Daniel's Staff Recommendations

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The Five Wounds: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393242836
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 30th, 2021

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Early Morning Riser: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525659341
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Published: Knopf - April 13th, 2021

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Gold Diggers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984882035
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Published: Penguin Press - April 6th, 2021

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Swimming Back to Trout River: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982129392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 11th, 2021

We once treated punctuation as an art, but much the way the prescriptives triumphed over the descriptives in dictionaries, the grammar police created absolute rules for semicolons, and in that way, made them almost as rare as the iterrobang. Watson, historian, philosopher of science, and faculty member of Bard College’s Language and Thinking program, argues for the mark’s comeback, referencing the work of great semicolon users such as Herman Melville, Raymond Chandler, and Rebecca Solnit, and showing how artistic license can lead to a more joyfully nuanced reading life.


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Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984879059
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Published: Penguin Press - May 25th, 2021

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Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525522102
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Published: Penguin Books - March 16th, 2021

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Night Came with Many Stars Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781567927030
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 8th, 2021

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The Guncle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525542285
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 25th, 2021

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Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir Cover Image
By Brian Broome, Yona Harvey (Introduction by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358439103
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Published: Mariner Books - May 18th, 2021

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The True Definition of Neva Beane Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338324891
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 15th, 2020

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The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063005631
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Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2021

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Leonard and Hungry Paul Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612199085
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Published: Melville House - May 11th, 2021

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The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel #3) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641291057
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Published: Soho Crime - June 1st, 2021

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Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

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Murder at Wedgefield Manor (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #2) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496725882
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

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The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel #3) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641291057
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Published: Soho Crime - June 1st, 2021

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The Breaker (A Peter Ash Novel #6) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525535478
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 12th, 2021

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All the Lonely People Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781538720165
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 13th, 2021

City of a Thousand Gates: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063011472
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Published: Harper - February 2nd, 2021

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Milk Blood Heat Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802158154
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Published: Grove Press - February 2nd, 2021

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Brood: A Novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780385546751
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Published: Doubleday - March 9th, 2021

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Secrets of Happiness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640094451
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Published: Counterpoint - May 4th, 2021

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The Grammarians: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758231
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2020

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The Lives of Edie Pritchard Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751429
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 8th, 2021

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The Golden Gate (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9780679734574
Published: Vintage - June 18th, 1991