Peter's Top Nine Brilliant Books of 2015

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Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age Cover Image
By Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman (Foreword by), Amanda Palmer (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781940450469
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: McSweeney's - November 24th, 2015

If we wrote a blueprint for Brilliant Books' online philosophy, this would be it.

In short - give people information they might find useful and enjoyable, and they will likely find a way to reward you for it.

(And you do! Thank you!)

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Please, Mr. Panda Cover Image
By Steve Antony, Steve Antony (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545788922
Availability: Ships Today - Not Currently In-Store
Published: Scholastic Press - December 30th, 2014

Delightful story of Mr. Panda trying to share his cookies with his friends. Check out the lovely book trailer:

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Crap Taxidermy Cover Image
By Kat Su
ISBN: 9781607748205
Availability: Ships Today - Not Currently In-Store
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 9th, 2014

No book caused more laughter at the register than Crap Taxidermy. It also found its way on to our Top Ten best sellers list.

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How to Relax (Mindfulness Essentials #5) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781941529089
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Published: Parallax Press - September 18th, 2015

This pocket-sized series from Thich Nhat Hanh, with original two color illustrations by Jason DeAntonis, teaches the reader how to Relax; Walk; Eat; Love; and Sit.

How to Relax shows how critical it is to regularly interrupt the hub-bub and routine of our lives to stop, relax mindfully, and recharge.

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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316199988
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

The deserved Caldecott winner.

A wonderful told and beautifully illustrated tale of finding one's place in the world.

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A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz: A Memoir Cover Image
By Goran Rosenberg, Sarah Death (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781590516072
Published: Other Press - February 24th, 2015

We constantly need reminding of the Holocaust, lest we forget it.

Here is an extraordinary tale of surviving after the realization that one has survived.

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The Price of Salt, or Carol Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393325997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 2004

With the release of the movie Carol, Highsmith's masterpiece gets a well deserved new audience, perhaps unaware that her exploration of transgresive sex pre-dates Nabokov and took new risks in American literature.

A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393351699
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2015