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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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Evergreen

Evergreen

A BookPage Best Book of the Year It is 1938 when Eveline, a young bride, follows her husband, Emil, into the Minnesota wilderness. Though their cabin...

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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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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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The Girls from Corona del Mar

The Girls from Corona del Mar

Best friends Mia and Lorrie Ann couldn’t be more different; where Mia is reckless and proudly hard-hearted, Lorrie Ann is kind, serenely beautiful, and seemingly immune...

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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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Station Eleven

Station Eleven

A National Book Award FinalistA PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had...

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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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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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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his...

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Today I'm Yours

Today I'm Yours

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   It was the first autumn of the Iraq War, when Ella saw Dani again. “Today I’m Yours” is a story of seduction and layered...

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Homage to Hemingway

Homage to Hemingway

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending and one of Britain’s greatest...

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Dreaming in Polish

Dreaming in Polish

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection The old man and the old woman always dreamed the same dreams. Everyone in Celia’s town knows the couple, married sixty years, with wrinkled...

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Big Volodya and Little Volodya

Big Volodya and Little Volodya

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Sophia Lvovna loves Little Volodya, but she is married to Big Volodya. A classic Chekhov story of love, anguish,...

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The Other Week

The Other Week

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Francine and Freddie live in a little house on the edge of the desert, with not enough money, too many snakes, no coffee, and a...

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A River Out of Eden

A River Out of Eden

On a night of torrential rain, a warrior appears near the Colombia River, where the Chinook people thrived before the hydroelectric dams came and changed their entire way of life....

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Witness

Witness

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection Hector didn’t know how to stop Azmina from doing what she did whenever she came over, which was to clean. Hector...

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