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1984

George Orwell · Signet Classic
Pages: 328
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...* Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great...
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Jules Verne · Sterling
Format: Hardcover

Originally published in 1870, Vernes amazing undersea adventure is one of the earliest science fiction novels ever written. Since that time, generations of readers have plunged below the oceans waves with Captain Nemo and his first-ever submarine, The Nautilus. Its a voyage of exploration...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain · Penguin Classics
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the first of Mark Twain's novels to feature one of the best-loved characters in American fiction, with a critical introduction by John Seelye in Penguin Classics. From the famous episodes of the whitewashed fence and the ordeal in the cave to the trial of Injun...
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The African Queen

C S Forester · Back Bay Books
Pages: 307
Format: Paperback

First published in 1935, C.S. Forester's classic romantic adventure is a tale of opposites attracted. Allnut and Rose, a disreputable Cockney and an English spinster missionary, wend their way down a river in Central Africa in a rickety, asthmatic steam launch, and are gradually joined...
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All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel

Erich Maria Remarque · Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality...
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All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr · Scribner
Pages: 531
Format: Hardcover

Over two and a half years on the New York Times bestseller list and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the stunningly beautiful and captivating story about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II - now available from Encore!Marie-Laure...
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All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps

Dave Isay · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of love from StoryCorpsIn All There Is, StoryCorps founder David Isay shares stories from the revolutionary oral history project, revealing the many remarkable journeys that relationships can take.In these pages we discover that love is found in unexpected places: a New York...
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Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created

Patrick E McGovern · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Patrick E. McGovern -- part modern scientist, part Indiana Jones -- uncovers and re-creates the oldest alcoholic beverages ever found.In Ancient Brews, Patrick E. McGovern takes us on a fascinating journey through time, back to the beginning when our ancestors were likely already experimenting...
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And Ladies of the Club

Helen Hooven Santmyer

"A great novel that is American to its core...so gently memorable, so bursting with life, that those who abandon themselves to its pages will find it claiming a permanent place close to their hearts." --New York Daily News"A warm, evocative, often hilariou
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The Awakening: And Other Stories

Kate Chopin · Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Kate Chopin was one of the most individual and adventurous of nineteenth-century American writers, whose fiction explored new and often startling territory. When her most famous story, The Awakening, was first published in 1899, it stunned readers with its frank portrayal of the inner...
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The Baker's Daughter: A Novel

Sarah McCoy · Broadway Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes to marry...
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Bel Canto

Ann Patchett
Format: Print book

"Blissfully Romantic ... .A strange, terrific, spellcasting story." - San Francisco Chronicle"Bel Canto ... should be on the list of every literate music lover. The story is riveting, the participants breathe and feel and are alive, and throughout this elegantly-told novel,...
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The Bell Jar (P.S.)

Sylvia Plath · Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Pages: 244
Format: Audiobook

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely...
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A Bend in the River

V.S. Naipaul · Vintage; Reissue edition

In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man—an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated town at the bend of a great river in a newly independent African nation....
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The Best of Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, The Cask of Amontillado, and 30 Others

Edgar Allan Poe · Prestwick House, Inc.
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic™™ includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the modern reader contend with Poe''s allusions and complicated vocabulary. Edgar Allan Poe's name conjures up thoughts of hearts beating long after their owners are dead, of disease...
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Bless Me, Ultima

Rudolfo Anaya · Warner Books
Pages: 262
Format: Mass Market Paperback

*Please note: There are two versions of this cover. The content is the same. Exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English. Indeed, Anaya's tales fairly shimmer with the haunting beauty and richness of his culture. The winner...
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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

Timothy Egan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

On the afternoon of August 20, 1910, a battering ram of wind moved through the drought-stricken national forests of Washington, Idaho, and Montana, whipping the hundreds of small blazes burning across the forest floor into a roaring inferno that jumped from treetop to ridge as it raged,...
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Brave New World

