May 2017

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

Get your true-crime fix with David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon. Following events in 1920s Oklahoma, Grann’s new book explores the greed-driven killings of Osage Indians and the links to the early FBI. David Grann will be at Parnassus on May 8th to discuss the book—don’t miss it!

Into the Water

Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins, best-selling author of The Girl on the Train, is back with Into the Water. Her latest mystery follows a series of killings linked by drowning. Be prepared to stay up all night learning how it unravels.

The Leavers

Lisa Ko

Lose yourself in Lisa Ko’s gorgeous debut novel, The Leavers, about the disappearance of a single mother named Peilan. Spanning from Brooklyn to China, The Leavers weaves together the stories of Peilan and all those connected to her disappearance. Lisa Ko is definitely a writer to keep an eye on!

Make Trouble

John Waters

This year, give the graduates in your life the gift of John Waters in all of his brilliant weirdness. This edition of John Waters’s commencement address at Rhode Island School of Design includes beautiful illustrations that perfectly complement his wit.

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