Holiday Picks 2023: Miscellany

Bread and Circus By Airea D. Matthews Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781668011454
Availability: Not In Store / Available To Order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: Scribner - May 30th, 2023

JESSICA'S PICK!

"What does classical economic theory have to say to people who have nothing to sell or bargain with but their own bodies? Poet Airea Matthews applies this searing question to her own family's story, and her mashup of cold historical texts and poems boiling with emotion is an experience I can't stop thinking about. An amazing gift for your brainiest, angriest friend."


The Iliad By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9781324001805
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 26th, 2023

"The culmination of a decade of intense engagement with antiquity's most surpassingly beautiful and emotionally complex poetry, Emily Wilson's Iliad now gives us a complete Homer for our generation." (publisher)


The Lights: Poems By Ben Lerner Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279219
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2023

"A formally ambitious and intensely felt new volume from the author of 10:04 and The Topeka School." (publisher)


Monica By Daniel Clowes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781683968825
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Fantagraphics - October 3rd, 2023

"Five years in the making, Monica marks the apex of creativity from one of the defining voices of the graphic novel boom over the past quarter-century." (publisher)


The Mysteries By Bill Watterson, Bill Watterson and John Kascht (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524884949
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 10th, 2023

"From Bill Watterson, bestselling creator of the beloved comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, and John Kascht, one of America's most renowned caricaturists, comes a mysterious and beautifully illustrated fable about what lies beyond human understanding." (publisher)


The Realest Oracle Deck: Finding Magic in the Mundane - 53 Authentic Cards and Guidebook By Kendra Austin, Bria Benjamin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kendra Austin, Bria Benjamin (Illustrator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781797222240
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Chronicle Prism - July 18th, 2023

BRIA'S PICK!

"For the astrology-loving, crystal-carrying person in your life. Such a cute, unique and easy to use Oracle deck. Perfect to integrate into any spiritual practice or start something new!!"


Roaming By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781770464339
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - September 12th, 2023

"Spring Break, 2009: Five days, three friends, and one big city. Roaming marks a triumphant return to the graphic novel and a deft foray into new adult fiction for Caldecott Medal authors Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki." (publisher)


Things You Wanted to Say But Never Did: A Photographic Journal to Process Your Feelings By Geloy Concepcion Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781400238958
Availability: Not In Store / Available To Order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: Harper Celebrate - June 6th, 2023

JANELE'S PICK!

"The winter holidays are a natural time for reflection of both joys and sorrows through the year. This photo journal with writing prompts is a reminder of the role of art in healing and growth. It makes a thoughtful gift for a loved one who enjoys the craft of photography and recollection."


Win Every Argument: The Art of Debating, Persuading, and Public Speaking By Mehdi Hasan Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250853479
Availability: Not In Store / Available To Order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 28th, 2023

MUSTAFA'S PICK!

 

"A gift for anyone who has a friend who thinks he or she knows it all. Gain the tools of being a winner of arguments by reading his truly engaging book written by a master in the Art of Rhetoric."