A Book of Nonsense

A Book of Nonsense

The owls, hen, larks, and their nests in his beard, are among the fey fauna and peculiar persons inhabiting the uniquely inspired nonsense rhymes and drawings of...

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Children at War

Children at War

Children at War is the first comprehensive book to examine the growing and global use of children as soldiers. P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in twenty-first-century...

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Act of God

Act of God

Jill Ciment’s books have been hailed as “stunning,” “powerful,” and “provocative.” Alice Sebold has called her works “beautifully written.” Now the author...

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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day   The Romans have long since departed...

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The Cake House

The Cake House

Rosaura Douglas's father shot himself after her mother left him . . . or at least that's the story everyone is telling. Now her mother has remarried and Rosie is trapped...

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The Covenant Kitchen

The Covenant Kitchen

The ultimate kosher cookbook for food lovers, with more than one hundred mouthwatering recipes complete with suggested wine pairings, from the veteran cookbook authors and owners of the acclaimed Covenant Winery in California.  ...

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Crow Fair

Crow Fair

From one of our most deeply admired storytellers, author of the richly acclaimed Gallatin Canyon, his first collection in nine years.Set in Thomas McGuane’s accustomed...

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The Devil's Detective

The Devil's Detective

Debut novelist Simon Kurt Unsworth sends the detective novel to Hell. In The Devil's Detective, a sea change is coming to Hell . . . and a man named Thomas Fool is caught...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine

Elegy for a Broken Machine

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous...

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Follies of God

Follies of God

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and...

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Girl in the Dark

Girl in the Dark

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.       "Something...

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The Nile

The Nile

The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and...

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Roosevelt and Stalin

Roosevelt and Stalin

A hugely important book that solely and fully explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, by the editor of My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence of Franklin D. Roosevelt...

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The Slogan

The Slogan

A selection from the admired history Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, the story of how one of feminism’s most popular slogans came to life.  In...

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Stay, Illusion

Stay, Illusion

National Book Award Finalist Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she...

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

One of Thomas Hardy’s most famous novels is the story of an innocent young woman victimized by the double standards of her day.Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar...

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Poems

Poems

Certain of these poems first appeared in PoetryBlastOthersThe Little Review, and Art and Letters....

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Anonymous Soldiers

Anonymous Soldiers

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of IsraelAnonymous Soldiers...

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Bewilderments

Bewilderments

The newest book in Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s award-winning series of commentaries on the hebrew bible.   The book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure....

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Future Crimes

Future Crimes

One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new...

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Into the Savage Country

Into the Savage Country

This breathtaking adventure set in the American West of the 1820s is at once a tale of complex friendships, a love story, and a panoramic retelling of a crucial moment in American history.  ...

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Lucky Alan

Lucky Alan

The incomparable Jonathan Lethem returns with nine stories that demonstrate his mastery of the short form.Jonathan Lethem’s third collection...

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The Players

The Players

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and...

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Counsels of War

Counsels of War

Since the first atomic bomb was exploded in 1945, a close community of civilian experts, including scientists, academics, and think-tank intellectuals, has advised the American government on the prospects...

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