Original Bliss

Original Bliss

"Kennedy is a world class writer."--The New York Times Book ReviewA brilliant American debut from one of Scotland's most acclaimed writers, named by Granta...

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Troubled Sleep

Troubled Sleep

Powerfully depicts the fall of France in 1940, and the anguished response of the French people to the German occupation. Translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins....

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The Ada Poems

The Ada Poems

A dazzling story of obsessive love emerges in Cynthia Zarin’s luminous new book inspired and inhabited by the title character of Nabokov’s novel Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, who was the lifelong...

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After Dark, My Sweet

After Dark, My Sweet

William Collins is very handsome, very polite, and very friendly. He is also dangerous when aroused. Now Collins, a one-time boxer with a lethal "accident" in his...

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Free Ride

Free Ride

We live in a gotcha media culture that revels in exposing the foibles and hypocrisies of our politicians. But one politician manages to escape this treatment, getting the...

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Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

These 17 short stories represent the best of Brodkey's work over three decades.

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Maximum City

Maximum City

A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insider’s view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld...

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The King in the Tree

The King in the Tree

A master of literary transformation, Pulitzer Prize-winner Steven Millhauser turns his attention to the transformations of love in these three hypnotic novellas. While ostensibly...

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Remainder

Remainder

A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it.Then, one night, an ordinary sight sets off...

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No Name in the Street

No Name in the Street

This stunningly personal document and extraordinary history of the turbulent sixties and early seventies displays James Baldwin's fury and despair more deeply than...

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Folktales from India

Folktales from India

An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods...

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Telephone Poles and Other Poems

Telephone Poles and Other Poems

WHEN, five years and five books of fiction ago, THE CARPENTERED HEN, John Updike’s first collection of verse, was published, Phyllis McGinley wrote: “I have been happily...

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A River Town

A River Town

Fleeing to Australia to escape the repressive life of British-controlled Ireland, Tim Shea is alarmed by his new home's equally stifling social order and its inclination...

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Darkness Visible

Darkness Visible

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression....

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Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers

An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George...

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The Enigma of Arrival

The Enigma of Arrival

The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one...

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Terror and Consent

Terror and Consent

Philip Bobbitt follows his magisterial Shield of Achilles with an equally provocative analysis of the West's struggle against terror. Boldly stating that the primary driver of terrorism...

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The Ice Balloon

The Ice Balloon

In 1897, at the height of the heroic age of Arctic exploration, the visionary Swedish explorer S. A. Andrée made a revolutionary attempt to discover the North Pole...

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The Pencil

The Pencil

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around...

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AMERICA BY DESIGN

AMERICA BY DESIGN

Hailed a “significant contribution” by The New York Times, David Noble’s book America by Design describes the factors that have shaped...

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Brave New World

Brave New World

A towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society—and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless...

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Cairo

Cairo

When throngs of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square to demand the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime, Ahdaf Soueif—author, journalist, lifelong progressive—was...

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Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

The most comprehensive field guide available to the Pacific Northwest--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.This...

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