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Sexual Excitement

Sexual Excitement

Sexual excitement is as individual as a fingerprint and as complex as a psychological life-history, For most people it is a melodrama composed of the past and present, building...

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In Fact

In Fact

From the acclaimed novelist (Henry and Clara, Two Moons), essayist (A Book of One's Own), and critic (1998 National Book Critics Circle Citation for Excellence in Reviewing)—an engaging new...

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Queen

Queen

Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington.A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by...

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Death and Oil

Death and Oil

The first full account of the most tragic oil rig disaster in history, the human story behind it, and the true nature of its legacy. July 6, 1988, began as a...

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The Familiar, Volume 5

The Familiar, Volume 5

The Season One finale of this riveting multisensory masterpiece from the visionary author of House of Leaves.     The Familiar Volume 1 Wherein the cat is found . . . The Familiar Volume 2 Wherein...

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Japanese Tales

Japanese Tales

Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan—tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, scoundrels, ghosts, magical healers, and a vast assortment...

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Imagine Wanting Only This

Imagine Wanting Only This

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Forbes  Lit Hub • Electric LitA gorgeous graphic memoir about loss, love, and confronting grief When...

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The Woman Destroyed

The Woman Destroyed

In three “immensely intelligent stories about the decay of passion” (The Sunday Herald Times [London]), Simone de Beauvoir draws us into the lives of three women,...

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So Much Life Left Over

So Much Life Left Over

They were an inseparable tribe of childhood friends whose world was torn apart by the First World War. Some were lost in battle, and those who survived have had their lives...

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African American Folktales

African American Folktales

Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to accounts of how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell...

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Portrait of Johnny

Portrait of Johnny

An intimate biography of the great songwriter, this is also a deeply affectionate memoir by one of Johnny Mercer’s best friends.“Moon River,” “Laura,” “Skylark,”...

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Herland

Herland

On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine...

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David Boring

David Boring

Meet David Boring: a nineteen-year-old security guard with a tortured inner life and an obsessive nature. When he meets the girl of his dreams, things begin to go awry: what seems...

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Persepolis 2

Persepolis 2

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending graphic...

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MetaMaus

MetaMaus

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER***Visually and emotionally rich, MetaMaus is as groundbreaking as the masterpiece whose creation it reveals. In the pages of MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman...

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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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Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us

Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us

From the moderator of The New York Times philosophy blog "The Stone," a book that argues that if we want to understand ourselves we have to go back to theater, to the stage of...

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Half and Half

Half and Half

As we approach the twenty-first century, biracialism and biculturalism are becoming increasingly common. Skin color and place of birth are no longer reliable signifiers...

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Last Look

Last Look

A true graphic milestone: the epic trilogy that began with X'ed Out, continued in The Hive, and concluded in Sugar Skull—now in one volume.The...

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All the Birds, Singing

All the Birds, Singing

From one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, a stunningly insightful, emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past: a story of loneliness...

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Habibi

Habibi

From the internationally acclaimed author of Blankets (“A triumph for the genre.”Library Journal), a highly anticipated new graphic novel. Sprawling...

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Good Living Street

Good Living Street

Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese...

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City Trenches

City Trenches

The urban crisis of the 1960s revived a dormant social activism whose protagonists placed their hoped for radical change and political effectiveness in community action. Ironically,...

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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

A 2017 Eisner Award Winner for Best Writer/Artist, Best US Edition of International Material—Asia, and Best Publication DesignWinner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016 A New York Times bestseller An Economist Book of the Year 2016 An NPR Graphic Novel Pick for 2016...

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