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Cryptonomicon
Cryptonomicon
by Neal Stephenson
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With this extraordinary first volume in what promises to be an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this century.... (read more)

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
by Sijie Dai
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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village... (read more)

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Hello to the Cannibals
Hello to the Cannibals
by Richard Bausch
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"My heart stopped peacefully, its beating grew slow and weak, and then just -- stopped. I died young. There is, really, only a little to tell." And so ended, in 1900, the short but remarkable life of explorer and writer Mary Henrietta Kingsley, most of... (read more)

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People I Wanted to Be: Stories
People I Wanted to Be: Stories
by Gina Ochsner
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Gina Ochsner's award-winning, highly acclaimed stories have appeared in such publications as The New Yorker and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. In her eagerly anticipated new collection, Ochsner deftly examines the harrowing moments after a life... (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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An outpouring of cheers, tears, and applause propelled this tender and hilarious first novel onto national bestseller lists immediately upon publication. Telling the story of two sisters-Olivia, a hotshot Hollywood producer whose life is unraveling, and... (read more)

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The Cave
The Cave
by Jose Saramago
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A Los Angeles Times Best Book A New York Times Notable Book "[The Cave] is yet another triumph . . . for Portugal's, or even the world's, greatest living novelist. Read it."-The Washington Post Book World Cipriano Algor, an elderly potter, lives with his... (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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Little Children
Little Children
by Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have... (read more)

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The Westing Game
The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin
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For over thirty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become... (read more)

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A Month in the Country (New York Review Books Classics)
A Month in the Country (New York Review Books Classics)
by J L Carr
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Oh my God — this is just amazingly beautiful: so perfect, so exquisite!  A wounded war vet accepts a commission to restore a long-forgotten mural on a church wall in a tiny English village. The nuance and small moments that make up this gorgeous... (read more)

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The Greatest of Marlys
The Greatest of Marlys
by Lynda Barry
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Snow
Snow
by Orhan Pamuk
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From the acclaimed author of My Name is Red ("a sumptuous thriller" — John Updike; "chockful of sublimity and sin" — New York Times Book Review) comes a spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings — for love, art, power, and God — set in... (read more)

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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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After Hours at the Almost Home
After Hours at the Almost Home
by Tara Yellen
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Its Super Bowl Sunday at the Almost Home Bar and Grill with the hometown Broncos playing for their second championship in a row, and the already busy night is about to get busier. When the bartender walks off, she leaves the remaining staff to the chaos... (read more)

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Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
by Stefan Fatsis
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In 2001, Stefan Fatsis introduced readers to the underground world of competitive SCRABBLE, and the colorful characters for whom the game is life. Now, in a brand new preface and afterword, the author returns to this fascinating and diverse subculture... (read more)

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The Pale Blue Eye: A Novel
The Pale Blue Eye: A Novel
by Louis Bayard
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From the critically acclaimed author of Mr. Timothy comes an ingenious tale of murder and revenge, featuring a retired New York City detective and a young cadet named Edgar Allan Poe. At West Point Academy in 1830, the calm of an October evening is... (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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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 Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
by Cathi Hanauer
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Great essays like these give you an opportunity to look at the world through another person's eyes and re-examine your own experiences. The 26 included here take you on a journey through the a myriad women's lives. I laughed, I cried, I felt better about... (read more)

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Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
by Anne Fadiman
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Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill, whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday, and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota... (read more)

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