From Soviet Lithuania to India Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9789383145454
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Published: Tara Books - October 17th, 2017

Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator), Reggie Miller (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419726477
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Published: Abrams Image - October 10th, 2017

Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews Cover Image
By Jonathan Cott (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501173196
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 31st, 2017

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Bookshops: A Reader's History Cover Image
By Jorge Carrion, Peter Bush (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771961745
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Published: Biblioasis - October 31st, 2017

The California Field Atlas Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781597144025
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Published: Heyday Books - September 5th, 2017

Close Enough for the Angels Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781513260815
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Published: Petty Curse Books - September 5th, 2017

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307718280
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 5th, 2017

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Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A. Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631493119
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 5th, 2017

David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780316431712
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 10th, 2017

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Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781627794091
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - November 21st, 2017

Devotion Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300218626
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Published: Yale University Press - September 12th, 2017

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563249
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Published: Penguin Press - October 10th, 2017

Father's on the Phone with the Flies: A Selection Cover Image
By Herta Muller, Thomas Cooper (Translator)
$24.50
ISBN: 9780857424723
Availability: Backordered
Published: Seagull Books - December 15th, 2017

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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393249897
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 3rd, 2017

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691176949
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 22nd, 2017

Hunter of Stories Cover Image
By Eduardo Galeano, Mark Fried (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781568589909
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Published: Nation Books - November 14th, 2017

I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812988840
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 24th, 2017

I, Parrot: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781936787654
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - November 1st, 2017

Insomniac Dreams: Experiments with Time by Vladimir Nabokov Cover Image
By Vladimir Nabokov, Gennady Barabtarlo (Editor), Gennady Barabtarlo (Commentaries by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691167947
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 28th, 2017

The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook: Indian Spice, Oakland Soul Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762462452
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Published: Running Press Book Publishers - October 31st, 2017

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Leave Me Alone with the Recipes: The Life, Art, and Cookbook of Cipe Pineles Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632867131
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - October 17th, 2017

Leonardo Da Vinci Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501139154
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 17th, 2017

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Little Fires Everywhere Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735224292
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Published: Penguin Press - September 12th, 2017

Lou Reed: A Life Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316376556
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 10th, 2017

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The Lying Game Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156007
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 25th, 2017

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Made for Love Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062280558
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Published: Ecco Press - July 4th, 2017

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Manhattan Beach Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476716732
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 3rd, 2017

Mayhem: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780451493125
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 5th, 2017

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street: The New Home Cooking Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780316437288
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Published: Little Brown and Company - September 12th, 2017

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My Absolute Darling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211179
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 29th, 2017

A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780226291918
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 15th, 2017

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The Origin of Others Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780674976450
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 18th, 2017

The Origins of Creativity Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631493188
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - October 3rd, 2017

The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA Cover Image
By Nirmala Nataraj, Nasa (Photographer), Bill Nye (Preface by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781452159362
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - November 7th, 2017

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Reactions: An Illustrated Exploration of Elements, Molecules, and Change in the Universe Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780316391221
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - October 17th, 2017

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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374248130
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - October 17th, 2017

The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780226389578
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 17th, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393240801
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 12th, 2017

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The River of Consciousness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385352567
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 24th, 2017

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Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking Cover Image
By Samin Nosrat, Wendy Macnaughton (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781476753836
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 25th, 2017

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Sing, Unburied, Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501126062
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 5th, 2017

Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781101874813
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 24th, 2017

Vivian Maier: A Photographer's Life and Afterlife Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780226470757
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2017

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590566
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Published: One World - October 3rd, 2017

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White Fur Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780451497925
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Published: Hogarth Press - May 30th, 2017

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780812998931
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Published: Random House - October 24th, 2017