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America's Jubilee

America's Jubilee

In America's Jubilee distinguished historian Andrew Burstein presents an engrossing narrative that takes us back to a pivotal year in American history, 1826, when...

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Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters

The youngest of six children in a close-knit Buddhist family, Le Ly Hayslip was twelve years old when U.S. helicopters landed in Ky La, her tiny village in central Vietnam. As the...

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Insectopedia

Insectopedia

A New York Times Notable BookA stunningly original exploration of the ties that bind us to the beautiful, ancient, astoundingly accomplished, largely unknown,...

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The 21st Century Economy--A Beginner's Guide

The 21st Century Economy--A Beginner's Guide

A comprehensive, accessible guide to understanding today's global economy, from the author of the bestselling A Beginner's Guide to the World Economy....

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Ocean of Words

Ocean of Words

Winner of the PEN/Hemingway AwardThe place is the chilly border between Russia and China. The time is the early 1970s when the two giants were poised on the brink of war. And the characters in this...

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Correction

Correction

The scientist Roithamer has dedicated the last six years of his life to “the Cone,” an edifice of mathematically exact construction that he has erected in the center...

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The Refugee

The Refugee

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   “Errol Healy was going sailing to evade custody in one of the several institutions recommended for his care.”...

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The Custom of the Country

The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton’s lacerating satire on marriage and materialism in turn-of-the-century New York features her most selfish, ruthless, and irresistibly outrageous female character. Undine...

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The Magic Mountain

The Magic Mountain

In this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Mann uses a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps--a community devoted exclusively to sickness--as a microcosm for Europe, which in...

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

From the actor, director, and writer Ethan Hawke: a piercing novel of love, marriage, and renewal.Jimmy is AWOL from the army, but—with characteristic fierceness and terror—he’s...

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Rediscovery of North America

Rediscovery of North America

Five hundred years ago an Italian whose name, translated into English, meant Christopher Dove, came to America and began a process not of discovery, but incursion...

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The Spanish Prisoner and The Winslow Boy

The Spanish Prisoner and The Winslow Boy

Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet ranks among the century's most influential writers for stage and screen. His dialogue--abrasive, rhythmic--illuminates a modern aesthetic evocative of Samuel Beckett....

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Let 'em Eat Cake

Let 'em Eat Cake

  When the heat in Brooklyn climbs to a hundred, there's only one thing worse than being a delivery man for HomeMade Cakes.  It's being a delivery woman for Homemade. ...

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The Arsonist

The Arsonist

After fifteen years working in East Africa, Frankie Rowley returns to the New Hampshire village where her family has always spent their summers. But the tranquility she’s...

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The Lime Works

The Lime Works

For five years, Konrad has imprisoned himself and his crippled wife in an abandoned lime works where he’s conducted odd auditory experiments and prepared to write...

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg

Winner of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military HistoryAn Economist Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearThe Battle...

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Dancing in the Dark

Dancing in the Dark

In this searing novel, Caryl Phillips reimagines the life of the first black entertainer in the U.S. to reach the highest levels of fame and fortune.After years...

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The Plague Dogs

The Plague Dogs

"Thousands and thousands of people will love this book!"THE BOSTON GLOBEA lyrical, engrossing tale, by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN, Richard Adams creates...

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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 Nation Guide to the Nation

The Nation Guide to the Nation

The essential lifestyle guide for the millions of progressives on both coasts, The Nation Guide to The Nation will help left-of-center types find left-leaning shops, cultural institutions, and gathering...

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Silk (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Silk (Movie Tie-in Edition)

The year is 1861. Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him to travel farther, beyond the edge of...

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Runaway Horses

Runaway Horses

Yukio Mishima’s Runaway Horses is the second novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. Again we encounter Shigekuni Honda, who narrates this epic tale of what he believes are the...

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The Elizabethan World Picture

The Elizabethan World Picture

This brief and illuminating account of the ideas of world order prevalent in the Elizabethan age and later is an indispensable companion for readers of the great...

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Dearie

Dearie

A Time, Washington Post, and NPR Best Book of the YearThe stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution...

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