Aldous Huxley · Harper Perennial
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring "masterpiece ... one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century" (Wall Street Journal) must be read and understood by anyone concerned with preserving the human spirit in the face of our "brave new world"Aldous...
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Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories

Truman Capote · Vintage; Reprint edition
Format: Book

In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté...
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Burning Sky: A Novel of the American Frontier

Lori Benton · WaterBrook Press
Format: Paperback

“I remember the borders of our land, though I have been gone from them nearly half the moons of my life. But who there will remember me? What I have seen, what I have done, it has changed me. I am the place where two rivers meet, silted with upheaval and loss. Yet memory...
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Dee Brown · Holt Paperbacks; 30th Anniversary edition
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Now a special 30th-anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called "Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking...Impossible to put down"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented...
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The Call of the Wild

Jack London · Aladdin Classics
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

First published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is regarded as Jack London's masterpiece. Based on London's experiences as a gold prospector in the Canadian wilderness and his ideas about nature and the struggle for existence, The Call of the Wild is a tale about unbreakable spirit...
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Candide

Voltaire · Barnes & Noble Classics
Pages: 146
Format: Paperback

Candide, by Voltaire, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features...
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The Castle of Otranto

Horace Walpole · Dover Publications
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

In a faraway medieval realm, Manfred, an arrogant and evil prince, rules with an iron fist. Banishing his wife to the castle dungeon, he confines - and plans to wed - the lovely Isabella, fiancée of his recently deceased son. The prince's plans are foiled, however, when a well-meaning...
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The Catcher in the Rye

J. D. Salinger · Back Bay Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children. The hero-narrator of The Catcher...
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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Richard W Wrangham · Basic Books
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

Ever since Darwin and The Descent of Man, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. But in Catching Fire, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success is the result of cooking. In a groundbreaking...
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Cat's Cradle: A Novel

Kurt Vonnegut · Dial Press
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

Cat's Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly...
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A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books

Charles Dickens · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

'What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?'Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart....
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Come in and Cover Me

Gin Phillips · Riverhead Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

When Ren was twelve years old, she lost her older brother to a car accident. For twenty-five years he’s been a presence in her life, appearing with a song or a reflection in the moonlight. Her connection to the ghosts around her has made her especially sensitive as an archaeologist,...
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The Confessions of Nat Turner

William Styron · Vintage Books
Pages: 455
Format: Print book

In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The revolt was led by a remarkable Negro preacher named Nat Turner, an educated slave who felt himself divinely ordained...
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The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas · Oxford University Press; Revised edition
Format: Book

One of the most exciting and best-loved novels of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo is a timeless tale of endurance, courage, and revenge. Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned on an island fortress. After years of solitary...
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon · Doubleday
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
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Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War

Annia Ciezadlo · Free Press; Reprint edition
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

American Book Award WinnerWinner of Books for a Better Life Award (First Book)James Beard Foundation Award NomineeBNN Discover Awards, second place nonfiction IN THE FALL OF 2003, AS IRAQ DESCENDED INTO CIVIL WAR, Annia Ciezadlo spent her honeymoon in Baghdad. For the next six years, she lived...
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Dead Souls

Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ

A stranger arrives in a Russian backwater community with a bizarre proposition for the local landowners: cash for their "dead souls," the serfs who have died in their service and for whom they must continue to pay taxes until the next census. The landowner receives a pay
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Death Be Not Proud

John Gunther · HarperPerennial Modern Classics
Pages: 205
Format: Paperback

Johnny Gunther was only seventeen years old when he died of a brain tumor. During the months of his illness, everyone near him was unforgettably impressed by his level-headed courage, his wit and quiet friendliness, and, above all, his unfaltering patience through times of despair. This...
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Deliverance

James Dickey · Delta; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure...
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson · Vintage
Pages: 447
Format: eBook

In The Devil in the White City, the smoke, romance, and mystery of the Gilded Age come alive as never before.Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect...
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Dracula

