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Dissent and the Supreme Court

Dissent and the Supreme Court

In his major work, acclaimed historian and judicial authority Melvin Urofsky examines the great dissents throughout the Court’s long history. Constitutional dialogue...

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Green Island

Green Island

Taipei, February 28, 1947: As an uprising rocks Taiwan, a young doctor is taken from his newborn daughter by Chinese Nationalists, on charges of speaking out against the...

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Quicksand

Quicksand

A stunning and poignant autobiographical look at the myriad experiences that shape a meaningful life, by the bestselling author of the Kurt Wallander mysteries.    ...

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Fifty Shades Darker (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Fifty Shades Darker (Movie Tie-In Edition)

OFFICIAL MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION, INCLUDES BONUS MATERIAL    A special edition of E L James’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Fifty Shades Darker,...

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Julieta (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Julieta (Movie Tie-in Edition)

The Three Stories that Inspired the MovieWith a foreword by Pedro AlmodóvarAlice Munro is cherished for her exquisite, affecting meditations on the human heart....

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Poems

Poems

William Blake is one of England’s most fascinating writers; he was not only a groundbreaking poet, but also a painter, engraver, radical, and mystic. Although Blake was...

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Stories I Tell Myself

Stories I Tell Myself

Hunter S. Thompson, “smart hillbilly,” boy of the South, born and bred in Louisville, Kentucky, son of an insurance salesman and a stay-at-home mom, public school-educated, jailed at seventeen on a bogus petty robbery charge, member...

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Four Baboons Adoring the Sun and Other Plays

Four Baboons Adoring the Sun and Other Plays

The setting is Sicily, the island where the gods once spent their holidays. The principals are a newlywed couple in their forties, who hope to meld the children...

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The Clothing of Books

The Clothing of Books

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the...

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Gender Outlaw

Gender Outlaw

“I know I’m not a man . . . and I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m probably not a woman, either. . . . . The trouble is, we’re living in a world that insists we...

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The Life of Saul Bellow

The Life of Saul Bellow

For much of his adult life, Saul Bellow was the most acclaimed novelist in America, the winner of, among other awards, the Nobel Prize in Literature, three National Book...

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge, one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful novels, opens with a scene of shocking heartlessness. In a fit of drunken rage, Michael Henchard, an...

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The Question of Separatism

The Question of Separatism

Jane Jacobs, writing from her adoptive country, uses the problems facing an independence-seeking Quebec and Canada as a whole to examine the universal problem of...

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Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI)

Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI)

Previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes "Story Of Your Life," the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner,...

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Custer's Trials

Custer's Trials

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryIn this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping...

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The Guest Room

The Guest Room

When Kristin Chapman agrees to let her husband, Richard, host his brother's bachelor party, she expects a certain amount of debauchery. She takes their young daughter to...

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Story of a Sociopath

Story of a Sociopath

I’m scum. Yes, I always have been. . . . I know what I did, and what I should have done.   A spellbinding and provocative psychological thriller that shows just how far a man...

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Battling the Gods

Battling the Gods

How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those...

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Notwithstanding

Notwithstanding

As the world around it marches forward, the bucolic English village of Notwithstanding remains unchanged. It is, as it always has been, a place of pubs and cricket pitches, where local...

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The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook is a call to actionto change the way you manage your health and the health of your family. Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable...

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When Parents Part

When Parents Part

Using the latest scientific research in child development, Penelope Leach, author of the best-selling Your Baby & Child, details the effects of divorce...

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The U.S. Constitution: The Citizen's Annotated Edition

The U.S. Constitution: The Citizen's Annotated Edition

A Vintage Shorts Original Selection As Khizr Khan dramatically demonstrated at this year’s Democratic National Convention, the U.S. Constitution is the central point...

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Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?

Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—he has explained the origins of morality,...

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Insider Baseball

Insider Baseball

A Vintage Shorts Selection   Almost three decades ago, iconic and incomparable American essayist Joan Didion’s now-classic report from the Dukakis campaign trail...

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