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Nobody Move
Nobody Move
by Denis Johnson
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Denis Johnson never ceases to amaze, going from a National Book Award to this quick and dirty pulp novel — a transition that would seem strained if not for the evident ease with which he executes this diction switch. Must be read to be believed.... (read more)

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London
London
by Edward Rutherfurd
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Heart of Darkness (95 Edition)
Heart of Darkness (95 Edition)
by Joseph Conrad
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Did he live his life through in every detail of desire, temptation and surrender during that supreme moment of complete knowledge? He cried whisperingly at some image at some vision,–he cried twice, with a cry that was no more than a breath–... (read more)

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Honolulu
Honolulu
by Alan Brennert
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From the bestselling author of the “dazzling historical saga” (The Washington Post), Molokai, comes the irresistible story of a young immigrant bride in a ramshackle town that becomes a great modern city “In Korea in those days... (read more)

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Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star Gazer
Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star Gazer
by Sena Jeter Naslund
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"This is truly a grand...adventure story whose heroine survives on her intellect and courage." Newsday... (read more)

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Jane Eyre (81 Edition)
Jane Eyre (81 Edition)
by Charlotte Bronte
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Taking Sides (91 Edition)
Taking Sides (91 Edition)
by Gary Soto
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Lincoln Mendoza has to face his homeboys when his posh new school goes up against his old school on the basketball court.... (read more)

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The Count of Monte Cristo (Bantam Classics)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Bantam Classics)
by Alexandre Dumas
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The White Tiger
The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga
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A remarkable first novel, ingeniously written in the form of a letter to the Chinese premier soon to visit India, Adiga's dark yet witty debut brings to Western readers the tense drama of a developing country and a character caught up in corruption and... (read more)

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Thousand Acres
Thousand Acres
by Jane Smiley
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A successful Iowa farmer decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will. This sets off a chain of events that brings dark truths to light and explodes long-suppressed emotions. An ambitious... (read more)

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The Awakening (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Awakening (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Kate Chopin
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When first published in 1899, The Awakening shocked readers with its honest treatment of female marital infidelity. Audiences accustomed to the pieties of late Victorian romantic fiction were taken aback by Chopin's daring portrayal of a woman trapped... (read more)

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Breakfast with Buddha
Breakfast with Buddha
by Roland Merullo
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"Merullo's other novels have explored life on Earth in insightful, amusing, loving ways, avoiding clichés or ponderous declarations about the human condition. Breakfast with Buddha, loosely based on a road trip Merullo took without a monk... (read more)

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Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition (Vintage International)
Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition (Vintage International)
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day comes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside.... (read more)

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Glaciers (Tin House New Voice)
Glaciers (Tin House New Voice)
by Alexis Smith
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Alexis Smith's diminutive novella lies somewhere between poetry and prose. So lyrical and so delicate, Glaciers slowly unspools as we follow Isabel on a routine day. Her inner life is rich and minutely detailed, and even though she is alone, her world... (read more)

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
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Perfect for book groups, a charming series of letters make up this short novel set in post-WWII Europe. The correspondents, drawn together by their love of books and affection for each other, collectively tell a moving tale of endurance and friendship in... (read more)

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The Gathering
The Gathering
by Anne Enright
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Winner of the 2007 Man Booker Prize Los Angeles Times Best Books of 2007 “Fierce and clear-eyed . . . a witty, scatological, and moving splendor of a novel. Enrights language is percussive one moment, liquid the next, and always in the service of... (read more)

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Walden, Or, Life in the Woods (Dover Thrift Editions)
Walden, Or, Life in the Woods (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Henry David Thoreau
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 Nature was a form of religion for naturalist, essayist, and early environmentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-62). In communing with the natural world, he wished to "live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and … learn... (read more)

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The Painted Kiss
The Painted Kiss
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"A graceful imagining." -- Kirkus... (read more)

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Still Alice
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova
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In Lisa Genova’s extraordinary New York Times bestselling novel, an accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that her worth is comprised of more than her ability to remember. Now a major motion picture from Sony... (read more)

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We the Animals
We the Animals
by Justin Torres
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If just hearing the phrase "lyrical coming-of-age novel" makes your shoulders sag and your attention lag, hold that thought. Justin Torres has breathed fresh life into a tired form. We the Animals is a deranged rollercoaster careening through the lives... (read more)

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