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Featured Adult Nonfiction Preorders

Most upcoming books are available for pre-order; our offerings are not limited to the books listed below.

If you add a book to your cart while ordering online, please indicate if you only want it if it is signed, or only want it if it is a first edition.

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South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062977403
Availability: Coming soon - PRE-ORDER NOW!
Published: Ecco - January 25th, 2022

“An elegant meditation on the complexities of the American South—and thus of America—by an esteemed daughter of the South and one of the great intellectuals of our time. An inspiration.”


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A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316558792
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 5th, 2021

There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.
 
If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.


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An Abolitionist's Handbook: 12 Steps to Changing Yourself and the World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250272973
Availability: Coming soon - PRE-ORDER NOW!
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 25th, 2022

In AN ABOLITIONIST’S HANDBOOK, Cullors charts a framework for how everyday activists can effectively fight for an abolitionist present and future.


The Pioneer Woman Cooks—Super Easy!: 120 Shortcut Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, and More Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062962768
Availability: On our shelves
Published: William Morrow Cookbooks - October 19th, 2021

#1 New York Times bestseller

Bring the family together—and take it easy on yourself!


These Precious Days: Essays Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063092785
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Harper - November 23rd, 2021

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


Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250135971
Availability: On our shelves
Published: St. Martin's Press - November 2nd, 2021

"Dyson’s work clearly comes from a deep well of love—for his country, for his people and for the intellectual and cultural figures he admires." —New York Times

"Entertaining Race is a splendid way to spend quality time reading one of the most remarkable thinkers in America today."
Speaker Nancy Pelosi


Termination Shock: A Novel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063028050
Availability: On our shelves
Published: William Morrow - November 16th, 2021

From Neal Stephenson — who coined the term "metaverse" in his 1992 novel Snow Crash — comes a sweeping, prescient new thriller that transports readers to a near-future world in which the greenhouse effect has inexorably resulted in a whirling-dervish troposphere of superstorms, rising sea levels, global flooding, merciless heat waves, and virulent, deadly pandemics.


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How to Be Heard Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062845931
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Published: Harper - February 15th, 2023

Roxane Gay, the prominent novelist, New York Times bestselling author of Hunger and Bad Feminist, cultural critic, and columnist provides practical guidance for everyone who wants to use their voice to write powerful work to share with the world.