Nathan's Staff Picks

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

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The Plotters: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385544382
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Published: Doubleday - January 29th, 2019

When you're an assassin for a secret organization and you want out of the game, you really only have one choice -- assassinate everyone. 


The Virgin Suicides (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition): A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250303547
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Published: Picador - October 2nd, 2018

Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes: A No-Bullshit Guide to World Mythology Cover Image
By Cory O'Brien, Sarah E. Melville (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780399160400
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Published: TarcherPerigee - March 5th, 2013

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Love Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780395957776
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Published: Mariner Books - October 1999

All sorts and stages of love, sometimes in a single poem. They will make you feel we have no other purpose in this life than love, a feeling that will beget both agony and ecstasy.


This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division: The Oral History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780571345373
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Published: Faber & Faber Social - April 23rd, 2019

An oral history - in my opinion, the very best way to write about a band - of one of the seminal UK punk bands of the late 70s. A wonderful book about a city, a scene, and an amazing band.


The Working Poor: Invisible in America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780375708213
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Published: Vintage - January 4th, 2005

Almost 15 years old at this point, and it is, sadly, more relevant than ever. A sobering account of the difficulties of basic day-to-day survival for a large number of Americans. For readers of Evicted and Nickel and Dimed.  


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

One of my favorite genres - a writer writing about writing and the absurdity of it all. In Out of Sheer Rage, Geoff Dyer - he of the titular rage - stuggles to write a biography of D.H. Lawrence.