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Empire of Pain

Empire of Pain

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of...

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Stampede

Stampede

A gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. One hundred thousand men and women rushed heedlessly north to make...

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

"A masterly book" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan "A classic" —Simon Kuper, Financial Times An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the worldThroughout...

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The God Equation

The God Equation

Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Future of the Mind and The Future of Humanity, tells the...

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When I Ran Away

When I Ran Away

A rich, bighearted debut that takes us from working-class Staten Island in the wake of the September 11th attacks to moneyed London a decade later, revealing a story of loss, motherhood,...

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Ageless

Ageless

A startling chronicle by a brilliant young scientist takes us onto the frontiers of the science of aging, and reveals how close we are to an astonishing extension of our life spans and a...

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Brood

Brood

An exquisite new literary voice--wryly funny, nakedly honest, beautifully observational, in the vein of Jenny Offill and Elizabeth Strout--depicts one woman's attempt to keep her four chickens alive while reflecting...

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Mine!

Mine!

A hidden set of rules governs who owns what--explaining everything from whether you can recline your airplane seat to why HBO lets you borrow a password illegally--and in this lively and entertaining guide, two acclaimed...

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Red Line

Red Line

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Black Flags, the thrilling unknown story of America’s mission in Syria: to find and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons and keep them...

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A Tip for the Hangman

A Tip for the Hangman

Christopher Marlowe, a brilliant aspiring playwright, is pulled into the duplicitous world of international espionage on behalf of Queen Elizabeth I. A many-layered historical thriller combining...

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The Bad Muslim Discount

The Bad Muslim Discount

“Masood’s novel presents a stereoscopic, three-dimensional view of contemporary Muslim America: the way historical conflict in the Middle East lingers in individual lives, the way gossip travels in a close-knit immigrant...

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That Old Country Music

That Old Country Music

"Stunningly gorgeous."—NPRFrom the author of the wildly acclaimed Night Boat to Tangier, one of the New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2019, stories of rural...

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The Liar's Dictionary

The Liar's Dictionary

An exhilarating and laugh-out-loud debut novel from a prize-winning new talent that chronicles the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman put on his trail a century later to root out his misdeeds while confronting questions of her own sexuality and...

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Metropolis

Metropolis

From a brilliant young historian, a colorful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how urban living has been the spur and incubator to humankind's greatest innovations.In...

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Fortune Favors the Dead

Fortune Favors the Dead

“[Fortune Favors the Dead has] razor-sharp style, tons of flair, a snappy sense of humor, and all the most satisfying elements of a really good noir novel, plus plenty of original twists of...

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A Time for Mercy

A Time for Mercy

Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time, returns in a courtroom drama that The New York Times says is "riveting" and "suspenseful."   ...

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The Zealot and the Emancipator

The Zealot and the Emancipator

Gifted storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to...

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The Man Who Ran Washington

The Man Who Ran Washington

Named a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by The New York TimesThe Washington Post, Fortune and BloombergFrom two of America's most revered political journalists...

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The Quiet Americans

The Quiet Americans

A gripping account of four American spies at the dawn of the Cold War and the CIA's covert battles against communism, from the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia."ENTHRALLING...CAPTIVATING...

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Borges and Me

Borges and Me

An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age...

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Grasp

Grasp

A groundbreaking look at the science of learning: how it works both in the mind and in the classroom, which teaching techniques are most effective, and how schools should (and absolutely should not) use instructional technology. This...

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little scratch

little scratch

"Extraordinary"--THE NEW YORKERIn the formally innovative tradition of Grief Is the Thing with Feathers and Ducks, Newburyport comes a dazzlingly original,...

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Veritas

Veritas

From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard.In...

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In the Valley

In the Valley

*Named a Garden & Gun and Atlanta Journal Constitution best book of the year*Winner of the 2020 Thomas Robinson Prize for Southern Literature"Mesmerizing...He's one of the best living American writers."--Janet...

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