Holiday Suggestions

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Complete list of holiday books on sale (by subject category) | Conditions of sale

*Use HOLLY40 discount code. Offer expires midnight EST, January 6, 2017.


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New & Recent Best-Sellers

bookjacketThe Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm:
The Complete First Edition
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm, Translated and edited by Jack Zipes
Illustrated by Andrea Dezsö

bookjacketAlan Turing: The Enigma
The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game
Andrew Hodges

The Years of Insight
Reiner Stach
Translated by Shelley Frisch

The Decisive Years
Reiner Stach
Translated by Shelley Frisch

The Early Years
Reiner Stach
Translated by Shelley Frisch

bookjacketThe New York Nobody Knows:
Walking 6,000 Miles in the City
William B. Helmreich

bookjacketThe Brooklyn Nobody Knows:
An Urban Walking Guide
William B. Helmreich

bookjacketWelcome to the Universe:
An Astrophysical Tour
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss & J. Richard GottDezsö

bookjacketLiving on Paper:
Letters from Iris Murdoch, 1934–1995
Iris Murdoch
Edited by Avril Horner & Anne Rowe

bookjacketHow to Grow Old:
Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Translated and with an introduction by Philip Freeman

bookjacketHow to Win an Argument:
An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Selected, edited, and translated by James M. May

bookjacketA Savage War:
A Military History of the Civil War
Williamson Murray & Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh

bookjacketThe Joy of SET:
The Many Mathematical Dimensions of a Seemingly Simple Card Game
Liz McMahon, Gary Gordon, Hannah Gordon & Rebecca Gordon

Henry D. Thoreau
Edited by J. Lyndon Shanley
With an introduction by John Updike

bookjacketFashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
Roger Penrose

bookjacketThe Amazons:
Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World
Adrienne Mayor

bookjacketPhishing for Phools:
The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller

bookjacketIrrational Exuberance:
Revised and expanded third edition
Robert J. Shiller

bookjacketThe Great Escape:
Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality
Angus Deaton

bookjacketThe Transformation of the World:
A Global History of the Nineteenth Century
Jürgen Osterhammel
Translated by Patrick Camiller

bookjacketWhat W. H. Auden Can Do for You
Alexander McCall Smith


bookjacketWorld War I and American Art
Edited by Robert Cozzolino, Anne Classen Knutson & David M. Lubin
With contributions by Pearl James, Amy Helene Kirschke, Alexander Nemerov, David Reynolds & Jason Weems

bookjacketThe Grammar of Ornament:
A Visual Reference of Form and Colour in Architecture and the Decorative Arts
The complete and unabridged full-color edition
Owen Jones

bookjacketBosch and Bruegel:
From Enemy Painting to Everyday Life
Bollingen Series XXXV: 57
Joseph Leo Koerner

The Times of Lewis Hine
Alexander Nemerov

bookjacketSkies of Parchment, Seas of Ink:
Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts
Edited by Marc Michael Epstein

The History of Color
Michel Pastoureau

The History of Color
Michel Pastoureau

bookjacketAtlas of Cities
Edited by Paul Knox

bookjacketArt and the Second World War
Monica Bohm-Duchen

bookjacketPicasso and Truth:
From Cubism to Guernica
T. J. Clark

The Life of an Idea
Bill T. Jones

Birds & Natural History

bookjacketSilent Sparks:
The Wondrous World of Fireflies
Sara Lewis

bookjacketFollowing the Wild Bees:
The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting
Thomas D. Seeley

bookjacketThe Warbler Guide
Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle

bookjacketGarden Insects of North America:
The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs
Whitney Cranshaw

The Ultimate Guide
Tui De Roy, Mark Jones & Julie Cornthwaite

bookjacketThe Bee:
A Natural History
Noah Wilson-Rich

bookjacketLost Animals:
Extinction and the Photographic Record
Errol Fuller

bookjacketBeetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans

bookjacketTrees of Eastern North America
Gil Nelson, Christopher J. Earle & Richard Spellenberg
Illustrations by David More
Edited by Amy K. Hughes

bookjacketTrees of Western North America
Richard Spellenberg, Christopher J. Earle & Gil Nelson
Illustrations by David More Edited by Amy K. Hughes

bookjacketThe Passenger Pigeon
Errol Fuller

Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy
Mark P. Witton

bookjacketTen Thousand Birds:
Ornithology since Darwin
Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny & Bob Montgomerie

Popular Science

bookjacketThe Serengeti Rules:
The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters
With a new Q&A with the author
Sean B. Carrolln

bookjacketHow to Clone a Mammoth:
The Science of De-Extinction
Beth Shapiro

bookjacketThe Quotable Feynman
Richard P. Feynman
Edited by Michelle Feynman
With a foreword by Brian Cox and reflections on Richard Feynman by Yo-Yo Ma

bookjacketCreating Symmetry:
The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns
Frank A. Farris

The Eruption That Changed the World
Gillen D’Arcy Wood

Inventor of the Electrical Age
W. Bernard Carlson

The Science of Champagne
Revised edition
Gérard Liger-Belair

The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Revised edition
Richard P. Feynman

bookjacketThe Future of the Brain:
Essays by the World’s Leading Neuroscientists
Edited by Gary Marcus & Jeremy Freeman

Holiday Miscellany

bookjacketThe Quotable Kierkegaard
Edited by Gordon Marino

bookjacketThe Quotable Jefferson
Collected & Edited by John P. Kaminski

bookjacketThe Quotable Thoreau
Edited by Jeffrey S. Cramer

bookjacketThe Ultimate Quotable Einstein
Collected and edited by Alice Calaprice

bookjacketCooking for Crowds
40th Anniversary edition
Merry White

Stocking Stuffers under $10.00

bookjacketHow to Win an Election:
An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians
Quintus Tullius Cicero
Translated and with an introduction by Philip Freeman

bookjacketHow to Run a Country:
An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders
Quintus Tullius Cicero
Selected, translated, and with an introduction by Philip Freeman

Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays
Joel Waldfogel

bookjacketOn Bullshit.
Harry G. Frankfurt

Ai Weiwei
Edited by Larry Warsh

bookjacketThe Amazing World of Flyingfish
Steve N. G. Howell

Anthony Carelli

Austin Smith

bookjacketThe Godfather Doctrine
A Foreign Policy Parable
John C. Hulsman & A. Wess Mitchell

File created: 11/16/2016