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...

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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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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson led a quiet life, treasuring her privacy and eventually giving herself over completely to her art: it was in her poetry that she “deliberately decided...

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Joe Hill

Joe Hill

Blending fact with fiction in this masterful historical novel, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner retells the story of Joe Hill—the Wobbly bard and labor...

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Poverty of Power

Poverty of Power

"In the last ten years, the United States—the most powerful and technically advanced society in human history—has been confronted by a series of ominous, seemingly intractable...

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Recapitulation

Recapitulation

In Recapitulation, by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner, the protagonist of his classic novel Big Rock Candy Mountain...

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The Sociology of Marx

The Sociology of Marx

The crucial importance of Karl Marx’s thought for his own time and for ours is beyond dispute, but the there have always been two considerable impediments to understanding:...

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The Sound of Mountain Water

The Sound of Mountain Water

A book of timeless importance about the American West by a National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning author. The essays collected in this volume encompass...

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The Uneasy Chair

The Uneasy Chair

Bernard DeVoto was a wild intellectual from the Rocky Mountains, a rebel, iconoclast, and idealist who fled his stifling small town for the intellectual freedom and community...

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Vichy France

Vichy France

Uncompromising, often startling, meticulously documented—this book is an account of the government, and the governed, of colaborationist France. Basing...

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Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers

Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor.Newlywed painter and...

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Fables

Fables

Second only to Aesop, Jean de la Fontaine was the author of comic and delightful fables that are as alive today as when they first appeared in the 18th century....

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The Half Brother

The Half Brother

A passionate, provocative story of complex family bonds and the search for identity set within the ivy-covered walls of a New England boarding schoolWhen Charlie...

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Is Shame Necessary?

Is Shame Necessary?

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.   In cultures that champion...

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Poems

Poems

Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape...

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Satin Island

Satin Island

From the author of Remainder and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes Satin Island, an unnerving novel that...

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A Touch of Stardust

A Touch of Stardust

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker comes a blockbuster novel that takes you behind the scenes of the filming of Gone with the Wind, while turning the...

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Screening Room

Screening Room

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes...

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