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Aama in America

Aama in America

Vishnu Maya, called Aama (Mother) by everyone in her tiny Nepalese village, was living high in the Himalayas when she befriended American Peace Corps worker Broughton Coburn in 1974. In 1988, Aama...

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The Unruly Queen

The Unruly Queen

When the Prince Regent (who would later become King George IV) separated privately from Princess Caroline in 1796, they had been together for less than a year. Their disastrous...

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The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year Marylou Ahearn is going to kill Dr. Wilson Spriggs. In 1953, the good doctor gave her a radioactive cocktail...

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Knockemstiff

Knockemstiff

"More engaging than any new fiction in years." —Chuck PalahniukAn unforgettable work of fiction that peers into the soul of a tough Midwestern American town to...

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Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

A charmingly gothic, fiendishly funny Faustian tale about a brilliant scientist who makes a deal with the Devil, twice.   Johannes Cabal sold his...

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The Five Stages of the Soul

The Five Stages of the Soul

An exciting exploration of the spiritual passages we go through as we age—from midlife crises to the search for inner purpose—and the rich possibilities they offer for fulfillment...

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Echoes of an Autobiography

Echoes of an Autobiography

From the Foreword by Nadine Gordimer: "These pieces are meditations which echo that which was, has been, and is the writer Mahfouz. They are--in the words of the title of one of the...

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Muy Macho

Muy Macho

From the Homeboy to the Latin Lover, America cherishes a host of images about Latino men, yet all are based on the belief in macho men, virile and brash, full of violence and testosterone. With the gender...

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The Thing Around Your Neck

The Thing Around Your Neck

A dazzling story collection from the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists, “one of the world’s great...

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The Robber Bride

The Robber Bride

From the extraordinary imagination of the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale , comes one of her most intricate and subversive...

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The Tenth Muse

The Tenth Muse

From the legendary editor who helped shape modern cookbook publishing-one of the food world's most admired figures-comes this evocative and inspiring memoir. Living in Paris after World War II,...

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The Translation of Love

The Translation of Love

Against the backdrop of occupied Tokyo, a young girl searches for her missing older sister, who has disappeared into the world of bars and dance halls. In the process, her story...

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How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time is an important contemporary contribution to the classic accounts of the seductive attractions and dangerous distractions of drug use.In...

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The People in the Trees

The People in the Trees

Readers of exciting, challenging and visionary literary fiction—including admirers of Norman Rush's Mating, Ann Patchett's State of Wonder, Barbara Kingsolver's The...

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Moonshining as a Fine Art

Moonshining as a Fine Art

The history of moonshining is a long one, and no one tells it better than the men who once made a living from it deep in the heart of Appalachia. Originally published in...

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The Clouds Beneath the Sun

The Clouds Beneath the Sun

An exotic setting and a passionate, forbidden affair make The Clouds Beneath the Sun an irresistible page-turner that is sure to satisfy readers looking for an intelligent blend of history, romance, and intrigue. Mackenzie...

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Reflections on the Revolution In Europe

Reflections on the Revolution In Europe

In light of cultural crises such as the Danish cartoon controversy and the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris, Christopher Caldwell’s incisive perspective has...

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Dark Water

Dark Water

Birthplace of Michelangelo and home to untold masterpieces, Florence is a city for art lovers. But on November 4, 1966, the rising waters of the Arno threatened to erase over seven centuries...

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There But For The

There But For The

When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy. He also sets in motion a mesmerizing puzzle of a novel,...

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One Summer

One Summer

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy BookA GoodReads Reader's ChoiceIn One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one...

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Black Flags

Black Flags

WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION“A Best Book of 2015”—The New York Times, The Washington PostPeople Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and...

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The Hand I Fan With

The Hand I Fan With

Bestselling author Tina McElroy Ansa is back with another tale from Mulberry, Georgia, the richly drawn fictional town and home of the extraordinary Lena McPherson.  Lena, now...

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Orphans of the Carnival

Orphans of the Carnival

In this stunning work of historical fiction, the Booker Prize–nominated author of Jamrach’s Menagerie reimagines the incredible true story of Julia Pastrana,...

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China Witness

China Witness

China Witness is a remarkable work of oral history that lets us see the cultural upheavals of the past century through the eyes of the Chinese who lived through them.  Xinran, acclaimed author of...

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