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A Mad Desire to Dance

A Mad Desire to Dance

From Elie Wiesel, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of our fiercest moral voices, a provocative and deeply thoughtful new novel about a life shaped by the worst horrors of the twentieth century...

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Levels of Life

Levels of Life

An NPR Best Book of the YearA Daily Candy Best Book of the YearJulian Barnes, author of the Man Booker Prize–winning novel The Sense of an Ending, gives us his most powerfully moving book...

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Uproar

Uproar

In this book of homemade psalms, Brooks Haxton brings the poetry of the original psalmists, their awe and their music, into our world of jet planes and space travel, automatic rifles and suburban...

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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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Private Life

Private Life

A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman’s life, from the 1880s to World War II.Margaret Mayfield is nearly...

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Snow

Snow

From the acclaimed author of My Name Is Red (“a sumptuous thriller”–John Updike; “chockful of sublimity and sin”–New York Times Book Review), comes...

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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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Snow Mountain Passage

Snow Mountain Passage

Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of the most dramatic of our pioneer stories—the ordeal of the Donner Party, with its cast of young and old risking all, its imprisoning snows, its rumors...

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The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic

Finalist for the 2011 National Book AwardJulie Otsuka’s long awaited follow-up to When the Emperor Was Divine (“To watch Emperor catching on with teachers and students...

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Zara's Tales

Zara's Tales

From adventurer, explorer, photographer, writer, pied piper Peter Beard—eleven irresistible tales, told to his daughter in his tented encampment at Hog Ranch, Kenya, about life, about living, about Africa.He...

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Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger

The first full-scale life of the controversial, greatly admired yet often underrated director/producer who was known as “Otto the Terrible.”Nothing about Otto Preminger was small, trivial, or self-denying, from his privileged upbringing in Vienna as the son of an improbably successful Jewish lawyer to his work in film and theater in Europe and, later, in America.His range as a director was remarkable:...

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The Time of the Uprooted

The Time of the Uprooted

From Elie Wiesel, a profoundly moving novel about the healing power of compassion.Gamaliel Friedman is only a child when his family flees Czechoslovakia in 1939 for the relative safety...

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American Language Supplement 1

American Language Supplement 1

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th...

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How It Feels When a Parent Dies

How It Feels When a Parent Dies

18 children from age 7 - 17, speak openly of their experiences and feelings. As they speak we see them in photos with their surviving parent and with other family...

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Alongside Wallace Stevens, James Merrill, and other pillars of twentieth-century poetry, Anthony Hecht joins the Borzoi Poetry series.Hecht, whose writing rings with the cadences of the King James Bible, and who, as an...

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The Nuclear Age

The Nuclear Age

Going After Cacciato (winner of the National Book Award in 1979) was widely acclaimed as one of the most powerful and emotionally vivid novels about Vietnam. Now, writing with the same sharp, richly expressive...

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Vittorio, the Vampire

Vittorio, the Vampire

With Pandora, Anne Rice began a magnificent new series of vampire novels. Now, in the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, she tells the mesmerizing story of Vittorio, a vampire...

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Spencer Tracy

Spencer Tracy

“The best goddamned actor I’ve ever seen!”—George M. CohanHis full name was Spencer Bonaventure Tracy. He was called “The Gray Fox” by Frank Sinatra; other actors called him the “The Pope.”Spencer Tracy’s image on-screen was that of a self-reliant man whose sense of rectitude toward others was matched by his sense of humor toward himself....

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Isaac And His Devils

Isaac And His Devils

“Enchanting . . . Bursting with talent and love of life,” said the Washington Post Book World of Fernanda Eberstadt’s extraordinary first novel, Low Tide. ...

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The Pleasures of Cooking for One

The Pleasures of Cooking for One

From the legendary editor of some of the world’s greatest cooks—including Julia Child and James Beard—a passionate and practical book about the joys of cooking for one.Here,...

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When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone

When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone

A collection of poems ranging from melancholy meditations of a solitary mind concerning estrangement and the longing for reconnection to the natural world and its...

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The Snowman

The Snowman

Internationally acclaimed crime writer Jo Nesbø’s antihero police investigator, Harry Hole, is back: in a bone-chilling thriller that will take Hole to the brink of insanity. Oslo...

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

In 1858 Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside, respected by fellow biologists and well liked among his wide and distinguished circle of acquaintances....

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The Dancing Mind

The Dancing Mind

On the occasion of her acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters on the sixth of November, 1996, Nobel...

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