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Powell's Books Reader
2010 May


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The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet
The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet
by Reif Larsen
Publisher Comments
Discover The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet for iPad. A boundary-leaping debut tracing a gifted young map maker’s attempt to understand the ways of the world When twelve-year-old genius cartographer T. S. Spivet receives an unexpected phone call... (read more)

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The Red Pyramid: Kane Chronicles #1
The Red Pyramid: Kane Chronicles #1
by Rick Riordan
Publisher Comments
As the first Shark Wars series arc draws to a close, hero Gray unexpectedly finds himself the ruler of the ocean. He's got to make wise decisions in a time of upheaval and isn't sure if he's up to the task! Dangerous prehistores are loose in the Big Blue,... (read more)

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Lean on Pete (P.S.)
Lean on Pete (P.S.)
by Willy Vlautin
Staff Pick
From Willy Vlautin, one of the most natural storytellers ever to come out of the Northwest, comes a heartbreaking adventure starring 15-year-old Charley Thompson. It's like Tom Sawyer, but with more drunks, death, and weird strangers. Another engrossing... (read more)

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The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Staff Pick
Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Mayflower, has written a gripping history of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Cinematic in scope and deft in characterization, The Last Stand captures a defining moment in our nation's past. It's history at its finest.... (read more)

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For You Mom, Finally
For You Mom, Finally
by Ruth Reichl
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Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional women A former New York Times restaurant critic, editor in chief of Gourmet, and the author of three bestselling memoirs,... (read more)

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
by Matthew B. Crawford
Publisher Comments
A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting... (read more)

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River (4th Edition)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Portland: Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River (4th Edition)
by Paul Gerald
Staff Pick
Whether you're looking for a quick jaunt through Forest Park or a five-hour trek in the Columbia River Gorge, Paul Gerald's updated guide provides everything you need to get to the trailhead and back. New maps, hikes, and photos ensure you'll find... (read more)

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The Emperor's Code: The 39 Clues #08
The Emperor's Code: The 39 Clues #08
by Gordan Korman
Publisher Comments
Join anytime to play for the chance to win! As the race to find the 39 Clues builds to its explosive finish, Amy and Dan must explore an ancient culture and steal a Clue guarded by thousands of the world's best-trained soldiers. It's the most... (read more)

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Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes and Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion and Living
Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes and Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion and Living
by Natalie Chanin and Robert Rausch
Staff Pick
Crafty folks, prepare to swoon: Natalie Chanin is back with what might be the most anticipated DIY book this year, the follow-up to her heavily evangelized Alabama Stitch Book. This time, she applies her deep-South homespun haute to 20 new projects, all... (read more)

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Hothouse Orchid: A Holly Barker Novel
Hothouse Orchid: A Holly Barker Novel
by Stuart Woods
Publisher Comments
Home gets hot for special agent Holly Barker. Going home can be hard. But for Special Agent Holly Barker, it could be her one chance for justice against an old enemy...... (read more)

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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi (Vintage)
Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi (Vintage)
by Geoff Dyer
Staff Pick
Geoff Dyer, the author of books on subjects as diverse as jazz, D. H. Lawrence, photography, and World War I, is at the top of his game with his latest offering. Jeff in Venice, Death In Varanasi (the title is a play on Thomas Mann's Death in Venice) is... (read more)

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned
by Michael J. Fox
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Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but went on to receive honorary degrees from several universities and garner the highest accolades for his acting, as well as for his writing. In his new book, he inspires and motivates... (read more)

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My Empire of Dirt: How One Man Turned His Big-City Backyard into a Farm
My Empire of Dirt: How One Man Turned His Big-City Backyard into a Farm
by Manny Howard
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For seven months, Manny Howard—a lifelong urbanite—woke up every morning and ventured into his eight-hundred-square-foot backyard to maintain the first farm in Flatbush, Brooklyn, in generations. His goal was simple: to subsist on... (read more)

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Instructions
Instructions
by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
Publisher Comments
Trust Dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. A renowned storyteller whose words have transported readers to magical realms and an acclaimed illustrator of lushly imagined fairy-tale landscapes guide a traveler safely through lands unknown and... (read more)

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Little Brother
Little Brother
by Cory Doctorow
Publisher Comments
Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works — and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high... (read more)

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Wicked Lovely #03: Fragile Eternity
Wicked Lovely #03: Fragile Eternity
by Melissa Marr
Publisher Comments
Seth wants to be with Aislinn forever. Forever takes on new meaning, though, when your girlfriend is an immortal faery queen. Keenan stole Aislinn's mortality to make her a monarch. Now she faces challenges and enticements beyond any she'd ever imagined.... (read more)

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Storm from the Shadows
Storm from the Shadows
by David Weber
Publisher Comments
The New York Times Best-Selling Series Continues. First Time in Paperback. A New War for Honor Harrington’s Comrades on Manticore. Rear Admiral Michelle Henke was commanding one of the ships in a force ledy by Honor Harrington in all-out space... (read more)

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The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris
The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris
by Mark Kurlansky
Publisher Comments
"Este es un clásico de Kurlansky: erudito, impredecible, compasivo, y se lee compulsivamente. . . . Una reveladora meditación sobre el deporte, la nación, y también sobre el mundo". -Junot Díaz... (read more)

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Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom
Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom
by Robert Schnakenberg
Staff Pick
At first I liked Old Man Drinks for the geezer aphorisms. Then I noticed the drinks. These are workingman drinks of yesteryear and today — drinks you can order in any bar in any neighborhood in America without getting the stink eye from the bartender... (read more)

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Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
by Nikki McClure
Publisher Comments
Young children see the passage of time through the seasonal changes to the world around them in this charming book, illustrated with Nikki McClures extraordinary cut-paper art. A little boy who cant wait for summer keeps asking his mama, “Is it... (read more)

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