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Leap

Leap

With Leap, Terry Tempest Williams, award-winning author of Refuge, offers a sustained meditation on passion, faith, and creativity-based upon...

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Plainwater

Plainwater

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting...

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An Unspoken Hunger

An Unspoken Hunger

Williams weaves her observations in the naturalist field and her personal experience--as a woman, a Westerner, and a Mormon--into a resonant manifesto on behalf...

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Zeno's Conscience

Zeno's Conscience

Long hailed as a seminal work of modernism in the tradition of Joyce and Kafka, and now available in a supple new English translation, Italo Svevo’s charming and splendidly...

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The Fires of Autumn

The Fires of Autumn

This panoramic exploration of French life between the wars reads like a prequel to Irène Némirovsky’s international bestseller Suite Française....

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Killing O'Reilly

Killing O'Reilly

A death-defying, more or less historically accurate parody of Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling Killing series, from one of the writers of the Harvard Lampoon’s...

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Last Things

Last Things

Grace's father believes in science and builds his daughter a dollhouse with lights that really work. Grace's mother takes her skinny-dipping in the lake and teaches...

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The Mermaid's Child

The Mermaid's Child

In this fantastical novel, the acclaimed author of Longbourn brings us the magical story of a young girl in search of her mother...who just might be a mermaid. Malin...

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Robogenesis

Robogenesis

It’s been three years since the global uprising of the world's robots, three long years in which ordinary people waged a guerilla war that saved humankind...

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St. Patrick: The First Missionary

St. Patrick: The First Missionary

A selection from How The Irish Saved Civilization, everything you need to know about the historical St. Patrick, the extraordinary Iron Age man who became Ireland’s...

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Children at War

Children at War

Children at War is the first comprehensive book to examine the growing and global use of children as soldiers. P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in twenty-first-century...

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Bach

Bach

One of the Best Books of the YearThe Economist * The Christian Science Monitor * Financial Times *Johann...

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The Cake House

The Cake House

Rosaura Douglas's father shot himself after her mother left him . . . or at least that's the story everyone is telling. Now her mother has remarried and Rosie is trapped...

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Long Man

Long Man

Annie Clyde Dodson and her three-year-old daughter Gracie are among the last holdouts in a tiny town, standing in the way of progress in the Tennessee River Valley. Just a few days...

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The Nile

The Nile

The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and...

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The Painter

The Painter

An Oprah.com "Must-Read" BookAfter having shot a man in a Santa Fe bar, the famous artist Jim Stegner served his time and has since struggled to manage...

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The Slogan

The Slogan

A selection from the admired history Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, the story of how one of feminism’s most popular slogans came to life.  In...

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

One of Thomas Hardy’s most famous novels is the story of an innocent young woman victimized by the double standards of her day.Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar...

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Joe Hill

Joe Hill

Blending fact with fiction in this masterful historical novel, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner retells the story of Joe Hill—the Wobbly bard and labor...

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The Living and the Dead

The Living and the Dead

One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during...

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Recapitulation

Recapitulation

In Recapitulation, by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner, the protagonist of his classic novel Big Rock Candy Mountain...

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Sons of Mississippi

Sons of Mississippi

They stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image...

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The Sound of Mountain Water

The Sound of Mountain Water

A book of timeless importance about the American West by a National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning author. The essays collected in this volume encompass...

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The Uneasy Chair

The Uneasy Chair

Bernard DeVoto was a wild intellectual from the Rocky Mountains, a rebel, iconoclast, and idealist who fled his stifling small town for the intellectual freedom and community...

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