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On Gold Mountain

On Gold Mountain

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family,...

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Hamburg, 1946. In the British Occupied Zone, thousands of Germans are wandering the rubble, lost and homeless, and Colonel Lewis Morgan is charged with overseeing the rebuilding...

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through...

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An Event in Autumn

An Event in Autumn

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly...

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Philoctetes

Philoctetes

The Trojan War has been raging for nine long years. Desperate for victory and a return home, the Greeks have been told by a seer that there is only one way to defeat Troy: the great archer Philoctetes and...

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The Comeback

The Comeback

An eBook short.Franklin Roosevelt contracted polio in the summer of 1921, resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. One year later, he went back to work. Noted historian...

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Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party

Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party

An eBook short.An all-new, never-before-published original short novel by the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, about a hapless American...

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What We See When We Read

What We See When We Read

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very...

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The Battle of Ap Bac

The Battle of Ap Bac

An eBook short.In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident...

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The Madmen of Benghazi

The Madmen of Benghazi

THE MADMEN OF BENGHAZI, available for the first time in the U.S., is a gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines espionage thriller set in volatile post-Qaddafi Libya.   Gérard...

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Moral Disorder: A Story

Moral Disorder: A Story

An eBook short.The author of such towering novels as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood creates worlds just as vividly...

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The Outing

The Outing

An eBook short.In James Baldwin’s classic short story, “The Outing,” from Going to Meet the Man, a Harlem church group escapes the city for a summer day-trip...

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Vissi d'Arte

Vissi d'Arte

An eBook short.A classic Lorrie Moore story from her beloved collection Like Life, “Vissi d’Arte” is funny, bright, a little sad, biting: a brokenhearted...

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

An eBook short.What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted...

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How War Begins

How War Begins

An eBook short.From the dean of modern military historians, John Keegan: a key selection from his masterpiece, The First World War. The road to World War I, from the...

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Jack Firebrace's War

Jack Firebrace's War

An eBook short.A dispatch from the underground world of Birdsong, a story of love and World War I.  In a stagnant war of trenches and barbed wire, there...

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The Blood Telegram

The Blood Telegram

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General NonfictionWinner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for Best Foreign Affairs BookOne of the Best Books of the Year at * The Economist * Financial Times * The...

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Police

Police

Finalist -- GoodReads Choice Award -- Mystery/ThrillerA vindictive killer is stalking Oslo’s streets, slaying police officers at the scenes of crimes they...

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Parade

Parade

In a crowded two-bedroom apartment in Tokyo, four Japanese twenty-somethings are waiting for their lives to begin. They have come from all over Japan, bringing with them dreams of success and romance,...

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a...

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Waiting for a Goal

Waiting for a Goal

An eBook short.A selection from the beloved bestseller Among the Thugs, “Waiting for a Goal” pinpoints the actual soccer amid the rampant hooliganism. They...

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Longbourn

Longbourn

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Title, a Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book, a Miami Herald Favorite Book, and a...

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The Lowland

The Lowland

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • A Time Top Fiction Book • An NPR "Great Read" • A Chicago Tribune Best Book • A USA Today Best Book • A People...

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Beer in the Snooker Club

Beer in the Snooker Club

Set amidst the turbulence of 1950s Cairo, Beer in the Snooker Club is the story of Ram Bey, an over-educated, under-ambitious young Egyptian struggling to find out...

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