Jessica

Jessica

Bookshop owner, avid reader, cat herder, a little eccentric.

Working hard to build the best bookshop possible for Savannah and beyond.  Supporter of local authors and artists.  Lifelong lover of the written word.

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The Door (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translated by), Ali Smith (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590177716
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Published: NYRB Classics - January 27th, 2015

The Door, disturbing and wonderful at the same time.  It expolores the relationship between two very different woman, one an academic and the other a housekeeper, and the ties that develop over the years.  


Len Rix’s prizewinning translation of The Door at last makes it possible for American readers to appreciate the masterwork of a major modern European writer.


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Moshi Moshi Cover Image
By Banana Yoshimoto, Asa Yoneda (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640090156
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 14th, 2017

"A beautiful translation...Yoshimoto deploys a magically Japanese light touch to emotionally and existentially tough subject matter: domestic disarray, loneliness, identity issues, lovesickness...[a] nimble narrative." ―ELLE


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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne Cover Image
By Brian Moore, Mary Gordon (Afterword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590173497
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Published: NYRB Classics - June 15th, 2010

If you like obscure British literature, stories about somewhat distrubed, middleaged church ladies, then this is the book for you!


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Circe Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780553510669
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2019

Book two in The Book Of Dust  series, the strory picks up with Lyra at University.  If you love Pullman's work this instalment does not disappoint, it will definitely leave you waiting impatiently for the next book!


The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781101870600
Availability: Backordered
Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2019

The Towers of Trebizond: A Novel (FSG Classics) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374533632
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 30th, 2012

One of the best opening lines ever!  This book is an Anglophile's dream.  Do you love a good theological debate?  Does the question of predetermination keep you up some nights?  Do you enjoy the absurd?  Well then, this might be the book for you.


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Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374272081
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Published: MCD - March 3rd, 2020

Beautiful and weird and wonderful! If you love Hawaii and magical realisim this book is for you!


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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

So good! You have to read this!


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The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
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Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

Haunting Story. Completely different from Station Eleven. Someone else please read! I need to discuss.