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Joan Mitchell

Joan Mitchell

“Gee, Joan, if only you were French and male and dead.” —New York art dealer to Joan Mitchell, the 1950sShe was a steel heiress from the Midwest—Chicago and Lake Forest (her grandfather built Chicago’s bridges and worked for Andrew Carnegie). She...

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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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The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

Here's the dog's life as seen through the eyes and imaginations of, among others, Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Saul Steinberg, and the dog's all-time best friend,...

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Trout

Trout

Having developed a passion for fishing as a boy, James Prosek searched in vain for a book that catalogued the trout he had come to treasure. Then he began painting them himself, inspired...

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Money

Money

From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s...

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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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Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster

Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual, Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bête du cinéma, one of Hollywood's great stars. He was, as well,...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--W

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--W

All 933 identification pictures are full-color photos of significant details of virtually all native trees and many cultivated species as you see them in their natural...

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Leaving the Sea

Leaving the Sea

From one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, an extraordinary collection of stories that showcases his gifts—and his range—as never before. ...

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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street

In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the...

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The Lowland

The Lowland

National Book Award FinalistShortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker PrizeFrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel,...

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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon

Where's the Moon, There's the Moon

With “the easy charm of a natural New England oracle” (The Huffington Post), Dan Chiasson brings us poems of young fatherhood, love, and loss...

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Why We Get Fat

Why We Get Fat

An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes.In his New York Times best seller, Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes argued that our diet’s overemphasis...

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The War

The War

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most...

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Love and Treasure

Love and Treasure

A spellbinding new novel of contraband masterpieces, tragic love, and the unexpected legacies of forgotten crimes, Ayelet Waldman’s Love and Treasure weaves...

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Creatures Of Habit

Creatures Of Habit

In the twilight of glittering, shameless New York, the most famous chronicler of eighties society was columnist Libby Alexander—a.k.a. The Pimpernel. She was the all-perceiving eye...

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Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

Anne Rice’s second book in her hugely ambitious and courageous life of Christ begins during his last winter before his baptism in the Jordan and concludes with the miracle at Cana.It is a novel...

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Gold Cell

Gold Cell

A new collection by the much praised poet whose second book THE DEAD AND THE LIVING, was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1983 and winner of the National Book...

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The Hollywood Studios

The Hollywood Studios

Hollywood in the years between 1929 and 1948 was a town of moviemaking empires. The great studios were estates of talent: sprawling, dense, diverse. It was the Golden...

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Knopf MapGuide: Athens

Knopf MapGuide: Athens

Explore Athens with 6 easy-to-use fold-out maps plus great listings for all tastes and budgets.

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The Ultimate Guitar Book

The Ultimate Guitar Book

The First Paperback Edition of The Definitive Reference Work On The Guitar, And The Most Beautiful Book On The Subject Ever Produced"When you get right down to it, these...

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Dying Every Day

Dying Every Day

From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne (“Gripping . . . the narrative verve of a born writer and the erudition of a scholar” —Daniel  Mendelsohn) and editor of The Landmark...

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Jazz

Jazz

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible forThe Civil War and Baseball.Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed...

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