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The Devil's Cave

The Devil's Cave

Mystery, food, and wine in the French province of Dordogne—the latest offering from Martin Walker, featuring Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges.It’s spring in St. Denis....

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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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Beyond Equality

Beyond Equality

"The era of Reconstruction was short-lived but rife with historically significant activity. The central political issues of the day, according to the author, were the future...

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Americana

Americana

John Updike's first collection of verse since his Collected Poems, 1953-1993 brings together fifty-eight poems, three of them of considerable length. The four sections take up,...

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Marry Me

Marry Me

"It is, quite simply, Updike's best novel yet." NEWSWEEKA deftly satirical portrait of life and love in a suburban town as only Updike can paint it.From...

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Goodbye to a River

Goodbye to a River

In the 1950s, a series of dams was proposed along the Brazos River in north-central Texas. For John Graves, this project meant that if the stream’s regimen was thus changed, the beautiful and sometimes brutal...

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St. Clair

St. Clair

Located near the southern edge of the Pennsylvania anthracite, the town of St. Clair in the early half of the 19th century seemed to be perfectly situated to provide fuel to the iron and steel industry that was...

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Lanterns On The Levee

Lanterns On The Levee

Born and raised in Greenville, Mississippi, within the shelter of old traditions, aristocratic in the best sense, William Alexander Percy in his lifetime (1885–1942)...

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The Neelys' Celebration Cookbook

The Neelys' Celebration Cookbook

Pat and Gina Neely, the beloved husband-and-wife team and authors of the New York Times best seller Down Home with the Neelys, are all about lettin’ the good...

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Cancer Vixen

Cancer Vixen

“What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . ....

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A Walk with Jefferson

A Walk with Jefferson

The inspiration for the title poem of Philip Levine’s A Walk with Tom Jefferson is not the founding father and third president of the United States that most...

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Dept. of Speculation

Dept. of Speculation

Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck...

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Vera Gran-The Accused

Vera Gran-The Accused

The extraordinary, controversial story of Vera Gran, beautiful, exotic prewar Polish singing star; legendary, sensual contralto, Dietrich-like in tone, favorite of the 1930s Warsaw nightclubs, celebrated before, and during, her...

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Going Home Again

Going Home Again

After two acclaimed historical novels, one of Canada’s most celebrated young writers now gives us the vibrant, contemporary story of a man studying the suddenly...

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The Undertow

The Undertow

The American debut of an enthralling new voice: a vivid, indelibly told work of fiction that follows four generations of a family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century—a...

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Girls in White Dresses

Girls in White Dresses

Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all...

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Enlightenment Volume 1

Enlightenment Volume 1

The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the...

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Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi

A New York Times Notable BookEmpress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire...

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Musorgsky and His Circle

Musorgsky and His Circle

The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the...

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Thirty Girls

Thirty Girls

The long-awaited novel from the best-selling, award-winning author of Evening is a literary tour de force set in war-torn Africa.Esther is a Ugandan teenager...

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The Life of Irene Nemirovsky

The Life of Irene Nemirovsky

The first major biography of the author of Suite FrançaiseThe posthumous publication of Suite Française won Irène Némirovsky international acclaim and brought...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

“The idea of verse, of poetry, has always, during forty years spent working primarily in prose, stood at my elbow, as a standing invitation to the highest kind of verbal exercise—the...

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Instructions for a Heatwave

Instructions for a Heatwave

Sophisticated, intelligent, impossible to put down, Maggie O’Farrell’s beguiling novels—After You’d Gone, winner of a Betty Trask Award; The Distance Between Us, winner...

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The Guitar Handbook

The Guitar Handbook

The most comprehensive resource available for beginning and experienced guitarists alike, whether acoustic or electric. Completely redesigned and with many more...

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