Bram Stoker · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The most famous of all vampire stories, Dracula remains a compelling read, rattling along at break-neck speed, a true page-turner. Here is a new edition of one of the great horror stories in English literature, the novel that spawned a myth and a proliferation of vampire tales in film,...
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Drown

Junot Diaz · Riverhead Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Drown is the debut short story collection from Dominican-American author Junot Díaz and was published by Riverhead Books in 1996. Drown precedes his novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the short story collection This Is How You Lose...
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An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

Tamar Adler · Scribner
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

In An Everlasting Meal, Tamar Adler has written a book that "reads less like a cookbook than like a recipe for a delicious life" (New York magazine) .In this meditation on cooking and eating, Tamar Adler weaves philosophy and instruction into approachable lessons on feeding...
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Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel

Jonathan Safran Foer · Perennial
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man - also named Jonathan Safran Foer - sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior;...
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A Farewell to Arms

Ernest Hemingway · Simon & Schuster Audio
Pages: 8
Format: Audiobook

Hemingway's classic novel of the First World War The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway's frank portrayal of the love...
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Fight Club: A Novel

Chuck Palahniuk · W.W. Norton & Co.
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Chuck Palahniuk's startling and outrageous debut novel, basis of the hit movie starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton. THE FIRST RULE about fight club is you don't talk about fight club. Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with whitecollar...
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway · Blakiston
Pages: 410
Format: Paperback

In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from "the good fight," For Whom the Bell Tolls.The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International...
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The Fortress of Solitude

Jonathan Lethem · Vintage Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

The Fortress of Solitude is the story of Dylan Ebdus growing up white and motherless in downtown Brooklyn in the 1970s. It's a neighborhood where the entertainments include muggings along with games of stoopball. In that world, Dylan has one friend, a black teenager, also motherless,...
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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

Paul Greenberg · The Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Our relationship with the ocean is undergoing a profound transformation. Whereas just three decades ago nearly everything we ate from the sea was wild, rampant overfishing combined with an unprecedented bio-tech revolution has brought us to a point where wild and farmed fish occupy equal...
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The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles · Back Bay Books; 1st Back Bay pbk. ed edition
Format: Print book

As part of Back Bay's ongoing effort to make the works of John Fowles available in uniform trade paperback editions, two major works in the Fowles canon are reissued to coincide with the publication of Wormholes, the author's long-awaited new collection of essays and occasional...
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The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think

Brian Hare · Plume Books
Pages: 384
Format: Book

For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest petsIn the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered...
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

David Allen · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

"The Bible of business and personal productivity" - Lifehack"A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'" - Fast CompanySince it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen's...
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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir: Vintage Movie Classics

R. A. Dick · Vintage; Mti edition
Format: Book

The basis for Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s cinematic romance starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison.   Burdened by debt after her husband's death, Lucy Muir insists on moving into the very cheap Gull Cottage in the quaint seaside village of Whitecliff, despite multiple warnings...
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Gideon's Call

Peter Leavell · Worthy Publishing
Pages: 359
Format: Paperback

Tad, a very clever slave boy, comes of age as the American Civil War intrudes on the tropical sea islands of South Carolina. But his desire to better himself is obstructed by the color of his skin, until Northern soldiers force the evacuation of white plantation owners, setting 10,000 slaves...
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The Ginger Man

Donleavy, J. P. · Grove Press
Format: Book

First published in Paris in 1955 and originally banned in America, J. P. Donleavy's first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the highest order. Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J. P. Donleavy's wildly funny, picaresque...
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Girl, Interrupted

Susanna Kaysen

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. She spent most of the next two years in the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospital as renowned for its famous clientele -
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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories

Robert Olen Butler · Grove Press
Pages: 269
Format: Paperback

Robert Olen Butler's lyrical and poignant collection of stories about the aftermath of the Vietnam War and its impact on the Vietnamese was acclaimed by critics across the nation and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. Now Grove Press is proud to reissue this contemporary classic by one of America's...
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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens · Penguin Classics
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

