Erica's Essentials: 2019

Inland: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812992861
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Published: Random House - August 13th, 2019

Based on a true and truly fantastical wild west story, Inland is cinematic, sternly gorgeous, truly wonderful.
 


Quichotte: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132982
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Published: Random House - September 3rd, 2019

This novel, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, is about All The Things, but especially death and junk culture and death due to junk culture. It's hilarious, brilliant, sharp: a compulsive read.
 


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

You gotta hand it to him: The Body will keep you abreast of all things anatomical with Bryson's trademark cheeky, belly-laugh inducing style.
 


Feast Your Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501197840
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Published: Scribner - April 16th, 2019

Here's a novel with Sally Mann all over it. Messy and crisp at once, this novel is about how mothers are artists and what who gives up to be which.


Lampedusa: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374212247
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 17th, 2019

This novel is a brilliant reflection on aging and creativity, loss and beauty. Sicily's landscape is a main character. I loved this above all the novels I read this year.


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541332
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

Nobel-prize winning author novelizes animal rights, pissed-off women, the art of translation all via linguistic hijinks of the first order. A comic view of a broken-ass world.


The Warlow Experiment: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545334
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Published: Doubleday - August 20th, 2019

Grade A-plus historical fiction. We who are champing for Mantel's next can be quietened for a bit with The Warlow Experiment.
 


The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

This wonderful novel is about families: what we do to each other, how we love each other, how we repeat our mistakes, how if we're lucky, we find forgiveness. It's a heart-book. You can't not love it.