Readings

Andrew Maraniss: Games of Deception

Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525514633
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Philomel Books - November 5th, 2019

*"Rivaling the nonfiction works of Steve Sheinkin and Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat....Even readers who don't appreciate sports will find this story a page-turner." --School Library Connection, starred review

*"A must for all library collections." --Booklist, starred review

Winner of the 2020 AJL Sidney Taylor Honor!  


Drunk in China at the Raven

Derek Sandhaus will launch his new book about Chinese alcohol and drinking culture, and discuss what it will take for the world to finally clink glasses with the Middle Kingdom.

Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World's Oldest Drinking Culture Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781640120976
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Potomac Books - November 1st, 2019

2020 Gourmand Award in Spirits
Gold Medal winner in the Independent Book Publishers Awards

China is one of the world’s leading producers and consumers of liquor, with alcohol infusing all aspects of its culture, from religion and literature to business and warfare. Yet to the outside world, China’s most famous spirit, baijiu, remains a mystery.


Christopher McDougall--Community Run & Book Presentation

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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524732363
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Knopf - October 15th, 2019

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


Scott Thomas: VIOLET

Kansas native Scott Thomas returns to The Raven to share his latest novel, VIOLET. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Violet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781947848368
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Inkshares - September 24th, 2019

Selected by Library Journal as one of the best horror books of 2019

"The sheer, skin-crawling fright is masterful. Thomas has crafted an indelible story...all wrapped in a supernatural shroud that unfurls from the heart of America. Whether or not thoughts can breathe, books certainly can, and Violet does exactly that." --Jason Heller, National Public Radio


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