Allison's Picks

Allison began working at Malaprop's in June 2018. Her best friend is Humphrey Bogart the boston terrier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Killing and Dying Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781770463097
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - February 6th, 2018

Convenience Store Woman Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802128256
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

Bad Behavior: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781439148877
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2009

I Love Dick (Native Agents) Cover Image
By Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles (Foreword by), Joan Hawkins (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781584350347
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Published: Semiotext(e) - July 14th, 2006

How to Build a Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062335982
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 30th, 2015

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250118035
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Published: Picador - June 6th, 2017

Sophie Calle: True Stories: Sixth Edition Cover Image
By Sophie Calle (Artist)
$20.00
ISBN: 9782330093037
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Published: Actes Sud - May 22nd, 2018

The Pisces: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524761554
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Published: Hogarth - May 1st, 2018

Written by the real-life human behind the twitter account @sosadtoday.

 

Pee yourself laughing hysterically funny but also an honest glimpse into the anxiety and anguish of life, adulthood, womanhood, and loneliness. It's NOT what you think it is going to be about from the blurb - trust me, it will surprise you. 


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My Year of Rest and Relaxation Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525522119
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Published: Penguin Press - July 10th, 2018

The Travelling Cat Chronicles Cover Image
By Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780451491336
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Published: Berkley - October 23rd, 2018

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Annihilation: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374104092
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: FSG Originals - February 4th, 2014

Sourdough: or, Lois and Her Adventures in the Underground Market: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250192752
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Published: Picador - September 18th, 2018

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616206420
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

Stoner Cover Image
By John Williams, John McGahern (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590171998
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Published: NYRB Classics - June 20th, 2006

The Lover Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780375700521
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Published: Pantheon - September 8th, 1998

The Conspiracy against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horror Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143133148
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - October 2nd, 2018

The Future Won't Be Long: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735222489
Availability: Special Order - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Viking - August 15th, 2017

I Hate the Internet Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780996421805
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Published: We Heard You Like Books - February 7th, 2016

Summer of Hate (Semiotext(e) Native Agents) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781584351139
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Published: Semiotext(e) - August 3rd, 2012

The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393343144
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 13th, 2012

Bluets Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781933517407
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Published: Wave Books - October 1st, 2009

Milkman: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450000
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 4th, 2018

Alien Virus Love Disaster: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781618731494
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Published: Small Beer Press - August 21st, 2018

Wild Milk Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780997366686
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Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - October 1st, 2018

Literally Show Me a Healthy Person Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780999218600
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tyrant Books - September 12th, 2017

Wuthering Heights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062870599
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Harper Perennial - September 4th, 2018

Madame Bovary Cover Image
By Gustave Flaubert, Geoffrey Wall (Translated by), Geoffrey Wall (Introduction by), Geoffrey Wall (Notes by), Michele Roberts (Preface by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780140449129
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

The Voyeurs Cover Image
By Gabrielle Bell, Aaron Cometbus (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780984681402
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Published: Uncivilized Books - September 4th, 2012

Sailor Moon 1 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781935429746
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kodansha Comics - September 13th, 2011

Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780936756615
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Published: Semiotext(e) - December 1st, 1990

McGlue: A Novella Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525522768
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Published: Penguin Books - January 8th, 2019

After the Winter Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895255
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 4th, 2018

Strange Weather in Tokyo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640090163
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 14th, 2017

The Crying of Lot 49 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060913076
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2006

Gravity's Rainbow (Classics Deluxe Edition): (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Thomas Pynchon, Frank Miller (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143039945
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006

Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802131379
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Published: Grove Press - January 13th, 1994

Blood and Guts in High School Cover Image
By Kathy Acker, Chris Kraus (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127624
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Published: Grove Press - November 21st, 2017

If You Won't Read, Then Why Should I Write? (Success and Failure) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780985508500
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Published: Penny Ante Editions - September 11th, 2012

Fragments of Horror Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781421580791
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - June 16th, 2015

Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe Cover Image
By Thomas Ligotti, Jeff VanderMeer (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143107767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - October 6th, 2015

The Piano Teacher Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802144614
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - October 1st, 2009

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By H. P. Lovecraft, S. T. Joshi (Introduction by), S. T. Joshi (Notes by), Travis Louie (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143106487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - September 27th, 2011

Sea Monsters Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781936787869
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Catapult - February 5th, 2019

Aridjis' intelligence and skill is palpable--she writes prose with the imbued poetry of night, darkness, the sea, the movement of the waves, and danger of the currents. The place, the time, the cultural and literary references are all sublime. All in all, an absorbing, memorable read.


Lolita (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679723165
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - March 13th, 1989

Something Bright, Then Holes: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781593762308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soft Skull Press - June 12th, 2018

Uzumaki (3-in-1, Deluxe Edition): Includes vols. 1, 2 & 3 Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781421561325
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: VIZ Media LLC - October 15th, 2013

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Seiobo There Below Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780811219679
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions - September 24th, 2013

Nothing but the Night Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781681373072
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: NYRB Classics - February 12th, 2019