Booksmith Recommends: 2018 Holiday Season Edition!

 

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Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524761752
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 16th, 2018

Beastie Boys Book Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780812995541
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 30th, 2018

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476796628
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Published: Scribner - October 2nd, 2018

CIRCE Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781607749707
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 30th, 2018

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

Coyote Doggirl Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463257
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - August 21st, 2018

Creative Quest Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062670557
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Published: Ecco - April 24th, 2018

The Death of Mrs. Westaway Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156212
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 29th, 2018

Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs Cover Image
By Bill Cunningham, Hilton Als (Preface by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558705
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Published: Penguin Press - September 4th, 2018

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781416590316
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542722
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Published: Doubleday - July 31st, 2018

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
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Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501125652
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Published: Scribner - October 16th, 2018

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631494406
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 4th, 2018

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544938328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 25th, 2018

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer Cover Image
By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062319784
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Published: Harper - February 27th, 2018

The Incendiaries: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213890
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 31st, 2018

Kudos: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279868
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 5th, 2018

The Library Book Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476740188
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

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

Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Bono (Contributions by), John Maeda (Contributions by), Sharon Matt Atkins (Contributions by), Quentin Blake (Contributions by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9780847862993
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Published: Rizzoli - October 16th, 2018

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

Rich Table Cover Image
By Sarah Rich, Evan Rich, Carolyn Alburger (With), Alanna Hale (Photographs by), Kate Williams (Contributions by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452156378
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 18th, 2018

A River of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399178788
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 14th, 2018

Sabrina Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781770463165
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 22nd, 2018

Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food Cover Image
By Nik Sharma, John Birdsall (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781452163994
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 2nd, 2018

The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste: A Field Guide to the Great Wines of Europe Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399578236
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 23rd, 2018

The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition (Earthsea Cycle) Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Charles Vess (Illustrator)
$59.99
ISBN: 9781481465588
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Published: Saga Press - October 30th, 2018

The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374156060
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 2nd, 2018

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

There There: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520375
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Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780393635249
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 18th, 2018

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

Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316176637
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 25th, 2018

Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062684561
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Published: Harper - October 16th, 2018