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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 the world wars....

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The Novel Habits of Happiness

The Novel Habits of Happiness

The insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie returns, taking on a case unlike any she’s had before—this one with paranormal implications—in the...

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Lust, Caution

Lust, Caution

Now a major motion picture from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in Shanghai during...

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The Practice of Perfection

The Practice of Perfection

Robert Aiken, author of Encouraging Words and Taking the Path of Zen, is America’s most senior Zen Roshi. In this new book he presents the Ten Pãramitãs, of Transcendental...

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La Perdida

La Perdida

From the Harvey and Lulu award–winning creator of Artbabe comes this riveting story of a young woman’s misadventures in Mexico City. Carla, an American estranged from her Mexican father,...

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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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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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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 13 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 Household Spirit

The Household Spirit

In this remarkable novel, Tod Wodicka, author of All Shall Be Well; and All Shall Be Well; and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well, has crafted a luminous story of a most curious friendship.  ...

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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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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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The Walk Home

The Walk Home

Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has. Only he’s not so sure he was right to go. He’s been to London, taught himself to get by, and...

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Butterfly Economics

Butterfly Economics

Why did VHS, an inferior video recording technology, succeed in the marketplace, driving the superior Betamax out of business? Why do big-budget, acclaimed movies sometimes...

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Peanuts

Peanuts

This beautiful album will dazzle fans of Charles M. Schulz and his art, providing an unprecedented look at the work of the most brilliant and beloved cartoonist of the twentieth century. Here is the whole gang–Charlie Brown,...

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David Boring

David Boring

Meet David Boring: a nineteen-year-old security guard with a tortured innner life and an obsessive nature. When he meets the girl of his dreams, things begin to go awry: what seems too good to be true...

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The Sociology of Marx

The Sociology of Marx

The crucial importance of Karl Marx’s thought for his own time and for ours is beyond dispute, but the there have always been two considerable impediments to understanding:...

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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 Dust That Falls from Dreams

The Dust That Falls from Dreams

From the acclaimed author of Corelli’s Mandolin, here is a sumptuous, sweeping, powerfully moving new novel about a British family whose lives and loves are indelibly shaped by the horrors of World War...

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Reef Madness

Reef Madness

Explores the century-long controversy over the orgins of coral reefs, a debate that split the world of nineteenth-century science, looking at the diverse roles of...

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Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804

Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804

Winner of the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes's seminal two-part examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain's greatest...

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Living with Jazz

Living with Jazz

A collection of essays, biographical profiles, and critical analyses by one of the twentieth century's leading jazz writers includes commentary on the work of jazz...

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My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

One of the most promising young talents in cartooning makes his debut with a dazzling collection—part freakish dreamlife, part quirk-o-rama autobiography, all genius.Long a fixture in comics anthologies,...

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The Other Language

The Other Language

Hailed by The New York Times as “a natural-born storyteller,” the acclaimed author of Rules of the Wild gives us nine incandescently smart stories, funny,...

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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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