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Shalimar the Clown: A Novel
Shalimar the Clown: A Novel
by Salman Rushdie
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Shalimar the Clown is a welcome addition to the Rushdie canon. Moving across the globe, Rushdie follows his characters from terrorist camps to the privileged world of Los Angeles, motivated by shades of love, curiosity, and burning vengeance. His prose... (read more)

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Teacher Man: A Memoir
Teacher Man: A Memoir
by Frank Mccourt
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Nearly a decade ago Frank McCourt became an unlikely star when, at the age of sixty-six, he burst onto the literary scene with andlt;Iandgt;Angela's Ashes,andlt;/Iandgt; the Pulitzer Prize -- winning memoir of his childhood in Limerick, Ireland. Then... (read more)

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The Bookseller of Kabul
The Bookseller of Kabul
by Asne Seierstad
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In this remarkable portrait, Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad recounts with brutal honesty the day to day lives of one Afghani family persevering through life in a country beset by chaos. With the assent of the Khan family with whom she lives... (read more)

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Finn: A Novel
Finn: A Novel
by Jon Clinch
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In this masterful debut by a major new voice in fiction, Jon Clinch takes us on a journey into the history and heart of one of American literature's most brutal and mysterious figures: Huckleberry Finn's father. The result is a deeply original tour de... (read more)

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Gone to New York: Adventures in the City
Gone to New York: Adventures in the City
by Ian Frazier
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Welcome to Ian Frazier's New York, where every block is an event, and where the denizens are larger than life. Meet landlord extraordinaire Zvi Hugo Segal, and the man who scaled the World Trade Center. Learn the location of Manhattan's antipodes... (read more)

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The Inheritance of Loss
The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
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The author of the acclaimed "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" takes readers to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency in Nepal challenges the old way of life--and opens up a grasping world of conflicting desires.... (read more)

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Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
by Bruce Feiler
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From the beginning of pre-history, human cultures have rooted sacred stories in actual landscapes, a legacy that becomes increasingly untenable as ballooning populations find it difficult to share their sacred places. Nowhere is this trend more evident... (read more)

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The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa
The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa
by Michael Kimmelman
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A New York Times bestseller—a dazzling and inspirational survey of how art can be found and appreciated in everyday life Michael Kimmelman, the prominent New York Times writer and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, is known as a... (read more)

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Jack Plank Tells Tales
Jack Plank Tells Tales
by Natalie Babbitt
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From the author of Tuck Everlasting, her first novel in 25 years... (read more)

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Peony in Love
Peony in Love
by Lisa See
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Lisa See aptly follows her blockbuster novel, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, with a lovely book that immerses the reader deep into 17th-century Chinese culture. Part love story, part ghost story, part historical fiction; See hangs the bones of her story... (read more)

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Kay Fanning's Alaska Story
Kay Fanning's Alaska Story
by Kay Fanning
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Kay Woodruff Field, 38, an ex-debutante once called "the Grace Kelly of Chicago," loaded her three children into a battered station wagon and headed north to Alaska in 1965 after her divorce. Looking for a new life, she found it at the... (read more)

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Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn
Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn
by William J Mann
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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year   One of Publishers Weekly's 100 Best Books of the Year Katharine Hepburn was her own creation--an ambitious, vulnerable woman who charmed the public with the image of an East Coast aristocrat... (read more)

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The Reagan Diaries
The Reagan Diaries
by Ronald Reagan
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< P> During his eight years as the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept a daily diary, in which he recorded his innermost thoughts and observations. The handwritten diaries have been seen by only a few people to date, and they... (read more)

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Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
by John Grogan
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The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. John and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with a perfect little... (read more)

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Thirteen Steps Down
Thirteen Steps Down
by Ruth Rendell
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Mix Cellini is obsessed. And not just with the supermodel he's been stalking. He's also endlessly fascinated by the life of Reggie Christie, the infamous serial killer hanged fifty years ago. So when things get difficult — his snoopy landlady... (read more)

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Garden of the Finzi-continis (05 Edition)
Garden of the Finzi-continis (05 Edition)
by Giorgio Bassani
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The Solitude of Thomas Cave
The Solitude of Thomas Cave
by Georgina Harding
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In 1616, in the north Atlantic, an English whaling ship prepares to head back toward home. Thomas Cave, however, bets the rest of the crew that he can spend a winter on an Arctic island. From his post at the edge of the known world, Cave sees his own... (read more)

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Q & A
Q & A
by Vikas Swarup
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In this spectacular debut novel, newcomer Vikas Swarup delivers the exhilarating story of an impoverished semi-literate Indian waiter who stuns the world by correctly answering all 12 questions on the game show, "Who Will Win a Billion."... (read more)

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My Father the Spy: An Investigative Memoir
My Father the Spy: An Investigative Memoir
by John H Richardson
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As his father nears death in his retirement home in Mexico, author John H. Richardson begins to unravel a life filled with drama and secrecy. In the first years of World War II, his father, then an idealistic student of literature and sociology, was... (read more)

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power
Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power
by Richard Carwardine
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This original and insightful biography of Abraham Lincoln has already been awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize.... (read more)

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