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Bomba! By Osamu Tezuka Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781647290566
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Published: Vertical Comics - July 26th, 2022

A love story gone haywire. Perfect for those who want to learn how to read manga.


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I'd Like to Play Alone, Please: Essays By Tom Segura Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538704639
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 14th, 2022

I had so much fun reading this. Best part of this book is that Tom Segura has this amazing ability to express himself without any restraints. Worst part of this book is, it's not long enough. His interaction with celebrities is some of the funniest shit I’ve read in a long time. Just make sure you don't read it in public, People will think you're nuts. When will my "Latina" mother get cancelled?! Saludos Charo!


The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham® By Esther Hicks, Jerry Hicks Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781401912277
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Published: Hay House Inc. - September 25th, 2006

I've been a bookseller for 10 plus years, and I do I believe this was my third Self Improvement/ Self-help book I've read.


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The Godfather: 50th Anniversary Edition By Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola (Introduction by), Anthony Puzo (Notes by), Robert J. Thompson (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola (Introduction by), Anthony Puzo (Notes by), Robert J. Thompson (Afterword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451205766
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Published: Berkley - March 1st, 2002

What book would you take to a deserted island? Shit, The Godfather! Especially this edition. The Introduction alone by Francis Ford Coppola is worth the price of gold! This was my second read through, and I’ll be honest this was as emotional as the first time. Why is it better than the movie? A ton of important backstory.


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1Q84 (Vintage International) By Haruki Murakami Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780307476463
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Published: Vintage - January 22nd, 2013

Don't buy it! Don't read it! Took me a whole year to complete! Yes, A whole year! And I hope it burns in Hell!


The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef By Marco Pierre White Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781596914971
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 29th, 2008

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Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393353631
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 24th, 2017

My intention is never to read Joy Harjo, Nor do i enjoy poetry. But I do find myself gyrating toward Harjo's master works. Especially when I am in a foul mood or depressed, that's when the appetite for Joy Harjo finally can't keep itself at bay within me.


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Down These Mean Streets By Piri Thomas Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679781424
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Published: Vintage - November 25th, 1997

This a biography of what life was like during the 60's in Spanish Harlem Nueva York.


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Take One Fish: The New School of Scale-to-Tail Cooking and Eating By Josh Niland Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781743796634
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Published: Hardie Grant - August 31st, 2021

Not only a perfect cookbook, but also an instrumental book on preparing seafood. A fantastic gift for the pescatarian in the family. Josh Niland continues to amaze us with his vast knowledge on scale-to-tail sustainability. Make innards great again!


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Crisis Zone (Megg, Mogg and Owl) By Simon Hanselmann Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781683964445
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Published: Fantagraphics - August 17th, 2021

A very grotesque and brilliant interpretation of life at the start of COVID. Hanselmann is a supreme writer and has created some of the most obscure, lovable, and wacky characters. Hanselmann has truly adapted and refined his illustration style.


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Nothing Personal By James Baldwin, Imani Perry (Foreword by), Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (Afterword by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Imani Perry (Foreword by), Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (Afterword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807006429
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Published: Beacon Press - May 4th, 2021

These essays were part of a collaboration with the amazing photographer Richard Avedon. James Baldwin is a master at writing about race and class struggles in America. Worst part of these essays is how relevant they are to today. The last essay was the most important to me. He mentions the alienation that we inflict as humans on each other, plus the damage that we are causing to the environment.


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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning By Cathy Park Hong Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

This is more than a memoir. This felt more like a theory on Asian American relationships not only with America but also with other people of color. I also felt an emotional and educational connection with the author due to my struggles with the English language.


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

It's been such a long time since I've read a first paragraph of a novel and fallen "head over heels" over it. Maggie O'Farrell does a extraordinary job in giving us one of the most visual descriptions of what life was like during the 16th century. A gorgeous, dark and emotional tale of William Shakespeare and his family. I personally feel that some of these characters will forever hold a special space in my mind.


