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November 6, 2015

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Gloria Steinem book signing this week

news1 Looking to November and Beyond 
Thanks to all who came out to browse and shop last weekend's bustling Frequent Buyer Sale here at Harvard Book Store. It was great day.

With November upon us, we're looking forward to our full November/ December author events schedule (now posted in its entirety on harvard.com/events) and a new slate of featured books for the month, featured in our window and here on harvard.com.

news2Tickets on Sale Now  

» Stephen Breyer at First Parish Church (Nov 6)
» Isabel Allende at First Parish Church (Nov 11)
» Ethan Hawke at the Brattle Theatre (Nov 12)
» Jesse Eisenberg at the Brattle Theatre (Nov 19)
» The Cast of America's Test Kitchen at the Brattle Theatre (Dec 2)
   Online pre-sales (ticket + book) on sale now


news4 In Case You Missed It

In September we hosted Salman Rushdie for his latest work, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. Check out the video, courtesy of the Forum Network.

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New on Our Shelvesnewshelves
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams:
by Stephen King


Scribner, hardcover

A master storyteller at his best-the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story.

The Death of Cancer:
After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable -- and How We Can Get There 
by Vincent T. DeVita Jr. and Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn

Sarah Crichton Books, hardcover
The Death of Cancer is Dr. DeVita's illuminating and deeply personal look at the science and the history of one of the world's most formidable diseases. In DeVita's hands, even the most complex medical concepts are comprehensible.

In Praise of Theatre
by Alain Badiou


Polity, paperback
In Praise of Theatre is Alain Badiou's latest work on the "most complete of the arts," the theatrical stage. This book, certain to be of great interest to scholars and theatre practitioners alike, features an incisive analysis of the precarious status of the theatre today.
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Kids & Young Adult
Ling & Ting:
Together in All Weather 
by Grace Lin


Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, hardcover
The adorable twins Ling and Ting from the Geisel Honor early reader series are back to have fun in winter, spring, fall, and summer, giving parents and educators the perfect opportunity to teach young readers about every season of the year.
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Printed on Paige
Each week we feature a book printed on Paige, our book-making machine. Featured books will range from fresh works from local authors to near-forgotten titles discovered in our extensive print-on-demand database

It's Your Move
by Barrett Bilotta


Print on Demand, paperback

It's Your Move is a delightful fantasy which will spark a child's interest and enjoyment in the game of chess.


Remainders are bargain books, new books at used-book prices. We have a limited number of copies of these titles, so if you see something that you're interested in, come in and check it out soon. To see more of our Remainders section, visit our Remainders page.
The Masque of Manana
by Robert Sheckley
$9.99, hardcover (originally $29.00)
"The 45 pieces in this stellar collection, though they include some soberer entries, make it clear that Sheckley is one of sf's all-time masters of the humorous or satirical short story." --Booklist
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Bring Up the Bodies:
A Novel
by Hilary Mantel
$6.99, hardcover (originally $28.00)
The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies delves further into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn.
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Far from the Tree:
Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon
$7.99, hardcover (originally $37.50)
From acclaimed author Andrew Solomon comes a monumental work, a decade in the writing. In Far from the Tree, he tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so.
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Recentused Finds in the Used Department
Featured used books go fast, so if any titles interest you, stop in to check them out soon. We will hold the book if you are the first caller to reserve it. To reserve a book, call (617) 661-1515 and ask for our Used Department. We're also always looking for books to buy. Learn about selling your used books, including textbooks, here.
Lady Nugent's East India Journal:
A Critical Edition
edited by Ashley L. Cohen
Originally published by Oxford University Press in 2014
$20.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
An account of Lady and General Nugent's remarkable journey across colonial India, this critical edition contextualizes Lady Nugent's East India Journal in the history of India and the British Empire, and the tradition of travel writing.
The Soviet Theater:
A Documentary History
edited by Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky
Originally published by Yale University Press in 2014
$65.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
In this monumental work, Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky offer a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR.
The Medieval Stained Glass of Cheshire
by Penny Hebgin-Barnes
Originally published by the British Academy in 2010
$60.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
The Medieval Stained Glass of Cheshire is an essential catalogue for scholars and students of the history of medieval and early modern art, and for all those interested in the social and religious history of Tudor and Stuart Cheshire.
Upcoming Events

Book lovers, mark your calendars for our Winter Warehouse Sale (Sat & Sun, Dec 5 and 6 in Somerville).

All Upcoming Events Google Calendar 

Marvin Kalb
Fri, Nov 6, 3PM
Marvin Kalb discusses Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine, and the New Cold War.
At Harvard Book Store
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GrubStreet Launch Lab: By the Sea, Across the Ocean, and Into the Woods -- The Power of Place in Story|
Fri, Nov 6, 7PM
Lynne Griffin, Ellen Herrick, and Lenore Myka discuss the power of place in their newly published works Girl Sent Away, The Sparrow Sisters: A Novel, and King of the Gypsies: Stories.
At Harvard Book Store
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Stephen Breyer with David Gergen
Fri, Nov 6, 7PM
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his latest book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, in conversation with David Gergen.
At First Parish Church
$5 tickets
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Wendy Williams
Mon, Nov 9, 7PM

Wendy Williams discusses The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion.
At Harvard Book Store
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Kliph Nesteroff with Ken Reid
Mon, Nov 9, 7:30PM
Kliph Nesteroff discusses his new book The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy in conversation with Boston comic Ken Reid.
At the Comedy Studio
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Flora Fraser
Tue, Nov 10, 7PM
Biographer Flora Fraser discusses The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love."
At Harvard Book Store
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Isabel Allende
Wed, Nov 11, 7PM
Internationally renowned novelist Isabel Allende discusses her latest work, The Japanese Lover.
At the First Parish Church
$28.75 tickets (book included)
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Ethan Hawke
Thu, Nov 12, 6PM
Acclaimed actor and writer Ethan Hawke presents his unique new book, Rules for a Knight, a parable on leading a virtuous life.
At the Brattle Theatre
$20.25 tickets (book included0
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Michael R. Canfield
Fri, Nov 13, 3PM
Harvard's Michael Canfield explores the field notes of TR -- for a look at the naturalist, hunter, writer, soldier, and conservationist -- in Theodore Roosevelt in the Field.
At Harvard Book Store
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Rick Moody
Fri, Nov 13, 7PM
The author of The Ice Storm, Rick Moody, reads from Hotels of North America, a darkly comic novel told through one man's online hotel reviews.
At Harvard Book Store
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