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The Politics of Women's Spirituality

The Politics of Women's Spirituality

This feminist classic (first published in 1982) presents a chorus of voices exploring their authentic spirituality. The essays are active rather than reactive, revolutionary rather than reformist, and express a broad...

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Loving Graham Greene

Loving Graham Greene

This marvelous debut novel by former New York Times correspondent and National Book Award--winner Gloria Emerson is a witty and deeply affecting portrait of the stubborn...

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Invisible Life

Invisible Life

The re-issue of a remarkable first novel by a young, gay, black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming of age story out of the highly controversial issues of...

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The Implacable Order of Things

The Implacable Order of Things

Winner of the José Saramago Literary AwardIn an unnamed Portuguese village, against a backdrop of severe rural poverty, two generations of men and women struggle with love, violence,...

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Black and White and Dead All Over

Black and White and Dead All Over

A powerful editor is found dead in the newsroom—stabbed with the very spike he would use to kill stories—and in the cutthroat offices of The New York Globe, anyone could...

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

The wondrous Aimee Bender conjures the lush and moving story of a girl whose magical gift is really a devastating curse. On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery...

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If You Could See Me Now

If You Could See Me Now

One summer night, a boy and his beautiful cousin plunge naked into the moonlit waters of a rural quarry. Twenty years later, the boy, now grown, flees the wreckage of his...

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Asylums

Asylums

Asylums is an analysis of life in "total institutions" -- closed worlds such as prisons, army training camps, naval vessels, boarding schools, monastaries,...

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Noonday

Noonday

A new novel from the Booker Prize winning Pat Barker, author of the Regeneration Trilogy, that unforgettably portrays London during the Blitz (her first portrayal of World War II) and reconfirms her place...

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Out of the Girls' Room and Into the Night

Out of the Girls' Room and Into the Night

In Thisbe Nissen's award-winning debut story collection, characters teeter on the verge of love, of life, of oncoming cataclysms after which Things Will Never Be...

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The World According to Bertie

The World According to Bertie

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 4 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring...

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The False Friend

The False Friend

Twenty years after Celia’s best friend, Djuna, went missing, memories of that terrible day come rushing back—including the lie Celia remembers having told to conceal her role...

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La's Orchestra Saves the World

La's Orchestra Saves the World

A heart-warming stand alone novel about the life-affirming powers of music and company during a time of war, from the best-selling and beloved author of The No.1 Ladies'...

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Being Adopted

Being Adopted

Like Passages, this  groundbreaking book uses the poignant, powerful voices of  adoptees and adoptive parents to explore the  experience...

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In Other Worlds

In Other Worlds

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleAt a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends...

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Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime

Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime

Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend.  Her characters are plain-spoken...

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The Matter Is Life

The Matter Is Life

A fourth collection of stories by the award-winning author.

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The Sacred Canopy

The Sacred Canopy

This absorbing and original examination brilliantly argues that religion is a product of the society from which it springs--that it is the "sacred canopy" which every human society...

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Irrational Man

Irrational Man

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist philosophy ever written, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett speaks eloquently and directly...

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In the Drink

In the Drink

In this compassionate, wise, and comical debut, Kate Christensen gives an engaging and authentic voice to a new generation of single urban women.Claudia Steiner...

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The Bread of Angels

The Bread of Angels

A riveting memoir about one woman's journey into Syria under the Baathist regime and an unexpected love story between two strangers searching for meaning. When Stephanie Saldaña...

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Virtual Equality

Virtual Equality

Since the decade to lift the ban on gays in the military, the emergence of gay conservatives, and the onslaught of antigay initiatives across America, the gay and lesbian...

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A Bridge Between Us

A Bridge Between Us

Four generations of Japanese American women make  their home in a large house in San Francisco,  united by the obligations of family and tradition...

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Dangerous Games

Dangerous Games

In this elegant and exciting collection Andrew Todhunter, himself an extreme sportsman and the author of the critically acclaimed Fall of the Phantom Lord, takes...

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