Tag: Japanese Fiction

New Books Posted, September 2013



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

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

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


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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