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Expanse #1: Leviathan Wakes
Expanse #1: Leviathan Wakes
by James S A Corey
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I grew up reading classic science fiction — science fiction that included science. Leviathan Wakes is in that same vein. Set the day after the day after tomorrow, when mankind has finally freed itself from the bonds of earth and has begun to... (read more)

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The Plover
The Plover
by Brian Doyle
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The Plover is not exactly a sequel to Mink River — more of a companion piece — but fans of the latter will be thrilled to find out what happened to one of the most beloved characters. After sailing his little boat off the final pages of Mink... (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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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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A Most Wanted Man
A Most Wanted Man
by John le Carre
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With A Most Wanted Man, legendary spymaster John le Carré tackles the "War on Terror" with this incisive critique that doubles as a stunning thriller. Espionage fans — and people who question the stories we're fed on front pages — will be riveted.... (read more)

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The Ask
The Ask
by Sam Lipsyte
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The Ask takes an unassuming (and seemingly unfunny) premise about a dude who wrangles large financial donations for a school and turns it into an outright laugh riot. Not only is this just as funny as his amazing Home Land, but it also showcases Lipsyte... (read more)

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Liar and Spy
Liar and Spy
by Rebecca Stead
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In Rebecca Stead's follow-up to her 2010 Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me, Liar and Spy introduces us to Georges (pronounced George), a seventh grader who has just moved into a brand-new Brooklyn apartment and meets Safer, a 12-year-old self... (read more)

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The Song of Achilles
The Song of Achilles
by Madeline Miller
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The Song of Achilles revisits the sprawling story of the Trojan War but focuses on the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus. It is a love story so intensely searing, the brutal 10-year Trojan War somehow takes a backseat: the love they share... (read more)

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Almost Never
Almost Never
by Daniel Sada
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Perhaps like Roberto Bolaño before him, Daniel Sada may well be on his way to achieving posthumous fame amongst English-language readers of literary fiction in translation. Almost Never, the first of the late Mexican writer's books to be... (read more)

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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
by Jeff Hobbs
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On one level, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace is about unfulfilled potential and heartbreaking loss, but more importantly it deals with the pressure we all feel to succeed and be happy in an increasingly competitive society. It is a beautiful... (read more)

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
by David Wroblewski
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The perfect book to curl up with on a blustery afternoon, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is a not-so-simple tale of a Wisconsin boy and his dogs. An eloquent exploration of both inner and outer landscapes, this novel will wind about your psyche and will... (read more)

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The Sound of Things Falling
The Sound of Things Falling
by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
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Set in the aftermath of Colombia's horrific drug wars, Vásquez's elegant novel provides an intimate look at a generation still coming to terms with the crimes of a not-so-distant past. Written from the perspective of a law professor who... (read more)

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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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The Annotated Uncle Tom's Cabin
The Annotated Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beech Stowe
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This novel must be read in the context of its own time. Looking at the book from present-day eyes, it seems to contain, not characters, but caricatures. The characters in this book became larger than life over time and a series of emotions attached to... (read more)

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The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart
The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart
by Jesse Bullington
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I recommend this book with trepidation, though I enjoyed the dark, cruel humor within. My wife put it down after reading the first couple chapters, deterred by the graphic cruelty of the titular brothers Grossbart. A thick-skinned reader, one who finds... (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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Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans
Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans
by Darryl Estrine and Kelly Kochendorfer
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Harvest to Heat is a locavore cookbook featuring 100 never-before-published recipes from some of Portland's favorite restaurants: Higgins, Beast, Paley's Place, Le Pigeon, and more. It's a feast for the eyes, too, with gorgeous photos of artisanal foods.... (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 Party Dress Book: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room
The Party Dress Book: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room
by Mary Adams
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Mary Adams is my new goddess. The Party Dress Book is the most knock-out book on pretty dresses that I've seen in awhile, and certainly the best guide on how to sew them. While this isn't for the beginner, Adams shows, step by step, how to sew the basics... (read more)

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
by Atul Gawande
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Who among us hasn't trembled at the very prospect of entering a doctor's office? It should give us all comfort, then, that bestselling author, general surgeon, and MacArthur Fellow Atul Gawande has written Better, a book that challenges surgeons to... (read more)

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