'Great Expectations is up there for me with the world's greatest novels' Howard Jacobson. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadCharles Dickens's Great Expectations charts the course of orphan Pip Pirrip's life as it is transformed by a vast, mysterious...
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Jared Diamond · W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human development based on race. Until around , b.c., all peoples were still Stone Age huntergatherers. At that point, a great divide occurred in the rates that human societies evolved. In Eurasia,...
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The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood · Anchor
Pages: 311
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. Includes a new introduction...
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Henderson the Rain King

Saul Bellow · Penguin Classics; Revised edition
Format: Book

"It blazes as fiercly and scintillatingly as a forest fire. There is life here; a great rage to live more fully. In this it is a giant among novels." (San Francisco Examiner)Saul Bellow evokes all the rich colors and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this acclaimed...
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The House at Tyneford: A Novel

Natasha Solomons · Plume
Pages: 357
Format: Paperback

The start of an affair, the end of an era.Fans of Kate Morton's The Forgotten Garden, Catherine Bailey's The Secret Rooms, and TV's Downton Abbey will love this New York Times bestselling sweeping historical novel of love and loss. It's the spring of 1938 and no longer safe to be a Jew in Vienna....
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I'll Fly Away

Kelly Nielson · Hornet Creek Publishing LLC
Pages: 301
Format: Paperback

In the spring of 1986, Kelly, a small town girl from Idaho, meets Ibrahim at the International Festival held every year at a small university in the sleepy town of Pocatello. His looks screamed Italian with his light creamy olive complexion, large Romanesque nose and full lips, but his accent...
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The Imperfectionists: A Novel

Tom Rachman · Dial Press Trade Paperback; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

One of most acclaimed books of the year, Tom Rachman's debut novel follows the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters and editors of an English-language newspaper in Rome.
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Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeRalph Elllison's Invisible Man is a monumental novel, one that can well be called an epic of modern American Negro life. It is a strange story, in which many extraordinary things happen, some of them shocking and brutal,...
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Jaws: A Novel

Peter Benchley · Ballantine Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Here is Peter Benchleys classic suspense novel of shark versus man, which was made into the blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie. The Jaws phenomenon changed popular culture and continues to inspire a growing interest in sharks and the oceans today.  When Peter Benchley wrote Jaws in the early...
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The Journey

Wanda E. Brunstetter · Barbour Books
Format: Print book

Now a New York Times and USA Today Besteller! Discover along with Titus Fisher how life can begin anew in Christian County, Kentucky. Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving a broken romance behind is the best decision Titus ever made. But is he ready to consider love...
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Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Anthony Bourdain · Ecco
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine - now with all-new, never-before-published material.
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The Kitchen House: A Novel

Kathleen Grissom · Touchstone Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

In this gripping New York Times bestseller, Kathleen Grissom brings to life a thriving plantation in Virginia in the decades before the Civil War, where a dark secret threatens to expose the best and worst in everyone tied to the estate.Orphaned during her passage from Ireland, young,...
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The Known World: A Novel

Edward P Jones · Amistad
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making...
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The Language of Flowers

Vanessa Diffenbaugh · Large Print Press; Lrg edition
Format: Large Print

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it's been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent...
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The Last Letter from Your Lover: A Novel

Jojo Moyes · Pamela Dorman Books; First American Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A sophisticated, page-turning double love story spanning forty years-an unforgettable Brief Encounter for our times. It is 1960. When Jennifer Stirling wakes up in the hospital, she can remember nothing-not the tragic car accident that put her there, not her husband, not even who she is. She feels...
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men / Edition 60

James Agee

A landmark work of American photojournalism "renowned for its fusion of social conscience and artistic radicality" (New York Times) In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to e
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The Light Between Oceans: A Novel

M. L. Stedman · Scribner
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

The years-long New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg's Dreamworks is "irresistible ... seductive ... with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page" (O, The Oprah Magazine) .After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne...
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (20th Anniversary Edition)

