David D

Review/Club Monaco Staff

In his second book The Statesman and The Storyteller, Mark Zwonitzer (producer, director, stand-up guy) creates and engaging world rich with detail. His admiration for both Twain and Hay is infectious, while still allowing the reader the head space to form their own opinion on two American icons. An A+ pick up for any non-fiction reader.

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Whitney H

Communications Director

Beyonce’s hit song gets the book it deserves. A brilliant dissection of the history behind single and late-married women in America as told by one of the best feminist voices out there. Traister is hilarious, clever and insightful. All the Single Ladies gives you hope and with some politicians hating on the single ladies...well, who run the world now?

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Myllicent F

Children's Department

Outstanding in the Rain tells the story of a young birthday boy, spending his big day in Coney Island. Holes cut of the pages act like windows to the next page, allowing fun word play and rhyming. Take a look for yourself!

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Cale H

Main Floor Manager

So Sad Today is incredible. This collection of intensely personal and raw essays manages to completely sidestep any shred of navel-gazing and deftly avoids self-aggrandizing personal trauma. The subject matter will resonate with many people. This is an essay collection without peer. Such is the intensity of the unflinching mirror that Broder turns upon herself.

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Martine H

Main floor Staff

Shriver takes the widespread, senseless trend of violence found in contemporary American culture and brings it down to a personal level. Confusing, tender, at times alarming, and altogether identifiable. Introspective, startling and beautiful.

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James C

Review Dept.

This is a rambunctious tale of the making of one of the most explosive films in American movie history. Led by the brilliant, tyrannical Paddy Chayefsky, Mad As Hell profiles an eccentric collection of people collaborating on the one of the most controversial movies ever made!

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Miguel S

Visual Merchandise

Faber's writing is so mesmerizing you don't realize he is leading you down a very messed up rabbit hole until it's too late. Epic, heartbreaking,ambitious. A summer must read!

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Toni T

Review Dept. Manager

Scarlet Gospels does what few books have done for me, it unnerved me. There’s a certain disillusionment that comes with being a lover of horror. After a while it takes a work of epic proportions to throw you into the realm of unease. It has been a long time since a book, movie or other form of horror media has been able to take me to the limits of what I can handle (and as someone who has watched both Nekromantik and Cannibal Holocaust with little flinching that’s a lot) but this novel did just that.

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