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American Language Supplement 2

American Language Supplement 2

The DEFINITIVE EDITION OF The American Language was published in 1936.  Since then it has been recognized as a classic.  It is that rarest of literary accomplishments—a book that is authoritative and scientific and is at the same time very diverting reading.  But after...

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Darlington's Fall

Darlington's Fall

The hero of this one-of-a-kind novel is Russel Darlington, a born naturalist and an unlikely romantic hero. We meet him in the year 1895—a seven-year-old boy first glimpsed chasing a frog...

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The One-Strand River

The One-Strand River

Fourteen years after his last book of poems, we have a glorious new volume from Richard Kenney, who has been hailed by The New York Review of Books as “one of the most gifted and multifaceted...

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A Star for Mrs. Blake

A Star for Mrs. Blake

The United States Congress in 1929 passed legislation to fund travel for mothers of the fallen soldiers of World War I to visit their sons’ graves in France. Over the next three years, 6,693...

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely...

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The Georgetown Set

The Georgetown Set

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War...

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Finding a Form

Finding a Form

From the author of The Tunnel comes a new collection of essays, his first in eight years, on art, writing, nature and culture. This book is by one of the most important...

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The Resistance Man

The Resistance Man

Bruno Courrèges—provincial French police chief extraordinaire—is back in another delectable tale of mystery and suspense that unfolds in the gastronomically ravishing Dordogne.A...

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Lay Back the Darkness

Lay Back the Darkness

Edward Hirsch’s sixth collection is a descent into the darkness of middle age, narrated with exacting tenderness. He explores the boundaries of human fallibility both in candid personal poems, such as the title...

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Lidia's Italy in America

Lidia's Italy in America

After taking us on journeys into her own kitchen and into kitchens across Italy, Lidia Bastianich now invites us on a road trip into the heart of Italian American cooking today. Traveling around the United States, Lidia visits...

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Station Eleven

Station Eleven

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells...

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Picture Window

Picture Window

In this deeply philosophical and highly inventive new collection, John Hollander, the distinguished author of numerous books of poetry, offers profound yet playful meditations on the reflective mind...

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Jazz

Jazz

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible forThe Civil War and Baseball.Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed...

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THE PHYSICISTS

THE PHYSICISTS

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed...

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The Wellspring

The Wellspring

Sharon Olds's dazzling new collection is a sequence of poems that reaches into the very wellspring of life. The poems take us back to the womb, and from there on to childhood,...

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Ernest Hemingway called Huckleberry Finn “the best book we’ve ever had. There was nothing before. There’s been nothing as good since.” Critical opinion...

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QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

QUARTET PLAYING,ART OF

How do four instrumentalists with strong individual tastes and temperaments manage to forge a distinctive approach to the music they play? This extraordinary book...

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My Salinger Year

My Salinger Year

Poignant, keenly observed, and irresistibly funny: a memoir about literary New York in the late nineties, a pre-digital world on the cusp of vanishing, where a young woman finds herself...

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Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy Kid

Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy Kid

From one of the most important British poets at work today comes a brilliant new collection that meditates on human battles past and present, on youth and age, on monsters and underdogs, on the life of nations and the individual heart.In Tyrannosaurus...

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The Dead and the Living

The Dead and the Living

The 1983 Lamont poetry selection of the Academy of American Poets.

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Prince Lestat

Prince Lestat

A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller."What...

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om love

om love

From George Minot, author of The Blue Bowl (“Inexpressibly moving. It’s thrilling to find a writer this good.”—Amy Hempel), a new novel, moving, sensual, athletic...

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