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Big Fish


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The River Why
The River Why
by David James Duncan
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Not in recent memory has there been such a unique and vibrant fictional character — a character who could make us laugh so easily, feel so deeply, who speaks with such startling truth about the way we live — as Gus Orviston, the irreverent young... (read more)

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American Gods: A Novel
American Gods: A Novel
by Neil Gaiman
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Do you ever wonder where gods go when all their worshippers are gone? Neil Gaiman tries to answer that question. Some live quiet lives in the Midwest, some don't remember who they are, and others have plans. Gaiman, as always, has a unique voice and good... (read more)

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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
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I admit it; before reading Life of Pi, I thought, There's just no way that Yann Martel can write a whole book about a teenage boy and a tiger stranded together in a lifeboat for 277 days. But, I was so wrong; he pulls it off beautifully. You will love... (read more)

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Lenore: Noogies
Lenore: Noogies
by Roman Dirge
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Noogies: Collecting issues 1 through 4 of the Lenore series. A romp into a dark, surreal world, complete with the adventures of a cute little dead girl, limbless cannibals, clock monsters, cursed vampire dolls, taxidermied friends, an obsessed would... (read more)

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An Invisible Sign of My Own
An Invisible Sign of My Own
by Aimee Bender
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Aimee Bender's stunning debut collection, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, proved her to be one of the freshest voices in American fiction. Now, in her first novel, she builds on that early promise. Mona Gray was ten when her father contracted a... (read more)

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The Verificationist
The Verificationist
by Donald Antrim
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"Donald Antrim's novels are smart, surreal, deliciously neurotic, and hilariously funny. Based on his first two, The New Yorker crowned him one of 'The 20 Writers for the 21st Century.' In The Verificationist, his latest (and the one that will likely... (read more)

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To Kill a Common Loon
To Kill a Common Loon
by Mitch Luckett
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"I had to become a bird to become a man," Grandfather Two-loons told the boy. The boy grew up into a latter-day minstrel, wandering the highways with his dog, Medusa. He's lost his way. He's lost his knack for carrying a tune. He's thrust into the... (read more)

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The Art of Sleepy Hollow
The Art of Sleepy Hollow
by Tim Burton
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As the director of such blockbusters as Batman and Edward Scissorhands, and the producer of the modern classic The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton has earned a deserved reputation as one of today's most creative and innovative filmmakers. The New... (read more)

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Tim Burton: Virgin Film
Tim Burton: Virgin Film
by Jim Smith
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This indispensable guide examines Burton's directorial career, from his CalArts shorts to the recent blockbuster "Planet of the Apes", as well as side projects such as "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and his animated Internet series "Stainboy... (read more)

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Ray in Reverse
Ray in Reverse
by Daniel Wallace
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Regret looms large in Daniel Wallace's latest novel, Ray in Reverse, the funny and poignant story of a life, told backward. Sitting in the Last Words support group in Heaven, Ray Williams ruminates on his short life of fifty years, his episodes of... (read more)

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The Watermelon King
The Watermelon King
by Daniel Wallace
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An endearing, often outrageous blend of fable, tall tale, and page-turner, The Watermelon King brings readers to Ashland, Alabama -- the fictional town immortalized in Daniel Wallace's Big Fish -- whose reputation is based on the long-ago abundance of... (read more)

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The Fortress of Solitude
The Fortress of Solitude
by Jonathan Lethem
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This is the story of two boys, Dylan Ebdus and Mingus Rude. They are friends and neighbors, but because Dylan is white and Mingus is black, their friendship is not simple. This is the story of their Brooklyn neighborhood, which is almost exclusively... (read more)

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy And Other Stories
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy And Other Stories
by Tim Burton
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From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children... (read more)

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White Apples
White Apples
by Jonathan Carroll
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Vincent Ettrich, a genial philanderer, discovers he has died and come back to life, but he has no idea why, or what the experience was like. Gradually, he discovers he was brought back by his true love, Isabelle, because she is pregnant with their child... (read more)

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Big Fish
Big Fish
by Daniel Wallace
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Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Tim Burton, and starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Buscemi and Danny DeVito. In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could... (read more)

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The Marriage of Sticks
The Marriage of Sticks
by Jonathan Carroll
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As Marriage of Sticks opens, Miranda Romanac is preparing to attend her fifteen-year high school reunion. She is hoping to see James Stillman, "the first man I ever loved with an adult heart," only to be informed that he died three years before in a car... (read more)

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Amphigorey (72 Edition)
Amphigorey (72 Edition)
by Edward Gorey
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Nightmare Before Christmas: The Film, the Art, the Vision
Nightmare Before Christmas: The Film, the Art, the Vision
by Frank Thompson
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