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The Little Girls

The Little Girls

In 1914, three eleven-year-old girls buried a box in a thicket on the coast of England, shortly before World War I sent their lives on divergent paths. Nearly fifty years...

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Mystery

Mystery

MYSTERY.  Tom Pasmore, ten years old, survives a near fatal accident.  During his long recovery, he becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder and finds...

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Jeremy Thrane

Jeremy Thrane

Jeremy Thrane seems to have everything. As the long-time boyfriend of the handsome (but deeply closeted) movie star Ted Masterson, he lives rent-free in a beautiful...

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Who Dies?

Who Dies?

Who Dies? is the first book to show the reader how to open to the immensity of living with death, to participate fully in life as the perfect preparation...

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Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

If there is a literary gene, then the Waugh family most certainly has it—and it clearly seems to be passed down from father to son. The first of the literary Waughs was Arthur,...

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Sting Like a Bee

Sting Like a Bee

An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political...

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The Explainer

The Explainer

What happens to recalled meat?What’s the difference between a serial killer and a spree killer?How do you stop a lava flow?Does homeowner’s insurance cover murder?And what...

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O. Henry Prize Stories 2005

O. Henry Prize Stories 2005

Mudlavia Elizabeth Stuckey-FrenchThe Brief History of the Dead Kevin BrockmeierThe Golden Era of Heartbreak Michael Parker The Hurt Man Wendell BerryThe Tutor Nell FreudenbergerFantasy for Eleven Fingers Ben FountainThe High Divide Charles D’AmbrosioDesolation Gail JonesA Rich Man Edward...

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Muy Macho

Muy Macho

From the Homeboy to the Latin Lover, America cherishes a host of images about Latino men, yet all are based on the belief in macho men, virile and brash, full of violence and testosterone. With the gender...

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The Gay Canon

The Gay Canon

There are countless works of interest to gay men in print right now--anthologies, novels, memoirs, and more. It is a reflection of progress that there is such an openly recognizable culture. Yet how to make sense of the...

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One More River to Cross

One More River to Cross

In the aftermath of the historic 1993 March on Washington for gay and lesbian rights, Keith Boykin, in One More River to Cross, clarifies the relationship between blacks and gays in America by portraying...

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Moo

Moo

In this darkly satirical send-up of academia and the Midwest, we are introduced to Moo University, a distinguished institution devoted to the study of agriculture. Amid cow pastures...

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Low Town

Low Town

Drug dealers, hustlers, brothels, dirty politics, corrupt cops . . . and sorcery. Welcome to Low Town. In the forgotten back alleys and flophouses that lie in the shadows of...

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Faith and Treason

Faith and Treason

In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House...

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Venice

Venice

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial—a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city. The Venetians’ language and way of thinking set them aside from the rest...

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Dictionary of Geological Terms

Dictionary of Geological Terms

From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:-accurate definitions without technical jargon-many word origins-hyphenation...

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The Other Lands

The Other Lands

“David Anthony Durham has serious chops. I can’t wait to read whatever he writes next."—George R. R. MartinDavid Anthony Durham’s...

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist...

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Shakespeare

Shakespeare

A TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT BEST BOOK OF THE YEARDrawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler...

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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.Now a Hulu series...

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Ranger Games

Ranger Games

"A gloriously good writer...Ranger Games is both surprising and moving...A memorable, novelistic account."—Jennifer Senior, New York Times Intricate,...

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Bitch

Bitch

From the author of the bestselling Prozac Nation comes one of the most entertaining feminist manifestos ever written. In five brilliant extended essays, she links the lives of women as demanding and disparate as Amy Fisher,...

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Fires in the Mirror

Fires in the Mirror

Derived from interviews with a wide range of  people who experienced or observed New York's 1991  Crown Heights racial riots, Fires In The  Mirror...

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Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

In this lively debut work of history, Edward Kritzler tells the tale of an unlikely group of swashbuckling Jews who ransacked the high seas in the aftermath of the Spanish Inquisition....

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