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Smart, Funny
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Cat's Cradle
Cat's Cradle
by Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher Comments
Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer... (read more)

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Relatively Recent Favorites
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon
Staff Pick
An autistic math genius sets out to solve the murder-by-pitchfork of a neighbor's dog. The narrator's autism gives a terrific, interesting depth to his voice. Incredibly well done, Mark Haddon's debut novel is sweet, original, and moving.... (read more)

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Mishmash
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
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The most talked about — and praised — first novel of 2007, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who, from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister,... (read more)

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Baseball
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Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
by Jane Leavy
Staff Pick
"Koufax spans two distinct eras in baseball and in America," Jane Leavy notes. "In virtually ever way that matters, ethnically and economically, medically and journalistically, he offers a way to measure where we've been, what we've come to, what we've... (read more)

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For Grown Up Kids
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
by Salman Rushdie
Publisher Comments
Discover Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie’s classic fantasy novel. Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Publisher Comments
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things... (read more)

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Mishmash
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Bel Canto: A Novel
Bel Canto: A Novel
by Ann Patchett
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Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of Mr. Hosokawa, a powerful Japanese businessman. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests... (read more)

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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
by Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher Comments
A surprising look at the hidden power of sound, revealing how people and brands can use it to inspire and persuade and#8212; or annoy From horror movie scores to national anthems to the crunchy sound of potato chips, sound and music greatly impact how we... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
by Nancy Milford
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A "New York Times" Notable Book, this landmark biography uncovers for the first time the dark side of Edna St. Vincent Millay, the most famous poet of the Jazz Age. Chosen by "Entertainment Weekly" as the #1 nonfiction book of the year.... (read more)

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Used Books
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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
by Alexandra Fuller
Publisher Comments
When Alexandra ("Bo") Fuller was home in Zambia a few years ago, visiting her parents for Christmas, she asked her father about a nearby banana farmer who was known for being a "tough bugger." Her father's response was a warning to steer clear of him... (read more)

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Bestsellers

Friday,
May 29, 2015
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Perennial Classics)
  1. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Perennial Classics)
    by Milan Kundera
  2. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    by Malcolm Gladwell
  3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    by Mark Haddon
  4. The Last American Man
    by Elizabeth Gilbert
  5. The Phantom Tollbooth
    by Norton Juster
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