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China 1945

China 1945

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s...

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For Love of Country

For Love of Country

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front. Because so few of...

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Family Furnishings

Family Furnishings

From the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature—and one of our most beloved writers—a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion...

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Gay Berlin

Gay Berlin

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual...

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Penelope Fitzgerald

Penelope Fitzgerald

The acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century. Penelope Fitzgerald was a great English writer...

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Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.   Cotton...

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The Strange Library

The Strange Library

From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami—a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library.A...

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The World of Raymond Chandler

The World of Raymond Chandler

“When you write a novel,” said Saul Bellow, “you hear a voice, or more significantly, an individual tone under the words. It is more musical than verbal, and it is the characteristic signature of a person, of a soul.” “[Raymond...

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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-cocktails included.Caleb Powell always wanted to become...

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Amnesia

Amnesia

From the two-time Booker Prize winner: an exhilarating, exceedingly timely new novel--at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny--that journeys to the place where the cyber...

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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 of poison, murder, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth century convent-discovered by the world's leading papal scholar in a secret...

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A Bad Character

A Bad Character

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

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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...

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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 reflect a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments...

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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 wildly charming comedic debut: a novel about a fake fakir who travels from India to France in order to shop at IKEA--and unwittingly embarks on a European tour that is certainly...

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Schubert's Winter Journey

Schubert's Winter Journey

An exploration of the world's most famous and challenging song cycle by one of the world's most renowned singers, a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes--literary,...

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