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The Motel Life: A Novel (P.S.)
The Motel Life: A Novel (P.S.)
by Willy Vlautin
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Vlautin is a natural. He's managed to craft a debut novel that is funny, sad, uplifting, and honest, in a voice that seems effortless and yet leaves room for both the imagination of the reader and the growth of the writer. Vlautin is the kind of author... (read more)

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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
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Somewhere along the way to guru-dom, Malcolm Gladwell got tagged as a business writer. Fair enough — The Tipping Point speaks more powerfully to the principles of succesful marketing than any pedestrian semester in the classroom. But while raves from... (read more)

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The Glass Castle: A Memoir
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
by Jeannette Walls
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Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in... (read more)

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Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
by Seamus Heaney
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As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray, and several previously... (read more)

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The Hamilton Case
The Hamilton Case
by Michelle De Kretser
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Having come of age on the island nation of Ceylon, Sam Obeysekere is a lawyer whose life is guided by the British culture that dominates his homeland. Educated at Oxford, with a dazzling career in his sights, Sam is more English than the English. Only... (read more)

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The Go-Between
The Go-Between
by L P Hartley
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A High Wind in Jamaica
A High Wind in Jamaica
by Richard Hughes
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The Garden of Last Days: A Novel
The Garden of Last Days: A Novel
by Andre Dubus III
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One early September night in Florida, a stripper brings her daughter to work. April's usual babysitter is in the hospital, so she decides it's best to have her three-year-old daughter close by, watching children's videos in the office, while she works... (read more)

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Under the Skin
Under the Skin
by Michel Faber
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Now a Major Motion Picture "Alternately gorgeous and terrifying, lyrical and brutal, Under the Skin compels and teases . . . Satisfying and successful." —Newsday In this haunting, entrancing novel, Michel Faber introduces us to Isserley, a... (read more)

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A Peculiar Grace
A Peculiar Grace
by Jeffrey Lent
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The critically-acclaimed author of "In the Fall" delivers this insightful, revealing portrait of family secrets, in a book marked by an unforgettable cast of characters who have learned to survive by giving shape to their losses.... (read more)

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The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World
The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World
by Robert Lacey
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As the Shadow of the Millennium Descended Across England and Christendom, it Seemed as if the World was About to End. Actually, it was Only the Beginning... Welcome to the Year 1000. This is What Life was Like. How clothes were fastened in a world... (read more)

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Be Near Me
Be Near Me
by Andrew O'Hagan
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Father Davids presence ignites the suspicions and smoldering hatred of a town that resents strangers, which brings him to a reckoning with the tensions of his past. In this masterfully written novel, O'Hagan explores the emotional and moral... (read more)

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Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
by Jonathan Safran Foer
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The Blue Star
The Blue Star
by Tony Earley
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Seven years ago, readers everywhere fell in love with Jim Glass, the precocious ten-year-old at the heart of Tony Earley's bestseller Jim the Boy. Now a teenager, Jim returns in another tender and wise story of young love on the eve of World War Two.... (read more)

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The Reserve: A Novel
The Reserve: A Novel
by Russell Banks
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Part love story, part murder mystery, set on the cusp of the Second World War, Russell Banks's sharp-witted and deeply engaging new novel raises dangerous questions about class, politics, art, love, and madness — and explores what happens when two... (read more)

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Three Tales of My Father's Dragon #1: My Father's Dragon
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon #1: My Father's Dragon
by Ruth Stiles Gannett
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When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar... (read more)

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Corelli's Mandolin
Corelli's Mandolin
by Louis De Bernieres
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The Namesake: A Novel
The Namesake: A Novel
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among... (read more)

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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed goes back undercover to do for Americas ailing middle class what she did for the working poor. Barbara Ehrenreichs Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in BAIT AND SWITCH, she enters... (read more)

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The Hours
The Hours
by Michael Cunningham
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A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of... (read more)

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