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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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Under the Skin
Under the Skin
by Michel Faber
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Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Scarlett Johansson   "A wonderful book - painful, lyrical, frightening, brilliant . . . I couldn't put it down." -- Kate Atkinson   "The fantastic is so nicely played against the day-to-day that one feels... (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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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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Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge
by Jill Fredston
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"[Fredston] sticks to telling good stories about battling, on primitive terms, the weather, the water, the land, the animals and some of the demons that haunt us all." Anchorage Daily... (read more)

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The Hamilton Case
The Hamilton Case
by Michelle De Kretser
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A flamboyant beauty who once partied with the Prince of Wales and who now, in her seventh decade, has "gone native" in a Ceylonese jungle. A proud, Oxford-educated lawyer who unwittingly seals his own professional fate when he dares to solve the... (read more)

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Cryptonomicon
Cryptonomicon
by Neal Stephenson
About the Author
Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem; the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World); Cryptonomicon; The Diamond Age; Snow Crash, which was named one of Time magazine's top one... (read more)

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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
by Gregory Maguire
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This is the book that started it all! The basis for the smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Gregory Maguire's breathtaking New York Times bestseller Wicked views the land of Oz, its inhabitants, its Wizard, and the Emerald City, through a... (read more)

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The Glass Castle: A Memoir
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
by Jeannette Walls
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“Nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly), The Glass Castle is the bestselling, critically acclaimed, highly publicized, and celebrated memoir by Jeannette Walls. Millions of readers have been transformed by Jeannette Walls&rsquo... (read more)

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Be Near Me
Be Near Me
by Andrew O'Hagan
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PRAISE FOR BE NEAR ME "[A] beautiful, astute novel.... (read more)

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The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems
The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems
by Rumi
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“Coleman Barkss Rumi translations [make] Rumis raptures accessible in language at once ordinary and lyrical.” Yoga... (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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Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
by Seamus Heaney
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"[This collection] eloquently confirms his status as the most skillful and profound poet writing in English today."--Edward Mendelson, The New York Times Book Review "Perhaps the best descriptions of Seamus Heaney's extraordinarily rich and varied... (read more)

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The Go-Between
The Go-Between
by L P Hartley
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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 End of America: A Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot
The End of America: A Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot
by Naomi Wolf
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The End of America should be required reading for every American. Rather than giving us a partisan 600-page tome on the crimes of the Bush administration, Naomi Wolf lays out clearly and concisely how we as a people have allowed our government to move... (read more)

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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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At Swim, Two Boys
At Swim, Two Boys
by Jamie O'Neill
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Robin Hemley Chicago Tribune In exquisitely sculpted prose, Jamie O'Neill...achieves a kind of richness of scope and ambition that makes one reluctant to come to its tragic and inevitable close.... (read more)

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Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
by Jonathan Safran Foer
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The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury (Treasured Gifts for the Holidays)
The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury (Treasured Gifts for the Holidays)
by Jack Prelutsky
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For 30 years, Jack Prelutskys inventive poems have inspired legions of children to fall in love with poetry. His outrageously silly poems have tickled even the most stubborn funny bones, while his darker verses have spooked countless late-night readers... (read more)

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