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Who Named the Knife

Who Named the Knife

When a murder occurs in beautiful Hawaii, the suspects are two young mainlanders on their honeymoon. Mayann Acker is eighteen-years-old. Her husband, William, is twenty-eight and...

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Giles Goat-Boy

Giles Goat-Boy

In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero  George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible  Wescac computer system that threatens to  destroy...

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Hotel World

Hotel World

Woooooooo-hooooooo.Five people: four are living; three are strangers; two are sisters; one, a teenage hotel chambermaid, has fallen to her death in a dumbwaiter. But her spirit...

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The Web of Life

The Web of Life

The vitality and accessibility of Fritjof Capra's ideas have made him perhaps the most eloquent spokesperson of the latest findings emerging at the frontiers of scientific, social, and philosophical thought. In his international bestsellers The Tao of...

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Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance

Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance

A well-intentioned English family unwittingly becomes complicit in state violence while traveling through China. A ploddingly respectable London lawyer chances upon...

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The Anchor Book of Modern African Stories

The Anchor Book of Modern African Stories

The Anchor Book of Modern African Stories showcases the most innovative writing to arise from the continent. From internationally recognized authors such as Nigeria’s...

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The Other Side of the River

The Other Side of the River

Bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz is one of this country's foremost writers on the ever explosive issue of race. In this gripping and ultimately profound book, Kotlowitz...

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Mad as Hell

Mad as Hell

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” The words of Howard Beale, the fictional anchorman in the 1970s hit film Network, struck...

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Two Girls Down

Two Girls Down

"I'm always looking for a good thriller, and this just was perfect."--Nancy Pearl, NPR's Morning Edition“Opening this book is like arming a bomb--the suspense is relentless and the payoff is spectacular.  Lead character...

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Calamity and Other Stories

Calamity and Other Stories

Twelve luminous stories alive with friendship and secrets introduce a remarkable writer. Daphne Kalotay’s characters confront regrets and unrealized hopes...

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There But For The

There But For The

When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy. He also sets in motion a mesmerizing puzzle of a novel,...

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The Whole Woman

The Whole Woman

Thirty years after the publication of The Female Eunuch, Germaine Greer is back with the sequel she vowed never to write."A marvelous performance--. No feminist writer can match her for...

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The Throat

The Throat

Peter Straub’s chilling Blue Rose Trilogy comes to an astonishing close—secrets unearthed, demons revisited, and mysteries solved. The Throat. ...

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Travels with Foxfire

Travels with Foxfire

Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and...

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Abide With Me

Abide With Me

In this hotly anticipated conclusion to his popular Invisible Life trilogy, E. Lynn Harris delivers a masterful tale that traces the evolving lives of his beloved characters Nicole...

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Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen

In this richly detailed biography, Victoria Glendinning brings alive the great Anglo-Irish novelist whose literary achievements were equaled only by her unbounded...

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A Bridge Between Us

A Bridge Between Us

Four generations of Japanese American women make  their home in a large house in San Francisco,  united by the obligations of family and tradition...

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The Russian Affair

The Russian Affair

With bravura storytelling, stunning authenticity, and unforgettable characters, The Russian Affair brings readers into a world of love, intrigue and espionage in...

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An Absolute Scandal

An Absolute Scandal

An inside view of the greed and social power plays behind the closed doors of upper-crust society, An Absolute Scandal looks at a world where money isn't...

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There Are No Shortcuts

There Are No Shortcuts

Year after year, Rafe Esquith’s fifth-grade students excel. They read passionately, far above their grade level; tackle algebra; and stage Shakespeare so professionally...

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The Gargoyle

The Gargoyle

A New York Times BestsellerThe Gargoyle: the mesmerizing story of one man's descent into personal hell and his quest for salvation.On a...

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Good Calories, Bad Calories

Good Calories, Bad Calories

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have...

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including...

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Night Beat

Night Beat

Few journalists have staked a territory as definitively and passionately as Mikal Gilmore in his twenty-year career writing about rock and roll. Now, for the first time,...

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