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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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Healing and the Mind

Healing and the Mind

At last, the paperback edition of the monumental  best-seller (almost half a million copies in  print!) that has changed the way Americans think about  sickness and health...

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Nation of Secrets

Nation of Secrets

Award winning journalist Ted Gup exposes how and why our most important institutions increasingly keep secrets from the very people they are supposed to serve.Drawing on...

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Signature Kill

Signature Kill

Taut and edgy, Signature Kill is a riveting exploration of a killer next door—a tour de force from acclaimed author David Levien. The quiet of the Indianapolis...

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The Most Human Human

The Most Human Human

Each year, the AI community convenes to administer the famous (and famously controversial) Turing test, pitting sophisticated software programs against humans to determine...

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The Radical Center

The Radical Center

Record numbers of Americans describe themselves as “independents” and reject the conventional agendas of Left and Right. In this widely acclaimed book, Ted Halstead and Michael Lind explain...

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"Socialism Is Great!"

"Socialism Is Great!"

With a great charm and spirit, “Socialism Is Great!” recounts Lijia Zhang's rebellious journey from disillusioned factory worker to organizer...

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Cathedral of the World

Cathedral of the World

The curved lines of a sailing ship resemble the inverted dome of a great cathedral, surrounded not by soot-covered buildings and crowded streets but by a vast liquid wilderness. This physical and...

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Dark Money

Dark Money

NATIONAL BESTSELLERONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARWho are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of America today? From the bestselling author...

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Lies, Incorporated

Lies, Incorporated

A stunning investigation of the history of organized misinformation in politics.In today’s post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully concealed but...

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The Upright Piano Player

The Upright Piano Player

An adroit first novel of exceptional grace and emotional power by a legendary British ad executive. “David Abbott’s The Upright Piano Player is a wise and moving debut, an accomplished novel of quiet...

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Sister to Sister

Sister to Sister

Sister to Sister includes essays and stories by:Meena AlexanderRobin BehnLouise DeSalvoErika DuncanMaria FlookPatricia FosterBonnie FriedmanDonna GordonLucy GrealyJoy...

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Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

Henry Walker was once a world-class magician, performing to sold-out shows in New York. But now he has been reduced to joining Musgrove's Chinese Circus (which at...

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In the Beginning

In the Beginning

This fascinating history of a literary and religious masterpiece explores the forces that obstructed and ultimately led to the decision to create an authorized translation, the method of...

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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 burn...

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Country of Cold

Country of Cold

Set in the beautiful, often uncompromising isolation of the central plains of North America, Kevin Patterson’s haunting stories explore the extent to which geography is destiny. In...

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Um. . .

Um. . .

This original, entertaining, and surprising book investigates verbal blunders: what they are, what they say about those who make them, and how and why we've come to judge them.Um......

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Must You Go?

Must You Go?

 A moving and exquisite testament to one of the literary world’s most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and famous prize-winning...

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Disintegration

Disintegration

Instead of one black America, today there are four.“There was a time when there were agreed-upon 'black leaders,' when there was a clear 'black agenda,' when we could talk confidently about 'the state of black America'—but not anymore.”...

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The Heat of the Day

The Heat of the Day

In The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen brilliantly recreates the tense and dangerous atmosphere of London during the bombing raids of World War II.Many...

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In Small Things Forgotten

In Small Things Forgotten

History is recorded in many ways. According to  author James Deetz, the past can be seen most fully  by studying the small things so often forgotten.  Objects such as doorways, gravestones, musical  instruments,...

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The Three Pillars of Zen

The Three Pillars of Zen

In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of...

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Plagues and Peoples

Plagues and Peoples

Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through...

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Made in Detroit

Made in Detroit

A New York Times Notable BookA powerfully candid memoir about growing up white in Detroit and the conflicted point of view it produced.Raised in Detroit during the ‘70s,...

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