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Hampton Sides presents The Wide Wide Sea

From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook’s death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day.

The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook By Hampton Sides Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385544764
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook’s death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day.


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Jessica Fisher for Daywork

Thursday, March 28th – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at The Lyric!

Showtime: 6 pm

Learn more about the show's lineup here

Can't make it? Reserve a signed copy of Daywork: Poems here. Personalization available.

Daywork: Poems By Jessica Fisher Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781639550722
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 19th, 2024

A meditation on art's longevity and the brevity of human life from the highly acclaimed, award-winning author of Frail-Craft and Inmost.Jessica Fisher brings "the faraway close," through ruthless yet tender interrogations of possibility and permanence.


Boyce Upholt presents The Great River: The Making & Unmaking of the Mississippi

A sweeping history of the Mississippi River—and the centuries of human meddling that have transformed both it and America.

 

Join us in welcoming award-winning journalist and author Boyce Upholt for his new book The Great River: The Making and Unmaking of the MississippiMonday, July 1st at 5:30PM at Off Square Books.

The Great River: The Making and Unmaking of the Mississippi By Boyce Upholt Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780393867879
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 11th, 2024

A sweeping history of the Mississippi River—and the centuries of human meddling that have transformed both it and America.


Katherine Center presents The Rom-Commers

The New York Times bestselling author Katherine Center's next laugh out loud, feel good rom-com about writing your own story.

Emma’s rewriting his love story. But can she rewrite her own?

 

Join us in welcoming New York Times bestselling author Katherine Center for her new novel The Rom-CommersThursday, June 20th at 5:30PM at Off Square Books. 

The Rom-Commers: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250283801
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 11th, 2024

Featuring beautiful spray-painted edges with vibrant designed endpapers.

The New York Times bestselling author Katherine Center's next laugh out loud, feel good rom-com about writing your own story.

She’s rewriting his love story. But can she rewrite her own?


Ace Atkins in conversation with Michael Farris Smith Don't Let the Devil Ride

“An instant Southern noir classic” –S.A. Cosby 

S.A. Cosby meets Don Winslow in the breakout thriller from New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins. A Memphis woman hires a PI to find her missing husband, only to discover that he is involved in a dangerous web of international intrigue—and she and her children are now at risk.

Hell is empty…and Addison McKellar’s husband is missing.

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Don't Let the Devil Ride: A Novel By Ace Atkins Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063293380
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow - June 25th, 2024

“An instant Southern noir classic” –S.A. Cosby 


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Ashley Elston for First Lie Wins

REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK | #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“This fast-paced read has everything you could want in a thriller: secret identities, a mysterious boss and a cat & mouse game that kept me guessing the whole way through.”—Reese Witherspoon

Evie Porter has everything a nice, Southern girl could want: a perfect, doting boyfriend, a house with a white picket fence and a garden, a fancy group of friends. The only catch: Evie Porter doesn’t exist.
First Lie Wins: Reese's Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Ashley Elston Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593492918
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - January 2nd, 2024

REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK | #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“This fast-paced read has everything you could want in a thriller: secret identities, a mysterious boss and a cat & mouse game that kept me guessing the whole way through.”—Reese Witherspoon


Oxford Conference for the Book x THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Kaveh Akbar for Martyr!

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • A newly sober, orphaned son of Iranian immigrants, guided by the voices of artists, poets, and kings, embarks on a remarkable search for a family secret that leads him to a terminally ill painter living out her final days in the Brooklyn Museum. Electrifying, funny, and wholly original, Martyr! heralds the arrival of an essential new voice in contemporary fiction.

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Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593537619
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Published: Knopf - January 23rd, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • A newly sober, orphaned son of Iranian immigrants, guided by the voices of artists, poets, and kings, embarks on a remarkable search for a family secret that leads him to a terminally ill painter living out her final days in the Brooklyn Museum. Electrifying, funny, and wholly origin


Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn in conversation with Kristi Livingston for Exclusion and the Chinese American Story

Until now, you've only heard one side of the story, but Chinese American history extends far beyond the railroads. Here's the true story of America, from the Chinese American perspective.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

Exclusion and the Chinese American Story (Race to the Truth) By Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593567630
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2024

Until now, you've only heard one side of the story, but Chinese American history extends far beyond the railroads. Here's the true story of America, from the Chinese American perspective.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection


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