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THE RIB KING virtutal book launch - Ladee Hubbard in conversation with Jami Attenberg

Event date: 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

Zoom on line

“Ladee Hubbard’s voice is a welcome original.”
—Mary Gaitskill

Join us virtually for an exciting evening celebrating the launch of author Ladee Hubbard's highly anticipated new novel, THE RIB KING. She will appear in conversation with author Jami Attenberg.

Octavia Books Bestsellers - Week Ending Saturday, January 9, 2021

Here are thIs week's bestsellers at Octavia Books (including pre-orders):

I Wanna Do That!: The Magic of Mardi Gras Marching Krewes Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781733634151
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Susan Schadt Press LLC - November 17th, 2020

The move from spectator to participant is a quantum leap. Yet each Mardi Gras in New Orleans, thousands of people make that leap, abandoning inhibition and reveling in the ever-growing creative phenomenon of marching krewes.


The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * THE WASHINGTON POST * NPR * PEOPLE * TIME MAGAZINE* VANITY FAIR * GLAMOUR 



The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.


New Orleans Architecture: Volume IX: Carrollton Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780807174210
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: LSU Press - December 2nd, 2020

An essential reference guide to one of New Orleans's most iconic Uptown neighborhoods, New Orleans Architecture: Volume IX documents the remarkable architectural history of the former city of Carrollton, once the seat of Jefferson Parish and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

WINNER — 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION • TIME Magazine — 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020 • A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 and Editors' Choice Selection • Best Books of 2020: NPR, Washington Post, Library Journal, Chicago Public Library •  Excerpted in The New Yorker • Longlisted — Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction •


Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"

Oprah's Book Club Pick

Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine

Washington Post Notable Novel


The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559474
Availability: Backordered
Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

WASHINGTON POST “FEEL-GOOD BOOK GUARANTEED TO LIFT YOUR SPIRITS”

New York Times bestseller | Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick!


The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Winner of the William Dean Howells Medal
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
Over One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of t


Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062434029
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - May 12th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller!


Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735213616
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 26th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020

Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR
 


Untamed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984801258
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over one million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)


The Wife Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250245496
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 5th, 2021

Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

“Compulsively readable...a gothic thriller laced with arsenic.” ––EW


The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735224650
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - October 6th, 2020

Best Book of 2020
New York Times |NPR | New York Post

"This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet . . . Its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post


The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594487330
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
 
An O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF 2020
 
FINALIST FOR THE STORY PRIZE 


LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE

ONE OF THE NEW YORKER BOOK CRITIC'S FAVORITE FICTION OF THE YEAR


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765387561
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
USA TODAY BESTSELLER
NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER
#1 Indie Next PickOctober 2020

Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


Outlawed Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575422
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 5th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK
A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK

"A masterpiece." - R.O. Kwon

The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West.


The Couch Potato Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller * An Instant Indie Bestseller * An Indie Next List Selection


Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333849
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - January 12th, 1999

A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece, “a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century” (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds
 


Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

From the award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.


This Is Your Time Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593378526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges—who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans—inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter.


Birds of Louisiana & Mississippi Field Guide Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781591932437
Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Adventure Publications - February 1st, 2011

Learn to Identify Birds in Louisiana and Mississippi


Cat Kid Comic Club: From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.


A Streetcar Named Desire Cover Image
By Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller (Introduction by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811216029
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions - September 17th, 2004

The Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Circle Award winning play—reissued with an introduction by Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman and The Crucible), and Williams' essay "The World I Live In."


Peter's Chair Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140564419
Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - August 1st, 1998

The award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends from the Caledcott Medal-winning author, Ezra Jack Keats. Peter has a new baby sister. First his father paints Peter’s old cradle pink, then his crib. Then his parents want to paint Peter’s chair! “Let’s run away, Willie,” he says to his dog. And they do.


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