Staff Picks

Favorites from Parnassus booksellers, updated monthly. For past staff picks, check out our blog, Musing.

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James: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385550369
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Published: Doubleday - March 19th, 2024

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Like Happiness: A Novel By Ursula Villarreal-Moura Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250882837
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Published: Celadon Books - March 26th, 2024

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The Tree Doctor: A Novel By Marie Mutsuki Mockett Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781644452776
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 19th, 2024

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These Letters End in Tears: A Novel By Musih Tedji Xaviere Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781646221868
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Published: Catapult - March 12th, 2024

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The House on Biscayne Bay By Chanel Cleeton Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593440513
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Published: Berkley - April 2nd, 2024

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Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop: A Novel By Hwang Bo-reum, Shanna Tan (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hwang Bo-reum, Shanna Tan (Translated by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781639732425
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 20th, 2024

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Worry: A Novel By Alexandra Tanner Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781668018613
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Published: Scribner - March 26th, 2024

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Begin Again: A Novel By Helly Acton Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063345348
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Published: Avon - April 2nd, 2024

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Finding Margaret Fuller: A Novel By Allison Pataki Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593600238
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 19th, 2024

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Burma Sahib: A Novel By Paul Theroux Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063297548
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Published: Mariner Books - February 6th, 2024

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Rainbow Black: A Novel By Maggie Thrash Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063286870
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 19th, 2024

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The Underground Library: A Novel By Jennifer Ryan Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593500385
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 12th, 2024

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Just for the Summer By Abby Jimenez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538704431
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Published: Forever - April 2nd, 2024

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This Could Be Us (Skyland) By Kennedy Ryan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538706824
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Published: Forever - March 5th, 2024

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Here We Go Again: A Novel By Alison Cochrun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781668021194
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2024

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The Husbands: A Novel By Holly Gramazio Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385550611
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Published: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2024

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Ready or Not: A Novel By Cara Bastone Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593595718
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - February 13th, 2024

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Charlie Hustle: The Rise and Fall of Pete Rose, and the Last Glory Days of Baseball By Keith O'Brien Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593317372
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Published: Pantheon - March 26th, 2024

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We Loved It All: A Memory of Life By Lydia Millet Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781324073659
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2024

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The Manicurist's Daughter: A Memoir By Susan Lieu Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250835048
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Published: Celadon Books - March 12th, 2024

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The Moon That Turns You Back: Poems By Hala Alyan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063317475
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Published: Ecco - March 12th, 2024

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You Are Here: Poetry in the Natural World By Ada Limón (Editor) Cover Image
By Ada Limón (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571315687
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 2nd, 2024

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Theophanies By Sarah Ghazal Ali Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781949944587
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Published: Alice James Books - January 16th, 2024

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The Secret History of Bigfoot: Field Notes on a North American Monster By John O’Connor Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781464216633
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 6th, 2024

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You Get What You Pay For: Essays By Morgan Parker Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511441
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Published: One World - March 12th, 2024

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To the Linksland (30th Anniversary Edition) By Michael Bamberger Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781668020586
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - March 19th, 2024

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The Moth Presents: A Point of Beauty: True Stories of Holding On and Letting Go By The Moth (Editor), Mike Birbiglia (Foreword by) Cover Image
By The Moth (Editor), Mike Birbiglia (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593139035
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Published: Crown - March 19th, 2024

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JoyFull: Cook Effortlessly, Eat Freely, Live Radiantly (A Cookbook) By Radhi Devlukia-Shetty Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982199722
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - February 27th, 2024

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The Black Box: Writing the Race By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593299784
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Published: Penguin Press - March 19th, 2024

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There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593448793
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Published: Random House - March 26th, 2024

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Full of Myself: A Graphic Memoir About Body Image By Siobhán Gallagher Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524867683
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 2nd, 2024

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The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory: American Evangelicals in an Age of Extremism By Tim Alberta Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063226883
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Published: Harper - December 5th, 2023

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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals By Saidiya Hartman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393357622
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 14th, 2020

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My Private Property By Mary Ruefle Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781940696515
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Published: Wave Books - September 5th, 2017