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A Man of Good Hope

A Man of Good Hope

In January 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, two-thirds of the city’s population fled. Among them was eight-year-old Asad Abdullahi. His mother murdered by a militia,...

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I Think You're Totally Wrong

I Think You're Totally Wrong

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls),...

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Amnesia

Amnesia

The two-time Booker Prize winner now gives us an exceedingly timely, exhilarating novel—at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny—that journeys to the place where the cyber underworld collides with international...

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The Girl from Human Street

The Girl from Human Street

An intimate and profoundly moving Jewish family history—a story of displacement, prejudice, hope, despair, and love.In this luminous memoir, award-winning New York Times columnist...

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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio

The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio

A true, never-before-told story—discovered in a secret Vatican archive—of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent.In...

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A Bad Character

A Bad Character

A highly charged fiction debut about a young woman in India, and the love that both shatters and transforms her She is twenty, restless in New Delhi. Her mother has died; her father has left for...

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Glow

Glow

South London, May 2010: foxes are behaving strangely, Burmese immigrants are going missing, and everyone is trying to get hold of a new party drug called Glow. A young man suffering from a rare sleep disorder will...

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Sometimes an Art

Sometimes an Art

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments...

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What Movies Made Me Do

What Movies Made Me Do

From the author of Who Killed Sal Mineo?: a wonderful and spirited novel—funny and candid and on the mark—that takes us inside the frenetic and...

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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

A charmingly exuberant comic debut from an exciting new literary voice,  and a “quirky, hilarious, elegantly written farce” (The Daily Telegraph), The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who...

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Schubert's Winter Journey

Schubert's Winter Journey

An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes—literary,...

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Single, Carefree, Mellow

Single, Carefree, Mellow

“Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve -- and makes you laugh along the way.”—Lena...

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Washington's Revolution

Washington's Revolution

A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.George...

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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as...

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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

“It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . .” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The...

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The Weary Blues

The Weary Blues

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just...

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When the Doves Disappeared

When the Doves Disappeared

From the acclaimed author of Purge (“a stirring and humane work of art” —The New Republic) comes a riveting, chillingly relevant new novel of occupation,...

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Satin Island

Satin Island

From the author of Remainder and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes Satin Island, an unnerving novel that promises to give...

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Anonymous Soldiers

Anonymous Soldiers

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of IsraelAnonymous Soldiers brilliantly...

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The Players

The Players

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and how one...

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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. "You've long set your heart against...

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Crow Fair

Crow Fair

From one of our most deeply admired storytellers, author of the richly acclaimed Gallatin Canyon, his first collection in nine years.Set in Thomas McGuane’s...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine

Elegy for a Broken Machine

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous...

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Follies of God

Follies of God

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters...

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