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The Forever Girl

The Forever Girl

Amanda and her daughter Clover live in a close-knit community of expats on Grand Cayman Island, an idyllic place to all appearances. But the comfortable island life...

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One and the Same

One and the Same

Journalist Abigail Pogrebin is many things—wife, mother, New Yorker—but the one that has defined her most profoundly is “identical twin.” As children, she...

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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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Consumption

Consumption

Born in the 1950s, Victoria knows nothing but the nomadic life of the Inuit until, at age ten, she is sent to a sanitarium to recover from tuberculosis. Six years later, she returns to a radically...

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The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club

The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club

“The most important thing to realize is that everyone is capable of telling a story.” –Maeve Binchy If you scribble story ideas on the backs of receipts…If...

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Lawrence in Arabia

Lawrence in Arabia

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNew York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis DispatchNational Book Critics...

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Allah is Not Obliged

Allah is Not Obliged

ALLAH IS NOT OBLIGED TO BE FAIR ABOUT ALL THE THINGS HE DOES HERE ON EARTH.These are the words of the boy soldier Birahima in the final masterpiece by one of Africa’s...

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Rhadopis of Nubia

Rhadopis of Nubia

Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz mines the riches of his homeland’s ancient past in Rhadopis of Nubia, an unforgettable love story set against the...

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The Age of Austerity

The Age of Austerity

One of our most prescient political observers provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years—and...

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The Beggar, The Thief and the Dogs, Autumn Quail

The Beggar, The Thief and the Dogs, Autumn Quail

Anchor proudly presents a new omnibus volume of three novels--previously published separately by Anchor--by Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Assembled here is a collection...

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A Miracle Every Day

A Miracle Every Day

A Miracle Every Day takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly...

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The Code Book

The Code Book

In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects...

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Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on...

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Crawfish Dreams

Crawfish Dreams

For forty years Camille Broussard has cooked for other people. As a young bride she moved from Louisiana to Los Angeles and settled in the thriving community of Watts; but many...

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Men We Cherish

Men We Cherish

One evening in 1994, writer Brooke Stephens was listening to the news while working on a tribute to her grandfather for an upcoming family reunion. The evening's newscast began with three negative reports about...

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Blue Genes

Blue Genes

Christopher (Kit) Lukas’s mother committed suicide when he was a boy. He and his brother, Tony, were not told how she died. No one spoke of the family’s history of depression...

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Morning Miracle

Morning Miracle

An in-depth look at the Washington Post from a Pulitzer Prize–nominated Post veteran. Morning Miracle definitively answers the question “Do newspapers still matter?” with a resounding yes.What...

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Boogers, Witches, and Haints: Appalachian Ghost Stories

Boogers, Witches, and Haints: Appalachian Ghost Stories

A collection of spine-tingling Appalachian ghost stories and tall tales passed down from generation to generation.  Whether they tell of faucets that drip blood, monster...

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Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

National Bestseller A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous...

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Lost Classics

Lost Classics

An Anchor Books OriginalSeventy-four distinguished writers tell personal tales of books loved and lost–great books overlooked, under-read, out of print, stolen, scorned, extinct, or otherwise out of commission.Compiled by the...

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What are the Seven Wonders of the World?

What are the Seven Wonders of the World?

Can you name...Newton's 3 laws of motion?The 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse?The 5 pillars of Islam? The 6 wives of Henry VIII?The 7 kinds of plane triangles? The 8 Beatitudes?If you're not sure about...

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Palace Walk

Palace Walk

Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork.The...

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The Rationalists

The Rationalists

Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was  philosophy's first step into the modern era. This  volume contains the essential statements...

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The Condor's Shadow

The Condor's Shadow

With gripping narrative power, The Condor's Shadow traces the ways in which human greed and ignorance have wreaked havoc on our ecological landscape.The heir apparent to Peter...

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