Staff Picks & New This Month

Books to Look Forward To

Our team is particularly excited about these gems coming in the second half of the year



The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid - August 2nd
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty - August 2nd
The English Understand Wool by Helen DeWitt - August 16th
The Hundred Waters by Lauren Acampora - August 23rd


The Rupture Tense: Poems by Jenny Xie - September 6th
Kick the Latch by Kathryn Scanlan - September 6th
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell - September 6th
Fairy Tale by Stephen King - September 6th
Bliss Montage: Stories by Ling Ma - September 13th
Marple: Twelve New Mysteries by Agatha Christie - September 13th
Lungfish by Meghan Gilliss - September 13th
Normal Distance by Elisa Gabbert - September 13th
Woman Without Shame: Poems by Sandra Cisneros - September 13th
Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton - September 13th
Natural History: Stories by Andrea Barrett - September 13th
Lessons by Ian McEwan - September 13th
Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout - September 20th
The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin by Hafizah Augustus Geter - September 20th
Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America by Pekka Hamalainen - September 20th
Tell Me I’m an Artist by Chelsea Martin - September 20th
Faith, Hope and Carnage by Nick Cave and Seaon O’Hagan - September 20th
This Is What It Sounds Like: What the Music You Love Says About You by Susan Rogers and Ogi Ogas - September 20th
Fen, Bog and Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis by Annie Proulx - September 27th


Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng - October 4th
The Hero of This Book by Elizabeth McCracken - October 4th
Nights of Plague by Orhan Pamuk - October 4th
Catching the Light (Why I Write) by Joy Harjo - October 4th
Saturnalia by Stephanie Feldman - October 4th
Marigold and Rose: A Fiction by Louise Gluck - October 4th
Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet - October 11th
Illuminations: Stories by Alan Moore - October 11th
Papyrus: The Invention of Books in the Ancient World by Irene Vallejo - October 11th
Liberation Day: Stories by George Saunders - October 18th
Get ‘Em Young, Treat ‘Em Tough, Tell ‘Em Nothing and Other Stories by Robin McLean - October 18th
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver - October 18th
Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro - October 18th
Elderflora: A Modern History of Ancient Trees by Jared Farmer - October 18th
The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy - October 25th
Seven Empty Houses: Stories by Samanta Schweblin - October 25th
Our America: A Photographic History by Ken Burns - October 25th
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham - October 25th


Toad by Katherine Dunn - November 1st
Dr. No by Percival Everett - November 1st
A Line in the World: A Year on the North Sea Coast by Dorthe Nors - November 1st
Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poes for Fifty Years by Joy Harjo - November 1st
My Pinup by Hilton Als - November 1st
The World We Make by NK Jemisin - November 1st
A Mountain to the North, A Lake to the South, Paths to the West, A River to the East by Laszlo Krasznahorkai - November 1st
Foster by Claire Keegan - November 1st
Fourteen Days: An Unauthorized Gathering edited by Margaret Atwood - November 1st
The Magic Kingdom by Russell Banks - November 8th
Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening by Douglas Brinkely - November 15th
A Book of Days by Patti Smith - November 15th


No One Left to Come Looking for You by Sam Lipsyte - December 6th
Stella Maris by Cormac McCarthy - December 6th
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures by Sabrina Imbler - December 6th

New in August

What to look for on our shelves this month

The Fishermen and the Dragon: Fear, Greed, and a Fight for Justice on the Gulf Coast by Kirk Wallace Johnson
Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi
The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid
Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra
The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford
Delphi by Clare Pollard
Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe by David Maraniss
Properties of Thirst by Marianne Wiggins
The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings
Touch by Olaf Olafsson
The Last Karankawas by Kimberly Garza
All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life’s Work by Hayley Campbell
A Place in the World: Finding the Meaning of Home by Frances Mayes
Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton
Witches by Brenda Lozano
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty
Elizabeth Finch by Julian Barnes
Dark Music by David Lagercrantz