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VESPER FLIGHTSA new collection of essays from the bestselling author of H is for Hawk."Macdonald experiments with tempo and style, as if testing out differentaltitudes and finding she can fly at just about any speed, in any direction, withany aim she likes, so supple is her style. She writes about migration patterns andstorms, nests as a metaphor for the domestic and the danger of using nature asmetaphor at all. I was reminded of the goshawk, so thickly plumed, so powerfulthat it can bring down a deer, and yet it weighs only a few pounds. These are thevery paradoxes of Macdonald’s prose — its lightness and force."—Parul Sehgal,New York TimesBRAIDING SWEETGRASS : INDIGENOUS WISDOM, SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGEAND THE TEACHINGS OF PLANTSUpdated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the specialhardcover edition of Braiding Sweetgrass celebrates the book as an object ofmeaning that will last the ages. Beautifully bound with a new cover featuring anengraving by Tony Drehfal, this edition includes a bookmark ribbon, a decklededge, and five brilliantly colored illustrations by artist Nate Christopherson. Inincreasingly dark times, we honor the experience that more than 350,000readers in North America have cherished about the book—gentle, simple, tactile,beautiful, even sacred.EARTH KEEPER : REFLECTIONS ON THE AMERICAN LANDA beautifully written and poignant tribute to the Earth, from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and poet N. Scott Momaday. A member of the Kiowa tribe whowas born and grew up on Indian reservations throughout the Southwest,Momaday reminds us that the Earth is a sacred place of wonder and beauty; asource of strength and healing that must be protected before it’s too late.“Earth Keeper is a story of attachment, rooted in oral tradition. "When I thinkabout my life and the lives of my ancestors, I am inevitably led to the convictionthat I, and they, belong to the American land. This is a declaration of belonging.And it is an offering to the earth.”EROSION : ESSAYS OF UNDOINGNow in paperback! Terry Tempest Williams is one of our most impassioneddefenders of public lands. A naturalist, fervent activist, and stirring writer, shehas spoken to us and for us in books like The Hour of Land: A PersonalTopography of America’s National Parks and Refuge: An Unnatural History ofFamily and Place. In these new essays, Williams explores the concept of erosion:of the land, of the self, of belief, of fear. She wrangles with the paradox of desertlands and the truth of erosion: What is weathered, worn, and whittled awaythrough wind, water, and time is as powerful as what remains. Our undoing isalso our becoming.
THE RADIANT LIVES OF ANIMALSFrom a celebrated Chickasaw writer and environmentalist, a spiritual meditation,in prose and poetry, on our relationship to the animal world, in an illustrated giftpackage. In this illuminating collection of essays and poems, lightly sprinkledwith elegant drawings, Hogan draws on many Native nations’ ancient storiesand spiritual traditions to show us that the soul exists in those delicate placeswhere the natural world extends into human consciousness—in the mist ofmorning, the grass that grew a little through the night, the first warmth of thismorning’s sunlight.A CAT'S TALE : A JOURNEY THROUGH FELINE HISTORYThe first ever illustrated history of the world’s most noble species fromprehistoric times to present day—as told by the cats who lived it. "With A Cat’sTale, I am here to correct the record and expose the reality of feline greatness.Our story spans tens of thousands of miles and many thousands of years. It is astory that humanity has so far stubbornly refused to learn, ignored in favor of afantasy history beginning with a lie: the absurd notion that you domesticated us.Really? If that’s what you believe, go find a bobcat and try." HERBARIUM : THE QUEST TO PRESERVE AND CLASSIFY THE WORLD'S PLANTSSince the 1500s, scientists have documented the plants and fungi that grewaround them, organizing the specimens into collections. Known as herbaria,these archives helped give rise to botany as its own scientific endeavor.Herbarium is a fascinating enquiry into this unique field of plant biology,exploring how herbaria emerged and have changed over time, who promotedand contributed to them, and why they remain such an important source of datafor their new role: understanding how the world’s flora is changing. At its heart,Herbarium is a compelling reminder of one of humanity’s better impulses: tosave things—not just for ourselves, but for generations to come.SEAWEED, AN ENCHANTING MISCELLANYIn this exquisitely illustrated portrait, poet and artist Miek Zwamborn sharesdiscoveries of seaweed’s history, culture, and science. We encounter itsmedicinal and gastronomic properties and long history of human use, from theNeolithic people of the Orkney islands to sushi artisans in modern Japan. Wefind seaweed troubling Columbus on his voyages across the Atlantic andintriguing Humboldt in the Sargasso Sea. We follow its inspiration for artistsfrom Hokusai to Matisse, its collection by Victorians as pressed specimens inbooks, its adoption into fashion and dance, and its potential for combatingclimate change.
MEMORIAL“Memorial dares to insist on the mundane, thoroughly lived life as asite of perennial hope, joy, and abundance. It casts a fresh take on theAmerican family that becomes truer because of its disparate origins,the queerness of its genesis, and the buoyed wonder it finds insurviving grief and loss towards the rare and forgiving ground ofdifficult, hard-won love. All of this done in sentences clean and clearas cut glass. This book, in what feels like a new vision for the 21stcentury novel, made me happy.” —Ocean Vuong, author of On EarthWe’re Briefly GorgeousBESTIARY“Young queer love, family secrets, and a girl who grows a tiger tail, alltold by a language obsessive? Extremely sold.”—LithubOne evening, Mother tells Daughter a story about a tiger spirit wholived in a woman’s body. She was called Hu Gu Po, and she hungeredto eat children, especially their toes. Soon afterward, Daughterawakes with a tiger tail. And more mysterious events follow: Holes inthe backyard spit up letters penned by her grandmother; a visitingaunt arrives with snakes in her belly; a brother tests the possibility offlight. All the while, Daughter is falling for Ben, a neighborhood girlwith strange powers of her own...EARTHLINGSSayaka Murata’s Convenience Store Woman was one of the mostunusual and refreshing bestsellers of recent years, depicting the life ofa thirty-six-year-old clerk in a Tokyo convenience store. Now, inEarthlings, Sayaka Murata pushes at the boundaries of our ideas ofsocial conformity in this brilliantly imaginative, intense, and absolutelyunforgettable novel. “An indelible portrait of an imaginative young woman learning tosurvive. Original in conception and astute in its social critique; highlyrecommended.”—Library Journal (starred review)
BENEFICENCEOne of the most widely praised novels of the year, from a part-time Mainer, andauthor of the beloved memoir Without a Map.“A quiet gem of a first novel. The author's lyrical prose and stark portrayal of griefand guilt…is conveyed so movingly this story is hard to put down. With languagepoetic in its cadence and capable of seamlessly transporting our minds andemotions to another place and time, this accomplished debut will be welcomed byreaders of authors such as Willa Cather, Alice Munro, Amy Tan, or Lisa See.”—Library JournalJACKMarilynne Robinson’s mythical world of Gilead, Iowa—the setting of her novelsGilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack—and its beloved characters have illuminatedand interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of our emotions,and the wonders of a sacred world. Jack is Robinson’s fourth novel in this now-classic series. In it, Robinson tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the prodigalson of Gilead’s Presbyterian minister, and his romance with Della Miles, a highschool teacher who is also the child of a preacher. Their deeply felt, tormented, star-crossed interracial romance resonates with all the paradoxes of American life, thenand now.THE DECAMERON PROJECTWhen reality is surreal, only fiction can make sense of it. In March of 2020, theeditors of The New York Times Magazine created The Decameron Project (inspiredby Boccaccio’s plague stories written in 1353.) This anthology—with stories fromthe likes of Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, and David Mitchell—was created with a simple, time-spanning goal: to gather a collection of storieswritten as our current pandemic first swept the globe. How might new fiction fromsome of the finest writers working today help us memorialize and understand theunimaginable? And what could be learned about how this crisis will affect the art offiction?SHELTER IN PLACEA comic portrait of the months immediately following the 2016 election, Shelter inPlace is also a meditation on the unreliable appetites—for love, for power, forfreedom—by which both our public and private lives are shaped. “A delightfully slycomedy of manners . . . comic and poignant . . . Readers will take in décor of theone-percent, jealous riffs on famous writers, and caricatured liberals andconservatives with voyeuristic glee.” —Booklist
AGAINST AMAZON AND OTHER ESSAYSPicking up where the widely praised Bookshops: A Reader’s History leftoff, Carrion explores the increasing pressures of Amazon and other newtechnologies on the vital social, cultural, and intellectual spaces of bookshopsand libraries. He travels from London to Geneva, from Miami’s Little Havana toArgentina, from his own well-loved childhood library to the rosewood shelves ofJules Verne’s Nautilus and the innovative spaces that characterize South Korea’sbookshop renaissance. Including interviews with writers and librarians, AgainstAmazon is equal parts a celebration of books and bookshops, an autobiographyof a reader, a travelogue, a love letter—and, most urgently, a manifesto againstthe corrosive influence of late capitalism.EX LIBRIS : 100+ BOOKS TO READ AND REREADLegendary former New York Times critic and bestselling author Michiko Kakutanishares her personal selections of more than 140 works of fiction, nonfiction, andpoetry that have had a profound effect on her life, gorgeously illustratedthroughout. “Why do we love books so much,” she asks in her introduction.“These magical brick-sized objects are actually tiny time machines that cantransport us back to the past to learn the lessons of history, and forward to thefuture, where we may be granted glimpses of more ideal worlds, or moredystopian ones that serve as dark mirrors of what we could become, should wemisuse the gifts of science, or fail to protect our ideals and our planet."HOW SHOULD ONE READ A BOOK?"Where are we to begin? How are we to bring order into this multitudinouschaos and so get the deepest and widest pleasure from what we read?"Published for the first time as a standalone volume (with a new introduction bySheila Heti) Virginia Woolf's short, impassioned essay, How Should One Read aBook? celebrates the enduring importance of great literature. In this timelessmanifesto on the written word, rediscover the joy of reading and the power of agood book to change the world.THE CALL ME ISHMAEL PHONE BOOK : AN INTERACTIVE GUIDE TO LIFE-CHANGING BOOKSWhat would happen if readers were asked to call a phone number and leave avoicemail about their most beloved books. But who would they be calling?Ishmael, of course. For fans of My Ideal Bookshelf and Bibliophile, The Call MeIshmael Phone Book is the perfect gift for book lovers everywhere: a quirky andentertaining interactive guide to reading, featuring voicemails, literary Eastereggs, checklists, and more, from the creators of the popular multimedia project.
