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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
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In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca for people who care passionately about one particular plant -- though this... (read more)

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Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
by Robert McKee
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18 Academy Awards...107 Emmy Awards...19 Writers Guild of America Awards...16 Directors Guild of America Awards...Plus, hundreds of nominations... For the first time in book form, Robert McKee's Story reveals the award-winning methods of the man... (read more)

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The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup
The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup
by Susan Orlean
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Now in paperback comes the wonderfully entertaining, bestselling collection of the "New Yorker" writer's brightest profiles. "A voyeur's delight: expertly framed windows into the cosmology of the human experience . . . (these profiles) reintroduce... (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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Magnolia : Shooting Script (00 Edition)
Magnolia : Shooting Script (00 Edition)
by Paul Thomas Anderson
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The only companion book to the much-anticipated follow-up to Paul Thomas Anderson's critically hailed Boogie Nights that "leaves you no doubt you are in the presence of a natural-born filmmaker."—David Ansen, Newsweek. The much-heralded writer... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Shawshank Redemption (96 Edition)
Shawshank Redemption (96 Edition)
by Frank Darabont
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This modern film classic, an extraordinary tale of hope and survival inside a maximum security prison, follows the complex twenty-year relationship between two convicts who have little in common—except friendship. Based on the novella Rita... (read more)

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The Last American Man
The Last American Man
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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In The Last American Man, acclaimed journalist and fiction writer Elizabeth Gilbert offers a fresh cultural examination of contemporary American male identity and the uniquely American desire to return to the wilderness. Gilbert explores what pushed men... (read more)

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Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
by Mike Dash
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In the 1630s, visitors to the prosperous trading cities of the Netherlands couldn't help but notice that thousands of normally sober, hardworking Dutch citizens from every walk of life were caught up in an extraordinary frenzy of buying and selling. The... (read more)

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About a Boy: The Shooting Script
About a Boy: The Shooting Script
by Peter Hedges and Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz
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New in the acclaimed series—the new film starring Hugh Grant and Toni Collette, adapted from the acclaimed novel by Nick Hornby (High Fidelity). Coming from Universal Pictures in April 2002, produced by Tribeca Productions and Working Title... (read more)

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Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
by Tony Horwitz
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National Bestseller  When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the... (read more)

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Adaptation: The Shooting Script
Adaptation: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either... (read more)

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Orchid Fever
Orchid Fever
by Eric Hansen
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The acclaimed author of Motoring with Mohammed brings us a compelling adventure into the remarkable world of the orchid and the impossibly bizarre array of international characters who dedicte their lives to it. The orchid is used for everything from... (read more)

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Being John Malcovich (99 Edition)
Being John Malcovich (99 Edition)
by Charlie Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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Them: Adventures with Extremists
Them: Adventures with Extremists
by Jon Ronson
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AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD OF FRINGE-DWELLERS Islamic fundamentalists, Ku Klux Klansmen, Christian separatists, and certain members of British Parliament would seem to have very little in common, but they do in fact share one crucial... (read more)

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Punch-Drunk Love: The Shooting Script
Punch-Drunk Love: The Shooting Script
by Paul Thomas Anderson
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Writer/director Anderson follows up his acclaimed Academy Award-nominated Magnolia with Punch-Drunk Love, winner of the Best Director Award in the 2002 Cannes Film Festival—a film starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson. 25 photos.... (read more)

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