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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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The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

The bestselling novel that inspired Mervyn LeRoy’s classic horror film about the little girl who can get away with anything—even murder.   There’s something special about eight-year-old Rhoda Penmark....

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Casebook

Casebook

An Oprah.com Best book of the YearNine-year-old Miles Adler-Hart’s mother, “the Mims,” is “pretty for a mathematician.” Miles...

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Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore

Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore

Millions of men and (no doubt many) women have watched famed black porn queen Debbie Dare—she of the blond wig and blue contacts—“do it” on television and...

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Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver.    When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776,...

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Gandhi Before India

Gandhi Before India

A New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearA revelatory work of biography, Gandhi Before India is...

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The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

1872: the American merchant vessel Mary Celeste is discovered adrift off the coast of Spain. Her cargo is intact and there is no sign of struggle, but her crew has disappeared, never...

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How to Be a Heroine

How to Be a Heroine

While debating literature’s greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation—her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of...

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My Age of Anxiety

My Age of Anxiety

A Washington Post Notable BookA Seattle Times Best Book of the YearDrawing on his own longstanding battle with anxiety, Scott Stossel presents...

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The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain’s satiric novel about two boys who trade places in Tudor England—written “for young people of all ages”—was his first foray into historical...

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Pudd'nhead Wilson

Pudd'nhead Wilson

Mark Twain’s darkest novel—about a master and slave switched at birth—combines a courtroom drama with a provocative fable about race and identity.Twain’s...

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Two Moons

Two Moons

Astronomy, politics, and romance join forces in this novel from the writer John Updike has called "one of the most interesting American novelists at work."        It's...

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