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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
by Susanna Clarke
Staff Pick
I know you shouldn't recommend books that you are only halfway through, but this is such a lush tapestry of a book I can't resist. Like a moist rich chocolate torte, Strange and Norrell is the sort of book you ration out to avoid finishing it too soon... (read more)

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
by Susanna Clarke
Staff Pick
I know you shouldn't recommend books that you are only halfway through, but this is such a lush tapestry of a book I can't resist. Like a moist rich chocolate torte, Strange and Norrell is the sort of book you ration out to avoid finishing it too soon... (read more)

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The Name of the World
The Name of the World
by Denis Johnson
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The acclaimed author of Jesus' Son and Already Dead returns with a beautiful, haunting, and darkly comic novel. The Name of the World is a mesmerizing portrait of a professor at a Midwestern university who has been patient in his grief after an accident... (read more)

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Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders (P.S.)
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders (P.S.)
by Neil Gaiman
Staff Pick
Fantasy author Gaiman is at his best in this short story collection, which contains an embarrassing riches of storytelling that is at times dark, funny, terrifying, beautiful, and always brilliant.... (read more)

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Wonder Boys
Wonder Boys
by Michael Chabon
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Grady Tripp is a pot-smoking middle aged novelist who has stalled on a 2611 page opus titled Wonder Boys. His student James Leer is a troubled young writer obsessed by Hollywood suicides and at work on his own first novel. Grady's bizarre editor Terry... (read more)

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The Club Dumas
The Club Dumas
by Arturo Perez-Reverte
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Lucas Corso, middle-aged, tired, and cynical, is a book detective, a mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile is found hanged, leaving behind part of the original manuscript of... (read more)

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The Sundance Kids: How the Mavericks Took Back Hollywood
The Sundance Kids: How the Mavericks Took Back Hollywood
by James Mottram
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An appreciation of the young turks who took hold of Hollywood in the nineties: from P. T. Anderson to Spike Jonze to the godfather of them all, Steven Soderbergh   Hollywood is undergoing a renaissance, spawned by a vanguard of auteurs who for more... (read more)

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The Abstinence Teacher: A Novel
The Abstinence Teacher: A Novel
by Tom Perrotta
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Stonewood Heights is the perfect place to raise children, but amid its good schools and healthy real estate market, a small-town culture war is brewing. The Abstinence Teacher focuses on two divorced parents who become adversaries in the mess: Ruth... (read more)

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Stranger than Fiction: True Stories
Stranger than Fiction: True Stories
by Chuck Palahniuk
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From the bestselling author of Fight Club and Diary, a collection of essays and journalistic pieces that prove that real life has imagination beaten cold in the strangeness and wonder departments Chuck Palahniuk’s world has always been, well... (read more)

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Lush Life: A Novel
Lush Life: A Novel
by Richard Price
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So, what do you do?" Whenever people asked him, Eric Cash used to have a dozen answers. Artist, actor, screenwriter . . . But now he's thirty-five years old and he's still living on the Lower East Side, still in the restaurant business, still serving the... (read more)

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Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean
Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean
by Douglas Wolk
Staff Pick
Douglas Wolk writes with a critic's authority, offering penetrating analysis of seminal comics writers and their best-known works alongside introductions to lesser-known talents. But he also writes with a fan's enthusiasm, and it shows through in every... (read more)

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When the Nines Roll Over: And Other Stories
When the Nines Roll Over: And Other Stories
by David Benioff
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In When the Nines Roll Over, David Benioff (The 25th Hour, City of Thieves) uses humor and rich characterizations to explore the sometimes thrilling, sometimes pathetic emotional lives of a diverse set of characters.  Over the course of eight... (read more)

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The Ruins
The Ruins
by Scott Smith
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Twelve years after his staggering debut, Scott Smith returns with The... (read more)

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Blow the House Down: A Novel
Blow the House Down: A Novel
by Robert Baer
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Former CIA operative Robert Baer pushes fiction to the absolute limit in this riveting and unnervingly plausible alternative history of 9/11. Veteran CIA officer Max Waller has long been obsessed with the abduction and murder of his Agency mentor. Though... (read more)

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Lucky Us: A Novel
Lucky Us: A Novel
by Joan Silber
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Early praise for Lucky Us Joan Silber has written a novel both contemporary and timeless about love, its unexpected possibilities and limitations, and about the role of fate in all our lives. Her richly imagined characters and lovely prose make every... (read more)

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Bridge of Sighs: A Novel
Bridge of Sighs: A Novel
by Richard Russo
Staff Pick
Russo is a modern master of absorbing characters, brilliantly sharp dialogue, and a warm-hearted yet strangely thrilling storytelling style. The only sighs this elegiac novel produces are of wistful satisfaction.... (read more)

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The Sundance Kids: How the Mavericks Took Back Hollywood
The Sundance Kids: How the Mavericks Took Back Hollywood
by James Mottram
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An appreciation of the young turks who took hold of Hollywood in the nineties: from P. T. Anderson to Spike Jonze to the godfather of them all, Steven Soderbergh   Hollywood is undergoing a renaissance, spawned by a vanguard of auteurs who for more... (read more)

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The Closers (Harry Bosch)
The Closers (Harry Bosch)
by Michael Connelly
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He walked away from the job three years ago. But Harry Bosch cannot resist the call to join the elite Open/Unsolved Unit. His mission: solve murders whose investigations were flawed, stalled, or abandoned to L.A.'s tides of crime. With some people openly... (read more)

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Little Children
Little Children
by Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms at the playground, and his wife Kathy, a documentary filmmaker envious of the connection... (read more)

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Little Children
Little Children
by Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have... (read more)

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