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Plagues and Peoples

Plagues and Peoples

Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through...

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Charity

Charity

With Charity, Mark Richard again secures the distinction of poet laureate of the orphaned poor, the broken, the deceived, and the unrelieved. In stylistic brilliance, he renders...

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Bat Boy

Bat Boy

Most of us have dreamed of sitting in the dugout with our favorite baseball team, and at sixteen Matt McGough was no different. A few months after sending a blind application...

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The Ark Before Noah

The Ark Before Noah

When a small, peculiar, palm-sized clay tablet made its way to the desk of Irving Finkel, Assyriologist and Assistant Keeper at the British Museum, Finkel could hardly believe...

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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case

The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its...

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Leaving Yuba City

Leaving Yuba City

Like Divakaruni's much-loved and bestselling short story collection Arranged Marriage, this collection of poetry deals with India and the Indian experience in America, from the adventures of going...

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The Seventh Heaven

The Seventh Heaven

Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz draws on his homeland’s rich engagement with the afterlife–and his own near-death experience at the hands of a would-be...

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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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Evel

Evel

From New York Times bestselling author Leigh Montville, this riveting and definitive new biography pulls back the red, white, and blue cape on a cultural icon—and reveals...

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The Plato Papers

The Plato Papers

From the imagination of one of the most brilliant writers of our time and bestselling author of The Life of Thomas More, a novel that playfully imagines how the "modern"...

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The 7 Stages of Motherhood

The 7 Stages of Motherhood

This refreshingly candid parenting book puts mothers—not children—center stage. Ann Pleshette Murphy provides a reassuring, wise, and often wildly funny mix of anecdotes and advice as she describes the seismic shifts in women’s lives and identities from pregnancy through a child’s graduation. She draws on countless conversations with mothers...

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The Fabric of Night

The Fabric of Night

By one of the most promising novelists in Germany today, The Fabric of Night is a frightening, profound reflection on the nature of illusion and reality.Albin Kranz...

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A Patent Lie

A Patent Lie

A gripping inside look at high-stakes lawyering, A Patent Lie is further evidence that Paul Goldstein is an emerging master of the legal thriller.After being forced...

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Palace of Desire

Palace of Desire

Palace of Desire is the second novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork.The...

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Cubed

Cubed

A New York Times Notable Book Daily Beast Best Nonfiction of 2014  Inc. Magazine's Most Thought-Provoking Books of the Year“Man...

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Like Water for Chocolate

Like Water for Chocolate

The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the award-winning film.Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century...

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Absolution

Absolution

In his spellbinding first novel, acclaimed Icelandic author Olaf Olafsson takes us inside the mind of a man haunted by the crime he willed half a century earlier.Expatriate...

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The Billion Dollar Spy

The Billion Dollar Spy

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating...

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Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleOryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love...

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The Risen

The Risen

 It is one of the most storied uprisings of classical times. Spartacus, the visionary captive and gladiator, used his toughness and charisma turn a prison...

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The Culture of Disbelief

The Culture of Disbelief

The Culture Of Disbelief has  been the subject of an enormous amount of media  attention from the first moment it was published.  Hugely successful in hardcover,...

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The Arab World

The Arab World

In the ten years since Anchor first published Elizabeth and Robert Fernea's award-winning The Arab World: Personal Encounters, vast political and economic shifts have taken place:...

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The Invisible Man (Movie Tie-in)

The Invisible Man (Movie Tie-in)

Rediscover H. G. Wells' classic novel and inspiration for the terrifying new film starring Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss and written and directed by Leigh Whannell.Wells'...

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The Perpetual Now

The Perpetual Now

In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The...

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