Sherman Alexie
Format: Print book

?Alexie’s prose startles and dazzles with unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moves. These are cultural love stories, and we laugh on every page with a fist tight around our hearts.”?The Boston Globe?Poetic and unremittingly honest . . . The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven...
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Look Homeward, Angel

Thomas Wolfe · Scribner
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

The stunning, classic coming-of-age novel written by one of America's foremost Southern writers A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe published Look Homeward, Angel, his first novel, about a young man's burning desire to leave...
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Lord of the Flies

William Golding
Format: Paperback

Before The Hunger Games there was Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial...
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The Magnificent Ambersons

Booth Tarkington · Classic Books Library
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Set in Midwest America in the early twentieth century, this bestselling novel introduces the extravagantly rich Ambersons, whose only real problem is that George Amberson Minafer?the spoiled grandson of the family patriarch?refuses to acknowledge the rising wealth and prestige of business...
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The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett · Vintage Books
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shopworn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grafter named Joel Cairo, a fat man name Gutman, and Brigid O'Shaughnessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients...
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Mansfield Park (Oxford World's Classics)

Jane Austen · Oxford University Press
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

At the age of ten, Fanny Price leaves the poverty of her Portsmouth home to be brought up among the family of her wealthy uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, in the chilly grandeur of Mansfield Park. She gradually falls in love with her cousin Edmund, but when the dazzling and sophisticated...
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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

Anya Von Bremzen · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations        Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment...
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Me Before You

Jojo Moyes · Penguin Books
Pages: 369
Format: Paperback

The beloved New York Times bestseller - with more than five million copies sold. The stunning sequel, After You, will be published on September 29th. They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . . Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary...
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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Franz Kafka · Dover Publications
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

Since his death in 1924, Kafka has come to be regarded as one of the greatest modern writers, one whose work brilliantly explores the anxiety, futility, and complexity of modern life. The precision and clarity of Kafka's style, its powerful symbolism, and his existential exploration of the human...
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Midnight's Children: A Novel

Salman Rushdie · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

The iconic masterpiece of India that introduced the world to "a glittering novelist - one with startling imaginative and intellectual resources, a master of perpetual storytelling" (The New Yorker) WINNER OF THE BEST OF THE BOOKERS * SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES Selected...
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The Mill on the Floss

George Eliot · Oxford University Press; New Ed. / edition
Format: Print book

As Maggie Tulliver approaches adulthood, her spirited temperament brings her into conflict with her family, her community, and her much-loved brother Tom. Still more painfully, she finds her own nature divided between the claims of moral responsibility and her passionate hunger for self-fulfillment....
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My Antonia

Willa Cather · Barnes & Noble Classics
Pages: 233
Format: Hardcover

My Ántonia, by Willa Cather, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable...
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The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern · Anchor Books; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night....
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Notes from the Underground, and The Gambler

Fyodor Dostoevsky · Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

One of the most profound and disturbing works of nineteenth-century literature, Notes from the Underground is a probing and speculative work, often regarded as a forerunner to the Existentialist movement. The Gambler explores the compulsive nature of gambling, one of Dostoevsky's own vices...
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories

Ambrose Bierce · Dover Publications
Pages: 172
Format: Paperback

Ambrose Bierce wrote stories so dramatically different from those of his contemporaries that they hardly seem like they were written in the nineteenth century. These original and innovative tales, most of which appeared in the 1880s and 1890s, constitute 23 examples of his best and most...
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The Odyssey: The Fitzgerald Translation

Homer. · Farrar
Pages: 510
Format: Print book

Robert Fitzgerald's translation of The Odyssey has been the standard translation for more than three generations of students and poets. Macmillan Audio is delighted to publish the first ever audio edition of this classic work, the greatest of all epic poems. Fitzgerald's supple...
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Olive Kitteridge: Fiction

Elizabeth Strout · Random House; 2 edition
Format: Book

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • SOON TO BE AN HBO MINISERIESIn a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into a book with the heft of a novel, through the presence...
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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

