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Me Talk Pretty One Day
Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
Staff Pick
Completely autobiographical and, as always, hilarious, Me Talk Pretty One Day is my favorite of all the David Sedaris collections. The first half of the book focuses on his childhood in North Carolina and his very unusual family; the second half details... (read more)

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
by Howard Zinn
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“Its a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and... (read more)

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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
by Daniel J. Levitin
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New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details. The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, were... (read more)

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One Kick (Kick Lannigan Novel)
One Kick (Kick Lannigan Novel)
by Chelsea Cain
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From the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers: The first in a nail-biting new series featuring Kick Lannigan, a young woman whose complicated past has given her a very special skill set... (read more)

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The Time in Between
The Time in Between
by Maria Duenas
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Historical fiction, as this beautifully intricate weaving by María Dueñas demonstrates, is an intriguing way to visualize the complicated environment during World War II  in Madrid. As Siri sews dresses for the Nazi officers' wives... (read more)

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Kafka on the Shore
Kafka on the Shore
by Haruki Murakami
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Kafka on the Shore is powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who... (read more)

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Tenth of December: Stories
Tenth of December: Stories
by George Saunders
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Clever, nuanced, and wholly original, Tenth of December is a short story collection that manages to venture into uncomfortable places in a very entertaining way. Saunders explores questions of morality and personal responsibility with a lightness of... (read more)

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Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Book I: My Father Bleeds History
Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Book I: My Father Bleeds History
by Art Spiegelman
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Two powerful, definitive chronicles of modern atrocities — the perfect books for anyone who doubts comix have grown up. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus is a staggering personal depiction of the Holocaust, rendered all the stronger by Spiegelman's... (read more)

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The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
by M. R. Carey
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The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her... (read more)

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Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
by Chinua Achebe
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Things Fall Apart tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwos fall from... (read more)

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John Dies at the End
John Dies at the End
by David Wong
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If you're a fan of the movie, this book has everything you loved about it: the gut-wrenchingly funny juxtaposition of lowbrow humor and surrealism, the gore, the impending sense of doom that soaks the narrative until you're coated in a sticky quagmire of... (read more)

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The Age of Miracles
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
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As if facing the everyday insecurities and turmoil of adolescence isn't enough, 11-year-old Julia lives within the reality of a post-apocalyptic situation as the earth's rotation begins slowing by measurable degrees each day. Relationships, personal and... (read more)

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The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood
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Introducing a breathtakingly inventive futuristic suspense novel about one woman who rebels against everything she is told to believe. Emma wakes in a hospital, with no memory of what came before. Her husband, Declan, a powerful, seductive man, provides... (read more)

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Geek Love
Geek Love
by Katherine Dunn
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Geek Love is the story of the Binewskis, a carny family whose mater- and paterfamilias set out — with the help of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes — to breed their own exhibit of human oddities. There's Arturo the Aquaboy, who has... (read more)

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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The New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate... (read more)

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Cain
Cain
by Jose Saramago
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The late José Saramago was quite the prolific writer, having composed over 30 books, including an array of acclaimed novels, poetry, and journals. Actively writing until his death at the age of 87 in 2010, the Portuguese Nobel laureate's international... (read more)

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There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales
There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales
by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
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Regarded as one of Russia's most talented contemporary writers, Petrushevskaya's collection of vignettes is far beyond the macabre, with characters who desperately cling to the past while living discreetly painful lives. Their souls dangle on the... (read more)

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Man's Search for Meaning
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor Frankl
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Viktor E. Frankl was professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School until his death in 1997. His twenty-nine books have been translated into twenty-one languages. During World War II, he spent three years in... (read more)

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Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
by Doug Fine
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To anyone that has been paying attention for the past few decades (or can recall the lessons of alcohol prohibition), it is rather evident that the War on Drugs has been not only a dismal failure but also a tremendous waste of lives and resources. This... (read more)

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The History of Love: A Novel
The History of Love: A Novel
by Nicole Krauss
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In this brilliant work on love and loss, two stories, past and present, merge. With compassion and humor, Nicole Krauss writes a beautiful and incredibly imaginative novel, delivering readers through twists and turns to arrive at a wholly satisfying... (read more)

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