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To Skin a Cat

To Skin a Cat

Thomas McGuane's first short story collection; 13 stories of great range, verve and humor.

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American Hunger

American Hunger

An eBook short.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory ReportingIn this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow...

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Reign of Error

Reign of Error

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s...

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece, an iconic fable of guilt and redemption set in Puritan Massachusetts, has long been considered one of the greatest American novels. The...

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Walden & Civil Disobedience

Walden & Civil Disobedience

Henry David Thoreau’s account of his adventure in self-reliance on the shores of a pond in Massachusetts—part social experiment, part spiritual quest—is an enduringly...

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Set in post-war Germany, the international bestseller The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook is a stunning emotional thriller about our fiercest loyalties and our deepest...

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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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The Girl Who Loved Camellias

The Girl Who Loved Camellias

This riveting biography brilliantly explores the short, intense, and passionate life of the country girl from Normandy, who at thirteen fled her brute of a father to go to Paris. Almost...

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Japan 1941

Japan 1941

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearA groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and...

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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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