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On Learning Golf

On Learning Golf

The War & Peace of golf. A quaint old classic from 1946, with an intro by the Duke of Windsor. It's good advice, and seriously, this game has hardly changed a whit in 50 years!From...

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The Story of Our Lives

The Story of Our Lives

Mark Strand is the author of nine books of poems, including Blizzard of One, winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize. He was the Poet Laureate of the United States...

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AMERICA BY DESIGN

AMERICA BY DESIGN

Hailed a “significant contribution” by The New York Times, David Noble’s book America by Design describes the factors that have shaped...

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Our Mathematical Universe

Our Mathematical Universe

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his...

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Arabesque

Arabesque

In the 1960s Claudia Roden introduced Americans to a new world of tastes in her classic A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesque, she revisits the three countries with the...

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Queen Anne

Queen Anne

She ascended the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1702, at age thirty-seven, Britain’s last Stuart monarch, and five years later united two of her realms, England and Scotland, as a sovereign state, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain....

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Love

Love

May, Christine, Heed, Junior, Vida–even L: all women obsessed with Bill Cosey. The wealthy owner of the famous Cosey’s Hotel and Resort, he shapes their yearnings for...

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Shoot the Widow

Shoot the Widow

The first rule of biography, wrote Justin Kaplan: “Shoot the widow.”In her new book, Meryle Secrest, acclaimed biographer (“Knowing, sympathetic and entertainingly droll”—The New York Times),...

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National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States belongs in the home of every Rocky Mountainresident and in the suitcase...

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When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone

When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone

A collection of poems ranging from melancholy meditations of a solitary mind concerning estrangement and the longing for reconnection to the natural world and its...

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Almost Invisible

Almost Invisible

From Pulitzer Prize–winner Mark Strand comes an exquisitely witty and poignant series of prose poems. Sometimes appearing as pure prose, sometimes as impure...

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The Book of Unknown Americans

The Book of Unknown Americans

“A triumph of storytelling. Henríquez pulls us into the lives of her characters with such mastery that we hang on to them just as fiercely as they hang on to one another and their dreams. This passionate,...

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Owning Jolene

Owning Jolene

From the time she was seven, Jolene Temple has been a pawn between her feuding parents, each of whom has become practiced in kidnapping her from the other. She has...

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The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch

The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch

Kenneth Koch has been called “one of our greatest poets” by John Ashbery, and “a national treasure” in the 2000 National Book Award Finalist Citation. Now, for the first time, all of the poems in his ten collections–from...

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Measure of My Days

Measure of My Days

At eighty-two, Florida Scott-Maxwell felt impelled to write about her strong reactions to being old, and to the time in which we live. Until almost the end this document...

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The West, The War, and The Wilderness

The West, The War, and The Wilderness

Here, from one of today’s leading authorities on film history, is the  story, told brilliantly and for the first time, of the pioneering movie makers who as early as 1905 traveled beyond...

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Plainsong

Plainsong

A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver.In the small town of Holt, Colorado, a high school teacher is confronted with...

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A Field Guide to American Houses

A Field Guide to American Houses

Here at last: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture—in print since its publication in 1984,...

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Sand and Foam

Sand and Foam

A book of aphorisms, poems, and parables by the author of "The Prophet" - a philosopher at his window commenting on the scene passing below.From...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

From a stop-action photograph of the amazing flying squirrel to Big Horn Sheep perched on a rock face, this guide puts the world of mammals in your hands. Illustrated...

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Chinese Apples

Chinese Apples

Now in paperback: the “lovely and evocative book” (San Francisco Chronicle) of poems both new and old that celebrates a quarter century of passionate engagement with...

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Encyclopedia of the Sea

Encyclopedia of the Sea

From one of the world's leading experts on the sea comes this ocean-sized compendium of aquatic life and lore. Richard Ellis--who is also recognized as America's foremost painter of marine subjects--gives...

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