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Debtors' Prison

Debtors' Prison

One of our foremost economic thinkers challenges a cherished tenet of today’s financial orthodoxy: that spending less, refusing to forgive debt, and shrinking government—“austerity”—is...

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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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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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The Foods of Israel Today

The Foods of Israel Today

"Joan Nathan has created a masterful blend of food and culture. She takes her reader on an extraordinary journey through the history of the land of Israel and the development of modern Israeli...

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Sono

Sono

Here is Sono, a new collection of bracingly original poems, from the prizewinning author of Visits from the Seventh. Composed during a long stay in Rome, these cantos look outward...

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The Beforelife

The Beforelife

In this stunning collection, Franz Wright chronicles the journey back from a place of isolation and wordlessness. After a period when it seemed certain he would never write poetry again, he speaks with bracing clarity about the twilit world that lies between...

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Poetry in Person

Poetry in Person

“In the fall of 1970, at the New School in Greenwich Village, a new teacher posted a flyer on the wall,” begins Alexander Neubauer’s introduction to this remarkable book. “It read ‘Meet...

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A Mercy

A Mercy

A powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize–winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier.In the 1680s...

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In Motion

In Motion

In this extraordinarily wide-ranging, insightful, and revelatory book, Tony Hiss—the much-praised author of The Experience of Place—delves into a unique and instantly recognizable (though previously...

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The Complete Walker IV

The Complete Walker IV

For the first time since 1984, we have a new edition of the classic book that Field & Stream called “the Hiker’s Bible.” For this version, the celebrated writer and hiker Colin Fletcher has taken on a coauthor,...

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American Violence

American Violence

With eyewitness accounts and contemporary reports—linked together by succinct analytical commentaries—Richard Hofstadter and his young collaborator, Michael...

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Wild

Wild

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection.A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and...

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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom

Julia's Kitchen Wisdom

Julia Child has given us answers to these and other questions in the ten masterful volumes she has publishedover the past 40 years. But which book do you go to for which solution?...

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The Shout

The Shout

Now in paperback, the powerful selected work of Simon Armitage, the most distinctive poetic voice of contemporary Britain.Simon Armitage is arguably the leading...

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NEW YORK JEW

NEW YORK JEW

Alfred Kazin, one of the central figures of America’s intellectual life in the 20th century, takes us into his own life and times. His autobiography encompasses, within a single large, fluent narrative, a personal story...

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Circles on the Water

Circles on the Water

More than 150 poems from her seven books of poetry written between 1963 and 1982.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Fashionable Mind

The Fashionable Mind

In these thirty-two essays, the fashion critic of The New Yorker inquires into the meaning of fashion and the resonance that exists between fashion trends...

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The Girl Who Played with Fire

The Girl Who Played with Fire

Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe...

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

James Merrill himself once called his body of work “chronicles of love and loss,” and in twenty books written over four decades he used the details of his own life—comic and haunting,...

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

A splendid new translation of the classic Arthurian tale of enchantment, adventure, and romance, presented alongside the original Middle English text.It is the height of Christmas and...

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National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States

National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States belongs in the home of every Mid-Atlantic resident and in the suitcase or backpack...

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Something Shining

Something Shining

Widely praised for his earlier collections, Daniel Halpern has grown steadily in stature and attainment. Now, with Something Shining, his first collection of new poems in seven years, he gives...

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A Week in Winter

A Week in Winter

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on...

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