Recent Staff Picks

Our staff is made up of full-time booksellers as well as teachers, students, librarians, lawyers, potters, writers, musicians, and parents. Most importantly, we are all passionate about books. We have diverse interests and tastes in what we read, so select a few different booksellers and read about our personal recommendations

Here are some of the books currently on our "Staff Favorites" table:

The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

Two Kinds of Truth (Harry Bosch Novel #20) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455524174
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 1st, 2018

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525434818
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Published: Vintage - May 1st, 2018

Mother Land Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328915825
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - May 1st, 2018

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Go, Went, Gone Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811225946
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 26th, 2017

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Circe (#1 New York Times Bestseller) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

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Priestdaddy: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399573262
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2018

The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062666383
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Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

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Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399183386
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 24th, 2018

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The Silent Companions Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143131632
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Published: Penguin Books - March 6th, 2018

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525574460
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - April 3rd, 2018

The Only Story Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525521211
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 17th, 2018

The Marsh King's Daughter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735213012
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 17th, 2018

The Lying Game Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501156205
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - March 6th, 2018

Welcome to Lagos Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781936787807
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Published: Catapult - May 1st, 2018

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The Night Ocean Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101981092
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Published: Penguin Books - April 3rd, 2018

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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250151162
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 3rd, 2018

In This Grave Hour: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062436627
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 27th, 2018

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The Stars Are Fire Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806369
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Published: Vintage - March 27th, 2018

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Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

Anything Is Possible Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812989410
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Published: Random House Trade - March 27th, 2018

A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802127662
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Published: Grove Press - March 20th, 2018

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Katalin Street Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781681371528
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Published: New York Review of Books - September 12th, 2017

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The Heart's Invisible Furies Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524760793
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Published: Hogarth Press - March 6th, 2018

Exit West Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735212206
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 27th, 2018

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The Power Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316547611
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 10th, 2017

Don't Skip Out on Me: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062684455
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 13th, 2018

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A Piece of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062356277
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

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Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250165770
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 2nd, 2018

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911532
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

Difficult Women Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127372
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Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

Celine (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101973486
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Published: Vintage - January 2nd, 2018

South and West: From a Notebook (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525434191
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Published: Vintage - January 2nd, 2018

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Transit (Outline Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250151797
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Published: Picador USA - December 19th, 2017

No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler (Introduction by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781328661593
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - December 5th, 2017

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Akata Witch Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616206949
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 13th, 2017

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All the Light We Cannot See Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 4th, 2017

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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455540013
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 5th, 2017

News of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781523502387
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Published: Workman Publishing - May 16th, 2017

The Woman in Cabin 10 Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501132957
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804190114
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017