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Min Jin Lee
Previous price: $18.99 Current price: $17.99
A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle). NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 * A USA T... Read More about
As featured in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The A.V. Club, Nerdist, Gizmodo, Ultimate Classic Rock, and more Weird Al Yankovic is one of music's most beloved figures. A skilled accordion player and songwriter, the California native is known for his meticulous parodies of popular songs, hila... Read More about
Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for NonfictionTIME's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020Publishers Weekly, Best Books of 2020New York Times New & Noteworthy Audiobooks Lit Hubs Most Anticipated Books of 2020Starred Review Publishers WeeklyStarred Review Shelf Awareness "Is Rape a Crime? is b... Read More about
Les Payne, Tamara Payne
Current price: $21.95
An epic, award-winning biography of Malcolm X that draws on hundreds of hours of personal interviews and rewrites much of the known narrative. Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to create an unprecedented portr... Read More about
Amy Tan
Current price: $17.00
“The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writer and still remains hugely inspirational.” —Kevin Kw... Read More about