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209 pp. Hardcover
Art, Architecture & Design
Joining the Dots: Uniting Salisbury's Past through Holes in the Ground
Phil Harding, Lorrain Higbee, Lorraine Mepham

This volume attempts to bring diverse strands of archaeological evidence together for the first time to tell the story of this cathedral city, Salisbury, and its residents through its engaging past.

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197 pp. Hardcover
Art, Architecture & Design
Marie Laurencin: Sapphic Paris
edited by Simonetta Fraquelli and Cindy Kang

This book offers a long-overdue reassessment of the career of the Parisian-born artist Marie Laurencin (1883–1956), who moved seamlessly between the Cubist avant-garde and lesbian literary and artistic circles, as well as the realms of fashion, ballet, and decorative arts. It reveals the vital influence of Laurencin, her visual idiom, and her sexual expression on the modernism of twentieth-century Paris.

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95 pp. Hardcover
Art, Architecture & Design
Never Broken: Visualizing Lenape Histories
Joe Baker (Editor), Laura Igoe (Editor)

Through a focus on Lenape art, culture, and history and a critical examination of historical visualizations of Native and European American relationships, Never Broken explores the ways in which art can create, challenge, and rewrite history.

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239 pp. Hardcover
Art, Architecture & Design
The Rossettis
Carol Jacobi

The Rossettis approach to art, love, and lifestyles is considered revolutionary. The book is an exploration of these figures and includes a range of short thematic essays based on fresh and surprising research, all accompanied by beautiful and iconic Pre-Raphaelite illustrations.

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814 pp. Hardcover
Biography
An Ordinary Man: The Surprising Life and Historic Presidency of Gerald R. Ford
Richard Norton Smith

From the preeminent presidential scholar and acclaimed biographer of historical figures including George Washington, Herbert Hoover, and Nelson Rockefeller comes this eye-opening life of Gerald R. Ford, whose presidency arguably set the course for post-liberal America and a post-Cold War world.

One of Wall Street Journal's 10 best Books of 2023

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271 pp. Hardcover
Biography
Good Girls: A Story and Study of Anorexia
Hadley Freeman

From Hadley Freeman, bestselling author of House of Glass, comes a “riveting” (The New York Times) memoir about her experience as an anorexic and her journey to recovery.

One of Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Books of 2023

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360 pp. Hardcover
Biography
Goodbye Russia: Rachmaninoff in Exile
Fiona Maddocks

The moving story of Rachmaninoff's years in exile in America and the composition of his last great work, against a cataclysmic backdrop of two world wars and personal tragedy.

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428 pp. Hardcover
Biography
Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country
Patricia Evangelista

Journalist Patricia Evangelista’s meticulously reported and deeply human chronicle of the Philippines’ drug war. For six years, Evangelista chronicled the killings carried out by police and vigilantes in the name of Duterte’s war on drugs—a war that has led to the slaughter of thousands—immersing herself in the world of killers and survivors and capturing the atmosphere of fear created when an elected president decides that some lives are worth less than others.

Time’s #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year; A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year; A Best Book of the Year: The New Yorker, The Economist, Chicago Public Library, CrimeReads

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629 pp. Hardcover
Biography
The Life and Ideas of James Hillman: Volume II: Re-Visioning Psychology
Dick Russell

Volume Two of The Life and Ideas of James Hillman takes up Hillman’s mid-life when he set about returning psychology to its Soul-rich roots in Greek mythology and Renaissance esotericism.

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230 pp. Paperback
Fiction
A Dictator Calls
Ismail Kadare

Using a sophisticated and literary version of the ever-popular game of telephone to examine the relationship of writers with tyranny, Ismail Kadare reflects on three particular minutes in a long moment of time when the dark shadow of Joseph Stalin passed over the world.

Winner of the Man Booker International Prize; One of The Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Books of the Year

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272 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Across So Many Seas
Ruth Behar

Spanning over 500 years, Pura Belpré Award winner Ruth Behar's epic novel tells the stories of four girls from different generations of a Jewish family, many of them forced to leave their country and start a new life.

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320 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Acts of Forgiveness
Maura Cheeks

With powerful insight and moving prose, Acts of Forgiveness asks how history shapes who we become and considers the weight of success when it is achieved despite incredible odds—and ultimately what leaving behind a legacy truly means.

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107 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Aliss at the Fire
Jon Fosse

A haunting exploration of love and loss that ranks among the greatest meditations on marriage and human fate.

Winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize for Literature

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326 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Beautyland
Marie-Helene Bertino

From the acclaimed author of Parakeet, Marie-Helene Bertino’s Beautyland is a wise, tender novel about a woman who doesn't feel at home on Earth.

