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  1. The Wild Things (tpb)

    The Wild Things (tpb edition)

    $14.95

    Max is a rambunctious eight-year-old whose world is changing around him: His father is absent, his mother is increasingly distracted, and his teenage sister has outgrown him. Learn More
  2. The Strangest of Theatres

    The Strangest of Theatres: Poets Writing Across Borders

    $16.00

    The Strangest of Theatres explores how poets who are willing to venture beyond our borders can serve as envoys to the wider world and revitalize American poetry in the process. What are they looking for when they leave? What do they find? How does their experience shape them, and what is revealed when they sit down at their desks and take up the pen? Learn More
  3. The Rector & The Rogue

    The Rector And The Rogue

    $18.00

    It began quietly enough one morning in February 1880, with a mutton-chopped Acme Safe Company salesman knocking on the door of Reverend Morgan Dix, the starchiest clergyman in Manhattan's most respectable church. Learn More
  4. The Polysyllabic Spree

    The Polysyllabic Spree

    $14.00

    A hilarious and true account of one man's struggle with the monthly tide of the books he's bought and he's been meaning to read. Learn More
  5. The McSweeney's Joke Book Of Book Jokes

    The McSweeney's Joke Book Of Book Jokes

    $12.95

    As John Hodgman says in this book's introduction, 'We all know that books are funny. First, they are made of paste and cloth, which is funny, as is the fact that people still buy and read them.' Learn More
  6. The McSweeney's Book of Politics and Musicals

    The McSweeney's Book of Politics and Musicals

    $14.95

    Ever since John Hancock broke into song after signing the Declaration of Independence, American politics and musicals have been inextricably linked. From Alexander Hamilton's jazz hands, to Chester A. Arthur's oboe operas, to Newt Gingrich's off-Broadway sexscapade, You, Me, and My Moon Colony Mistress Makes Three, government and musical theater have joined forces to document our nation's long history of freedom, partisanship, and dancers on roller skates pretending to be choo choo trains. Learn More
  7. The Instructions (softcover)

    The Instructions

    $18.00

    Beginning with a chance encounter with the beautiful Eliza June Watermark and ending, four days and 900 pages later, with the Events of November 17, this is the story of Gurion Maccabee, age ten: a lover, a fighter, a scholar, and a truly spectacular talker. Learn More
  8. The Facts of Winter

    The Facts of Winter

    $13.00

    Paul Poissel was not born in 1848. As a young man, he did not set out to become the greatest Turkish architect in Paris. Learn More
  9. The Emily Dickinson Reader

    The Emily Dickinson Reader: An English-to-English Translation of Emily Dickinson's Complete Poems

    $17.00

    Perfect for the poetry fan who is short on time, The Emily Dickinson Reader offers Paul Legault’s ingenious and madcap one-line renderings of each of Dickinson’s 1,789 poems. Learn More
  10. The Convalescent (tpb)

    The Convalescent

    $14.00

    The Convalescent is the story of a small, bearded man selling meat out of a bus parked next to a stream in suburban Virginia ... and also, somehow, the story of 10,000 years of Hungarian history. Learn More

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