WEB Du Bois's Data Portraits

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:08pm
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W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America By The W.E.B. Du Bois Center at the University of Massachusetts, Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Editor), Britt Rusert (Editor) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781616897062
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 23rd, 2018

This stunning book showcases Du Bois' work, created for the 1900 Paris Exposition, showing the lives of black Americans with innovative infographics that contextualize history and sociology. [sweet pea]


Gmorning, Gnight!

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:53am
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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
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Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

Twitterable inspiration to start and end your day. This collection of tweets (paired with art) offers small tokens of hope to drop into your pocket and carry with you throughout the day. [Christina]


Fox 8

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/31/2018 - 2:17pm
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Fox 8: A Story By George Saunders, Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By George Saunders, Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984818027
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Published: Random House - November 13th, 2018

Short stocking stuffer novel by one of the best working writers we have. Saunders meditates on language and what it means to be "yuman" [Karen]
    


The Alehouse at the End of the World

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/31/2018 - 2:10pm
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The Alehouse at the End of the World By Stevan Allred, Reid Psaltis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stevan Allred, Reid Psaltis (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942436379
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Published: Forest Avenue Press - November 6th, 2018

If Miguel de Cervantes & Lewis Carroll collaborated, this would be the book. A beautifully written 16th-century fantasy that, at its core, seems all too reminiscent of today's current atmosphere. It's as enchanting as it is hilarious. [Stacy]  


How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/31/2018 - 2:09pm
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How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316491341
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Published: Orbit - November 27th, 2018

This important book is the first collection of short fiction from speculative fiction master NK Jemisin. If you haven't delved into the worlds of Jemisin, this is a great intro. [sweet pea]


Dreamers

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 08/29/2018 - 6:50pm
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Dreamers By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Hello, I am crying. Any ode to libraries has my whole heart. This picture book is an ode to public libraries from the point of view of a young immigrant mother, based on Morales' own experiences. Flashback to all the times my own immigrant mother took me to our local public library… Stunning, beautiful, determined, compassionate. What a gift. [Tanya]


Convenience Store Woman

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:36pm
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Convenience Store Woman By Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802128256
Availability: Special Order
Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

If you've ever felt like an alien on earth, you will love this absurd, sparkling book. What shapes a life? What gives it meaning? Who gets to decide what is meaningful? I was charmed by this book's details, its brevity that says so much. Convenience Store Woman won Japan’s prestigious Akutagawa Prize for literature in 2016; it is a blessing that Sayaka Murata's novel (her tenth) is available to us now, translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori. [Tanya]


Not Here

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 1:41pm
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Not Here By Hieu Minh Nguyen Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895095
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 10th, 2018

I'm ready to call it. Not Here by Hieu Minh Nguyen is the best poetry book of 2018. [Kenny]


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