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In Lieu of Flowers

In Lieu of Flowers

“Grieving is as natural as breathing, for if we have lived and loved, surely we will grieve. . . .”Nancy Cobb meets death in the most vital of places–in...

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Corduroy Mansions

Corduroy Mansions

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 1 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including perhaps...

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The Book of Heaven

The Book of Heaven

From the author of the classic travel memoir Dinner with Persephone, an accomplished poet, and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, here is an eagerly anticipated, stunningly original...

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The Complete Maus

The Complete Maus

THE DEFINITIVE EDITION: The Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the...

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Time Travel

Time Travel

“A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” The Millions “A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” Washington Post “A thrilling...

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Longtime Californ'

Longtime Californ'

Beginning with the immigrants who left poverty-ridden villages in China to try for a better livelihood in America, the narratives and extensive interviews of Longtime Californ’...

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Word by Word

Word by Word

Do you have strong feelings about the word “irregardless”? Have you ever tried to define the word “is”? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this...

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Latin American Folktales

Latin American Folktales

The wisdom and artistry of storytellers from Hispanic and Indian traditions preserve one of the world's richest folktale traditions—combining the lore of medieval Europe, the...

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African American Folktales

African American Folktales

Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to accounts of how the world was created and got to be the way it is to moral fables that tell...

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Freud for Beginners

Freud for Beginners

The Beginner Books -- "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining." -- NewsdayEverything you need to know about neurosis,...

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A Miracle, a Universe

A Miracle, a Universe

In recent years as countries around the globe have begun to move from dictatorial to more democratic systems of governance, no more traumatic (or dramatic) ethical problem has arisen than what...

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The Girl Who Married a Lion

The Girl Who Married a Lion

Gathered here is a beguiling selection of folktales from Zimbabwe and Botswana as retold by the best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. This treasury...

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Last Look

Last Look

A true graphic milestone: the epic trilogy that began with X'ed Out, continued in The Hive, and concluded in Sugar Skull—now in one volume.The...

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Pacific War, 1931-1945

Pacific War, 1931-1945

A portrayal of how and why Japan waged war from 1931-1945 and what life was like for the Japanese people in a society engaged in total war.

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Phi

Phi

This title is printed in full color throughout.From one of the most original and influential neuroscientists at work today, here is an exploration of consciousness unlike any...

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The Sociology of Marx

The Sociology of Marx

The crucial importance of Karl Marx’s thought for his own time and for ours is beyond dispute, but the there have always been two considerable impediments to understanding:...

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Off Speed

Off Speed

Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports WritingThe lively and fascinating story of baseball’s 150-year hunt for the perfect pitchIn August 2012, Felix...

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Adieux

Adieux

Simone de Beauvoir’s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But...

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The Shadow in the Garden

The Shadow in the Garden

The biographer—so often in the shadows, kibitzing, casting doubt, proving facts—comes to the stage in this funny, poignant, endearing tale of how writers’ lives get documented....

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The Plantation Mistress

The Plantation Mistress

This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave...

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CULTURE AS HISTORY

CULTURE AS HISTORY

Bringing together for the first time the best of twenty-five years of unique critical work, Warren Susman takes us on a startling tour through the conflicts and...

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Chicken with Plums

Chicken with Plums

“Chicken with Plums is a feast you’ll devour.”NewsweekAcclaimed graphic artist Marjane Satrapi brings what has become...

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Dance for Two

Dance for Two

For the last twenty years, Alan Lightman has been writing essays that display his genius for bringing literary and scientific concerns into harmony. Dance for Two gathers...

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including...

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