Saturday, May 10, 2014

new books at gulf of maine - early May

Hello Friends,
we are going to put up lists of new arrivals of interest here at Gulf of Maine Books every 2 weeks or so, just for fun, If this is of interest, please check back once in awhile, or subscribe -

New arrivals in paperback:
Dave Eggers' novel The Circle
Susan Conley's Paris Was The Place
Michael Paterniti's The Telling Room - a tale of love, betrayal, revenge, and the world's greatest piece of cheese
Michael Pollan's Cooked
Two new books for kids by Brunswick author Kate Egan, with Magician Mike Lane - The Vanishing Coin, and The Incredible Twisting Arm
And a new book by Brunswick native Maddy Butcher Gray, "A Rider's Reader - Exploring horse sense, science and sentiment" Gary blurbed the book on the back cover -
"Anyone interested in horses - living with them, caring for them, trying to understand them, or riding them, will come away informed and entertained by A Rider's Reader"

New hardcover fiction includes
Peter Matthiessen's In Paradise (we also have in stock This Way For the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen, by Tadeusz Borowski, to which Matthiessen refers frequently in his novel)
Bowdoin grad Anthony Doerr's All The Light We Cannot See
Maine novelist Lily King's Euphoria (a novel of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson)
and Jo Nesbo's The Son

also received :
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century
Two books for the microbial world inside you:
Missing Microbes - How the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues, by Martin Blaser
Honor Thy Symbionts by Jeff Leach

Poetry from around the world:
Galician poet Chuz Pato's new Secession (with Canadian translator Erin Moure's responses)
Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail's Iraqi Nights
and The Tatters by Brenda Coultas
and the selected correspondence of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder

also Roz Chast's graphic memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant
and Caravaggio's Pitiful Relics - from Yale University, a study by Todd Olson of paintings that "placed particular importance on sacred relics and the glorification of martyred saints"
Just a taste of what is new and interesting this week!


Blogger Ellie O'Leary said...

Thanks for the list. I hope to see you at the reading on Memorial Day.

7:47 AM  
Blogger susan t. landry said...

I think the list is a great idea...thank you!

9:20 AM  

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