Booksmith Recommends: 2018 Holiday Season Edition!

 

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Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way: A Recipe Book By Rebekah Peppler Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524761752
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarkson Potter - October 16th, 2018

Beastie Boys Book By Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780812995541
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - October 30th, 2018

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home By Nora Krug Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476796628
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - October 2nd, 2018

Circe By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions [A Cocktail Recipe Book] By Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, David Kaplan Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781607749707
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 30th, 2018

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop By Vikki Tobak, Questlove (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Vikki Tobak, Questlove (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780525573883
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarkson Potter - October 16th, 2018

Coyote Doggirl By Lisa Hanawalt Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463257
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - August 21st, 2018

Creative Quest By Questlove Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062670557
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Ecco - April 24th, 2018

The Death of Mrs. Westaway By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156212
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 29th, 2018

Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs By Bill Cunningham, Hilton Als (Preface by) Cover Image
By Bill Cunningham, Hilton Als (Preface by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558705
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Penguin Press - September 4th, 2018

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom By David W. Blight Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781416590316
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel By Ingrid Rojas Contreras Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542722
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Doubleday - July 31st, 2018

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

Heavy: An American Memoir By Kiese Laymon Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501125652
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - October 16th, 2018

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization By Mary Beard Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631494406
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright - September 4th, 2018

How To Be A Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780544938328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - September 25th, 2018

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780062319784
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper - February 27th, 2018

The Incendiaries: A Novel By R. O. Kwon Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213890
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Riverhead Books - July 31st, 2018

Kudos: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #3) By Rachel Cusk Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279868
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 5th, 2018

The Library Book By Susan Orlean Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476740188
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

Lost Soul, Be at Peace By Maggie Thrash, Maggie Thrash (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Thrash, Maggie Thrash (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763694197
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - October 9th, 2018

Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand By Oliver Jeffers, Bono (Contributions by), John Maeda (Contributions by), Sharon Matt Atkins (Contributions by), Quentin Blake (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Bono (Contributions by), John Maeda (Contributions by), Sharon Matt Atkins (Contributions by), Quentin Blake (Contributions by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9780847862993
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rizzoli - October 16th, 2018

Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (For the Cosmically Curious) By Michael Wall, PhD, Karl Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Wall, PhD, Karl Tate (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538729373
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 13th, 2018

Rich Table: (Cookbook of California Cuisine, Fine Dining Cookbook, Recipes From Michelin Star Restaurant) By Sarah Rich, Evan Rich, Carolyn Alburger (With), Alanna Hale (Photographs by), Kate Williams (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Sarah Rich, Evan Rich, Carolyn Alburger (With), Alanna Hale (Photographs by), Kate Williams (Contributions by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452156378
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 18th, 2018

A River of Stars: A Novel By Vanessa Hua Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399178788
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Ballantine Books - August 14th, 2018

Sabrina By Nick Drnaso Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781770463165
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 22nd, 2018

Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food By Nik Sharma Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452163994
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - October 2nd, 2018

The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe By Rajat Parr, Jordan Mackay Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399578236
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 23rd, 2018

The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition (Earthsea Cycle) By Ursula  K. Le Guin, Charles Vess (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Charles Vess (Illustrator)
$59.99
ISBN: 9781481465588
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: S&S/Saga Press - October 30th, 2018

The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings By Leonard Cohen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374156060
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 2nd, 2018

The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive By David Remnick (Foreword by), Bob Mankoff (Editor) Cover Image
By David Remnick (Foreword by), Bob Mankoff (Editor)
$100.00
ISBN: 9780316436670
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 2nd, 2018

There There: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525520375
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

These Truths: A History of the United States By Jill Lepore Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780393635249
Availability: Out of Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 18th, 2018

Tin Man: A Novel By Sarah Winman Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780735218727
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 15th, 2018

Transcription: A Novel By Kate Atkinson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316176637
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 25th, 2018

Unsheltered: A Novel By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062684561
Availability: Hard to Find (or) Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Harper - October 16th, 2018