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Lost Empress

Lost Empress

From the acclaimed PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize-winning author of A Naked Singularity, a shockingly hilarious novel that tackles, with equal aplomb, both America’s most popular sport and its criminal...

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Our Story

Our Story

Begun by the author when he was eighty-seven years old and mourning the loss of his wife, Our Story is a graphic memoir like no other: a celebration of a marriage that spanned the twentieth century in China,...

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Our Towns

Our Towns

***NATIONAL BEST SELLER***A vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national...

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Atlas of a Lost World

Atlas of a Lost World

From the author of Apocalyptic Planet comes a vivid travelogue through prehistory, that traces the arrival of the first people in North America at least twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts...

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The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse

From the beloved and best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series comes a heartwarming tale of hope and friendship set amid the turmoil of World War II....

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Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, here is an inspires, lyrical meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence...

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Who We Are and How We Got Here

Who We Are and How We Got Here

A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human history. Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field...

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Elastic

Elastic

Tap into the hidden power of your brain.   Elastic is a book that will help you survive the whirlwind.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of When and A...

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A Reckoning

A Reckoning

It’s 1855, and the Dickinson farm, in the bottom corner of Virginia, is already in debt when a Northern abolitionist arrives and creates havoc among the slaves. Determined to find...

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The Ghost Notebooks

The Ghost Notebooks

Belletrist Book of the Month"[An] elegant, eerie new novel . . .  Powerful." —The Washington Post A supernatural story of love, ghosts,...

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The Strange Order of Things

The Strange Order of Things

From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding the origins of life, feeling, and culture.  ...

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Winter

Winter

Shortlisted for the British Book Award—Book of the YearLonglisted for the Orwell Prize for Political WritingThe second novel in the Man Booker Prize–nominated author’s Seasonal cycle; the much-anticipated follow-up...

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The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the five works that chronicle the mil­itary campaigns of Julius Caesar. Together, these five narratives present a comprehensive picture of military and political developments leading...

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Silence

Silence

What is silence?Where can it be found?Why is it now more important than ever?In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge spent fifty days walking...

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The Friendly Orange Glow

The Friendly Orange Glow

At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers—some of them only high school students—in the late...

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The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums

The author of the magisterial A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers now approaches the great singers and their greatest work in an innovative and revelatory way: through considering their finest albums, which is the format...

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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Mma...

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Lenin

Lenin

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures...

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The Familiar, Volume 5

The Familiar, Volume 5

The Season One finale of this riveting multisensory masterpiece from the visionary author of House of Leaves.     The Familiar Volume 1 Wherein the cat is found . . . The Familiar Volume 2 Wherein...

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100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers’s now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1934, was billed as “A Negro ‘Believe It or Not.’”...

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Parallel Time

Parallel Time

Parallel Time is an evocative memoir that poses universal questions: Where does the family end and the self begin? What do we owe our families, and what do we owe our...

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From Global to Local

From Global to Local

This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments throughout the world, to show that our shared narrative...

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The Shadow in the Garden

The Shadow in the Garden

The biographer—so often in the shadows, kibitzing, casting doubt, proving facts—comes to the stage in this funny, poignant, endearing tale of how writers’ lives get documented....

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The Kelloggs

The Kelloggs

***2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist for Nonfiction***"What's more American than Corn Flakes?" —Bing CrosbyFrom the much admired medical historian (“Markel shows just how compelling the medical...

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