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The Lying Life of Adults By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator) Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609457150
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Published: Europa Editions - September 21st, 2021

Elena Ferrante never disappointes. What's better than drama? Family drama!. Seems more like a coming of age story. Mamma mia! I've heard that Marisa Tomei narrates this book in audio. now thats a Winner in my "Book".


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F*ck It, I'll Start Tomorrow: A True Story By Action Bronson Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419744785
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 20th, 2021

I'll been a buff of my mans for a bit. A multitalent writer, actor, chef, athlete, humanitirian, painter, designer, model and musician. A small and inspiritional glimpse into the life and habits of Action Bronson.


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Factory Summers By Guy Delisle, Helge Dascher (Translated by), Rob Aspinall (Translated by) Cover Image
By Guy Delisle, Helge Dascher (Translated by), Rob Aspinall (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770464599
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - June 15th, 2021

Wow! Quel régal inattendu. Sera différemment lire ceci plusieurs fois. Une chronique séduisante de son été passé à travailler dans une usine de papier. Seul l'art vaut le prix.
 


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

It's been such a long time since I've read a first paragraph of a novel and fallen "head over heels" over it. Maggie O'Farrell does a extraordinary job in giving us one of the most visual descriptions of what life was like during the 16th century. A gorgeous, dark and emotional tale of William Shakespeare and his family. I personally feel that some of these characters will forever hold a special space in my mind.


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Mrs. Caliban By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811226691
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Published: New Directions - November 28th, 2017

I have always been intrigued by the cover, especially after watching A Shape of Water. No connection. Fastest book I"ve read this year. It only took me five days to complete it! A classic love story between a woman and a amphibian. A beauty and the beast esq. Plot seems secondary of importance to the bizarre and mesmerizing dialogue. Voted as a top 20 American novel by the British Book Marketing Council.


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A Journal Of My Father By Jiro Taniguchi Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781912097432
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Published: Ponent Mon - March 16th, 2021

One of the best manga books I've read since completing the Buddha series by the masterful Osuma Tezuka. A beautiful crafted tale of a Japanese family after WW2. This is a great and easy treat for people interested in learning how to read back to front manga.


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Paul at Home By Michel Rabagliati, Helge Dascher (Translated by), Rob Aspinall (Translated by) Cover Image
By Michel Rabagliati, Helge Dascher (Translated by), Rob Aspinall (Translated by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770464148
Availability: Backordered
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - November 17th, 2020

Paul Rabagliati never disappoints. His drawings are so beautiful, plus his writing is hilarious and neurotic. A very emotional and honest look into his daily life.


I Love You More Than You Know: Essays By Jonathan Ames Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9780802170170
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - December 16th, 2005

Dragon Hoops By Gene Luen Yang Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
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Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020

Vincent's Books: Van Gogh and the Writers Who Inspired Him By Mariella Guzzoni Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226706467
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 10th, 2020

The White Tiger: A Novel By Aravind Adiga Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416562603
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Published: Free Press - October 14th, 2008

A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines By Anthony Bourdain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060012786
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Published: Ecco - November 5th, 2002

The Revolt of the Cockroach People By Oscar Zeta Acosta Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679722120
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Published: Vintage - August 28th, 1989

Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 50th Anniversary Edition By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paulo Freire, Donaldo Macedo (Foreword by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781501314131
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - March 22nd, 2018

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611803082
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016

Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order By Noam Chomsky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781888363821
Published: Seven Stories Press - December 8th, 1998

Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. By Luis J. Rodriguez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743276917
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Published: Atria Books - October 4th, 2005

Black Boy (Harper Perennial Deluxe Editions) By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061443084
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 29th, 2008

The Illustrated Man By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781451678185
Availability: Not in stock. Available To Order.
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 17th, 2012

The Prophet By Kahlil Gibran Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780394404288
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Published: Knopf -