Keenly Anticipated November – December

With what promises to be our last list of Keenly Anticipated titles this season, it is important to remember that we’ve already seen postponements, and with books due out so late in the year, we can only try our best to get them before the holidays.


Call us or email us to pre-order anything that catches your eye!


Twelve Caesars by Mary Beard



From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years.


Expected in store soon!

Essential New York Times Cook Book by Amanda Hesser



All the best recipes from 150 years of distinguished food journalism—a volume to take its place in America’s kitchens alongside Mastering the Art of French Cooking and How to Cook Everything.


Due Nov. 9

Brothers in Arms by James Holland



In the spirit of Stephen Ambrose’s famed bestselling book Band of Brothers, celebrated military historian James Holland chronicles the experiences in WWII of the legendary tank regiment, the Sherwood Rangers.


Due Nov. 16

North American Maps for Curious Minds



The Maps for Curious Minds series is back-with 100 vivid infographic maps that transform the way we understand the cultural and geographical wonders of North America.


Due Nov. 23

These Precious Days: Essays by Ann Patchett



The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays.


Due Nov. 23

A Cook’s Book by Nigel Slater



From the first jam tart Nigel made with his mum standing on a chair trying to reach the Aga, through to what he is cooking now, this is the ultimate Nigel Slater collection brimming with over 200 recipes.


Due Nov. 30

Essays Two by Lydia Davis



A collection of essays on translation, foreign languages, Proust, and one French city, from the master short-fiction writer and acclaimed translator Lydia Davis.


Due Nov. 30


The Churchill Sisters by Rachel Trethewey



As complex in their own way as their Mitford cousins, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s daughters each had a unique relationship with their famous father. Rachel Trethewey’s biography, The Churchill Sisters, tells their story.


Due Dec. 7


The Bright Ages by Matthew Gabriele and David Perry



A lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common misperceptions of the European Middle Ages, showing the beauty and communion that flourished alongside the dark brutality—a brilliant reflection of humanity itself.


Due Dec. 7

The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed



Booker Prize finalist and based on a true event: The Fortune Men is an intimate and harrowing novel about the last man in Cardiff to be sentenced to death.


Due Dec. 14


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