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390 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Burma Sahib
Paul Theroux

From the acclaimed author of The Mosquito Coast and The Bad Angel Brothers comes a riveting new novel exploring one of English literature’s most beloved and controversial figures—George Orwell—and the early years as an officer in colonial Burma that transformed him from Eric Blair, the British Raj policeman, into Orwell the anticolonial writer.

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386 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Come and Get It
Kiley Reid

From the celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Such a Fun Age comes a fresh and provocative story about a residential assistant and her messy entanglement with a professor and three unruly students.

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147 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Days at the Morisaki Bookshop
Satoshi Yagisawa

The wise and charming international bestseller and hit Japanese movie—about a young woman who loses everything but finds herself—a tale of new beginnings, romantic and family relationships, and the comfort that can be found in books.

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324 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Diva
Daisy Goodwin

New York Times bestselling author Daisy Goodwin returns with a story of the scandalous love affair between the most celebrated opera singer of all time and one of the richest men in the world.

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247 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Earthlings
Sayaka Murata

Dreamlike, sometimes shocking, and always strange and wonderful, Earthlings asks what it means to be happy in a stifling world, and cements Sayaka Murata's (author of Convenience Store Woman) status as a master chronicler of the outsider experience and our own uncanny universe.

National Bestseller

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249 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 is a 1953 dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury. It presents an American society where books have been personified and outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found.

Retro Hugo Award for Best Novel; Prometheus Hall of Fame Award

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368 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Familia
Lauren E. Rico

Readers of Olga Dies Dreaming and fans of Julia Alvarez will be captivated by this spellbinding story told from multiple perspectives and spanning a generation, as a baffling genealogy test connects two young women across cultures and class and sets in motion the events that might unravel a decades-old crime at last.

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386 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Family Family
Laurie Frankel

New from the New York Times bestselling author, a propulsive sharply funny and strikingly tender novel tackling first love, second love, parenting, adoption, and all the ways families are fraught, no matter how they're formed and even if you happen to be a movie star.

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363 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel
The Authors Guild, Margaret Atwood, Douglas Preston

Set in a Lower East Side tenement in the early days of the COVID-19 lockdowns, Fourteen Days is an irresistibly propulsive collaborative novel from the Authors Guild, with an unusual twist: each character in this diverse, eccentric cast of New York neighbors has been secretly written by a different, major literary voice—from Margaret Atwood and Celeste Ng to Tommy Orange and John Grisham.

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340 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Hard by a Great Forest
Leo Vardiashvili

Amid rubble and rebuilding in a former Soviet land, one family must rescue one another and put the past to rest: a stirring novel about what happens after the fighting is over.

Named one of The Observer's 10 Best New Novelists for 2024

 

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425 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Honeybees and Distant Thunder
Riku Onda

Tender and intense from the million-copy award-winning Japanese bestseller, this is the unflinching story of love, courage and rivalry as three young people come to understand what it means to truly be a friend.

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512 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Iron Flame
Rebecca Yarros

The second book in Yarros's wildly popular The Empyrean series.

#1 New York Times bestseller; Audible Best Books of 2023; Amazon Best Books of the Year, #4; Apple Best Books of the Year 2023

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287 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Kantika
Elizabeth Graver

A haunting, inspiring meditation on the tenacity of women, this lush, lyrical novel from Elizabeth Graver celebrates the insistence on seizing beauty and grabbing hold of one’s one and only life.

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191 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Life Ceremony: Stories
Sayaka Murata

The long-awaited first short story-collection by the author of the cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, tales of weird love, heartfelt friendships, and the unsettling nature of human existence.

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112 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Love Novel
Ivana Sajko

Love in late capitalism: Ivana Sajko takes us to the frontlines of a war waged between kitchen and bedroom.

Winner of the HKW Internationaler Literaturpreis • Shortlisted for the 2023 Dublin Literary Award 

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105 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Minor Detail
Adania Shibli

A searing, beautiful novel meditating on war, violence, memory, and the sufferings of the Palestinian people.

Finalist for the National Book Award

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398 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
My Friends
Hisham Matar

A devastating meditation on friendship and family, and the ways in which time tests—and frays—those bonds.

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662 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Praiseworthy
Alexis Wright

An astonishing and monumental masterpiece from the towering Australian writer Alexis Wright whose “words explode from the page” (The Monthly)

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342 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
River East, River West
Aube Rey Lescure

Set against the backdrop of developing modern China, this mesmerizing literary debut is part coming-of-age tale, part family and social drama, as it follows two generations searching for belonging and opportunity in a rapidly changing world—perfect for readers of Behold the DreamersWhite Ivy, and The Leavers.