ROYAL HOLIDAYFrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Proposal and a rising star in theromance genre comes a dazzling new novel about a spontaneous holiday vacationthat turns into an unforgettable romance. “Filled with delightful, swoon-worthy datesand many laughs, this affectionate, cross-continent holiday romance is perfect forcozying up with on a cold winter’s night.”—Library JournalTHE LIVING IS EASYThe first novel by Dorothy West—author of The Wedding—was one of only ahandful to be published by black women during the 1940s. The Living Is Easy tellsthe story of Cleo Judson, daughter of Southern sharecroppers, determined tointegrate into Boston's black elite. Married to the "Black Banana King" Bart Judson,Cleo maneuvers her three sisters and their children—but not their husbands—intoliving with her, attempting to recreate her original family in a Bostonian mansion.THE BEADWORKERS: STORIES"This stunning debut collection marks the arrival of a brilliant storyteller; Beth Piatoteweaves together political, historical, and personal themes to offer new perspectives onthe human condition . . . Piatote, who is Nez Perce, writes with dazzling clarity,emotion, and bone-dry humor about the lives of indigenous people, in what feels like acelebration, an act of love, and one of the most unforgettable story collections of theyear." —Kristin Iversen, NYLONOLIVE, AGAIN“In thirteen poignant interconnected stories, Strout follows the cantankerous, truth-telling Mainer as she ages, experiencing a joyful second marriage and the evolution ofher difficult relationship with her son. In her blunt yet compassionate way, Olivegrapples with loneliness, infidelity, mortality and the question of whether we can everreally know someone—ourselves included.”—PeopleCREATURESOn the eve of Evangeline’s wedding on Winter Island, the groom may be lost at sea, adead whale is trapped in the harbor, and Evie’s mostly absent mother has shown upout of the blue. From there, in this mesmerizing, provocative debut, the narrative flowsback and forth through time as Evie reckons with her complicated upbringing—a weed-dealing, charming but neglectful father, a wild-child best friend—in this lush land offthe coast of Southern California.
KUSAMA: THE GRAPHIC NOVELYayoi Kusama has spent her remarkable life immersed in her art.Follow her incredible journey in this vivid graphic biography whichdetails her bold departure from Japan as a young artist, her embraceof the buzzing New York art scene in the 1960s, and her eventualreturn home and rise to twenty-first-century super-fame."Macellari's splendid biography of Yayoi Kusama brings the artist'sneurotic obsessions to life...Macellari's comics interpret and mirrorKusama's art in a way that honors it but doesn't imitate it. Thissatisfying glimpse into Kusama's world reveals a place both tidy andtrippy." -Publishers WeeklyPLAGUED BY FIRE: THE DREAMS AND FURIES OF FRANK LLOYDWRIGHTIn showing us Wright’s facades along with their cracks, Hendricksonhelps us form a fresh, deep, and more human understanding of theman. With prodigious research, unique vision, and his ability to makesense of a life in ways at once unexpected, poetic, and undeniablybrilliant, he has given us the defining book on Wright.“The book’s most moving passages come from fresh insights from thearchitect’s archives. . . . Plagued by Fire aims not to examine the workof an architect but rather to render the architect with humancharacter.” —Architectural DigestTHE SHADOW DRAWING: HOW SCIENCE TAUGHT LEONARDO HOWTO PAINT"Francesca Fiorani’s book makes an effective contribution towardsdemolishing the false notion of two Leonardos—one the artist , theother the scientist. Fiorani masterfully shows how science enabled theyoung Leonardo to take Renaissance painting to an unprecedentedlevel of perfection. No matter how many books about Leonardo youmight have read, this one is not to be missed. It will shape yourunderstanding of his beautiful mind’s all-encompassing vision of art,nature, and man." —Paolo Galluzzi, director, Museo Galileo, Florence
ARTCURIOUSA wildly entertaining and surprisingly educational dive into art historyas you've never seen it before, from the host of the belovedArtCurious podcast.“ArtCurious unspools like a juicy novel, detailing the backstories ofseveral art history notables, their families, mentors, fellow artists,lovers and more . . . Dasal writes with humor and honesty, offeringtruth mixed with speculation . . . All this adds up to a fascinating, livelytake on a topic that is too often reduced to dry facts. Art history buffsor anyone who likes a good thriller will find ArtCurious a welcomeescape.”—BookPageAMERICAN UTOPIAA joyful collaboration between old friends David Byrne and MairaKalman, American Utopia offers readers an antidote to cynicism,bursting with pathos, humanism, and hope--featuring his words andlyrics brought to life with more than 150 of her colorful paintings.Thetext is drawn from David Byrne's American Utopia, which has becomea hit Broadway show and is soon to be a documentary from Spike Lee.The four-color artwork, by Maira Kalman, which she created for theBroadway show's curtain, is composed of small moments,expressions, gestures, and interactions that together offer a portraitof daily life and coexistence.THE LOST SPELLSThe follow-up to the internationally bestselling sensation The LostWords, The Lost Spells is a beautiful collection of poems andillustrations that evokes the magic of the everyday natural world. TheLost Spells evokes the wonder of everyday nature, conjuring up redfoxes, birch trees, jackdaws, and more in poems and illustrations thatflow between the pages and into readers’ minds. Robert Macfarlane’sspell-poems and Jackie Morris’s watercolour illustrations are musicaland magical: these are summoning spells, words of recollection,charms of protection. To read The Lost Spells is to see anew thenatural world within our grasp and to be reminded of what happenswhen we allow it to slip away.
WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLDDelivered with warmth and intimacy, Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan'sWelcome to the New World is a wholly original view of theimmigrant experience, revealing not only the trials and successes ofone family but showing the spirit of a town and a country, for goodand bad. "Perceptive . . . Halpern and Sloan’s smart use of humorousand heart-wrenching details particularize the family’s story whileeffectively conveying their political message. . . . For readers raised onPersepolis, this moving documentary portrait hits home."—PublishersWeekly (starred review) "Powerful . . . Its granular, journalisticapproach takes you to places rarely imagined in terms of the refugeeexperience . . . truly thought-provoking."—The GuardianLOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA (ILLUSTRATED EDITION)A beautifully packaged edition of one of García Márquez's mostbeloved novels, with never-before-seen color illustrations by theChilean artist Luisa Rivera and an interior design created by theauthor's son, Gonzalo García Barcha.“Revolutionary in daring to suggest that vows of love made under apresumption of immortality—youthful idiocy, to some—may yet behonored, much later in life when we ought to know better, in the faceof the undeniable…. A shining and heartbreaking book.” —ThomasPynchon, The New York Times Book ReviewTHE TIMES I KNEW I WAS GAYThe Times I Knew I Was Gay reminds us that people sometimes comeout not just once but again and again; that identity is not necessarilyabout falling in love with others, but about coming to terms withoneself. Full of vitality and humor, it will ring true for anyone who hastaken the time to discover who they truly are. “Crewes' commitmentto telling a not-neat story is the best thing about her great memoir…When young adult Ellie looks into a doorframe filled with five of herpast selves, readers have gotten to know each one, and will fullyappreciate having been let in on the journey.”—Booklist, starredreview
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MODERN COMFORT FOODA new one from this quarantine shero! In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Gartenshares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of these dishesare inspired by childhood favorites—but with the volume turned way up, such asCheddar and Chutney Grilled Cheese sandwiches (the perfect match for Ina’sCreamy Tomato Bisque), Smashed Hamburgers with Caramelized Onions, and thecrispiest hash browns that are actually made in a waffle iron! From cocktails todessert, from special weekend breakfasts to quick weeknight dinners, you’ll findyourself making these cozy and delicious recipes over and over again.IN BIBI'S KITCHEN“What moves me most about In Bibi’s Kitchen is Hawa Hassan’s connectionwith these admirable women whose cooking traditions serve their families andhelp define their communities at home and abroad. I am thankful to see theirfaces, to meet them in their own words, and to know them and their diversecultures far beyond the stifling generalities that America so often wields toconflate African people. This book illustrates what the wisest among us haveknown all along: The seat of power in food—its soul and expertise—hasalways begun at home, at the hands of skilled women in their kitchens.”—Osayi Endolyn, James Beard Award–winning writerOTTOLENGHI FLAVORYotam Ottolenghi—the beloved chef and influencer who has captured the heartsof home cooks looking for inspiration and great-tasting vegetable cooking—isback. In Ottolenghi Flavor, Yotam collaborates with longtime colleague IxtaBelfrage to identify the principles behind his stylish, innovative brand of cookingwith a new collection of revolutionary plant-based recipes. Yotam and Ixta buildon the vegetarian cooking that made Plenty and Plenty More phenomenalbestsellers, this time adding Italian and Mexican influences and revealing how tounderstand, build, and amplify flavor through more than 100 vegetarian recipes(half are also vegan). THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER BAKESBake your way through the seasons right alongside Kelsey Siemens, full-time apple farmer and founder of the blog the Farmer’s Daughter. Nowreaders can cozy up in Kelsey’s farmhouse kitchen and bake up anirresistible array of sweets inspired by her family’s beautiful farm in BritishColumbia and the bounty of each season’s harvest. Now readers canexperience ins and outs of life on the farm and enjoy every fruit to thefullest.
