2018.11.26 New Arrivals
AUTHOR: Rebecca Solnit
PUBLISHER: Granta Books
Beginning with the election of Donald Trump (“The Loneliest Man in the World”) and expanding back and forth into American history, surveillance, violence against the individual, the denormalizing of misogyny and the rehumanizing of public space. The ultimate focus of the book is climate and feminist activism, bringing Solnit’s trademark deep analysis to bear on a range of contemporary crises. And again, and spectacularly, she shows us how to hope.
AUTHOR: Nick Drnaso
PUBLISHER: Granta Books
Where is Sabrina? The answer is hidden on a videotape, a tape which is en route to several news outlets, and about to go viral. A landmark graphic novel, already hailed as one of the most exciting and moving stories of recent years, “Sabrina” is a tale of modern mystery, anxiety, fringe paranoia and mainstream misinformation - a book that tells the story of those left behind in the wake of tragedy, has important things to say about how we live now, and possess the power to leave readers pulverized.
AUTHOR: Dr. Spencer Johnson
“Who Moved My Cheese?” offered millions of readers relief for an evergreen problem: unanticipated and unwelcome change. Now its long-awaited sequel digs deeper, to show how readers can adapt their beliefs and achieve better results in any field.
Johnson’s theme is that all of our accomplishments are due to our beliefs: whether we’re confident or insecure, cynical or positive, open-minded or inflexible. But it’s difficult to change your beliefs - and with them, your outcomes. Find out how Hem, Haw, and the other characters from “Who Moved My Cheese?” deal with this challenge.
AUTHOR: Sayaka Murata (Author), Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator)
PUBLISHER: Portobello Books
Keiko is 36 years old. She’s never had a boyfriend, and she’s been working in the same supermarket for eighteen years.
Keiko’s family wishes she’d get a proper job. Her friends wonder why she won’t get married.
But Keiko knows what makes her happy, and she’s not going to let anyone come between her and her convenience store.
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