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New Arrivals
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    All Fall Down

    Jennifer Weiner 9781451617788
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    Longbourn (Vintage)

    Jo Baker 9780345806970
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    My Salinger Year

    Joanna Rakoff 9780307958006
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    Act of War: A Thriller

    Brad Thor 9781476717128
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    My Struggle, Book 2: A Man in Love

    Karl Ove Knausgaard 9780374534158
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    A Triple Knot

    Emma Campion 9780307589293

Man Booker Prize Winner
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The Sense of an Ending
The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes
"Barnes builds a powerful atmosphere of shame and silence....As ever, Barnes excels at colouring everyday reality with his narrator's unique subjectivity, without sacrificing any of its vivid precision....Novel, fertile and memorable." The Guardian... (read more)

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Staff Pick
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This Is the Water (P.S.)
This Is the Water (P.S.)
by Yannick Murphy
Staff Pick
Page-turning suspense Yannick Murphy style — always inventive, with gorgeous prose, surprising perspectives, and captivating characters. This Is the Water is a most unusual mystery.
Recommended by Tessa, Powells.com

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Staff Pick
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Lucky Us
Lucky Us
by Amy Bloom
Staff Pick
Amy Bloom's hypnotic and gorgeous new novel displays her trademarks — remarkable narrative skill and richly drawn, evocative characters. Iris and Eva, half-sisters creating a family in World War II-era America, will draw you in and not let go. Perfect summer reading.
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Staff Pick
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Landline
Landline
by Rainbow Rowell
Staff Pick
This is A Christmas Carol meets Rainbow Rowell. If you had a telephone that could call your spouse in the past, what would you say? Funny, a tiny bit tragic, and full of Rowell's usual magic and quirk, this is her best book so far.
Recommended by Erin D., Powells.com

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A to Z
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California Signed Edition
California Signed Edition
by Edan Lepucki
Publisher Comments
"In her arresting debut novel, Edan Lepucki conjures a lush, intricate, deeply disturbing vision of the future, then masterfully exploits its dramatic possibilities." — Jennifer Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad The world Cal and... (read more)

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Debut Fiction
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The Outside Boy
The Outside Boy
by Jeanine Cummins
Publisher Comments
From the national bestselling and highly acclaimed author of The Outside Boy comes the deeply moving story of two mothers—witty, self-deprecating Majella, who is shocked by her entry into motherhood in modern-day New York, and her ancestor, tough... (read more)

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Recently Arrived Used
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    All the Pretty Horses

    Cormac McCarthy 9780679744399
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    1984 (Signet Classics)

    George Orwell 9780451524935
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    All the Flowers in Shanghai

    Duncan Jepson 9780062081605
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    The Alchemist

    Paulo Coelho 9780062502186
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General
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A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki
Publisher Comments
A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki — shortlisted for the Booker Prize. “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo,... (read more)

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Family Life
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Fourth of July Creek
Fourth of July Creek
by Smith Henderson
Publisher Comments
In this shattering and iconic American novel, PEN prize-winning writer, Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom, community, grace, suspicion and anarchy, brilliantly depicting our nation's disquieting and violent contradictions. After trying... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Blueprints of the Afterlife
Blueprints of the Afterlife
by Ryan Boudinot
Publisher Comments
From the "wickedly talented" (Boston Globe) and "darkly funny" (New York Times Book Review) Ryan Boudinot, Blueprints of the Afterlife is a tour de force. It is the Afterlife. The end of the world is a distant, distorted memory called “the Age... (read more)

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Used Books
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
by David Sedaris
Staff Pick
One of these days I'll find the time to construct an actual review of Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, but until I do let these words stand as my pledge: You will not regret purchasing this book. Further: You're unlikely to find more pure... (read more)

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Featured Titles
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The Plover
The Plover
by Brian Doyle
Staff Pick
The Plover is not exactly a sequel to Mink River — more of a companion piece — but fans of the latter will be thrilled to find out what happened to one of the most beloved characters. After sailing his little boat off the final pages of Mink... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Friday,
July 25, 2014
California Signed Edition
  1. California Signed Edition
    by Edan Lepucki
  2. Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life
    by Tom Robbins
  3. All the Light We Cannot See
    by Anthony Doerr
  4. A Tale for the Time Being
    by Ruth Ozeki
  5. The Signature of All Things
    by Elizabeth Gilbert
Original Essays | July 8, 2014

Courtney Maum: IMG In Praise of Rejections: Why I'm Glad It Took Me 10 Years to Publish This Darn Book



When I see my name in print next to the phrase "debut novel," I can't help but picture my hardcover yanking at an ill-fitting cotillion dress that... Continue »
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Shelf Talkers, Staff Pick | July 3, 2014

Landline



If we could call into the past and speak to earlier loves, would we beg them to let us go or egg them on in their long-ago pursuit of our... Continue »
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    Landline

    Rainbow Rowell 9781250049377
Ask a Book Buyer | July 3, 2014

Powell's Staff: IMG Ask a Book Buyer: Tales of the Home Front, the Sea, and Overseas



At Powell's, our book buyers select all the new books in our vast inventory. If we need a book recommendation, we turn to our team of resident... Continue »
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    The Shadow of the Wind

    Carlos Ruiz Zafon 9780143034902
Interviews | July 1, 2014

Jill Owens: IMG Josh Weil: The Powells.com Interview



Josh WeilDima and Yarik are twin brothers in a Russia set in a slightly alternate universe, in the city of Petroplavilsk. The city is in perpetual daylight,... Continue »
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    The Great Glass Sea

    Josh Weil 9780802122155
Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lisa Howorth: IMG So Many Books, So Many Writers



I'm not a bookseller, but I'm married to one, and Square Books is a family. And we all know about families and how hard it is to disassociate... Continue »
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    Flying Shoes

    Lisa Howorth 9781620403013
Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »
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    The Quick

    Lauren Owen 9780812993271
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