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Babylon Rolling

Babylon Rolling

Ariel May and her husband, Ed, have just moved to New Orleans with their two small children. Their neighbor, Fearius, is a fifteen-year-old just out of juvenile detention. Across the...

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World at Risk

World at Risk

“The greatest danger of another catastrophic attack in the United States will materialize if the world's most dangerous terrorists acquire the world's most dangerous weapons.” —The...

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A Kind of Anger

A Kind of Anger

Eric Ambler is at the top of his form with A Kind of Anger, which expertly combines a satire of paparazzi-driven media culture with a classic espionage tale filled...

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Goodnight, Nebraska

Goodnight, Nebraska

At the age of 17, Randall Hunsacker shoots his mother's boyfriend, steals a car and comes close to killing himself. His second chance lies in a small Nebraska farm town, where the landmarks...

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A Kind of Magic

A Kind of Magic

Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's fascinating second autobiography—a follow-up to her first, A Peculiar Treasure—in which she shares...

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Aye, and Gomorrah

Aye, and Gomorrah

A father must come to terms with his son's death in the war. In Venice an architecture student commits a crime of passion. A white southern airport loader tries...

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Secret Rendezvous

Secret Rendezvous

From the acclaimed author of Woman in the Dunes comes Secret Rendezvous, the bizarrely erotic and comic adventures of a man searching for his missing wife...

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The Radicalism of the American Revolution

The Radicalism of the American Revolution

In a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian depicts much more than a break with...

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A Journey

A Journey

In this remarkably gripping memoir, one of the most dynamic and controversial leaders of modern times gives us a firsthand account of his years in office and beyond. Here,...

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An Old Captivity

An Old Captivity

Young pilot Donald Ross has little in common with the Oxford archaeologist who has employed him on an expedition to the Arctic—and still less with his beautiful...

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As Sweet As Honey

As Sweet As Honey

Once thought to be destined for spinsterhood, Aunt Meterling seems to have found love at last with a short, elegant Englishman who wears white suits. But while all the tongues...

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At Any Cost

At Any Cost

"O'Boyle has researched and written a monumental book that should be mandatory reading for all CEOs and anyone concerned with business ethics." --The Philadelphia Inquirer"Superb . . . a spirited study...

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When the World Was Steady

When the World Was Steady

In this highly acclaimed novel by the author of The Emperor’s Children, life isn’t all Emmy and Virginia Simpson might have hoped. When Emmy’s...

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Leaving Home

Leaving Home

At twenty-six, Emma Roberts comes to the painful realization that if she is ever to become truly independent, she must leave her comfortable London flat and venture into the wider world....

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The Hour of Our Death

The Hour of Our Death

This remarkable book—the fruit of almost two decades of study—traces in compelling fashion the changes in Western attitudes toward death and dying from the earliest Christian...

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The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

Mr. Pipes writes trenchantly, and at times superbly....No single volume known to me even begins to cater so adequately to those who want to discover what really happened to Russia....Nor do I know...

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The Civil War of 1812

The Civil War of 1812

In this deeply researched and clearly written book, the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Alan Taylor tells the riveting story of a war that redefined North America. During the early nineteenth century,...

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Paris In Mind

Paris In Mind

“Paris is a moveable feast,” Ernest Hemingway famously wrote, and in this captivating anthology, American writers share their pleasures, obsessions, and quibbles with the great...

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The Sportswriter

The Sportswriter

As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people--men, mostly--who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires...

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Home

Home

In Home, eighteen of our finest writers evoke different rooms--from their pasts, their present, or simply their imaginations--in order to investigate the ways in which homes contain our lives. The results...

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Don't Cry

Don't Cry

Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories—her first in more than ten years. In “College Town l980,” young people adrift...

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The Crowded Grave

The Crowded Grave

Another delectable serving of mystery and the pleasures of the Dordogne from the newest master of suspense, Martin Walker.It’s spring in the idyllic village of St. Denis, and for Chief of Police Bruno Courrèges...

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