Kathleen Recommends

If you’ve ever enjoyed any of the puzzles, games, cards, and many other non-book items The Book Stall has to offer, you can thank Kathleen! In addition to being our non-book item buyer for the past 6 years, Kathleen is an avid reader of both nonfiction and fiction, especially mysteries. This spring she welcomed her first grandchild, Jack, who is already blossoming into quite the little reader!
 

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Let Me Tell You What I Mean Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593318485
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Published: Knopf - January 26th, 2021

*A New York Times Best Seller*
 
From one of our most iconic and influential writers: a timeless collection of mostly early pieces that reveal what would become Joan Didion's subjects, including the press, politics, California robber barons, women, and her own self-doubt.
 


The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans:  A Story of Love and War Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358117858
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 29th, 2020

The untold story of the three intelligent and glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference in February 1945, and of the conference’s fateful reverberations in the waning days of World War II.
 
Tensions during the Yalta Conference in February 1945 threatened to tear apart the wartime alliance among Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Chur


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The Boy in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062946393
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year | An O Magazine Best Book of the Year


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The Children's Blizzard: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399182280
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 12th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife comes a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especially schoolchildren.


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This Is Happiness Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635574203
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 3rd, 2019

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST and REAL SIMPLE

A profound and enchanting new novel from Booker Prize-longlisted author Niall Williams about the loves of our lives and the joys of reminiscing.


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Housekeeping (Fortieth Anniversary Edition): A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250769763
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Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award

A modern classic, Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, the eccentric and remote sister of their dead mother.


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The Lying Life of Adults Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781609455910
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Published: Europa Editions - September 1st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES & NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A BEST BOOK OF 2020


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Angle of Repose Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101872765
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Published: Vintage - November 4th, 2014

An American masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner—a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national past.


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Hamnet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life… here is a novel … so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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The Gift of Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781602860742
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Published: Hachette Books - May 5th, 2009

In the tradition of celebrated wartime storytellers Somerset Maugham and Graham Greene, Tan Twan Eng's debut novel casts a powerful spell.


The Survivors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250232427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller

“As always, Harper skillfully evokes the landscape as she weaves a complicated, elegant web, full of long-buried secrets ready to come to light.”
-The New York Times Book Review

Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences.