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My History

My History

Lady Antonia Fraser—novelist, historian, daughter of progressive aristocrats, and Dame of the British Empire—first fell in love with history in 1936 at the age of five, when she received...

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Bad News

Bad News

In 2009, Anjan Sundaram began a journalist's training program in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Often held up as a beacon of progress and modernity in Central Africa, the regime...

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American Housewife

American Housewife

Meet the women of American Housewife. They wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when it’s cloudy. They casserole. They pinwheel. And then they kill a...

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This Old Man

This Old Man

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, steps up with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged,...

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The Apartment

The Apartment

From Blumhouse Books, a haunting thriller about a troubled married couple whose vacation to Paris leads them into a nightmare. “An impressively compelling chiller…...

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Beatlebone

Beatlebone

A 2015 New York Times Notable Book   Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize   It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York...

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Public Library and Other Stories

Public Library and Other Stories

Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we’ve read over our lives—our own personal libraries—make of us? What does the unraveling of our tradition of...

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Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

In this compassionate and deeply personal work, Rabbi Harold S. Kushner distills his experiences as a twenty-first-century rabbi into nine essential takeaways. Offering...

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories range in setting from Japan at the outset of World War II to a remote cabin in the woods of Wyoming, and the characters...

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The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

The Foxfire Book of Simple Living

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted...

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The Novel Habits of Happiness

The Novel Habits of Happiness

Isabel Dalhousie, the insatiably curious Edinburgh sleuth and philosopher, takes on a case unlike any she’s had before: a six-year-old boy has been experiencing vivid recollections...

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The Heart Goes Last

The Heart Goes Last

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Boston GlobeStan and Charmaine, a young urban couple, have been hit by job loss and bankruptcy in the midst of a nationwide...

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I Saw a Man

I Saw a Man

After journalist Caroline Marshall is killed by a drone strike in Pakistan, her devastated husband, Michael, leaves their cottage in Wales and moves to London to...

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Madeleine's War

Madeleine's War

When Colonel Matthew Hammond was posted to the European theater during World War II, he sustained a serious injury on the front lines that cost him a lung. Now he is back in...

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Voices in the Ocean

Voices in the Ocean

A New York Times BestsellerInspired by a profound experience swimming with wild dolphins off the coast of Maui, Susan Casey set out on a quest to learn everything she...

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Autumn Quail

Autumn Quail

Autumn Quail is a tale of moral responsibility, alienation, and political downfall featuring a corrupt young bureaucrat, Isa ad-Dabbagh, who is one of the early victims of the...

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The Beggar

The Beggar

A complex tale of alienation and despair. Unable  to achieve psychological renewal in the aftermath  of Nasser's revolution, a man sacrifices...

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Respected Sir

Respected Sir

In Respected Sir, Mahfouz retells a familiar theme—vaulting ambition—in a powerful and religious metaphor. Othman Bayuumi's humble origins do not stop him from coveting...

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The Search

The Search

A powerful story of lust, greed and murder.  Unflinching, tough, and dramatic, The Search was most certainly intended to be a harsh criticism...

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Wedding Song

Wedding Song

Set against the backdrop of the the theater, this novel is a taut psychological drama on and off the stage.  First published in 1981, this brilliant novel...

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The Admissions

The Admissions

The Hawthorne family has it all: great jobs, a beautiful house in one of the most affluent areas of northern California, and three charming kids with perfectly straight...

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The Ambassador's Wife

The Ambassador's Wife

When bohemian artist Miranda meets British ambassador Finn in the ancient stone streets of an Islamic city, the course of her life alters in extraordinary ways. Their marriage gives...

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China Rich Girlfriend

China Rich Girlfriend

It’s the eve of Rachel Chu’s wedding, and she should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond, a wedding dress she loves, and a fiancé...

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Little Victories

Little Victories

Some days success isn't about doing it all—it's just about getting out of your pajamas before 2 P.M. In his hilarious debut, Wall Street Journal writer Jason Gay embarks on a comic journey...

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