This charming classic love story, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, at the time, a freelance writer living in New York City, and a used-book dealer in London at 84, Charing Cross Road.
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From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occ
New York Times bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates and contributor to NPR’s "This American Life" Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history.
Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, p
In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.
The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36'.”
This New York Times bestseller intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.
A tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth.
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Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style.$18.99ISBN: 9780312674441Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - December 21st, 2010
- Winner of UK's James Tait Black Prize
- New York Times Notable Book of 2010
- American Library Association 2011 Notable Book
- Finalist LA Times Book Award
- A Kirkus Reviews Top Debut Fiction of 2010
- Bookmarks Magazine Best Literary Fiction of 2010$10.00ISBN: 9781933392813Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 17th, 2007
Twenty years ago Chelsea Green published the first trade edition of The Man Who Planted Trees, a timeless eco-fable about what one person can do to restore the earth. The hero of the story, Elz ard Bouffier, spent his life planting one hundred acorns a day in a desolate, barren section of Provence in the south of France.$17.00ISBN: 9780802145314Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grove Press - May 10th, 2011
An incredible publishing story--written over the course of thirty years by a highly decorated Vietnam veteran, a New York Times best seller for sixteen weeks, a National Indie Next and a USA Today best seller--Matterhorn has been hailed as a "brilliant account of war" (New York Times Book Review).$18.95ISBN: 9780870715853Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Oregon State University Press - October 1st, 2010$17.00ISBN: 9781451693577Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - September 30th, 2014
The “spellbinding” (People, 4 stars), New York Times bestseller from the author of The Dovekeepers: an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair—“an enchanting love story rich with history and a sense of place” (USA TODAY).
Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of E$8.99ISBN: 9780804190114Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017
#1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.Email or call for price 360-452-6367, firstname.lastname@example.orgISBN: 9781571310477Availability: Out of PrintPublished: Milkweed Editions - August 1st, 2005
In the tradition of Jack London, Seth Kantner presents an Alaska far removed from majestic cliches of exotic travelogues and picture postcards. Kantner's vivid and poetic prose lets readers experience Cutuk Hawcly's life on the Alaskan plains through the character's own words feeling the pliers pinch of cold and hunkering in an igloo in blinding blizzards.$30.00ISBN: 9780143126676Availability: Special OrderPublished: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2014
A lovely small-trim edition of the award-winning Atlas of Remote Islands$8.99ISBN: 9780380778553Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Avon - July 30th, 2002
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick$15.99ISBN: 9780007161263Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007
He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback—and, astonishingly, circumnavigated the globe, becoming one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored.$19.99ISBN: 9780312330538Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - October 1st, 2005
"It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured."$15.99ISBN: 9781683691266Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quirk Books - April 30th, 2019
An entertaining and essential collection of stories about the surprising and strange fates of the fifty-six Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence.
Now in paperback with a brand-new cover, the wildly successful Signing Their Lives Away tells the untold stories of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.$15.00ISBN: 9781400097463Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Broadway Books - May 3rd, 2005
In this true story—a haunting saga of medical murder set in an era of steamships and gaslights—Gregg Olsen reveals one of the most unusual and disturbing criminal cases in American history.$14.95ISBN: 9781590171998Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: NYRB Classics - June 20th, 2006
Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe.
$18.95ISBN: 9781595348517Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Trinity University Press - June 15th, 2018
In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.$16.99ISBN: 9781942658603Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bellevue Literary Press - January 1st, 2019
Special edition of Paul Harding's Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel--featuring a new foreword by Marilynne Robinson and book club extras inside$15.95ISBN: 9780679762874Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - May 30th, 1995
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Robyn Davidson's opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company with the following words: “I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back."$16.99ISBN: 9780316471916Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Back Bay Books - March 27th, 2018
Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.
"A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell." -- New York Times
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