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Games To Play After Dark

Games To Play After Dark

When Kate and Colin meet at a party in Manhattan their connection is electric. They marry quickly, moving to the suburbs, and in the light of day they seem like any...

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The Nightwatchman's Occurrence Book

The Nightwatchman's Occurrence Book

V. S. Naipaul’s legendary command of broad comedy and acute social observation is on abundant display in these classic works of fiction–two novels and a collection of stories–that capture...

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Nocturnes

Nocturnes

From the award-winning author of Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories, which is as affecting as it is beautiful. With the clarity...

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The Chameleon's Shadow

The Chameleon's Shadow

From the author of The Devil's Feather comes a haunting psychological thriller about a scarred Iraq war veteran whose physical trauma may reflect the inner turmoil of a killer.Somewhere...

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What's Not to Love?

What's Not to Love?

Perhaps all of Jonathan Ames’ problems–and the genesis of this hilarious book–can be traced back to the late onset of his puberty. After all it can’t be easy to...

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Kaddish

Kaddish

Winner of the 1998 National Jewish Book Award"An astonishing fusion of learning and psychic intensity; its poignance and lucidity should be an authentic benefit to readers, Jewish and gentile." --The New York...

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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder

Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder

Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit--some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones?...

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Here Lies: An Autobiography

Here Lies: An Autobiography

Winner of the Edgar Award, Eric Ambler’s autobiography Here Lies is an intriguing look inside the mind of one of our greatest thriller writers. Here the famously...

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Mortal Lock

Mortal Lock

A VINTAGE CRIME/BLACK LIZARD ORIGINALA hit man stalks his mark at a race track. A sociopath crosses every moral boundary to become a published author. An ex-mercenary...

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A Fine Balance

A Fine Balance

With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of...

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'Isms & 'Ologies

'Isms & 'Ologies

Have you ever wondered about the difference between Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism and which influenced the other? Do you know where Post-modernism stops and Post-structuralism begins?...

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The Orenda

The Orenda

In this hugely acclaimed author’s new novel, history comes alive before us when, in the seventeenth century, a Jesuit missionary ventures into the wilderness in search of converts—the defining moment of first contact...

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Telling

Telling

Combining the insight of Anna Quindlen and the comic storytelling of Garrison Keillor with her own singularly outrageous humor, Marion Winik has captivated thousands of listeners on NPR's All Things Considered....

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Plays of Oscar Wilde

Plays of Oscar Wilde

This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works...

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The Hunters

The Hunters

With his stirring, rapturous first novel--originally published in 1956 --James Salter established himself as the most electrifying prose stylist since Hemingway. Four decades...

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The Garden of Betrayal

The Garden of Betrayal

In the seven years since his son, Kyle, disappeared off the streets of Manhattan, Mark Wallace has been slowly rebuilding his career as an energy market analyst...

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Greetings from Bury Park

Greetings from Bury Park

Sarfraz Manzoor was two years old when, in 1974, he emigrated from Pakistan to Britain with his mother, brother, and sister. Sarfraz spent his teenage years in a constant battle, trying to...

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The Brief History of the Dead

The Brief History of the Dead

From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between....

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Heavy Water

Heavy Water

"Martin Amis is a stone-solid genius...a dazzling star of wit and insight." --The Wall Street JournalIn this wickedly delightful collection of stories, Martin...

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Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim

The first and only full-scale and definitive biography of the most important composer-lyricist in musical theater today.  Drawing on personal conversations with Sondheim himself,...

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Normal

Normal

Amy Bloom has won a devoted readership and wide critical acclaim for fiction of rare humor, insight, grace, and eloquence, and the same qualities distinguish Normal, ...

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Lion of Jordan

Lion of Jordan

The first major account of the life of an extraordinary soldier and statesman, King Hussein of Jordan.Throughout his long reign (1953—1999), Hussein remained a dominant...

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The Five Scrolls

The Five Scrolls

The five books of the Hebrew Bible known--collectively as the Five Scrolls--are among the most universally revered books of the Old Testament and are considered "wells of living...

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