In the Mind Fields

In the Mind Fields

“Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing . . . Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of...

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The Whirl

The Whirl

What’s heaven to seven-year-old Andre Agassi? To never play tennis again. Yet his father has other plans. Mike Agassi was born in Iran, where Allied soldiers gave...

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Covering Islam

Covering Islam

From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the bombing of the World Trade Center, the American news media have portrayed "Islam" as a monolithic...

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The Half-Life of Happiness

The Half-Life of Happiness

From the winner of the 1989 National Book Award (for Spartina), a major new novel--wise, sad, and richly comic--about the meltdown of a marriage against the backdrop of...

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Word Play

Word Play

Why do certain words make us blush or wince? Why do men and women really speak different languages? Why do nursery rhymes in vastly different societies possess similar rhyme and rhythm patterns?...

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The Admissions

The Admissions

The Admissions brilliantly captures the frazzled pressure cooker of modern life as a seemingly perfect family comes undone by a few desperate measures, long-buried secrets—and...

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The Automobile Club of Egypt

The Automobile Club of Egypt

From the most popular Egyptian novelist of his generation (“a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz” —The Guardian), a rollicking, exuberant and powerfully...

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The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is the definitive collection from the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet.” Originally...

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The Marquis

The Marquis

The Marquis de Lafayette at age nineteen volunteered to fight under George Washington and became the French hero of the American Revolution. In this major biography Laura Auricchio...

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The Moor's Account

The Moor's Account

**PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST****NOMINATED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE****WINNER OF THE AMERICAN BOOK AWARD**A New York Times Notable BookA Wall Street Journal Top 10 Book...

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Press Start to Play

Press Start to Play

IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS. You are standing in a room filled with books, faced with a difficult decision. Suddenly, one with a distinctive cover catches your eye. It is a groundbreaking...

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The Reckoning

The Reckoning

The astonishing final installment in the page-turning trilogy that Stephen King calls “an authentic work of American genius.”   Niceville has an almost...

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Sea Lovers

Sea Lovers

From the bestselling author of Mary Reilly and the internationally acclaimed Property, a brilliant collection featuring Valerie Martin's finest...

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Seven Bad Ideas

Seven Bad Ideas

From the former economics columnist for Harper’s and The New York Times, a bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why...

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Thug Notes

Thug Notes

Sparky Sweets, PhD, and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes. Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen...

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A Walk in the Woods (Movie Tie-in Edition)

A Walk in the Woods (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the...

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The Lightning Stones

The Lightning Stones

An exciting new adventure for Doubleday—introducing #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor Jack Du Brul, and his erudite geologist with a special taste for international intrigue,...

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The Patriarch

The Patriarch

A beloved village, a renowned family, a suspicious deathit’s the latest adventure in the Dordogne for police chief Bruno. When Bruno is invited to the lavish birthday celebration...

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The Adventures of Augie March

The Adventures of Augie March

Much of The Adventures of Augie March takes place during the Great Depression, but far from being a chronicle of deprivation, the first of Saul Bellow’s string...

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The Bangkok Asset

The Bangkok Asset

Sonchai Jitpleecheep—the brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett’s five previous acclaimed Bangkok novels—is...

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Days of Awe

Days of Awe

Celebrated for her irresistibly witty, strikingly intelligent examinations of friendship and marriage, Lauren Fox (“An immensely gifted writer—a writer adept at capturing the sad-funny mess...

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The Dust That Falls from Dreams

The Dust That Falls from Dreams

From the acclaimed author of Corelli’s Mandolin, here is a sumptuous, sweeping, powerfully moving new novel about a British family whose lives and loves are indelibly shaped by the...

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An Empire on the Edge

An Empire on the Edge

Finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in HistoryWritten from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American...

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How to Write a Novel

How to Write a Novel

Aristotle "Aris" Thibodeau is 12.5 years old and destined for greatness. Ever since her father’s death, however, she’s been stuck in the small town of Kanuga, Georgia, where she has to manage...

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