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One Last Thing Before I Go
One Last Thing Before I Go
by Jonathan Tropper
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The bestselling author of This Is Where I Leave You returns with a hilarious and heart-rending tale about one familiy's struggle to reconnect. “Mistakes have been made.” Drew Silver has begun to accept that life isn’t going to turn out... (read more)

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Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates
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"A deft, ironic, beautiful novel that deserves to be a classic." —William Styron From the moment of its publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road was hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of... (read more)

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I Capture the Castle
I Capture the Castle
by Dodie Smith
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An utter delight. This enchanting tale has long been a favorite of mine. It has just been reissued to coincide with the soon to be released movie version. Set in 1930s England, this story of young love beguiles with moated castles, moonlight swims, high... (read more)

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The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing
The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing
by Mira Jacob
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Remember Me Like This
Remember Me Like This
by Bret Anthony Johnston
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Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the award-winning Corpus Christi: Stories, which was named a best book of the year by The Independent (London) and The Irish Times, and the editor of Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer... (read more)

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We Are Water (P.S.)
We Are Water (P.S.)
by Wally Lamb
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We Are Water is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy, from Wally Lamb, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed and I Know This Much Is True. After... (read more)

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You Should Have Known
You Should Have Known
by Jean Hanff Korelitz
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"This excellent literary mystery by the author of 2009's Admission unfolds with authentic detail in a rarified contemporary Manhattan. Therapist Grace Reinhart Sachs is about to embark on a publicity blitz to promote her buzzed-about book on why... (read more)

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The Dinner
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
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"A European Gone Girl." —The Wall Street Journal An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives — all over the course of one... (read more)

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Housekeeping
Housekeeping
by Marilynne Robinson
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A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and... (read more)

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The Lonely Polygamist
The Lonely Polygamist
by Brady Udall
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 18! 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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The Descendants (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)
The Descendants (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)
by Kaui Hart Hemmings
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Now a major motion picture starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander Payne Fortunes have changed for the King family, descendants of Hawaiian royalty and one of the state’s largest landowners. Matthew King’s daughters—Scottie, a... (read more)

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Silver Sparrow
Silver Sparrow
by Tayari Jones
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With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the... (read more)

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Bread and Butter
Bread and Butter
by Michelle Wildgen
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Kitchen Confidential meets Three Junes in this mouthwatering novel about three brothers who run competing restaurants, and the culinary snobbery, staff stealing, and secret affairs that unfold in the back of the house. Britt and Leo have spent ten years... (read more)

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The Butterfly's Daughter
The Butterfly's Daughter
by Mary Alice Monroe
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New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe once again touches hearts with her unique ability to celebrate both the complexities of the human psyche and the splendor of nature. Every year, the monarch butterflies—las mariposas—fly... (read more)

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Dark Road: a Novel (13 Edition)
Dark Road: a Novel (13 Edition)
by Ma Jian
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From one of world literatures most courageous voices, a novel about the human cost of Chinas one-child policy Far away from the Chinese economic miracle, from the bright lights of Beijing and Shanghai, is a vast rural hinterland, where life goes on much... (read more)

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The Last Song
The Last Song
by Nicholas Sparks
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Seventeen-year-old Veronica Miller remains angry and alienated from her parents, until her mother sends her to spend the summer with her estranged father. The film adaptation of this novel opens in theaters on April 2 and stars Miley Cyrus and Greg... (read more)

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Seating Arrangements (Vintage Contemporaries)
Seating Arrangements (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Maggie Shipstead
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Maggie Shipstead’s irresistible social satire, set on an exclusive New England island over a wedding weekend in June, provides a deliciously biting glimpse into the lives of the well-bred and ill-behaved. Winn Van Meter is heading for his family... (read more)

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Caribou Island (P.S.)
Caribou Island (P.S.)
by David Vann
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“Dazzling…. Vann knows the darkness but he writes from the compassionate light of art.  This is an essential book.”  —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain“... (read more)

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple
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Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best... (read more)

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A Home at the End of the World
A Home at the End of the World
by Michael Cunningham
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From Michael Cunningham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours, comes this widely praised novel of two boyhood friends: Jonathan, lonely, introspective, and unsure of himself; and Bobby, hip, dark, and inarticulate. In New York after college... (read more)

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