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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

 

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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, 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

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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

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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)

 

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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, August 2013


New books posted on our website, unsorted:

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
Shopgirl by Steve Martin
The Quintessential World of Darkness (Vampire, Werewolf, Mage, Wraith, and Changeling)
Modern Feminisms: Political, Literary, Cultural
Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler (The V-Day Edition)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
The Tesseract by Alex Garland
Dark Tyrants. A Vampire: The Dark Ages Anthology
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Edited by Robert Mack)
A Village Life by Louise Glück (Hardbound, SIGNED)
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
The Elements of Grammar by Margaret Shertzer

You Shall Know Our Velocity! by Dave Eggers
The Best American Poetry 1991 (Mark Strand)
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire (Hardbound)
Lost by Gregory Maguire (Hardbound)
A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Barnes
Brida by Paulo Coelho
Solar by Ian McEwan (Hardbound)
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh (Non-Movie Cover)
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
Franz Kafka: The Metamorphosis/ Penal Colony/ Other Stories
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
The Fire by Katherine Neville (Hardbound)
The Hipster Handbook by Robert Lanham
Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris
A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain
QPB Anthology of Women's Writing (Edited by Susan Cahill)
World Mythology (Third Edition, Donna Rosenberg)
Codes, Puzzles, and Conspiracy by Dennis Shasha
The Place of Dead Roads by William S. Burroughs
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett (Hardbound)
Crooks, Crime and Corruption by Roger Boar and Nigel Blundell (Hardbound)

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (Edited by Stephen Jones)
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20 (Edited by Stephen Jones)
31 Songs by Nick Hornby
The New Food Lover's Companion (4th Edition)
Dr. Strangelove's Game: A Brief History of Economic Genius by Paul Strathern
X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills (Hardbound)
Astonishing X-Men: Exogenetic (Warren Ellis and Phil Jimenez)
Judge Dredd: Mega-City Masters 2 (Comics TPB)
Dungeons & Dragons: Character Record Sheets (4th)

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New Books Posted, April 2013

 

All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
Brunelleschi’s Dome by Ross King
When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
Delta of Venus: Erotica by Anais Nin
The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller
Shanghai Baby by Wei Hui (UK)
Legends II: New Short Novels by The Masters of Modern Fantasy (HB)
What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind


Sex And The City by Candace Bushnell
The Lurker at the Threshold by H.P. Lovecraft & August Derleth
The Waves by Virginia Woolf
The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye by Jonathan Lethem
The H.G. Wells Reader: A Complete Anthology from Science Fiction to Social Satire
Immortality by Milan Kundera
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
The New Life by Orhan Pamuk
The Beach by Alex Garland
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Virtuous Vampires (Hardbound, Bloch, Bradbury, Zelazny)
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances (John Green, Johnson & Myracle)
Idoru by William Gibson
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson
Within the Hollow Hills: An Anthology of New Celtic Writing
The Lost Writings of Jim Morrison: Wilderness Volume 1
Eleven British Poets: An Anthology Edited by Michael Schmidt

The Moon by Whale Light by Diane Ackerman
Sometimes The Magic Works: Lessons From a Writing Life by Terry Brooks (Hardbound)
England 1868-1914: The Age of Urban Democracy by Donald Read
Mortification: Writers’ Stories of their Public Shame
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
A Shite History of Nearly Everything- A. Parody (Hardbound)
The Government Manual for New Wizards
Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick
A History of God by Karen Armstrong
The Encyclopedia of The Classical World
Rite of Passage: Tales of Backpacking ‘Round Europe (Lonely Planet)
The Sion Revelation by Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince
The Picador Book of Sports Writing (Edited by Nick Coleman and Nick Hornby)
Fontana History of Europe: Revolutionary Europe 1783-1815 by George Rude
Plato Not Prozac! by Lou Marinoff, Ph.D.
A History of Knowledge: Past, Present and Future
1,000 Places To See Before You Die: A Traveler’s Life List
Don’t Know Much About the Bible by Kenneth Davis
The Unending Mystery: A Journey Through Labyrinths and Mazes
So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson
Great Books by David Denby (1997)
Women in Music: An Anthology of Source Readings from the Middles Ages to the Present
Napalm & Silly Putty by George Carlin (Hardbound)
Panati’s Extraordinary ORIGINS of Everyday Things
The Man Who Ate Everything by Jeffrey Steingarten
Dirty Little Secrets of World War II: Military Information


