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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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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**Willa Cather’s letters—withheld from publication for more than six decades—are...

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Tracks (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Tracks (Movie Tie-in Edition)

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going...

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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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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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The Girl at the Lion d'Or

The Girl at the Lion d'Or

"Beautifully written and--extraordinarily moving."--The Sunday Times (London)From the author of the international bestseller Birdsong, comes a haunting historical novel of passion, loss,...

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On Green Dolphin Street

On Green Dolphin Street

Focusing on a richly significant time in our recent past, Sebastian Faulks, the bestselling author of Birdsong and Charlotte Gray, has written his first novel set in America....

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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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At the Bottom of Everything

At the Bottom of Everything

It’s been ages since the “incident” that estranged former best friends Adam and Thomas, and Adam has long since decided he’s better off, even if...

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Before the Trumpet

Before the Trumpet

 Before Pearl Harbor, before polio and his entry into politics, FDR was a handsome, pampered, but strong-willed youth, the center of a rarefied world. ...

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Falling Upwards

Falling Upwards

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013****The New Republic Best Books of 2013****Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**In a dazzling fusion of history,...

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A First-Class Temperament

A First-Class Temperament

In this classic of American biography, based upon thousands of original documents, many never previously published, the prize-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward tells the...

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The Redeemer

The Redeemer

The crime is simple—the motive is anything but. Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, leaving one of the singers dead in...

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The Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee

A selection from Alex Kotlowitz’s masterpiece of immersive reportage There Are No Children Here, the harrowing coming-of-age story of two children...

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"I'll Be There for You"

"I'll Be There for You"

An eBook short.A behind-the-scenes look at Friends, one of the most popular TV shows of all time—a wide-ranging interview with the cast and creators, excerpted from Top...

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Where Climate Is Heading

Where Climate Is Heading

An eBook short. A selection from the much-praised climate change primer Global Weirdness, written by Climate Central, the nonprofit, nonpartisan source...

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Experience

Experience

Martin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels. The...

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The War Against Cliche

The War Against Cliche

Is there anything that Martin Amis can’t write about? In this virtuosic, career-spanning collection he takes on James Joyce and Elvis Presley, Nabokov and English football, Jane Austen...

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Alive

Alive

An eBook short.From one of our most celebrated contemporary writers, winner of the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner Award: Ha Jin’s staggering story “Alive,”...

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The Bitter Tea of General Yen

The Bitter Tea of General Yen

The groundbreaking novel behind Frank Capra’s melodrama starring Barbara Stanwyck and Nils Asther.   Traveling to Shanghai to marry her medical missionary fiancé,...

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

The basis for Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s cinematic romance starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison.   Burdened by debt after her husband's death, Lucy Muir insists on moving into the...

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