August 2013

Nothing to Envy

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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385523912
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Published: Random House - September 21st, 2010

If you were hung up on the Hunger Games or 1984 read about the real life dystopia that is North Korea, through the stories of everyday North Koreans.  It is terrifying, timely, and heartbreakingly true.


A Very Long Engagement

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A Very Long Engagement: A Novel Cover Image
By Sébastien Japrisot, Linda Coverdale (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780312424589
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Because of how it is sold to us we cannot accept a return of this title.
Published: Picador - November 15th, 2004

I can't say enough good things about A Very Long Engagement, a love story and thriller about a young Frenchwoman who simply will not accept news of her fiance’s ignominious death in the trenches of World War 1. Full of twists and turns, combining history, mystery and romance, and told from the point of view of one very scrappy and determined woman, it's a page-turner with characters you'll remember for a long time.


My Lunches with Orson

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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805097252
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Metropolitan Books - July 16th, 2013

Golden, just golden! You like serious cinema history?  You like outrageous Hollywood dish? Page after page of nuggets dispensed over languid lunches at Ma Maison by the old master with director Henry Jaglom and others, edited by film author Peter Biskind (Easy Riders, Raging Bulls).


Pineapple Grenade

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Pineapple Grenade: A Novel (Serge Storms #15) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061876936
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 10th, 2012

Like Carl Hiaasen, Dorsey is a native Floridian and a newsman (so he knows the way things really work under the surface).  He expresses his rage at the rampant degradation of his state with wicked, absolutely berserk humor.  Like Hiaasen dialed up to 10.


Pieces for the Left Hand

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Pieces for the Left Hand: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555975234
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 31st, 2009

Little stories with huge impact - try reading them out loud to a friend and you will be laughing or gasping and always wanting more. They are short but not always sweet. They are sly, amusing, and moving. “Fingers” is shocking, “Directions” is quite funny, and “Kiss” is almost sweet. All are very addicting, and a pleasure to read.


King Jack and the Dragon

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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780803736986
Availability: On Order at the Wholesaler
Published: Dial Books - August 18th, 2011

Summer nights, lost in an imaginary game, remember? This charming book, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, brings all those memories together in this perfect bedtime story.


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By Peter Bently, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780803739871
Published: Dial Books - May 16th, 2013

The Twenty-Year Death

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ISBN: 9780857689184
Published: Hard Case Crime - August 6th, 2013

Three novels, each in the style of a classic detective novelist, combine to tell one story. Simenon, Chandler, and Thompson, watch over the life of American author Shem Rosenkrantz as death and tragedy follow him throughout his life. This is a must for fans of classic and contemporary detective novels and for anyone who enjoys old stories told in new ways.


New School

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ISBN: 9781606996447
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Published: Fantagraphics - July 5th, 2013

Weird and beautiful, New School is Dash Shaw’s unique riff on the boy adventure story. Set in a world where themes parks are major aspects of culture on an island where a visionary is trying to create a time-traveling park that lets visitors experience major historic moments...That’s the thing about Dash Shaw. Even after you’ve arrived, you’re never quite sure where you’ve been. New School is another great work from an important and unique voice in graphic novels.



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