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Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Still Life with Bread Crumbs
by Anna Quindlen
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“There comes a moment in every novelist’s career when she...ventures into new territory, breaking free into a marriage of tone and style, of plot and characterization, that’s utterly her own. Anna Quindlen’s marvelous romantic... (read more)

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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Neapolitan Novels #3)
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Neapolitan Novels #3)
by Elena Ferrante
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Powell's is proud to sponsor the 11th annual Morning News Tournament of Books, in which 16 of last year's best fiction titles duke it out to be named the Rooster of 2015. The action begins in March, so there's still time to choose your favorites... (read more)

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An Untamed State
An Untamed State
by Roxane Gay
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“Once you start this book, you will not be able to put it down. An Untamed State is a novel of hope intermingled with fear, a book about possibilities mixed with horror and despair. It is written at a pace that will match your racing heart, and... (read more)

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The Interestings
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
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From bestselling author Meg Wolitzer a dazzling, panoramic novel about what becomes of early talent, and the roles that art, money, and even envy can play in close friendships. The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts... (read more)

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Me Before You
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes
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A New York Times bestseller — with more than one million copies sold — by the author of One Plus One and The Girl You Left Behind They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose... Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an... (read more)

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The Husband's Secret
The Husband's Secret
by Liane Moriarty
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year —Entertainment Weekly One of the Top Ten Books of the Year —People magazine “Its a knowing, touching, and entertaining page-turner. What a wonderful... (read more)

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Leaving Time
Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult
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Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-two novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Storyteller, Lone Wolf, Between the Lines, Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle with Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. She... (read more)

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Flight Behavior
Flight Behavior
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Flight Behavior transfixes from its opening scene, when a young woman's narrow experience of life is thrown wide with the force of a raging fire. In the lyrical language of her native Appalachia, Barbara Kingsolver bares the rich, tarnished humanity of... (read more)

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Speedboat
Speedboat
by Renata Adler
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Winner of the Ernest Hemingway Prize for Best First Novel in 1976 It has been more than thirty-five years since Renata Adler’s Speedboat charged through the literary establishment, blasting genre walls and pointing the way for a newly liberated way... (read more)

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Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Still Life with Bread Crumbs
by Anna Quindlen
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new... (read more)

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A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
by Eimear Mcbride
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Eimear McBrides acclaimed debut tells, with astonishing insight and in brutal detail, the story of a young womans relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor. Touching on everything from family violence, to... (read more)

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
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National Bestseller • Longlisted For the Man Booker Prize • Named One of the Best Books of the Year By The Washington Post Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems... (read more)

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
by Fannie Flagg
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The one and only Fannie Flagg, beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, and I Still Dream About You, is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel... (read more)

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The Diamond Lane
The Diamond Lane
by Karen Karbo
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"A flawless, page-turning story...this is a tale to treasure." Publishers... (read more)

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What Alice Forgot
What Alice Forgot
by Liane Moriarty
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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, THE HUSBANDS SECRET... A “cheerfully engaging”* novel for anyone whos ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”    Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband... (read more)

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The Interestings
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
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and#147;Remarkable . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself.and#8221;and#151;The New York Times Book Review "A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as... (read more)

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How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life
How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life
by Sheila Heti
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Fresh from a failed marriage and unable to complete a feminist play she's been commissioned to write, Sheila, a twentysomething artist, is floundering. How can she write a play about women when everything she's learned about herself is from the men in... (read more)

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Landline
Landline
by Rainbow Rowell
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In New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's Landline, Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That its been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost... (read more)

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Into the Beautiful North
Into the Beautiful North
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 12! Powell's subscription club offers signed first editions, exclusive content, and unique handpicked gifts. Read about this shipment on our blog!... (read more)

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Girl with Curious Hair: Stories
Girl with Curious Hair: Stories
by David Foster Wallace
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Girl with Curious Hair is replete with David Foster Wallace's Remarkable and unsettling reimaginations of reality. From the eerily "real," almost holographic evocations of historical figures like Lyndon Johnson and overtelevised game-show hosts and late... (read more)

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