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Bargain Books

Thanks to those of you who shop our Bargain section for making 2019 a year that far surpassed sales from 2018 (our first year for the Bargain section).  If you are new to the website/store, be sure to check out the bargain books on the 2nd floor coffee shop level.  New titles arrive every few weeks!

These were our top ten bargain bestsellers during 2019:

1.  New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie

2.  Stylized: A Slightly Obsessive History of Strunk & White's The Elements of Style by Mark Garvey

3.  Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose by Constance Hale

4.  Making a Point: The Persnickety Story of English Punctuation by David Crystal

5.  Ultimate Bicycle Owner's Manual: The Universal Guide to Bikes, Riding, and Everything for Beginner and Seasoned Cyclists by Eben Weiss

6.  The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel

7.  Eating Words: A Norton Anthology of Food Writing, edited by Sandra Gilbert

8.  My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, edited by Ronald Rice

9.  My Father's Tears by John Updike

10.  American Political Tradition: And the Men Who Made It by Richard Hofstadter

 

Top ten bestsellers for the month of December, 2019:

1.  BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, & Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show, edited by Ellen Blackstone  $7.98, in stock

2.  Yellow Wallpaper  by Charlotte Perkins Gilman,  $3.98, in stock

3.  My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop, edited by Ronald Rice, $4.98, in stock.

4.  Six American Poets: An Anthology edited by Joel Conarroe, $5.98, in stock

5.  Farnsworth's Classical English Rhetoric by Ward Farnsworth, $6.98, in stock

6.  Drunks: An American History by Christopher Finan, $6.98, in stock

7.  Warblers and Other SongBirds of North America by Paul Sterry, $6.98, in stock

8.  In the Shadow of Edgar Allen Poe: Classic Tales of Horror, 1816-1914 edited by Leslie Klinger, $4.98, in stock

9.  Talking God: Philosophers on Belief  by Gary Gutting, $5.98, in stock

10. Anatomy of a Song by Marc Myers, $7.98, in stock

Jeanne, Bargain Buyer

 

        A Sampling of New & Favorite Bargain Titles

John Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000 (LOA #301) (Library of America John Ashbery Edition #2) Cover Image
By John Ashbery, Mark Ford (Editor)
$14.98
ISBN: 9781598535358
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Library of America - September 6th, 2017

Classic Children's Tales: 150 Years of Frederick Warne Cover Image
$7.98
ISBN: 9780241198711
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Warne - October 6th, 2015

The Yellow Wallpaper (Legend Classics) Cover Image
$3.98
ISBN: 9781787198326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Legend Times Group - April 1st, 2019

Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans Au of... Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9780316831307
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - September 23rd, 1998

The City and the House: A Novel Cover Image
By Natalia Ginzburg, Cynthia Zarin (Foreword by)
$4.98
ISBN: 9781628728958
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arcade - February 5th, 2019

War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9781592409693
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - October 18th, 2016

Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9781472914118
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - January 30th, 2018

The Fish and the Cat Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9781616895051
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - April 17th, 2018

When I Whistle Cover Image
$3.98
ISBN: 9780720614374
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peter Owen Publishers - March 1st, 2012

The Superior Person's Complete Book of Words Cover Image
$7.98
ISBN: 9781567925906
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - October 20th, 2016

A Study in Scarlet (Legend Classics) Cover Image
$4.98
ISBN: 9781787198289
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Legend Press - September 1st, 2019

Six American Poets: An Anthology Cover Image
By Joel Conarroe (Editor)
$5.98
ISBN: 9780679745259
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - December 6th, 1993

Drunks: An American History Cover Image
$6.98
ISBN: 9780807001790
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - June 27th, 2017

The Intelligent Woman's Guide: To Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism Cover Image
By Bernard Shaw, Polly Toynbee (Foreword by)
$6.98
ISBN: 9781847492432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alma Books - April 1st, 2013

Wish You Were Here Cover Image
$3.98
ISBN: 9780330535847
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2012

Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9781479830213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York University Press - August 1st, 2014

Hey Willy, See the Pyramids Cover Image
$5.98
ISBN: 9781681371689
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NYR Children's Collection - September 12th, 2017