FERMENTATION AS METAPHORStemming from his personal obsession with all things fermented, Katzmeditates on his art and work, drawing connections between microbialcommunities and aspects of human culture: politics, religion, social andcultural movements, art, music, sexuality, identity, and even our individualthoughts and feelings. Throughout this truly one-of-a-kind book, Katzshowcases fifty mesmerizing, original images of otherworldly beings froman unseen universe—images of fermented foods and beverages that hehas photographed using both a stereoscope and electron microscope—exalting microbial life from the level of “germs” to that of high art.EASTMeera Sodha's stunning new collection features brand-new recipes from a widerange of Asian cuisines. This cookbook is a collaboration between Sodha and theEast Asian and South East Asian home cooks and gourmet chefs who inspired heralong the way. All 120 recipes are vegetarian, and 95 are vegan. Taking you fromIndia to Indonesia, Singapore, and Japan, by way of China, Thailand, and Vietnam,East will show you how to whip up a root vegetable laksa and a chard, potato,and coconut curry; how to make kimchi pancakes, delicious dairy-free black daland chili tofu. There are sweet potato momos for snacks and unexpecteddesserts like salted miso brownies and a no-churn Vietnamese coffee ice cream.MASTERING BREAD : THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HANDMADE SOURDOUGH,YEAST BREAD, AND PASTRYFrom a master of the artisan bread movement comes a comprehensive guideto making incredible bread at home, featuring more than 80 delicious recipes.The Marc Vetri bread program began over a decade ago and has been part ofthe American movement to reclaim high-quality bread as a cornerstone of ourfood culture. In Mastering Bread, Vetri and his head baker, Claire KoppMcWilliams, show home cooks how to create simple breads with uniqueflavors in their own ovens, from sourdough and yeast loaves toaccompaniments to serve with the breads.THE FLAVOR EQUATION : THE SCIENCE OF GREAT COOKING EXPLAINED INMORE THAN 100 ESSENTIAL RECIPESIn this groundbreaking book (named one of the Best Fall Cookbooks 2020 byEater, Epicurious, and Chowhound) Nik Sharma, scientist, food blogger, andauthor of the buzz-generating cookbook Season, guides home cooks on anexploration of flavor. The Flavor Equation is an accessible guide to elevatingelemental ingredients to make delicious dishes that hit all the right notes, everytime, and a perfect match for those interested in the science of food and flavor."Deep and illuminating, fresh and highly informative." – Yotam Ottolenghi
THE RISE : BLACK COOKS AND THE SOUL OF AMERICAN FOODIt is long past time to recognize Black excellence in the culinary world the sameway it has been celebrated in the worlds of music, sports, literature, film, and thearts. Black cooks and creators have led American culture forward with indeliblecontributions of artistry and ingenuity from the start, but Black authorship hasbeen consistently erased from the story of American food. Driven by a desire tofight against bias, reclaim Black culinary traditions, and energize a newgeneration of cooks, chef, author, and television star Marcus Samuelsson shareshis own journey alongside 150 recipes in honor of dozens of top chefs, writers,and activists—with stories exploring their creativity and influence.THE FOOD ALMANAC : RECIPES AND STORIES FOR A YEAR AT THE TABLEA seasonal collection of recipes and stories celebrating the joy of food a dazzling,diverse mix of memoir, history, short stories and poems alongside recipes, cookingtips, menus and reading lists. Join Miranda York, editor of At The Table, as sheguides you through the year, with contributions from legendary food writers, laudedchefs, up-and-coming poets and award-winning novelists. With recipes and storiesfrom Yotam Ottolenghi, Diana Henry, Felicity Cloake, Meera Sodha, Raymond Blanc,Deborah Levy, Anna Del Conte, Fuchsia Dunlop, Anna Jones, Olia Hercules, RachelRoddy, Zoe Adjonyoh, Nik Sharma, Kit de Waal, Russell Norman, Tamar Adler, NikSharma, Claudia Roden, José Pizarro and many more.AN ONION IN MY POCKET : MY LIFE WITH VEGETABLESFrom the author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, here is a warm, bracinglyhonest memoir that also gives us an insider’s look at the vegetarian movement.“...a delicious memoir recounting her odyssey of growing up in the breadbasket of1950s central California to her decades as a Buddhist monk at the San FranciscoZen Center, leading to her becoming the founding chef of Greens and multi-awardwinning cookbook author, and forever changing the way America thinks aboutvegetables and vegetarian food. This is a story about flavor, sustenance, andnurturing at their purest, and how one remarkable woman literally turned the tableson a young nation madly in love with masses of meat, teaching us to savor everyleaf, grain, and bit of earthly goodness. A delight.”—Elissa AltmanPEOPLE WHO LOVE TO EAT ARE ALWAYS THE BEST PEOPLEA charming, giftable collection of the beloved, best-selling author’s inimitablequotes—her words of wisdom on love, life, and, of course, food.“If you’re afraidof butter, use cream.” So decrees Julia Child, the legendary culinary authority andcookbook author who taught America how to cook—and how to eat. Thisdelightful volume of quotations compiles some of Julia’s most memorable lineson eating—“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steakto cook”—on drinking, on life—“I think every woman should have ablowtorch”—on love, travel, France, and much more. Perfect for Julia fans, homecooks, and anyone who simply loves to eat and drink.
VISIBLE MENDINGIn the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pickup a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and the joy of mending. InVisible Mending, Arounna explores why we should mend, and how to mend avariety of different fabrics. Work through the illustrated step-by-step instructionsthat will demystify mending techniques and discover how these can be easilyapplied to old items to give them a fresh, modern look. Packed with skill-basedprojects, this book reveals how to patch jeans, embroider over tears, dye stainsand use the Japanese art of Sashiko.THE POWER OF KNITTING : STITCHING TOGETHER OUR LIVES IN A FRACTUREDWORLDEconomist and lifelong knitter Loretta Napoleoni unveils the hidden power of thepurl and stitch mantra: an essential tool for the survival of our species, a means forwomen to influence history, a soothing activity to calm us, and a powerfulmetaphor of life. This book is a voyage through our history following the yarn ofsocial, economic and political changes - from ancient Egypt and Peru to modernMongolia, from the spinning bees of the American Revolution to the knitting spiesof World War II, and from the hippies’ rejection of consumerism to yarnbombingprotests against climate change .As a bonus, the book includes patterns for tensimple yet iconic projects that reflect the creative, empowering spirit of knitting.THE JOY OF SKETCH : A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SKETCHING THE EVERYDAYMost children draw. Before we can write, even, we scribble and sketch andcreate. But somehow that gets lost as we get older. We learn that Being AnArtist is hard and complicated, and that there are technical rules to choosingcolor and perfecting your perspective. The Joy of Sketch is here to remind you ofthe joy you once found in creating, scribbling, getting something down on paper– and that it’s really about the process and nothing to do with how technicallybrilliant the finished ‘artwork’ is. This accessible guide shows how to begin withquick, loose sketches building your confidence and skills to draw spontaneously,with nothing more than the things around you for inspiration.THREADS OF LIFE : A HISTORY OF THE WORLD THROUGH THE EYE OF A NEEDLEA globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used aneedle and thread to make their voices heard. “An astonishing feat, this patchwork of history, culture, and politics, which takesus from Saxon England to colonized African tribes, Palestinian villages, rural Chinaand the cramped homes of American slaves...Hunter writes in clear, sometimeslyrical prose and knows just the detail to bring a story alive. Her highly impressivedebut is a richly textured and moving record of a history that has largely been lost.”-The Sunday Times (London)
