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Samedi the Deafness

Samedi the Deafness

One morning in the park James Sim discovers a man, crumpled on the ground, stabbed in the chest. In the man's last breath, he whispers his confession: Samedi. What...

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Inspired Sleep

Inspired Sleep

These days, Bonnie Saks is lucky to gets four consecutive hours of shut-eye, what with her bed-wetting young son, her unfinished doctoral thesis, her meager teaching salary, and...

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The Adolescent

The Adolescent

The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent (first published in English as A Raw Youth) is Arkady Dolgoruky, a na•ve...

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Thirty Girls

Thirty Girls

A New York Times Notable BookAn Economist Best Book of the YearEsther Akello is one of thirty Ugandan teenage girls abducted from a Catholic...

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Heroes of the Frontier

Heroes of the Frontier

“A picaresque adventure and spiritual coming-of-age tale — On the Road crossed with Henderson the Rain King… Deeply affecting.” —Michiko...

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The Diamond Caper

The Diamond Caper

Bon vivant and expert sleuth Sam Levitt and his partner in love and intrigue, Elena Morales, return in the latest installment of the delightfully sun-splashed Provençal Caper series....

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Parallel Lives

Parallel Lives

In her study of the married couple as the smallest political unit, Phyllis Rose uses the marriages of five Victorian writers who wrote about their own lives with...

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Niccolo Rising

Niccolo Rising

In this first book of The House of Niccolò series, the author of the Lymond Chronicles introduces a new hero, Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's...

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The Rock

The Rock

The Rock of Jerusalem is one of the world’s most spiritually resonant and politically contentious sites: where Adam first stepped upon leaving Paradise, Abraham attempted to sacrifice...

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Still Life with Husband

Still Life with Husband

Meet Emily Ross, thirty years old, married to her college sweetheart, and personal advocate for cake at breakfast time. Meet Emily's husband, Kevin, a sweet technical writer with a passion for small...

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Paris

Paris

This unique guide to one of the world’s most beloved tourist destinations combines fascinating articles by a wide variety of writers, woven throughout with the editor’s own indispensable advice...

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Happy All the Time

Happy All the Time

"A luminous telling of two modern romances, a book that lingers sweetly and hilariously in the memory." —Dallas Morning NewsGuido and Vincent are childhood...

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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

A New York Times Notable BookA Best Book of the Year: The Economist, The New Yorker, San Francisco Chronicle, Slate.com, and TimeIn Venice, at the Biennale, a...

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Sister Crazy

Sister Crazy

The sprawling Weiss family--as recalled by Jemima, the middle child in Emma Richler’s amazing debut--live an almost idyllic existence. The feeling among the siblings is so palpable...

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v. Goliath

v. Goliath

David Boies, the star trial lawyer in a country obsessed with legal drama, proves endlessly fascinating in this compulsively readable account of his extraordinary career.A man of almost superhuman accomplishment,...

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Athena

Athena

From the internationally acclaimed author of The Book of Evidence and Ghosts comes a mesmerizing novel that is both a literary thriller and a love story as sumptuously...

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Darkness Visible

Darkness Visible

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression....

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After the Fire, a Still Small Voice

After the Fire, a Still Small Voice

After the departure of the woman he loves, Frank struggles to rebuild his life among the sugarcane and sand dunes that surround his oceanside shack. Forty years earlier, Leon is drafted to...

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Landfall

Landfall

When Jerry Chambers, a young coastal patrol pilot during World War II, is accused of mistakenly sinking a British submarine he is reprimanded and sent to a remote...

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Land of Desire

Land of Desire

This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers,...

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Maiden Voyages

Maiden Voyages

This is a collection of women's travel writings, including work by Joan Didion, Edith Wharton, Mildred Cable, Willa Cather, Isak Dinesen, and others. In wry, lyrical, and sometimes wistful voices, they write of disguising themselves as men for safety,...

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The Idiot

The Idiot

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and Demons...

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Samaritan

Samaritan

Ray Mitchell, a former TV writer who has left Hollywood under a cloud, returns to urban Dempsy, New Jersey, hoping to make a difference in the lives of his struggling...

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The Comeback

The Comeback

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 Geoffrey C. Ward, winner...

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