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The Anatomy Lesson

The Anatomy Lesson

A single day in Amsterdam, 1632. The Surgeons’ Guild has commissioned a young artist named Rembrandt to paint Dr. Nicolaes Tulp as he performs a medical dissection. In...

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Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992

Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992

Anna Deavere Smith's stunning new work of "documentary theater" in which she uses verbatim the words of people who experienced the Los Angeles riots to expose and...

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Bread and Butter

Bread and Butter

Britt and Leo have spent ten years establishing Winesap as the best restaurant in their small Pennsylvania town. They cater to their loyal customers, they don’t sleep with the...

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Stringer

Stringer

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuœciñski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world’s...

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His Ownself

His Ownself

In His Ownself, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of his legendary career as a sportswriter and novelist. Here we see Dan's hone his craft, from his high school paper through...

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Raising Steam

Raising Steam

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Steam is rising over Discworld. . . .   Mister Simnel has produced a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses...

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Belle Cora

Belle Cora

In the home where Arabella Godwin was raised it is forbidden to speak her name, and her picture is turned to the wall. But in the turbulent America of the 1850s,...

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Boy in the Twilight

Boy in the Twilight

Yu Hua’s populist voice and exquisite wit have made him one of the most celebrated and bestselling writers in China. These visceral, flawlessly crafted stories explore the...

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The Idealist

The Idealist

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BloombergForbesThe SpectatorRecipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie AwardIn...

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Secrets and Lies

Secrets and Lies

Secrets and Lies is a compellingly readable journey into the realm of family secrets, offering lessons and insights for those who are hiding the truth and for those...

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The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress

One summer night in 1930, Judge Joseph Crater steps into a New York City cab and is never heard from again. Behind this great man are three women, each with her own tale...

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You Disappear

You Disappear

Mia’s happy marriage is shattered when a brain tumor begins to change her husband’s personality beyond recognition. As Frederik becomes ever more a stranger...

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The Prince of Risk

The Prince of Risk

At the crossroads of high finance and international terrorism, a son is searching for his father’s killer. . . Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New...

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Becoming Mr. October

Becoming Mr. October

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and highly colorful memoir of the two years--1977 and 1978--when Reggie Jackson went from being an outcast to a Yankee legend.In the...

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Infamy

Infamy

Bestselling author and historian John Toland’s expertise and skill as a narrator were awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for his sweeping Rising Sun. In Infamy,...

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Julia

Julia

In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion...

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Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi

A New York Times Notable Book In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861,...

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling fundamentalists, an old man mourning his late wife,...

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The Purchase

The Purchase

Winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for FictionPennsylvania, 1798. Daniel Dickinson, a devout Quaker, has just lost his wife. When he marries...

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The System

The System

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year NCAA football is big business. Every Saturday millions of people file into massive stadiums or tune in on television as "athlete-students"...

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Heretics and Heroes

Heretics and Heroes

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience...

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The MaddAddam Trilogy Bundle

The MaddAddam Trilogy Bundle

Bestselling writer Margaret Atwoods universally acclaimed trilogy of post-apocalyptic novels are now available in a single eBook. “Towering and intrepid....Atwood does Orwell one better.” —The New Yorker“A compelling futuristic vision.” –Newsday“Atwood does not disappoint.”...

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Sunshine on Scotland Street

Sunshine on Scotland Street

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 8The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive...

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Lost in the Funhouse

Lost in the Funhouse

Barth's lively, highly original collection of short pieces is a major landmark of experimental fiction.  Though many of the stories gathered here were...

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