Cool Gift Books

Renegades: Born in the USA Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780593236314
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Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material.


North American Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the Continent Cover Image
By Matthew Bucklan, Victor Cizek, Jack Dunnington (Illustrator), Ian Wright (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615197484
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Published: The Experiment - November 30th, 2021

The Maps for Curious Minds series is back—with 100 vivid infographic maps that transform the way we understand the cultural and geographical wonders of North America

No matter how well you think you know North America, the 100 infographic maps in this singular atlas uncover a trove of fresh wonders that make the continent seem like the center of the universe.


Rat Rule 79: An Adventure Cover Image
By Rivka Galchen, Elena Megalos (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781632061027
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Published: Yonder - August 10th, 2021

"Rivka Galchen delivers joy and cleverness reminiscent of The Phantom Tollbooth, Alice in Wonderland, and Hayao Miyazaki movies" (NPR, Best Books of 2019) in Rat Rule 79, a brain-twisting adventure story about friendship, growing up, and peanut-butter-pickle sandwiches.


John Derian Sticker Book (John Derian Paper Goods) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648291012
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Published: Artisan - November 9th, 2021

An InStyle 2021 gift guide pick

John Derian Sticker Book, from revered designer John Derian, offers a curated collection of over 500 stickers that allow adults and children to add a touch of beauty to any surface with these beautiful images of blooming flowers, charming critters, and darling forest animals.

John Derian first caught the eye of t


Grounded: Slow, Grow, Make, Do: A Companion for Slow Living Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781741176827
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Published: Hardie Grant - March 17th, 2020

Grounded (adjective): used to describe a person who has a good understanding of what is really important in life.


One Day Smarter: Hilarious, Random Information to Uplift and Inspire Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593329771
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Published: TarcherPerigee - October 12th, 2021

Dominate trivia night, liven up a date, and impress everyone you know with this funny, weird, smart book of little-known facts.


All of the Marvels: A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735222168
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Published: Penguin Press - October 12th, 2021

The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics’ interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the “epic of epics”—and to the past sixty years of American culture—from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superhero comics and lived to tell the tale


100 Things We've Lost to the Internet Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593136775
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Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

The acclaimed editor of The New York Times Book Review takes readers on a nostalgic tour of the pre-Internet age, offering powerful insights into both the profound and the seemingly trivial things we've lost.


Atlas of the Invisible: Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393651515
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 9th, 2021

An unprecedented portrait of the hidden patterns in human society—visualized through the world of data.


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor)
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.


The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593307359
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Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.


Wish It Lasted Forever: Life with the Larry Bird Celtics Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169978
Availability: Not in store, not in stock at our distributor. Once you place the order, we can give you a better time frame.
Published: Scribner - November 16th, 2021

For fans of the hit basketball documentary The Last Dance, and from award-winning Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, a nostalgia-filled retelling of the Boston Celtics’ 1980s dominance, which featured the sublime play of NBA legend Larry Bird.

Today the NBA is a vast global franchise—a billion-dollar industry viewed by millions of fans in the United Sta


Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura) Cover Image
$42.50
ISBN: 9781523502196
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 12th, 2021

A New York Times, USA Today, and national indie bestseller.

A Feast of Wonder!
Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink.


The Cheese Board Deck: 50 Cards for Styling Spreads, Savory and Sweet Cover Image
By Meg Quinn, Shana Smith, Haley Davis (Photographs by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593233276
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Published: Clarkson Potter - November 2nd, 2021

Elevate your next gathering with this beautiful, helpful card deck that offers 50 creative ideas for styling and presenting food platters for any occasion--no cooking skills required!


1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780553419467
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Published: Crown - November 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS CHOICE • In Ai Weiwei’s widely anticipated memoir, “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times) tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, the nation’s most celebrated poet.


Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143136972
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2021

A radically new understanding of and practical approach to climate change by noted environmentalist Paul Hawken, creator of the New York Times bestseller Drawdown


Death & Co Welcome Home: [A Cocktail Recipe Book] Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984858412
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 16th, 2021

The ultimate guide to choosing ingredients, developing your palate, mixing drinks, and leveling up your home cocktail game—with more than 600 recipes—from the bestselling team behind Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails and James Beard Book of the Year Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions


The National Gallery Masters of Art Puzzle Book: Explore the World's Greatest Artists in 100 Stunning Puzzles Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781787399303
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Published: Welbeck Publishing - November 30th, 2021

Featuring 150 iconic artworks, The National Gallery Masters of Art Puzzle Book is a visually spectacular puzzle challenge perfect for any art-enthusiast.

This must-buy gift book contains 100 puzzles reproducing and inspired by the world's most famous paintings, making it a truly one-of-a-kind decorative delight.


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Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571311849
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 14th, 2021

An Indie Next Selection for September 2021

A 2022 Southern Book Prize Finalist

A Country Living Best Book of Fall 2021

A Garden & Gun Recommended Read for Fall 2021

A Book Marks Best Reviewed Book of September 2021

A Literary Hub Most Anticipated Book of 2021