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Lone Patriot

Lone Patriot

In the mid 1990s self-styled Patriot John Pitner gathered around him a ragtag band of discontents, all eager to avenge themselves against America’s enemies, both foreign and domestic....

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The Sporting Club

The Sporting Club

Two old friends strike up an old feud filled with dangerous games on the vast preserve of their hunting club in this rollicking story of boyhood rivalries pushed...

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And the Dead Shall Rise

And the Dead Shall Rise

In 1913, 13-year-old Mary Phagan was found brutally murdered in the basement of the Atlanta pencil factory where she worked. The factory manager, a college-educated Jew...

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Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

These 17 short stories represent the best of Brodkey's work over three decades.

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A Civil Action

A Civil Action

This true story of an epic courtroom showdown, where two of the nation's largest corporations were accused of causing the deaths of children from water contamination, was a #1 national bestseller and winner of the National...

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Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

Did you know?• Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members. • The Knights Templar began as impoverished warrior...

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The Utility of Force

The Utility of Force

From a highly decorated general, a brilliant new way of understanding war and its role in the twenty-first century.Drawing on his vast experience as a commander during the first Gulf...

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The Red House

The Red House

From Mark Haddon, the bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, comes a dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family life....

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Witness

Witness

"A classic tale of forbidden love, a Romeo and Juliet for the current moment." —San Francisco ChronicleA Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection...

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The Adolescent

The Adolescent

The narrator and protagonist of Dostoevsky’s novel The Adolescent (first published in English as A Raw Youth) is Arkady Dolgoruky, a na•ve...

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Full House

Full House

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original SelectionThey hadn’t intended it to be a full house. Dee and Liam had thought that their children would leave home one by one...

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The Girls from Corona del Mar

The Girls from Corona del Mar

Best friends Mia and Lorrie Ann couldn’t be more different; where Mia is reckless and proudly hard-hearted, Lorrie Ann is kind, serenely beautiful, and seemingly immune...

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The Man Who Walked Through Time

The Man Who Walked Through Time

The remarkable classic of nature writing by the first man ever to have walked the entire length of the Grand Canyon.

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The Son Avenger

The Son Avenger

Powerfully written and filled with magnificent vignettes of the daily life of a medieval estate, The Son Avenger suggests a Greek tragedy whose vision of...

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The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ

Only the Bible has been more influential as a source of Christian devotional reading than The Imitation of Christ. This meditation on the spiritual life has inspired readers...

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The Civil War: A Narrative

The Civil War: A Narrative

Focused on the pivotal year of 1863, the second volume of Shelby Foote’s masterful narrative history brings to life the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant’s Vicksburg campaign and covers some of the most dramatic and important...

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Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

It is 1943, and the war has come home to Loring, Mississippi. As German POWs labor in the cotton fields, the local draft board sends boys into uniform, and families...

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The Soccer War

The Soccer War

Part diary and part reportage, The Soccer War is a remarkable chronicle of war in the late twentieth century. Between 1958 and 1980, working primarily for the Polish...

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Wrong About Japan

Wrong About Japan

When Peter Carey offered to take his son to Japan, 12-year-old Charley stipulated no temples or museums. He wanted to see manga, anime, and cool, weird stuff. His father said yes....

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33 Moments of Happiness

33 Moments of Happiness

An intriguing, fabulously bizarre debut collection of short stories by prize-winning German writer Ingo Schulze, author of Simple Stories.These thirty-three...

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The Wisdom of John Paul II

The Wisdom of John Paul II

The essential thoughts of Pope John Paul II on matters of belief and conscience have been culled from his encyclicals, speeches, homilies, and statements to fellow bishops and collected...

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New England White

New England White

Lemaster Carlyle, the president of the country's most prestigious university, and his wife, Julie, the divinity school's deputy dean, are America's most prominent...

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Long Man

Long Man

From the critically acclaimed author of Bloodroot, a gripping, wondrously evocative novel of a family in turmoil, set against the backdrop of real-life historical event—the story of three days...

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Whites

Whites

Whether they are Americans, Brits, or a stubborn and suicidally moral Dutchman, Norman Rush’s whites are not sure why they are in Botswana. Their uncertainty makes...

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