Books we love at University Bookstore
A bold and controversial book about Asian Americans finding an identity in America.
One of the most intriguing, puzzling, post apocalyptic books I've read in years!
An incredibly frank memoir of growing up on the Texas prairie at the turn of the century.
So pretty, I bought one. I keep it by my bedside just to look at it.
This book invites us all to go back to bygone eras and "dine" in the company of history's greatest writers.
This book is a memorable journey into a forgotten chapter of American history.
Rough House is truly one of the best books I've read all year.
If you loved the TV series-the book is even better.
Dolly Parton is a national treasure.
Themes of class, justice, and gender in a tighly woven, gut wrenching story set in modern India.
These beautifully crafted poems tug at your heart and brain.
Bright, brutal, funny, frightening - how the adjectives tumble out! (Mine not the author's.)
Pick up this book to let go of all your creative hang-ups!!
A heady blend of detective pulp and steampunk set in an alternative version of Cairo, Egypt.
This book, originally published in Brazil in 1881, has been one of my most enjoyable reads this year.
One of our best contemporary novelists asks this and other questions of herself in another dazzling short novel.
Reads like a thriller-but it happened!
Clearly written and deeply personal.
This National Lampoon strip is edgy, raunchy, sly, funny, outrageous, & really quite pretty
...this collection offers every sort of woodsy wander and fictional forest. A treasure.
A very entertaining read about the history and myths surrounding the landmark.
Que Mai captures both the beauty and the brutality with elegant lyricism and a great deal of heart.
This is a book of aching beauty.
A literal war of words erupts between two twin sisters over their shared obsession with grammar and their father's copy of the Webster's Dictionary.
Zorrie is a book for all of us everyday people living our extraordinarily everyday lives in inextraordinary times.
A gorgeous collection of Mexican folk art from the largest collection of Latino art at the Mexican Museum in San Francisco-it's inspiring!
Endearing and enchanting! This book made me laugh and cry and love pigeons!
A journalist learns poker in a year and competes at the highest levels. Facinating!
A remarkable man with many talents-one of his best was telling a good story.
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Beautiful poetry collection perfect for walking in the woods.
The first novel by the undisputed Queen of the Russian emigre writers in France. Superb.
One of the greatest practitioners of the post war novella.
A facinating account of the race to bring the railroads to the west coast in the 19th century.
Eula Biss has an uncanny ability to see what's hidden in plain sight. Here she wonders why the trappings of success-house, career, etc.-lead her to an unexpected feeling of discomfort. There's a lot to think about here!
A good, readable history of the Mexican Revolution.
Cheers to John Banville for writing a mystery based on CLUE!
The greatest adventure novel in Western Literature, in the first new translation in 100 years. Robin Bass has scraped off the barnacles and restored what the Victorian English thought too shocking. A whole pastry case of delights!
My Favorite recent translation of the great comic novel...funny, beautifully faithful to not just the novelist and his time, but to the reader looking for adventure! Viva Quixote!
Musician, actor, artist, and all around unique guy John Lurie's facinating memoir of his time in NYC's downtown music/film/art scene of the 1980s.