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Naturally Brilliant Colour By Andrew Parker Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781842467336
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Published: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - February 15th, 2022

A beautiful book I'd recommend for people curious about the intersections between art and science, with a particular focus on botany.


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The Rise and Reign of the Mammals: A New History, from the Shadow of the Dinosaurs to Us By Steve Brusatte Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062951519
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Published: Mariner Books - June 7th, 2022

Brusatte's previous book, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, was my favorite book of 2018. Now, he continues the narrative about what happened to animal life after the asteroid apocalypse, and our small, seemingly unimpressive ancestors have a story as intense and dramatic as the giants they outlasted.


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The Windowsill Gardener: 50 Easy-to-grow Plants to Transform Your Home By Annie Davidson (Illustrator), Liz Marvin Cover Image
By Annie Davidson (Illustrator), Liz Marvin
$16.95
ISBN: 9781789291957
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Published: Michael O'Mara - April 1st, 2022

This book is from Great Britain, so if they can grow plants on a windowsill in that climate, then Southern Californians have no excuse for failure. I appreciate the emphasis on food plants, a category often missing from books about houseplants.


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(Nothing But) Flowers By Hilton Als (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), David Rimanelli (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Helen Molesworth (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Hilton Als (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), David Rimanelli (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Helen Molesworth (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$60.00
ISBN: 9781949172515
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Published: Karma, New York - April 12th, 2022

In addition to being a great way to celebrate spring, this book introduced me to several contemporary artists and inspired me to learn more about their work.


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Anna Atkins: Blue Prints By Rolf Sachsse Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9783777438283
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Published: Hirmer Publishers - February 15th, 2022

These gorgeous cyanotypes were the first published photographs! This is a very special little book for those of us who love plants and art.


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A Room Of One's Own (annotated) By Virginia Woolf, Susan Gubar (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Virginia Woolf, Susan Gubar (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780156030410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - August 1st, 2005

If I was reading while eating spaghetti and splattered sauce on this book, I would buy another one right away. Any edition is fine, but I need to glance at it once in a while to remind myself that having a job and a home are important for more than just the obvious, existential reasons.


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Broken Harbor: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad #4) By Tana French Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143123309
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Published: Penguin Books - April 30th, 2013

Winter is for reading mysteries (preferably with a thimble of sherry, a quilt, and a cat), and this winter, I read all of Tana French's novels. Broken Harbor was my favorite, though it may also be the most disturbing, so be ready for that. If she was a different author, this could have been a horror novel, but she keeps it tethered to realism by the most delicate of chenille threads. Her books can all be read as stand-alone stories, so no need to have read the other Dublin Murder Squad installments, but if you want to, there are a few weeks of winter left.


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Visual Discoveries: A Collection of Sections By Allen Keith Yee Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781943532964
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Published: Oro Editions - November 1st, 2020

Perfect for anyone who appreciates detail and has a deep curiosity about the insides of things.


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Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer's View By Janna Ireland (Photographer) Cover Image
By Janna Ireland (Photographer)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781626400818
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Published: Angel City Press - September 15th, 2020

Hollywood homes the way you imagined them to be when you were a child--all Mediterranean curves and elegant grayscale--designed by visionary Black architect Paul R. Williams.


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Piranesi By Susanna Clarke Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635577808
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 28th, 2021

For anyone who has ever thought, “Gosh, I wish I could be stranded in an elegant, labyrinthine world where the concept of time and my own mind play capture the flag all night…”


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Sasha Masha By Agnes Borinsky Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250802637
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Published: Square Fish - November 16th, 2021

A well-crafted story featuring a truly lovely teenage protagonist who has lots of complex feelings about all sorts of things, including their identity as Sasha Masha.


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The Trainable Cat: A Practical Guide to Making Life Happier for You and Your Cat By John Bradshaw, Sarah Ellis Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780465093717
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Published: Basic Books - October 10th, 2017

Want to leash-train your fuzzy little psychopath so they can safely explore the outdoors without murdering song birds? Want to sleep later than dawn without someone chewing on your hair to get you up? Want to know the number one AND number two things on your cat’s happiness wish list? (Answer: Clean the litter box every day.) All this and so much more.


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A Head Full of Ghosts: A Novel By Paul Tremblay Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062363244
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 10th, 2016

A book that embraces the iterative tradition of horror films and literature, with a special contribution to that tradition--commentary on the horror that is reality TV.


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Pompeii...Buried Alive! (Step into Reading) By Edith Kunhardt Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780394888668
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 1987

One of the most memorable books from my childhood, from that very specific subgenre--Grusome History for Children. If only Edward Gorey had illustrated it...!


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Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525620808
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Published: Del Rey - June 15th, 2021

A lovely summer novel about a cold, damp house and its cold, damp occupants.


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Piranesi By Susanna Clarke Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635575637
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 15th, 2020

Piranesi = mythology + architecture + magic + sculpture + crystalline writing + a main character you'll be pleased to be stranded with in a beautiful, ominous labyrinth


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The Monster Theory Reader By Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock (Editor) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781517905255
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - January 15th, 2020

A wide-ranging anthology of essays examining monsters you know and love and how the concept of the monstrous worms and squirms its way through human society.


Complete Stories By Dorothy Parker, Colleen Bresse (Editor), Regina Barreca (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Dorothy Parker, Colleen Bresse (Editor), Regina Barreca (Introduction by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780142437216
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary By Caspar Henderson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226213200
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 10th, 2014

The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide By Linda R. Monk, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Foreword by) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316415606
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Published: Hachette Books - April 10th, 2018

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World By Steve Brusatte Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062490421
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Published: Mariner Books - April 24th, 2018

Beyond Weird: Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different By Philip Ball Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780226558387
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 18th, 2018

The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions By Ian Stewart (Text by) Cover Image
By Ian Stewart (Text by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780465011230
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Published: Basic Books - July 22nd, 2008

The Comet: The Journey of Rosetta By Jean-Pierre Bibring (Introduction by), Hanss Zischler (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Jean-Pierre Bibring (Introduction by), Hanss Zischler (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$70.00
ISBN: 9782365112123
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Published: Editions Xavier Barral - May 21st, 2019

Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species By Marianne Taylor, Merlin Tuttle (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Marianne Taylor, Merlin Tuttle (Photographs by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781588346476
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Published: Smithsonian Books - April 9th, 2019

The Grand Hotels (of Joseph Cornell) By Robert Coover Cover Image
$14.00
Possibly out of print. Email or call to check availability and price.
ISBN: 9781886224520
Published: Burning Deck - April 1st, 2002

The Cambridge Companion to American Gothic (Cambridge Companions to Literature) By Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock (Editor) Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781107539785
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Published: Cambridge University Press - November 23rd, 2017

Ice: 50th Anniversary Edition By Anna Kavan, Jonathan Lethem (Foreword by), Kate Zambreno (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Anna Kavan, Jonathan Lethem (Foreword by), Kate Zambreno (Afterword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143131991
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 14th, 2017

The Gormenghast Novels By Mervyn Peake Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780879516284
Availability: Backordered
Published: The Overlook Press - December 1st, 1995