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Calcutta

Calcutta

In this vividly drawn and deeply personal portrait, acclaimed novelist Amit Chaudhuri chronicles the two years he spent revisiting Calcutta, the city of his birth. ...

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Winner of the Man Booker PrizeNothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington PostFrom...

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Revenge of the Kremlin

Revenge of the Kremlin

In this gripping, tightly plotted tale of espionage, Malko Linge investigates the suspicious death of a Russian oligarch in London.   Boris Berezovsky...

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Another Great Day at Sea

Another Great Day at Sea

As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes. So as an adult, naturally he jumped at the chance to spend a week onboard the aircraft carrier...

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Last Days of the Civil War

Last Days of the Civil War

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning history A Stillness at Appomattox, an electrifying account of the end of the Civil War—Grant and Lee’s...

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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

To eight-year-old Grace Davitt, the world is full of strange wonders. Through the eyes of her mother, Anna—an ornithologist who speaks five languages—their...

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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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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 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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Thirty Girls

Thirty Girls

A New York Times Notable BookAn Economist Best Book of the YearEsther Akello is one of thirty Ugandan teenage girls abducted from a Catholic...

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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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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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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...

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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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