DAVID SEDARIS: THE BEST OF MEDavid Sedaris’s best stories and essays, spanning his remarkable career—asselected by the author himself. Taken together, the stories in The Best of Mereveal the wonder and delight Sedaris takes in the surprises life brings him. Noexperience, he sees, is quite as he expected—it’s often harder, more fraught, andcertainly weirder—but sometimes it is also much richer and more wonderful.“Sedaris’s brilliant knack for observational humor is on full display in this terrificretrospective essay collection… Sedaris finds ample fodder for his keen satiricsense in his life and the lives of those around him. Sedaris can take even the mostserious subject and evoke both empathy and laughter. He can also be just plainhilarious… This is the perfect introduction for the uninitiated, while Sedaris’s fanswill enjoy rediscovering old favorites.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)DEAR GIRLSNow in paperback! Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (thetwo she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need toknow in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in amale-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad. “[Wong] spins a volumewhose pages simultaneously shock and satisfy…. Dear Girls is not so much a real-talk handbook as it is a myth-puncturing manifesto.” —VogueMY LITTLE OCCULT BOOK CLUBA hilarious collection of Steven Rhodes' parody book covers for the aspiringoccultist, exorcist, necromancer, and more, illustrated in his fan-favorite artistictwist on retro '70s and '80s children's books. The fake titles include Sell YourSoul! (Economics for Children), Necromancy for Beginners, and Caring for YourDemon Cat, and much more. Written in a playful voice that parodies subscriptionbook catalogsFeatures puzzles, activities, and even a free fold-out posterFunnyfake mail order offers for gifts such as "Cursed Videocassette." "With its tonguefirmly in cheek, this book would be a perfect gift for a horror-loving pulp fictionfan with a retro aesthetic." -Byron BibliotherapyMEDALLION STATUS: TRUE STORIES FROM SECRET ROOMSNow in paperback! After spending most of his twenties pursuing a career as aliterary agent, John Hodgman decided to try his own hand at writing. Following anappearance to promote one of his books on The Daily Show, he was invited toreturn as a contributor. This led to an unexpected and, frankly, implausible careerin front of the camera that has lasted to this very day, or at least until 2016.“Conversational, funny…the focus is on the bizarre state of being liminally famousin a culture that so desperately celebrates fame…. Hodgman has dozens of funnystories to tell, ranging from recollections of early jobs to the time BenedictCumberbatch messed with his mind.”—The AV Club
SHIT, ACTUALLYNew York Times opinion writer and bestselling author Lindy West was once the in-house movie critic for Seattle's alternative newsweekly The Stranger, where shecovered film with brutal honesty and giddy irreverence. In Shit, Actually, Lindyreturns to those roots, re-examining beloved and iconic movies from the past 40years with an eye toward the big questions of our time: Is Twilight the horniestmovie in history? Why do the zebras in The Lion King trust Mufasa-WHO IS A LION-to look out for their best interests? Why did anyone bother making any moremovies after The Fugitive achieved perfection? And, my god, why don't any of thewomen in Love, Actually ever f***ing talk?!?!HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICAA revised collection with thirteen essays, including six new to this edition and sevenfrom the original edition, by the “star in the American literary firmament, with avoice that is courageous, honest, loving, and singularly beautiful” (NPR). Brilliantand uncompromising, piercing and funny, this is essential reading. looks inward,drawing heavily on the author and his family’s experiences, while simultaneouslyexamining the world—Mississippi, the South, the United States—that has shapedtheir lives. MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURNWith virtuosic synthesis of memoir, criticism, and journalism, these fourteen essaysexplore the oceanic depths of longing and the reverberations of obsession. AmongJamison's subjects are 52 Blue, deemed "the loneliest whale in the world"; the eeriepast-life memories of children; the devoted citizens of an online world called SecondLife; the haunted landscape of the Sri Lankan Civil War; and an entire museumdedicated to the relics of broken relationships. Jamison follows these examinationsto more personal reckonings -- with elusive men and ruptured romances, withmarriage and maternity -- in essays about eloping in Las Vegas, becoming astepmother, and giving birth.BUSTED IN NEW YORK AND OTHER ESSAYSIn these twenty-five essays, Darryl Pinckney has given us a view of our recent racialhistory that blends the social and the personal and wonders how we arrived at ourcurrent moment. Pinckney reminds us that “white supremacy isn’t back; it neverwent away.” It is this impulse to see historically that is at the core of Busted in NewYork and Other Essays, which traces the lineage of black intellectual history fromBooker T. Washington through the Harlem Renaissance, to the Black Panther Partyand the turbulent sixties, to today’s Afro-pessimists, and celebrated and neglectedthinkers in between.
THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHESIn 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild,dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing buttidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants anymeasure of power, she must find it at the ballot box. But when the Eastwood sisters -- James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, andBeatrice Belladonna -- join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin topursue the forgotten words and ways that might turn the women'smovement into the witch's movement. There's no such thing as witches. But there will be.AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF UFO'SA deep dive into the world of Ufology—the study and search forextraterrestrial life—with a fun, informative, humorous look at thehistory of this strange world of conspiracy.Throughout history people have witnessed a dizzying show ofmysterious lights in the sky. Whether they are the devices of alieninterlopers or more mundane weather phenomena, they have spawneda legacy of government inquiries, secretive societies, and countlessdedicated investigators. We call them “Unidentified Flying Objects,”and they have claimed a prominent position in popular culture,enduring in part thanks to the legacy of researchers and persistentlypeculiar mysteries.LOVE AFTER THE END: AN ANTHOLOGY OF TWO-SPIRIT ANDINDIGIQUEER SPECULATIVE FICTIONThis exciting and groundbreaking fiction anthology showcases anumber of new and emerging 2SQ (Two-Spirit and queer Indigenous)writers from across Turtle Island. These visionary authors show howqueer Indigenous communities can bloom and thrive through utopiannarratives that detail the vivacity and strength of 2SQness throughoutits plight in the maw of settler colonialism’s histories. Love after theEnd demonstrates the imaginatively queer Two-Spirit futurisms wehave all been dreaming of since 1492.
A DEADLY EDUCATIONFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Uprooted and SpinningSilver comes the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined torewrite the rules of magic. With flawless mastery, Novik creates a heroinefor the ages in El—a character so sharply realized and so richly nuancedthat she is sure to live on in hearts and minds for generations to come.“A Deadly Education is a nightmare from which I never wished to wake:savage, inventive, and soulful. Novik grasps the totems of childhood thatlinger in your mind—schools of magic, curses, cutthroat classmates,monsters—only to twist them into a grand new tale that’ll make youbelieve in magic again.”—Pierce BrownNINTH HOUSENOW IN PAPERBACK! The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo,a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the IvyLeague elite. Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’sfreshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom,Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug-dealerboyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. In fact, by age twenty,she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Somemight say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex isoffered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most prestigiousuniversities on a full ride. What’s the catch, and why her?HEROES' FEAST: THE OFFICIAL D&D COOKBOOKFrom the D&D experts behind Dungeons & Dragons Art &Arcana comes a cookbook that invites fantasy lovers to learnabout their favorite fictional cultures through their uniquecuisines and lifestyles. With this book, you can prepare dishesdelicate enough to dine like elves and their drow cousins orhearty enough to feast like a dwarven clan or a boisterousorcish horde. All eighty dishes—developed by a professionalchef from one of the country’s top test kitchens—are delicious,easy to prepare, and composed of wholesome ingredientsreadily found in our world.
THE SEARCHER“One of the greatest crime novelists writing today” (Vox) weaves amasterful, atmospheric tale of suspense, asking what we sacrifice inour search for truth and justice, and what we risk if we don’t.“The west of Ireland looked good to Cal Hooper on the internet. Butnow that he’s living there, the rugged beauty of the regionoverwhelms him, as it will anyone reading Tana French’s TheSearcher, an audacious departure for this immensely talentedauthor…Not to be missed.” —Janet Maslin, The New York TimesTHE MISSING AMERICAN“Quartey’s writing is visceral, with lush descriptions of the scenes aswell as his (large) cast of characters…This promising series debut fromthe acclaimed [author of the ”Darko Dawson“ mysteries] introducesthe formidable Emma, and most important, the culture and politics ofGhana.”—Library Journal“The adventures of a tenacious African female sleuth will likely ringbells for fans of Alexander McCall Smith’s best-selling Mma. PreciousRamotswe mysteries. The Missing American’s unflinching portrayal ofGhanaian criminals, their fetish priest handlers and corruption at thehighest levels makes this intriguing debut a more bracing antidote toits cozier cousin.“—Los Angeles TimesTHE READER'S ROOMWhen the manuscript of a debut crime novel arrives at a Parisianpublishing house, everyone in the readers’ room is convinced it’ssomething special. And the committee for France’s highest literaryhonour, the Prix Goncourt, agrees. But when the shortlist isannounced, there’s a problem for editor Violaine Lepage: she has noidea of the author’s identity. As the police begin to investigate aseries of murders strangely reminiscent of those recounted in thebook, Violaine is not the only one looking for answers. And, sufferingmemory blanks following an aeroplane accident, she’s beginning towonder what role she might play in the story...
