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I Am China

I Am China

An NPR Best Book of the Year London translator Iona Kirkpatrick is at work on a new project: a collection of letters and diaries by a Chinese punk guitarist named...

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The Teacher Wars

The Teacher Wars

A New York Times BestsellerIn her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public...

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Maeve's Times

Maeve's Times

Before she was a bestselling novelist, Maeve Binchy started out as a columnist for The Irish Times. Her articles—focused on the famous and the obscure alike—were...

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LIGHTNING ON THE SUN

LIGHTNING ON THE SUN

From the highly acclaimed author of Pure Slaughter Value comes this latter-day literary noir about an ex-pat in Cambodia eager to get home but taking all the wrong turns.Asher...

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Losing Our Way

Losing Our Way

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its wayIn his eighteen...

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Prince Lestat

Prince Lestat

THE VAMPIRE WORLD IS IN CRISIS . . . Old vampires, roused from deep slumber in the earth, are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately...

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Some Luck

Some Luck

National Book Award Nominee A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, San Francisco ChronicleFinancial Times, The Seattle Times, St. Louis...

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Dear Committee Members

Dear Committee Members

Jason Fitger is a beleaguered professor of creative writing and literature at Payne University, a small and not very distinguished liberal arts college in the midwest....

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No Cure for Cancer

No Cure for Cancer

No Cure for Cancer is an uproarious and lacerating meditation on life—and death—by a celebrated new voice on the performance scene. Based on writer-performer...

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Darwin's Watch

Darwin's Watch

When Charles Darwin writes the wrong book and reverses the progress of science, Unseen University’s wizards must once again save Roundworld (Earth, that is) from an apocalyptic end....

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Love Me Back

Love Me Back

A Chicago Tribune, Electric Literature, and BookRiot Best Book of the Year A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" AuthorMarie is...

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In the Kingdom of Ice

In the Kingdom of Ice

A Best Book of the Year USA Today * Time Magazine * Washington Post * Miami Herald * Richmond Times Dispatch * Christian Science Monitor * Daily Beast * Minneapolis Star Tribune On...

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If You Could See Me Now

If You Could See Me Now

One summer night, a boy and his beautiful cousin plunge naked into the moonlit waters of a rural quarry. Twenty years later, the boy, now grown, flees the wreckage of his...

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The Last First Day

The Last First Day

Ruth and Peter have been married more than fifty years. He is the headmaster of the Derry School, a boys’ boarding school in Maine; she has spent the four decades of her husband's...

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The Children Act

The Children Act

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, BookRiotFiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who...

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Critical Mass

Critical Mass

James Wolcott’s career as a critic has been unmatched, from his early Seventies dispatches for The Village Voice to the literary coverage made him equally feared and famous to his...

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The Ark Before Noah

The Ark Before Noah

When a small, peculiar, palm-sized clay tablet made its way to the desk of Irving Finkel, Assyriologist and Assistant Keeper at the British Museum, Finkel could hardly believe...

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Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor.Newlywed painter and...

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The Future of the Mind

The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in...

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah,...

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The Globe

The Globe

Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege. Are three wizards and an orangutan Librarian enough to thwart the Elvish threat? When the wizards of Unseen University first...

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Cubed

Cubed

A New York Times Notable Book Daily Beast Best Nonfiction of 2014  Inc. Magazine's Most Thought-Provoking Books of the Year“Man...

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The Embrace of Unreason

The Embrace of Unreason

Spanning the turbulent decades between the World Wars, The Embrace of Unreason casts new light on the darkest years in modern French history. It is a fascinating...

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The Winter People

The Winter People

A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. The most mysterious is that...

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