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232 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Self-Portraits
Osamu Dazai

In these short stories, collected and translated by Ralph McCarthy, we can see just how closely Dazai’s life mirrored his art, and vice versa, as the writer/narrator falls from grace, rises to fame, and falls again.

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122 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
Shy
Max Porter

A novel about guilt, rage, imagination, and boyhood, about being lost in the dark and learning you’re not alone.

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432 pp. Paperback
Fiction
The Annual Banquet of the Gravediggers’ Guild
Mathias Énard

From the winner of the Prix Goncourt, an exciting comic masterwork rooted in the French countryside. Brimming with Énard's characteristic wit and encyclopedic brilliance, this is a riotous novel where the edges between past and present are constantly dissolving, against a Rabelaisian backdrop of excess.

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417 pp. Paperback
Fiction
The Good Lord Bird
James McBride

From the bestselling author of The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive.

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction

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171 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Lost Wife
Susanna Moore

One of the most compelling and sensual writers brings to life a devastating Native American revolt and the woman caught in the middle of the conflict in this novel about a seminal and shameful moment in America’s conquest of the West.

One of Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Books of 2023

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272 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Road from Belhaven
Margot Livesey

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy, a novel about a young woman whose gift of second sight complicates her coming of age in late-nineteenth-century Scotland.

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181 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Second Sword: A Tale from the Merry Month of May, & My Day in the Other Land: A Tale of Demons
Peter Handke

Two novellas by Peter Handke―his first new works since he won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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219 pp. Paperback
Fiction
The Singularity
Balsam Karam

Lyrical and devastating, The Singularity is a breathtaking study of grief, migration, and motherhood from one of Sweden’s most exciting new novelists.

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339 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Storm We Made
Vanessa Chan

A sweeping epic about an unlikely spy, a secret love affair, and the uncontrollable forces that will test even the most unbreakable ties. Set in Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II, this spellbinding novel chronicles a mother and her children as they grapple with the consequences of colonial power and the shocking repercussions that follow for their family and their country.

National Bestseller; A Good Morning America Pick

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336 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Sun Walks Down
Fiona McFarlane

The colonial Australia of The Sun Walks Down is noisy with opinions, arguments, longings, and terrors. It’s haunted by many gods―the sun among them. Told in many ways and by many voices, McFarlane’s new novel pulses with love, art, and the unbearable divine.

Short-Listed for the 2023 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction; Named a Top 10 Best Book of 2023 by The Wall Street Journal; Named a Best Book of 2023 by Kirkus and Chicago Public Library

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265 pp. Paperback
Fiction
The Ukraine
Artem Chapeye

A stunning debut collection of fiction and creative nonfiction— irreverent and unglorified; loving and tender; uncomfortable and inconvenient—by a Ukrainian writer currently fighting for his country in Kyiv.

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471 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
The Women
Kristin Hannah

From the celebrated author of The Nightingale and The Four Winds comes Kristin Hannah's The Women―at once an intimate portrait of coming of age in a dangerous time and an epic tale of a nation divided.

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177 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
This Plague of Souls
Mike McCormack

The follow-up to Booker-listed literary sensation Solar Bones is a terse metaphysical thriller, named a most anticipated book of the year by The GuardianThe Irish Times, and The New Statesman.

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168 pp. Paperback
Fiction
Where the Wind Calls Home
Samar Yazbek

In this new novel by Syria’s most prominent writer of the National Book Award Finalist Planet of Clay, a wounded nineteen-year-old soldier in the Syrian Army remembers his life lived in the traditional Alawite way. 

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222 pp. Hardcover
Fiction
You Dreamed of Empires
Álvaro Enrigue

From a visionary Mexican author, a hallucinatory, revelatory, colonial revenge story that reimagines the fall of Tenochtitlan. The incomparably original Alvaro Enrigue sets afire the moment of conquest and turns it into a moment of revolution, a restitutive, fantastical counter-attack, in a novel so electric and so unique that it feels like a dream.

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144 pp. Paperback
Fiction
You Glow in the Dark
Liliana Colanzi

Introducing the Bolivian writer Liliana Colanzi, You Glow in the Dark glimmers with an unearthly light and a nearly radioactive power.

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368 pp. Paperback
Graphic Novel
Black Hole
Charles Burns

The story of a strange plague devastating the lives of teenagers in mid-1970s suburban Seattle, revealing the horrifying nature of high school alienation—the savagery, the cruelty, the relentless anxiety, and the ennui.

