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The Motel Life: A Novel (P.S.)
The Motel Life: A Novel (P.S.)
by Willy Vlautin
Staff Pick
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 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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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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Blindness
Blindness
by Jose Saramago
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In Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman. She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation. We return to... (read more)

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Holidays on Ice
Holidays on Ice
by David Sedaris
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A new holiday classic from the author of the bestselling Naked and Barrel Fever! Holidays On Ice collects six of David Sedaris's most profound Christmas stories into one slender volume perfect for use as a last-minute coaster or ice scraper. This... (read more)

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Olivia
Olivia
by Ian Falconer
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Have fun with Olivia... dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and -- whew! -- going to sleep at last.... (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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The Courage Consort: Three Novellas
The Courage Consort: Three Novellas
by Michel Faber
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With his elegant prose and perceptive imagination, the bestselling author of The Crimson Petal and the White creates a unique, self-contained world, where the perennial human drama plays out in all its passion and ambiguity. In these acclaimed novellas... (read more)

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Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
by Jonathan Safran Foer
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I, Lucifer: Finally, the Other Side of the Story
I, Lucifer: Finally, the Other Side of the Story
by Glen Duncan
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Glen Duncan has been hailed by the Times Literary Supplement (London) as one of Britain's twenty best young novelists, alongside such writers as Hari Kunzru and Zadie Smith. His new novel, I, Lucifer — shortlisted for the Geoffrey Faber Award —... (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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Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type
by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
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Hilarious and heartwarming read-aloud from IRA Childrens Book Award winner   Cuckoo hatches. And all is well. But when his brothers and sisters sing out Too-too-weet! Too-too-weet! Cuckoo instead chirps Cuckoo! and no one can understand him. When he... (read more)

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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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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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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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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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I Capture the Castle
I Capture the Castle
by Dodie Smith
Staff Pick
An utter delight. This enchanting tale has long been a favorite of mine. It has just been reissued to coincide with the soon to be released movie version. Set in 1930s England, this story of young love beguiles with moated castles, moonlight swims, high... (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 Westing Game
The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin
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For over twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite. It has sold over one and a half million copies. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of... (read more)

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The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
by Elisabeth Robinson
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Olivia Hunt's Hollywood life has come to a grinding halt. A hotshot producer accustomed to first-class amenities, Olivia has just been unceremoniously fired after her last movie tanked. Her boyfriend, Michael, has dumped her. And she's not the blonde she... (read more)

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