Tag Archive for New Books

New Books Posted, August 2014

book4

 

Book 4 by Aleister Crowley
The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches by Christine Ammer (2nd Edition)
Science’s Trickiest Questions by Paul Kuttner
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio (A Norton Critical Edition)
Death in the Andes by Mario Vargas Llosa
The North China Lover by Marguerite Duras
The Duel by Anton Chekhov (Movie Cover)
Seven Japanese Tales by Junichiro Tanizaki
How to Read a French Fry by Russ Parsons
The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend by Sir Thomas Malory, a retelling by Peter Ackroyd
The Nasty Bits by Anthony Bourdain
Sleep Demons: An Insomniac’s Memoir by Bill Hayes
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
Mythology by Edith Hamilton (1998)
Dreammakers: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers at Work by Charles Platt
On The Road by Jack Kerouac

 

decameron

 

The Girls’ Book of Excellence: Even More Ways to Be the Best at Everything (Hardbound)
The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa
What Women Want: The Science of Female Shopping by Paco Underhill
God and the Philosophers: The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss (Hardbound)
How Things Are Made: From Automobiles to Zippers (Hardbound)
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Wizards: Stories of Mischief, Magic and Mayhem
Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places by Ursula K. Le Guin
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
The Avram Davidson Treasury: A Tribute Collection
Widdershins (Newford) by Charles de Lint
The Blue Girl by Charles de Lint
The Portable James Joyce
The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry by Kathryn & Ross Petras
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

 

sciencetrickiest

 

The Stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
Rocks of Ages by Stephen Jay Gould
Don’t Know Much About History, Anniversary Edition: Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned
Sperm are from Men, Eggs are from Women by Joe Quirk (Hardbound)
Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities by Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
Marx for Beginners by Rius (Comic Book Form)
Introducing Aristotle by Rupert Woodfin and Judy Groves (Comic Book Form)
Introducing Muhammad by Ziauddin Sardar and Zafar Abbas Malik (Comic book form)
Peace for Beginners by Ian Kellas (Comic Book Form)
Bukowski for Beginners by Carlos Polimeni (Comic Book Form)
Peanuts Classics: The Way of the Fussbudget Is Not Easy by Charles M. Schulz (Comics)

New Books Posted, June 2014

Call of Cthulhu

 

Good Benito by Alan Lightman (Einstein’s Dreams, Hardbound)
Slam by Nick Hornby (Hardbound)
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan (Hardbound 1st/1st)
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
Summerland by Michael Chabon (Hardbound)
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon
Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice by A.S. Byatt
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Clumsiest People in Europe, or: Mrs. Mortimer’s Bad-Tempered Guide to the Victorian World (HB)
Poplorica: Popular History of Fads, Mavericks, Inventions…
Why Do Donuts Have Holes: Fascinating Facts About What We Eat and Drink by Don Voorhees.
The Baby Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-shooting…
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Baudolino by Umberto Eco (Hardbound)
Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Defined a Generation
The Straight Dope by Cecil Adams
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner (Hardbound)

 

How to be a Superhero

 

How to be a Superhero by Mark Leigh and Mike Lepine illustrated by Steve Dillon
Euripides II: The Cyclops and Heracles, Iphigenia in Tauris, Helen
Well, DUH! Our Stupid World, and Welcome to It by Bob Fenster
The Book of Horrible Questions by Smith and Doe
Essential Manners for Couples by Peter Post (Hardbound)
The Boss’s Survival Guide by Bob Rosner
Simplexity by Jeffrey Kluger
Mirth of a Nation: The Best Contemporary Humor
The Call of Cthulhu ad Other Dark Tales by H.P. Lovecraft
Organize Yourself! by Ronni Eisenberg with Kate Kelly
Tarot: The Complete Kit

 

Horrible Questions

 

101 Things You Don’t Know About Science….
The Ig Nobel Prizes: Rewarding The World’s Unlikeliest Research (Hardbound)
Duh! The Stupid History of the Human Race (HB)
Satori in Paris and Pic: Two Novels by Jack Kerouac
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
A History of God by Karen Armstrong
Gnomes by Poortvliet/Huygen (Hardbound)
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The Physics of Christmas by Roger Highfield (Hardbound)
Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale (True Crime)
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
The Law of Love by Laura Esquivel (Hardbound w/ CD)
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (Billy Collins)
Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis
Arts & Entertainment’s Trickiest Questions by Paul Kuttner
History’s Trickiest Questions by Paul Kuttner

