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!
 

Staff Books: 

The Latecomer: A Novel By Jean Hanff Korelitz Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250790798
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Celadon Books - May 31st, 2022

*A New York Times Notable Book of 2022*
*A Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction*
*An NPR Best Book of the Year*


Dilettante: True Tales of Excess, Triumph, and Disaster By Dana Brown Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593158487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Ballantine Books - March 22nd, 2022

A witty, insightful, and delightfully snarky blend of pop culture meets memoir meets real-life Devil Wears Prada as readers learn the stories behind twenty-five years at Vanity Fair from the magazine’s former deputy editor


French Braid: A novel By Anne Tyler Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593321096
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf - March 22nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning author—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild in our pandemic present.


Booth By Karen Joy Fowler Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593331439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 8th, 2022

Best Book of the Year
Real Simple • AARP • USA Today

Longlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize

From the Man Booker finalist and bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves comes an epic and intimate novel about the family behind one of the most infamous figures in American history: John Wilkes Booth.


The Sentence By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


The House of Special Purpose: A Novel by the Author of The Heart's Invisible Furies By John Boyne Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635421774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Other Press - August 17th, 2021

From the author of The Heart’s Invisible Furies and The Absolutist, a propulsive novel of the Russian Revolution and the fate of the Romanov family. 
 


The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Nathan Harris Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461245
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Back Bay Books - May 3rd, 2022

An Instant New York Times bestseller / An Oprah’s Book Club Pick
 
In the spirit of The Known World and The Underground Railroad, an award-winning “miraculous debut” (Washington Post) about the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever


Sorrow and Bliss: A Novel By Meg Mason Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063049581
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - February 9th, 2021

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction!

"Brilliantly faceted and extremely funny. . . . While I was reading it, I was making a list of all the people I wanted to send it to, until I realized that I wanted to send it to everyone I know." — Ann Patchett


Housekeeping (Fortieth Anniversary Edition): A Novel By Marilynne Robinson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250769763
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
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.


Angle of Repose By Wallace Stegner Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101872765
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
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.


The Gift of Rain: A Novel By Tan Twan Eng Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781602860742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
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.