December 2015

New Year's Sale 2021


Slaughterhouse 90210

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ISBN: 9781250061102
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Flatiron Books - October 6th, 2015

What does Leo Tolstoy have to do with Orange is the New Black? Or Sylvia Plath with The Bachelor? Maris Kreizman's juxtapositions of great literature with pop culture icons are funny and clever, but also intuitively true on a deeper level the stories told through "high" and "low" culture may not be that different at their core. A great gift for the film, TV, and book lovers on your list.




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ISBN: 9780871404237
Availability: On Order at the Wholesaler
Published: Liveright - November 9th, 2015

Informed by the many new discoveries and interpretations of contemporary scholarship, yet eminently readable and conversational in tone, Beard engagingly reexamines what we know of ancient Roman history, in process revising many myths of its thousand year span.



Bitch Planet Volume 1

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ISBN: 9781632153661
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Published: Image Comics - October 20th, 2015

In a dystopian future, women who fight against the patriarchal regime are sent to an offworld prison colloquially referred to as “Bitch Planet.” A story about women who refuse to be boxed in and despite their society’s best efforts, remain noncompliant.



Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate our Shared Humanity

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ISBN: 9781566560894
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Published: Interlink Books - October 1st, 2015

It is meant to tug on your heart strings and, at the risk of editorializing, it SHOULD! The recipes in Soup for Syria are the basic stuff of life and have sustained these people for centuries. They aren’t fancy, but as we enter the winter season, these soups are just what we want … hearty and healthful. The likes of Anthony Bourdain, Ana Sortun, Yotam Ottolenghi, Alice Waters and others have contributed to this collection. Proceeds from sales of this book will help fund relief efforts for Syrian refugees. It is the holiday spirit all wrapped up in one single volume.



Baking With Less Sugar

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By Joanne Chang, Joseph De Leo (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781452133003
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 21st, 2015

Looking to cut down or eliminate sugar and still bake delicious desserts? Joanne Chang shows you the way with her easy to follow recipes and mouthwatering photos. My favorite: Apple Walnut Maple Cake. YUM!



The Occupation Trilogy

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ISBN: 9781632863720
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 22nd, 2015

Winner of the Nobel Prize in 2014 French author Patrick Modiano’s glistening, seductive novels are now being published in English.The Occupation Trilogy consists of three early novels looking backward to World War II.



Map: Exploring the World

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ISBN: 9780714869445
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 28th, 2015

More than just a collection of beautiful maps from around the world and throughout history, this book uses critical juxtaposition to create new perspectives on history, politics, and geography. Easily the most interesting coffee table book this year.




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