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Augustine: A New Biography (P.S.)
Augustine: A New Biography (P.S.)
by James J Odonnell
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Saint Augustine -- the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. until his death in 430 C.E. -- is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. His autobiography, Confessions, remains among the... (read more)

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Sunday Money: Speed! Lust! Madness! Death! a Hot Lap Around America with NASCAR (P.S.)
Sunday Money: Speed! Lust! Madness! Death! a Hot Lap Around America with NASCAR (P.S.)
by Jeff Macgregor
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NASCAR racing, once considered no more than a regional circuit of moonshiners pounding around low-country dirt tracks in a cloud of red dust and cliché, has somehow become America's fastest-growing spectator sport. With 75 million ardent fans,... (read more)

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Vinegar Hill (P.S.)
Vinegar Hill (P.S.)
by A. Manette Ansay
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In a stark, troubling, yet ultimately triumphant celebration of self-determination, award-winning author A. Manette Ansay re-creates a stifling world of guilty and pain, and the tormented souls who inhabit it. It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellen... (read more)

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Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar (P.S.)
Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar (P.S.)
by Adam Nicolson
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In October 1805 Lord Horatio Nelson, the most brilliant sea commander who ever lived, led the British Royal Navy to a devastating victory over the Franco-Spanish fleets at the great battle of Trafalgar. It was the foundation of Britain's nineteenth... (read more)

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Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
by Josip Novakovich
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Tragicomedy of the highest order, this stellar collection is Croatian writer Novakovich's best ever. Hailed as one of the best short story writers of the 1990s, Josip Novakovich was praised by the New York Times for writing fiction that has "the crackle... (read more)

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A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (P.S.)
A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (P.S.)
by Samantha Power
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In her award-winning interrogation of the last century of American history, Samantha Power—a former Balkan war correspondent and founding executive director of Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy—asks the haunting question... (read more)

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His Brother's Keeper: One Family's Journey to the Edge of Medicine
His Brother's Keeper: One Family's Journey to the Edge of Medicine
by Jonathan Weiner
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Stephen Heywood was twenty-nine years old when he learned that he was dying of ALS -- Lou Gehrig's disease. Almost overnight his older brother, Jamie, turned himself into a genetic engineer in a quixotic race to cure the incurable. His Brother's Keeper... (read more)

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Confessions of a Tax Collector: One Man's Tour of Duty Inside the IRS (P.S.)
Confessions of a Tax Collector: One Man's Tour of Duty Inside the IRS (P.S.)
by Richard Yancey
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Twelve years ago, Richard Yancey answered a blind ad in the newspaper offering a salary higher than what he’ d made over the three previous years combined. It turned out that the job was for the Internal Revenue Service -- the most hated and feared... (read more)

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A Wall of Light (P.S.)
A Wall of Light (P.S.)
by Edeet Ravel
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Following on the heels of the critically acclaimed "Ten Thousand Lovers" and "Look for Me," this last book of the Tel Aviv trilogy tells the poignant, humorous, and heartbreaking story of three generations of an Israeli family.... (read more)

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Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses (P.S.)
Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses (P.S.)
by Bruce Feiler
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The acclaimed author of The Wild Places examines the subtle ways we are shaped by the landscapes through which we move In this exquisitely written book, which folds together natural history, cartography, geology, and literature, Robert Macfarlane sets... (read more)

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The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs
The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs
by Madeleine Albright
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The former US Secretary of State and bestselling author of Madam Secretary offers a provocative and personal look at the role of religion in America's foreign policy. In THE MIGHTY AND ALMIGHTY, Madeleine Albright examines religion and foreign affairs... (read more)

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Colors Insulting to Nature
Colors Insulting to Nature
by Cintra Wilson
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Look deep into your heart, Gentle Reader. Deep, deep, deep; past your desire for true love, for inexhaustible riches or uncontested sexual championship, for the ability to fight crime and restore peace to a weary world. Underneath all this, if you are a... (read more)

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Rousseau's Dog: Two Great Thinkers at War in the Age of Enlightenment (P.S.)
Rousseau's Dog: Two Great Thinkers at War in the Age of Enlightenment (P.S.)
by David Edmonds
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In 1766 philosopher, novelist, composer, and political provocateur Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a fugitive, decried by his enemies as a dangerous madman. Meanwhile David Hume—now recognized as the foremost philosopher in the English language&... (read more)

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Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology
Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology
by Eric Brende
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What happens when a graduate of MIT, the bastion of technological advancement, and his bride move to a community so primitive in its technology that even Amish groups consider it antiquated? Eric Brende conceives a real-life experiment: to see if, in... (read more)

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Four Spirits (P.S.)
Four Spirits (P.S.)
by Sena Jeter Naslund
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Weaving together the lives of blacks and whites, racists and civil rights advocates, and the events of peaceful protest and violent repression, Sena Jeter Naslund creates a tapestry of American social transformation at once intimate and epic. In... (read more)

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Unless (P.S.)
Unless (P.S.)
by Carol Shields
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Reta Winters, 44-year-old successful author of light summertime fiction, has always considered herself happy, even blessed. That is, until her oldest daughter Norah mysteriously drops out of college to become a panhandler on a Toronto street corner —... (read more)

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Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
by Steve Fraser
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Americans have experienced a love-hate relationship with Wall Street for two hundred years. Long an object of suspicion, fear, and even revulsion, the Street eventually came to be seen as an alluring pathway to wealth and freedom. Steve Fraser tells the... (read more)

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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
by Aleksa Solzhenitsyn
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Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the... (read more)

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Paradise Alley (P.S.)
Paradise Alley (P.S.)
by Kevin Baker
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They came by boat from a starving land—and by the Underground Railroad from Southern chains—seeking refuge in a crowded, filthy corner of hell at the bottom of a great metropolis. But in the terrible July of 1863, the poor and... (read more)

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White Guilt : How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (07 Edition)
White Guilt : How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (07 Edition)
by Shelby Steele
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In 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted because they were white. Forty years later, despite the strong DNA evidence against him, accused murderer O. J. Simpson went free after his attorney portrayed him as a victim... (read more)

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