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The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
by Paul Krugman
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From irrational exuberance to corporate scandals, from the war in Iraq to the looting of California to the false pretenses used to sell an economic policy that benefits only a small elite, Krugman tells the uncomfortable truth like no one else. The... (read more)

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My Life as a Fake
My Life as a Fake
by Peter Carey
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Following the triumph of his Booker Prize–winning True History of the Kelly Gang, Peter Carey ventures into the Far East with a novel shot through with mysteries at once historical, literary, and personal. Sarah Wode-Douglass, the editor of a... (read more)

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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda
by Philip Gourevitch
Staff Pick
"I urge everyone to read this book. The cover shows a picture of serenity, a scene from the beach of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. The landscape is devoid of human beings and an empty chair sits on the sand. The title in red stands out starkly from this backdrop.... (read more)

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Everybody Dies (Matthew Scudder Mysteries)
Everybody Dies (Matthew Scudder Mysteries)
by Lawrence Block
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Matt Scudder is finally leading a comfortable life. The crime rate's down and the stock market's up. Gentrification's prettying-up the old neighborhood. The New York streets don't look so mean anymore. Then all hell breaks loose. Scudder quickly... (read more)

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The Ape in the Corner Office: Understanding the Workplace Beast in All of Us
The Ape in the Corner Office: Understanding the Workplace Beast in All of Us
by Richard Conniff
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Tired of swimming with the sharks? Fed up with that big ape down the hall? Real animals can teach us better ways to thrive in the workplace jungle. You’re ambitious and want to get ahead, but what’s the best way to do it? Become the biggest... (read more)

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Arthur and George: A Novel
Arthur and George: A Novel
by Julian Barnes
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Can I already announce the best book of 2006 in January? If so, here it is! With his customary elegant prose and intricate and wry observational skill, Julian Barnes narrates the true story of the relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and George... (read more)

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Before I Say Goodbye: Recollections and Observations from One Woman's Final Year
Before I Say Goodbye: Recollections and Observations from One Woman's Final Year
by Ruth Picardie
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By turns humorous and heart-rending, an unforgettable account of a young woman's spiritual triumphs over breast cancer in the last year of her life Ruth Picardie was only thirty-three when she died, a month after her twins' second birthday and just under... (read more)

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Aftermath: A Novel of Suspense
Aftermath: A Novel of Suspense
by Peter Robinson
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The anonymous report of a domestic disturbance sends two young Yorkshire officers into a local couple's home; they expect to encounter a violent scene. But even the most intense training cannot prepare them for the horror they discover. A young wife lies... (read more)

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The Cutting Room
The Cutting Room
by Louise Welsh
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Wow! A first novel with an intriguing plot and totally believable characters. An excellent writer who allows you to empathize with a protagonist who is not always deserving.... (read more)

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The House of Sleep
The House of Sleep
by Jonathan Coe
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Like a surreal and highly caffeinated version of The Big Chill, Jonathan Coe's new novel follows four students who knew each other in college in the eighties. Sarah is a narcoleptic who has dreams so vivid she mistakes them for real events. Robert has... (read more)

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Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
by Pat Walsh
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For the hundreds of thousands who buy writers’ guides every year, at last there’s one that tells the ugly truth: writers who can’t get published are usually making a lot of mistakes. This honest, often funny,  book shows them how... (read more)

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The Ice House
The Ice House
by Minette Walters
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With this stunning debut--a marvelous marriage of classic convention and contemporary sophistication--Minette Walters sets a new standard of excellence for the mystery novel. The three women living in seclusion at an elegant Hampshire country house have... (read more)

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Observatory Mansions
Observatory Mansions
by Edward Carey
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"Easily the most brilliant fiction I've seen this year -- it proves the potential brilliance of the novel form." -- John Fowles,... (read more)

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Big Cats: Stories
Big Cats: Stories
by Holiday Reinhorn
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Big Cats opens with "Charlotte," in which a young girl with a broken pelvis spies on her voluptuous neighbor during a long, hot summer night, setting the tone of irrepressible curiosity and yearning that is evident throughout the collection. In "Get Away... (read more)

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The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
by Jack Pendarvis
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Pendarvis devises small worlds inhabited by the strangest people: A teenager reveals his ingenious idea for a revenge comic book series called "Sex Devil"; the mercilessly redundant owner of a "High, Squeaky Voice" dreams of his audio book career; and... (read more)

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The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten: A Guide for the Curious Film Lover
The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten: A Guide for the Curious Film Lover
by New York Times
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For movie fans seeking a guide to intelligent, engaging films, this handbook by five "New York Times" film critics offers newly updated reviews of 500 movies, all available on DVD.... (read more)

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Explorers of the New Century: A Novel
Explorers of the New Century: A Novel
by Magnus Mills
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“Daily we stumble over shale and flint, toiling onwards in the vague belief that at some distant time and place well see the sun rise again; and that spreading before us will be vast, hospitable ranges where the mules may finally be turned loose... (read more)

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When We Were Orphans (Vintage International)
When We Were Orphans (Vintage International)
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Remains of the Day comes this stunning work of soaring imagination. Born in early-twentieth-century Shanghai, Banks was orphaned at the age of nine after the separate disappearances of his parents. Now,... (read more)

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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
by Motley Crue
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Whiskey and porn stars, hot reds and car crashes, black leather and high heels, overdoses and death. This is the life of MÖtley CrÜe, the heaviest drinking, hardest fighting, most oversexed and arrogant band in the world. Their unbelievable... (read more)

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The Family Tree
The Family Tree
by Carole Cadwalladr
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When Rebecca Monroe—married to Alistair, a scientist who doesn’t believe in fate, but rather genetic disposition—discovers that she is pregnant, she begins to question what makes us who we are and whether her own precarious family... (read more)

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