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Homing Instincts

Homing Instincts

Long-Listed for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the EssaySarah Menkedick spent her twenties trekking alone across South America, teaching English to recalcitrant...

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African American Folktales

African American Folktales

Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to accounts of how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell...

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Interesting Times

Interesting Times

Eric Hobsbawm is considered by many to be our greatest living historian. Robert Heilbroner, writing about Hobsbawm’s The Age of Extremes 1914-1991 said, “I know of no other account that sheds as...

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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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Bat-Manga! (Limited Hardcover Edition)

Bat-Manga! (Limited Hardcover Edition)

The two hottest genres in comics gleefully collide head-on, as the most beloved American superhero gets the coolest Japanese manga makeover ever. In 1966, during the height of the first Batman craze,...

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Subliminal

Subliminal

Leonard Mlodinow, the best-selling author of The Drunkard’s Walk and coauthor of The Grand Design (with Stephen Hawking), gives us a startling and eye-opening...

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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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Turing's Cathedral

Turing's Cathedral

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson...

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The Practice of Perfection

The Practice of Perfection

Robert Aiken, author of Encouraging Words and Taking the Path of Zen, is America’s most senior Zen Roshi. In this new book he presents the Ten Pãramitãs, of Transcendental...

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The Girl Who Married a Lion

The Girl Who Married a Lion

Gathered here is a beguiling selection of folktales from Zimbabwe and Botswana as retold by the best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. This treasury contains most of the...

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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale

The first installment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the...

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The Book of Heaven

The Book of Heaven

From the author of the classic travel memoir Dinner with Persephone, an accomplished poet, and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, here is an eagerly anticipated, stunningly original...

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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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Breakdowns

Breakdowns

The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus explores the comics form...and how it formed him!This book opens with Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!, creating vignettes of the people,...

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Only Revolutions

Only Revolutions

Sam:They were with us before Romeo & Juliet. And long after too. Because they’re forever around. Or so both claim, carolling gleefully:We’re allways sixteen.Sam & Hailey, powered...

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The Assault

The Assault

It is the winter of 1945, the last dark days of World War II in occupied Holland. A Nazi collaborator, infamous for his cruelty, is assassinated as he rides home on his bicycle....

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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 cultural experience:...

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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 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 militiaman...

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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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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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A Miracle, a Universe

A Miracle, a Universe

In recent years as countries around the globe have begun to move from dictatorial to more democratic systems of governance, no more traumatic (or dramatic) ethical problem has arisen than what...

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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

The Miracle at Speedy Motors

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor,...

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The Woman on the Stairs

The Woman on the Stairs

In a museum far from home a man stumbles onto a painting of a woman for whom he once, long ago, risked everything and who then mysteriously disappeared from his life. As a young lawyer,...

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