NYT 2015

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  • In Other Words

    By Jhumpa Lahiri

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781101875551
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: February 2016
    "A series of reflections on the author's experiences learning a new language and living abroad, in a dual-language edition"--
  • Sudden Death

    By Alvaro Enrigue

    Our Price: $24.30
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594633461
    • Publisher: Riverhead Books
    • Published: February 2016
    In a mind-bending novel in which a myriad of worlds collide, time bends and traditions break down, a tennis match in the 16th century between the Italian artist Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Quevado, played with a ball made from beheaded Anne Boleyn's hair, decides the fate of the world.
  • Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

    By A. O. Scott

    Our Price: $25.20
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594204838
    • Publisher: Penguin Press
    • Published: February 2016
    The film critic for the New York Times describes how critical thinking affects every aspect of human life and shows how criticism forces people to think clearly and ultimately allows creativity to shine.
  • Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio

    By Misha Glenny

    Our Price: $25.15
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385351034
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: February 2016
    The author of McMafia presents an unflinching investigation into the tumultuous social, political and economic landscapes of present-day Brazil through the story of drug cartel kingpin Nem, tracing his rise from an everyday parent to one of the nation's most wanted criminals.
  • Inside Haute Couture: Behind the Scenes at the Paris Ateliers

    By Desiree Sadek

    Our Price: $44.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419720208
    • Publisher: Abrams
    • Published: March 2016
    From Maison Chanel on rue Cambon to Jean Paul Gaultier on rue Saint-Martin, the history of French fashion is often closely tied to those of Parisian addresses. With exclusive photographs by Guillaume de Laubier and text by Désirée Sadek,Inside Haute Couture offers a private tour of 10 meccas of French fashion. From the splendor of VIP reception rooms to the privacy of sewing ateliers, the daily lives of the most renowned figures in haute couture are show­cased alongside the skilled artisans and their stunning creations. This book is an unprecedented journey into a world often closed to the public, against a backdrop of an exceptional architectural heritage.
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?: The Nina Simone Diaries

    By Alan Light

    Our Price: $23.40
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781101904879
    • Publisher: Crown Archetype
    • Published: November 2015
    "Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist. From music journalist and former Spin and Vibe editor-in-chief Alan Light comes a biography of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and least understood artists of our time. Drawn from a trove of rare archival footage, audio recordings and interviews (including Simone's remarkable private diaries), this nuanced examination of Nina Simone's life highlights her musical inventiveness and unwavering quest for equality, while laying bare the personal demons that plagued her from the time of her Jim Crow childhood in North Carolina to her self-imposed exile in Liberia and Paris later in life. Harnessing the singular voice of Miss Simone herself and incorporating candid reflections from those who knew her best, including her only daughter, Light brings us face to face with a legend, examining the very public persona and very private struggles of one of our greatest artists"--
  • Shylock Is My Name

    By Howard Jacobson

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780804141321
    • Publisher: Hogarth
    • Published: February 2016
    In a magnificent modern re-imagining of one of Shakespeare’s most provocative characters—Shylock—Simon Strulovitch, riddled with grief after the death of his wife, struggles with his daughter Beatrice’s betrayal of family and his daughter Jessica’s rejection of her Jewish roots.
  • The Fugitives

    By Christopher Sorrentino

    Our Price: $23.40
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476795744
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: February 2016
    Retreating to a quiet Michigan town to escape a scandal and finish an overdue novel, Sandy Mulligan becomes fascinated by a local Native American storyteller who an attractive Chicago reporter believes may be tied to an audacious theft. By the National Book Award finalist author of Trance.
  • The Life of Elves

    By Muriel Barbery

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781609453152
    • Publisher: Europa Editions
    • Published: February 2016
    Two girls from France and Italy who possess uncanny respective abilities to communicate with nature and perform music at a preternatural level come into contact with magical and malevolent forces before meeting each other in world-changing ways. Original.
  • Glass Sword (Red Queen: Book 2)

    By Victoria Aveyard

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062310668
    • Publisher: HarperTeen
    • Published: February 2016
    Aggressively pursued by her royal former friend when she flees the court that would both denounce and control her Silver powers, Mare discovers that there are others like herself and endeavors to organize a rebellion against their oppressive leaders. Simultaneous eBook. 500,000 first printing.
  • How to Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking

    By John Ingledew

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781780677293
    • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
    • Published: February 2016
    How to Have Great Ideas is the essential guide for students and young professionals looking to embrace creative thinking in design, advertising and communications. It provides 53 practical strategies for unlocking innovative ideas.Strategies include improvisation techniques, changing the scenery, finding hidden links, looking to nature for inspiration, combining unusual systems, challenging set boundaries and many more. Each strategy is packed with great examples of successful contemporary and historical designs – from a designer dress made out of old converse trainers to ticket machines powered by recycled bottles in China, via the reimagining of famous brand logos and mis-use of photocopiers.Packed with practical projects to kick-start inventive thought in idea-blocked moments, this book explores creative thinking across all visual arts disciplines.
  • Arcadia: A novel

    By Iain Pears

    Our Price: $25.15
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781101946824
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: February 2016
    Traces the fantastical intersections between a 1960s Oxford professor who dabbles in espionage, a psychomathematician from a dystopian future world and a scholar's apprentice in a pastoral land. By the author of An Instance of the Fingerpost.

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