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Out-of-the-box books, Oct. 2015

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New Books Posted, May 2015

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New Books Posted:

The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
Into the Looking-Glass Wood by Alberto Manguel
The Accidental Billionaires- The Founding of Facebook by Ben Mezrich (Movie Cover)
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Now Wait for Last Year by Philip K. Dick
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Strange Tales: From the Strand Magazine
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (Edited by Peter Clayton & Martin Price)
50 Facts That Should Change The World 2.0 by Jessica Williams
Lego: A Love Story by Jonathan Bender (Advance Uncorrected Proof)
Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio

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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell by Mark Kurlansky
Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design by Henry Petroski
The Home Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice on System Maintenance
The Nothing that Is: A Natural History of Zero by Robert Kaplan
Feudal Society: Volume 1- The Growth of Ties of Dependence by Marc Bloch
Nine Visions: A Book of Fantasies, edited by Andrea LaSonde Melrose
In the Wake of the Plague by Norman F. Cantor
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
The Science of James Bond by Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg
The Insanity Defense: The Complete Prose by Woody Allen
Teach Yourself: Copywriting by J. Jonathan Gabay

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Back in stock:

Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap.. by Jim Collins (HB)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (HB)
J.R.R. Tolkien: Architect of Middle Earth, a biography by Daniel Grotta-Kurska
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby (UK edition)
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
Identity by Milan Kundera (UK edition)
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna KaysenBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
The Professor and the Madman (Dictionary Origin)

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The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
Shampoo Planet by Douglas Coupland
The Hours by Michael Cunningham (Movie Cover)
The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras
Sun Tzu on the Art of War
Little Birds: Erotica by Anais Nin (Hardbound 1979)
Great House by Nicole Krauss (Hardbound)

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New Books Posted, February 2014

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Unsorted:

The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft
The Art of the Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief by Myles J. Connor Jr.
Don’t Try This at Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World’s Greatest Chefs
About the Author by Alfred and Emily Glossbrenner
The Green House by Mario Vargas Llosa
The Secret Life of Lobsters by Trevor Corson
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis (Complete)
The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Advance Reading Copy)
The Battle for God: A History of Fundamentalism by Karen Armstrong
Angry Candy by Harlan Ellison
1,000 Places To See Before You Die: A Traveler’s Life List
A Man Without A Country by Kurt Vonnegut
Useless Knowledge by Joe Edelman & David Samson
The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf

 

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The Best of the Best American Poetry 1988-1997 (Harold Bloom)
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie (Hardbound)
The Plague by Albert Camus
Other Fires: Short Fiction by Latin American Women
In Another Part of the Forest: An Anthology of Gay Short Fiction
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by Edward O. Wilson
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
It Must’ve Been Something I Ate by Jeffrey Steingarten
The Marquise of O – and Other Stories by Heinrich Von Kleist
The Watsons & Emma Watson: Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Completed by Joan Aiken
The Science of Aliens by Clifford Pickover
The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

In Another Part of the Forest

 

Sappho: Poems & Fragments (Balmer)
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
You Did What? Mad Plans & Great Historical Disasters
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (HB)
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Busting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid… by Ben Mezrich
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Movie Cover)
Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber by Stephen Yafa
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
When is a Pig a Hog? By Bernice Randall

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New Books Posted, September 2013

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Unsorted:

How To Be A Superhero by Doctor Metropolis
The Lover by Marguerite Duras (Movie Cover)
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
Forbidden Knowledge: Sex – 101 Sensual Acts NOT Everyone Should Know How to Do
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (Edited by Alan Ryan)
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (UK edition)
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
The Final Solution: A Story of Detection by Michael Chabon

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The Ground Beneath Her Feet by Salman Rushdie
The Princess Bride by William Goldman (30th Anniversary Edition)
An Introduction to Modern Philosophy by Garrett Thomson (1993)
Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History by Richard Shenkman
The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
What is the What by Dave Eggers
The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
V. by Thomas Pynchon
The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula by Roderick Anscombe
Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is Human by Michael Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan
The First Man by Albert Camus
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
The Geography of Thought by Richard E. Nisbett
Notorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll
Animal Farm by George Orwell (Centennial Edition)
Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art by James Hall
Essays of E.B. White
Generation of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson, Gonzo Papers Vol. 2
The Good Body by Eve Ensler
The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms (Edited by Ron Padgett)
The Mammoth Book of Tales from the Road (Kerouac, Steinbeck, Thompson, etc)
As Francesca by Martha Baer

