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The Mermaid's Child

The Mermaid's Child

In this fantastical novel, the acclaimed author of Longbourn brings us the magical story of a young girl in search of her mother...who just might be a mermaid. Malin...

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Mortimer of the Maghreb

Mortimer of the Maghreb

In this psychologically complex and darkly humorous debut collection, awardwinning writer Henry Shukman introduces an unforgettable cast of characters, travelers whose certain...

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Near Death in the Arctic

Near Death in the Arctic

“The fine snow choked his eyes, ears, and throat, and he did not hear his own smothered death cry. Down in cold blackness, 150 feet down, his falling body smashed into a projecting ledge of ironclad ice....

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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

The classic ghost story from the author of The Mist in the Mirror: a chilling tale about a menacing spectre haunting a small English town. Now a major motion picture starring...

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The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior

In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world...

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The Eye of the Story

The Eye of the Story

Much like her highly acclaimed One Writer's Beginnings, The Eye of the Story offers Eudora Welty's invaluable meditations on the art of writing. In addition to seven...

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Skyfaring

Skyfaring

A poetic and nuanced exploration of the human experience of flight that reminds us of the full imaginative weight of our most ordinary journeys—and reawakens...

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All That Follows

All That Follows

The prodigiously talented Jim Crace has returned with a new novel that explores the complexities of love and violence with a scenario that juxtaposes humor and human aspiration. British jazzman...

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Armageddon

Armageddon

This is epic story of the last eight months of World War II in Europe by one of Britain’s most highly regarded military historians, whose accounts of past battles John Keegan has described...

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Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy

For 3,000 years, the woman known as Helen of Troy has been both the ideal symbol of beauty and a reminder of the terrible power beauty can wield.In her search for the identity behind...

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Signs and Wonders

Signs and Wonders

These sixteen stories by the much-celebrated Alix Ohlin illuminate the connections between all of us—connections we choose to break, those broken for us, and...

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The Original of Laura

The Original of Laura

When Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, he left instructions for his heirs to burn the 138 hand-written index cards that made up the rough draft of his final and unfinished...

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Joseph P. Kennedy Presents

Joseph P. Kennedy Presents

Joseph P. Kennedy’s reputation as a savvy businessman, diplomat, and sly political patriarch is well-documented.  But his years as a Hollywood mogul have never been fully explored until...

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The Murder Room

The Murder Room

National Bestseller Murders present meet murders past in P.D. James’s latest harrowing, thought-provoking thriller. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already...

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True Notebooks

True Notebooks

In 1997 Mark Salzman, bestselling author Iron and Silk and Lying Awake, paid a reluctant visit to a writing class at L.A.’s Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for violent teenage...

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Mrs. Sartoris

Mrs. Sartoris

An international sensation, Elke Schmitter’s explosive debut novel presents a modern-day twist on Madame Bovary.Margarethe can remember very clearly the...

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We Have the War Upon Us

We Have the War Upon Us

In this carefully researched book William J. Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861,...

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The Gods of Tango

The Gods of Tango

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2015An NBC Latino Selection for Ten Great Latino Books Published in 2015Arriving in Buenos Aires in 1913,...

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In the Country of Country

In the Country of Country

In a series of indelible portraits of country music stars, Dawidoff reveals, among others, Jimmie Rodgers, the “father of Country”; Johnny Cash, the “Man in Black”;...

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The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother

The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother

With a precision and brilliance unmatched perhaps by any other novelist of the twentieth century, Junichiro Tanizaki interweaves a sense of his country's deep past with the kind of pathologies...

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The Counterlife

The Counterlife

The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies. Wherever...

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One Nation, Two Cultures

One Nation, Two Cultures

From one of today's most respected historians and cultural critics comes a new book examining the gulf in American society--a division that cuts across class, racial, ethnic,...

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Shocked, Appalled, and Dismayed!

Shocked, Appalled, and Dismayed!

How to get the best of shoddy shops, crooked car-dealerships, and heartless HMOs--without having to hire an attorney.      The Miss Manners of the consumer kvetch shows readers how to go postal,...

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The Making of the English Working Class

The Making of the English Working Class

A seminal text on the history of the working class by one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. During the formative years of the...

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