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The Ash Garden

The Ash Garden

Emiko Amai is six years old in August 1945 when the Hiroshima bomb burns away half of her face. To Anton, a young German physicist involved in the Manhattan Project, that...

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Medicine Men

Medicine Men

“A painful and hilarious send-up of grandiose doctors and their barbaric medical miracles. . . . A postmodern Jane Austen romp.” – The Boston Globe  ...

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Going Free

Going Free

From Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers, a gripping narrative of World War II POWs on the brink of freedom.  The men of Cabanatuan had been held by the Japanese...

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Being Homosexual

Being Homosexual

Richard Isay was the first person to challenge the homophobia of the psychoanalytic community and prove, through his own story and those of his patients, that homosexuality is an innate...

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The Givers

The Givers

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists—and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad....

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The Beggar Maid

The Beggar Maid

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In this series of interweaving stories, Munro recreates the evolving bond between two...

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Hemingway's Student

Hemingway's Student

From the award-winning biography of Ernest Hemingway, Hemingway’s Boat: the poignant story of Arnold Samuelson, who looked to the great author for mentorship in writing...

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Men in the Off Hours

Men in the Off Hours

Anne Carson has been acclaimed by her peers as the most imaginative poet writing today. In a recent profile, The New York Times Magazine paid tribute to her amazing ability to combine...

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Courtroom 302

Courtroom 302

Steve Bogira’s riveting book takes us into the heart of America’s criminal justice system. Courtroom 302 is the story of one year in one courtroom in Chicago’s Cook...

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The Dew Breaker

The Dew Breaker

In this award-winning, bestselling work of fiction that moves between Haiti in the 1960s and New York in the present day, we meet an unusual man who is harboring...

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Teacher

Teacher

In 1969, Mark Edmundson was a typical high school senior in working-class Medford, Massachusetts. He loved football, disdained schoolwork, and seemed headed for a factory job in...

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South and West

South and West

National Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, Harper's BazaarJoan Didion has always kept notebooks—of overheard dialogue, interviews, drafts of essays, copies of articles....

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Fast Lanes

Fast Lanes

Jayne Anne Phillips has always been a master of portraiture, both in her widely acclaimed novels and in her short fiction.  The stories in Fast Lanes demonstrated the breadth...

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The Gates of the Alamo

The Gates of the Alamo

A huge, riveting, deeply imagined novel about the siege and fall of the Alamo, an event that formed the consciousness of Texas and that resonates through American history. With its vibrant, unexpected characters...

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The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland

Nicholas Garrigan has fled his native Scotland, and his parents' expectations, to take a position as a doctor in a remote rural outpost of Central Africa. Shortly after his arrival...

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Paradise

Paradise

Hannah Luckraft sells cardboard boxes for a living. Her family is so frustrated by her behavior they can barely stand to keep in touch with her. Each day is fueled by the...

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Representations of the Intellectual

Representations of the Intellectual

In these impassioned and inspiring essays, based on his 1993 Reith Lectures, Edward Said explores what it means to be an intellectual today. Are intellectuals...

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The Age of Extremes

The Age of Extremes

Dividing the century into the Age of Catastrophe, 1914–1950, the Golden Age, 1950–1973, and the Landslide, 1973–1991, Hobsbawm marshals a vast array of data into a volume...

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Big Woods

Big Woods

"The Bear, " "The Old People, " "A Bear Hunt, " "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's...

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Finding Beauty in a Broken World

Finding Beauty in a Broken World

"Shards of glass can cut and wound or magnify a vision," Terry Tempest Williams tells us. "Mosaic celebrates brokenness and the beauty of being brought together." Ranging...

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Between Father and Son

Between Father and Son

  At seventeen, V.S. Naipaul wanted to "follow no other profession" but writing. Awarded a scholarship by the Trinidadian government, he set out to attend Oxford,...

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The Grace of Silence

The Grace of Silence

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, Kansas City Star.A profoundly moving and deeply personal memoir by the co-host...

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Political Fictions

Political Fictions

National BestsellerIn these coolly observant essays, Joan Didion looks at the American political process and at "that handful of insiders who invent, year in and year out, the narrative...

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Horn of Africa

Horn of Africa

When Vietnam veteran and foreign correspondent Charlie Gage is recruited by the shadowy Thomas Colfax to assist with something called Operation Atropos, he has no idea he...

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