New Arrivals

FROM CALIGARI TO HITLER: A PSYCHOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE GERMAN FILM

Written by Kracauer, Siegfried
An essential work of the cinematic history of the Weimar Republic by a leading figure of film criticism
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 432 Pages |
$22.95
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FROM COLD WAR TO HOT PEACE: AN AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IN PUTIN'S RUSSIA

Written by McFaul, Michael
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the diplomat Putin wants to interrogate--and has banned from Russia--a revelatory, inside account of U.S.-Russia relations from 1989 to the present"A fascinating and timely account of the current crisis in the relationship between Russia and the United States." --New York Times Book Review
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 528 Pages |
$16.99
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FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER: SPECIAL EDITION (REPRINT)

Written by Konigsburg, E L
Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg's beloved classic and Newbery Medal--winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler--now available in a deluxe keepsake edition! Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away...so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere.
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 176 Pages |
$9.99
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FRUIT: THE ART OF PASTRY

Written by Grolet, Cedric
Cédric Grolet is simply the most talented pastry chef of his generation--he was named World's Best Pastry Chef in 2018. Food & Wine called his work "the apotheosis of confectionary creation." He fashions trompe l'oeil pieces that appear to be the most perfect, sparkling fruit but are, once cut, revealed to be exquisite pastries with surprising fillings.
March 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Editions Alain Ducasse | 336 Pages |
$50.00
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FRUITS AND FLOWERS 2020 ENGAGEMENT BOOK

Written by Metropolitan Museum of Art the
Flowers and fruit may be familiar to daily life, but they're also irresistible to artists. This 2020 weekly engagement calendar from The Met offers blossoming plants and succulent fruits as presented by artists from around the world and across the centuries, including Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Hiroshige, and Georgia O'Keeffe.
July 30, 2019 | Desk | Abrams Calendars | 124 Pages |
$16.99
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FUTURE IS FEMINIST: RADICAL, FUNNY, AND INSPIRING WRITING BY WOMEN

A star-studded roster of iconic women write powerfully about what it means to be a feminist yesterday, today, and tomorrow. These poets, essayists, activists, actors, and professors address topics ranging from workplace harassment to resting bitch face. The results are by turns refreshing, provocative, moving, and hilarious.
February 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 160 Pages |
$24.95
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GARDEN CAN BE ANYWHERE: CREATING BOUNTIFUL AND BEAUTIFUL EDIBLE GARDENS

Written by Kranz, Lauri
Edible Gardens LA founder Lauri Kranz shares her secrets for planning, planting, growing, and maintaining luscious edible gardens, no matter the setting or size of the plot. Through gorgeous gardens created for her well-known clientele, including James Beard award-winning chefs, celebrities, rock stars, and more, Lauri shares her essential methods for growing abundant organic food.
February 26, 2019 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 256 Pages |
$40.00
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GARDENER SAYS: QUOTES, QUIPS, AND WORDS OF WISDOM

The Gardener Says invites readers to a festive garden party where guests ranging from Gertrude Jekyll and Henry David Thoreau, to Michelle Obama and Michael Pollan share their insights and words of inspiration.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$15.95
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GAUGUIN: PORTRAITS

Written by Riopelle, Christopher
The first in-depth investigation of Gauguin's portraits, revealing how the artist expanded the possibilities of the genre in new and exciting ways
June 18, 2019 | Hardcover | National Gallery of Canada | 260 Pages |
$40.00
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GENUINE PIZZA: BETTER PIZZA AT HOME

Written by Schwartz, Michael
Throughout his acclaimed career, chef Michael Schwartz has been celebrated for his skilled use of quality ingredients, and with his pizzas, this talent is on full display. Genuine Pizza is Schwartz's vibrantly illustrated guidebook for creating unforgettable pies at home.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 240 Pages |
$29.99
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GERTIE SEWS JIFFY DRESSES: A MODERN GUIDE TO STITCH-AND-WEAR VINTAGE PATTERNS YOU CAN MAKE IN A DAY

Written by Hirsch, Gretchen
In the '50s and '60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers.
April 9, 2019 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 144 Pages |
$35.00
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GHOST WORK: HOW TO STOP SILICON VALLEY FROM BUILDING A NEW GLOBAL UNDERCLASS

Written by Suri, Siddharth
In the spirit of Nickel and Dimed, a necessary and revelatory expose of the invisible human workforce that powers the web--and that foreshadows the true future of work.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 288 Pages |
$27.00
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GHOSTS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN: THE EPIC STORY OF THE CHINESE WHO BUILT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

Written by Chang, Gordon H
A groundbreaking, breathtaking history of the Chinese workers who built the Transcontinental Railroad, helping to forge modern America only to disappear into the shadows of history until now.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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GIN MADE ME DO IT: 60 BEAUTIFULLY BOTANICAL COCKTAILS

Written by Davis, Jassy
From its delicate floral notes to its crisp citrus bite, gin remains a perennial favorite of cocktail-sippers everywhere. This beautifully illustrated book introduces readers to a host of gin-spirational treats, from the classic to the cutting-edge.
April 16, 2019 | Hardcover | Andrews McMeel Publishing | 144 Pages |
$16.99
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GIRL NAMED LOVELY: ONE CHILD'S MIRACULOUS SURVIVAL AND MY JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF HAITI

Written by Porter, Catherine
An insightful and uplifting memoir about a young Haitian girl in post-earthquake Haiti, and the profound, life-changing effect she had on one journalist's life. In January 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people and paralyzing the country. Catherine Porter, a newly minted international reporter, was on the ground in the immediate aftermath.
February 26, 2019 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 288 Pages |
$17.99
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GIRL WHO NAMED PLUTO: THE STORY OF VENETIA BURNEY

