The Big Gift Books of the Year

Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

The beloved artist behind Hyperbole and a Half  returns with a new collection of hilarious illustrated essays on grief, loneliness, powerlessness, and the absurdity of modern life.

Accidentally Wes Anderson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316492737
Availability: Backordered
Published: Voracious - October 20th, 2020

A visual adventure authorized by the auteur himself.

Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places Cover Image
By Annette Giesecke, Jim Tierney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780762470013
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 6th, 2020

An encyclopedic, beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich definitions of the major and minor characters, creatures, and places of mythology.

Humans Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250114297
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2020

Humans of New York creator shows us the whole world.

Is This Anything? Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982112691
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

Seinfeld scours his personal archives to select his favorite bits from five decades of comedy. This collection captures the evolution of one of the most iconic funnymen of our time.


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Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250268501
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 24th, 2020

Get curious with the brains behind the wildly popular eponymous podcast as they wonder about the world and find the magic in everyday things.

A Wealth of Pigeons: A Cartoon Collection Cover Image
By Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250262899
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Published: Celadon Books - November 17th, 2020

Martin tackles his ‘last comedy frontier’ with lauded New Yorker cartoonist Bliss to create a gorgeous, funny, singular book of cartoons.

The Best of Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316628242
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 3rd, 2020

As selected by the author himself, this is the best of the best of Sedaris’s career - his favorite work from twenty-five years of creating his own confessional yet highly observant genre of hilarity.

American Utopia Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635576689
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 2020

Artist + musician = the antidote to cynicism.

The Look of the Book: Jackets, Covers, and Art at the Edges of Literature Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399581021
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 6th, 2020

Go behind the scenes of the images on the cover.

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book Cover Image
By James Raven (Editor)
ISBN: 9780198702986
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 1st, 2020

From ancient to digital, a richly illustrated global history.

The Writer's Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062968500
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Published: HarperOne - September 8th, 2020

Top 5 Pick: Jane
23 beloved living literary legends on the books that changed their lives.