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Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions By Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250815293
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Published: Celadon Books - November 15th, 2022

** New York Times Bestseller **

Number One Is Walking
is Steve Martin’s cinematic legacy—an illustrated memoir of his legendary acting career, with stories from his most popular films and artwork by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss.


A Book of Days By Patti Smith Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593448540
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Published: Random House - November 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train, featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Smith’s singular aesthetic—inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.


Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers By Emma Smith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524749095
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Published: Knopf - November 15th, 2022

A history of one of humankind’s most resilient and influential technologies over the past millennium—the book. Revelatory and entertaining in equal measure, Portable Magic will charm and challenge literature lovers of all kinds as it illuminates the transformative power and eternal appeal of the written word.


The Highlights Book of How: Discover the Science Behind How the World Works (Highlights Books of Doing) By Highlights (Created by) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781644728499
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Published: Highlights Press - October 4th, 2022

How was the moon formed? How does hair grow? How exactly does popcorn pop? Hearing a lot of questions like this lately? Highlights has the answers! The Highlights Book of How features some of kids’ most inquisitive science questions about how things work submitted by real readers over the years alongside expert answers so curious kids everywhere can learn exciting new things.


Pools from Above By Brad Walls (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Brad Walls (Photographs by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781925811971
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Published: Smith Street Books - November 1st, 2022

Take a dip into pools from a new perspective.

In Pools From Above, aerial photographer Brad Walls captures the unexpected beauty, curves, hues, and textures of unique aquatic architecture from around the world. 


Kinfolk Islands (Kinfolk Adventures) By John Burns Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781648291524
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Published: Artisan - November 1st, 2022

 “Wanderlust inspiration.”
GQ, The Best Gifts for Coworkers

Join Kinfolk on a journey off the beaten track, to islands big and small, in this collection of eighteen new travel stories.


A Man & His Car: Iconic Cars and Stories from the Men Who Love Them By Matt Hranek Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781579658922
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Published: Artisan - October 13th, 2020

A Robb Report Best Coffee Table Book to Gift in 2020

A Sports Car News and InsideHook Best Coffee Table Book for Car Lovers


Celebrate That Special Bond Between Men and Cars, and the Stories That Connect Them

Discover actor and director Ed Burns talking about his 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, a model he’d been dreaming a


The Art of the Board: Fun & Fancy Snack Boards, Recipes & Ideas for Entertaining All Year By Olivia Carney Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781423661368
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Published: Gibbs Smith - October 4th, 2022

With Olivia Carney's friendly guidance, you'll go from hopeless host to host with the most--one salami rose at a time.


Four Wheels and a Board: The Smithsonian History of Skateboarding By Betsy Gordon (Editor), Jane Rogers (Editor), Rodney Mullen (Foreword by), Tony Hawk (Contributions by), Craig Stecyk (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Betsy Gordon (Editor), Jane Rogers (Editor), Rodney Mullen (Foreword by), Tony Hawk (Contributions by), Craig Stecyk (Contributions by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781588347213
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Published: Smithsonian Books - November 1st, 2022

A bold look at the creative, controversial, and vibrant history of skateboarding, and the amazing skaters who continually reinvent it


The Great American Road Trip: Roam the Roads from Coast to Coast By Gestalten (Editor), Aether (Editor) Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Aether (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783967040234
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Published: Gestalten - August 9th, 2022

On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century By Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859150
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 5th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A graphic edition of historian Timothy Snyder’s lessons for surviving and resisting America’s arc toward authoritarianism, featuring the visual storytelling talents of renowned illustrator Nora Krug


Thistlefoot: A Novel By GennaRose Nethercott Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593468838
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Published: Anchor - September 13th, 2022

In the tradition of modern fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver comes an immersive fantasy saga, a debut novel about estranged siblings who are reunited after receiving a mysterious inheritance.


Noma 2.0: Vegetable, Forest, Ocean By René Redzepi, Mette Søberg, Junichi Takahashi Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9781648291722
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Published: Artisan - November 8th, 2022

A Barnes & Noble Best Cookbook of 2022
A Barnes & Noble Best Gift Book of 2022

There’s a reason Noma sits atop the list of the world’s best restaurants. Every bite, every dish, every course surprises, delights, challenges, and deeply satisfies in a way that’s unique in the world of dining.


The Best Short Stories 2022: The O. Henry Prize Winners (The O. Henry Prize Collection) By Valeria Luiselli (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by) Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593467541
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Published: Anchor - September 13th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER  •  The prestigious annual story anthology includes prize-winning stories by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Lorrie Moore, Olga Tokarczuk, Joseph O'Neill, and Samanta Schweblin.

"Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious awards for short fiction." —The Atlantic Monthly


The Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Book By Jerry Seinfeld Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982112769
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 22nd, 2022

A celebration of and behind-the-scenes look at Jerry Seinfeld’s groundbreaking streaming series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

In his streaming show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld has engaged with some of the funniest people in history in classic cars, coffee shops, and diners.


Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers By Emma Smith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524749095
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Published: Knopf - November 15th, 2022

A history of one of humankind’s most resilient and influential technologies over the past millennium—the book. Revelatory and entertaining in equal measure, Portable Magic will charm and challenge literature lovers of all kinds as it illuminates the transformative power and eternal appeal of the written word.


Entertainment Nation: How Music, Television, Film, Sports, and Theater Shaped the United States By NMAH, Kenneth XCohen (Editor), John Troutman (Editor), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Foreword by) Cover Image
By NMAH, Kenneth XCohen (Editor), John Troutman (Editor), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Foreword by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781588347244
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Published: Smithsonian Books - November 1st, 2022

US history gets the star treatment with this essential guide to the Smithsonian's first permanent exhibition on pop culture, featuring objects like Muhammad Ali’s training robe, and Leonard Nimoy’s Spock ears, and Dorothy’s ruby slippers, oh my!


Galatea: A Short Story By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780063280519
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An enchanting short story from Madeline Miller that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion, now in hardcover for the first time

**A small hardcover edition featuring a new afterword by Madeline Miller**