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How to Set a Fire and Why

How to Set a Fire and Why

“Ball has created a voice that echoes the beloved narrators of J. D. Salinger and John Green. . . . With her tragic past, brilliant mind and subversive potential, Lucia could be thought of...

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The Noise of Time

The Noise of Time

One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle1936: Dmitri Shostakovich, just thirty years old, reckons with the first of three conversations...

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Swimming in the Sink

Swimming in the Sink

In this stunning memoir of life after loss, open-water swimming legend and bestselling author of Grayson Lynne Cox tells of facing the one challenge that no amount of...

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The Hopefuls

The Hopefuls

A blazingly honest portrait of ambition and marriage, and a brilliantly funny send-up of young D.C., from the bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses.A...

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Ruthless River

Ruthless River

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin;...

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Salsa

Salsa

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Original Selection   Brave, intelligent, fierce—eighteen-year-old Silvia knows how to handle men. When she discovered...

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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

*A New York Times Bestseller*Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.,...

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Steps

Steps

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” SelectionThe acclaimed author gives us a mesmerizing story of a family built, not by blood, but by second and third marriages...

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Anatomy of a Soldier

Anatomy of a Soldier

Here is the unforgettable story of Captain Tom Barnes, whom we first meet as he is leading British troops in Afghanistan. We then meet two young Afghani boys—and the...

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The Romanovs

The Romanovs

"Epic history on the grandest scale. . . . Game of Thrones seems like the proverbial vicar's tea party in comparison."—Financial TimesThe Romanovs...

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Wintering

Wintering

A true epic: a love story that spans sixty years, generations’ worth of feuds, and secrets withheld and revealed. One day, elderly, demented Harry Eide steps...

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Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Dave Malloy here presents the stunning twenty-two chapter selection from Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace that formed the basis of his hit Broadway sensation, Natasha, Pierre...

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The Pier Falls

The Pier Falls

Nine dazzling stories from the beloved, bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.The stories that make up The Pier Falls...

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Radical Hope

Radical Hope

Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written...

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Dear Fang, with Love

Dear Fang, with Love

Lucas and Katya were seniors when they made the impetuous decision to have a baby. Seventeen years later, Lucas is now only a weekend dad, newly involved in his daughter...

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Joe Gould's Teeth

Joe Gould's Teeth

From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the missing longest book ever written, a century-old...

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Wild River Blues

Wild River Blues

In her early thirties and an aspiring literary journalist, Sarah Menkedick joins her baby brother Jackson and his precious Honda, the ”Jackwagon,” for fourteen...

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Barcelona from A to Z

Barcelona from A to Z

To bring one of Barrie Kerper's indispensable guides along with you on your trip is like having a savvy friend be your personal tour guide. In her latest, Barrie open an insider's,...

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A Particle of Dread

A Particle of Dread

In A Particle of Dread, Sam Shepard takes one of the most famous plays in history—Oedipus Rex—and transforms it into a modern American classic....

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The Rights of Man

The Rights of Man

H. G. Wells’s passionate and influential manifesto—never before available in the United States—was first published in England in 1940 in response to World War...

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The Spectator Bird

The Spectator Bird

This tour-de-force of American literature and a winner of the National Book Award is a profound, intimate, affecting novel from one of the most esteemed literary minds of...

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Strange Gods

Strange Gods

In a groundbreaking historical work that focuses on the long, tense convergence of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam with an uncompromising secular perspective, Susan Jacoby...

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The Time Machine

The Time Machine

The first great novel to imagine time travel, H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) follows its narrator on an incredible journey that takes him eventually...

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The Erstwhile

The Erstwhile

The Erstwhile brings readers back to the singular world and mind of B. Catling, continuing the groundbreaking storytelling of his hit The Vorrh.In...

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