Nick's Picks

Imbibe! Updated and Revised Edition: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to
$29.00
ISBN: 9780399172618
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: TarcherPerigee - April 7th, 2015

The newly updated edition of David Wondrich’s definitive guide to classic American cocktails.

Cocktail writer and historian David Wondrich presents the colorful, little-known history of classic American drinks--and the ultimate mixologist's guide--in this engaging homage to Jerry Thomas, father of the American bar.


Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl By David Wondrich Cover Image
$27.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780399536168
Published: TarcherPerigee - November 2nd, 2010

An Authoritative, historically informed tribute to the punch bowl, by the James Beard Award-winning author of Imbibe!.


Less Is Lost (The Arthur Less Books #2) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
$29.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780316498906
Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 20th, 2022

In the follow-up to the “bedazzling, bewitching, and be-wonderful” (New York Times​) best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning Less: A Novel, the awkward and lovable Arthur Less returns in an unforgettable road trip across America.

“Go get lost somewhere, it always does you good.”

For Arthur Less, life is going surprisin


A Cigarette Lit Backwards: A Novel By Tea Hacic-Vlahovic Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419762895
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Published: The Overlook Press - September 20th, 2022

Set in the punk-rock scene of the early 2000s and vibrating with the intense ache of bad choices and deep longing, A Cigarette Lit Backwardsis a needle-sharp portrait of a young woman and how far she’ll go to find acceptance.
 
A Bustle Most-Anticipated Book of the Month
 
Kat is dying to be accepted by the North Caro


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Our Missing Hearts: Reese's Book Club (A Novel) By Celeste Ng Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593492543
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Published: Penguin Press - October 4th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller • A New York Times Notable Book • Named a Best Book of 2022 by People, TIME Magazine, The Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Oprah Daily, and more • A Reese's Book Club Pick • New York Times Paperback Row Selection


The Hundred Waters By Lauren Acampora Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802159748
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Published: Grove Press - August 23rd, 2022

Celebrated by the Boston Globe as "a brilliant anthropologist of the suburbs," the deliciously weird and darkly offbeat Lauren Acampora returns to the secret lives of the polished Connecticut haven that got us all hooked on NPR Best Book of the Year The Wonder Garden, and jolts us with the sparks that fly when those lives collide

"Acampora's prose has a seductive, pea


Also a Poet: Frank O'Hara, My Father, and Me By Ada Calhoun Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159786
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Published: Grove Press - June 14th, 2022

A staggering memoir from New York Times-bestselling author Ada Calhoun tracing her fraught relationship with her father and their shared obsession with a great poet

When Ada Calhoun stumbled upon old cassette tapes of interviews her father, celebrated art critic Peter Schjeldahl, had conducted for his never-completed biography of poet Frank O'Hara, she set out to finish the book he


Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
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Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller • Read With Jenna Book Club Pick as seen on Today • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiography • Winner of the American Library Association Alex Award


They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Introduction by), Jason Reynolds (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Introduction by), Jason Reynolds (Afterword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781953387271
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 15th, 2022

* 2018 "12 best books to give this holiday season" --TODAY (Elizabeth Acevedo)


Razorblade Tears: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250252715
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 5th, 2022

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* One of Barack Obama's Recommended Reads for Summer New York Times Notable Book • NPR’s Best Books of 2021 • Washington Post’s Best Thriller and Mystery Books of the Year • TIME Magazine’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2021 • New York Public Library’s Best Books of the Year • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee • Book


The Alienist: A Novel (The Alienist Series #1) By Caleb Carr Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780812976144
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 24th, 2006

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A TNT ORIGINAL SERIES • “A first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.”—Entertainment Weekly


Wish It Lasted Forever: Life with the Larry Bird Celtics By Dan Shaughnessy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169978
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Published: Scribner - November 16th, 2021

From award-winning Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, an “entertaining” (The Wall Street Journal) and nostalgia-filled retelling of the 1980s Boston Celtics’ glory years, which featured the sublime play of NBA legend Larry Bird.

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


The Best American Short Stories 2022 By Andrew Sean Greer, Heidi Pitlor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358664710
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Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2022

A collection of the year’s best short stories, selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Andrew Sean Greer and series editor Heidi Pitlor.


Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals: A Cookbook By Melissa Clark Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593233252
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Published: Clarkson Potter - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 100 all-new super-simple and incredibly delicious one-pot, one-pan, one-sheet—one-everything!—recipes from the star food writer and bestselling author of Dinner in French.

ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR: Food & Wine


Boston Noir (Akashic Noir) By Dennis Lehane (Editor) Cover Image
By Dennis Lehane (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781933354910
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Published: Akashic Books, Ltd. - November 1st, 2009

Dennis Lehane steps up to the plate as editor and presents a scintillating collection of deep, dark fiction.


Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel (The Arthur Less Books #1) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316316132
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 22nd, 2018

A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
National Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017


Since We Fell: A Novel By Dennis Lehane Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062129390
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Published: Ecco - May 1st, 2018

The new novel from New York Times bestseller Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island

“Lehane is the master of complex human characters thrust into suspenseful, page-turning situations.” —Gillian Flynn


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Night of the Living Rez By Morgan Talty Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534187
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Tin House Books - July 5th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, American Academy of Arts & Letters Sue Kaufman Prize, The New England Book Award, and the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree


3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon By Robert Simonson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399578540
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 26th, 2017

“The cocktail book you’ve always wished you had” (Food52), featuring sixty of the most delicious—and elegantly simple—drinks of all time.

JAMES BEARD AWARD FINALIST • “Testament to the unbounded potential of simplicity.”—Boston Globe