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The Righteous Mind

The Righteous Mind

Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The...

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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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In the Shadow of No Towers

In the Shadow of No Towers

For Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were both highly personal and intensely political. In the Shadow of No Towers,...

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Sex, Death and God in L.A.

Sex, Death and God in L.A.

Los Angeles is the labyrinth at the end of the American Dream, a city often celebrated, often condemned—rarely understood. In this fascinating and unusual collection David Reid has...

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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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13 Bankers

13 Bankers

Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks—Bank...

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Another Great Day at Sea

Another Great Day at Sea

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours...

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GOOD BENITO

GOOD BENITO

From the author of the best-selling Einstein’s Dreams comes a wonderfully original, deeply moving, and wryly funny novel about the clash between the absolutes of science and the vagaries...

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In the House of the Interpreter

In the House of the Interpreter

With black-and-white illustrations throughoutWorld-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ng˜ug˜ý wa Thiong’o gives us the second volume of...

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FAMILY NIGHT

FAMILY NIGHT

*Winner of the PEN American/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Special Citation* Family Night cracks open one American family and shows us the values—and...

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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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Herland

Herland

On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine...

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The Mural at the Waverly Inn

The Mural at the Waverly Inn

The Waverly Inn has been a landmark in New York’s Greenwich Village since the 1920’s. But since 2006, when Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter bought and refurbished the restaurant,...

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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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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

THE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE AND BABBAGE . . . in which Sydney Padua transforms one of the most compelling scientific collaborations into a hilarious series of adventures. Meet Victorian London’s...

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Into the Savage Country

Into the Savage Country

This breathtaking adventure set in the American West of the 1820s is at once a tale of complex friendships, a love story, and a panoramic retelling of a crucial moment in American history.  ...

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The Rabbi's Cat

The Rabbi's Cat

The preeminent work by one of France’s most celebrated young comic artists, The Rabbi’s Cat tells the wholly unique story of a rabbi, his daughter, and their talking cat —...

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Haunts of the Black Masseur

Haunts of the Black Masseur

In a masterful work of cultural history, Charles Sprawson, himself an obsessional swimmer and fluent diver, explores the meaning that different cultures have attached to water, and the...

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The Whalestoe Letters

The Whalestoe Letters

Between 1982 and 1989, Pelafina H. Lièvre sent her son, Johnny Truant, a series of letters from The Three Attic Whalestoe Institute, a psychiatric facility in Ohio where...

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Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies

Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies

This fresh and elegant translation of one hundred tales from twenty-five centuries of Chinese literature opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. Illustrated...

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Here

Here

From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire’s Here is the story of a corner of a room...

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Good-bye, Chunky Rice

Good-bye, Chunky Rice

This here be the first ever “graphical novel book” by Craig Thompson. It was winnning a Harvey Award, no less. It documentates the once upon a time in our fishing...

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Fidelity

Fidelity

"Berry richly evokes Port William's farmlands and hamlets, and his characters are fiercely individual, yet mutually protective in everything they do. . . ....

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Legends and Tales of the American West

Legends and Tales of the American West

From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys,...

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