Celange Picks Your Next Great Read

By Solid State Books

By Solid State Books

Bookseller Celange is here for you, whether you are looking for something new, old, or classic. 

On Trails: An Exploration

Robert Moor

$16.00 $14.72

Where did we come from? How did we get onto our path in life? These are the questions that Robert Moor forces you to ask as he takes you through his trekking journeys throughout the world. Explore how paths teach us about our past, relate us back to nature, and guide us to our future while addressing all the big questions we ask about life on this Earth.

The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners

Jack Hawley

$16.95 $15.59

I pick up the Bhagavad Gita often, not usually trying to find or read anything in particular, but whichever page I turn to, it’s always the right one. This ancient scripture and poem teaches you the lessons of your Soul and Reality, providing guidance on how to be content with life, finding peace and serenity.

Gingerbread

Helen Oyeyemi

$17.00 $15.64

Whimsical and fantastical, Oyeyemi’s novel/almost fairytale follows Harriett Lee’s telling of her own upbringing and escape from her home in Druhástrana, as her daughter, Perdita, and her four talking dolls listen along. Gingerbread is like one of those great dreams that you woke up from too early and wish you could jump right back into, beautifully strange and captivating.

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays

Samantha Irby

$15.95 $14.67

If you need a good laugh, or even just a reminder that life isn’t that bad, read this! Samantha Irby’s essays about her life are both comedic and raw, allowing you to reflect on life and simply shrug it all off and continue on, because that’s really your only choice.

Breasts and Eggs

Mieko Kawakami

$27.00 $24.30

Kawakami quietly welcomes us into the private life of her female protagonists, exploring stigmas of gender, age, and sexuality within Japanese culture. A relatable tale of body awareness, rites of passage, and relationships of all types- plutonic, familial, and romantic. You will not be able to put this book down as you continue to delve deeper into the journey of self-resiliency and inner peace.

Autobiography of a Yogi (Revised)

Paramahansa Yogananda and Yogananda

$12.50 $11.50

If you are ever in need of revival in your faith, this autobiography of one of the greatest spiritual figures is sure to do the job. Paramahansa Yogananda narrates his inspiring life experiences from his childhood searching for his guru, his lessons of becoming an illuminated yogi, and his work of bringing yoga to America.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Revised)

Sri Swami Satchidananda

$17.95 $16.51

Have you ever wondered what yoga is beyond the classes and the cute yoga sets from Lululemon? This book provides the complete guide to the practice of yoga through the path of concentration and meditation. These ancient lessons, translated and explained with further commentary from Sri Swami Satchidananda, on daily life will surprise you with just how relevant they remain.

All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

$18.00 $16.56

If you haven’t read this book yet, what are you waiting for? It’s phenomenal. Amidst the setting of WWII, Doerr tells two parallel stories of a blind French girl and a young German soldier until their paths collide. Beautifully and poetically written, you see the light, the hope, through a tragic time.

What Is the What

Dave Eggers

$16.95 $15.59

I recently thought of this book when I was looking at an outdated map of Africa, noticing that Sudan was still one country. Through this Dave Eggers tells of the story of one of the Lost Boys, recounting the terrors of civil unrest, trekking across desserts to safety and the eventual settling in America. Your heart may ache, but you will be amazed by the human resilience.

Homegoing

Yaa Gyasi

$16.95 $15.59

After you read this, you’ll want to personally thank Yaa Gyasi for presenting hundreds of years of black history from Ghana to America in such a engaging and surprisingly romantic manner. Two half-sisters are born in separate villages in pre-colonial Ghana, leading to two very different lives and lineages, one remaining in Ghana and the other in America. Following the descendants of these two sisters, you’ll flow through a time-machine leading to current day to understand how the trauma of captivity remains relevant today.