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The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563645
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Published: Viking - September 21st, 2021

Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602604
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 7th, 2021

This Is Happiness Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635576313
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 31st, 2021

Draw Your World: How to Sketch and Paint Your Remarkable Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984858207
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Published: Watson-Guptill - June 22nd, 2021

Conquer the Day: A Book of Affirmations Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780063016491
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Published: Harper Design - April 27th, 2021

Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399581045
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Published: Ten Speed Press - February 11th, 2020

Baking With Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358223580
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Published: Harvest - October 19th, 2021

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura) Cover Image
$42.50
ISBN: 9781523502196
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 12th, 2021

The Northwest Gardens of Lord and Schryver Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780870711527
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Published: Oregon State University Press - October 29th, 2021

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Elements: The Powers, Uses, and Histories of Every Atom in the Universe Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781452161594
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 13th, 2021

Skunk and Badger (Skunk and Badger 1) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750057
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A delightful chapter book that brings smiles to readers of all ages. There’s a lot to like in this book: charming characters and illustrations, silly happenings, playful language, and (especially for adults), all too familiar relationships regarding domestic expectations. I’ve been giving this book to people I think could use a laugh (which means, uh, everyone).
 


Egg Marks the Spot (Skunk and Badger 2) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750064
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

This beautifully illustrated poem of a picture book celebrates Black boyhood, leaning into the joy and pride of a loved child. I love this line from the narrator: “I am good to the core, like the center of a cinnamon roll. Yeah, that good." We have signed copies.


Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

Fresh Water for Flowers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609456764
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Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224674
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Published: Penguin Books - November 2nd, 2021

East: 120 Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing [American Measurements] Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250750730
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020


I have loved cooking and eating Indian food since I first met Madhur Jaffrey on the page in the early nineties. Since then I’ve acquired so many cookbooks that I have to ask myself Seriously, do I really need another, and what goes out if one comes in? Hello East, I’ve got room on my shelf for you! Straight-forward recipes, vivid pictures, broad scope—“from Bangalore to Beijing”—and Meera Sodha’s friend-in-the-kitchen voice make this vegetarian/vegan cookbook appealing to both vegetarians and omnivores alike.


Dishoom: The first ever cookbook from the much-loved Indian restaurant Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781408890677
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 31st, 2019

The premise of this book is a journey down the streets of Bombay to eat in the Irani cafes of the authors’ youth, starting with breakfast at 8 o’clock and wrapping up with tipples at midnight. At a time of curtailed travel, it’s fun to imagine walking in the steps of the Dishoom itinerary (map included). It's a beautiful book—the photographs, illustrations, weight of the paper, cover—replete with stories and appetizing recipes.
 


Snacking Cakes: Simple Treats for Anytime Cravings: A Baking Book Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593139660
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 27th, 2020

As a shameless devotee of dessert for breakfast, this cookbook offers opportunities beyond “snacking.” Though I am no slouch in the kitchen, I'm always looking for good value recipes where minimal effort and maximum satisfaction converge. I like Yossy Arefi's  recipes, not only the range but also her tips and variations regarding pans, flavors and ingredients, and dressing up a simple cakes.