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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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The Weary Blues

The Weary Blues

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just...

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Skirts and Slacks

Skirts and Slacks

W. S. Di Piero, a fresh and powerful voice in American poetry, opens this collection about public and private worlds with poems that revisit the deaths of his parents....

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The Vixen

The Vixen

This major collection, by a major American poet who has been awarded the Marshall, Bollingen, Pulitzer, and other important prizes for mastery of his art, is concerned...

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Single, Carefree, Mellow

Single, Carefree, Mellow

“Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve -- and makes you laugh along the way.”—Lena...

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Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster

Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual, Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bête du cinéma, one of Hollywood's great stars. He was, as well,...

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One Day At Teton Marsh

One Day At Teton Marsh

In One Day at Teton Marsh, Sally Carrighar tells the story of a single day at a marsh in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, based on the hours she spent watching the various...

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Lewis & Clark

Lewis & Clark

The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color.In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson,...

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Ten Commandments

Ten Commandments

Ten Commandments is a book-length sequence of poems that plot the rules we were raised on, rules we forget but can't evade. Here is the whole underworld of desire, its tasks and perversions....

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Subterranean

Subterranean

Jill Bialosky follows her acclaimed debut collection, The End of Desire, with this powerful sequence of poems that probes the subterranean depths of eros. Gerald Stern has called Bialosky “the poet of the secret garden,...

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My Wicked Wicked Ways

My Wicked Wicked Ways

Hailed as "not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one" (The New York Times Book Review), Sandra Cisneros has firmly established herself...

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The Civil War

The Civil War

"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the...

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American Language

American Language

The American Language, first published in 1919, is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States.Mencken was inspired by "the argot...

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A History of Israel

A History of Israel

Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

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Master of the Senate

Master of the Senate

Book Three of Robert A. Caro’s monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson—the most admired and riveting political biography of our era—which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power...

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To Mock a Mocking Bird

To Mock a Mocking Bird

In this entertaining and challenging new collection of logic puzzles, Raymond Smullyan—author of What Is the Name of This Book? And The Lady or the Tiger?—continues...

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Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEPULITZER PRIZE FINALISTThe 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...

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A Bittersweet Season

A Bittersweet Season

Just a few of the vitally important lessons in caring for your aging parent—and yourself—from Jane Gross in A Bittersweet SeasonAs painful as the role reversal between parent and child may be for you, assume it is...

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The Hollywood Studios

The Hollywood Studios

Hollywood in the years between 1929 and 1948 was a town of moviemaking empires. The great studios were estates of talent: sprawling, dense, diverse. It was the Golden...

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Mercury Dressing

Mercury Dressing

This beautiful collection from J. D. McClatchy holds up a mirror to the soul, considering heroic and human figures in poems that “balance mandarin wit with enormous...

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The Grand Surprise

The Grand Surprise

A remarkable life and a remarkable voice emerge from the journals, letters, and memoirs of Leo Lerman: writer, critic, editor at Condé Nast, and man about town at the center of New York’s artistic and social circles from the 1940s...

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

New York Times #1 BestsellerA New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of the Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother...

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Design for Living

Design for Living

From the much-admired biographer of Charlotte Brontë, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, and the Barrymores (“Margot Peters is surely now . . . our foremost historian of stage make-believe”—Leon Edel), a new biography of the most...

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Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home

Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home

The companion volume to the public television series Julia and Jacques Cooking at HomeTwo legendary cooks, Julia Child and Jacques Pépin, invite us into their kitchen and show us the basics of good home cooking....

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