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A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpieces. The profoundly moving, day-by-day recounting of her mother’s death “shows...

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The Use and Abuse of Literature

The Use and Abuse of Literature

As defining as Christopher Lasch’s The Culture of Narcissism, Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind, and Dinesh D’Souza’s Illiberal Education were to the 1970s,...

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AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS

AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS

This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales...

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The News: A User's Manual

The News: A User's Manual

The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds? We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face...

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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 unexpected...

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The Age of Wonder

The Age of Wonder

A riveting history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. When young Joseph Banks stepped onto...

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The Bottom of the Harbor

The Bottom of the Harbor

On the centennial of Joseph Mitchell's birth, here is a new edition of the classic collection containing his most celebrated pieces about New York City. Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom...

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Your Inner Fish

Your Inner Fish

Why do we look the way we do? What does the human hand have in common with the wing of a fly? Are breasts, sweat glands, and scales connected in some way? To better understand the inner workings...

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Bad Blood

Bad Blood

In Arne Dahl’s riveting follow-up to Misterioso, the Intercrime team is assigned the task of tracking down an American serial killer on the loose in Sweden—quietly, and...

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Shocking True Story

Shocking True Story

Humphrey Bogart said of Confidential: “Everybody reads it but they say the cook brought it into the house” . . . Tom Wolfe called it “the most scandalous scandal magazine in the history of the world” . . . Time defined it as “a cheesecake of innuendo, detraction, and plain smut . . . dig up one sensational...

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Hand-Drying in America

Hand-Drying in America

**Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year 2013****NPR's Best Books of the Year 2013**WITH BEAUTIFUL FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUTFrom one of the most original...

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The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 8 Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and...

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The Charming Quirks of Others

The Charming Quirks of Others

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 7 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. ...

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The Zhivago Affair

The Zhivago Affair

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956,...

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Liberation Theology

Liberation Theology

Liberation theology has become an essential component of almost every major debate over Latin America today.  It has changed the face of political life in Nicaragua, El Salvador,...

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Russian Fairy Tales

Russian Fairy Tales

Translated by Norbert GutermanIllustrated with black-and-white line drawings by Alexander AlexeieffPart of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore LibraryIn...

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Phi

Phi

This title is printed in full color throughout.From one of the most original and influential neuroscientists at work today, here is an exploration of consciousness unlike any...

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Dam!

Dam!

A vivid account of America’s first environmental cause célèbre, which illuminates our attitudes toward fundamental questions of growth, development, and our place...

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E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings

From the author of American Bloomsbury, Louisa May Alcott, and Home Before Dark, a major reassessment of the life and work of the novelist, painter, and playwright considered to be one of America’s preeminent twentieth-century...

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That's How I Roll

That's How I Roll

Andrew Vachss, the master of hard-boiled fiction, returns with a deeply revealing new novel about an assassin whose love forced him to kill his own conscience.Esau Till’s race...

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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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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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The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.  Precious Ramotswe...

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Shockwave

Shockwave

Dell, a former mercenary, and his wife, Dolly, a former battlefield nurse, believe they have finally found a place of peace in a deceptively idyllic small town on the Oregon coast. But...

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