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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
by Sam Kean
Staff Pick
Sam Kean proves that chemistry makes for great storytelling with this entertaining look at the human stories behind the elements found in the periodic table. A delightful history of science, The Disappearing Spoon makes for both an engaging and... (read more)

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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
The Devil's Highway: A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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"In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and... (read more)

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Infinite Jest: A Novel
Infinite Jest: A Novel
by David Foster Wallace
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Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our... (read more)

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
by Nelson Mandela
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These are riveting memoirs of one of the great moral and political figures of our time, an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his... (read more)

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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
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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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The Art of Fielding
The Art of Fielding
by Chad Harbach
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If it weren't for the Morning News Tournament of Books, I would never have read The Art of Fielding.  Baseball?  No, thanks.  But have no fear — it's not really a book about baseball. Henry Skrimshander is a shortstop prodigy who lives and... (read more)

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Case Histories: A Novel
Case Histories: A Novel
by Kate Atkinson
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This new novel from award-winner Atkinson is a breathtaking story of families divided, love lost and found, and the mysteries of fate. As Private Detective Jackson Brodie investigates three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge.... (read more)

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Me Talk Pretty One Day
Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
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Completely autobiographical and, as always, hilarious, Me Talk Pretty One Day is my favorite of all the David Sedaris collections. The first half of the book focuses on his childhood in North Carolina and his very unusual family; the second half details... (read more)

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Winter's Bone
Winter's Bone
by Daniel Woodrell
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Ree Dolly's father has skipped bail on charges that he ran a crystal meth lab, and the Dollys will lose their house if he doesn't show up for his next court date. With two young brothers depending on her, 16-year-old Ree knows she has to bring her father... (read more)

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Cleopatra: A Life
Cleopatra: A Life
by Stacy Schiff
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I'm rather sure that all three of Stacy Schiff's previous works have been nominated for some award or another. With a pedigree like that, you know that her latest biography is bound to be a must-read. Stripping away all the previous misconceptions about... (read more)

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Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller
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"Live from New York is described as 'an uncensored history of Saturday Night Live' and that is exactly what you get: no mincing of words, no glancing blows....See the hatred that Jim Belushi still bears for Bob Woodward for writing about his brother... (read more)

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
by James Bradley
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James Bradley's #1 bestseller Flags of Our Fathers made real the humanity and legacy of war as few books had before. Now, in Flyboys, Bradley returns to World War II and an extraordinary — and totally unknown — true story of courage. Over... (read more)

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Then We Came to the End: A Novel
Then We Came to the End: A Novel
by Joshua Ferris
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Then We Came to the End tells the story of an ad agency in decline, circa 2001. "We had a toy client, a car client, a long-distance carrier and a pet store," readers are told. We. Ferris uses the first person plural to present the agency's collective... (read more)

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Life
Life
by Keith Richards
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The long-awaited autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones. Ladies and gentlemen: Keith Richards. With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the... (read more)

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The Terror
The Terror
by Dan Simmons
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This book is based factually on the missing Franklin expedition, last seen by Europeans in July of 1845. The HMS Erabus and the ill-named HMS Terror were the space shuttles of their day, and Dan Simmons spins a haunting and suspenseful tale of this... (read more)

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Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking
Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell
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In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices... (read more)

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The Historian
The Historian
by Elizabeth Kostova
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To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor", and they... (read more)

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When You Are Engulfed in Flames
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
by David Sedaris
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"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art", (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. Trying to make coffee... (read more)

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Room
Room
by Emma Donoghue
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Emma Donoghue mines current headlines for her harrowing account of a young women held captive in a room for years. Forced to bear a child by her captor, "Ma" becomes increasingly desperate to escape her one-room hell. On the other hand, Jack, her 5-year-... (read more)

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White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club)
White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club)
by Janet Fitch
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A bestselling first novel about a young woman growing up the hard way, this is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, and the search for love and identity. When a woman murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life, her... (read more)

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