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This Is Shakespeare

This Is Shakespeare

An electrifying new study that investigates the challenges of the Bard’s inconsistencies and flaws, and focuses on revealing—not resolving—the ambiguities of the plays and their...

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Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required

The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and...

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We Ride Upon Sticks

We Ride Upon Sticks

Acclaimed novelist Quan Barry delivers a tour de female force in this delightful novel. Set in the coastal town of Danvers, Massachusetts, where the accusations began that led to the 1692...

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My Brother's Husband, Volume 1

My Brother's Husband, Volume 1

***WINNER OF THE 2018 EISNER AWARD FOR BEST U.S. EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL — ASIA***Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo;...

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Tyll

Tyll

From the internationally best-selling author of You Should Have Left, Measuring the World, and F, a transfixing retelling of the German myth of Tyll Ulenspiegel: a story about the devastation...

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The Convert

The Convert

In this dazzling work of historical fiction, the Man Booker International–long-listed author of War and Turpentine reconstructs the tragic story of a medieval noblewoman who...

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The Affirmative Action Puzzle

The Affirmative Action Puzzle

A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 through today’s tumultuous times   From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable”...

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Interior Chinatown

Interior Chinatown

"One of the funniest books of the year has arrived, a delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post"Fresh and beautiful . . . Interior Chinatown represents yet another stellar destination in the journey...

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Physical Intelligence

Physical Intelligence

Elegantly written and deeply grounded in personal experience—works by Oliver Sacks come to mind—Physical Intelligence gives us a clear, illuminating examination...

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Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen

Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen

In 1726, in the town of Godalming, England, a woman confounded the nation’s medical community by giving birth to seventeen rabbits. This astonishing true story is the basis...

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Galileo's Error

Galileo's Error

From a leading philosopher of the mind comes this lucid, provocative argument that offers a radically new picture of human consciousness—panpsychism.Understanding...

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The Little Blue Kite

The Little Blue Kite

We all have fears, but if we can’t face the small ones how will we face the big ones? Kai is afraid to fly a little blue kite. But Kai is also very, very brave, and overcoming this small fear will lead him on...

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Mud and Stars

Mud and Stars

ONE OF SMITHSONIAN'S BEST TRAVEL BOOKS OF THE YEARWith the writers of the Golden Age as her guides—Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol, and Turgenev, among others—Sara Wheeler...

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This Is Pleasure

This Is Pleasure

Starting with Bad Behavior in the 1980s, Mary Gaitskill has been writing about gender relations with searing, even prophetic honesty. In This Is Pleasure, she considers...

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To the Land of Long Lost Friends

To the Land of Long Lost Friends

In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always...

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Qualification

Qualification

“Say what you mean, but don’t say it mean.” —12-Step aphorismFrom the author of My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down, a new graphic memoir brimming...

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A Guest of the Reich

A Guest of the Reich

Washington Post Best Book of the YearThe dramatic story of a South Carolina heiress who joined the OSS and became the first American woman in uniform taken prisoner on the Western front—until...

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Rusty Brown

Rusty Brown

***FINALIST FOR THE 2020 PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD****** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR ***A major graphic novel event more than 18 years in progress:...

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A Cosmology of Monsters

A Cosmology of Monsters

"If John Irving ever wrote a horror novel, it would be something like this. I loved it.” —Stephen KingNoah Turner sees monsters.His father...

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I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going

I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going

Brilliantly funny, frank, and shattering, this is the bittersweet memoir by Peter McGough of his life with artist David McDermott. Set in New York’s Lower East Side of the 1980s and...

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Rebooting AI

Rebooting AI

Two leaders in the field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence.Despite...

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Gender and Our Brains

Gender and Our Brains

A breakthrough work in neuroscience and an incisive corrective to a long history of damaging pseudo-science, finally debunking the myth that there is a biological distinction between...

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The Memory Police

The Memory Police

*** 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ****** LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE ****** NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR ***A haunting Orwellian novel...

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Time Song

Time Song

Julia Blackburn has always collected things that hold stories about the past, especially the very distant past: mammoth bones, little shells that happen to be two million years...

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