Girl, Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next...

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The Eastern Frontier

The Eastern Frontier

In this fascinating social history of America’s first frontier, Charles Clark brings to life the people and settlements of Maine and New Hampshire before the Revolutionary War. He...

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A Lupita le gustaba planchar

A Lupita le gustaba planchar

A través de estas páginas, la autora de Como agua para chocolate recrea la historia de una antiheroína fuera de serie que permanecerá...

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Fermat's Enigma

Fermat's Enigma

xn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution"I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain."With...

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Liquidation

Liquidation

Imre Kert?sz’s savagely lyrical and suspenseful new novel traces the continuing echoes the Holocaust and communism in the consciousness of contemporary Eastern Europe....

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Great Son

Great Son

Originally published in 1945, the triumphant novel of a great American family dynasty in the Pacific Northwest, by Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber.Great Son...

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Plundered Hearts

Plundered Hearts

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades. With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as a poet of urbanity,...

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Sapogonia

Sapogonia

In Sapogonia, edited and revised for its Anchor publication, Ana Castillo confronts the complex issues of race and identity facing those of mixed heritage...

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Chestnut Street

Chestnut Street

Maeve Binchy imagined a street in Dublin with many characters coming and going, and every once in a while she would write about one of these people. She would then put it in a drawer; “for the future,” she...

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The Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War

A galvanizing account of the 1973 Yom Kippur War by a journalist who covered it for The Jerusalem Post.   The most dramatic of the Arab-Israeli...

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Full House

Full House

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original SelectionThey hadn’t intended it to be a full house. Dee and Liam had thought that their children would leave home one by one...

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Systems of Survival

Systems of Survival

With intelligence and clarity of observation, the author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities addresses the moral values that underpin working life. ...

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Normal

Normal

Amy Bloom has won a devoted readership and wide critical acclaim for fiction of rare humor, insight, grace, and eloquence, and the same qualities distinguish Normal, a provocative, intimate...

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The Plague, The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays

The Plague, The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)From one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers of the twentieth century–two novels, six short stories, and a pair of essays in a single volume....

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Annals and Histories

Annals and Histories

The complete historical works of the greatest chronicler of the Roman Empire in a wholly revised and updated translation.A brilliant narrator and a master stylist, Tacitus served as administrator...

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Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous

Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous

What is Jewish cooking in France?That is the question that has haunted Joan Nathan over the years and driven her to unearth the secrets of this hidden cuisine. Now she gives us the fruits of her quest in this extraordinary book, a treasure trove of delectable kosher recipes...

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The Success and Failure of Picasso

The Success and Failure of Picasso

Booker Prize-winning author John Berger gives us a stunning critical assessment of Pablo Picasso: At the height of his powers, Picasso was the artist as revolutionary: breaking...

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Once Upon a Distant War

Once Upon a Distant War

Once Upon a Distance War tells the stories of such young Vietnam war correspondents as Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, and David Halberstam, providing a riveting chronicle...

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The Real Cool Killers

The Real Cool Killers

Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones get personally involved in a gang dispute in The Real Cool Killers, one of the most provocative cases in Chester Himes’s...

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Snapper

Snapper

A great, hilarious new voice in fiction: the poignant, all-too-human recollections of an affable bird researcher in the Indiana backwater as he goes through a disastrous yet heartening love...

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God's Snake

God's Snake

“Remarkably fresh and vigorous . . . an impressive achievement.”—The New York Times Book Review   Set amid the arid landscape and stony resentments of...

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Tiger in a Trance

Tiger in a Trance

Max Ludington has created a stunningly self-assured American road novel that captures the drug induced euphoria and paranoia of a Grateful Dead concert, while simultaneously...

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Buddhism

Buddhism

Explains the origins, development and basic principles of the religion followed by nearly one-quarter of the people on earth.

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The Chamber

The Chamber

In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm:Twenty -six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible...

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