Best Books In Stock Now: Nonfiction

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Untamed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984801258
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Published: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)


The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279349
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 17th, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE IN GENERAL NONFICTION


Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501133107
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Published: Scribner - September 3rd, 2019

*Finalist for the National Book Award*
*Finalist for the Kirkus Prize*
*Instant New York Times Bestseller*

*Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly*

An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that


Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780700628421
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Published: University Press of Kansas - September 17th, 2019

Long before the coming of Euro-Americans, native inhabitants of what is now Kansas left their mark on the land: carvings in the soft orange and red sandstone of the state&fsquo;s Smoky Hills. Though noted by early settlers, these carvings are little known--and, largely found on private property today, they are now rarely seen.


Hot Tickets: Crimes, Championships and Big Time Sports at the University of Kansas Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476677873
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Published: Exposit Books - December 17th, 2019

In 2010, University of Kansas officials were shocked to learn that the FBI and IRS were on campus investigating Rodney Jones, former head of the Athletics Ticket Office, for stealing Jayhawks basketball tickets and selling them to brokers.


Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780976540823
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kansas Sampler - May 6th, 2017

Co-authors Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe spent four years going to every one of the 626 incorporated cities in Kansas to research for the new Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers. The result is a 6 x 9" coil-bound book with 4,500 entries and more than 1,600 pictures.


The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812987911
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly 


Midwest Architecture Journeys Cover Image
By Zach Mortice (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781948742573
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Published: Belt Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright may be the Midwest's (and the nation's) most famous architects, but the region has always been a fertile ground for builders master and amateur. Midwest Architecture Journeys takes readers on a trip to visit some of the region's most inventive buildings by architects such as Bertrand Goldberg, Bruce Goff, and Lillian Leenhouts.


Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101980309
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2020

The New York Times-bestselling final book by the beloved, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Tony Horwitz.
 


I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982102814
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Published: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays by acclaimed writer and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott, the modern day reincarnation ofNora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwinall rolled into one (The Washington Post), about what happened after she checke


What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307957894
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Published: Knopf - April 14th, 2020

The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why


Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780316423328
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - April 7th, 2020

Declutter your desk and brighten up your business with this transformative guide from an organizational psychologist and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.


The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250179821
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Published: Metropolitan Books - March 5th, 2019

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

A new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump’s border wall.


Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780190846992
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 4th, 2019

The unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice--and reparations


Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781501169717
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Published: Scribner - November 12th, 2019

“Cooking shouldn’t just be about making a delicious dish—owning the process and enjoying the experience ought to be just as important as the meal itself.


Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes: A Cookbook Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780451496997
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 24th, 2017

Discover the cookbook featuring “drool-worthy yet decidedly unfussy food” (Goop) that set today’s trends and is fast becoming a modern classic.

“This is not a cookbook. It’s a treasure map.”—Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat


Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780451497017
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The social media star, New York Times columnist, and author of Dining In helps you nail dinner with unfussy food and the permission to be imperfect.
 


Magnolia Table, Volume 2: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062820181
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Published: William Morrow Cookbooks - April 7th, 2020

#1 New York Times Bestseller


From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419732775
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 15th, 2019

Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062896391
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Published: Ecco - September 17th, 2019

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography


$24.99
SKU: 78909876

Missy McCoy has collected lots of fan favorite recipes from the early years of the legendary eatery, located at 728 Massachusetts. Limited quantities are available.