• A Gambler's Anatomy: A Novel

    By Jonathan Lethem

    Our Price: $14.00 - $25.15
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385539906
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: October 2016
  • A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS

    By Robert F. Worth

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374252946
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: April 2016
    " In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and economic decay. From Egypt to Yemen, a generation of young Arabs insisted on a new ethos of common citizenship. Five years later, their utopian aspirations have taken on a darker cast as old divides reemerge and deepen. In one country after another, brutal terrorists and dictators have risen to the top. A Rage for Order is the first work of literary journalism to track the tormented legacy of what was once called the Arab Spring. In the style of V. S. Naipaul and Lawrence Wright, the distinguished New York Times correspondent Robert F. Worth brings the history of the present to life through vivid stories and portraits. We meet a Libyanrebel who must decide whether to kill the Qaddafi-regime torturer who murdered his brother; a Yemeni farmer who lives in servitude to a poetry-writing, dungeon-operating chieftain; and an Egyptian doctor who is caught between his loyalty to the Muslim Brotherhood and his hopes for a new, tolerant democracy. Combining dramatic storytelling with an original analysis of the Arab world today, A Rage for Order captures the psychic and actual civil wars raging throughout the Middle East, and explains how the dream of an Arab renaissance gave way to a new age of discord. "--
  • All That Man Is

    By David Szalay

    Our Price: $13.00 - $26.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781555977535
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: October 2016
  • All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

    By Rebecca Traister

    Our Price: $24.30
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476716565
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: March 2016
    "In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award­-finalist Rebecca Traister, "the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country" (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. For legions of women, living single isn't news; it's life. In 2009, the award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies--a book she thought would be a work of contemporary journalism--about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change--temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more.Today, only twenty percent of Americans are wed by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal." All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life andhow we got here, through the lens of the single American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, All the Single Ladies is destined to be a classic work of social history and journalism. Exhaustively researched, brilliantly balanced, and told with Traister's signature wit and insight, this book should be shelved alongside Gail Collins's When Everything Changed"--
  • American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

    By Jeffrey Toobin

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385536714
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: August 2016
    An account of the sensational 1974 kidnapping and trial of Patty Hearst describes the efforts of her family to secure her release, Hearst's baffling participation in a bank robbery and the psychological insights that prompted modern understandings about Stockholm syndrome.
  • An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

    By Peter Fritzsche

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780465057740
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: October 2016
  • Another Brooklyn

    By Jacqueline Woodson

    Our Price: $20.70
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062359988
    • Publisher: Amistad
    • Published: August 2016
  • The best-selling author of How to Live presents a spirited account of the Existentialist intellectual and philosophical movement of the 1930s while sharing insights into the contributions of key revolutionary thinkers and the movement's present-day legacy.
  • Barkskins

    By Annie Proulx

    Our Price: $28.80
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743288781
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: June 2016
    "Bark Skins open in New France in the late 18th century as Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman makes his way from Northern France to the homeland to seek a living. Bound to a "seigneur" for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardshipand violence, always in awe of the forest he is charged with clearing. In the course of this epic novel, Proulx tells the stories of Rene's children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, as well as the descendants of his friends and foes, as they travel back to Europe, to China, to New England, always in quest of a livelihood or fleeing stunningly brutal conditions--war, pestilence, Indian attacks, the revenge of rivals. Proulx's inimitable genius is her creation of characters who are so vivid--in their greed, lust, vengefulness, or their simple compassion and hope--that we follow them with fierce attention. This is Proulx's most ambitious novel ever, and her master work"--
  • Before the Fall

    By Noah Hawley

    Our Price: $13.00 - $23.40
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781455561780
    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
    • Published: May 2016
    The stories of 10 wealthy victims of a boat sinking intertwine with those of a down-on-his-luck painter and a 4-year-old boy, the tragedy's only survivors. By the Emmy-, Golden Globe- and Peabody Award-winning writer of Fargo. 100,000 first printing.
  • Behold the Dreamers

    By Imbolo Mbue

    Our Price: $25.20
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780812998481
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: August 2016
    Two marriages, one immigrant working class and the other from the top one percent, are shaped by financial circumstances, infidelities, secrets and the 2008 recession. A first novel.
  • Black Water

    By Louise Doughty

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374114015
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
    • Published: September 2016
  • Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

    By Patrick Phillips

    Our Price: $13.50 - $24.25
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393293012
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: September 2016
  • Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

    By Heather Ann Thompson

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375423222
    • Publisher: Pantheon
    • Published: August 2016
  • Born to Run

    By Bruce Springsteen

    Our Price: $16.00 - $29.25
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781501141515
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: September 2016