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New Arrivals
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    People I Wanted to Be: Stories

    Gina Ochsner 9780618563722

2007 April
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The Name of the Wind Signed Edition
The Name of the Wind Signed Edition
by Patrick Rothfuss
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Mark Lawrence brings to a thrilling close his epic trilogy of a boy who would be king, a king who would desire an empire—and an empire on the edge of destruction… King Jorg Ancrath is twenty now—and king of seven nations. His goal—... (read more)

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2002 March/April
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
Staff Pick
Somewhere along the way to guru-dom, Malcolm Gladwell got tagged as a business writer. Fair enough — The Tipping Point speaks more powerfully to the principles of succesful marketing than any pedestrian semester in the classroom. But while raves from... (read more)

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2000 July/August
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Blindness
Blindness
by Jose Saramago
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In Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman. She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation. We return to... (read more)

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2000 May/June
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The Essential Rumi
The Essential Rumi
by Rumi
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"I don't mean to claim a special relationship with Rumi...but a poet of such astonishing range and depth needs many translators and interpreters. Mystical poetry tries to reveal the apple orchard within the mist of language (Rumi's image). I hope these... (read more)

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2004 October
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The Namesake: A Novel
The Namesake: A Novel
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among... (read more)

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2002 July/August
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Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman
Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman
by Alice Steinbach
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"In many ways, I was an independent woman," writes Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alice Steinbach. "For years I'd made my own choices, paid my own bills, shoveled my own snow." But somehow she had become dependent in quite another way. "I had fallen... (read more)

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2008 May
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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
by Mary Roach
Staff Pick
Following her usual template, Mary Roach finds a subject in the scientific community that is equal parts fascinating and scandalous, and writes an extensively researched and thoroughly amusing book about it. Beyond the initial titillation stemming from a... (read more)

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2004 March/April
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What I Loved
What I Loved
by Siri Hustvedt
Staff Pick
Siri Hustvedt is one of the best writers that you've probably never heard of, and What I Loved is an extraordinary novel. Hustvedt's writing is agile and revelatory: now breathless, now cool, it's a story wound around the hollows left by love and memory.... (read more)

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Sale Books
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The Baum Plan for Financial Independence: And Other Stories
The Baum Plan for Financial Independence: And Other Stories
by John Kessel
Publisher Comments
"Pride and Prometheus," a story in The Baum Plan for Financial Independence involving characters from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, is winner of the 2008 Nebula award for Best Novelette. A long-awaited collection of... (read more)

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Used Books
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Folly
Folly
by Laurie R King
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Making its paperback debut is a bestselling, chilling tale of a woman who begins an ambitious and desperate undertaking which may transform her life . . . .or end it.... (read more)

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Bestsellers

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April 18, 2014
The Name of the Wind Signed Edition
  1. The Name of the Wind Signed Edition
    by Patrick Rothfuss
  2. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    by Malcolm Gladwell
  3. Blindness
    by Jose Saramago
  4. The Essential Rumi
    by Rumi
  5. The Namesake: A Novel
    by Jhumpa Lahiri
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