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African Folktales

African Folktales

Nearly 100 stories from over 40 tribe-related myths of creation, tales of epic deeds, ghost stories and tales set in both the animal and human realms.Part...

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A Death in Jerusalem

A Death in Jerusalem

On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations–appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward...

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For Discrimination

For Discrimination

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Fisher v. University of Texas, For Discrimination is at once the definitive reckoning with one of America’s...

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The Man with the Compound Eyes

The Man with the Compound Eyes

When a tsunami sends a massive island made entirely of trash crashing into the Taiwanese coast, two very different people—an outcast from a mythical island and a woman on the verge of suicide—are...

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Politics of Experience

Politics of Experience

R.D. Laing is at his most wickedly iconoclastic in this eloquent assault on conventional morality. Unorthodox to some, brilliantly original to others, The Politics of Experience...

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Reading Dance

Reading Dance

Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal:...

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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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HEALING THE WOUNDS

HEALING THE WOUNDS

Healing the Wounds is the most revealing book ever written by a doctor about his own profession. In it, David Hilfiker breaks the code of silence surrounding the everyday practice...

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The Assault

The Assault

A novel that probes moral devastation following a Nazi retaliation in a Dutch town. The Assault has been translated and published to great critical acclaim throughout Europe and...

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The Woman Destroyed

The Woman Destroyed

In three “immensely intelligent stories about the decay of passion” (The Sunday Herald Times [London]), Simone de Beauvoir draws us into the lives of three women,...

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The Universe Within

The Universe Within

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**From one of our finest and most popular science writers, and the best-selling author of Your Inner Fish, comes the answer to a scientific...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip

A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip

At age twelve, Kevin Brockmeier is ready to become a different person: not the boy he has always been—the one who cries too easily and laughs too easily, who lives in an otherland...

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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 screens; they...

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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

The Miracle at Speedy Motors

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9 Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO...

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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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Building Stories

Building Stories

The New York Times Book Review, Top 10 Book of the YearTime Magazine, Top Ten Fiction Book of the YearPublishers Weekly, Best Book of the Year2013 Lynd Ward Prize, Best Graphic Novel of the Year4-time 2013 Eisner Award Winner, including Best Publication, Best Writer/Artist and Best Graphic AlbumNewsday,...

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Lord Fear

Lord Fear

Lucas Mann was only thirteen years old when his brother Josh—charismatic and ambitious, funny and sadistic, violent and vulnerable—died of a heroin overdose. Although his brief...

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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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How to be both

How to be both

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZESHORT-LISTED FOR THE BAILEY WOMEN'S PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2014 GOLDSMITHS PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2014 COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE SALTIRE LITERARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDA Best Book of the Year:...

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The Ice Palace That Melted Away

The Ice Palace That Melted Away

With The Ice Palace That Melted Away, Bill Stumpf, the designer of the first ergonomic chair, addresses the symbiotic relationship between design and the way we live, the often deadening effect...

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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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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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Latin American Folktales

Latin American Folktales

The wisdom and artistry of Latin America's storytellers preserve one of the world's richest folktale traditions--combining the lore of medieval Europe, the ancient Near East, and pre-Columbian America. Among the essential...

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The Forever Girl

The Forever Girl

The author of the best-selling and universally adored No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series now gives us The Forever Girl, a novel about love and following one’s heart, and the...

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