Our Gang

Our Gang

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth’s brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M. Nixon.In...

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Overcoming Life's Disappointments

Overcoming Life's Disappointments

The New York Times best-selling guide to being your best self, even when things don’t turn out as you’d hoped. The beloved author of When Bad Things Happen...

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A Woman's Education

A Woman's Education

The beloved bestselling author of The Road from Coorain and True North continues her remarkable autobiography with an account of her decade as the first woman president...

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A Palestine Affair

A Palestine Affair

In British-occupied Palestine after World War I, Mark Bloomberg, a beleaguered London painter, and Joyce, his American wife, witness the murder of a prominent Orthodox...

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Dreaming in Polish

Dreaming in Polish

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection The old man and the old woman always dreamed the same dreams. Everyone in Celia’s town knows the couple, married sixty years, with wrinkled...

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To Be Young, Gifted and Black

To Be Young, Gifted and Black

Assembled from plays, essays, letters, drawings, and photographs, this memoir records the passionate engagement and spectacular accomplishment of the playwright of A Raisin in the...

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Palace Walk

Palace Walk

Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork.The...

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Wave

Wave

One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearOn the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka,...

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The Brother Gardeners

The Brother Gardeners

From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the men who made Britain teh center of the botanical world.Bringing to life the science...

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Wondrous Beauty

Wondrous Beauty

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers, here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803...

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The Platinum Age of Television

The Platinum Age of Television

Television today is better than ever. From The Sopranos to Breaking Bad, Sex and the City to Girls, and Modern Family to Louie,...

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Shostakovich and Stalin

Shostakovich and Stalin

“Music illuminates a person and provides him with his last hope; even Stalin, a butcher, knew that.” So said the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose first compositions in the 1920s identified...

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The Journey

The Journey

After a decade in a suburban American world of shopping malls and fast-food restaurants, sisters Renu and Manx return to their childhood home, the island of Pi....

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A Hedonist in the Cellar

A Hedonist in the Cellar

In A Hedonist in the Cellar, Jay McInerney gathers more than five years’ worth of essays and continues his exploration of what’s new, what’s enduring, and what’s...

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The Boys Are Back (Movie Tie-in Edition

The Boys Are Back (Movie Tie-in Edition

"So there we are, a father and two sons in a household without role models, males together in a home different from anything I'd known—an idyllic Lost Boys' world...

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The Cold Six Thousand

The Cold Six Thousand

The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary noir masterpiece of historical paranoia.In this savagely audacious...

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Kindertotenwald

Kindertotenwald

A genre-bending collection of prose poems from Pulitzer Prize–winner Franz Wright brings us surreal tales of childhood, adolescence, and adult awareness, moving from the gorgeous...

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Hurricane Watch

Hurricane Watch

The ultimate guide to the ultimate storms, Hurricane Watch is a fascinating blend of science and history from one of the world's foremost meteorologists and an award-winning science journalist. This in-depth look at these awe-inspiring...

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Divorce Is in the Air

Divorce Is in the Air

The American debut of a highly acclaimed Spanish writer: a sly, acerbic novel about love—or the end of love—and how hard it can be to let go.There’s...

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Miss Wyoming

Miss Wyoming

From the bestselling author of Generation X and Microserfs,comes the absurd and tender story of a hard-living movie producer and a former child beauty pageant contender who only find each...

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Five Modern No Plays

Five Modern No Plays

Japanese No drama is one of the great art forms that has fascinated people throughout the world. The late Yukio Mishima, one of Japan's outstanding post-war writers,...

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling...

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A View of the Ocean

A View of the Ocean

The internationally best-selling novelist, playwright Jan de Hartog, author of The Captain and The Peaceable Kingdom, moves and inspires us with this simple, elegant story of his mother and himself.She...

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Vampire Lestat

Vampire Lestat

Returning to the hypnotic world she so brilliantly created in Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice demonstrates once again her power to enthrall.  With the same richness of drama, atmosphere...

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