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Complete Poems

Complete Poems

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of...

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Behind The Mask Of Innocence

Behind The Mask Of Innocence

From Kevin Brownlow, cinema historian and discoverer of lost films, here is the first full-scale exploration of a vital and now almost forgotten chapter of American moviemaking: the response of early producers of the decades...

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M Train

M Train

National Best Seller From the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés...

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American Language Supplement 1

American Language Supplement 1

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States

The most comprehensive field guide available to the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature...

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Have You Seen Marie?

Have You Seen Marie?

The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street gives us a deeply moving tale of loss, grief, and healing: a lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for...

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Troubled Refuge

Troubled Refuge

From the author of What This Cruel War Was Over, a vivid portrait of the Union army’s escaped-slave refugee camps and how they shaped the course of emancipation and citizenship in the United...

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Mainly on Directing

Mainly on Directing

From Arthur Laurents, playwright, screenwriter, director—a mesmerizing book about theater, the art, the artist, the insider, the outsider—and the making of two of the greatest musicals of the American stage, West Side Story and Gypsy. It is a book profoundly enriched by the author’s...

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Picture Window

Picture Window

In this deeply philosophical and highly inventive new collection, John Hollander, the distinguished author of numerous books of poetry, offers profound yet playful meditations on the reflective mind...

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American Language Supplement 2

American Language Supplement 2

The DEFINITIVE EDITION OF The American Language was published in 1936.  Since then it has been recognized as a classic.  It is that rarest of literary accomplishments—a book that is authoritative and scientific and is at the same time very diverting reading.  But after...

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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Eastern Region

National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds: Eastern Region

A portable, comprehensive field guide--brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, and designed to fit into your back pocket--from the go-to reference source for over...

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

In this compilation of older and newer poems, Strand demonstrates his mastery of cadence and narrative style.

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Novels, Tales, Journeys

Novels, Tales, Journeys

From the award-winning translators: the complete prose narratives of the most acclaimed Russian writer of the Romantic era and one of the world's greatest storytellers. The...

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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

David Thomson’s New Biographical Dictionary of Film topped Sight & Sound magazine’s 2010 poll of international critics and writers as the best film book of all time.Now in its...

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Gwynne's Grammar

Gwynne's Grammar

Anxious about apostrophes?   In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?   Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar....

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Beyond The Aegean

Beyond The Aegean

From Elia Kazan, the celebrated writer and director:  a huge, stunning story of a word in tumult and an immigrant’s life redeemed.   It is a pivotal...

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One Secret Thing

One Secret Thing

Sharon Olds completes her cycle of family poems in a book at once intense and harmonic, playful with language, and rich with a new self-awareness and sense of irony.The opening poem, with its sequence of fearsome images of war, serves as a prelude to poems...

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Nightwork

Nightwork

In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing our lives with the startling...

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Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi

A New York Times Notable BookEmpress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern...

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The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior

The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior

From the New York Times best selling author of the peerless bird identification guide The Sibley Guide to Birds, a landmark exploration of how birds live and what they do. Designed to enhance...

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Code Warriors

Code Warriors

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous “cult of silence” has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades   The National Security Agency was...

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PERFUME

PERFUME

The year is 1738; the place, Paris. A baby is born under a fish-monger’s bloody table in a marketplace, and abandoned. Orphaned, passed over to the monks as a charity case, already there is something in...

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Vegetarian India

Vegetarian India

No one knows Indian food like Madhur Jaffrey. For more than forty years, the “godmother of Indian cooking” (The Independent on Sunday) has introduced Western home cooks to the vibrant cuisines of...

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Malraux

Malraux

Writer, publisher, war hero, French government minister, André Malraux was renowned as a Renaissance man of the twentieth century. Now, Olivier Todd–author of the acclaimed biography Albert Camus–gives...

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