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vera-nazarian's picture
Jun.26.2012
From the author of Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons... PRIDE AND PLATYPUS: Mr. Darcy's Dreadful Secret When the moon is full over Regency England, all the gentlemen are subject to its curse. Mr. Darcy, however, harbors a Dreadful Secret... Shape-shifting demons mingle with Australian...
stephen-colbert's picture
May.14.2012
Book store nation, in the history of mankind there has never been a greater country than America. You could say we're the #1 nation at being the best at greatness. But as perfect as America is in every single way, America is broken! And we can't exchange it because we're 236 years past the 30-day...
vera-nazarian's picture
Jan.01.2011
Dragons in the skies of Regency England! Gothic horrors collide with high satire in this elegant, hilarious, witty, insane, and unexpectedly romantic supernatural parody of Jane Austen's classic novel. Young and naive Catherine Morland is constantly surrounded by angels only she alone can see....
chip-kidd's picture
Sep.20.2010
"Wake up, Muffy. We're back." From Lisa Birnbach, the author of The Official Preppy Handbook—and designer Chip Kidd—comes a whole new take on the prep world that Birnbach turned into an international best-selling phenomenon thirty years ago.True Prep is a contemporary look at how the...
vera-nazarian's picture
Nov.21.2009
Spinsterhood or Mummification! Ancient Egypt infiltrates Regency England in this elegant, hilarious, witty, insane, and unexpectedly romantic monster parody of Jane Austen's classic novel. Our gentle yet indomitable heroine Fanny Price must hold steadfast not only against the seductive charms...
mayra-calvani's picture
Mar.26.2009
Twenty-four-year-old Daniella is an architecture student living with her narcissistic artist boyfriend in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Abandoned by her father at an early age, Daniella always falls for the wrong type of man. Her most enduring male relationship so far is with her 30-pound Turkish angora...
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Jul.30.2008
Introducing Cool Jew: The Ultimate Guide for Every Member of the Tribe (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $12.99, September 2008) by award-winning journalist Lisa Alcalay Klug. Imagine an updated combination of the beloved Jewish Catalog meets the Joys of Yiddish with a hip-hop spin that captures the...
renee-sigel's picture
May.05.2008
  Sensuality within these pages, as one would expect from the author of SEXIONS, but here jarring up against implacable death,  '...tender-skinned beneath this fatal sun'. Self-knowing without being self-regarding, glossaries internalised, seems that not even mortality can dampen Renée Sigel's...
adrian-todd-zuniga's picture
Mar.10.2008
AFTER THE LAUNCH of Opium3, we left New York. We were tired of drinking too much, of staying up too late, of consuming endless quantities of Original Ray’s Pizza and peach-flavored Chupa Chups. Our sleep was jittery, our mornings achy and muddy-minded, our moods a far cry from steady. Opium was...
daniel-curzon's picture
Feb.12.2008
Being a Compendium of the Best Advice About, and the Most Worthy Codification of, the Standards of Good Manners and Agreeable Social Behavior. ME-OWW! (It covers everything from airplane travel to orgies.) "We were very concerned about this book and do not recommend it for one moment....