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Writing the Declaration of Independence

Writing the Declaration of Independence

A colorful, enlightening account of how Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, and the road to July 4: a selection from Joseph J. Ellis’s American Sphinx,...

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Tigerman

Tigerman

A KIRKUS REVIEWS and NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST AND ALA NOTABLE BOOK From the award-winning author of Angelmaker, Tigerman is...

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The Walk Home

The Walk Home

Stevie hasn't set foot in his home town for years, and he can’t decide whether to let his family—what’s left of them, anyway—know he’s back. He wasn’t...

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Grey

Grey

See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey. In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers...

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California 1901

California 1901

A Vintage Shorts OriginalThe explosive companion piece to Clifford Jackman’s The Winter Family: when a burned man appears on a farm in rural California, looking...

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Hell Before Breakfast

Hell Before Breakfast

From acclaimed historian Robert H. Patton, author of The Pattons and Patriot Pirates, a rediscovery and celebration of America’s first chroniclers...

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Rose Gold

Rose Gold

Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, has been kidnapped by a black revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth. Their leader, Uhuru Nolica, is holding...

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Ulysses Bores Me So

Ulysses Bores Me So

The publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses was met with both hyperbolic praise and scorn: was Joyce’s evocation of a day in the life of Leopold Bloom’s Dublin...

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Babies

Babies

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Virginia, a copywriter at an ad agency, looks around her office one day and realizes that everyone—well, nearly...

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When She Is Old and I Am Famous

When She Is Old and I Am Famous

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Mira is studying art in Florence when her cousin Aïda arrives for a visit. Aïda is a model who almost died—but...

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Peep Show

Peep Show

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Allen Fein— née Ari Feinberg—is on his way to Port Authority when he hears it: “Girls,” the...

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Coming, Aphrodite

Coming, Aphrodite

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Don Hedger had lived for four years on the top floor of an old house on the south side of Washington Square, New York, and nobody...

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The Peculiar State

The Peculiar State

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection Hamburg: home of a lapsed writer and his statistician girlfriend. He is part of the 41 percent of the German population that hasn’t...

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Adultery

Adultery

I want to change. I need to change. I'm gradually losing touch with myself.  Adultery, the provocative new novel by Paulo Coelho, best-selling...

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At the Reunion Buffet

At the Reunion Buffet

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original SelectionIn this warm, intelligently observed novella, Isabel Dalhousie, Alexander McCall Smith's wonderful heroine,...

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Back Channel

Back Channel

October 1962. The Soviet Union has smuggled missiles into Cuba. Kennedy and Khrushchev are in the midst of a military face-off that could lead to nuclear conflagration. The only way for...

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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

A Washington Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Book of the YearEmily Shepard is on the run; the nuclear...

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Shockwave

Shockwave

Dell, a former mercenary, and his wife, Dolly, once a battlefield nurse, believe they have finally found peace in a deceptively idyllic town on the Oregon coast. Until early one...

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Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?

Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?

From Dave Eggers, best-selling author of The Circle, a tour de force of dialogue and dark humor, coursing emotions and tight control. Your Fathers, Where Are They?...

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All of Us

All of Us

This prodigiously rich collection suggests that Raymond Carver was not only America’s finest writer of short fiction, but also one of its most large-hearted and affecting poets. Like Carver’s stories,...

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Cathedral

Cathedral

Raymond Carver’s third collection of stories, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, including the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very...

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The Colonel's Wife

The Colonel's Wife

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   The colonel had served in two wars with the Marines, without being injured. Then, at home, he breaks both legs falling off...

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Short Cuts

Short Cuts

The nine stories and one poem collected in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film “Short Cuts” directed by Robert Altman. Collected altogether in this volume, these...

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Ultramarine

Ultramarine

One of Raymond Carver’s final collections of poetry, moving from the beauty of the natural world to thoughts of mortality and family and art. Throughout, Carver “has the astonished,...

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