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The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde
Mao II by Don DeLillo
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson (Medical Historical)
The Death of Ivan Ilych and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners by James Joyce
Bulfinch’s Greek and Roman Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch
The Rituals of Dinner by Margaret Visser
The Elements of Copywriting by Gary Blake and Robert W. Bly
The Russian Debutante’s Handbook by Gary Shteyngart

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New Books Posted, July 2012

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Will Eisner: Comics and Sequential Art
Understanding Manga and Anime by Robin E. Brenner
The Essential Feminist Reader (Modern Library Classics)
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse
Poems, Protest, and a Dream by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
Cannibalism: The Last Taboo! By Brian Marriner
Moksha by Aldous Huxley: Classic Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (Matheson, Lee, Stoker, Bloch)
A Dog’s Life by Peter Mayle (Hardbound)
Lamb by Christopher Moore

 

 

The Rose and the Beast by Francesca Lia Block
No Exit and Three Other Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre
On a Bed of Rice: An Asian American Erotic Feast
The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl (Hardbound)
After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
Everything Explained Through Flowcharts by Doogie Horner
Death in the Andes by Mario Vargas Llosa
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut
The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (George Mann, 2001)

 

Women of the Night, Hardbound (Gaiman, Dick, King)
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda (Hardbound)
One Times One by E. E. Cummings
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl
The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell (Advance Reader’s Edition)
Franz Kafka: The Metamorphosis/ Penal Colony/ Other Stories
Men and Cartoons by Jonathan Lethem
Grateful Dead Scrapbook: The Long, Strange Trip in Stories, Photos, and Memorabilia
How to See Faeries by Brian Froud & John Matthews (HB)
The Fabulous Girl’s Guide to Decorum by Kim Izzo and Ceri Marsh
Wide Open: Inspiration and Techniques for Art Journaling on the Edge (Book & Card Kit)
The Secret World of Fairies (Figurines)
Marvels by Alex Ross, Kurt Busiek (Hardbound, Comics)

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New Books Posted, Mar 2012

The New Dead: A Zombie Anthology (Edited by Christopher Golden)
The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King (Hardbound)
R.A. Salvatore: The Legend of Drizzt Collector’s Edition, Book I
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The Devil You Know by Mike Carey (Hardbound)
Out by Natsuo Kirino
All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe
The Godfather by Mario Puzo (Hardbound, BCE)
The Three Incestuous Sisters by Audrey Niffenegger (HB)
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore (SIGNED, Hardbound)
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
Baltasar and Blimunda by Jose Saramago (Nobel Prize 1998)
Forbidden Colors by Yukio Mishima
Celtic Fairy Tales: Collected by Joseph Jacobs
Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy by Jostein Gaarder (HB)
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Hardbound)
East of Eden by John Steinbeck -Centennial Edition
Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (Hardbound / Discworld)
The Truth by Terry Pratchett (Hardbound / Discworld)
Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman (Hardbound)
Herotica 6 (edited by Marcy Sheiner)
Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories by Thomas Mann
Great American Bathroom Book 1

The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece (HB)
The Bob Marley Reader: Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach
Fugitives and Refugees by Chuck Palahniuk (Hardbound)
Songbook by Nick Hornby (with 5 more essays!)
The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
History of Film by David Parkinson
Sin in the Second City (Madams, Ministers, Playboys) by Karen Abbott (HB)
The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper (Edited by Maxim Jakubowski & Nathan Braund)
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics by Tom Rogers
Travels with Dr. Death by Ron Rosenbaum (Investigative Journalism)
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

The Annotated Mona Lisa by Carol Strickland, 2nd edition
Great Books by David Denby
Ladyfingers and Nun’s Tummies by Martha Barnette
Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell
Chances Are…: Adventures in Probability
Zolar’s Encyclopedia of Ancient and Forbidden Knowledge
What Einstein Told His Barber by Robert L. Wolke

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Raw Images (Books – 03/21/12)

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Most books in this batch are in very good-good condition slightly used. Some may have price stickers/used book tags (please excuse this). There are no junks, you will be notified if condition deserves some clarification before purchase.

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Raw Images (Books – 02/02/12)

For inquiries please use this link, it is the most efficient way for us to read and reply to your message. Please be considerate and immediately settle the transaction if you reserve/order any.

Most books in this batch are in very good-good condition slightly used. Some may have price stickers/used book tags (please excuse this). There are no junks, you will be notified if condition deserves some clarification before purchase.

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Thank you for looking!
www.avalon.ph