Hilary Mantel$19.99 $18.59
A short, bittersweet evocative memoir.
Ron Chernow$22.00 $20.46
A sweeping saga of one of country's most underrated Presidents
Percival Everett$16.00 $14.88
Percy Everett's comic imaginative novel. A whole new appreciation of Sidney Poiter.
Pankaj Mishra$30.00 $27.90
An historical explanation of why everybody is against everybody else. See https://bit.ly/3nxXL8J.
Kim Stanley Robinson$30.00 $27.90
Ultimately a hopeful book (speculative novel) on how the planet might look in the near future.
Judith Schalansky$30.00 $27.90
A rare mix of essay and infographics and book art.
Judith Schalansky$18.95 $17.62
Scholarly and personal. Schlansky's Atlas is better, but this is more readily available and good reading.
George S Schuyler$16.00 $14.88
A satirical novel from the 1930s that holds up extremely well.
Is Franzen a misanthropic optimist or optimistic misanthrope? Find out.
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--And How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
Steven Johnson$17.00 $15.81
A rich combo of an epidemic mixed in with a look at modern cities. Deceptively current
Timothy Snyder$9.99 $9.29
Snyder provides tips in fighting tyranny.
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
S C Gwynne$18.00 $16.74
If it hadn't been for the Comanches, Texas would be in Mexico.
Norman Lock$14.95 $13.90
Huck Finn lives on in this reimagined Mark Twain classic.
Jorge Carrión$16.95 $15.76
More reasons not to buy your books at Amazon.
This is the book that started it all -- holds up well.