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Doing Justice

Doing Justice

*A New York Times Bestseller*By the one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, an important overview of the way our justice system works, and why the...

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Goulash

Goulash

A novel that stirs together the perfect proportions of humor, history, romance, and myth to bring to brilliant life a people, a time, and a city Eager to escape...

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Lady First

Lady First

The little-known story of remarkable First Lady Sarah Polk—a brilliant master of the art of high politics and a crucial but unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism.While...

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The New World Economy: A Beginner's Guide

The New World Economy: A Beginner's Guide

What is blockchain? What is Bitcoin? How can central banks be instrumental in guiding a nation's economy? What are the underlying causes of trade deficits? Do trade wars actually...

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Sleeping with Strangers

Sleeping with Strangers

In this wholly original work of film criticism, David Thomson, celebrated author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, probes the many ways in which sexuality has shaped...

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Soldiers of Salamis

Soldiers of Salamis

A novel of the Spanish Civil War—a modern classic, an international bestseller, and a searing exploration of the unknowability of history. In the waning...

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The Source of Self-Regard

The Source of Self-Regard

Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades. These pages give us her searing prayer for the dead of 9/11, her...

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This View of Life

This View of Life

It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian...

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Horizon

Horizon

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKFrom pole to pole and across decades of lived experience, National Book Award-winning author Barry Lopez delivers his most far-ranging, yet personal, work...

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How to Live a Good Life

How to Live a Good Life

A collection of essays by fifteen philosophers presenting a thoughtful, introductory guide to choosing a philosophy for living an examined and meaningful life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALSocrates...

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The Man in the Brown Suit

The Man in the Brown Suit

A colorful murder mystery in which a spirited young woman plays amateur sleuth aboard a luxury cruise ship to South AfricaAfter young Anne Beddingfeld...

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The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads

From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes an updated, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now—as seen...

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A Passage to India

A Passage to India

Britain’s three-hundred-year relationship with the Indian subcontinent produced much fiction of interest but only one indisputable masterpiece: E. M. Forster’s...

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Working

Working

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing...

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A Certain Justice

A Certain Justice

When distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to...

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Hitler and Stalin

Hitler and Stalin

Forty years after his Hitler: A Study in Tyranny set a standard for scholarship of the Nazi era, Lord Alan Bullock gives readers a breathtakingly accomplished dual...

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The Banished Immortal

The Banished Immortal

In his own time (701–762), Li Bai’s brilliant poems—shaped by Daoist thought, filled with an irrepressible lust for life—were never given their proper due....

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Black Is the Body

Black Is the Body

An extraordinary, exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race--in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way--in twelve telltale, connected, deeply personal essays that explore, up-close, the complexities...

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For the Love of Classical Music

For the Love of Classical Music

A Vintage Shorts Original Selection In an illuminating and probing conversation with renowned actor, producer, comedian and philanthropist Alec Baldwin, John Mauceri...

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The Goodness Paradox

The Goodness Paradox

“A fascinating new analysis of human violence, filled with fresh ideas and gripping evidence from our primate cousins, historical forebears, and contemporary neighbors.”—Steven...

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The Life of Saul Bellow

The Life of Saul Bellow

When this second volume of The Life of Saul Bellow opens, Bellow, at forty-nine, is at the pinnacle of American letters - rich, famous, critically acclaimed. The expected trajectory is one of decline:...

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American Dialogue

American Dialogue

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas...

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Gwynne's Grammar

Gwynne's Grammar

Anxious about apostrophes?   In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?   Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable...

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Proust's Duchess

Proust's Duchess

From the author of Queen of Fashion--a glittering look at fin-de-siècle Paris through the three women who inspired Proust's supreme fictional character, the Duchesse...

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