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Catastrophe 1914

Catastrophe 1914

From the acclaimed military historian, a new history of the outbreak of World War I: the dramatic stretch from the breakdown of diplomacy to the battles—the Marne, Ypres, Tannenberg—that...

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A Wicked War

A Wicked War

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation...

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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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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s...

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The Gift of Southern Cooking

The Gift of Southern Cooking

Edna Lewis--whose The Taste of Country Cooking has become an American classic--and Alabama-born chef Scott Peacock pool their unusual cooking talents to give us this unique cookbook. What...

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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Eastern Region

National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Eastern Region

Brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds of North America: East is designed to be compact enough...

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The Great Fires

The Great Fires

JOYCE'S MOTTO has had much fame but few apostles. Among them, there has been Jack Gilbert and his orthodoxy, a strictness that has required of this poet, now in the seventh decade...

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Revolutionary Wealth

Revolutionary Wealth

Starting with the publication of their seminal bestseller, Future Shock, Alvin and Heidi Toffler have given millions of readers new ways to think about personal life in today’s high-speed world with its constantly changing,...

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James Merrill

James Merrill

Langdon Hammer has given us the first biography of the poet James Merrill (1926–95), whose life is surely one of the most fascinating in American literature. Merrill was born...

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Swimming to Antarctica

Swimming to Antarctica

• At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland.• At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men’s and women’s world records for swimming the English Channel—a...

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I Remember Nothing

I Remember Nothing

Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning...

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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many...

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Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors

Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors

Shamans, Mystics and Doctors is a detailed and thoroughly fascinating account of the many ways in which the ancient healing traditions of India—embodied in the...

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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Western Region

National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Western Region

This easy-to-use pocket guide includes 80 full-color photos, each showing one of the 80 species you are most likely to come across in North America. This reference...

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Something Shining

Something Shining

Widely praised for his earlier collections, Daniel Halpern has grown steadily in stature and attainment. Now, with Something Shining, his first collection of new poems in seven years, he gives...

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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction Shortlisted for the 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical LiteratureFrom...

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One Day On Beetle Rock

One Day On Beetle Rock

To Beetle Rock, in the High Sierra, the city folk come in summer to camp, to rest, and to look at the magnificent sky over their heads and the broad sweep of the valley 6,500 feet...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Nothing would have given Will Percy greater delight—he died in January 1942—than this Collected Poems, for although he was lawyer, soldier, cosmopolitan, plantation-owner, and patriot, it was...

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MELANIE KLEIN

MELANIE KLEIN

Until recently underestimated in America, Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Parent of object-relations...

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The Mansion of Happiness

The Mansion of Happiness

Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas...

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THE BASS SAXOPHONE

THE BASS SAXOPHONE

The two haunting, poetic novellas that comprise The Bass Saxophonebrilliantly evoke the comedy and sadness of life under the Nazi and Soviet dictatorships. They are prefaced by a remarkable...

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The Sonderberg Case

The Sonderberg Case

From the Nobel laureate and author of the masterly Night, a deeply felt, beautifully written novel of morality, guilt, and innocence.Despite personal success, Yedidyah—a...

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The Classic Ballet

The Classic Ballet

“For soundness, for clarity, for succinctness, this manual of basic ballet is the best there is anywhere.” –Edwin Denby, The NationWith a precision...

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