Written by McGinty, Alice B
An empowering, inspiring--and accessible!--nonfiction picture book about the eleven-year-old girl who actually named the newly discovered Pluto in 1930. When Venetia Burney's grandfather reads aloud from the newspaper about a new discovery--a "ninth major planet" that has yet to be named--her eleven-year-old mind starts whirring.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Schwartz & Wade Books | 40 Pages |
$17.99
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GIRLS

Written by Ace, Lauren
A timeless picture book for friends of all ages, The Girls celebrates kindness, supportiveness, and the power of true friendship. Meet the girls: Sasha, Lottie, Alice, and Leela. These four best friends spend their days playing beneath the branches of their favorite apple tree. As the tree grows tall and reaches across the sky, so do they . . . . . .
May 21, 2019 | Hardcover | Rodale Kids | 32 Pages |
$17.99
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GIVE ME BACK MY BONES!

Written by Norman, Kim
A silly pirate skeleton seeks to put its bones back together in this rhyming romp beneath the waves. Cast a spyglass 'round herewhile breakers curl and pound here.There's treasure to be found here --
July 16, 2019 | Hardcover | Candlewick Press (MA) | 40 Pages |
$16.99
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GLEN PARK LIBRARY: A FAIRY TALE OF DISRUPTION

Written by Lee, Pamela M
How Silicon Valley, the dark net, and digital culture have affected our relationship to knowledge, history, language, aesthetics, reading, and truth.In October 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Ross William Ulbricht was arrested at the Glen Park Public Branch Library in San Francisco, accused of being the "Dread Pirate Roberts" and mastermind of a dark net drug marketplace known as Silk Road.
February 26, 2019 | Hardcover | No Place Press | 144 Pages |
$30.00
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GLOBAL ART AND THE COLD WAR

Written by Curley, John J
In this readable and highly original book, John J. Curley presents the first synthetic account of global art during the Cold War. Through a careful examination of artworks drawn from America, Europe, Russia and Asia, he demonstrates the inextricable nature of art and politics in this contentious period.
January 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Laurence King | 288 Pages |
$50.00
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GODFORSAKEN GRAPES: A SLIGHTLY TIPSY JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD OF STRANGE, OBSCURE, AND UNDERAPPRECIATED WINE

Written by Wilson, Jason
There are nearly 1,400 known varieties of wine grapes in the world--from altesse to zierfandler--but 80 percent of the wine we drink is made from only 20 grapes. In Godforsaken Grapes, Jason Wilson looks at how that came to be and embarks on a journey to discover what we miss.
April 9, 2019 | Paperback | Abrams Press | 320 Pages |
$16.00
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GRAND CANYON EXPEDITION: THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS

Written by Powell, John
Explore one of the nation's greatest natural wonders and celebrate the 100th birthday of Grand Canyon National Park with this grand voyage.
February 19, 2019 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK 5/E

Written by Denniston, Jennifer Rasin
Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher*
March 19, 2019 | Paperback | Lonely Planet | 256 Pages |
$19.99
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GRANDPA'S STORIES

Written by Coelho, Joseph
One young girl reflects on a year with her beloved grandpa. She remembers the fields and parks they explored in the springtime and the old toys they fixed up in the summer. She remembers the handmade gifts they exchanged in the fall and the stories Grandpa told by the fi re each winter. But this year, the girl must say good-bye to Grandpa.
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Abrams Books for Young Readers | 32 Pages |
$16.99
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GRAPHIC DESIGN PLAY BOOK: AN EXPLORATION OF VISUAL THINKING

Written by Seggio, Barbara
An entertaining and highly original introduction to graphic design, this beautifully designed book uses puzzles and visual challenges to demonstrate how typography, signage, posters, and branding work.
June 25, 2019 | Paperback | Laurence King | 80 Pages |
$17.99
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GRAPHIC DESIGN: A NEW HISTORY, THIRD EDITION

Written by Eskilson, Stephen J
A classic and indispensable account of graphic design history from the Industrial Revolution to the present
May 21, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 472 Pages |
$55.00
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GRAY MALIN: ITALY

Written by Malin, Gray
Following the successes of both Beaches and Escape, Gray Malin turns his unique eye to the coasts, beaches, and landscapes of Italy. From the sparkling blue waters of the Amalfi Coast to the dramatic coastal scenery of Cinque Terre, Gray Malin: Italy captures and celebrates many of the country's most famous and beloved destinations.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 144 Pages |
$40.00
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GREAT GREAT WALL: ALONG THE BORDERS OF HISTORY FROM CHINA TO MEXICO

Written by Volner, Ian
During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump's signature promises was that he would build a "great great wall" on the border between the US and Mexico, and Mexico was going to pay for it. A year and a half into his term, with only a few prototype segments erected, the wall is the 2,000-mile, multibillion-dollar elephant in the room of contemporary American life.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Abrams Press | 304 Pages |
$27.00
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GREEN PLACE TO BE: THE CREATION OF CENTRAL PARK

Written by Yazdani, Ashley Benham
How did Central Park become a vibrant gem in the heart of New York City? Follow the visionaries behind the plan as it springs to green life. In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Candlewick Press (MA) | 40 Pages |
$17.99
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GREEN-VERDE

Written by Marti, Meritxell
Did you know that colors can tell stories? The illustrations in this charming board book introduce your brilliant baby to all kinds of things that are green, including yummy spinach, a frog jumping on a water lily, and a tortoise drinking green tea. An intrepid caterpillar begins this fun story that leads in surprising directions, all colored with relaxing and harmonious shades of green.
March 19, 2019 | Board Books | Gibbs Smith | 48 Pages |
$9.99

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