Essential featured reads

The Beautiful Urban Family of the Upper West Side

**Attention Writers! Joanna Clapps Herman leads “How Life Becomes Fiction,” a craft talk, on Thursday, September 18. Details on our News and Events page.** No Longer and Not Yet, by Joanna Clapps Herman, offers linked short stories about the city is at its best. The book teems with unique souls that somehow, serendipitously, come together in community, […]

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Winter Bestsellers

The season brings us one of the year’s most anticipated books, The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt. We’re also pleased to feature A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming, graphic novel The Reason for Dragons, and nonfiction collection The Moth. 

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Fall Bestsellers

We’re honoring National Reading Group Month with our Fall suggestions, including the paperback release of The Round House by Louise Erdrich, Life Among Giants by Bill Roorbach, which we’ll also review in the days to come, The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell, and The Lady and the Peacock by Peter Popham, a new biography of Aung San Suu […]

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Summer Bestsellers

Cuppa Pulp bestsellers through August 1, 2013 included Healing Lyme Coinfections, by Stephen Harrod Buhner and The Apprentices, middle-years fiction by Maile Meloy.  Meadowlark bestsellers included The Children of the Forest, by Elsa Beskow and Therapeutic Storytelling, by Susan Perrow. Now in stock: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman; &Sons, […]

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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Karen Russell became the child prodigy of the Pulitzer world when she almost won for this debut novel in 2011. Set in the Florida Everglades during the rise of the swamp-and-small-attraction-eating theme park, Swamplandia! follows the Bigtree family saga in the wake of star ‘gator whisperer Hilola’s death by cancer. Told by 13-year-old Ava, Swamplandia! […]

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Proof of Heaven, by Eben Alexander, M.D.

Proof of Heaven, by Eben Alexander, M.D.
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The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain
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Tenth of December, by George Saunders

Tenth of December, by George Saunders
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The Round House, by Louise Erdrich

The Round House, by Louise Erdrich

An Ojibwe teen seeks to bring his mother’s rapist to justice, and along the way awakens to the sweetness and sorrow of his community’s long-threatened, intricately formed, and ultimately loving soul. We don’t know how Erdrich maintained humor and compassion throughout this story, alongside the terror and anger, but we hope to spend the rest […]

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Motherlunge by Kristin Scott

Winner of the 2013 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Prize in the Novel, Scott’s debut explores the feminine in every aspect… not academically, but intimately.  One of this month’s Full-Color Love features (because… who needs more Gray?). Limited stock right now, but more to come!

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