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My Italian Bulldozer

My Italian Bulldozer

The best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series returns with an irresistible new novel about one man’s adventures in the Italian countryside.Paul...

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My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

One of the most promising young talents in cartooning makes his debut with a dazzling collection—part freakish dreamlife, part quirk-o-rama autobiography, all genius.Long a fixture in comics anthologies,...

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The Brazen Age

The Brazen Age

A brilliant, sweeping, and unparalleled look at the extraordinarily rich culture and turbulent politics of New York City between the years 1945 and 1950, The Brazen Age opens with Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s...

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The Novel Habits of Happiness

The Novel Habits of Happiness

The insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie returns, taking on a case unlike any she’s had before—this one with paranormal implications—in the...

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A Miracle, a Universe

A Miracle, a Universe

In recent years as countries around the globe have begun to move from dictatorial to more democratic systems of governance, no more traumatic (or dramatic) ethical problem has arisen than what...

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 1Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor,...

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The Acme Novelty Library

The Acme Novelty Library

Utterly eschewing the general bonhomie surrounding the newly-minted contemporary regard for the comic strip medium as a language of complicated personal expression and artistic...

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A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpieces. The profoundly moving, day-by-day recounting of her mother’s death “shows...

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Sex, Death and God in L.A.

Sex, Death and God in L.A.

Los Angeles is the labyrinth at the end of the American Dream, a city often celebrated, often condemned—rarely understood. In this fascinating and unusual collection David Reid has...

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The Bottom of the Harbor

The Bottom of the Harbor

On the centennial of Joseph Mitchell's birth, here is a new edition of the classic collection containing his most celebrated pieces about New York City. Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom...

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Precious and Grace

Precious and Grace

In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young woman on a quest to find...

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The Mare

The Mare

Following her National Book Award–nominated Veronica, here is Mary Gaitskill’s most poignant and powerful work yet—the story of a Dominican girl, the Anglo woman who introduces...

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The Souls of China

The Souls of China

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today—its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in...

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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the...

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Sugar Skull

Sugar Skull

The long, strange trip that began in X'ed Out and continued in The Hive reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal...

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Interaction Ritual

Interaction Ritual

In a brilliant series of books about social behavior, including The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Asylums, and Stigma, Erving Goffman has exposed all that...

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Voodoo in Haiti

Voodoo in Haiti

Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of the twentieth century. Alfred Métraux (1902–1963)...

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Shocking True Story

Shocking True Story

Humphrey Bogart said of Confidential: “Everybody reads it but they say the cook brought it into the house” . . . Tom Wolfe called it “the most scandalous scandal magazine in the history of the world” . . . Time defined it as “a cheesecake of innuendo, detraction, and plain smut . . . dig up one sensational...

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Darwin for Beginners

Darwin for Beginners

The Beginner Books -- "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining."-- Newsdayaking us through the upheavals...

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Reading Dance

Reading Dance

Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal:...

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Ostend

Ostend

It’s the summer of 1936, and the writer Stefan Zweig is in crisis. His German publisher no longer wants him, his marriage is collapsing, and his house in Austria—searched by the police...

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1946

1946

From the author of Twelve Days: The Story of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire comes a powerful, revelatory book about the year that...

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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

The Miracle at Speedy Motors

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor,...

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Europe, Europe

Europe, Europe

In this highly acclaimed and entertaining book, already "among the touchstones of the new travel writing" (Newsweek), one of West Germany's leading authors takes...

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