New Year, New Reads from Book Culture Selects

Happy New Year! Time to set new goals, especially for how many books you want to read in 2018! You can always get a head start on your to-read list with Book Culture Selects-- we handpick our favorite new and interesting books and send them with a handwritten letter to subscribers all over the country! 

This month, there is a definite theme to our picks-- a lot of books about women in science. In the wake of phenomena like Hidden Figures, we're lucky enough to live in an era where the stories of more and more extraordinary and intelligent women are being told than ever before. It's a great time to be a reader. Check out our full list of books below:





New and Noteworthy Fiction hardcover: Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
New and Noteworthy Fiction paperback: Dark at the Crossing by Elliott Ackerman
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction hardcover: Code Girls by Lisa Mundy
New and Noteworthy Non-Fiction paperback: The Glass Universe by Dana Sobel
Life Stories: The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
Literature in Translation: The First Wife by Paulina Chiziane
Around the World: The Bone People by Keri Hulme
Poetry: Some Say the Lark by Jennifer Chang
Queer Voices: Enigma Variations by Andre Aciman
Forever Young Adult: Everless by Sara Holland
Picture Books: Windows by Julia Denos

As always, you can visit the main Selects page to learn about our programs and sign yourself or someone you love up for a year of excellent reads!
Happy reading,
Haley from BCS

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Future Home of the Living God: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062694058
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Published: Harper - November 14th, 2017

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Dark at the Crossing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971550
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Published: Vintage - November 21st, 2017

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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316352536
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Published: Hachette Books - October 10th, 2017

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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143111344
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Published: Penguin Books - October 31st, 2017

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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062430489
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 26th, 2017

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The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy Cover Image
By Paulina Chiziane, David Brookshaw (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671480
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Published: Archipelago - August 9th, 2016

The Bone People: A Novel (Penguin Ink) Cover Image
By Keri Hulme, Pepa Heller (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143116455
Availability: Not in Stock - Available for special order
Published: Penguin Books - June 29th, 2010

Some Say the Lark Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781938584664
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Published: Alice James Books - October 10th, 2017

Everless Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062653659
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Published: HarperTeen - January 2nd, 2018

Windows Cover Image
By Julia Denos, E.B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763690359
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Published: Candlewick - October 17th, 2017