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Poemas Selectos/Selected Poems
Poemas Selectos/Selected Poems
by Jimmy Santiago Baca
Staff Pick
Chicano/Apache poet Jimmy Santiago Baca served six years in federal prison (where he learned to read and write) before eventually winning the International Poetry Slam championship. He has since gone on to compose poems, short stories, novels, essays... (read more)

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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
by Claire Tomalin
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Samuel Pepys's diary gave readers a startlingly frank examination of a decade in his life. Claire Tomalin's fascinating biography chronicles Pepys's full life, and gives readers an understanding of his contemporaries, as well as insight into the history... (read more)

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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
by Thomas Hardy
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This dark novel begins with a man who, in a drunken rage, sells his wife and daughter at a fair. Full of remorse upon realizing what he has done, he vows to redeem his life — and does so. Yet his secret weighs heavily on him. Hardy is his usual... (read more)

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The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
by Corinne May Botz
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A fascinating book for anyone interested in criminal investigation and forensics. Frances Glessner Lee founded the Department of Legal Medicine at Harvard in 1936. By the 1940s, she was building detailed doll houses that replicated unsolved crime scenes... (read more)

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The Stone Raft
The Stone Raft
by Jose Saramago
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Called "the most gifted novelist alive in the world today" by critic Harold Bloom, Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998. This, the most fantastical of all his novels, is the lyrical and richly imagined tale of five strangers (and a... (read more)

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Three Novels
Three Novels
by Samuel Beckett
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Here is the great masterpiece of prose by Irish legend and Nobel laureate Beckett. At times it is a disturbingly funny sojourn through the devastation of mortality. Other times it leaves you feverish and paranoid about the horrors of simplicity and the... (read more)

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
by Terry Ryan
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Evelyn Ryan's family may have been one of the poorest in town, but her children did not go without the occasional taste of well-earned luxury. Their mother entered every contest imaginable (there were plenty in the '50s and '60s) and won everything from... (read more)

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The Haunting
The Haunting
by Shirley Jackson
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"For anyone who's finished an Anne Rice novel and thrown it across the room as hard as you... (read more)

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The Cuckoo's Calling
The Cuckoo's Calling
by Robert Galbraith
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Water Storage
Water Storage
by Art Ludwig
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Screams from the Balcony: Selected Letters, 1960-1970
Screams from the Balcony: Selected Letters, 1960-1970
by Charles Bukowski
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Crome Yellow (British Literature)
Crome Yellow (British Literature)
by Aldous Huxley
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The Remains of the Day. Interpretationshilfe
The Remains of the Day. Interpretationshilfe
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Hand-Grenade Practice in Peking: My Part in the Cultural Revolution
Hand-Grenade Practice in Peking: My Part in the Cultural Revolution
by Frances Wood
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The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes
by Gloria Fowler
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Unaccustomed Earth
Unaccustomed Earth
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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City of Thieves
City of Thieves
by David Benioff
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Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide To the Galaxy
The Hitch Hiker's Guide To the Galaxy
by Douglas Adams
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Trains and Lovers: the Heart's Journey
Trains and Lovers: the Heart's Journey
by Alexander Mccall Smith
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