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The Engagement

The Engagement

The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millenniumOn June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme...

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There Plant Eyes

There Plant Eyes

A probing, witty, and deeply insightful history of blindness—in Western culture and literature, and in the author’s own experience—that ranges from Homer and Milton to Louis Braille,...

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England's Magnificent Gardens

England's Magnificent Gardens

An altogether different kind of book on English gardens—the first of its kind—a look at the history of England’s magnificent gardens as a history of Britain itself, from the 17th-century gardens of...

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My Time Will Come

My Time Will Come

At fourteen Ian Manuel was sentenced to life without parole. My Time Will Come is a paean to the capacity of the human will to transcend adversity through determination and art.   “Ian is...

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Tiny Tales

Tiny Tales

From the beloved author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series comes a delightful compendium of very short fiction and comics that celebrate the joy and absurdity of the...

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Names of New York

Names of New York

In place-names lie stories. That’s the truth that animates this fascinating journey through the names of New York City’s streets and parks, boroughs and...

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Within Our Grasp

Within Our Grasp

An important, hopeful book that looks at the urgent problem of childhood malnutrition worldwide and the revolutionary progress being made to end it   A healthy Earth requires healthy children....

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Horizontal Vertigo

Horizontal Vertigo

At once intimate and wide-ranging, and as enthralling, surprising, and vivid as the place itself, this is a uniquely eye-opening tour of one of the great metropolises of the world, and...

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Terror to the Wicked

Terror to the Wicked

A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America’s future.A riveting account of a brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and the first murder trial in America,set against...

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The Ghost Variations

The Ghost Variations

Ghost stories tap into our most primal emotions as they encourage us to confront the timeless question: What comes after death? Here, in tales that are by turn scary, funny, philosophic,...

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My Old Home

My Old Home

A uniquely experienced observer of China gives us a sweeping historical novel that takes us on a journey from the rise of Mao Zedong in 1949 to the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989, as...

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Every Human Intention

Every Human Intention

A thoughtful, illuminating exploration of modern Japanese politics and culture through the eyes of an investigative reporter  Dreux Richard presents post-Fukushima Japan...

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Confessions of the Flesh

Confessions of the Flesh

The fourth and final volume in Michel Foucault’s acclaimed History of Sexuality, completed just before his death in 1984 and finally available to the public   One of the most influential...

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The Memory Theater

The Memory Theater

***One of Buzzfeed's 21 Fantasy Books to Get Excited About This Winter*** ***One of Tor's 30 Most Anticipated SFF Books of 2021***From the award-winning author of Amatka and...

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Probable Impossibilities

Probable Impossibilities

From the acclaimed author of Einstein’s Dreams, a collection of meditative essays on the possibilities—and impossibilities—of nothingness and infinity, and how our place in the cosmos falls somewhere...

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Pianos and Flowers

Pianos and Flowers

A delightful collection of stories and photographs from the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, imagining the lives and loves of everyday people in the twentieth centuryPictures...

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Exercised

Exercised

If exercise is healthy (so good for you!), why do many people dislike or avoid it? These engaging stories and explanations will revolutionize the way you think about exercising—not to mention sitting, sleeping, sprinting, weight lifting, playing,...

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Unsolaced

Unsolaced

From the author of the enduring classic The Solace of Open Spaces, here is a wondrous meditation on how water, light, wind, mountain, bird, and horse have shaped...

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How to Raise an Elephant

How to Raise an Elephant

In this latest installment in the cherished No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Mma Ramotswe must balance family obligations with the growing needs of one of Charlie’s...

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The Glorious American Essay

The Glorious American Essay

"Not only an education but a joy. This is a book for the ages."  --Rivka GalchenA monumental, canon-defining anthology of three centuries of American essays, from Cotton Mather...

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Philosophy for Polar Explorers

Philosophy for Polar Explorers

In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, Erling Kagge, renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Silence and Walking, provides a thoughtful and eloquent meditation on adventure...

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The Sun Collective

The Sun Collective

From the National Book Award finalist and “one of our most gifted writers” (Chicago Tribune)—a timely and unsettling novel about the people drawn to and unmoored...

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Lon Chaney Speaks

Lon Chaney Speaks

A stunning graphic debut: the life of the legendary silent-film actor Lon Chaney (the original Phantom of the Opera and Hunchback of Notre Dame), as imagined by an artist...

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Conditional Citizens

Conditional Citizens

A New York Times Editors' Choice Named a Best Book of the Year by Time, NPR, Bookpage and the L.A. Times. Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence...

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