July 26, 2020
Week 19: $1.99 Ebook Sale
by Amelia Stymacks
The Ghost Network
One minute insanely famous pop singer Molly Metropolis is on her way to a major performance in Chicago, and the next, she’s gone, her cell phone found abandoned. Suspenseful and wildly original, The Ghost Network is a novel about larger-than-life fantasies—of transportation, love, sex, pop music, amateur detective work, and personal reinvention.
The Nike Effect
The dramatic exposé of how the University of Oregon sold its soul to Nike, and what that means for the future of our public institutions and our society.
The Science Delusion
One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture.
Nora Ephron: The Last Interview
Packed with her characteristic wit, wisdom, and charm, this collection of interviews with Nora Ephron celebrates one of the most beloved voices in American film and letters.
In 1862, ambitious scientist James Glaisher set out to do the impossible: ascend higher into the skies than ever before to establish his ground-breaking research. Written in his own words, The Aeronauts chronicles Glaisher’s incredible flights and discoveries first hand.
A novel about glamour, surveillance, and corruption in contemporary Cuba, from an internationally bestselling author — who has never before been translated into English
The Bone Man
At a wildly popular chicken shack in the Austrian countryside, where snooty Viennese gourmands go to indulge their secret passion for fried chicken, a gruesome discovery is made in the pile of chicken bones waiting to be fed into the basement grinder: human bones.
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it.
James Baldwin: The Last Interview
Collected here are significant interviews from other moments in Baldwin’s life, including an in-depth interview conducted by Studs Terkel shortly after the publication of Nobody Knows My Name. These interviews showcase, above all, Baldwin’s fearlessness and integrity as a writer, thinker, and individual, as well as the profound struggles he faced along the way.
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The Kids Are All Left
Young voters overwhelmingly favor the Left, and the margins are at an unprecedented and overwhelming scale. In The Kids Are All Left, political scientist David Faris proves beyond any doubt that this isn’t just a typical generational trend that will even out over time and explores the policy transformations that young Americans will pursue.
Amelia Stymacks is the director of digital marketing at Melville House.