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The Sabbath (Staff Pick)

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The Sabbath (FSG Classics) By Abraham Joshua Heschel, Ilya Schor (Illustrator), Susannah Heschel (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Abraham Joshua Heschel, Ilya Schor (Illustrator), Susannah Heschel (Introduction by)
$13.60
ISBN: 9780374529758
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 17th, 2005

Originally penned in 1951, Heschel's beautiful treatise on sanctifying time above material and Earthly things remains a powerful and humbling read.

- Stacey


Lucy! How Lucille Ball Did It All (Staff Pick)

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Lucy!: How Lucille Ball Did It All By Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, Brigette Barrager (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419749926
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 19th, 2024

The queen of comedy! Celebrate a ground-breaking entertainer and business woman who charted the course for television back in its infancy. The quirky illustrations have the feel of Lucy's anything-for-a-laugh antics.

- Stacey


Shakespeare for Every Night of the Year (Staff Pick)

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Shakespeare for Every Night of the Year By Colin Salter (Editor) Cover Image
By Colin Salter (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781849948241
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Published: Batsford - April 9th, 2024

I love poem-a-day collections as a contemplative tool, and you can't really go wrong with some Shakespeare to engage your mental faculties.- Stacey


Facing down the Furies (Staff Pick)

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Facing Down the Furies: Suicide, the Ancient Greeks, and Me By Edith Hall Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780300273533
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Published: Yale University Press - March 19th, 2024

An extremely difficult topic for both personal and societal reasons, and yet impacts an increasing percentage of the population in some way. I rarely find books that I felt like addressed suicide with the combination of compassion and intellect that I need in this case. This book, however, joined my short list of titles I would recommend.

- Stacey


Grandma's Roof Garden (Staff Pick)

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Grandma's Roof Garden By Tang Wei, Kelly Zhang (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tang Wei, Kelly Zhang (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646147014
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Published: Levine Querido - January 16th, 2024

I have been waiting for a book that rivals my favorite garden book from my childhood, and HERE IT IS. The audible gasp of delight when I discovered this book! I then handed it to everyone I could. I love Grandma, I love her garden, I lover her cat, and the rich, deep colors and line style make the veggies feel almost within grasp.

- Stacey


A Garden Maker's Book of Wonder (Staff Pick)

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The Garden Maker's Book of Wonder: 162 Recipes, Crafts, Tips, Techniques, and Plants to Inspire You in Every Season By Allison Vallin Kostovick Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635865318
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - August 29th, 2023

A charming book for the chaos gardeners among us.

- Stacey


A Toni Morrison Treasury (Staff Pick)

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A Toni Morrison Treasury: The Big Box; The Ant or the Grasshopper?; The Lion or the Mouse?; Poppy or the Snake?; Peeny Butter Fudge; The Tortoise or the Hare; Little Cloud and Lady Wind; Please, Louise By Toni Morrison, Slade Morrison, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator), Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator), Giselle Potter (Illustrator), Sean Qualls (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, Slade Morrison, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator), Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator), Giselle Potter (Illustrator), Sean Qualls (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781665915540
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 29th, 2023

Toni Morrison re-imagines fables and they're paired with stellar artwork. "Treasury" is definitely the right word.

- Stacey


Beloved - Everyman's Library Edition (Staff Pick)

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Beloved: Introduction by A. S. Byatt (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) By Toni Morrison, A. S. Byatt (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, A. S. Byatt (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780307264886
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Published: Everyman's Library - October 17th, 2006

The haunting, heartbreaking, staggering work of one of America's greats in a beautiful format.

- Stacey


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