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ISBN: 9781594633737
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 2nd, 2017

Poet Patricia Lockwood’s memoir is hilarious and brilliantly weird as Lockwood tells the story of her unique family through her unique perspective. Her prose is like tripping as you walk into the room, grabbing onto a potted plant for balance, but, for once in your life, instead of falling on your face, you’re able to spin around until you’ve reset yourself like a tango dancer dipping nonplussed ficus. After spending time with Lockwood, you feel like you see a different world. This book gives you a new set of eyes.


The Moth Presents All These Wonders

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The Moth Presents All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown Cover Image
By Catherine Burns, Neil Gaiman (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781101904404
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Crown Archetype - March 21st, 2017

Behold, some of the best of 20 years of captivating stories told on The Moth radio show. These short gems capture magic in the hurly burly of life. A gorgeous gift for anyone and a keeper for your favorites shelf.


Hamlet Globe to Globe

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Hamlet Globe to Globe: Two Years, 193,000 Miles, 197 Countries, One Play Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802125620
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Published: Grove Press - April 26th, 2017

London's Globe Theater embarked on an ambitious project of bringing Hamlet to every country in the world, in honor of the Bard's 450th birthday (they made it to almost every one). This book is not just a rich evocation of many of the high points of those travels, but a series of brilliant meditations about the play itself and its continuing relevance in world in which we now live.


Pedal Power

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Pedal Power: How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374305277
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - March 28th, 2017

As a cyclist who regularly commutes by bike, I run into issues with cars and traffic on a daily basis. But visiting Amsterdam and biking around was a revelation. Thanks to Allan Drummond, young readers can now get a look at why Amsterdam is such a bike-friendly city and may feel inspired to take part in local activism.


The Outer Beach

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The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393081305
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 9th, 2017

Finch has collected shorter pieces from his long career into a narrative as if walking the Outer Cape, from Monomoy to the Provincelands. This is a meditative book rich with close descriptions of the continuously shifting sands and the creatures encountered there.


See Robert here on May 9.


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Calamities Cover Image
ISBN: 9781940696270
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Published: Wave Books - September 6th, 2016

Gladman is one of our most exciting and innovative writers, stretching the boundaries of every genre and style she attempts. Calamities is a collection of short essays about everything from navigating the trivialities of daily life to the very nature of narrative and writing.  


Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love

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ISBN: 9781573246989
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Published: Conari Press - May 1st, 2017

In this deeply affecting graphic memoir, Moss lays out the struggles of trying to live as her husband is dying of Lou Gehrig's disease. Her simple drawings reveal the pain and anguish her characters don't know how to express in words, making the format a perfect choice for the story.




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