Martin Luther

Martin Luther

The development of Martin Luther's thought was both a symptom and moving force in the transformation of the Middle Ages into the modern world. Geographical discovery,...

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Lay Back the Darkness

Lay Back the Darkness

Edward Hirsch’s sixth collection is a descent into the darkness of middle age, narrated with exacting tenderness. He explores the boundaries of human fallibility both in candid personal poems, such as the title...

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The Shadow Man

The Shadow Man

In The Shadow Man, the bestselling author of Final Payments and The Company of Women elevates the memoir into an uncompromising and unforgettable art form as she...

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The Devil's Feather

The Devil's Feather

A blistering new thriller about the horrors of war and the struggle to survive in the face of pure evil. Foreign correspondent Connie Burns is hunting a British...

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Everything Explained That Is Explainable

Everything Explained That Is Explainable

The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica in 1911 marked the last stand of the Enlightenment and a turbulent end to an era. The Eleventh Edition summed up the high point of optimism and belief in human progress that dominated Anglo-Saxon thought...

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Traplines

Traplines

In 1987, John Rember returned home to Sawtooth Valley, where he had been brought up. He returned out of a homing instinct: the same forty acres that had sustained his family’s horses had sustained...

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Last Orders

Last Orders

Four men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment...

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Soul: God, Self and New Cosmology

Soul: God, Self and New Cosmology

The Scientists and Theologians who play parts in Soul: God, Self and the New Cosmology:•Stephen Hawking•Matthew Fox•Ilya Prigogine•Paul Davies•John Polkinghorne•David...

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The Unending Mystery

The Unending Mystery

According to legend, anyone who wandered into the labyrinth in Ancient Crete never came out again. Some labyrinths may have offered patterns for an erotic spring dance. Those on the...

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Spoonbenders

Spoonbenders

A NEBULA AWARD FINALISTONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR"Hilarious, heartfelt and brimming with humanity.” —Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author of The...

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Summer Meditations

Summer Meditations

In a book written while he was president of Czechoslovakia, Vaclav Havel combines the same powerful eloquence, moral passion, and abiding wisdom that informed his writing...

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The Resistance Man

The Resistance Man

Bruno Courrèges—provincial French police chief extraordinaire—is back in another delectable tale of mystery and suspense that unfolds in the gastronomically ravishing Dordogne.A...

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Sleeping Giant

Sleeping Giant

There was a time when America’s working class was seen as the backbone of the American economy, having considerable political, economic, and moral authority. But the working class we have now—far more female and...

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His Excellency

His Excellency

The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With his careful attention...

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RAWHIDE KNOT&OTH STORIES

RAWHIDE KNOT&OTH STORIES

The powerful story-telling voice that has carried so many readers back into the world of the American frontier is heard again in these eight tales of pioneers and pioneer days by the author of The Sea of Grass,...

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Comfortably Numb

Comfortably Numb

American doctors dispense approximately 230 million antidepressant prescriptions every year, more than any other class of medication. Charles Barber explores this disturbing phenomenon,...

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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Under the pen name Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson became a legend for his children's books, which broke the constraints of Victorian moralism. Thirty years...

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Kathy Santo's Dog Sense

Kathy Santo's Dog Sense

Whether you have a puppy or an adult dog, a home- or sleep-wrecker (or both), whether your dog has ingrained bad manners or simply hasn’t learned any good ones yet–Kathy Santo shines a...

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The Chameleon's Shadow

The Chameleon's Shadow

From the author of The Devil's Feather comes a haunting psychological thriller about a scarred Iraq war veteran whose physical trauma may reflect the inner...

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The Stars Are Fire

The Stars Are Fire

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERFrom the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water and The Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book...

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Boeing versus Airbus

Boeing versus Airbus

The commercial airline industry is one of the most volatile, dog-eat-dog enterprises in the world, and in the late 1990s, Europe’s Airbus overtook America’s...

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African Silences

African Silences

African Silences is a powerful and sobering account of the cataclysmic depredation of the African landscape and its wildlife. In this critically acclaimed work Peter Matthiessen...

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The Bolter

The Bolter

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearAn O, The Oprah Magazine #1 Terrific Read In an age of bolters—women who broke the rules and fled their marriages—Idina...

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The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada

Trembling and quivering is the mind,Difficult to guard and hard to restrain.The person of wisdom sets it straight,As a fletcher does an arrow.The Dhammapada introduced the actual utterances of the Buddha nearly twenty-five hundred years ago,...

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