The Missing Person

The Missing Person

When art history grad student Lynn Fleming finds out that Wylie, her younger brother, has disappeared, she reluctantly leaves New York and returns to the dusty Albuquerque...

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The Primal Teen

The Primal Teen

A groundbreaking look at the teenage brain for anyone who has puzzled over the mysterious and often infuriating behavior of a teenager.   While many members of...

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Inferno

Inferno

From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers...

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Auden

Auden

A masterful biography of one of the greatest English poets and most compelling literary figures of the 20th century, Auden is the first to take the full measure...

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Under the Glacier

Under the Glacier

Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness’s Under the Glacier is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, a wryly provocative novel at once earthy and otherworldly. At its...

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The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home

At the end of World War II, long before an Allied victory was assured and before the scope of the atrocities orchestrated by Hitler would come into focus or even assume the name of the Holocaust, Allied forces...

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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Here is Jon Krakauer’s portrait of the iconoclastic architect Christopher Alexander, whose revolutionary human-centered approach has shaken the foundations...

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The Origin of Financial Crises

The Origin of Financial Crises

In a series of disarmingly simple arguments financial market analyst George Cooper challenges the core principles of today's economic orthodoxy and explains how we have created an economy...

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The Lily Theater

The Lily Theater

The Lily Theater is a strikingly original debut novel-an international literary sensation-based on the author's experience growing up in China during the Cultural...

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Selected Letters

Selected Letters

A new and newly annotated selection of letters--the only selected edition available in hardcover--from the English eighteenth-century historian, novelist, and politician...

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The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

Edgar Allan Poe’s gift for the macabre–his genius in finding the strangeness lurking at the heart of things–was so extraordinary that he exerted a major...

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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom

Julia's Kitchen Wisdom

In this indispensable volume of kitchen wisdom, Julia Child gives home cooks the answers to their most pressing kitchen questions. How many minutes should you cook green...

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Stranger in the Forest

Stranger in the Forest

Eric Hansen was the first westerner ever to walk across the island of Borneo. Completely cut off from the outside world for seven months, he traveled nearly 1,500 miles with small...

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The Prophet's Hair

The Prophet's Hair

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   Secular moneylender and manic collector of treasures, Hashim lives a life of gentle honor until he discovers, washed...

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Aama in America

Aama in America

Vishnu Maya, called Aama (Mother) by everyone in her tiny Nepalese village, was living high in the Himalayas when she befriended American Peace Corps worker Broughton Coburn in 1974. In 1988, Aama...

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My Life as a Man

My Life as a Man

A fiction-within-a-fiction, a labyrinthine edifice of funny, mournful, and harrowing meditations on the fatal impasse between a man and a woman, My Life as a Man...

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Vintage Baldwin

Vintage Baldwin

Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.“One of the few genuinely indispensable writers.” —The Saturday...

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Tirant Lo Blanc

Tirant Lo Blanc

Translated by David H. Rosenthal Here is a recovered Renaissance classic, a Catalan novel of chivalry done into English for the first time by a gifted poet and translator. Cervantes...

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The Routes of Man

The Routes of Man

From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of Newjack, an absorbing book about roads and their power to change the world.Roads...

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Wrecking Yard

Wrecking Yard

A collection of short stories which illuminate, with imagery and humor, the darkest corners of the American soul. The author attempts to capture the personalities...

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Founding Mothers & Fathers

Founding Mothers & Fathers

In this pioneering study of the ways in which the first settlers defined the power, prerogatives, and responsibilities of the sexes, one of our most incisive historians opens a window onto...

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Love in the Last Days

Love in the Last Days

A contemporary requiem--an earthy yet elegant reconsideration of the Tristan and Iseult story, from the former poet laureate of Brooklyn. In D. Nurkse's...

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New Lives

New Lives

In his long-awaited new novel, renowned German author Ingo Schulze provides a rich and nuanced panorama of a world in transition.East Germany, January 1990. Enrico Türmer–man...

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Dear Fang, with Love

Dear Fang, with Love

Lucas and Katya were seniors when they made the impetuous decision to have a baby. Seventeen years later, Lucas is now only a weekend dad, newly involved in his daughter...

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