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Still Looking

Still Looking

When, in 1989, a collection of John Updike’s writings on art appeared under the title Just Looking, a reviewer in the San Francisco Chronicle commented, “He refreshes for us the sense of prose opportunity that makes art a sustaining...

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Knopf MapGuide: Paris

Knopf MapGuide: Paris

This opening fold-out contains a general map of Paris to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover Paris through 8 districts and...

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Ghosts by Daylight

Ghosts by Daylight

An enthralling, deeply moving memoir from one of our foremost American war correspondents.Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career—more than twenty years—in war...

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100 Suns

100 Suns

Between July 1945 and November 1962 the United States is known to have conducted 216 atmospheric and underwater nuclear tests. After the Limited Test Ban Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union in...

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THE PHYSICISTS

THE PHYSICISTS

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed...

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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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Wheeling Motel

Wheeling Motel

In his tenth collection of poetry, Franz Wright gives us an exquisite book of reconciliation with the past and acceptance of what may come in the future. From his earliest...

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This Crazy Thing Called Love

This Crazy Thing Called Love

In 1955, Ann Woodward shot her husband, Billy, in their Oyster Bay, Long Island, home. While she was cleared by a grand jury, which believed her story that she had mistaken Billy...

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I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son

From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey...

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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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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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Empire Falls

Empire Falls

Richard Russo—from his first novel, Mohawk, to his most recent, Straight Man—has demonstrated a peerless affinity for the human tragicomedy, and with this stunning...

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Satan, Cantor, And Infinity And Other Mind-bogglin

Satan, Cantor, And Infinity And Other Mind-bogglin

More than two hundred new and challenging logic puzzles—the simplest brainteaser to the most complex paradoxes in contemporary mathematical thinking—from our topmost puzzlemaster...

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I Was a Dancer

I Was a Dancer

“Who am I? I’m a man; an American, a father, a teacher, but most of all, I am a person who knows how the arts can change lives, because they transformed mine. I was a dancer.”In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques...

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In the Kitchen with Rosie

In the Kitchen with Rosie

With 50 recipes and 8 pages of full-color photographs by Micheal McLaughlin.From the Hardcover edition.

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The Earth Gods

The Earth Gods

"The Earth Gods, the last book to be published while Gibran was still in this world, came into the poet's hands two weeks before he was to lay aside all earthly volumes. . . . He had a peculiar...

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

A beautiful new edition—the first in nearly twenty years—of the work of Wallace Stevens, a founding father of contemporary American poetry, with a dazzling range of work that is at once emotional...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

From a stop-action photograph of the amazing flying squirrel to Big Horn Sheep perched on a rock face, this guide puts the world of mammals in your hands. Illustrated...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously uncollected...

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Of Time and Place

Of Time and Place

Of Time and Place is a legacy from one of the best-loved woodsman writers of our time. To the outdoorsmen who often canoed and portaged with him through the northern Lake country,...

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The Pregnant Widow

The Pregnant Widow

The year is 1970, and the youth of Europe are in the chaotic, ecstatic throes of the sexual revolution. Though blindly dedicated to the cause, its nubile foot soldiers have yet...

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Blood, Tin, Straw

Blood, Tin, Straw

From Sharon Olds—a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with humor.From...

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The Handbook Of Sailing

The Handbook Of Sailing

Newly updated and now in paperback, this backlist classic contains 2,000 diagrams and photos enabling you to visualize every sailing procedure and maneuver; reflects...

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Tragic Muse

Tragic Muse

Rachel Felix (1821-58), the homely daughter of poor Jewish peddlers, was the first stage actress to achieve international stardom - and the last person one would...

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