Pat's Favorites

Pat, who not only worked at Waterstones (Britain's biggest book chain) in England, but runs her own B&B (The One Cat in the beating heart of urban Brattleboro), has a very eclectic range of reading tastes:

 

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America (ABC) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781368008389
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Published: Kingswell - September 5th, 2017

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat.


Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveler! Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143129776
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Published: Penguin Books - June 6th, 2017

Packed with real science and fueled by imagination, a beautifully illustrated guide to traveling in our solar system


Claw the System: Poems from the Cat Uprising Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781449495626
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 16th, 2018

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of I Could Pee on This, Francesco Marciuliano, comes a lesson from cats in resistance. 

Cats are done with humans' crap. For too long they have put up with baby talk, the humiliation of holiday costumes, and the social injustice of being told, "No." They will not sleep through this anymore.


Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062899545
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Published: Ecco - October 23rd, 2018

A new, deluxe edition of Kitchen Confidential to celebrate the life of Anthony Bourdain. The book will feature a brand new introduction, a Q&A with Ecco publisher and Bourdain’s long-time editor Daniel Halpern. Interior pages are hand-annotated by Anthony Bourdain himself. The interior will also feature a brand new drawing by Ralph Steadman.


Night of Camp David Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525567103
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Published: Vintage - November 20th, 2018

 “What would happen if the president of the U.S.A. went stark-raving mad?” Back by popular demand, The New York Times calls the 1965 bestselling political thriller by the author of Seven Days in May, “A little too plausible for comfort.”
 


Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224827
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Published: Penguin Books - May 29th, 2018

“I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size.” —Jon Stewart

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. 

 


New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781781085783
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Published: Solaris - March 12th, 2019

Anthology of contemporary stories by emerging and seasoned writers of many races

There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns,” proclaimed Octavia E Butler.

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color showcases emerging and seasoned writers of many races telling stories filled with shocking delights, powerful visions of the familiar made


Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781613747964
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - October 1st, 2013

2014 Locus Awards Finalist, Nonfiction Category
 

In this hip, accessible primer to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism, author Ytasha Womack introduces readers to the burgeoning community of artists creating Afrofuturist works, the innovators from the past, and the wide range of subjects they explore.