LONG BRIGHT RIVER”Pulsating with breathtaking suspense and boundless compassion, LongBright River is the kind of genre-defying novel that, once the final chaptersclose, you instantly implore people to read. Topical yet timeless, its page-turning narrative wrestles with the fissures and wreckage that addictioncan inflict on a family—and a city. Liz Moore is a force, and Long BrightRiver should be on top of everyone’s to-read list come January.” —ForbesWHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING"[T]his twisty tale tackles with a somber wit ongoing issues of race, classinequity, social injustice, and predatory housing practices... This sizzlingsummer thriller starts on low and heats up fast. Smart, sexy, and surprising,this suspenseful novel revealing the underbelly of urban gentrification willkeep readers reading late into the night." -Library Journal (starred review)FURIOUS HOURS : MURDER, FRAUD, AND THE LAST TRIAL OF HARPER LEE“Cep’s book is a marvel. In elegant prose, she gives us the fullest story yet ofLee’s post-Mockingbird life in New York–boozy, unproductive, modest despiteher means, yet full of books and theater–and her quest in Alabama, where shegrew close to Radney and his family, to tell the Maxwell story. Cep’s is anaccount emotionally attuned to the toll that great writing takes, and shows thatsometimes one perfect book is all we can ask for, even while we wish foranother.” —Lucas Wittmann, TimeMURDER BY MILK BOTTLE“The craft and care with which author Truss weaves her facts into a richlynarrated but utterly hilarious tapestry is amazing. The reader may find himselfwondering how she manages to keep her facts straight as she throws his ownmental processes into such a delightful muddle.” —New York Journal of Books“In her ability to blend crime and farce, Truss is in a class of her own." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
THE PURPOSE OF POWER : HOW WE COME TOGETHER WHEN WEFALL APARTAn essential guide to building the type of movements that canaddress the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leadingorganizers—one of the creators of Black Lives Matter.“‘Black lives matter’ was Alicia Garza’s love letter read around theworld. The Purpose of Power is another love letter that should beread around the world. It speaks to all that molded Garza, all thatmolds organizers, all that molds movements.”—Ibram X. Kendi,author of #1 New York Times bestseller How to Be an AntiracistHOW WE GO HOME : VOICES FROM INDIGENOUS NORTH AMERICAHow We Go Home shares contemporary Indigenous stories in thelong and ongoing fight to protect Native land and life.In myriad ways,each narrator’s life has been shaped by loss, injustice, and resilience—and by the struggle of how to share space with settler nations whoseessential aim is to take all that is Indigenous.“...a testament to modern-day Indigenous revitalization, often in theface of the direst of circumstances. Told as firsthand accounts on thefrontlines of resistance and resurgence, these life stories inspire andremind that Indigenous life is all about building a community throughthe gifts we offer and the stories we tell.” — Niigaan SinclairA BETTER MAN : A (MOSTLY SERIOUS) LETTER TO MY SONA poignant look at boyhood, in the form of a heartfelt letter fromcomedian Michael Ian Black to his teenage son before he leaves forcollege, and a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teachingyoung men to give and receive love."As a parent of both boys and girls, I find myself rebuffing the gender-based cultural assumptions that are foisted on them more frequentlythan I could have ever imagined. Thank you Michael Ian Black forchallenging society's antiquated approach to raising boys, anddeepening the conversation about what we actually want for our kids.Sir, you are a good egg.”—Samantha Bee
WHITE TEARS/BROWN SCARS : HOW WHITE FEMINISM BETRAYS WOMEN OFCOLORTaking us from the slave era, when white women fought in court to keep“ownership” of their slaves, through the centuries of colonialism, when theyoffered a soft face for brutal tactics, to the modern workplace, WhiteTears/Brown Scars tells a charged story of white women’s active participation incampaigns of oppression. It offers a long overdue validation of the experiencesof women of color. "It’s eye-opening and necessary reading for anyone, butespecially white women who consider themselves feminists." —BuzzFeedBE ANTIRACIST : A JOURNAL FOR AWARENESS, REFLECTION, AND ACTIONAntiracism is not a destination but a journey—one that takes deliberate,consistent work. Ibram X. Kendi’s concept of antiracism has reenergized andreshaped the conversation about racial justice in America and pointed us towardnew ways of thinking about ourselves and our society. Whether or not you’veread How to Be an Antiracist, this stunning paperback journal offers theopportunity to reflect on your personal commitment to antiracism. Be Antiracistis both a confessional and a log of your journey toward a more equitable andjust society.THE QUEER ADVANTAGE : CONVERSATIONS WITH LGBTQ+ LEADERS ON THEPOWER OF IDENTITY"This collection... feels less like a book of tips from queer power players and morelike a series of intimate chats between good friends-that is, if your good friendswere LGBTQ+ icons like George Takei, Adam Rippon and Margaret Cho. Offeringdeeply affecting anecdotes from queer leaders and the life lessons they learned inreal time in the worlds of business, tech, sports, entertainment and more, TheQueer Advantage encourages readers to find power in their identities." —TIMEWE WILL NOT CANCEL US : AND OTHER DREAMS OF TRANSFORMATIVE JUSTICE“Cancel” or “call-out” culture is a source of much tension and debate in Americansociety. The infamous "Harper’s Letter,” signed by public intellectuals of both theleft and right, sought to settle the matter and only caused greater division.Originating as a way for marginalized and disempowered people to address harmand take down powerful abusers, often with the help of social media, call outs areseen by some as having gone too far. But what is “too far” when you’re talkingabout imbalances of power and patterns of harm? And what happens whenpeople in social justice movements direct their righteous anger inward at oneanother?
AND HOW ARE YOU, DR. SACKS? : A BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OFOLIVER SACKSNOW IN PAPERBACK! The author Lawrence Weschler began spendingtime with Oliver Sacks in the early 1980s. Almost a decade earlier, Dr.Sacks had published his masterpiece Awakenings. But the book hadhardly been an immediate success, and the rumpled clinician was stilllargely unknown. Over the ensuing four years, the two men workedclosely together until, for wracking personal reasons, Sacks askedWeschler to abandon the profile, a request to which Weschleracceded. The two remained close friends, however, across the nextthirty years and then, just as Sacks was dying, he urged Weschler totake up the project once again. This book is the result of thatentreaty.FLASH COUNT DIARY : MENOPAUSE AND THE VINDICATION OFNATURAL LIFE“Sentence by sentence, a brilliant piece of writing suffused with allSteinke’s characteristic wit, darkness, and profundity . . . I trust herdeeply, will go wherever she wants to take me.” —Maggie NelsonMenopause hit Darcey Steinke hard. First came hot flashes. Theninsomnia. Then depression. As she struggled to understand what washappening to her, she slammed up against a culture of silence andsexism...there was little that offered a path to understandingmenopause in a complex, spiritual, and intellectually engaged way. A PROMISED LANDIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidentialmemoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odysseyfrom young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world,describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education andthe landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—atime of dramatic transformation and turmoil. A Promised Land isextraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s betwith history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the worldstage.
SEVEN KINDS OF PEOPLE YOU FIND IN BOOKSHOPSFrom behind the counter, Shaun Bythell catalogs the customers who roamhis shop in Wigtown, Scotland. There’s the Expert (divided into subspeciesfrom the Bore to the Helpful Person), the Young Family (ranging from theExhausted to the Aspirational), Occultists (from Conspiracy Theorist toCraft Woman).Then there's the Loiterer (including the Erotica Browser andthe Self-Published Author), the Bearded Pensioner (including the LyrcaClad), and the The Not-So-Silent Traveller (the Whistler, Sniffer, Hummer,Farter, and Tutter). Two bonus sections include Staff and, finally, PerfectCustomer—all add up to one of the funniest book about books you’ll everfind.SOMEWHERE IN THE UNKNOWN WORLD : A COLLECTIVE REFUGEE MEMOIR“Kao Kalia Yang has long used her own voice and refugee story to create transcendentliterature. With Somewhere in the Unknown World, she brings us many voices whosepowerful, individual tales converge in one state to create a prism of humanity. In a timewhen the term ‘refugee’ is so often flat and faceless, this is an essential book of poeticbeauty and social witness.”—Sarah Smarsh, author of HeartlandVANITY FAIR'S WOMEN ON WOMENNOW IN PAPERBACK! Looking back at the last thirty five years of Vanity Fair featurestories on women, by women, with an introduction by the magazine’s editor inchief, Radhika Jones. “A vigorous selection of 28 essays spanning the magazine’smodern era that underscore the combative resilience of notable accomplishedwomen who never gave in to what was expected of them…poignant tales of howone rises and falls and then rises again…Besides making for absorbing reading,these essays pack a feminist wallop.” —KirkusTHE WOMEN I THINK ABOUT AT NIGHT : TRAVELING THE PATHS OF MY HEROESIn The Women I Think About at Night, Mia Kankimäki blends travelogue, memoir,and biography as she recounts her enchanting travels in Japan, Kenya, and Italywhile retracing the steps of ten remarkable female pioneers from history."[A]stute, entertaining....This insightful book will appeal to adventure enthusiastsand be an inspiration for those with an eye on hitting their stride later in life." —Publisher's Weekly
METAZOA : ANIMAL LIFE AND THE BIRTH OF THE MINDThe scuba-diving philosopher who wrote Other Minds explores the origins ofanimal consciousness. In Metazoa, Godfrey-Smith expands his inquiry to animalsat large, investigating the evolution of subjective awareness with the assistanceof the far flung species he has met undersea. Combining vivid animal encounterswith philosophical reflections and the latest news from biology, Metazoa revealsthat even in our hi-tech, AI-driven times, there is no understanding mindswithout understanding nerves, muscles, and our active bodies. The result is astory as rich and vibrant as life itself, one that explains the mystery of animalconsciousness in accessible and riveting prose.THE PRACTICAL ASTRONOMER : EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF THE NIGHTSKYThis practical guide explains and demystifies stargazing, teaching you torecognize different kinds of objects and showing you how they movethrough the sky over the course of the night and the year. It shows you howto understand and enjoy the cosmos, building your practical astronomyskills from the basics to more advanced techniques. Detailed star chartsshows all the major constellations as they appear from all around the world,and star-hopping charts guide you through the sky, using bright stars assignposts to locate harder-to-find highlights.SCIENCE AND COOKING : PHYSICS MEETS FOOD, FROM HOMEMADE TOHAUTE CUISINEWhy do we knead bread? What determines the temperature at which we cook asteak, or the amount of time our chocolate chip cookies spend in the oven?Science and Cooking answers these questions and more through hands-onexperiments and recipes from renowned chefs such as Christina Tosi, JoanneChang, and Wylie Dufresne, all beautifully illustrated in full color. With engagingintroductions from revolutionary chefs and collaborators Ferran Adria and JoséAndrés, Science and Cooking will change the way you approach both subjects—in your kitchen and beyond.ARCHAEOLOGY FROM SPACE : HOW THE FUTURE SHAPES OUR PASTNational Geographic Fellow and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak pioneers theyoung field of satellite archaeology, using futuristic tools to unlock secrets fromthe past and transform how discoveries are made. As an archaeologist, she hasworked on remote sensing projects across twelve countries and four continents,using multispectral and high-resolution satellite imagery analysis to identifythousands of potential archaeological sites. These include previously unknownsettlements, roads, fortresses, palaces, tombs, and even potential pyramids. Shepresently directs major crowdsourcing efforts to map ancient civilizations acrossPeru and India.
