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Recent Arrivals from Books of the World

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Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

by Simon Schama

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Published
April 2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780060539160
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$11.90

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New York: Ecco / HarperCollins, April 2006. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Fine book with pictorial cover in a Fine half jacket. Not from a library. As New but for a black remainder mark on the bottom edge. xiv + 478 pages. In response to a declaration by the last royal governor of Virginia that any rebel-owned slave who… Read more
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Redhead by the Side of the Road: A Novel

by Anne Tyler

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Published
April 2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780525658412
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$17.95

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New York: Knopf, April 2020. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing. Fine book in an As New Cover. Spine tail lightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Not damaged. 178 pages.
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Conclave

by Robert Harris

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Published
November 2016
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780735272644
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$13.95

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Toronto: Random House Canada, November 2016. Trade Paperback. Fine. Black remainder dot to bottom edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. 304 pages. The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and twenty Cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive… Read more
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Imperium (Cicero Trilogy, 1)

by Robert Harris

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781784756147
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London: Arrow, 2016. Paperback. First Printing / full number line. Fine. Black remainder dot to bottom edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. 490 pages. When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his… Read more
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My Ántonia

by Willa Cather

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780395755143
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$5.95

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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner, 1995. Trade paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Stains to top edge. Not from a library. Red remainder dot to bottom edge. 244 pages. My Ántonia is one of eight classic American novels featured in the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read initiative, designed to restore… Read more
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The Danish Girl: A Novel

by David Ebershoff

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Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780143108399
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$5.95

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New York: Penguin, 2015. Paperback. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Small tear to front cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 270 pages + 16 page reader's guide. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction. Loosely inspired by a true story, this tender portrait of marriage asks: What do you do when the… Read more
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Finn Family Moomintroll (Moomins, 3)

by Tove Jansson; Elizabeth Portch (trans)

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780374323288
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$12.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux / Sunburst, 1990. Paperback. Second printing, 1992. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 170 pages. Translation of Trollkarlens hatt. It is spring in the valley and the Moomins are ready for adventure! Moomintroll and his friends Snufkin and… Read more
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Kindred (Black Women Writers Series)

by Octavia E. Butler

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780807083697
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Boston: Beacon Press, 2003. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 287 pages including reading guide. This masterpiece pulls us--along with the Black female hero--through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then… Read more
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Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo (The Death Scene) (Library of Liberal Arts, 4)

by Plato; F. J. Church (trans); Robert D. Cumming (trans + intro)

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Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780672601668
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$6.95

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1956. Paperback. Second (Revised) Edition. 24th printing, 1981. Good. Some highlighting and underlining. Not from a library. 70 pages. In these four superb dialogues, Plato provides the classic account of the trial and death of Socrates which has a central place in the European philosophical tradition.
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The Bone Keeper: A Novel

by Luca Veste

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Published
February 2019
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
0760789273810
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$9.95

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Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks Landmark, February 2019. Trade Paperback. First American Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light crease and curl to front cover. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. Not clipped. 404 pages.
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The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories

by Anthony Marra

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Published
July 2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780770436452
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London & New York: Crown / Hogarth, July 2016. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 359 pages. Dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive… Read more
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Pachinko

by Min Jin Lee

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Published
November 2017
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781455563920
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$11.95

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New York: Grand Central, November 2017. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 527 pages including reading group guide.
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White Teeth: A Novel

by Zadie Smith

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Published
June 2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780375703867
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$11.45

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New York: Vintage International, June 2001. Paperback. Fine. Crease to top inch of spine, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 448 pages. Winner of the Whitbread Award. 2001. At the center of this invigorating novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal. Hapless veterans of World War II,… Read more
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Brave New World (Perennial Library Edition)

by Aldous Huxley

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Published
1989
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780060809836
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$6.90

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New York: HarperPerennial, 1989. Paperback. Good. Interior pristine. Spine creased. Wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 270 pages. A searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively uphold an authoritarian ruling order-all at the cost of our freedom, full humanity, and perhaps… Read more
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Erasmus and the Age of Reformation : with a selection from the letters of Erasmus

by Johan Huizinga

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1957. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition. Harper Torchbooks, TB19. Very Good. Inked name and date inside front cover. Text pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 8vo. xiv + 266 pages. Preface, 21 chapters with footnotes, selected letters of Erasmus, list of 32 b&w… Read more
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The Good House: A Novel

by Ann Leary

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Published
October 2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781250049896
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$10.95

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New York: Picador, October 2013. Trade Paperback. First Target Book Club Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good. Interior pristine. Slight spine crease. Light reading wear to covers. 292 pages + reading guide.
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1962 What a Year It Was!

by Laurie Cohn; Liz Howard

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Published
2011
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Very Good
ISBN
9780922628254
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$24.95

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Chatsworth, California: Flickback Media, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good. Gift inscription on title page, otherwise As New. 160 pages. What A Year 1962 Was! The Cuban Missile Crisis played out while the world watched. First lady Jackie Kennedy is a fashion symbol. Marilyn Monroe is found dead from a drug overdose while the Beatles recorded "Love Me Do" and made… Read more
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Water for Elephants: A Novel

by Sara Gruen

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Published
May 2007
Condition
New
ISBN
0019628725608
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$14.95

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Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, May 2007. Trade Paperback. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. 350 pages with readers guide.
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The Crooked House: A Novel

by Christobel Kent

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Published
January 2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780374131821
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$19.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sarah Crichton Books, January 2016. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 357 pages.
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The Girls of Atomic City : The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

by Denise Kiernan

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Published
March 2014
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9781451617535
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$7.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster / Touchstone, March 2014. Trade Paperback. Good+. A few physics notes to text. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. No tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 373 pages plus a reader's guide. The true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and… Read more
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