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October 21, 2016

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Tickets are on sale now for November events with acclaimed actress Anna Kendrick ( Into the Woods, Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect), Bravo TV producer and Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen, and Zadie Smith -- the author of White Teeth and NW -- discussing her latest novel Swing Time.

Ticket pre-sales (book + ticket, online only) kick off on Tuesday, October 25th for London Times columnist Caitlin Moran (and please note the updated date for this event, November 30th). And we've just announced a February 2017 event with the author of the National Book Award-nominated Wolf in White Van, John Darnielle.

Stay tuned for next week's newsletter for the unveiling of our December events schedule, including our annual Brattle Theatre event with the cast of America's Test Kitchen and our beloved Winter Warehouse Sale.

Exciting news from our friends at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University!

On Friday, October 28 at 2pm, the A.R.T. will host actor Bryan Cranston -- of the acclaimed TV series Breaking Bad and the play and film All the Way -- for a discussion of his memoir A Life in Parts.

Tickets are available here through the A.R.T. now, and include a copy of Cranston's new book.  

In Case You Missed It news3

In September we hosted Alan Cumming, in conversation with WGBH's Jared Bowen, for a discussion of Cumming's new book of essays and photos -- You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams. Check out the video, courtesy of the  Forum Network.

And purchase signed copies of the book (quantities are limited) here.

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The Eastern Shore:
A Novel
by Ward Just

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, hardcover 

From the National Book Award-winning author of Echo House comes the story of a young journalist in a small town who exposes the criminal past of a town haberdasher, a decision with ramifications that will haunt him throughout the rest of his career. 

Dead Feminists:
Historic Heroines in Living Color
by Chandler O'Leary and Jessica Spring


Sasquatch Books, hardcover
Based on the beloved Dead Feminists letterpress poster series, this gorgeously illustrated, illuminating look at twenty-seven feminist figures ties history's inspiring women and the challenges they faced to today's most important issues. 

American Enlightenments: 
Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason
by Caroline Winterer


Yale University Press, hardcover
In this revelatory work, Stanford historian Caroline Winterer argues that Americans followed many paths toward political, religious, scientific, and artistic enlightenment in the 1700s that were influenced by European models in more complex ways than commonly thought.
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Kids & Young Adult
The Land of Stories:
A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales 
by Chris Colfer

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, hardcover
Enter the world of fairy tales in this stunning illustrated gift book that includes more than thirty-five beloved stories and rhymes retold by #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer.
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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

by Bram Stoker


Print on Demand, paperback

Bram Stoker's Dracula is the novel that introduced the creature known as the vampire to millions. It has spawned countless imitations and references and is considered by many to be the single most important work in the vampire horror genre. 


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 Book of Strange New Things: 
A Novel
by Michel Faber
$6.99, paperback (originally $17.00)
The Book of Strange New Things
is the genre-defying story of Peter, a devoted man of faith who is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his home, and his wife Bea, left behind on earth. 
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North:
A Novel
by Richard Flanagan
$5.99, paperback (originally $16.00)
In The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan moves deftly from a Japanese POW camp to present-day Australia. This Man Booker Award-winning novel tells a story of the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age only to discover all that he has lost.
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100 Essential Thinkers
by Philip Stokes
$6.99, paperback (originally $14.99)
If it feels like studying philosophy involves learning a dizzying array of names and schools of thought, help has finally arrived. Each of the 100 entries in this user-friendly book includes a succinct overview of an important thinker's life and thought.
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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.
edited by Nathan Dunne
Originally published by Black Dog Publishing in 2008
$75.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
Andrei Tarkovsky is the most influential Soviet filmmaker of the post-war era, and one of the world's most renowned cinematic geniuses. In Tarkovsky, leading writers and filmmakers assess the relevance of his work now and the impact of visual art on his films.
Investigate, Ask, Tell, Draw, Build: 
3XN Architects
by Matteo Cainer
Originally published by Black Dog Publishing in 2007
$85.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
Investigate, Ask, Tell, Draw, Build profiles one of Europe's most exciting and innovative architecture practices, Denmark's 3XN. It explores how a practice working within the Scandinavian tradition of functionality is now one of the leading imaginative forces in European architecture.
Georges Seurat: 
The Art of Vision
by Michelle Foa
Originally published by Yale University Press in 2015
$35.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition
This beautifully illustrated study of Georges Seurat explores the artist's profound interest in theories of visual perception and analyzes how they influenced his celebrated seascape, urban, and suburban scenes.
Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for our annual Frequent Buyer Sale on November 6th! And browse many more in-store and offsite upcoming author events, updated through November.
Tickets on Sale Now:  
» Anna Kendrick (Nov 16)
»  Andy Cohen (Nov 18)
»  Zadie Smith (Nov 18)
All Upcoming Events Google Calendar 

Natasha K. Warikoo
Fri, Oct 21, 3PM
Harvard's Natasha Warikoo discusses The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities.
At Harvard Book Store
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Brit Bennett
Fri, Oct 21, 7PM
Brit Bennett reads from her highly anticipated debut novel, The Mothers -- the story of a big secret in a small community and the things that ultimately haunt us most.
At Harvard Book Store
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Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Mon, Oct 24, 6:30PM
Harvard's Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, MacArthur Prize-winning sociologist, presents Growing Each Other Up: When Our Children Become Our Teachers.
At the Cambridge Public Library
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The Harvard Square Book Circle
Mon, Oct 24, 7PM
The Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, will discuss Joan Didion's essay collection, Slouching Towards Bethlehem.
At Harvard Book Store
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Tim Wu
Tue, Oct 25, 6:30PM

Columbia's Tim Wu presents his new book The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads.
At WorkBar Cambridge
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Heather Ann Thompson
Tue, Oct 25, 7PM
Historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses her acclaimed book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in conversation with Harvard Law's Randall Kennedy.
At Harvard Book Store
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Sara Goldrick-Rab
Wed, Oct 26, 7PM
Sara Goldrick-Rab presents her book Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream.
At Harvard Book Store
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Tom Rinaldi
Thu, Oct 27, 7PM
ESPN's Tim Rinaldi discusses The Red Bandana, the story of Boston College grad Welles Crowther and his life-saving actions at the World Trade Center on 9/11.
At Harvard Book Store
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Venkatesh Narayanamurti and Toluwalogo Odumosu
Fri, Oct 28, 3PM
Professors Narayanamurti and Odumosu discuss their book Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless Frontier.
At Harvard Book Store
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Clint Smith
Fri, Oct 28, 7PM
Writer and slam poet Clint Smith presents his first full-length book of poetry, Counting Descent.
At Harvard Book Store
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