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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, set 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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A Marker to Measure Drift

A Marker to Measure Drift

A New York Times Notable BookA hypnotic, spellbinding novel set in Greece and Africa, where a young Liberian woman reckons with a haunted past.  On a...

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Long Man

Long Man

From the critically acclaimed author of Bloodroot, a gripping, wondrously evocative novel of a family in turmoil, set against the backdrop of real-life historical event—the story of three days...

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Star Island

Star Island

Meet twenty-two-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen—and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster. Now meet...

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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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Field of Light and Shadow

Field of Light and Shadow

A career-spanning volume from one of our most valuable living American poets, offering poems that display an exquisite ear tuned to the natural world, to love and friendship, and to the continually...

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The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

In this updated and greatly enlarged edition of her Book of Middle Eastern Food, Claudia Roden re-creates a classic. The book was originally published here in 1972 and was hailed by James Beard as "a landmark...

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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams

February 21, 1848, the House of Representatives, Washington D.C.: Congressman John Quincy Adams, rising to speak, suddenly collapses at his desk; two days later, he dies in the...

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The Cuban Kitchen

The Cuban Kitchen

What is Cuban cuisine? A delectable intermingling of Spanish, Portuguese, Arabian, Chinese, and African culinary traditions—a true melting pot of all the influences that combine in Cuban culture.Now, Raquel Rabade Roque gives us the...

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A Monster's Notes

A Monster's Notes

“A remarkable creation, a baroque opera of grief, laced with lines of haunting beauty and profundity.” —The Washington Post Now in paperback,...

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Heathen Days

Heathen Days

In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education...

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The Leopard

The Leopard

“With Henning Mankell having written his last Wallander novel and Stieg Larsson no longer with us, I have had to make the decision on whom to confer the title of best current Nordic writer of crime fiction...

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Send (Revised Edition)

Send (Revised Edition)

Send—the classic guide to email for office and home—has become indispensable for readers navigating the impersonal, and at times overwhelming, world of electronic communication. ...

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Vertigo Park And Other Tall Tales

Vertigo Park And Other Tall Tales

A hilarious and wickedly original collection of pieces and cartoons by one of America’s funniest writers. The title story (as sweeping as any novel but without the annoying length, more glamorous...

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Great Soul

Great Soul

A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its...

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Revolutionary Founders

Revolutionary Founders

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh new reading of the American Revolution that gives...

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The Spare Wife

The Spare Wife

Alex Witchel’s first novel, Me Times Three, was praised by Joan Didion as “an irresistible dissection of love in the city.” Now Witchel returns with a sophisticated, witty, sexy story...

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Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera

Set in a country on the Caribbean coast of South America, this is a story about a woman and two men and their entwined lives. From the author of the legendary One...

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Telephone Poles and Other Poems

Telephone Poles and Other Poems

WHEN, five years and five books of fiction ago, THE CARPENTERED HEN, John Updike’s first collection of verse, was published, Phyllis McGinley wrote: “I have been happily...

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century...

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Lasher

Lasher

From the day her first Vampire Chronicle was published, critics and readers--readers by the hundreds of thousands--have been mesmerized by the writings of Anne Rice.  And with the publication...

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