AMONG FLOWERS : A WALK IN THE HIMALAYAIf you could go anywhere in the world and do one thing you love, what wouldyou choose? When given that opportunity, the acclaimed writer Jamaica Kincaiddecided to trek through Nepal collecting seeds to plant in her garden at home inVermont. Among Flowers is the story of that journey through the Himalayanlandscape, as Kincaid and her companions navigate not only the perilousphysical terrain but also Maoist guerrillas and fields of leeches that stand in theirway. “Reading this intriguing meditation is like gazing at the disparate stars ofKincaid's night sky itself, searching the heavens for a sense of who and what weare.” —The Boston GlobeTHE BELLS OF OLD TOKYO: MEDITATIONS ON TIME AND A CITYA remarkable debut from Anna Sherman: an elegant and insightful tour of Tokyoand its residents, as well as a meditation on Japanese culture and society,structured around a search for the eight lost bells that once surrounded the city."A completely extraordinary book, unlike anything I have read before. At oncemodest in tone and vast in scale and ambition, The Bells of Old Tokyo extendsin all directions, delicately wrought, precise, unfaltering, lucid and strange as adream. I haven’t felt so excited about an investigation into place since I first readRings of Saturn. Like Sebald, Sherman is concerned with war, brutality, nostalgiaand loss, but her search for the meaning of time is also radiant and absolutelyhumane." --Olivia LaingAROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TREESNOW IN PAPERBACK! Stops on the trip this book makes include the lime treesof Berlin's Unter den Linden boulevard, which intoxicate amorous Germans andhungry bees alike, the swankiest streets in nineteenth–century London, whichwere paved with Australian eucalyptus wood, and the redwood forests ofCalifornia, where the secret to the trees' soaring heights can be found in theproperties of the tiniest drops of water. Each of these strange and true tales –populated by self–mummifying monks, tree–climbing goats and ever–so–slightlyradioactive nuts – is illustrated by Lucille Clerc, taking the reader on a journeythat is as informative as it is beautiful.MUD AND STARS : TRAVELS IN RUSSIA WITH PUSHKIN, TOLSTOY, AND OTHERGENIUSES OF THE GOLDEN AGENOW IN PAPERBACK! Using its greatest writers as a guide, an award-winningtravel writer conducts a witty and immersive tour of contemporary Russia,illuminating the country in all its confusions and contradictions in a narrativeoverflowing with humor, insight, and charm. “Wheeler carves a unique portraitof Russia, one informed by a genuine affection for the food, culture, andlandscape. A journey through time, space, and personal, culinary, and literaryhistory, Wheeler’s latest is a joyous demonstration of how brilliantly immersivetravel writing can be at its very best.”—Booklist (starred review)
WINTERING : THE POWER OF REST AND RETREAT IN DIFFICULTTIMESA moving personal narrative shot through with lessons from literature,mythology, and the natural world, May’s story offers instruction onthe transformative power of rest and retreat. “Wintering is every bitas beautiful and healing as the season itself. Katherine Maythoughtfully examines the emotional, spiritual, and geographicalreality of the cold times, the dark days, and those periods of our liveswhen things are neither soft nor easy. In so doing, she offers a greatand humane service to her readers: she shows us that winteringcannot be avoided, but need not be feared. This is truly a beautifulbook.” –Elizabeth GilbertKEEP MOVING : NOTES ON LOSS, CREATIVITY, AND CHANGEWhen Maggie Smith, the award-winning author of the viral poem“Good Bones,” started writing inspirational daily Twitter posts in thewake of her divorce, they unexpectedly caught fire. In this deeplymoving book of quotes and essays, Maggie writes about newbeginnings as opportunities for transformation. Like kintsugi, theJapanese art of mending broken ceramics with gold, Keep Movingcelebrates the beauty and strength on the other side of loss. This is abook for anyone who has gone through a difficult time and iswondering: What comes next?THE MYSTICAL YEAR : FOLKLORE, MAGIC AND NATUREConnect with nature and harness the power of the seasons all yearround. Celebrate spring and summer as a time of renewal with Florathe Roman Goddess of flowers and learn about balance in Litha. Asthe nights get longer, create beautiful garlands of herbs to ward offevil spirits. Explore the magic of each month, with mystical tips andpractical projects, and delve into the annual cycle of a modernmystical year. With superstitions and sayings, crystals, birds andbeasts, this is a book for the modern mystic that is accessible foreveryone.
MAGIC: A HISTORY : FROM ALCHEMY TO WITCHCRAFT, FROM THEICE AGE TO THE PRESENTAn Oxford professor of archaeology explores the unique history ofmagic—the oldest and most neglected strand of human behavior andits resurgence today. Drawing on decades of research around theworld—touching on the first known horoscope, a statue ordered intoexile, and the mystical power of tattoos—shows what magic can offerus today, and how we might use it to rethink our relationship with theworld."Sophisticated and wide-ranging . . . Gosden’s meticulous accountoffers many intriguing glimpses of early human societies. Readers witha deep interest in human belief systems will be captivated." —Publishers WeeklyPLANT WITCHERY : DISCOVER THE SACRED LANGUAGE, WISDOM,AND MAGIC OF 200 PLANTS"All it will take is for you to slow down and pay attention to the worldaround you and, I promise, you will find the world within you."Indigenous seer, gifted plant whisperer, and Witchery author JulietDiaz invites you to walk the path of the Plant Witch. Journey farbeyond the basic medicinal and magical properties of plants, deepinto Mother Earth’s drumming heart. Drawn from ancestral practicespassed down by generations of teachers, the lessons in this book willawaken your intimate connection with nature, your ancestors, yourguides, and to your true self through the powerful magic of plants.A PRIMER FOR FORGETTING : GETTING PAST THE PASTA remarkable experiment in scholarship, autobiography, and socialcriticism. It forges a new “history of forgetfulness” by assemblingfragments of art and writing from the ancient world to the modern,weighing the potential boons forgetfulness might offer the presentmoment as a philosophical and political force. It also turns inward,using the author’s own life and memory as a canvas upon which toextol the virtues of a concept too long taken as an evil. A Primer forForgetting is a unique and remarkable synthesis that only Lewis Hyde(author of the much-beloved The Gift) could have produced.
WHEN THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD WAS SUBDUED, OUR SONGSCAME THROUGH : A NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF NATIVE NATIONSPOETRYThis landmark anthology celebrates the indigenous peoples ofNorth America, the first poets of this country, whose literarytraditions stretch back centuries. Opening with a blessing fromPulitzer Prize–winner N. Scott Momaday, the book containspowerful introductions from contributing editors who representthe five geographically organized sections. Each section beginswith a poem from traditional oral literatures and closes withemerging poets. When the Light of the World Was Subdued, OurSongs Came Through offers the extraordinary sweep of Nativeliterature, without which no study of American poetry is complete.THE SELECTED WORKS OF AUDRE LORDEA definitive selection of Audre Lorde’s "intelligent, fierce, powerful,sensual, provocative, indelible" (Roxane Gay) prose and poetry, for anew generation of readers. Self-described "black, lesbian, mother,warrior, poet" Audre Lorde is an unforgettable voice in twentieth-century literature, and one of the first to center the experiences ofblack, queer women. This essential reader showcases her indeliblecontributions to intersectional feminism, queer theory, and criticalrace studies in twelve landmark essays and more than sixty poems—selected and introduced by one of our most powerful contemporaryvoices on race and gender, Roxane Gay.STONE-GARLANDAnthology. The Greek origins of the word gesture at a bouquet, agarland; “a flower-logic, a petal-theory, a blossom-word.” In Stone-Garland, Dan Beachy-Quick brings the term back to its roots, linkingtogether the lives and words of six singular ancient Greeks. Drawinginspiration from the Greek Anthology, first drafted in the first centuryBC, Beachy-Quick presents translations filled with lovers and children,gods and insects, earth and water, ideas and ideals. Throughout, theline between the ancient and the contemporary blurs, and “the logicof how life should be lived decays wondrously into the more difficultpossibilities of what life is.”
