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The countdown to the next Warehouse Sale has begun! Our beloved semi-annual sale at our book-filled Somerville warehouse is just a week away. 

Join us next weekend (June 24-25, 10am-7pm) for bargains galore on remainders (new books at deep discounts) and used books. Remainders will be 15% off their already marked-down prices, and used books will be an additional 70% off. Learn more here.

Also, watch your inbox for a sneak preview of some of the great books waiting to be found at the sale;  invite your friends to the event via Facebook; map out your route to 14 Park Street in Somerville; and we'll see you next Saturday and Sunday!

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You Should Have Left:
A Novel

by Daniel Kehlmann


Pantheon, hardcover

From the internationally bestselling author of Measuring the World and F, You Should Have Left is an eerily supernatural tale of a writer's emotional collapse.

Guidebook to Relative Strangers:
Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History

by Camille T. Dungy


W. W. Norton & Co., hardcover

Camille Dungy chronicles her experiences traveling across America for work with her young daughter, intensely aware of how they are seen, not just as mother and child, but as black women. With a poet's eye, she explores the vulnerable experience of raising a child while walking in the shadow of history.

Hayek vs Keynes:
A Battle of Ideas

by Thomas Hoerber


Reaktion Books, hardcover

Few thinkers better encapsulate the two polarities of economic and social thought in the twenty-first century than Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. In this book, Thomas Hoerber offers a clear historical account of the work of these two great figures of modern economic thought.
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Kids & Young Adult
Chow Mein and Potstickers
by Liselotte Schippers


Clavis, hardcover

Chan has moved to this street, all the way from China. He is going to explore the neighborhood, to meet new friends. But he never thought he would meet this many of them! Visit China, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Indonesia, Poland, Afghanistan, Turkey, Belgium, Suriname, Great Britain, South Africa, and Italy!
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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

American Culture Warriors in Africa:
A Guide to the Exporters of Homophobia and Sexism

by Rev. Dr. Kapya Kaoma


Print on Demand, paperback

American Culture Warriors in Africa is a guidebook designed to educate U.S. audiences and motivate all people of conscience to take action that interrupts the persecution of women and sexual minorities overseas.


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.
As You Wish:
Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
by Cary Elwes
$5.99, hardcover (originally $26.00)
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews.
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Life From Scratch:
A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness
by Sasha Martin
$5.99, paperback (originally $15.95)
Food blogger Sasha Martin reveals the power of cooking to bond, to empower, and to heal in this memoir about cooking her way to happiness and self-acceptance.
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The Heart of the Plate:
Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation
by Mollie Katzen
$8.99, hardcover (originally $34.99)
Mollie Katzen reinvents the vegetarian repertoire, unveiling a collection of healthful dishes -- her "absolutely most loved." The Heart of the Plate is vibrantly illustrated with photographs and original watercolors by the author herself.
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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.
Jim Crow Guide:
The Way It Was
by Stetson Kennedy
Originally published by University Press of Florida in 1991
$20.00 (paperback) in Very Good condition
Jim Crow Guide is a mock guidebook documenting  the system of legally imposed American apartheid that prevailed during what human rights reporter Stetson Kennedy calls "the long century from Emancipation to the Overcoming."
The Thousand and One Nights
translated by Edward William Lane
Originally published by C. Knight & Co. in 1839
$125.00 (3 volumes, hardcover) in Very Good condition
This three volume edition of The Thousand and One Nights is translated from the Arabic, with copious notes by Edward William Lane and illustrated by many hundred wood engravings, from original designs by William Harvey.
H. P. Lovecraft:
A Life
by S. T. Joshi
Originally published by Necronomicon Press in 1996
$20.00 (paperback) in Very Good condition
Leading Lovecraft scholar S. T. Joshi sets the record straight on the legendary horror author's life -- from Lovecraft's early interests in science, mythology, and literature to the literary, philosophical, and cultural legacy his work has left behind. 
Upcoming Events
Our  Summer Warehouse Sale is nearly here! And browse many more  upcoming events, now updated through  July and August, plus some sneak peeks at September.
Tickets on Sale Now:  
»  Neal Stephenson &
   Nicole Galland (Jun 19)  
» Sherman Alexie (Jun 23)
» Jonny Sun (Jul 12)
All Upcoming Events Google Calendar 

Pamela Paul
Mon, Jun 19, 7PM
The New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul presents My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues -- a memoir about the stories that have shaped her life.
At Harvard Book Store
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Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland
Mon, Jun 19, 7PM
Neal Stephenson -- the author of Cryptonomicon, Anathem, and the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle -- and Nicole Galland present their co-written book, The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.: A Novel. It's a near-future thriller combining history, science, magic, mystery, intrigue, and adventure
At First Parish Church
$5 Tickets
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Arundhati Roy
Tue, Jun 20, 7PM

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At Old South Church, Boston
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Angelica Baker
Thu, Jun 22, 7PM
Debut novelist Angelica Baker presents Our Little Racket -- the story of five women whose lives are dramatically changed by the downfall of a financial titan -- joined in conversation by Stuart Nadler, author of Wise Men, The Book of Life, and The Inseparables.
At Harvard Book Store
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Sherman Alexie
Fri, Jun 23, 7PM
National Book Award-winning poet, novelist, and performer Sherman Alexie (author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian) reads from his memoir, You Don't Have to Say You Love Me.
At First Parish Church
$5 Tickets
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Fiction Fridays
Fridays This Summer
15% off new fiction!
At Harvard Book Store
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The Next Harvard Square Book Circle
Mon, Jun 26, 7PM
In June the Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, will discuss Dorothy L. Sayers's detective novel Gaudy Night.
At Harvard Book Store
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