Susan Orlean · Ballantine Publ.
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean's wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower - the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii...
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Orphan Train

Christina Baker Kline · William Morrow
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood...
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A Passage to India

E M Forster · Mariner Books
Pages: 322
Format: Paperback

Among the greatest novels of the twentieth century and the basis for director David Lean's Academy Award-winning film, A Passage to India tells of the clash of cultures in British India after the turn of the century. In exquisite prose, Forster reveals the menace that lurks just beneath...
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People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks · Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Pages: 372
Format: Audiobook

View our feature on Geraldine Books's People of the Book.From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, the journey of a rare illuminated manuscript through centuries of exile and war In 1996, Hanna Heath, an Australian rare-book expert, is offered the job of a lifetime: analysis and conservation...
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A Person of Interest: A Novel

Susan Choi · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Lee is a math professor at a second-tier university in the Midwest, and when a mail bomb goes off in the office of the star computer scientist next door, Lee is slow to realize that students an colleagues have begun to suspect that hes the Brain Bomber, an elusive terrorist whose primarily...
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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

Władysław Szpilman

Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody (Son of Sam) . The Pianist won the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious prize -- the Pal
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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories

Oscar Wilde · Signet Classic
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde's full-length novel, a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Also included in the volume are three of the Irish master storyteller's short works:Lord Arthur Savile's CrimeThe Happy PrinceThe Birthbday of the Infanta
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Plain Truth

Jodi Picoult · Washington Square Press; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper comes the riveting story of a murder that shatters the picturesque calm of Amish country -- and tests the heart and soul of the lawyer defending the woman at the center of the storm.The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes...
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Deborah Blum · Penguin Press
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Deborah Blum follows New York City's first forensic scientists to discover a fascinating Jazz Age story of chemistry and detection, poison and murder.Deborah Blum, writing with the high style and skill for suspense that is characteristic of the very...
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Pope Joan: A Novel

Donna Woolfolk Cross · Broadway Books

A world-wide bestseller, major motion picture and upcoming "Director's Cut" TV mini-series exclusively for the U.S!"Pope Joan has all the elements one wants in a historical drama-love, sex, violence, duplicity, and long-buried secrets. Cross has written an engaging book."-Los...
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The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Henry James is one of the giants of American literary history. From the novella "Daisy Miller" and classic short stories such as "The Turn of the Screw" to the popular short novel Washington Square and intricately woven and highly complex later novels such as The Golden...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

James Joyce's Portrait of an Artist is one of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Its originality shocked contemporary readers on its publication in 1916 who found its treating of the minutiae of daily life as indecorous, and its central...
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel

Muriel Spark · Harper Perennial Modern Classics; 1.11.2009 edition
Format: Book

At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime. She is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd,...
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The Prince

NiccoloÌ? Machiavelli · Humphrey Milford
Pages: 107
Format: Paperback

When Machiavelli's brief treatise on Renaissance statecraft and princely power was posthumously published in 1532, it generated a debate that has raged unabated until the present day. Based upon Machiavelli's first-hand experience as an emissary of the Florentine Republic to the courts...
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The Quiet American

Graham Greene · Penguin Classics; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Graham Greenes classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in VietnamI never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused, Graham Greenes narrator Fowler remarks of Alden Pyle, the eponymous Quiet American of what is perhaps the most controversial novel of his career....
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain · Broadway Paperbacks
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts - Rosa Parks,...
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Ragtime: A Novel

E L Doctorow · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be. An extraordinary tapestry, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War. The story...
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The Razor's Edge

W. Somerset Maugham · Vintage
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fiancée Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliott Templeton, her uncle,...
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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

Lucy Knisley · First Second
Pages: 173
Format: Paperback

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time...
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The Rent Collector

Camron Wright · Shadow Mountain; First edition
Format: Hardcover

Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense...
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Replay

