This is the tale of a journey between three great cities – Odessa,built on a dream by Catherine the Great, through Istanbul, the fulcrum balancing Europe and Asia and on to tough, stoic, lyrical Trabzon.
Prize-winning biographer Leo Damrosch tells the story of “the Club,” a group of extraordinary writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern
In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk’s Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk u$25.00ISBN: 9781328972453Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 16th, 2019"Andrews’ wonderful Down from the Mountain is deeply informed by personal experience and made all the stronger by his compassion and measured thoughts...$34.95ISBN: 9781607816638Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of Utah Press - April 19th, 2019The Mormon Church entered the public square on LGBT issues by joining forces with traditional-marriage proponents in Hawaii in 1993.$25.95ISBN: 9781324001270Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019
In her New York Times bestseller Between You & Me, Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in The New Yorker's celebrated copy department. In Greek to Me, she delivers another wise and funny paean to the art of self-expression, this time filtered through her greatest passion: all things Greek.$30.00ISBN: 9780394585826Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 19th, 2019
From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life.$30.00ISBN: 9781501103902Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - January 8th, 2019
From the award-winning author of American Canopy, a dazzling account of the world’s longest road, the Pan-American Highway, and the epic quest to link North and South America, a dramatic story of commerce, technology, politics, and the divergent fates of the Americas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The Pan-American Highway, monument to a century&$27.00ISBN: 9780316516037Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - March 5th, 2019
A transgender reporter's "powerful, profoundly moving"(New York Times Book Review) narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.$27.95ISBN: 9780691182315Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Princeton University Press - May 7th, 2019
How beef conquered America and gave rise to the modern industrial food complex$27.95ISBN: 9780393242140Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019
Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal), Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and the natural realms. In Underland, he delivers his masterpiece: an epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself.$25.00ISBN: 9780525656340Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 9th, 2019
From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books