Free worldwide delivery with every order
Welcome back (Sign out)

Back Bay Books

203 items
Sort & refine results
  • Dinosaurs Divorce by Laurie Krasny Brown
    Dinosaurs Divorce (English, Paperback) Laurie Krasny Brown, Marc Brown

    Text and illustrations of dinosaur characters introduce aspects of divorce such as its causes and effects, living with a single parent, spending holidays in two separate households, and adjusting to a stepparent.

    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman
    Utopia for Realists (English, Paperback) Rutger Bregman

    Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today....

    More details
  • The Power by Naomi Alderman
    The Power (English, Paperback) Naomi Alderman

    What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power?...

    $15.19 $16.99
    More details
  • When Violence Is the Answer by Tim Larkin
    When Violence Is the Answer (English, Paperback) Tim Larkin

    In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is-it's the only answer. ...

    More details
  • Miracle Workers by Simon Rich
    Miracle Workers (English, Paperback) Simon Rich

    Craig and Eliza, two underpaid angels in the Department of Miracles, try to stop God, the CEO of Heaven, Inc., from destroying Earth by striking a deal with him to get the two most socially awkward humans on the planet to fall in love.

    More details
  • Daughters of the Winter Queen by Nancy Goldstone
    Daughters of the Winter Queen (English, Paperback) Nancy Goldstone

    The thrilling family saga of five unforgettable women who remade Europe...

    More details
  • Harriet Tubman by Catherine Clinton
    Harriet Tubman (English, Paperback) Catherine Clinton

    One of the most important and enduring figures in the history of 19th century America, the legendary conductor on the Underground Railroad whose courageous exploits have been described in countless books for young readers, is here revealed for the first time as a singular and complex character, a woman who defied simple categorisation. |In this, the first major biography of Harriet Tubman in more...

    More details
  • The Stories Of Breece D'j Pancake by Breece D'J. Pancake
    The Stories Of Breece D'j Pancake (English, Paperback) Breece D'J. Pancake

    Breece D'J Pancake cut short a remarkably promising career when he took his own life in 1979 at the age of twenty-six. In 1983 the posthumous publication of this book - a collection of stories that depict, with astonishing power and grace, the world of Pancake's native rural West Virginia - electrified the literary world with a force that still resounds across two decades. 'One is tempted to...

    More details
  • Hold Still by Sally Mann
    Hold Still (English, Paperback) Sally Mann


    $17.37 $18.99
    More details
  • The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
    The Pale King (English, Paperback) David Foster Wallace

    The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling. And he has arrived at a moment when forces within...

    More details
  • Lou Reed by Anthony Decurtis
    Lou Reed (English, Paperback) Anthony Decurtis

    The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed...

    More details
  • Showboat by Roland Lazenby
    Showboat (English, Paperback) Roland Lazenby

    The definitive portrait of Kobe Bryant, from the author of Michael Jordan. "Lazenby's detailed research and fantastic writing paint a complex, engaging picture of one of the NBA's greats." (Kurt Helin, Pro Basketball Talk, NBC Sports) Eighteen-time All-Star, scorer of 81 points in a single game, MVP, and one of the best shooting guards in NBA league history: Kobe Bryant is among basketball's...

    More details
  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
    Infinite Jest (English, Paperback) David Foster Wallace

    The story of an intelligent but zany dysfunctional family is set in a drug-and-alcohol addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy and follows such themes as heartbreak, philosophy, and advertising.

    More details
  • Hank Williams by Colin Escott
    Hank Williams (English, Paperback) Colin Escott

    In his brief life, Hank Williams created one of the defining bodies of American music. He has sold millions of records and became the model for virtually all country music that followed. But by the time of his death at the age of 29, he had drugged and philandered his way through two messy marriages and was sacked from his headline spot on the Grand Ole Opry. In this newly updated edition, Escott...

    $16.25 $18.00
    More details
  • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
    Less (English, Paperback) Andrew Sean Greer

    A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE...

    More details
  • The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
    The Winds of War (English, Paperback) Herman Wouk

    Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation....

    More details
  • When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
    When Will There Be Good News? (English, Paperback) Kate Atkinson

    On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason's family slowly wanders home along a country lane. A moment later, Joanna's life is changed forever......

    More details
  • Absolute Friends by John Le Carre
    Absolute Friends (English, Paperback) John Le Carre

    An absolutely triumphant bestseller-everywhere hailed as the masterpiece toward which John le Carre has been building since the fall of communism. This thrilling tale of Joyaity, betrayal and international espionage spans the lives of two friends from the not-torn West Berlin of the 1960s to the grimy looking-glass of Cold War Europe to the present day of terrorism and uncertain new...

    More details
  • Love and Longing in Bombay by Vikram Chandra
    Love and Longing in Bombay (English, Paperback) Vikram Chandra

    On the heels of his award-winning and extravagantly praised first novel, RED EARTH AND POURING RAIN, Vikram Chandra offers five ingeniously linked stories--a love story, a mystery, a ghost story, and other tales spun by an elusive narrator sitting in a smoky Bombay bar. Critics around the world have embraced the book as a major work by this exciting young writer.

    More details
  • Jung by Deirdre Bair
    Jung (English, Paperback) Deirdre Bair

    This authoritative biography reveals the untold truth about Jung's secret work for the Allies during World War II, his controversial affair with one of his patients, and the contents of his private papers, as well as never before published photos.

    More details