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The Empire of the Senses

The Empire of the Senses

A sweeping, gorgeously written debut: a novel of duty to family and country, the dictates of passion, and blood ties unraveling in the charged political climate of Berlin between...

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Act of God

Act of God

Jill Ciment’s books have been hailed as “stunning,” “powerful,” and “provocative.” Alice Sebold has called her works “beautifully written.” Now the author...

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Into the Savage Country

Into the Savage Country

This breathtaking adventure set in the American West of the 1820s is at once a tale of complex friendships, a love story, and a panoramic retelling of a crucial moment in American history.  ...

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The Sociology of Marx

The Sociology of Marx

The crucial importance of Karl Marx’s thought for his own time and for ours is beyond dispute, but the there have always been two considerable impediments to understanding:...

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Is Shame Necessary?

Is Shame Necessary?

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.   In cultures that champion...

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Screening Room

Screening Room

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes...

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She Weeps Each Time You're Born

She Weeps Each Time You're Born

Quan Barry’s luminous fiction debut brings us the tumultuous history of modern Vietnam as experienced by a young girl born under mysterious circumstances a few years before the country’s...

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There's Something I Want You to Do

There's Something I Want You to Do

From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter’s unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments...

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The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: a major new novel that limns the joys and sorrows of life in contemporary China.   Yang Fei was born on a moving train. Lost...

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Here

Here

From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire’s Here is the story of a corner of a room...

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How to be both

How to be both

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation....

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Decomposition

Decomposition

Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and...

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A Map of Betrayal

A Map of Betrayal

A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the YearFrom the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: a riveting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties...

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Longtime Californ'

Longtime Californ'

Beginning with the immigrants who left poverty-ridden villages in China to try for a better livelihood in America, the narratives and extensive interviews of Longtime Californ’...

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The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café

The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency often helps people find things they have lost. But they have never had to help a client find herself—until now, in this latest installment...

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Life Deluxe

Life Deluxe

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the...

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Sugar Skull

Sugar Skull

The long, strange trip that began in X'ed Out and continued in The Hive reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal...

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The Dog

The Dog

***A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK******LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014******PWs Best of the Year 2014***The author of the best-selling and award-winning Netherland...

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The Moor's Account

The Moor's Account

A New York Times Notable BookA Wall Street Journal Top 10 Book of the YearAn NPR Great Read of 2014A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of the YearIn this stunning work of...

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Shoplifter

Shoplifter

Corrina Park used to have big plans. Studying English literature in college, she imagined writing a successful novel and leading the idealized life of an author. But she’s...

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F

F

F is for family. F is for fortune. F is for fraud. F is for fate.   From the internationally acclaimed author of Measuring the World, here is a dazzling tragicomedy about three brothers...

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The Liar's Wife

The Liar's Wife

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America. In these absorbing and exquisitely...

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The Walk Home

The Walk Home

Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Only he’s not so sure he was right to go. He’s been to London, taught himself to get by, and now he’s...

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The Zhivago Affair

The Zhivago Affair

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956,...

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