January 2018

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Mary Beard

There is no better time in which to explore the origins of misogyny and no better woman to do it than Mary Beard. This book explores the roots of sexism from the classical age to today’s climate in the thoroughly researched, accessible fashion for which Beard is renowned.

The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin

A novel brimming with love, mysticism, and mortality, The Immortalists is a stunning accomplishment. The Gold children sneak out to meet a mystic, and the fortunes they receive go on to guide their entire lives. For the reader who loves being swept up in a story about familial bonds and the power of belief. See Chloe Benjamin at Parnassus books on January 20. See Chloe Benjamin at Parnassus books on January 20.

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Daniel H. Pink

What is it about timing? We spend our lives cursing and praising its magic. But what if it’s not magic? Daniel Pink has pulled from psychology, biology, and economics to write a compulsively readable book that argues timing isn’t luck but science, and who wouldn’t want practical methods for creating their own perfect timing.

Winter: A Novel

Ali Smith

After Autumn comes Winter, the next installment in a brilliant Seasonal Quartet by Man Booker Prize finalist Ali Smith. With this stunning portrait of time, lovers of literary fiction will be engrossed in the prose and ephemeral language and atmosphere of Winter.

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