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The Wars of Watergate

The Wars of Watergate

This is the first truly comprehensive history of the political explosion that shook America in the 1970s, and whose aftereffects are still being felt in public life today. Drawing...

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The Civil War

The Civil War

The companion volume to the celebrated PBS television series, with a new preface to mark its twenty-fifth anniversary   With more than 500 illustrations: rare Civil War photographs—many...

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Crisis on Campus

Crisis on Campus

A provocative look at the troubled present state of American higher education and a passionately argued and learned manifesto for its future.In Crisis on Campus, Mark C. Taylor—chair...

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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . .” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story...

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Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun

The internationally acclaimed author of Blood on Snow and the Harry Hole novels now gives us the tightly wound tale of a man running from retribution, a renegade hitman who goes...

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Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha

An alluring tour de force: a brilliant debut novel told with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism as the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.  Speaking...

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Midpoint and Other Poems

Midpoint and Other Poems

In the boldly eclectic title poem of his collection, John Updike employs the meters of Dante, Spenser, Pope, Whitman, and Pound, as well as the pictographic tactics...

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Dr. Knox

Dr. Knox

“Peter Spiegelman’s Dr. Knox is a bruised wonder of a crime novel. Filled with page-turning intrigue and an L.A. atmosphere so richly rendered you can practically smell the ‘eucalyptus and dust,’...

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The Closing Circle

The Closing Circle

From Chapter One:This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great—and terrible—deeds. Then...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--W

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--W

The most comprehensive field guide available to the trees of North America's western region--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source...

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Wind/Pinball

Wind/Pinball

NATIONAL BESTSELLERIn the spring of 1978, a young Haruki Murakami sat down at his kitchen table and began to write. The result: two remarkable short novels—Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball,...

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Trapeze

Trapeze

These lush, rewarding reflections on a woman’s passage into midlife are grounded in our intimacy with nature and mortality. Deborah Digges, now in her fifties, looks back in such poems as “Boat”...

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THE PHYSICISTS

THE PHYSICISTS

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed...

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Chasing the Rose

Chasing the Rose

From the author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair, here is the charming chronicle of his search for the identity of a mysterious old rose. Andrea di Robilant’s...

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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds, First Edition quickly established David Allen Sibley as the...

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Matisse the Master

Matisse the Master

“If my story were ever to be written down truthfully from start to finish, it would amaze everyone,” wrote Henri Matisse. It is hard to believe today that Matisse, whose exhibitions draw huge crowds worldwide, was once...

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The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

The New Yorker Book of Dog Cartoons

Here's the dog's life as seen through the eyes and imaginations of, among others, Charles Addams, Edward Koren, Saul Steinberg, and the dog's all-time best friend,...

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How America Lost Its Secrets

How America Lost Its Secrets

A groundbreaking exposé that convincingly challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable our national security systems...

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The Dance Most of All

The Dance Most of All

In this “pithy and poignant” (Booklist) late-in-life collection, the award-winning Jack Gilbert gives us characteristically bold and nuanced poems...

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Empire of Cotton

Empire of Cotton

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEPULITZER PRIZE FINALISTThe epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of...

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LITTLE GLORIA

LITTLE GLORIA

This is a story of money, glamour, and scandal (on the highest level); a story of American society and of European royalty; a story of family strife exploding into one of the most dramatic and publicized court battles of the century—the battle for a solemn ten-year-old...

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Design for Living

Design for Living

From the much-admired biographer of Charlotte Brontë, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, and the Barrymores (“Margot Peters is surely now . . . our foremost historian of stage make-believe”—Leon Edel), a new biography of the most...

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Elia Kazan: A Life

Elia Kazan: A Life

“This is the best autobiography I’ve read by a prominent American in I don’t know how many years. It is endlessly absorbing and I believe this is because it concerns a man who is looking to find a coherent philosophy that will...

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Resistance, Rebellion, Life

Resistance, Rebellion, Life

Poets on the march: 50 crucial poems written in response to the current political climate, selected and introduced by the Ohio Poet Laureate—and son of immigrants—Amit...

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