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By Liza Achilles

By Liza Achilles

Death in Her Hands

Ottessa Moshfegh

$27.00 $24.84

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The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

Michael W. Twitty

$16.99 $15.63

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The First Bad Man

Miranda July

$17.00 $15.64

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Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Jared Diamond

$35.00 $32.20

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A Journal of the Plague Year

Daniel Defoe

$11.00 $10.12

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Indelicacy

Amina Cain

$25.00 $23.00

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Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication

Oren Jay Sofer

$16.95 $15.59

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Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Levels

Loretta Graziano Breuning

$15.99 $14.71

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This Is Pleasure: A Story

Mary Gaitskill

$18.00 $16.56

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Bad Behavior: Stories

Mary Gaitskill

$17.00 $15.64

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The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obession

Andrea Wulf

$18.95 $17.43

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Severance

Ling Ma

$17.00 $15.64

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How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi

$27.00 $24.84

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The Museum of Modern Love

Heather Rose

$15.95 $14.67

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Why I Write

George Orwell

$13.00 $11.96

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The Woman Destroyed

Simone De Beauvoir

$15.95 $14.67

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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover

$28.00 $25.76

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The Gift

Hafiz and Daniel Ladinsky

$21.00 $19.32

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The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays

Esmรฉ Weijun Wang

$16.00 $14.72

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Your Duck Is My Duck

Deborah Eisenberg

$16.99

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

$24.99 $22.99

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Milkman

Anna Burns

$16.00 $14.72

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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

Jon Krakauer

$17.00 $15.64

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Waiting for Bojangles

Olivier Bourdeaut

$16.00 $14.72

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A Mind Unraveled: A True Story of Disease, Love, and Triumph

Kurt Eichenwald

$18.00 $16.56

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Eugenie Grandet

Honore De Balzac

$17.00

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel Van Der Kolk

$19.00 $17.48

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The Bookshop (Revised)

Penelope Fitzgerald

$15.99 $14.71

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Cal Newport

$26.00 $23.92

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The Sisters Brothers

Patrick DeWitt

$16.99 $15.63

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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Brenรฉ Brown

$28.00 $25.76

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My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

$16.00 $14.72

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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

Anne Lamott

$20.00 $18.40

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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

$19.99 $18.39

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Christopher McDougall

$16.95 $15.59

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The Ladies' Paradise

ร‰mile Zola

$13.95 $12.83

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The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction

Matthew B. Crawford

$17.00 $15.64

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All the Birds, Singing

Evie Wyld

$16.95 $15.59

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Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo

Zora Neale Hurston

$16.99 $15.63

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Dandelion Wine

Ray D. Bradbury

$7.99 $7.35

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JavaScript and Jquery: Interactive Front-End Web Development

Jon Duckett

$39.99 $36.79

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Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie

$16.00 $14.72

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

$20.00 $18.40

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Play It as It Lays (Second Edition, Revised)

Joan Didion

$16.00 $14.72

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Mark Manson

$26.99 $24.83

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Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata

$15.00 $13.80

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Perfect Me: Beauty as an Ethical Ideal

Heather Widdows

$24.95

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Sorry to Disrupt the Peace

Patty Yumi Cottrell

$18.00

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Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

Robert Wright

$17.00 $15.64

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What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

Adam Becker

$18.99 $17.47

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Kudos

Rachel Cusk

$17.00 $15.64

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The Days of Abandonment

Elena Ferrante

$16.00 $14.72

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F*cked: Being Sexually Explorative and Self-Confident in a World That's Screwed

Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher

$16.99 $15.63

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Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

Alan Lightman

$15.95 $14.67

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Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys

$14.95 $13.75

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Infinite Jest (Tenth Anniversary)

David Foster Wallace

$22.99 $21.15

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A Room of One's Own

Virginia Woolf

$14.99 $13.79

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