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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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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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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 Lover

The Lover

An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication...

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Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology...

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Incognito

Incognito

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?  In this sparkling and provocative new book,...

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Hell Before Breakfast

Hell Before Breakfast

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of...

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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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Death and Oil

Death and Oil

The first full account of the most tragic oil rig disaster in history, the human story behind it, and the true nature of its legacy. July 6, 1988, began as a normal day on Piper...

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Pacific War, 1931-1945

Pacific War, 1931-1945

A portrayal of how and why Japan waged war from 1931-1945 and what life was like for the Japanese people in a society engaged in total war.

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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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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale

A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.

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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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The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

From Robert Browning’s Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s...

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War without Mercy

War without Mercy

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST Now in paperback, War Without Mercy has been hailed by The New...

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A Scattered People

A Scattered People

The movement of millions of ordinary people westward across the American continent was one of the great folk migrations of all time, stretching over two centuries and thousands of hard-traveled...

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The Norse Myths

The Norse Myths

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent...

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Amoskeag

Amoskeag

Through the prism of one turn-of-the-century factory-city, Tamara Hareven and Randolph Langenbach have captured the historic experience of millions of Americans. We hear for the first time the...

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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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The Anatomy of Violence

The Anatomy of Violence

With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughoutWhy do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers? Is bad biology partly to blame?...

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Birth of a Nation'hood

Birth of a Nation'hood

Co-edited and introduced by Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Birth of a Nation'hood elucidates as never before the grim miasma of the O.J. Simpson case,...

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Building The Dream

Building The Dream

For Gwendolyn Wright, the houses of America are the diaries of the American people. They create a fascinating chronicle of the way we have lived, and a reflection of every...

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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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The Right Attitude to Rain

The Right Attitude to Rain

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 3 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman...

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