Ken Grimwood · Harper
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

Jeff Winston, forty-three, didn't know he was a replayer until he died and woke up twenty-five years younger in his college dorm room; he lived another life. And died again. And lived again and died again -- in a continuous twenty-five-year cycle -- each time starting from scratch at the age of eighteen...
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Sacred Hunger

Barry Unsworth · W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 1992 Booker Prize for Fiction Possibly the best novel Ive read in the last decade.—David Halberstam Sacred Hunger is a stunning and engrossing exploration of power, domination, and greed. Filled with the sacred hunger to expand its empire and its profits, England entered...
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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: 50 North American Stories Since 1970

Lex Williford · Touchstone
Pages: 652
Format: Paperback

Fifty remarkable short stories from a range of contemporary fiction authors including Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more, selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, and novelists.Contributors include Russell Banks,...
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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert · Henry Holt and Co
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTA major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful...
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The Snow Child: A Novel

Eowyn Ivey · Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books
Pages: 389
Format: Paperback

Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall,...
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Sometimes a Great Notion

Ken Kesey

The magnificent second novel from the legendary author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Sailor Song is a wild-spirited and hugely powerful tale of an Oregon logging clan.A bitter strike is raging in a small lumber town along the Oregon coast. Buc
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The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything

Stephen M.R. Covey · Free Press; Reprint edition
Pages: 354
Format: Paperback

With nearly 750,000 copies in print, this instant classic shows that establishing trust is “the one thing that changes everything” (Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of Now, Discover Your Strengths) in both business and life. Trust, says Stephen M.R. Covey, is the very basis of the new global...
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The Sportswriter: Bascombe Trilogy

Richard Ford · Vintage Books
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people--men, mostly--who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires to. But at thirty-eight, he suffers from incurable dreaminess, occasional pounding of the heart, and the not-too-distant losses...
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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Simon Sinek · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Why do you do what you do? Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over?...
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Still Alice

Lisa Genova · Gallery Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University. Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children...
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Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home

Jessica Fechtor · Plume
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

A national bestseller and winner of a 2015 Living Now Book Award, Stir is an exquisite memoir about how food connects us to ourselves, our lives, and each other. At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family....
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Stranger in a Strange Land

Robert A Heinlein · Ace
Pages: 525
Format: Paperback

The complete, uncut version of Robert A. Heinlein's science fiction masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a classic in a few short years. Valentine Michael Smith is a man raised by Martians. Sent to Earth, he must learn what it is to be human....
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The Street: A Novel

Ann Petry

The Street tells the poignant, often heartbreaking story of Lutie Johnson, a young black woman, and her spirited struggle to raise her son amid the violence, poverty, and racial dissonance of Harlem in the late 1940s. Originally published in 1946 and hailed by critics as a masterw
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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Patricia Highsmith · W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"Tom Ripley is one of the most interesting characters in world literature."—Anthony Minghella, director of ?The Talented Mr. Ripley Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath. Here, in this first Ripley novel, we are introduced to suave...
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That Night

Alice McDermott

On a warm suburban night, the sound of lawn sprinklers is drowned out by the rumble of hot rods. Suddenly a car careens onto a family's neat front yard, teenage boys spill out brandishing chains and leather, and a young man cries out for the girl he loves. Tonight fathers will pic
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel

Zora Neale Hurston · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don't know how to live properly." - Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth...
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These is my Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 (P.S.)

Nancy Turner
Format: Paperback

A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier. Scrupulously recording her steps down the path Providence...
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Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe · Penguin Books
Pages: 209
Format: Paperback

"A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world." - Barack Obama Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadThings Fall Apart is the first of three...
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The Third Policeman

Flann O'Brien

The Third Policeman is Flann O'Brien's brilliantly dark comic novel about the nature of time, death, and existence. Told by a narrator who has committed a botched robbery and brutal murder, the novel follows him and his adventures in a two-dimensional police station wher
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Time and Again

