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The Moor's Account

The Moor's Account

**PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST**A New York Times Notable BookA Wall Street Journal Top 10 Book of the YearAn NPR Great Read of 2014A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of the YearIn...

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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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At the Bottom of Everything

At the Bottom of Everything

A stunning novel of friendship, guilt, and madness: two friends, torn apart by a terrible secret, and the dark adventure that neither of them could have ever conceived. It’s...

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The Life of Kingsley Amis

The Life of Kingsley Amis

Here is the authorized, definitive biography of one of the most controversial figures of twentieth-century literature, renowned for his blistering intelligence, savage wit and belligerent fierceness of opinion: Kingsley Amis was not only the finest...

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Queen

Queen

Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington.A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by...

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Space Is the Place

Space Is the Place

Always riveting, Space Is the Place is the definitive biography of "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz"  (The New York Times)—unparalleled...

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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 of creation...

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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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Life Deluxe

Life Deluxe

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the...

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including...

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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.From the Trade...

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Stardust Melodies

Stardust Melodies

In Stardust Melodies, Will Friedwald takes each of these legendary songs apart and puts it together again, with a staggering wealth of detail and unprecedented understanding.Each...

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The Liar's Wife

The Liar's Wife

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America. In these absorbing and exquisitely...

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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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NOT THE END OF THE WORLD

NOT THE END OF THE WORLD

Not the End of the World signals the arrival of a major new voice in contemporary American fiction. In much the same way that Kaye Gibbons burst upon the growing literary scene with her...

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Shattered Faith

Shattered Faith

In 1993, Sheila Rauch Kennedy received a letter from the Boston Catholic Archdiocese announcing that her former husband, Congressman Joseph Kennedy, was seeking an annulment of...

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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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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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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...

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INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

Since 1979, United States policy in Central America has been based on an assumption that revolutionary movements led by Marxists must represent a serious threat to U.S. interests...

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The Dragon's Village

The Dragon's Village

This extraordinary autobiographical story, compelling, candid, and deeply personal, plunges us into that tumultuous moment in China out of which the modern People’s Republic finally emerged....

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Born Free

Born Free

There have been many accounts of the return to the wild of tame animals, but since its original publication in 1960, when the New York Times hailed it as a "fascinating and remarkable book,"...

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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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Corduroy Mansions

Corduroy Mansions

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 1 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including perhaps...

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