Dog Days with Book Culture Selects

Ah, summer. Love is in the air, the birds are singing, every subway platform is oppressively hot, and everyone is on the lookout for some great summer reading! Never fear-- we have plenty of suggestions. Our booksellers are constantly reading the newest and most interesting things in the hopes of sending them as part of Book Culture Selects! With nine programs for adults (x) and two new ones for children (x) (x), there's no shortage of great reads making their way across the country to our voracious subscribers. 

Check out our selections for June and July-- a few of which may look familiar if you've been reading the Times Book Review lately! You never know, one might make it onto your summer reading list.

June Selections



New and Noteworthy Fiction Hardcover:
Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
New and Noteworthy Fiction Paperback: The Mother by Yvette Edwards
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction Hardcover: Mozart's Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction Paperback: The Midnight Assassion by Skip Hollandsworth
Forever Young Adult: A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge
Literature in Translation: Moving the Palace by Charif Majdalani
Around the World: The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
Life Stories: Theft by Finding by David Sedaris
Poetry: Extracting the Stone of Madness by Alejandra Pizarnik

July Selections




New and Noteworthy Fiction Hardcover: 
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
New and Noteworthy Fiction Paperback: The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction Hardcover: The Boy Who Loved Too Much by Jennifer Latson
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction Paperback: Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich
Forever Young Adult: The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid
Literature in Translation: The Attempt by Magdalena Platzova
Around the World: Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje
Life Stories: You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
Poetry: The Beauty by Jane Hirshfield
Picture Books: If I Had a Little Dream by Nina Laden

Visit the main Selects page to learn more about all our available programs, and to get started with your own subscription today!

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Salt Houses Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544912588
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 2nd, 2017

The House at the Edge of Night Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988130
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Published: Random House Trade - June 20th, 2017

The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476774046
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 20th, 2017

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812982527
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Published: Random House Trade - May 2nd, 2017

The Diabolic Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481472678
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2016

The Attempt Cover Image
By Magdalena Platzova, Alex Zucker (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781942658085
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - May 10th, 2016

Running in the Family Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679746690
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Published: Vintage - November 30th, 1993

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316270755
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Published: Little Brown and Company - June 13th, 2017

The Beauty: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780345806857
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 21st, 2017

If I Had a Little Dream Cover Image
By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481439244
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 7th, 2017

Ginny Moon Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778330165
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Published: Park Row Books - May 2nd, 2017

The Mother Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062440815
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Published: Amistad Press - May 9th, 2017

Mozart's Starling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316370899
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 4th, 2017

The Midnight Assassin: The Hunt for America's First Serial Killer Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250118493
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Published: Picador USA - April 11th, 2017

A Face Like Glass Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781419724848
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Published: Amulet Books - May 9th, 2017

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Moving the Palace Cover Image
By Charif Majdalani, Edward Gauvin (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781939931467
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Published: New Vessel Press - April 18th, 2017

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The Nakano Thrift Shop Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609453992
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Published: Europa Editions - June 6th, 2017

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316154727
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 30th, 2017

Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972 Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780811223966
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - January 25th, 2016