Craig's Picks

Craig's Picks

I'm a huge fan of innovative and moving fiction, travel narratives, and slightly off-center approaches to nonfiction (Here's looking at you, Maggie Nelson). Let's talk books sometime.

Tin Man: A Novel Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780735218765
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019

A beautiful portrait of a life at its midpoint. Winman's power lies in her ability to illuminate the complex and memorable inner lives of three people living in ordinary circumstances. 


So Much Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977825
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Graywolf Press - June 13th, 2017

A madcap triptych from one of our most underrated authors. Affairs, familial secrets, and the El Salvador civil war congregate to form the work of art at the center of this novel.


Independent People (Vintage International) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679767923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Vintage - January 14th, 1997

Has anyone ever made me feel this much empathy toward cows and sheep?? A classic--anyone who reads this will finish completely emotionally trashed. (Booking a ticket to Iceland ASAP.)


Goodbye, Vitamin: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250182555
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Picador - July 10th, 2018

Little Labors Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811222969
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: New Directions - March 26th, 2019

But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399184130
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Penguin Books - April 25th, 2017

The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780770436452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Hogarth - July 19th, 2016

Bioluminescent, gorgeously-rendered linked stories. Even better than his debut, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena.


Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

The Luminaries Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316074292
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Back Bay Books - October 7th, 2014

Gripping, clever, uniquely-structured. A soft brick full of magic and mystery that will yank you through its 830 pages with no chance of arrest.


Leaving the Atocha Station Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566892742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Coffee House Press - August 23rd, 2011

An American poet squandering his Guggenheim fellowship in Spain. Full of wondrous ruminations on love, art, loneliness abroad, poetry, youth, language barriers, and more.


Everything Is Illuminated Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060529703
Availability: Special Order -- These books can be hard for us to get
Published: Harper Perennial - April 1st, 2003

Read the book that put Foer on the map before his new one comes out this fall!


The Remains of the Day (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679731726
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Vintage - September 12th, 1990

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385494786
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Anchor - October 19th, 1999

A brilliant work with the pace of a thriller. Tragic and engrossing, a portrait of Earth's tallest mountain and those who choose to climb her. Every year that passes makes this book more relevant.
 


Song of Solomon (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033423
Availability: Backordered. There will likely be a delay in getting this book
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Three words: Great American Novel.
 


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Cover Image
By James Joyce, Seamus Deane (Introduction by), Seamus Deane (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780142437346
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Penguin Classics - March 25th, 2003

One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060883287
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 21st, 2006

Black Swan Green: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812974010
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 27th, 2007

The Argonauts Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781555977351
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

The White Album: Essays (FSG Classics) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374532079
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2009

The Crying of Lot 49 Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780060913076
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2006

A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

Homer Price (Puffin Modern Classics) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142404157
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Puffin Books - December 29th, 2005

Do you like doughnuts? If so, this is required reading.


Holes (Holes Series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440414803
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 5 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Yearling - May 9th, 2000

Professor Andersen's Night Cover Image
By Dag Solstad, Agnes Scott Langeland (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811228305
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: New Directions - July 30th, 2019

Lanny: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450208
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Graywolf Press - April 21st, 2020

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316551304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Back Bay Books - August 6th, 2019

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

The Last Samurai Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780811225502
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: New Directions - May 31st, 2016

Rusty Brown (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780375424328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Pantheon - September 24th, 2019

Love Cover Image
By Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780914671947
Availability: On Our Shelves Now as of 24 Hours Ago
Published: Archipelago - February 13th, 2018