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The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food
The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food
by Mark Kurlansky
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Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes “When we eat, we travel.” Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why... (read more)

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Nobody Move
Nobody Move
by Denis Johnson
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Denis Johnson never ceases to amaze, going from a National Book Award to this quick and dirty pulp novel — a transition that would seem strained if not for the evident ease with which he executes this diction switch. Must be read to be believed.... (read more)

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Wicked Lovely #03: Fragile Eternity
Wicked Lovely #03: Fragile Eternity
by Melissa Marr
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Seth wants to be with Aislinn forever. Forever takes on new meaning, though, when your girlfriend is an immortal faery queen. Keenan stole Aislinn's mortality to make her a monarch. Now she faces challenges and enticements beyond any she'd ever imagined.... (read more)

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The Instant Physicist
The Instant Physicist
by Richard A. Muller
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Richard A. Muller demonstrated in his recent bestseller, , that he has a unique talent for delivering the "aha" moment--making difficult topics accessible. In he shows his ability to entertain, too, by presenting the best of the scientific curiosities he... (read more)

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My Life as an Experiment: One Man's Humble Quest to Improve Himself by Living as a Woman, Becoming George Washington, Telling No Lies, and Other
My Life as an Experiment: One Man's Humble Quest to Improve Himself by Living as a Woman, Becoming George Washington, Telling No Lies, and Other
by A J Jacobs
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One man. Ten extraordinary quests. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bestselling author and human guinea pig A. J. Jacobs puts his life to the test and reports on the surprising and entertaining results. He goes undercover as a woman, lives by George... (read more)

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The Best American Mystery Stories (Best American Mystery Stories)
The Best American Mystery Stories (Best American Mystery Stories)
by Lee Child
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A best-selling novelist and Edgar Award winner, Lisa Scottoline brings her mastery of the thriller genre as well as her wit and heart to this collection of the must-reads in mysteries. ... (read more)

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Anticancer, a New Way of Life
Anticancer, a New Way of Life
by David Servan Schreiber
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From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a breakthrough in treating and preventing disease by altering our genetic blueprint What if the food we eat could target not only diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer but the effects... (read more)

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Long Shadows: Warriors: Power of Three
Long Shadows: Warriors: Power of Three
by Erin Hunter
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The Clans are in turmoil. ShadowClan has turned its back on StarClan and pledged to follow the dark predictions of Sol, the strange cat who foretold the solar eclipse. But not all the cats have lost faith in their warrior ancestors. . . . Jaypaw is... (read more)

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A Short History of Women
A Short History of Women
by Kate Walbert
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NOMINATED FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE A profoundly moving portrait of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, A Short History of Women chronicles five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early... (read more)

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The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do about It
The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do about It
by Joshua Cooper Ramo
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Today the very ideas that made America great imperil its future. Our plans go awry and policies fail. History's grandest war against terrorism creates more terrorists. Global capitalism, intended to improve lives, increases the gap between rich and poor.... (read more)

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The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex
The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex
by Kristin Schaal and Rich Blomquist
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The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex is nothing short of awesomely awesome. It's a hilarious pastiche of sex how-to (and how-not-to), erotic tales, charts, graphs, and more. There's even some slash fiction that will forever sully your dear memories of ALF and the... (read more)

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The Lazarus Project
The Lazarus Project
by Aleksandar Hemon
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The Lazarus Project, Hemon's latest novel, is about storytelling, the nature of memory and reality, and America's relationship to the rest of the world, both past and present. It's blackly funny, crackling with intelligence, and populated by realistic... (read more)

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The Best American Short Stories 2009 (Best American Short Stories)
The Best American Short Stories 2009 (Best American Short Stories)
by Alice Sebold
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Edited by critically acclaimed, best-selling author Alice Sebold, the stories in this year's collection serve as a provacative literary "antenna for what is going on in the world" (Chicago Tribune). The collection boasts great variety from "famous to... (read more)

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Lean on Pete (P.S.)
Lean on Pete (P.S.)
by Willy Vlautin
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From Willy Vlautin, one of the most natural storytellers ever to come out of the Northwest, comes a heartbreaking adventure starring 15-year-old Charley Thompson. It's like Tom Sawyer, but with more drunks, death, and weird strangers. Another engrossing... (read more)

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race
by Jon Stewart
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You already know from the title whether you want this book. If you love The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, and their first book, America (the Book), then prepare yourself for a hilarious, tear-stained laugh-fest that will send neighbors running with alarm... (read more)

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A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman
by Lisa Shannon
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Lisa Shannon had what some would call a good life—her own business, a successful fiancé, a secure home. Then one day in 2005, shortly after her fathers death, an episode of Oprah changed everything. The show about women in the Congo... (read more)

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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
by Novella Carpenter
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Dee Williamsand#8217;s life changed in an instant, with a near-death experience in the aisle of her local grocery store. Diagnosed with a heart condition at age forty-one, she was all too suddenly reminded that life is short, time is precious, and she... (read more)

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
by Richard Wrangham
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Richard Wrangham's lucid, fascinating book presents a strong case that the act of harnessing the power of fire to cook food might have created modern humanity. Convincing, thoughtful, and beautifully written, Catching Fire is a surprising look at the... (read more)

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Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
by Mark Bittman
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Do you want to lead a healthier, more sustainable life? If so, let Food Matters be your common-sense guide to slimming your waistline and your carbon footprint. Bittman examines the energy and calories it takes to produce a meal before it even lands on... (read more)

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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
by Daniel J Levitin
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The author of the New York Times bestseller This Is Your Brain on Music reveals music's role in the evolution of human culture-and "will leave you awestruck" (The New York Times) Daniel J. Levitin's astounding debut bestseller, This Is Your Brain on... (read more)

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