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New Books Posted, February 2014

Consilience

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

 

Emma Watson

 

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, January 2014

storiesofyourlife

Unsorted:

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell (illustrated)
Freud for Beginners (Comic Book Form)
Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
Douglas Adams’s Starship Titanic by Terry Jones
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
The Art of Creative Writing by Lajos Egri (1965)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Movie Cover)
More Amazing Stories (Edited by Kim Mohan)
Mr. Wroe’s Virgins by Jane Rogers
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Earthbound by Richard Matheson (I Am Legend author)
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
Lamb by Christopher Moore
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

germanitalianlyrics

German and Italian Lyrics of the Middle Ages
The New Kings of Nonfiction (Gladwell, Orlean & more)
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Shampoo Planet by Douglas Coupland
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Six American Poets: An Anthology
The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology
Last House by M.F.K. Fisher
Strange Gifts: Eight Stories of Science Fiction (Hardbound)
Exotic Weapons of the Ninja by Sid Campbell
Introducing Plato (Comic Book Form) by Dave Robinson and Judy Groves
Aristotle: The Art of Rhetoric
The Essential Tao by Thomas Cleary
Salon.com’s Wanderlust: real-life Tales of Adventure and Romance
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Little Black Book of Stories by A.S. Byatt

goldenratio

The Golden Ratio by Mario Livio
Where Do Nudists Keep Their Hankies? by Mitchell Symons
Fortune Teller’s Dictionary by Antonia Beattie (Hardbound)
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
The Girl with No Shadow by Joanne Harris
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Lit Riffs: Writers cover songs they love
White Apples by Jonathan Carroll
The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

manbook
The Man Book by Otto DeFay
Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Three Stories by Truman Capote
Orlando by Virginia Woolf (Movie Cover)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams

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New Books Posted, October 2013

chekhovcomic

 

Unsorted:

Literary Las Vegas: The Best Writing About America’s Most Fabulous City
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn (Third Edition)
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost
Lovecraft Unbound: Tales inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft (Edited by Ellen Datlow)
The Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka (hardbound)
The Unvanquished by William Faulkner
Harper’s Encyclopedia of Mystical & Paranormal Experience by Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Lost Continents: The Atlantis Theme in History, Science, and Literature by L. Sprague de Camp
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Trotsky for Beginners: A Graphical Guide by Tariq Ali
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn (Third Edition)
Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1789-1850 by Charles Breunig (2nd edition)

 

100greatoperas

 

The Penguin Dictionary of Third World Terms by Kofi Buenor Hadjor
Order and Chaos: 50th Anniversary Series (The Great Books Foundation)
Giorgio Vasari: Lives of the Artists Volume II (Penguin Classics)
Why Fish Fart & Other Useless or Gross Information About the World by Francesca Gould
The Comic Stories by Anton Chekhov
The Giant, O’Brien by Hilary Mantel
The Essential Plato
100 Great Operas and Their Stories by Henry W. Simon
Book of Urban Legend by Rodney Dale (Wordsworth Reference Series)
How to Repair Food by Marina and John Bear
Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
Scientific Blunders by Robert Youngson
The Best American Poetry 2009 (David Wagoner)
An Opened Grave: Sherlock Holmes Investigates His Ultimate Case by L. Frank James
A Dictionary of Literary Terms (1960, 10th Printing)
The Metaphysics by Aristotle

 

criticalthinking

 

Critical Thinking (University of Phoenix, 1999)
The Culture of the Meiji Period by Irokawa Daikichi
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
The Doors of Perception / Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley
Still Life with Oysters and Lemon by Mark Doty
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (Movie Cover)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Elves and Ellefolk: Tales of the Little People by Natalia M. Belting (Hardbound)
Basic Writings of Kant (The Modern Library Classics)
The World’s Greatest Crooks & Conmen by Nigel Blundell
The World’s Greatest Mistakes by Nigel Blundell
The World’s Most Infamous Murders by Roger Boar & Nigel Blundell

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New Books Posted, September 2013

vpynchon

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

poeticforms
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

ritualsofdinner
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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