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La's Orchestra Saves the World

La's Orchestra Saves the World

From the best-selling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a delightful and moving story that celebrates the healing powers of friendship and music. It...

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The Bonds of Love

The Bonds of Love

Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life?...

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Perversion

Perversion

This new study, part of Professor Robert Stoller’s well-known, continuing work on sex and gender identity, is especially concerned with the psychological forces that...

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Half and Half

Half and Half

As we approach the twenty-first century, biracialism and biculturalism are becoming increasingly common. Skin color and place of birth are no longer reliable signifiers...

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Shinohata

Shinohata

Not many foreigners have the chance to live in a Japanese village, certainly not foreigners who are sufficiently at home to do so as unobtrusively and intimately as the author of...

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The Banished Immortal

The Banished Immortal

From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai—also known as Li PoIn his own time...

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OUR UNFINISHED BUSINESS

OUR UNFINISHED BUSINESS

What human ends are served by our economic policies?  To whom is what “owed” in our country today?  Is there an acceptable argument for just wars – or for the proliferation...

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Connect

Connect

The promise of wellness and satisfaction has never been as ubiquitous in our culture as it is now.  Images of happy people stare out at us from magazine pages and television...

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Einstein for Beginners

Einstein for Beginners

Amusing, irreverent, sophisticated and highly accessible, Einstein for Beginners is the perfect introduction to Einstein's life and thought.Reaching back as...

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The Familiar, Volume 1

The Familiar, Volume 1

From the author of the international best seller House of Leaves and National Book Award–nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental new novel as dazzling as it is...

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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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The Rope

The Rope

From the best-selling author of Republic of Fear, here is a gritty and unflinching novel about Iraqi failure in the wake of the 2003 American invasion, as seen through the eyes of a Shi‘ite...

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including...

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William Cameron Menzies

William Cameron Menzies

He was the consummate designer of film architecture on a grand scale, influenced by German expressionism and the work of the great European directors. He was known for his visual flair and timeless innovation, a man who meticulously preplanned the color and design of each film through a series of continuity sketches that made clear camera angles, lighting,...

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Cezanne

Cezanne

With 32-pages of full-color inserts, and black-and-white illustrations throughout.Alex Danchev gives us the first comprehensive assessment of the revolutionary work and restless life...

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On Empire

On Empire

In there four incisive and keenly perceptive essays, one of out most celebrated and respected historians of modern Europe looks at the world situation and some of the major political problems confronting...

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The Perils of Morning Coffee

The Perils of Morning Coffee

In this Isabel Dalhousie original short story, available exclusively in electronic format, our intrepid heroine—accused by a distraught wife of being the "other woman"—makes...

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Hitler's Charisma

Hitler's Charisma

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was...

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Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming

The full-length, definitive biography of the legendary director of Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.Victor Fleming was the most sought-after director in Hollywood’s golden age,...

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The Paradox of American Democracy

The Paradox of American Democracy

John B. Judis, one of our most insightful political commentators, most rational and careful thinkers, and most engaged witnesses in Washington, has taken on a challenge that even the most concerned...

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Winter

Winter

Shortlisted for the British Book Award – Fiction Book of the Year and 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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Playing Changes

Playing Changes

One of jazz’s leading critics gives us an invigorating, richly detailed portrait of the artists and events that have shaped the music of our time. Grounded in authority and brimming with...

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The Norse Myths

The Norse Myths

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the pre-Christian Scandinavian world vividly to life. Gods, humans, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, contests of strength,...

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The Happy Life

The Happy Life

By Australia’s greatest contemporary author, an elegant, succinct meditation on what makes for a happy life. ;-)“Happiness surely is among the simplest of human...

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