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What’s in the Shop Window?

One of the things we want www.bookden.com to do is to give site visiters an idea of what’s going on in the store. We are a real bookstore after all. So explore the links below to see what’s in the window, on the tables, and on the front book cases.

The Windows:

The Windows

The Used Books window

The New Books window

The New Hardcover Shelves

New Hardcover Shelves

Fiction

Non-fiction

The New Paperback Tables

New Paperbacks

Fiction

Non-fiction

Noteworthy

New Deborah Harkness on sale Tuesday

July 14, 2014
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The highly anticipated The Book of Life  concludes Deborah Harkness’ All Souls Trilogy. In the final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.

 
 

Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

July 14, 2014

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The Nobel-prizing winning South African author passed away in Johannesburg.  Read the BBC’s obituary here.  She has always been a favorite at the Book Den. Click here for a list of titles in stock.

 
 

Nice little collection of German poetry, etc

June 11, 2014

German

Most of these were published by Insel Verlag, a German publisher in Leipzig. The format of small books by worthy authors and poets  was copied by Penguin when they created their King Penguin editions. These in turn were part of the inspiration for the Modern Library.

Bertold Brecht. Liebesdichte. Insel-Bucherie Nr. 852.

Rainer Maria Rilke. Das Stunden-Buch. Insel Taschenbuch 2.

Rainer Maria Rilke. Duineser Elegian. Suhrkamp Verlag.

Walter Benjamin. Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften. Insel-Bucherie Nr. 812.

Heinrich Heine. Gedichte. Insel-Bucherei Nr. 637.