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A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time

A Unit of Water, a Unit of Time

In a time when racing boats are mass-produced from synthetic materials, a dying breed of craftsman continues to build wooden sailboats of astonishing beauty. Boatbuilding is an ancient...

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Design in Nature

Design in Nature

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle...

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Assholes

Assholes

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.What...

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The Heavenly Table

The Heavenly Table

From Donald Ray Pollock, author of the highly acclaimed The Devil All the Time and Knockemstiff, comes a dark, gritty, electrifying (and, disturbingly, weirdly funny)...

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Success through Partnership

Success through Partnership

The American businessman has traditionally turned to top American leaders and academics for information on management techniques. But in an increasingly global economy, the lessons...

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The Brand New Kid

The Brand New Kid

Ellie McSnelly and Carrie O'Toole were running and laughing-their first day of school was today! And they wondered just what was in store.Would this be a good year?Would school be...

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The Shining

The Shining

Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll...

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Blue Sky Dream

Blue Sky Dream

In Blue Sky Dream: A Memoir of America’s Fall from Grace, award-winner David Beers offers a powerful, personal vision of the rise and fall of the American middle...

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Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague.  Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place,...

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The Lipstick Proviso

The Lipstick Proviso

Many women today prepare for a big meeting by reading a stack of folders and applying lipstick. They order their male colleagues around, then wait for those same men to help them on with their coats. They have higher-status jobs than...

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Until the Sea Shall Free Them

Until the Sea Shall Free Them

A devastating disaster at sea . . . an officer who refuses to hide the truth. . . a courtroom confrontation with far-reaching implications . . . The Perfect Storm meets A Civil Action in a gripping account of one of the most significant...

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Youth

Youth

"For it can hardly be denied that it is not their own desserts that men are most proud of, but rather of their prodigious luck, of their marvelous fortune," wrote Conrad...

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The UN Gang

The UN Gang

On the day Pedro Sanjuan moved into his new office at the UN Secretariat in 1984, he had the foresight to unscrew his telephone receiver. Out fell a little packet of high-grade cocaine. When...

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The King of Torts

The King of Torts

The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams...

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Rebecca

Rebecca

A true classic of suspense in a beautiful new package for a whole new generation of readers.

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Sycamore Row

Sycamore Row

John Grisham takes you back to where it all began . . . John Grisham's A Time to Kill is one of the most popular novels of our time. Now we return to that famous courthouse in...

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Battle at Bull Run

Battle at Bull Run

Two great, untested armies were readying for the first—and what many believed would be the last—major conflict between North and South. On the eve of July 21,...

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Nabeel's Song

Nabeel's Song

In the winter of 1979 Nabeel Yasin, Iraq's most famous young poet, gathered together a handful of belongings and fled Iraq with his wife and son. Life in Baghdad had become intolerable. Silenced...

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The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady

This lively, intricately plotted, laugh-out-loud funny, and surprisingly touching family drama combines the wit of Carl Hiaasen with the southern charm of Jill McCorkle. Seventy-seven-year-old...

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Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Introducing a heroine unlike any other . . . FBI Agent Bernadette Saint Clare’s gift of sight allows her to see things others can’t. But some things are better left unseen.Not...

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Make Something Up

Make Something Up

Stories you'll never forget—just try—from literature's favorite transgressive author Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is...

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Time And Myth

Time And Myth

What is man, apart from the things of his life, apart from loving and fighting and dying?   In his exploration of that fundamental question, John...

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Meddling Kids

Meddling Kids

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Freaky pleasure...it scratches a nostalgic itch for those who grew up on Saturday morning Scooby-Doo cartoons and sugar-bombed breakfast cereal"--USA Today"Deliriously...

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