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There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales
There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales
by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
Staff Pick
Regarded as one of Russia's most talented contemporary writers, Petrushevskaya's collection of vignettes is far beyond the macabre, with characters who desperately cling to the past while living discreetly painful lives. Their souls dangle on the... (read more)

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My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
by Kate Bernheimer
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Neil Gaiman! Aimee Bender! Kelly Link! Michael Cunningham! It's impossible to list the contributors to this book without using exclamation points. This wickedly entertaining collection reclaims fairy tales from the children's library and reaffirms their... (read more)

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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age)
The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age)
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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Nordic Hero Tales from the Kalevala
Nordic Hero Tales from the Kalevala
by James Baldwin
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If you ever wondered where J. R. R. Tolkien got some of his major inspiration for The Lord Of The Rings, read the Kalevala. Even the Elvin language was based on Finnish. Then when you're in the lunchroom you can tell your friends how closely related the... (read more)

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Men and Gods: Myths and Legends of the Ancient Greeks (New York Review Books Classics)
Men and Gods: Myths and Legends of the Ancient Greeks (New York Review Books Classics)
by Rex Warner
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Did I say Greek myths were in? When were they ever out? This collection will rock your socks — with outstanding illustrations, to boot. Even the most experienced Greek god or goddess will pore over Men and Gods with abundant enthusiasm.... (read more)

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The President's Hat
The President's Hat
by Antoine Laurain
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This prize-winning French bestseller is a charming fable about the power of a hat that takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through French life during the Mitterrand years. Dining alone in an elegant Parisian brasserie, accountant Daniel Mercier can... (read more)

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The Whispering Muse
The Whispering Muse
by Sjon
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Much like The Blue Fox, Sjón's The Whispering Muse is possessed of qualities that linger long after the novel has concluded. Combining elements of Greek mythology with modern storytelling (as well as incorporating his grandfather's fascination... (read more)

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Baksheesh and Brahman: Asian Journals - India
Baksheesh and Brahman: Asian Journals - India
by Joseph Campbell
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An interesting portrait of Joseph Campbell early in his career, Baksheesh and Brahman is a collection of journal entries, drawings, and photographs from his trip to India in 1954, right after he finished editing Heinrich Zimmer's works on Indian art and... (read more)

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