“With Golden Age, Smiley grandly concludes her Last Hundred Years trilogy, a multigenerational saga about an Iowa farm family. In each novel (including Some Luck and Early Warning), Smiley has subtly yet pointedly linked forces political, technological, financial, and social to personal lives, tracing in the most organic, unobtrusive, yet clarifying manner the enormous changes that have taken place over the last century. Readers will be reading, and rereading, Smiley’s Last Hundred Years far into the next.”  --Booklist, starred review

ISBN: 9780307700346
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 20th, 2015

This comprehensive book from the awesome folks at Apartment Therapy features every aspect of design and decorating—from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches—with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love. Complete + Happy Home is full of real, beautiful homes from coast to coast that are filled with personality—from a retro bright kitchen to a dark menagerie dining room. No matter your style or budget, this book will give you the inspiration and confidence to create a happy, beautiful home.          —S.B.

ISBN: 9780770434458
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Published: Potter Style - September 15th, 2015

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series returns with the latest installment in his beloved mystery series. Business is slow, so Chief Investigator Precious Ramotswe is persuaded to take her first-ever holiday, but before she can depart a new client arrives: a young woman who is upset that her father’s reputation as a hero of Botswana is being challenged. Bookshop will be welcoming McCall Smith for a book talk about his endearing series at an off-site event on November 9th. Please check our event page for ticket availability.

ISBN: 9780307911568
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Published: Pantheon Books - October 27th, 2015

If you love the beauty and versatility of tile, as I do, then Tile Makes the Room will make you swoon. The authors, co-owners of the renowned Heath Ceramics in Sausalito, explore the role of tile in good design through the work of leading designers and architects from around the world. From California to Italy to Morocco, beautiful kitchen backsplashes, sensational walls and floors, and gorgeous outdoor patios show tile in all its glory.  —S.B.

ISBN: 9781607747413
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 29th, 2015

In King’s fine mysteries involving Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell, Russell never seems to get a chance to catch her breath, and for that I am grateful. Dreaming Spies takes place in two countries and in two timelines —we see Russell and Holmes travel to Japan just after the events of The Game, hoping to take a vacation (yeah, right), but a year later, back in England, they discover that the events of that trip are still very much with them. Though she must be getting tired, I for one hope that Ms. Russell never decides to retire.  --Kat

ISBN: 9780345531810
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Published: Bantam - October 6th, 2015

From simple 18th- and early 19th-century gardens to the lavish estates of the Gilded Age, the gardens started by 1930s inmates at Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay to the centuries-old camellias at Middleton Place near Charleston, South Carolina—Rescuing Eden celebrates the history of garden design in the United States, with 28 examples that have been saved by ardent conservationists and generous private owners, and opened to the public. This book is as beautiful as it is inspirational.

By Caroline Seebohm (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Curtice Taylor (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781580934084
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Published: Monacelli Press - October 6th, 2015

The author of more than a couple of the best British novels in recent memory, including Flaubert’s Parrot and The Sense of an Ending, Barnes is also a very serious fan of 19th- and 20th-century art. Here he brings his two passions—painting and writing—together in a series of essays about some of the greatest artists of the last 200 years, including Delacroix, Cezanne, and Magritte, illuminating their process, their often-drama-filled lives, and their towering artistic achievements. —Rico

ISBN: 9781101874783
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015

I am excitedly awaiting the release of George R. R. Martin’s compilation of three novellas (previously published independently of each other), which features the adventures of Aegon Targaryen and other heroes of Westeros 90 years before the events that take place in Martin’s masterpiece A Game of Thrones. This book, which includes 160 impressive illustrations by the artist Gary Gianni, will surely be a necessary addition to your Ice and Fire collection.  --Ashley

By George R. R. Martin, Gary Gianni (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780345533487
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Published: Bantam - October 6th, 2015

In 2012, Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote an article for the Atlantic titled “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” which soon became the most read article in the magazine’s history. The article’s thesis, outlining the struggle of today’s mothers in creating work–life balance, spawned years of discussion, debate, and study. Now, in Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, Slaughter offers a superb framework for thinking about gender equality at work and at home. A must-read for anyone concerned with the well-being of families in the modern age.  --Casey

ISBN: 9780812994568
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Published: Random House - September 29th, 2015

One of the foremost authorities on film, David Thomson has written thousands of words exploring and critiquing movies, their history, their triumphs and failures. Now he wants to help you do the same, and provides a crash course in the various languages and details that make up film. Thomson’s goal is to ignite a passion through helping people come to a deeper understanding of a medium that is always entertaining but richer and more complex than meets the layperson’s eye.  —Jocelyn

ISBN: 9781101875391
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 3rd, 2015



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