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New Arrivals
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Comix
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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
Staff Pick
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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Favorites
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Straight Man: A Novel
Straight Man: A Novel
by Richard Russo
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In this uproarious new novel, Richard Russo performs his characteristic high-wire walk between hilarity and heartbreak. Russo's protagonist is William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the reluctant chairman of the English department of a badly underfunded college... (read more)

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Nonfiction
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell
Staff Pick
Gladwell's appeal can be traced directly to his studied obsession with familiar objects and events, and his remarkable talent for synthesizing complicated ideas into compelling stories. In The Tipping Point, the author set out to describe how ideas... (read more)

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Kids and Young Adults
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The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman
Staff Pick
Neil Gaiman has once again created a world filled with both dark humor and adventure. Nobody Owens, orphaned as an infant, is raised by the ghosts, ghouls, and werewolves of a graveyard. Exciting and oddly touching!... (read more)

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Recent and Recommended
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The Club Dumas: A Novel
The Club Dumas: A Novel
by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Publisher Comments
#1 International Bestseller   "A thriller of marvelous intricacy."—The New York Times Book Review Lucas Corso is a book detective, a mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile... (read more)

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Film
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Shawshank Redemption (96 Edition)
Shawshank Redemption (96 Edition)
by Frank Darabont
Publisher Comments
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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Crime
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The Hot Kid: A Novel
The Hot Kid: A Novel
by Elmore Leonard
Staff Pick
I've only read two Elmore Leonard books, so I can't say for certain if The Hot Kid is his best novel — but I almost can't imagine a better one. Leonard is at the top of his game here, packing his period cops-and-robbers tale with vivid characters... (read more)

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Comix
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel
Staff Pick
Fun Home, in concert with Craig Thompson's Blankets, was one of the works that proved to my doubting eyes that graphic novels could reach heights every bit as poetic, moving, and magical as the finest prose. Darkly funny but wholly sincere, the story of... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock-N-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock-N-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
by Peter Biskind
Staff Pick
I don't know much about film, but I can keep up with the best Hollywood gossipers. In an attempt to elevate and justify my shameful interest in the lives of celebrities, I found a terrific book. Easy Riders Raging Bulls begins with Hollywood in bad... (read more)

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Used Books
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The 25th Hour
The 25th Hour
by David Benioff
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Former drug dealer Monty Brogan's time is running out. In twenty-four hours he leaves New York City to begin seven years at Otisville Federal Penitentiary. Tonight is a time for good-byes — and one last chance to enjoy the noise, the lights, and the... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Wednesday,
March 4, 2015
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
  1. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    by Malcolm Gladwell
  2. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    by Alison Bechdel
  3. A Separate Peace
    by John Knowles
  4. A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (Perennial Classics)
    by Howard Zinn
  5. Bag of Bones: A Novel
    by Stephen King
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