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105 pp. Hardcover
Graphic Novel
Ex Libris
Matt Madden

Ex Libris revolves around a character trapped in a room with nothing but a futon and a bookcase full of comics. As they peruse covers, read stories and fragments of stories, they begin to suspect that the comics contain hidden messages and… a threat.

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216 pp. Hardcover
Graphic Novel
The Man Without Talent
Yoshiharu Tsuge

A Japanese manga legend's autobiographical graphic novel about a struggling artist and the first full-length work by the great Yoshiharu Tsuge available in the English language.

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414 pp. Hardcover
History
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World
John Vaillant

A stunning account of a colossal wildfire and a panoramic exploration of the rapidly changing relationship between fire and humankind from the award-winning, best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce 

Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction; Finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction; A Best Book of the Year: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, TIME, NPR, Slate, and Smithsonian.

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128 pp. Hardcover
History
Lost Chester County, Pennsylvania
Mark Dewitt Lanyon

Chester County has a deep and enriching history, from sites of the Underground Railroad to great moments of Women's Suffrage and incredible remnants of Native American culture. Author Mark DeWitt Lanyon charts Chester County's lost history and the places that defined it.

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334 pp. Hardcover
History
Making It in America: The Almost Impossible Quest to Manufacture in the U.S.A. (And How It Got That Way)
Rachel Slade

A moving and eye-opening look at the story of manufacturing in America, whether it can ever successfully return to our shores, and why our nation depends on it, told through the experience of one young couple in Maine as they attempt to rebuild a lost industry, ethically. • From the best-selling author of Into the Raging Sea

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317 pp. Hardcover
History
Palestine 1936: The Great Revolt and the Roots of the Middle East Conflict
Oren Kessler

A gripping, profoundly human, yet even-handed narrative of the origins of the Middle East conflict, with enduring resonance and relevance for our time.

One of the Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Books of 2023; Named a Booklist Editors' Choice in History: Adult Books, 2023

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283 pp. Hardcover
History
Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution
Tania Branigan

An indelible exploration of the invisible scar that runs through the heart of Chinese society and the souls of its citizens.

Winner of the 2023 Cundill History Prize; Shortlisted for the 2023 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction; Shortlisted for the 2023 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction; One of the Wall Street Journal's Ten Best Books of 2023; One of Time's 100 Must-Read Books of 2023 

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403 pp. Paperback
History
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown

The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about the American Olympic rowing triumph in Nazi Germany—from the author of Facing the Mountain.

Now a Major Motion Picture directed by George Clooney

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256 pp. Hardcover
History
The Cancer Factory: Industrial Chemicals, Corporate Deception, and the Hidden Deaths of American Workers
Jim Morris

The story of a group of Goodyear Tire and Rubber workers fatally exposed to toxic chemicals, the lawyer who sought justice on their behalf, and the shameful lack of protection our society affords all workers. A gripping narrative in the tradition of A Civil Action and Toms River.

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1,133 pp. Hardcover
History
The New Roman Empire: A History of Byzantium
Anthony Kaldellis

Covering political and military history as well as all the major changes in religion, society, demography, and economy, Kaldellis's volume is divided into ten chronological sections which begin with the foundation of Constantinople in 324 AD and end with the fall of the empire to the Ottoman Turks in the fifteenth century. The book incorporates new findings, explains recent interpretive models, and presents well-known historical characters and events in a new light.

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280 pp. Paperback
History
The Shortest History of India: From the World’s Oldest Civilization to Its Largest Democracy―A Retelling for Our Times
John Zubrzycki

5,000 years of history―from the Bhagavad Gita to Bollywood―fill this masterful portrait of the world’s most populous nation and a rising global power. The Shortest History books deliver thousands of years of history in one riveting, fast-paced read.

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260 pp. Hardcover
Miscellaneous
Slow Down: The Degrowth Manifesto
Kōhei Saitō

Kohei Saito delivers a bold and urgent call for a return to Marxism in order to stop climate change. Here he argues that by returning to a system of social ownership, we can restore abundance and focus on those activities that are essential for human life, effectively reversing climate change and saving the planet.

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225 pp. Hardcover
Miscellaneous
The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind
Melissa S. Kearney

The surprising story of how declining marriage rates are driving many of the country’s biggest economic problems.

One of Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Books of 2023

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268 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
Christmas Presents
Lisa Unger

Coupling a picturesque, cozy setting with a deeply unsettling suspenseful plot, Christmas Presents is a chilling seasonal novella that can be enjoyed all year long.

