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The Strong Horse

The Strong Horse

In this provocative and timely book, Middle East expert Lee Smith overturns long-held Western myths and assumptions about the Arab world, offering advice for America’s future success in the region.  Seeking...

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Ayn Rand and the World She Made

Ayn Rand and the World She Made

Ayn Rand is best known as the author of the perennially bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Altogether, more than 12 million copies of the two novels have been sold...

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The Full Cupboard of Life

The Full Cupboard of Life

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 5Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe,...

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Negotiating with the Dead

Negotiating with the Dead

An ambitious inquiry into the art of writing and an unprecedented insider’s view of the writer’s universe, from the beloved author of The Handmaid’s...

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Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir...

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The Water in Between

The Water in Between

Wise, funny and beautifully written, The Water in Between is an inspiring-and cautionary-tale for anyone who has ever wanted to escape into another life. A stint...

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We Could Be Beautiful

We Could Be Beautiful

A spellbinding psychological debut novel, Swan Huntley's We Could Be Beautiful is the story of a wealthy woman who has everything—and yet can trust no one. Catherine...

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The Art of the Personal Essay

The Art of the Personal Essay

For more than four hundred years, the personal  essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant  of all literary forms. Distinguished from the  detached...

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Trouble

Trouble

Josie is a Manhattan psychotherapist living a comfortable life with her husband and daughter. Raquel is a Los Angeles rock star with a platinum album and the attendant money and fame....

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Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

New York Times BestsellerA story of patients and staff, family, and friends who are part of a heart clinic in a community caught between the old Ireland and the new. Dr....

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Aching for Beauty

Aching for Beauty

When Wang Ping was nine years old, she secretly set about binding her feet with elastic bands. Footbinding had by then been outlawed in China, women’s feet “liberated,”...

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Letters to a Young Artist

Letters to a Young Artist

From the most exciting individual in American theater” (Newsweek), here is Anna Deavere Smith’s brass tacks advice to aspiring artists of all stripes. In vividly anecdotal...

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A Slip of the Keyboard

A Slip of the Keyboard

A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.      Terry Pratchett...

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The Good Women of China

The Good Women of China

When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the...

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Bluebeard's Egg

Bluebeard's Egg

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleBy turns humorous and warm, stark and frightening, Bluebeard'S...

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The Careful Use of Compliments

The Careful Use of Compliments

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 4Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and woman detective. ...

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Bee Season

Bee Season

Eliza Naumann, a seemingly unremarkable nine-year-old, expects never to fit into her gifted family: her autodidact father, Saul, absorbed in his study of Jewish mysticism; her brother,...

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Legal Lynching

Legal Lynching

The death penalty is one of the most hotly contested issues in America today. Evidence continues to mount that many innocent people have been executed or are currently living on death row,...

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The Thing Around Your Neck

The Thing Around Your Neck

In these twelve dazzlng stories, the bestselling, award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa...

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Social and Political Philosophy

Social and Political Philosophy

An anthology of basic statements by the most influential social and political philosophers of Western civilization. Includes Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes,...

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Snuff

Snuff

In the crowded greenroom of a porn-movie production, hundreds of men mill around in their boxers, awaiting their turn with the legendary Cassie Wright. An aging adult film...

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The World According to Bertie

The World According to Bertie

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 4 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring...

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Enchanted Islands

Enchanted Islands

Born to immigrant parents in Minnesota just before the turn of the century, Frances Frankowski grew up coveting the life of her best friend, Rosalie Mendel. And yet, decades...

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The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa

The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa

With the stories in her first collection, Elizabeth Stuckey-French establishes herself as a smart new voice in American fiction and stakes her claim to a territory somewhere on the edge...

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