Graham's Picks

Wise Child Cover Image
$17.94
ISBN: 9781635618136
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Published: Echo Point Books & Media - August 29th, 2019

Wise Child learns the ways of the seasons, and a little magic, from Juniper, sometime in the Dark Ages, somewhere in the British Isles. A young reader classic.


Cloud & Ashes: Three Winter's Tales Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781618731050
Availability: Special Order
Published: Small Beer Press - April 21st, 2015

A mythopoetic weaving of the village, the harvest, the travelling players, the stars, and the fates, in language as singular as Shakespeare or Joyce. 


Watchmen (2019 Edition) Cover Image
By Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781779501127
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Published: DC Comics - May 20th, 2019

Dave Gibbons' hyper-detailed art and Alan Moore's layered storytelling deconstruct the superhero genre.


The Wake: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977177
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 1st, 2015

The Norman conquest from the point of view of the conquered, told in the author's researched-but-invented hybrid of Old and Middle English. 


Around the World in 80 Trees Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786276063
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 11th, 2020

Did you know that for over a thousand years, the books of Europe were written with ink from the galls of oak trees? This is only one of the fascinating facts found in this beautifully illustrated book.


My Struggle: Book 1 Cover Image
By Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374534141
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 28th, 2013

Why read volume one of a 3,600 page diary? Because the author's meticulous accounts of making coffee, hiding beer in the snow, and cleaning house are strangely fascinating. The In Search Of Lost Time of our troubled moment.


Swann's Way: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 1 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis (Translated by), Lydia Davis (Introduction by), Lydia Davis (Notes by), Christopher Prendergast (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780142437964
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 30th, 2004

The two paths of the narrator's childhood, the way by Swann's place throbbing with hawthorn blossoms and the Guermantes way of water lilies undulating in the stream. Marcel's first efforts to grasp the secret knowledge hovering just out of reach, or beneath the surface. The Karl Ove Knausgaard of the early 20th century.


House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316067546
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 3rd, 2008

Nature writer Craig Childs tracks the cultures of the Southwest through time and space, in search of the Anasazi.


My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609450786
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2012

Funny, sad,and captivating - a great read about friendship, books, shoes, and growing up.


Nimona Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062278227
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 12th, 2015

Poignant, quirky graphic novel epic from the showrunner of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.


The Mapmaker's War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One (The Keeper of Tales Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781451688894
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Published: Washington Square Press - March 18th, 2014

Lyrical, dense novel of myth and psychological realism. First of a trilogy.


The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke: Bilingual Edition Cover Image
By Rainer Maria Rilke, Stephen Mitchell (Translated by), Stephen Mitchell (Editor), Robert Hass (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679722014
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Published: Vintage - March 13th, 1989

These translations capture Rilke's metaphysical longing and lyrical praise.


Rimbaud Complete (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
By Arthur Rimbaud, Wyatt Mason (Translated by), Wyatt Mason (Editor), Wyatt Mason (Introduction by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780375757709
Availability: Special Order
Published: Modern Library - January 14th, 2003

Dense with imagery, sensuous, cinematic.The father of modern poetry? If only!


The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781841957982
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Published: Canongate Us - October 1st, 2006

The Odyssey, from Penelope's point of view. If you loved The Handmaid's Tale, you must read this deconstruction of archaic patriarchy.


The Silence of the Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525564102
Availability: Backordered
Published: Anchor - August 27th, 2019

The Iliad, from the women's point of view. A much-needed corrective!


Moby Dick or, The Whale Cover Image
By Herman Melville, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520045484
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Published: University of California Press - August 16th, 1983

The only novel which will teach you about whaling and provide an investigation into the concept of white. Sublime illustrations by Barry Moser. Elegant type face.


The Slow Regard of Silent Things (Kingkiller Chronicle) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780756410438
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Published: DAW - October 28th, 2014

From the world of The Name of the Wind, a stand-alone story to ease the wait for book three of the trilogy.


Paris Trance: A Romance Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312429447
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Published: Picador - March 30th, 2010

No particular place to go in Paris except fall in love. Funny, sad novel about youth and friendship.Everything Geoff Dyer touches turns to ink.


Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling with D. H. Lawrence Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312429461
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2009

Hilarious now matter how many times you read it. Probably the funniest book about D. H. Lawrence ever written.


Narcissus and Goldmund: A Novel Cover Image
By Hermann Hesse, Ursule Molinaro (Translated by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312421670
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Published: Picador - February 1st, 2003

Narcissus stays in the monastery while Goldmund ventures out into the world. The life of the artist in the Middle Ages.