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One of our favorite subjects to read about is the natural world. What’s more mysterious, more captivating, more visceral than, say, the sound of a snail eating
or the seizing grip of an octopus
? We’re thankful that some of the most inquisitive authors of our day have taken it upon themselves to investigate nature’s wonders. We also love that oftentimes, these inquiries reveal just as much about the author as they do about the subject matter. Here we’ve pulled together some of the best narrative nonfiction showcasing nature and our reverence for it.
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In this culturally diverse nation, so many of the stories we have to tell offer glimpses into the immigrant experience. The books we selected here feature people — be they immigrants, refugees, or the children of immigrants or refugees — whose stories unfurl on the pages with great urgency and eloquence. These stories reveal a rich national identity that can only evolve through self-awareness.
Powell's is proud to sponsor the 13th annual March madness for book lovers, in which 18 of the best fiction titles of 2016 duke it out to be named the Rooster.
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Offer good on select titles, new (not used) copies, in the featured edition only.
Discount applies to the lowest-priced book.
BOOX, Powell’s subscription picture book club, delivers a thoughtfully curated box to your doorstep every eight weeks. Each box features one new hardcover picture book and an additional hardcover staff favorite, along with other exciting goodies. Our kids' team has sought out the best new picture books with diverse characters, inventive story lines, exquisite illustrations, and charming prose for you to treasure for years to come.
Powell's subscription club delivers the best new books, with special attention to independent publishers. Signed first editions. Inventive, original sets. Exclusive printings.... Every six to eight weeks, another installment to read and admire. Plus, every package is stocked with exciting surprises!
What do Walt Whitman, Gertrude Stein, D. H. Lawrence, and Beatrix Potter have in common? They've all self-published. Are you next?