2022 Nantucket Book Festival

Whaling Captains of Color: America's First Meritocracy Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9781682475096
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - June 15th, 2020

The history of whaling as an industry on this continent has been well-told in books, including some that have been bestsellers, but what hasn't been told is the story of whaling's leaders of color in an era when the only other option was slavery. Whaling was one of the first American industries to exhibit diversity.


The Book of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #4) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982151485
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 12th, 2021

Master storyteller Alice Hoffman brings us the conclusion of the Practical Magic series in a spellbinding and enchanting final Owens novel brimming with lyric beauty and vivid characters.

The Owens family has been cursed in matters of love for over three-hundred years but all of that is about to change.


Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501131738
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Published: Scribner - February 4th, 2020

“A vibrant memoir of race, violence, family, and manhood…a virtuosic wail of a book” (The Boston Globe), Survival Math calculates how award-winning author Mitchell S.


The Plot: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250790767
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Published: Celadon Books - May 11th, 2021

** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! ** The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick **

"Insanely readable."
—Stephen King

Hailed as "breathtakingly suspenseful," Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot is a propulsive read about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it.


How Beautiful We Were: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132425
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Published: Random House - March 9th, 2021

A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company in this sweeping, inspiring novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers.


All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
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Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.


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Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062947369
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Published: Dey Street Books - March 8th, 2022

The New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran returns with a guide to the power of literature in turbulent times, arming readers with a resistance reading list, ranging from James Baldwin to Zora Neale Hurston to Margaret Atwood.


Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781982174026
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Published: Scribner - October 27th, 2020

A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2020

A concise, brilliant, and trenchant examination of Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s successful lifelong quest for the presidency by National Book Award winner Evan Osnos.

President Joseph R. Biden Jr.


An Especially Good View: Watching History Happen Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781735996806
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Published: Platform Books, LLC - June 1st, 2021

In more than five decades as a reporter, editor and publisher, Peter Osnos has had an especially good view of momentous events and relationships with some of the most influential personalities of our time.


The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #17) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250145260
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 24th, 2021

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
AARP The Magazine – Recommended Summer Reading
CNN – A Most Anticipated Book of August
Bustle – A Most Anticipated Book of August


Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel


You’re a coward.


Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525562177
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Published: Viking - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.” The Boston Globe

 


The Beauty of Living Twice Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525656760
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Published: Knopf - March 30th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Not your typical Hollywood autobiography. Brutally honest, restless and questing.” 
O, The Oprah Magazine

 
Sharon Stone tells her own story: a journey of healing, love, and purpose.