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Shakespeare Requirement
A sequel to the prize-winning Dear Committee Members finds newly appointed English department chair Jason Fitger navigating his wife's affair with his boss, budget cuts, a formidable department secretary and a Shakespeare scholar who refuses to retire.

New: $23.36

You're on an Airplane: A Self-mythologizing Memoir
From the "Queen of the Indies" and star of Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show, Woody Allen's Café Society and Irrational Man—and cult classics including Party Girl and Dazed and Confused—comes an irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and eccentric illustrations. It's hard not to love Parker Posey. A singularly gifted actress with a wickedly funny personality that belies her movie star status, her cross-generational fame stems from starring roles in such unforgettable movies as Dazed and Confused, Party Girl, and You've Got Mail, and her recurring roles in Christopher Guest's mockumentaries, including his most recent, Mascots, on Netflix. With remarkable candor and a refreshing perspective on life in the spotlight, Posey opens up about the art of acting, life on the set, and the realities of its accompanying fame. She explores her relationships with brilliant directors like Christopher Guest and Woody Allen, as well as the nerves and expectations that come with the territory. A funny and authentic childhood prepared Posey for a life of creating and entertaining, which not only extends to acting but to the craft of pottery, sewing, collage, yoga and cooking, all of which readers will find in this highly entertaining book. In You're On an Airplane, Posey delves into her personal style--unique, famously inspiring, and never indebted to trends--as well as her approach to everyday life on and off set. Laugh-out-loud advice from her legendary Greenwich Village therapist Mildred Newman appears alongside poignant portrayals of painful relationships and the love she has for her dog, Gracie. For fans of Nora Ephron's spot-on commentary, Jenny Lawson's absurdly comical foibles, Amy Sedaris's unexpectedly hilarious quips, and Carrie Brownstein's cool-girl appeal, You're On an Airplane proves Posey has a voice that will enchant fans and old and new alike.

New: $25.20

A dark tale of violence, faith and loss follows the experiences of a young Korean-American woman at an elite university who is drawn into acts of domestic terrorism by a cult with ties to North Korea.

New: $23.40

Burden: A Preacher, a Klansman, and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern South
Tells the true story of a man who started a controversial museum honoring the Ku Klux Klan and the African-American family who took him in after he had changed his ways and ended up broke and homeless, in a book that inspired the forthcoming motion picture starring Forest Whitaker. Movie tie-in.

New: $23.40

Our Homesick Songs
Aidan and Martha Conner and their children Cora and Finn, residents of a once-idyllic fishing community decimated by mysteriously dwindling fish populations, each struggles in their own way to survive in a town they may soon need to abandon.

New: $23.40

So Much Life Left Over
A closely knit group of British men and women struggle to cope with the world, and their own traumas, in the aftermath of World War I. By the author of Corelli's Mandolin.

New: $24.26