Patent-laden mycologist Paul Stamets has written an authoratative intro to the psilocybin genera (white pages), and a technical field guide (yellow pages). In full color, Stamets details key principles of identification, including look-alikes. We all harbor opinions on magic mushrooms; form yours based on facts!
No one does black comedy like Vonnegut. If you're sympathetic to absurdity but have strong ethical convictions, this one's for you! It's a punch in the gut.
Zadie Smith is a wonderful writer! I love her style, and the content here is engaging and eclectic. Topics here range from jazz to bookstores, Justin Bieber to Martin Buber, and J.G. Ballard to Brexit. Creative and slick, Smith has won this reader's heart.
One of my all-time faves. Chaotic, surreal... This book has been called everything from post-modern to pornographic and there are excellent arguments for both. A disturbing, inspired collage of confessional poetry, gender theory, and dirty pictures.
A New York Times NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
An NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
A Publishers Weekly BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
A globetrotting, time-bending, wildly entertaining masterpiece hailed by the New York Times Book Review as "Audaciously well written … the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it."
Set in India and jumping forward and back through time, the narrative explores the beautiful, terrible, pivotal moments in the lives of tiwns Esther and Rachel and their mother Ammu. Dealing with issues of class and patriarchal oppression, love, and society, this book is unique and brilliant.
An Economist “Our Books of the Year” Selection
Economist Bryan Caplan makes a bold case for unrestricted immigration in this fact-filled graphic nonfiction.
Set at the tip of the 20th Century where a well-kept whorehouse meets the Idaho landscape of Spanbauer's upbringing. Vsceral, magical, deeply personal in its confrontation of inner and outer demons. Spanbauer wrote this in an addled and fragile trance over the span of 4.5 years and 7 revisions. Dangerous, dirty and transcendent.