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Antigua and My Life Before

Antigua and My Life Before

Josefa Ferrer, a famous Chilean singer and star, awakens one morning to read in the Santiago newspaper that her best friend, Violeta, has been involved in a brutal act of...

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Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire

Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire

From acclaimed biographer Flora Fraser, the brilliant life of Napoleon's favorite sister, with color photos, paintings, and illustrations.  Considered by many in Europe...

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Bennington Girls Are Easy

Bennington Girls Are Easy

Chosen as one of "Summer's Best Books" by PEOPLE MAGAZINE: "Suprisingly insightful and seriously fun."One of O MAGAZINE's "Season's Best"A COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE "July Reads" Pick   ...

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The Corpse Walker

The Corpse Walker

The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their...

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The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: a major new novel that limns the joys and sorrows of life in contemporary China.   Yang Fei was born...

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Lilli de Jong

Lilli de Jong

“A powerful, authentic voice for a generation of women whose struggles were erased from history—a heart-smashing debut that completely satisfies.”—Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling...

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The Captain's Daughter

The Captain's Daughter

When Eliza Barnes was growing up in the lobstering village of Little Harbor, Maine, she could haul a trap and row a skiff with the best of them—but she’d always known...

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Life on the Line

Life on the Line

"Engaging--. Terrific--. Takes us over the collar line with grace and authority."--The New York TimesAs a veteran reporter throughout the "downsizing" years...

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Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns

Wild Stars Seeking Midnight Suns

J. California Cooper’s irresistible collection of new stories explores the universal themes of romance, family, and the hopes that propel people’s dreams....

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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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The Fall of Troy

The Fall of Troy

In The Fall of Troy, acclaimed novelist and historian Peter Ackroyd creates a fascinating narrative that follows an archaeologist's obsession with finding the ruins...

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Up in the Air

Up in the Air

Ryan Bingham’s job as a Career Transition Counselor–he fires people–has kept him airborne for years. Although he has come to despise his line of work, he has come to love...

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Sinatra

Sinatra

Just in time for the Chairman’s centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan’s bestselling Frank: The Voice—which completes the definitive biography...

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One Market Under God

One Market Under God

In a book that has been raising hackles far and wide, the social critic Thomas Frank skewers one of the most sacred cows of the go-go '90s: the idea that the new free-market economy is...

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The Challenge for Africa

The Challenge for Africa

In this groundbreaking work, the Nobel Peace Prize-winner and founder of the Green Belt Movement offers a new perspective on the troubles facing Africa today. Too often these challenges...

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Basketball Jones

Basketball Jones

AJ Richardson is living the good life. Thanks to his longtime lover, NBA star Dray Jones, he has a gorgeous townhouse in New Orleans, plenty of frequent-flier miles, and an MBA...

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Waking from the Dream

Waking from the Dream

Sam Fulwood was an integration baby. He came of age during the post-civil rights era, a time when middle-class blacks--many carrying the scars of segregation and the struggles of...

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Mission to America

Mission to America

Mason LaVerle is a young man on a mission–a mission to save his people’s way of life. Mason was raised in a tiny, isolated Montanan sect, the church...

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible,...

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Wintering

Wintering

This engrossing début novel depicts Sylvia Plath’s feverish artistic process in the bitter aftermath of her failed marriage to Ted Hughes—the few excruciating yet astoundingly...

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The Lost Art of Gratitude

The Lost Art of Gratitude

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 6 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher...

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Above the Thunder

Above the Thunder

A wary, middle-aged widow numbed by loss and disappointment. A preternaturally intelligent little girl who eavesdrops on the dead. A charming, sybaritic gay man torn between his...

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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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The Occasional Virgin

The Occasional Virgin

On a sunny beach on the Italian Riviera, two thirtysomething women, Yvonne and Huda, relax by the sparkling sea. But despite the setting, as their vacation unfolds, their complicated pasts...

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