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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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Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREWhen literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey,...

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Enchantments

Enchantments

The narrator of Linda Ferri’s charismatic debut is a fortunate daughter, growing up with her family in Italy and France, leading a life of wonder and plenty. There is horseback riding....

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A Star for Mrs. Blake

A Star for Mrs. Blake

An emotionally charged historical novel based on the Gold Star Mothers.Cora Blake never dreamed she’d go to Paris. She’s hardly ever left the small...

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The Cadence of Grass

The Cadence of Grass

Sunny Jim Whitelaw, a descendent of pioneers and owner of a large bottling plant, may have died, but he has no intention of relinquishing control: his will specifies that no one...

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Incognito

Incognito

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?  In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist...

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The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye

Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she...

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Sexual Metamorphosis

Sexual Metamorphosis

But who could describe my fright when, on the next morning, I awoke and found myself feeling as if completely changed into a woman. — Case 129, Autobiography, from Psychopathia Sexualis, a...

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God's Snake

God's Snake

“Remarkably fresh and vigorous . . . an impressive achievement.”—The New York Times Book Review   Set amid the arid landscape and stony resentments of...

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The Master Switch

The Master Switch

New Yorker and Fortune Best Book of the YearAnalyzing the strategic maneuvers of today’s great information powers–Apple,...

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Covering Islam

Covering Islam

In this classic work, now updated, the author of Culture and Imperialism reveals the hidden agendas and distortions of fact that underlie even the most "objective" coverage of the Islamic world.From...

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Flash of the Spirit

Flash of the Spirit

This landmark book shows how five African civilizations—Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River—have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic,...

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Claire Marvel

Claire Marvel

A young man and woman meet, love each other, and are consumed. It’s a story as old as romance itself, but in this enthralling novel John Burnham Schwartz tells it...

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The Question of Hu

The Question of Hu

This lively and elegant book by the acclaimed historian Jonathan D. Spence reconstructs an extraordinary episode in the early intercourse between Europe and China. It is...

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a graceful, intensely compelling novel about love and victimization. In an Argentine prison, two men share a cell: Molina, a gay...

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Of Love and Other Demons

Of Love and Other Demons

On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog....

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Hold the Enlightenment

Hold the Enlightenment

In his latest collection of death-defying exploits and far-flung travels, Outside Magazine editor Tim Cahill visits the side of an active volcano in Ecuador,...

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Getting Even

Getting Even

The classic, with 316,000 copies sold to date.

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How War Begins

How War Begins

From the dean of modern military historians, John Keegan: a key selection from his masterpiece, The First World War. The road to World War I, from the death of the archduke to the...

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The Dead Fish Museum

The Dead Fish Museum

“In the fall, I went for walks and brought home bones. The best bones weren’t on trails—deer and moose don’t die conveniently—and soon I was wandering so far into the woods that I needed a...

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The Cross of Redemption

The Cross of Redemption

The Cross of Redemption is a revelation by an American literary master: a gathering of essays, articles, polemics, reviews, and interviews that have never before appeared in book form. James...

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The Elusive Benefits of Undereating and Exercise

The Elusive Benefits of Undereating and Exercise

It should come as no surprise that low calorie and low fat diets rarely accomplish what they are expected to do—improve health and slim waistlines. Likewise, exercise, however...

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The Dorothy Dunnett Companion

The Dorothy Dunnett Companion

Here is a lovingly assembled, essential A-Z companion to Dorothy Dunnett’s brilliant Lymond Chronicles and the first five novels in the House of Niccolò series.Elspeth...

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Stranger in the Forest

Stranger in the Forest

Eric Hansen was the first westerner ever to walk across the island of Borneo. Completely cut off from the outside world for seven months, he traveled nearly 1,500 miles with small...

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