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What She Saw...

What She Saw...

A fresh (in more than one sense) and honest new voice in fiction is extravagantly displayed in this first novel that candidly dissects modern romance.Plagued...

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Foxfire 8

Foxfire 8

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...

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Fractured Lands

Fractured Lands

From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.In...

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Play It Loud

Play It Loud

The electric guitar has long been an international symbol of freedom, beauty, and rebellion. In Play It Loud, veteran music writers Brad Tolinski and Alan di Perna give us...

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100 Great Operas And Their Stories

100 Great Operas And Their Stories

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and aficionados, 100 Great Operas is perhaps the most comprehensive and enjoyable volume of opera stories ever written.   From La...

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From Midnight to Dawn

From Midnight to Dawn

From Midnight to Dawn presents compelling portraits of the men and women who established the Underground Railroad and traveled it to find new lives in Canada. Evoking the turmoil and...

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Guide to Sonatas

Guide to Sonatas

With the same authority, insight, and unique ability to bring music to life on the printed page that he brought to his Guide to Chamber Music, Melvin Berger gives...

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Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate

The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the award-winning film.Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century...

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Almost a Family

Almost a Family

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and best-selling author: a beautifully crafted memoir of his lifelong chase after his father’s shadow.John was eleven months old when his father,...

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The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: a major new novel that limns the joys and sorrows of life in contemporary China.   Yang Fei was born on a moving train. Lost...

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2003

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2003

Since its establishment in 1919, the O. Henry Prize stories collection has offered an exciting selection of the best stories published in hundreds of literary magazines every year. Such classic works of American literature as Ernest Hemingway’s The Killers (1927); William Faulkner’s Barn Burning (1939); Carson McCuller’s A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud (1943); Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery (1949);...

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Girl in the Dark

Girl in the Dark

Haunting, lyrical, unforgettable, Girl in the Dark is a brave new memoir of a life without light.     Anna Lyndsey was young...

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The Jazz Palace

The Jazz Palace

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardBoomtown Chicago, 1920s—a world of gangsters, musicians, and clubs. Young Benny Lehrman, born into a Jewish...

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AIDS Sutra

AIDS Sutra

In this groundbreaking anthology, sixteen renowned writers tell the hidden story of the AIDS crisis, illuminating the complex nature of one of the major problems facing the developing...

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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 Lost Symbol

The Lost Symbol

In this stunning follow-up to the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown demonstrates once again why he is the world's most popular thriller writer. The Lost Symbol is a masterstroke of storytelling—a...

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Banished Knowledge

Banished Knowledge

In direct opposition to the Freudian drive  theory, the author of the best-selling The Drama  Of The Gifted Child believes that  children,...

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Restoration

Restoration

When journalist Jack Charbonnet meets Rhys Goudeau, a beautiful art restorer, he is soon caught up in intrigue more fascinating than any news story. She is determined to find a lost painting by the great,...

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Stella

Stella

The story of Stella Goldschlag, whom Wyden knew  as a child, and who later became notorious as a  "catcher" in wartime Berlin, hunting down  hundreds...

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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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Longitudes and Attitudes

Longitudes and Attitudes

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist and bestselling author of From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Lexus and the Olive Tree comes this smart, penetrating, brilliantly...

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The Night Circus

The Night Circus

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white...

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A Blink of the Screen

A Blink of the Screen

A collection of short fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day. In the four decades since his first book...

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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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