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Poems After Midnight

Poems After Midnight

Most poets are or have been at one time or another members of what Mark Strand here calls “The Midnight Club”: they are insomniacs, or feel most productive...

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Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

A GoodReads Reader's ChoiceBridget Jones—one of the most beloved characters in modern literature (v.g.)—is back! In Helen Fielding's wildly funny, hotly anticipated new novel, Bridget faces a few rather pressing questions:    What...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes

The most comprehensive field guide available to the tropical fishes of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda. All 417 photographs are...

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1493

1493

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs. More...

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In Spite of Myself

In Spite of Myself

A rollicking, rich portrait of a life. And what a life! By one of today’s greatest living actors.He was born a Canadian on a Friday the thirteenth in 1929—the year of the Crash. His boyhood was one of privilege: an ancestor was a Governor General; his great-grandfather Sir John Abbott was...

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On the Great Atlantic Rainway

On the Great Atlantic Rainway

On the Great Atlantic Railway is Kenneth's Koch's inspired collection of 32 years of work. Koch, David Lehman said in The American Poetry Review, is "a masterly innovator . . ....

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Simca's Cuisine

Simca's Cuisine

Simone (“Simca”) Beck is known to millions of Americans as Julia Child’s French partner in the creation of the two classic volumes of Mastering the Art of French Cooking....

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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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Cagney

Cagney

John McCabe's participation in the writing of James Cagney's autobiography, the many years of friendship that followed, and an intense period of interview and discussion in preparation for a musical comedy based on Cagney's...

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Earlier Poems

Earlier Poems

The haunting collection of poems that gathers the first four books of Pulitzer winner Franz Wright under one cover, where “fans old and new will find a feast amid famine” (Publishers...

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The Clarks of Cooperstown

The Clarks of Cooperstown

Nicholas Fox Weber, author of the acclaimed Patron Saints (“Exhilarating avant-garde entertainment”—Sam Hunter, The New York Times Book Review) and Balthus (“The authoritative account of his life and work”—Michael...

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Before, During, After

Before, During, After

From the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award, the Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Rea Award for the Short Story: a gorgeously rendered, passionate account...

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NEW YORK INTELLECT

NEW YORK INTELLECT

New York Intellect is Thomas Bender's remarkable look at the connections between the life of a city and the life of the mind. New York has never been comfortable...

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Sula

Sula

Toni Morrison's first novel, The Bluest Eye (1970), was acclaimed as the work of an important talent, written--as John Leonard said in The New York Times--in a prose "so precise, so faithful to speech and so...

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Endpoint and Other Poems

Endpoint and Other Poems

A stunning collection of poems that John Updike wrote during the last seven years of his life and put together only weeks before he died for this, his final book.The opening sequence,...

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French Women Don't Get Fat

French Women Don't Get Fat

Stylish, convincing, wise, funny–and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live.French women don’t get fat, but they do eat bread and pastry, drink...

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The End of Desire

The End of Desire

Jill Bialosky's first collection of poems is an exceptional one--moving, very accomplished, marked by an unflinching realism and a sharply observant eye combined with great technical...

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The Conversations

The Conversations

The Conversations is a treasure, essential for any lover or student of film, and a rare, intimate glimpse into the worlds of two accomplished artists who share a great passion for film and storytelling, and whose knowledge and love of the crafts of writing and film shine through....

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Beyond The Aegean

Beyond The Aegean

From Elia Kazan, the celebrated writer and director:  a huge, stunning story of a word in tumult and an immigrant’s life redeemed.   It is a pivotal...

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Back to Work

Back to Work

President Bill Clinton gives us his views on the challenges facing the United States today and why government matters—presenting his ideas on restoring economic growth, job...

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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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A Twist of the Wrist

A Twist of the Wrist

Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton has conquered the gourmet world as the original dessert chef at Spago and founder of the celebrated La Brea Bakery. Her recipes are legendary, innovative, and delicious. However, in the last few years, there has been a...

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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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1491

1491

A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492.Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of the people who inhabited the...

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