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A History of the Jews in America

A History of the Jews in America

Spanning 350 years of Jewish experience in this country, A History of the Jews in America is an essential chronicle by the author of The Course of Modern Jewish History.With...

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The Risk Pool

The Risk Pool

A wonderfully funny, perceptive novel The Risk Pool is set in Mohawk, New York, where Ned Hall is doing his best to grow up, even though neither of his estranged parents can properly be...

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Brigham Young

Brigham Young

Brigham Young comes to life in this superlative biography that presents him as a Mormon leader, a business genius, a family man, a political organizer, and a pioneer of...

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Crusader Nation

Crusader Nation

In this absorbing history of progressive-era America, acclaimed historian David Traxel paints a vivid picture of a tumultuous time of change that was the foundation...

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Children at War

Children at War

Children at War is the first comprehensive book to examine the growing and global use of children as soldiers. P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in twenty-first-century...

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A Box of Matches

A Box of Matches

Emmett has a wife and two children, a cat, and a duck, and he wants to know what life is about. Every day he gets up before dawn, makes a cup of coffee in the dark, lights a fire with one wooden...

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Gold and Iron

Gold and Iron

Winner of the Lionel Trilling Award Nominated for the National Book Award “A major contribution to our understanding of some of the great themes of modern European history—the relations...

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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

This rambunctious first novel by the author of the bestselling Corelli's Mandolin is set in an impoverished, violent, yet ravishingly beautiful country somewhere...

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The Decay of the Angel

The Decay of the Angel

Yukio Mishima’s The Decay of the Angel is the final novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. It is the last installment of Shigekuni Honda’s...

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Knots

Knots

A series of dialogue-scenarios, which can be read as poems or plays, describing the "knots" and impasses in various kinds of human relationships.

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Supercapitalism

Supercapitalism

From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having...

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Secret Rendezvous

Secret Rendezvous

From the acclaimed author of Woman in the Dunes comes Secret Rendezvous, the bizarrely erotic and comic adventures of a man searching for his missing wife...

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The Children Return

The Children Return

The ninth installment in the delightful, internationally acclaimed series featuring Chief of Police Bruno.Bruno’s village of St. Denis has been called many things, but...

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Babylon Rolling

Babylon Rolling

Ariel May and her husband, Ed, have just moved to New Orleans with their two small children. Their neighbor, Fearius, is a fifteen-year-old just out of juvenile detention. Across the...

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Bogeywoman

Bogeywoman

A Los Angeles Times Best Book or the Year National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon’s bold and daring coming of age novel combines the teenaged angst of Catcher...

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Devil's Night

Devil's Night

A New York Times Notable BookOn Devil’s Night, the night before Halloween, some citizens of Detroit try to burn down their neighborhoods...

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The Ink Dark Moon

The Ink Dark Moon

These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors'...

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Elvis Is Titanic

Elvis Is Titanic

In the spring of 2005, twenty-five-year-old Rhodes Scholar Ian Klaus took a semester-long appointment at Salahaddin University in Arbil, the largest city in the...

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Audition

Audition

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders,...

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The Republic

The Republic

What does it mean to be good? What enables us to distinguish right from wrong? And how should human virtues be translated into a just society? These are the questions that Plato...

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Coyotes

Coyotes

To discover what becomes of Mexicans who come illegally to the United States, Conover disguised himself as an illegal alien, traveling and working across America for more...

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The Praise Singer

The Praise Singer

In the story of the great lyric poet Simonides, Mary Renault brings alive a time in Greece when tyrants kept an unsteady rule and poetry, music, and royal patronage combined...

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The Professor of Desire

The Professor of Desire

As a student in college, David Kepesh styles himself "a rake among scholars, a scholar among rakes." Little does he realize how prophetic this motto will...

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The Buzzing

The Buzzing

Meet Roscoe Baragon–crack reporter at a major (well, maybe not that major) metropolitan newspaper. Baragon covers what is affectionately called the Kook Beat–where the loonies call and tell him in meticulously...

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