DEVOTIONS: THE SELECTED POEMS OF MARY OLIVERNOW IN PAPERBACK! Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver’spersonal selection of her best work, in this definitive collectionspanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career.Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver’s work fromher very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, publishedin 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection,Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliverherself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Withinthese pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluablecollection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasuredobservations of the natural world.THE NIGHTGOWN AND OTHER POEMSA mythic, mystic, and hungry collection of poems, a roiling landscapewandered over by wild swerves of language, creatures of all sorts, andmysterious beings such as The Folklore, The Hurt Opera, The Eunuch,and the titular angry Nightgown. Haunted by the magic andtransformations of Slavic and Western European fairy tales, thesymbolism of the Tarot, the medieval world, feminism, and a mythologyall its own, The Nightgown bears an immigrant’s fascination with thealien syrup of the English language’s first stratum, that merciless Anglo-Saxon word-hoard preserving an ancient consciousness of human,beast, and earth. AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY: 250 YEARS OF STRUGGLE & SONG : ALIBRARY OF AMERICA ANTHOLOGYA literary landmark: the biggest, most ambitious anthology of blackpoetry ever published, gathering 250 poets from the colonial period tothe present and taking the measure of the tradition in a singleindispensable volume. Only now, in the 21st century, can we fully graspthe breadth and range of African American poetry: a magnificent chorusof voices, some familiar, others recently rescued from neglect. Here, inthis unprecedented anthology expertly selected by poet and scholarKevin Young, this precious living heritage is revealed in all its power,beauty, and multiplicity.
HELLO HELLOIt's easy to see how the animals in this book are differentfrom one another, but can you tell what makes them thesame? Hello Hello is a celebration of the unique traits thatmake every creature special—a celebration of diversity thatis also an ode to connection and curiosity. Features over 30different species, many of them endangered, and includes aglossary identifying the animals in the book.I AM!: AFFIRMATIONS FOR RESILIENCEThis brightly hand-lettered board book empowers young readers to liftthemselves up! Ten relatable emotions are each followed by a centeringexercise and a positive affirmation to be recited, as a practice inmindfulness. Young readers are encouraged to find their inner strengthby recognizing and addressing their emotions, instilling a sense of powerand self-confidence. WHY?Bear just wants to water his flowers, but Rabbit needs to know: why? Bear islooking forward to a peaceful night of stargazing, but all Rabbit cares about is:why? As spring passes into summer, and Rabbit continues to wonder why?,detailed, lush watercolor illustrations encourage the reader to figure out thereason for each question. Over and over, Bear gives the best answers he can--until, in the depths of winter, he has no answer to give. This simple story is areminder that even when there are no answers for our questions, we can counton trust and love--and sometimes, that's more than enough.THE LAST MARSHMALLOW (STORYTELLING MATH)Caldecott Honor winner Grace Lin celebrates math for every kid,everywhere! After playing in the snow, Olivia and Mei are ready for cocoa.There’s one marshmallow for Olivia and one marshmallow for Mei. But whatwill they do with the third marshmallow? How can two friends share threethings fairly? Storytelling Math celebrates children using math in their dailyadventures as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Joyfulstories and hands-on activities make it easy for kids and their grown-ups toexplore everyday math together.
DON'T TOUCH MY HAIR!It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touchher hair. In the street, strangers reach for her fluffy curls; andeven under the sea, in the jungle, and in space, she's chasedby a mermaid, monkeys, and poked by aliens...until, finally,Aria has had enough! Author-illustrator Sharee Miller takesthe tradition of appreciation of black hair to a new, fresh,level as she doesn't seek to convince or remind youngreaders that their curls are beautiful -- she simplyacknowledges black beauty while telling a fun, imaginativestory. "Miller's lighthearted touch effectively delivers aserious, necessary message about respecting boundaries."—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewA WINTER WALK IN THE CITYTake a walk through the city in winter and experiencethe sights, sounds, colors, and smells of the multitude ofdifferent holidays we celebrate this season. FromHanukkah and Christmas to Mawlid al-Nabi and ChineseNew Year, everyone has a reason to celebrate. Withsimple rhymes, a counting pattern, and stunningpapercraft art reminiscent of Ezra Jack Keats, this diverseboard book is the perfect introduction to the culturalmelting pot that makes the city so special.YOU ARE HOME WITH MEExplore the many ways that animals create a habitatfor their young in this charming picture book, filledwith baby animals and their parents.A polar bear carvesout a den in a snowbank to keep its cub warm. Atufted puffin digs out a burrow to shelter its young ona cliff near the sea. A lynx makes a shelter under afallen tree to snuggle with its kitten. Young childrenwill learn all about these animals and more, as eachspread also includes a short piece of nonfiction abouteach creature.
SKUNK AND BADGEROne worthy chapter book addition to our picture book lineup: thefirst tale in a series about two opposites who need to be friends. Noone wants a skunk. They are unwelcome on front stoops. They shouldnot linger in Important Rock Rooms. Skunks should never, ever beallowed to move in. But Skunk is Badger’s new roommate, and there isnothing Badger can do about it. When Skunk plows into Badger’s life,everything Badger knows is upended. Tails are flipped. The wronganimal is sprayed. And why-oh-why are there so many chickens?Wallace and Gromit meets Winnie-the-Pooh in a fresh take on a classicodd-couple friendship, from Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake,with full-color and black-and-white illustrations throughout byCaldecott Medalist Jon Klassen.JULIA'S HOUSE MOVES ONJulia and her house full of fantastic friends are back foranother sweet adventure, from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Ben Hatke (author of the beloved Zitathe Spacegirl and Mighty Jack series.)Julia's house is restless. Julia and her family of lostcreatures are ready to move on. But where will they go?And how will they get there? Don’t worry—Julia has aplan for that! Julia always has a plan. But when Julia'splans all fail . . .What's left for her?ON ACCOUNT OF THE GUMHow do you get gum out of your hair—a pair of scissors? Butter? Thecat? Call your aunt, she'll know what to do. She doesn't? Try the firedepartment!With each page turn, this situation—relatable to anyfamily—grows stickier and more desperate. "Rex's work is alwayshumorous, smart, and delightfully absurd, and this is no exception.The hand-painted text has beautiful artistry to it, but it's also atongue-tangling, deliciously metered, rhyming absurdist story thatbegs to be read aloud in classrooms, libraries, and homes...[B]rilliantly detailed...the child's expressions are masterpieces in andof themselves...Rex is king of the picture books. Consider thisrequired reading."- Booklist, starred review
JULIAN AT THE WEDDINGThe star of Julián Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return—and finds a newfriend—at a wedding to be remembered. Julián and his abuela are goingto a wedding. Better yet, Julián is in the wedding. Weddings have flowersand kissing and dancing and cake. And this wedding also has a new friendnamed Marisol. It’s not long before Julián and Marisol set off for somemagic and mischief of their own, and when things take an unexpectedturn, the pair learns that everything is easier with a good friend by yourside. Jessica Love returns with a joyful story of friendship and individualityin this radiant follow-up to Julián Is a Mermaid.IF YOU COME TO EARTH"If you come to Earth, there are a few things you need to know...We live in all kinds of places.In all kinds of homes.In all kinds of families.Each of us is different. But all of us are amazing.And, together, we share one beautiful planet."If You Come to Earth is a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us totake care of both Earth and each other.COZYJan Brett brings a new lovable character to life through this gorgeous tale ofsharing, friendship, and living in harmony.“While the story is fanciful, it takes into account the real-life temperamentsand habits of tundra creatures. As in earlier Brett tales, detailed artworksuggests the finesse of scientific illustration as side-panel vignettes hint atwhat’s to come. During a period in which some families are spending moretime together in tight spaces, the comforting live-and-let-live message istimely.” -Publishers WeeklyOVER AND UNDER THE RAINFORESTPart of the critically acclaimed Over and Under series! Award-winning duo KateMessner and Christopher Silas Neal take readers on a thrilling tour of one of the mostdiverse ecosystems on planet earth: the rainforests of Central America. Discover thewonder that lies hidden among the roots, above the winding rivers, and under theemerald leaves of the rainforest."[C]hannels the mystery and magic of the natural world. Part outdoor adventure, partanimal nonfiction book, this exciting blend will delight children interested in fact andfiction...draws you right in."-Kirkus Reviews
ART AT HOME : 200 ACTIVITIES FOR KIDSThis creative ideas book features carefully adapted activities from LornaScobie's brilliant 365 series, in a larger format, perfect for kids aged 5–10 whoneed a calm and imaginative way to spend time. Activities are varied, rangingfrom relaxing colouring and pattern-drawing tasks, to thought-provokingchallenges such as designing a superhero or sketching a self-portrait. Thereare no rules in this book, but plenty of encouragement to explore, play anddevelop artistic skills. You will end up with a book your child feels proud of, aswell as plenty of inspiration for further artistic projects.PIERRE THE MAZE DETECTIVE: THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE CASTLE IN THE SKYA thrilling new maze challenge adventure for Pierre the Maze Detective and alldetectives aged 8+. Follow Pierre and Carmen to Canal City for hours of puzzlefun in this crazy and colorful activity book! The waterways and streets of CanalCity are brimming with people as crowds gather on the eve of the Maze Eggcarnival. But the legendary Maze Egg is gone, and Pierre and Carmen findthemselves on the case. Can you help them return the Maze Egg to its rightfulhome before it's too late? Make your way through each beautifully illustratedmaze, finding the hidden objects that Pierre and Carmen need to solve themystery and save the day!MYTHOPEDIAFrom the West African fable of Anansi the Spider, to Michabo, the magical harewho rebuilt the world and Tanuki, the sweet but troublesome raccoon-dog ofJapanese folklore, Mythopedia is an encyclopedia of mythical creatures thatcovers legends, tales and myths from around the world. Lovingly created byGood Wives and Warriors (the illustration duo behind popular flipbook MythMatch,) this book contains pages upon pages of cultural folklore from aroundthe world. Let these weird and wonderful creatures spark your child'simagination for their own storytelling and drawing while teaching them aboutinternational cultures.FOR UNICORN LOVERS ONLY : HISTORY, MYTHOLOGY, FACTS, AND MOREUnicorns have changed a lot through the ages, but some things have stayed thesame: They’re still magical and mysterious, elusive and entertaining. And they’restill the most fascinating mythical beasts in the world. In For Unicorn LoversOnly, readers of all ages can learn all about the magnificent unicorns of the pastand the charismatic creatures of today. Vibrantly illustrated by Katie O'Neill, thisbook will also tell fans everything they need to know about unicorns today—where they live, what they eat, and, how to capture and care for their own.
GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS: 100 IMMIGRANT WOMEN WHOCHANGED THE WORLDThe third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children. Packed with100 all-new bedtime stories about the lives of incredible female figures from thepast and the present, this volume recognizes women who left their birthcountries for a multitude of reasons: some for new opportunities, some out ofnecessity.Readers will whip up a plate with Asma Khan, strategize global affairsalongside Madeleine Albright, venture into business with Rihanna, and manymore. All of these unique, yet relatable stories are accompanied by gorgeous,full-page, full-color portraits, illustrated by female artists from all over the globe.SCIENCE COMICS: ROCKS AND MINERALS : GEOLOGY FROM CAVERNS TO THECOSMOSIn this volume, join a crystal-crazy fanboy and a famous rock hunter on ageological journey that will take them to the summit of a volcano, deep withinthe earth, and even into outer space! They'll learn about the unstoppable forcesthat shape our planet and they might even pick up a gemstone or meteoritealong the way. Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introductionto a particular topic—dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, robots, andmore. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining viewsof their subjects. KID IN THE KITCHEN : 100 RECIPES AND TIPS FOR YOUNG HOME COOKSMelissa Clark, who has more range than any food writer today (and a youngdaughter to boot), marries the flavors beloved by adult fans of her bestsellingcookbooks and her work in the New York Times with recipes that any kid age 8-14, whether cooking-curious or already kitchen-puttering, can make and buildon, including Brown Butter French Toast, Sweet or Savory Dutch Babies, Burgerswith Kimchi Mayo, Gingerbread Snacking Cake, and No-Machine Ice Cream.These one hundred recipes (each with allergy and special diet info) areunmistakably Melissa, just simplified.THE HIGHLIGHTS BOOK OF THINGS TO DO : DISCOVER, EXPLORE, CREATE,AND DO GREAT THINGSThis highly visual, hands-on activity book shows kids some of the best ways todo great things—from practicing the lost arts of knot-tying, buildingcampfires, connecting circuits, playing jump rope, drawing maps, and writingletters, to learning how to empower themselves socially, emotionally, and intheir communities. The final chapter, Do Great Things, inspires kids becomecaring individuals, confident problem solvers, and thoughtful people who canchange the world.
FLY ON THE WALLIn this hilarious middle-grade graphic novel/prose hybrid, an overprotected boyembarks on a (forbidden) adventure to prove his independence. Henry Khoo'sfamily treats him like a baby. He’s forbidden from going anywhere without hissister/bodyguard. His (former) best friend knows to expect his mom's mafia-styleinterrogation when Henry’s allowed to hang out at her house. And he definitelyCAN’T take an international flight by himself!...“Funny, enthralling, and a great reminder that being a little odd isn’t a badthing.” —Kayla Miller, author of Click and CampDUNGEON CRITTERSQuests! Plots! Evil Plants! Magic and mayhem! Join a tight-knit squad of animalcompanions on a wild adventure investigating a sinister botanical conspiracyamong the furry nobility. Motivated by rivalries, a strong moral compass, and a lustfor adventure, the critters navigate not only perils and dangers of the naturalworld, but also perils and dangers . . . of the heart! Their journey takes themthrough haunted dungeons, swamps, and high society balls, and brings them closertogether as friends."A delightful middle-grade tale that is inclusive, imaginative, and complex."―Kirkus, starred reviewTWINSCoretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonistShannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel. Maureen and FrancineCarter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy thesame foods, and are partners on all their school projects. But just before the girlsstart sixth grade, Francine becomes Fran -- a girl who wants to join the chorus, runfor class president, and dress in fashionable outfits that set her apart fromMaureen. A girl who seems happy to share only two classes with her sister!Maureen and Francine are growing apart and there's nothing Maureen can do tostop it. Are sisters really forever? Or will middle school change things for good?MAX MEOW BOOK 1: CAT CRUSADERMax is just a regular cat in Kittyopolis, trying to make it big as a podcaster UNTILhe accidentally takes a bite of an RADIOACTIVE SPACE MEATBALL at his best friend,scientist Mindy’s, SECRET LAB. Then before you can say MEOWZA, Max becomes…(drum roll!)…The CAT CRUSADER! Being a super hero is fun (Super strength?Check! Flying? YES!!!)—but not if you get so cocky, you forget your best friend!Will Max learn to listen? Will he and Mindy make up? And together, can Max andMindy save Kittyopolis from the evil Agent M and BIG BOSS?!
WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YOUNG ADULT EDITION) : A STORY OFBLACK LIVES MATTER AND THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLDThe instant New York Times bestseller, now adapted for the YA audience withphotos and journal entries.Necessary and timely, Patrisse Cullors’ story asks usto remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes fromlove. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, athreat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experienceshave led them to seek justice for those victimized by the powerful. In thismeaningful, empowering account of survival, strength, and resilience, PatrisseCullors and asha bandele seek to change the culture that declares innocentblack life expendable.THE LEAGUE OF SUPERFEMINISTSAn energetic, fierce, and disruptive comic in which cartoonist Mirion Malleguides young readers through some of the central tenets of feminism. Issues ofconsent, intersectionality, privilege, inclusivity, body image, and gender identityare demystified in the form of a witty, down-to-earth dialogue. Malle’s insightfuland humorous comics effectively transport lofty concepts from the ivory towerto the eternally safer space of open discussion. Explores both historical feminismas well as newer developments like the Bechdel test in film and PeggyMcIntosh’s dissection of white privilege through the metaphor of the “invisibleknapsack."COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES : STORIES ABOUT LOVEThis modern, groundbreaking YA anthology explores the complexity and beautyof interracial and LGBTQ+ relationships where differences are front and center."...it’s about race, and about how being different from the person you love canmatter but how it can also not matter, and it’s about Chinese pirate ghosts,black girl vigilantes, colonial India, a flower festival, a garden of poisons, and so,so much else...[it's also simply]a collection of stories about young, fierce,brilliantly hopeful people in love." —Sangu MandannaFANGIRL, VOL. 1 : THE MANGAThe manga adaptation of the beloved novel by #1 Bestselling author RainbowRowell!“A deliciously warm-hearted nerd power ballad destined for greatness.”— NewYork Journal of Books"Perfect for teens growing into their fandoms and those of us who have grownalong with our obsessions, this adaptation of an already relatable story is sure tobe a hit..." — Polygon
ELATSOEImagine an America much like our own, but one that's been shaped dramatically bythe magic, monsters, knowledge, and legends of its peoples, those Indigenous andthose not. Elatsoe lives in this slightly stranger America. She can raise the ghosts ofdead animals, a skill passed down through generations of her Lipan Apache family.Her beloved cousin has just been murdered, in a town that wants no prying eyes. Butshe is going to do more than pry. The picture-perfect facade of Willowbee masksgruesome secrets, and she will rely on her wits, skills, and friends to tear off the maskand protect her family.LONG WAY DOWN : THE GRAPHIC NOVELJason Reynolds’s Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping,galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff. "Reynolds’swords paint pictures of their own in this tragic yet poignant illustrated tale that offersno answers to the seemingly impossible choices some communities face."— SchoolLibrary Journal, starred review "Far more than just an illustration of the events of thenovel, Novgorodoff’s iteration powerfully cultivates the tone and mood of its sourcematerial, demonstrating just how effective and artful comics can be."— Booklist,starred reviewTOGETHER, APARTA collection of original contemporary love stories set during life in lockdown by someof today’s most popular YA authors. Romantic, realistic, sweet and uplifting,Together, Apart is a collection of finding love in unexpected places during anunprecedented time…each with the one thing we all want: a guaranteed happyending. In support of the book’s publication, a donation will be made to ActiveMinds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to mental health education, research, andadvocacy for young adults ages 14-25.TAKING ON THE PLASTICS CRISIS AND CONCRETE KIDSPocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space.Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. Andthis is your invitation to join us. Concrete Kids is anexploration of love and loss, melody and bloodshed. Musician,playwright, and educator Amyra León takes us on a poeticjourney through her childhood in Harlem, as she navigates theintricacies of foster care, mourning, self-love, and resilience.Taking on the Plastics Crisis is a personal, moving essayabout a grassroots political campaign to successfully passstate legislation limiting single-use plastics and influencingglobal businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.