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The Warrior Herdsmen

The Warrior Herdsmen

The Dodoth—a tall, handsome people of the northern tip of Uganda—are a tribe in transition. They are proud, often cruel, warrior herdsmen whose oldest...

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Brinkley's Beat

Brinkley's Beat

From one of America’s most revered journalists–a richly entertaining roundup of the extraordinary individuals with whom he crossed paths in our nation’s capital and of the events that marked the...

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Cartesian Sonata

Cartesian Sonata

From the award-winning author of The Tunnel and Finding a Form--four interrelated novellas that explore Mind, Matter, and God. In the first novella, Gass redefines...

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A PLACE IN THE WOODS

A PLACE IN THE WOODS

To escape the city, to live close to nature in the beauty and quiet of the wilderness, to try to find within oneself a pioneer resourcefulness of spirit, mind, and hand—it is an almost universal dream. Helen Hoover...

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LITTLE GLORIA

LITTLE GLORIA

This is a story of money, glamour, and scandal (on the highest level); a story of American society and of European royalty; a story of family strife exploding into one of the most dramatic and publicized court battles of the century—the battle for a solemn ten-year-old...

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Be the One

Be the One

From the author of North of Montana ("The writing has the taut, perfect tone of a well-tuned string"--Scott Turow), a spellbinding new thriller about ambition taken to...

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To Repel Ghosts

To Repel Ghosts

Revamped from its original "double album" version of 350 pages into this unique "remix," To Repel Ghosts captures the dynamic work and brief life of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.In...

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Residence Georgian Plantation

Residence Georgian Plantation

Fanny Kemble was one of the leading lights of the English theater in the nineteenth century. During a triumphant tour of America, she met and married a wealthy Philadelphian,...

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Refusing Heaven

Refusing Heaven

More than a decade after Jack Gilbert’s The Great Fires, this highly anticipated new collection shows the continued development of a poet who has remained fierce in his avoidance...

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Breakfast Book

Breakfast Book

Celebrates the simple pleasures of a good breakfast with 288 recipes for traditional favorites, devises new approaches to old breakfast dishes, and creates some...

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Life Is Meals

Life Is Meals

From the PEN/Faulkner Award–winning author James Salter and his wife, Kay—amateur chefs and terrific hosts—here is a charming, beautifully illustrated food lover’s companion that, with an entry for each...

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Legends of the American Desert

Legends of the American Desert

For his brilliant reportage ranging from the forested recesses of the Amazon to the manicured lawns of Westchester County, New York, Alex Shoumatoff has won acclaim as one of our most perceptive...

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Franz Liszt, Volume 1

Franz Liszt, Volume 1

Franz Liszt--child prodigy, virtuoso pianist, co-founder with Chopin and Schumann of the Romantic movement in music--has been the subject of literally hundreds of biographies, but it is only in the last...

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A Woman's View

A Woman's View

Now, Voyager, Stella Dallas, Leaver Her to Heaven, Imitation of Life, Mildred Pierce, Gilda…these are only a few of the hundreds of “women’s films” that...

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Matisse the Master

Matisse the Master

“If my story were ever to be written down truthfully from start to finish, it would amaze everyone,” wrote Henri Matisse. It is hard to believe today that Matisse, whose exhibitions draw huge crowds worldwide, was once...

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A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms

A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms

Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author...

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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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Wagner Operas

Wagner Operas

The foremost authority on Wagner presents in this comprehensive volume all that the opera-goer, radio listener, music-love, and confirmed Wagnerite will wish to know about:      The Flying Dutchman   Tannhäuser   Lohengrin   Tristan...

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One More Thing

One More Thing

B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice...

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Aleph

Aleph

Transform your life. Rewrite your destiny.In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character...

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Looking for Poetry

Looking for Poetry

A uniquely appealing collection that reflects the variety and richness of South American poetry.Carlos Drummond de Andrade, a native-born Brazilian, is universally recognized as the...

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Eat Me

Eat Me

"Pancakes are a luxury, like smoking marijuana or having sex. That’s why I came up with the names Ho Cakes and Slutty Cakes. These are extra decadent, but in a way, every pancake is a Ho Cake.”...

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