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Wallace Stegner and the American West

Wallace Stegner and the American West

Wallace Stegner was the premier chronicler of the twentieth-century western American experience, and his novels, the Pulitzer Prize–winning Angle of Repose and the National Book Award–winning The Spectator Bird,...

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The Foods and Wines of Spain

The Foods and Wines of Spain

400 superb recipes--a delicious gathering of the traditional cooking of Spain with new ways of using exotic seasonings and unusual combinations, plus a comprehensive...

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Vulture Peak

Vulture Peak

Nobody knows Bangkok like Royal Thai Police Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep, and there is no one quite like Sonchai: a police officer who has kept his Buddhist soul intact—more...

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Monumental Propaganda

Monumental Propaganda

From Vladimir Voinovich, one of the great satirists of contemporary Russian literature, comes a new comic novel about the absurdity of politics and the place of the individual in the sweep of human events. Monumental...

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Collected Novels and Plays

Collected Novels and Plays

Following the widely celebrated Collected Poems, this second volume in the series of James Merrill’s works brings us Merrill as novelist and playwright. Just as in his poems we come upon prose pieces, dramatic dialogue, and even a short...

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Facing Nature

Facing Nature

John Updike’s fifth collection of poetry faces nature on a number of levels.  An opening section of sonnets touches upon death, aging, and, in a sequence...

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Murder with Pictures

Murder with Pictures

FOLEY, THE RED-FACED, uniformed deputy on duty in the hall, peeked through one of the glass ovals inset in the leather-covered courtroom doors and said:      "Hey, the jury's comin, out!"   ...

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On Love

On Love

"Life has to have the plenitude of art," Edward Hirsch affirms in his fifth volume of poems, On Love, which further establishes him as a major artist. From its...

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Founding Gardeners

Founding Gardeners

From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen,...

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The New Vegetarian Epicure

The New Vegetarian Epicure

Anna Thomas, author of the best-selling The Vegetarian Epicure, which became the bible of vegetarian cooks in the seventies and remains a classic, now returns with an exuberant new cookbook that reflects the way we live...

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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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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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Merrick

Merrick

In her mesmerizing new novel, the author of The Vampire Chronicles and the saga of the Mayfair Witches demonstrates once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of myth and...

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Anonymous Soldiers

Anonymous Soldiers

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of IsraelAnonymous Soldiers brilliantly...

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The Marquis

The Marquis

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero...

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Gwynne's Grammar

Gwynne's Grammar

Anxious about apostrophes?   In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?   Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable...

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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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They Carry a Promise

They Carry a Promise

This bracing collection marks the first appearance in English of the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, hailed as the greatest discovery in Polish poetry of the late twentieth century when, in his late forties,...

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Behind The Mask Of Innocence

Behind The Mask Of Innocence

From Kevin Brownlow, cinema historian and discoverer of lost films, here is the first full-scale exploration of a vital and now almost forgotten chapter of American moviemaking: the response of early producers of the decades...

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Nothing by Design

Nothing by Design

A beautiful collection of verse––both light and dark, elegiac and affirmative––from one of our most admired poets.   The title Nothing...

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Patron Saints

Patron Saints

This lively work of cultural history tells the stories of five young art patrons who, in the last 1920s and 1930s, were instrumental in bringing modern painting,...

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Due Considerations

Due Considerations

John Updike’s sixth collection of essays and literary criticism opens with a skeptical overview of literary biographies, proceeds to five essays on topics ranging from China and small change to faith and late works, and takes up, under...

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Tough Without a Gun

Tough Without a Gun

Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and...

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The Children Return

The Children Return

The Dordogne’s favorite chief of police is back in a case full of twists and turns that finds his small town shockingly targeted by a terrorist network.When an undercover agent tracking domestic jihadists...

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