Comics Trade:

Blondie: The Bumstead Family History (Hardbound)
Fantastic Four by J. Michael Straczynski (Vol. 1), Comics TPB
The Amazing Spider-Man: Kraven’s First Hunt, Comics TPB
Marvel Essential: Captain America Vol. 5 Comics TPB
Stephen King The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born (Hardbound), Comics TPB
Stephen King: The Dark Tower, Treachery Vol. 3 (Comics TPB)
Marvel Zombies 4 (Comics Trade Hardcover)
Marvel Zombies Return (Hardbound) Comics TPB
Marvel Essential: Avengers Vol. 5 (Comics TPB)
Marvel Essential: X-Men Vol. 7 (Comics TPB)
Wolverine: Origin Comics TPB
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 5: Ghost Box (Comics Trade Hardbound)
Excalibur: Visionaries Vol. 2 by Warren Ellis (Comics TPB)
The Mask Returns (Dark Horse Comics Collection), Comics TPB
X-Men Noir: Mark of Cain, Comics TPB
Avengers Prime (Comics Trade Paperback)

Others:

Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Starter Set
Dungeons & Dragons Premium Dice (2008)
Dungeons & Dragons: Paladin Power Cards (Player Handbook)
Dungeons & Dragons: Warden Power Cards (Player Handbook 2)
Dungeons & Dragons: Bard Power Cards (Arcane Power)
Dungeons & Dragons: Invoker Power Cards (Player Handbook 2)
Dungeons & Dragons: Shaman Power Cards (Player Handbook 2)
Dungeons & Dragons: Warlord Power Cards (Martial Power)

 

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New Books Posted, October 2012 (2)

UNSORTED:

100 Creepy Little Creature Stories
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Genome: Autobiography of A Species in 23 Chapters
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut (Hardbound)
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore (Hardbound)
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner (HB)
A Beginner’s Guide to the World Economy (Updated 2001)
Film Noir Reader (Edited by Alan Silver & James Ursini)
Tell Me Where It Hurts by Nick Trout (Animal Surgeon)
The Best American Poetry 1995 (Richard Howard)
Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica (Confessions of a Cynical Waiter)
How to Live with a Neurotic Cat by Stephen Baker (Hardbound)
In Search of Dracula by Raymond T. McNally & Radu Florescu
The Best American Comics 2006 (Hardbound, Harvey Pekar)
Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers by S.E. Frost, Jr.


The Mammoth Book of Best War Comics (Edited by David Kendall)
Dream Work by Mary Oliver
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Novel, Hardbound)
Why is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Jared Diamond
I Am Legend – Hell House (2-in-1) by Richard Matheson
Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics by Richard Feynman and Steven Weinberg
Wasted by Marya Hornbacher (Anorexia and Bulimia)
The Accidental Billionaires- The Founding of Facebook by Ben Mezrich
101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions by Kenji Kawakami
Word Freak: Scrabble by Stefan Fatsis (SIGNED)
The Dangerous Book for Boys by Gonn & Hal Iggulden (Hardbound)
Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert
H.G. Wells: Collector’s Book of Science Fiction (Hardbound)
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (Hardbound)

MISSED POSTINGS:

Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco (Hardbound)
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon (Hardbound)
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
On Love by Alain de Botton (Hardbound)
Kiss & Tell by Alain de Botton
Julie & Julia by Julie Powell (Advance Reading Copy)
Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier (Hardbound)
Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
Penguin Dictionary of Marketing by Phil Harris
Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture by Juliet B. Schor
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach (Hardbound)
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore by Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone (HB)

How to See Faeries by Brian Froud & John Matthews (Hardbound)
How to Catch Fairies by Gilly Sergiev (Hardbound)
The Reluctant Tuscan: How I Discovered My Inner Italian by Phil Doran
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (Hardbound)
Larson’s New Book of Cults by Bob Larson
Elements of Film by Lee R. Bobker
Lo Kuan-Chung’s Romance of the Three Kingdoms

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