Market Block Books, Troy New York, 9/4/12 – YouTube. The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom (Hyperion) Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace by D.T. Max (Penguin) NW by Zadie Smith (Penguin) This Is How You Lose Her by Junoz Díaz (Riverhead Books) Edith Wharton at Home: […]
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The Book of Madness and Cures The world of 16th century Venice was not one to accept a woman as educated, so when Gabriella Mondini, taught by her brilliant father himself, proclaims herself a doctor, things aren’t very easy for her. When her father leaves on a mysterious journey, the guild of physicians quickly. Without […]
A Visitor’s Guide to the Ancient Olympics Think about ancient Greece for a moment. What comes to mind? Spartans, Homer’s songs (The Iliad and The Odyssey), and of course, the Olympics. The ancient Olympics and the modern Olympics are not one and the same. This wonderful new book allows you to transport yourself back to […]
For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time – A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics (Paperback)By Walter Lewin, Warren Goldstein$15.00 FOR MORE THAN FORTY YEARS as a beloved professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Walter Lewin honed his singular craft of making physics not only […]
The Last Storyteller: A Novel of Ireland (Hardcover)By Frank Delaney$26.009781400067855Random House, 02/07/2012400 Pages “Every legend and all mythologies exist to teach us how to run our days. In kind fashion. A loving way. But there’s no story, no matter how ancient, as important as one’s own. So if we’re to live good lives, we have […]
Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter (Paperback)By Lloyd Kahn$24.959780936070520Shelter Publications, 01/01/2012228 Pages From cobb houses, to palettes, to yurts, and even a capsule hotel! This book has an idea for just about any small lifestyle. We’ve been loving this book. Ready to build small?
War Horse (Paperback)By Michael Morpurgo$6.999780439796644Scholastic Press, 09/01/2010176 Pages Finally, we got this in stock! It’s here if you want it. It’s for ages 8 to 12. In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the […]
When She Woke (Hardcover)By Hillary Jordan$24.959781565126299 Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 10/01/2011 352 pages A cross between The Scarlet Letter and The Handmaid’s Tale, When She Woke takes place in a future in which Sanctity of Life laws have been enacted in about half of the United States, and sex offenders aren’t merely required to […]
The Passage by Justin Cronin 2010-06 9780345504968Hardcover $26.00 This is not just another post-apocalyptic novel! Take Stephen King’s The Stand, season liberally with Jeanne DuPrau’s City of Ember, salt to taste with George RR Martin’s A Game of Thrones, and you come close to the astonishing achievement that is The Passage by Justin Cronin. When […]