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The Arab World

The Arab World

In the ten years since Anchor first published Elizabeth and Robert Fernea's award-winning The Arab World: Personal Encounters, vast political and economic shifts have taken place:...

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The Trial of True Love

The Trial of True Love

Bron is a thirty-year-old writer living in London, a seemingly incurable heartbreaker and dodger of commitment. He is fascinated by the symbolist artist Paul Marotte and has made the artist...

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Unbowed

Unbowed

In Unbowed, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai recounts her extraordinary journey from her childhood in rural Kenya to the world stage. When Maathai founded the Green...

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Molto Agitato

Molto Agitato

If the opera world is full of “intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,” then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where...

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Killer Heat

Killer Heat

It's August in New York, and the only thing that's hotter than the pavement is Manhattan D.A. Alex Cooper's personal and professional life. Just as she's claiming an especially gratifying...

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The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories

The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories

This definitive collection of work from Hans Christian Andersen—one of the immortals of world literature—not only includes his own notes to his stories but is...

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1941 -- The Greatest Year In Sports

1941 -- The Greatest Year In Sports

Joe DiMaggio . . . Ted Williams . . . Joe Louis . . . Billy Conn . . . WhirlawayAgainst the backdrop of a war that threatened to consume the world, these athletes transformed 1941 into one of the most thrilling years...

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The Breakthrough

The Breakthrough

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama’s stunning presidential victory and introducing the...

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The Road to Verdun

The Road to Verdun

On February 21, 1916, the Germans launched a surprise offensive at Verdun, an important fortress in northeastern France, sparking a brutal and protracted conflict that would claim more than 700,000...

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In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

What would you do if, when you were ten, you were left to fend for yourself, and, in order to survive, you had to undertake a harrowing journey all the way from Afghanistan to Italy? In...

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Take One Candle Light a Room

Take One Candle Light a Room

A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the author of A Million Nightingales (“a writer of exceptional gifts and grace”—Joyce Carol...

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A Field Guide to Germs

A Field Guide to Germs

From the ravages of the Ebola virus in Zaire to outbreaks of pneumonic plague in India and drug-resistant TB in New York City, contagious diseases are fighting back against once-unconquerable modern...

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Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound

Unlike other biographical portraits of Ezra Pound, John Tytell’s brilliant and ambitious work offers an interpretive study that boldly confronts the emotional...

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Foxfire 2

Foxfire 2

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether...

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Walk Through Darkness

Walk Through Darkness

When he learns that his pregnant wife has been spirited off to a distant city, William responds as any man might—he drops everything to pursue her. But as a fugitive slave in Antebellum...

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Toby's Room

Toby's Room

A masterfully written World War I-era novel about the secrets between a brother and sister, from the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration Trilogy....

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Madeleine's War

Madeleine's War

When Colonel Matthew Hammond was posted to the European theater during World War II, he sustained a serious injury on the front lines that cost him a lung. Now he is back in...

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Morning and Evening Talk

Morning and Evening Talk

This unusual epic from the Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz portrays five generations of one sprawling family against the upheavals of two centuries of modern Egyptian history.Set...

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The Trial of Socrates

The Trial of Socrates

In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to...

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The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed...

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Banished Knowledge

Banished Knowledge

In direct opposition to the Freudian drive  theory, the author of the best-selling The Drama  Of The Gifted Child believes that  children,...

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A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

Kurt Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems sent shivers through Vienna’s intellectual circles and directly challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein’s dominant...

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Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs: Traditional Toymaking

Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs: Traditional Toymaking

The Foxfire Americana Library takes you back to the good ol’ days with a collection of simple, classic toys that can be made at home. Complete with illustrated step-by-step instructions, “Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs” includes advice on how to make: Ball and CupsBlowgunsBouncing...

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Ethical Wisdom

Ethical Wisdom

Since the days of the first primitive tribes, we have tried to determine why one man is good and another evil. Mark Matousek arrives at the answer in Ethical Wisdom.Contrary to what...

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