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The Secret of Lost Things

The Secret of Lost Things

Eighteen years old and completely alone, Rosemary arrives in New York from Tasmania with little other than her love of books and an eagerness to explore the city. Taking...

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The Forgetting

The Forgetting

NATIONAL BESTSELLERA powerfully engaging, scrupulously researched, and deeply empathetic narrative of the history of Alzheimer’s disease, how it affects us, and...

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The Lily Theater

The Lily Theater

The Lily Theater is a strikingly original debut novel-an international literary sensation-based on the author's experience growing up in China during the Cultural...

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Racial Healing

Racial Healing

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year.   Going against conventional wisdom, Dalton asserts that blacks and whites need not live estranged,...

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Plague Time

Plague Time

According to conventional wisdom, our genes and lifestyles are the most important causes of the most deadly ailments of our time. Conventional wisdom may be wrong. In this controversial book, the...

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Women of Sand and Myrrh

Women of Sand and Myrrh

A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds  leading woman novelist, about four women coping  with the insular, oppressive society of an...

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Um. . .

Um. . .

This original, entertaining, and surprising book investigates verbal blunders: what they are, what they say about those who make them, and how and why we've come to judge them.Um......

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A Brotherhood of Spies

A Brotherhood of Spies

A thrilling dramatic narrative of the top-secret Cold War-era spy plane operation that transformed the CIA and brought the U.S. and the Soviet Union to the brink of disasterOn...

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The First Human

The First Human

In this dynamic account, award-winning science writer Ann Gibbons chronicles an extraordinary quest to answer the most primal of questions: When and where was the dawn...

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Concrete Candy

Concrete Candy

Six incendiary stories that reflect the rage and frustration -- and the determination to survive -- of America's disenfranchised inner-city youthConcrete Candy...

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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

A lyrical and arresting novel by acclaimed Icelandic writer Olaf Olafsson about one woman's redemptive journey home.Disa Jonsdottir has managed an inn for years with...

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An Absolute Scandal

An Absolute Scandal

An inside view of the greed and social power plays behind the closed doors of upper-crust society, An Absolute Scandal looks at a world where money isn't...

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Flirting with Danger

Flirting with Danger

Former star correspondent for CNN, Siobhan Darrow covered the world’s hottest war zones over the last two decades, reporting from the front lines in Moscow,...

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Take One Candle Light a Room

Take One Candle Light a Room

A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the author of A Million Nightingales (“a writer of exceptional gifts and grace”—Joyce Carol...

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The Crusader

The Crusader

A knight possessed by demons, an ambitious monk skilled in exorcism, and a bloody Crusade that ends in a terrible siege lie at the heart of Michael Alexander Eisner’s action-packed...

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Beirut Blues

Beirut Blues

With the acclaim won by her first two novels, Hanan al-Shaykh established herself as the Arab world's foremost woman writer. Beirut Blues, published to similar acclaim, further...

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The Hidden Connections

The Hidden Connections

Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific...

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A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies

A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies

Charlotte Heath, a lively, independent redhead of humble beginnings, is married to the scion of the powerful Heath family. When, on her first outing after a long illness,...

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Dancing Girls

Dancing Girls

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleThis splendid volume of short fiction testifies to Margaret...

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Translated Accounts

Translated Accounts

In Translated Accounts, the Booker Prize-winning author of How late it was, how late, offers us a harrowing glimpse into a realm where power is unchecked...

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The Fact Checker's Bible

The Fact Checker's Bible

  These days fact-checking can seem like a lost art.  The Fact Checker's Bible arrives not a moment too soon: it is the first—and essential—guide to the important but increasingly neglected task of checking...

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The Dictator's Learning Curve

The Dictator's Learning Curve

In this riveting anatomy of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between dictators and those who would challenge their rule....

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John Wayne

John Wayne

In this immensely captivating and imaginative novel, perfectly set at the intersection of fact and fiction, Dan Barden superimposes the story of John Wayne on the story of the Bardens,...

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The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories

The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories

“In twenty-nine separate but ingenious ways, these stories seek permanent residence within a reader. They strive to become an emotional or intellectual cargo that might accompany us wherever, or however, we go. . . . If we are made by what we read, if language truly builds people into what they are, how they think, the depth with which they feel, then these stories are, to me, premium material for that construction...

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