Jack Finney · Scribner Paperback Fiction
Pages: 399
Format: Print book

An anniversary edition of a timeless classic tells what happens when Simon Morley is selected by a secret government agency to test Einstein's theory of the past co-existing with the present and is transported back to 1880s New York. Reissue. NYT.
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Malcolm Gladwell · Back Bay Books
Pages: 301
Format: Paperback

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product,...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout...
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To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf · Harcourt
Pages: 242
Format: Paperback

Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse is one of her greatest literary achievements and among the most influential novels of the twentieth century. The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle...
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Tobacco Road

Erskine Caldwell
Format: Print book

Enormously popular in the 1930s and 1940s, Erskine Caldwell brought to millions of Americans his bawdy, forcefully written, grimly comic stories of injustice and human irrationality, set chiefly in the South. "Tobacco Road" remains the book for which he is best remember
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The Tortilla Curtain

T. Coraghessan Boyle
Format: Paperback

Winner of the Prix Medicis Etranger Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican...
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A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute · Vintage; 1st VI ptg edition
Format: Paperback

Nevil Shutes most beloved novel, a tale of love and war, follows its enterprising heroine from the Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback.Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman living in Malaya, is captured by the invading Japanese and forced on a brutal seven-month...
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Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand · Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE  Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Readers Circle for author chats and more.In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious...
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The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

Pat Conroy · Dial Press Trade Paperback; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw island, America is a world away. For years the people here lived proudly from the sea, but now its waters are not safe. Waste from industry threatens...
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Watership Down: A Novel

Richard Adams · Scribner
Pages: 476
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a major Netflix animated miniseries starring James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, and Oscar and Grammy award-winner Sir Ben Kingsley. A worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Watership Down is the compelling tale of a band of wild rabbits struggling to hold onto their place...
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Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

This "tour de force" (New York Times Book Review) celebrates its 50th anniversary.Wide Sargasso Sea, a masterpiece of modern fiction, was Jean Rhys's return to the literary center stage. She had a startling early career and was known for her extraordinary prose and haunting...
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Winesburg, Ohio

Sherwood Anderson · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Winesburg, Ohio (1919) is Sherwood Anderson's masterpiece, a cycle of short stories concerning life in a small town at the end of the nineteenth century. At the center is George Willard, a young reporter who becomes the confidant of the town's solitary figures. Anderson's stories...
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Winter Garden

Kristin Hannah · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 394
Format: eBook

<p><B><I>Can a woman ever really know herself if she doesn't know her mother? </I></B><br><B><I></I></B><br><B><I>From the author of the smash-hit bestseller </I>Firefly Lane <I>and </I>True...
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Wise Beyond Your Field

Nancy K Napier · Boise State University CCI Press
Pages: 140
Format: Paperback

Do you want to boost your organization's performance? Out perform your peers? It may be as simple as looking outside your own field. Wise Beyond Your Field shows how creative leaders use ideas from far beyond their own fields to do things differently and out perform their peers....
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The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins · Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

The Woman in White (1859-60) is the first and greatest "Sensation Novel." Walter Hartright's mysterious midnight encounter with the woman in white draws him into a vortex of crime, poison, kidnapping, and international intrigue. This new critical edition is the first...
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Women in Love

D. H. Lawrence · Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In Women in Love (1920), Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen who first appeared in Lawrence's earlier novel, The Rainbow, take center stage as Lawrence explores their growth and development in their relationships with two powerful men, Rupert Birkin and his friend Gerald Crich. A novel of regeneration...
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The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures

Josh Hanagarne · Gotham Books
Pages: 291
Format: Book

A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette's found salvation in books and weight lifting Josh Hanagarne couldn't be invisible if he tried. Although he wouldn't officially be diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome until his freshman year of high school, Josh was six years...
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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

A J Jacobs · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 388
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and thoughtful year spent obeying -- as literally as possible -- the tenets of the Bible.Raised in a secular family but increasingly...
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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water: A Novel

Michael Dorris · Picador; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship. Starting in the present day and moving backward, the novel is told in the voices of the three women: fifteen-year-old...
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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman · W.W. Norton
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal...
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