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The Gods of Tango

The Gods of Tango

February 1913: seventeen-year-old Leda, clutching a suitcase and her father’s cherished violin, leaves her small Italian village for a new home (and husband) halfway across...

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The Hirschfeld Century

The Hirschfeld Century

I am down to a pencil, a pen, and a bottle of ink. I hope one day to eliminate the pencil. Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth...

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Vanishing Games

Vanishing Games

The gritty, riveting, highly anticipated sequel to the national (and international) best seller Ghostman, by the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roger Hobbs...

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A Field Guide to American Houses

A Field Guide to American Houses

For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community -- here, at last,...

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The Bangkok Asset

The Bangkok Asset

Sonchai Jitpleecheep—the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett’s five previous acclaimed Bangkok novels—is...

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Days of Awe

Days of Awe

Celebrated for her irresistibly witty, strikingly intelligent examinations of friendship and marriage, Lauren Fox (“An immensely gifted writer—a writer adept at capturing the sad-funny mess that happens to be...

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Wind/Pinball

Wind/Pinball

In the spring of 1978, a young Haruki Murakami sat down at his kitchen table and began to write. The result: two remarkable short novels—Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973—that...

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The Patriarch

The Patriarch

A beloved village, a renowned family, a suspicious deathit’s the latest adventure in the Dordogne for police chief Bruno. When Bruno is invited to the lavish...

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The Automobile Club of Egypt

The Automobile Club of Egypt

From the most popular Egyptian novelist of his generation (“a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz” —The Guardian), a rollicking, exuberant and powerfully...

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Ann Tenna

Ann Tenna

From the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and acclaimed author of Cancer Vixen, a brilliant, funny, and wildly imaginative first novel: the story of an influential gossip columnist...

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The Girl in the Spider's Web

The Girl in the Spider's Web

This fall, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return in the highly anticipated follow-up to Stieg Larsson’s THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST   In this adrenaline-charged...

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Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

From the beloved author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, deeply moving and illuminating reflections on what it means to live a good life. As a congregational rabbi...

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The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly...

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The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process...

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The Visiting Privilege

The Visiting Privilege

The legendary writer’s first collection in more than ten years—and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order. Joy Williams...

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The Blue Guitar

The Blue Guitar

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and Ancient Light, a new novel--at once trenchant, witty, and shattering--about the...

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Building Art

Building Art

From one of our foremost architectural writers: an engaging, brilliant exploration of the life and work of the most famous architect of our time, and one of the few architects ever...

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The Court and the World

The Court and the World

A fascinating account of how an increasingly globalized and interdependent world influences the deliberations of America's highest court, by the sitting justice and author of Making Our Democracy...

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The Last Season

The Last Season

Fathers, sons, and sports are enduring themes of American literature. Here, in this fresh and moving account, a son returns to his native South to spend a special autumn with his ninety-five-year-old...

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Showdown

Showdown

Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts...

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The Theater of War

The Theater of War

A compassionate, personal, and illuminating work of nonfiction that draws on the author's celebrated work as a director of socially conscious theater to connect readers with the power of an ancient...

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Germany

Germany

Neil MacGregor has been director of the British Museum since 2002. He was previously director of the National Gallery in London from 1987 to 2002. His celebrated books...

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The New Tsar

The New Tsar

The epic tale of the rise to power of Russia's current president--of his emergence from shrouded obscurity and deprivation to become one of the most consequential and complicated...

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Saving Capitalism

Saving Capitalism

From the author of Aftershock and The Work of Nations, his most important book to date—a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now...

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