SheReadsCriminal ElementCrimeReads, and Zibby Mag “Most Anticipated” Thriller

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pp. Paperback
Mystery
Death Under a Little Sky
Stig Abell

In this widely praised debut crime thriller, a high-flying detective leaves London for a fresh start in the countryside—only to find himself on familiar ground hunting for a dangerous killer.

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320 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect
Benjamin Stevenson

From the bestselling author of Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone, a fiendishly fun locked room (train) murder mystery that "offers a tip of the hat to the great Agatha Christie novel while at the same time being a modern reinvention of it" (Nita Prose) -- perfect for fans of Richard Osman and Anthony Horowitz

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342 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
One Wrong Word
Hank Phillippi Ryan

A heart-racing new psychological thriller from USA Today bestselling and multiple award-winning author, Hank Phillippi Ryan.

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book
343 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
Radiant Heat
Sarah-Jane Collins

When a catastrophic wildfire suddenly rips through a woman’s hometown, she thinks she is lucky to have survived . . . until she finds a dead woman in her driveway, clutching a piece of paper with her name on it.

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294 pp. Paperback
Mystery
The Excitements
CJ Wray

Arriving in Paris to receive the Légion d'honneur for their part in the liberation of France, the 90-something Williamson sisters, Britain's most treasured World War II veterans, use this opportunity to settle scores, avenge lost friends and pull off one last, daring heist before their illustrious careers are over.

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298 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
The Fury
Alex Michaelides

A masterfully paced thriller about a reclusive ex–movie star and her famous friends whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island is upended by a murder ― from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient

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340 pp. Paperback
Mystery
The Lies You Wrote
Brianna Labuskes

For a brilliant forensic linguist, crimes of the past hold clues to new series of murders in a twisting novel of suspense by the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of A Familiar Sight.

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453 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
The Mountain King
Anders de la Motte

This atmospheric and sinister mystery will have you “hooked from the very first page” (Kyle Mills, #1 New York Times bestselling author) as it follows a brilliant female detective investigating the darkest side of humanity.

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280 pp. Hardcover
Mystery
Village in the Dark
Iris Yamashita

Detective Cara Kennedy thought she’d lost her husband and son in an accident, but harrowing evidence has emerged that points to murder--and she will stop at nothing to find the truth in this riveting mystery from the author of City Under One Roof.

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233 pp. Hardcover
Politics
Bottoms Up and the Devil Laughs: A Journey Through the Deep State
Kerry Howley

A wild, humane, and hilarious meditation on post-privacy America—from the acclaimed author of Thrown. In Bottoms Up and the Devil Laughs, essayist and author Kerry Howley reveals the inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community, uncovering a shadow America more fascinating and more unsettling than one could imagine.

A New York Times Top 10 Ten Book of the Year; A Vanity Fair Best Book of the Year

 

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369 pp. Hardcover
Science
Tripping on Utopia: Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the Troubled Birth of Psychedelic Science
Benjamin Breen

A bold and brilliant revisionist take on the history of psychedelics in the twentieth century, illuminating how a culture of experimental drugs shaped the Cold War and the birth of Silicon Valley.

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136 pp. Paperback
Travel
Marrakesh (Pocket Rough Guide)
Rough Guides

Discover this vibrant city with the most incisive and entertaining travel guide on the market.

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48 pp. Hardcover
Youth
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation
Barry Wittenstein; Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)

As a new generation of activists demands an end to racism, A Place to Land reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and the movement that it galvanized.

Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

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40 pp. Hardcover
Youth
Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon
Kelly Starling Lyons; Illustrated by Laura Freeman

This picture book celebrates a contemporary black role model whose quiet work enabled the creation of the iconic Smithsonian Natioal Museum of African American History and Culture. With stirring text by Kelly Starling Lyons, vibrant pictures by Laura Freeman, and an afterword from Philip Freelon himself, it is sure to inspire the next generation of dreamers and builders.

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40 pp. Hardcover
Youth
Ice Cream Man: How Augustus Jackson Made a Sweet Treat Better
Glenda Armand, Kim Freeman, Keith Mallett

Shining a light on the little-known visionary that was August Jackson (who served a few presidents as the White House chef), this inspiring picture-book biography includes an afterword, a list of sources, and an easy-to-follow recipe so readers can make their own delicious ice cream!

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385 pp. Hardcover
Youth
Infinity Alchemist
Kacen Callender

Discovered practicing alchemy by apprentice Ramsay Thorne, Ash must help her find a sacred text of extraordinary power - a journey that forces him to discover his own definition of true power and how far he will go to seize it.

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