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Shannon Carlin is a pop culture journalist. I wrote a book! Witches Run Amok: The Oral History of Disney's "Hocus Pocus" @hyperionavebook

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Book Cover for: All Fours, Miranda July

All Fours

Miranda July
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Filmmaker, artist, and best-selling author Miranda July’s first novel in a decade is an intimate, fearless, and sexy coming-of-middle-age story about a woman hellbent on reinventing herself.

Hardcover, 2024

$29.00$14.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: We Loved It All: A Memory of Life, Lydia Millet

We Loved It All: A Memory of Life

Lydia Millet
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With great passion and indignation, the acclaimed novelist takes aim at corporations whose greed has endangered the world’s wildlife. With her mournful yet often hopeful rumination on our current state of existence, Millet reminds us that we are not alone in this world.

Hardcover, 2024

$27.99$13.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Great Divide, Cristina Henriquez

The Great Divide

Cristina Henriquez
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a panoramic view of the 1907 construction of the Panama Canal. With great empathy, Henríquez, whose father is originally from Panama, writes of the sacrifices and challenges the migrants, laborers, and locals made for the waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Hardcover, 2024

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: I'm Mostly Here to Enjoy Myself: One Woman's Pursuit of Pleasure in Paris, Glynnis MacNicol

I'm Mostly Here to Enjoy Myself: One Woman's Pursuit of Pleasure in Paris

Glynnis MacNicol
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By giving herself over to her indulgences, MacNicol learns to live her best life. With her book, she encourages others to do the same.

Hardcover, 2024

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Bee Sting, Paul Murray

The Bee Sting

Paul Murray
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Murray’s latest is a tragicomedy in the vein of his 2010 best seller Skippy Dies. Balancing humor with devastation, he creates a portrait of a fractured family attempting to survive their personal struggles amid what increasingly feels like the end of the world.

Hardcover, 2023

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Uptown Local: Joy, Death, and Joan Didion: A Memoir, Cory Leadbeater

The Uptown Local: Joy, Death, and Joan Didion: A Memoir

Cory Leadbeater
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He writes honestly of the depression, addiction, and trauma stemming from an abusive childhood that made it hard for him to get up everyday. The book is a touching tribute to an unlikely friend and mentor who changed his life and writing in ways he could have never imagined.

Hardcover, 2024

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Cemetery of Untold Stories, Julia Alvarez

The Cemetery of Untold Stories

Julia Alvarez
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In The Cemetery of Untold Stories, acclaimed writer Alma Cruz inherits a piece of her homeland, the Dominican Republic…Mystical and moving, The Cemetery of Untold Stories shows why some stories must be told no matter how hard you try to bury them.

Hardcover, 2024

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock, Jenny Odell

Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock

Jenny Odell
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Odell shows how the clock we live by is built for profit, not people. And she warns that if we don’t leave it behind, it will destroy us... Odell’s journey to find the best way to use our limited time on earth is an eye-opening look at what it really means to be alive.

Hardcover, 2023

$28.99$14.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Accordion Eulogies: A Memoir of Music, Migration, and Mexico, Noé Álvarez

Accordion Eulogies: A Memoir of Music, Migration, and Mexico

Noé Álvarez
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In his poignant new memoir, Álvarez traces the history of the titular instrument in hopes of better understanding his own family’s mysterious lineage. With empathy and humor, the author dares to find the root cause of his generational trauma with the hope of breaking the cycle.

Hardcover, 2024

$26.00$13.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book