New Releases

Check out some of the great new books publishing this week, on our shelves now or coming in soon.
This is just a sampling of the new books we get in every week. Stop by the shop to see more new releases on our display tables!

List updated on Tuesdays, usually. :)


 

BLK ART: The Audacious Legacy of Black Artists and Models in Western Art By Zaria Ware Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780063272415
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Harper Design - January 31st, 2023

A fun and fact-filled introduction to the dismissed Black art masters and models who shook up the world.


The No-State Solution: A Jewish Manifesto By Daniel Boyarin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780300251289
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Yale University Press - January 31st, 2023

A provocative manifesto, arguing for a new understanding of the Jews’ peoplehood
 
“A self-consciously radical statement that is both astute and joyous.”—Kirkus Reviews

 
Today there are two seemingly mutually exclusive notions of what “the Jews” are: either a religion or a nation/ethnicity.


Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives By Siddharth Kara Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250284303
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 31st, 2023

An unflinching investigation reveals the human rights abuses behind the Congo’s cobalt mining operation—and the moral implications that affect us all.


Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical By Laurie Winer Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780300223798
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Yale University Press - January 31st, 2023

A new look at artist Oscar Hammerstein II as a pivotal and underestimated force in the creation of modern American culture
 
You know his work—Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, The King and I. But you don’t really know Oscar Hammerstein II, the man who, more than anyone else, invented the American musical.


Tomb of Sand: A Novel By Geetanjali Shree, Daisy Rockwell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Geetanjali Shree, Daisy Rockwell (Translated by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063299405
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: HarperVia - January 31st, 2023

WINNER OF THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE

A playful, feminist, and utterly original epic set in contemporary northern India, about a family and the inimitable octogenarian matriarch at its heart.


The Terraformers By Annalee Newitz Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250228017
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Tor Books - January 31st, 2023

From science fiction visionary Annalee Newitz comes The Terraformers, a sweeping, uplifting, and illuminating exploration of the future.

Destry's life is dedicated to terraforming Sask-E. As part of the Environmental Rescue Team, she cares for the planet and its burgeoning eco-systems as her parents and their parents did before her.


Maame: A Novel By Jessica George Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250282521
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 31st, 2023

A Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick

"
Sparkling." —The New York Times

"An utterly charming and deeply moving portrait of the joys
and the guiltof trying to find your own way in life." Celeste Ng, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Our Missing Hearts


Exiles: A Novel By Jane Harper Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250235350
Availability: We can get this for you pretty soon!
Published: Flatiron Books - January 31st, 2023

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AND AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR JANE HARPER COMES EXILES, A CAPTIVATING MYSTERY ABOUT A MISSING MOTHER

"I love Jane Harper's Australia-based mysteries." —Stephen King


The Davenports By Krystal Marquis Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593463338
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Dial Books - January 31st, 2023

The Davenports delivers a totally escapist, swoon-worthy romance while offering a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked.

"A fresh, utterly enchanting read.” —Ayana Gray, New York Times bestselling author of the Beasts of Prey trilogy


Vampire Weekend By Mike Chen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778386964
Availability: On our shelves now!
Published: Mira Books - January 31st, 2023

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Brotherhood

"A love letter to the power of music, this thoughtful, humorous exploration of what constitutes living versus mere survival sees Chen (Light Years from Home) at the top of his game." --Publishers Weekly starred review