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Beautiful You
Beautiful You
by Chuck Palahniuk
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"The author of Fight Club offers barbed social satire that turns Aristophanes’ Lysistrata sideways; giving readers something to talk about." Library... (read more)

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The Good Lord Bird
The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride
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Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year “A magnificent new novel by the best-selling author James McBride.” –cover review of The New York Times Book... (read more)

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A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki
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A brilliant, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki. “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo, sixteen-year-... (read more)

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A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki
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A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki — shortlisted for the Booker Prize. “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo,... (read more)

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The Good Lord Bird
The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride
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From the bestselling author of The Color of Water and Song Yet Sung comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade — and who must pass as a girl to survive. Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in... (read more)

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Zone One
Zone One
by Colson Whitehead
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In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Now the plague is receding, and Americans are... (read more)

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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
by Jeannette Walls
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Lily Casey Smith is a woman who won't take no for an answer if there's any way around it. She embarks on journeys and has experiences that only someone with iron-willed character could survive: As a child, she gets her young siblings up a cottonwood tree... (read more)

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A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Ernest J Gaines
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Island of a Thousand Mirrors
Island of a Thousand Mirrors
by Nayomi Munaweera
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"A searing tale of the Sri Lankan civil war...Nayomi Munaweera breathes life into the beauty and terror of that era through her delicate, bittersweet prose. An unforgettable novel."—Yangsze Choo, author of The Ghost Bride, international... (read more)

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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
by Eduardo Galeano
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The great Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan writer and journalist, has spent some five decades in literary pursuit of restoring memory, veracity, and justice to their once-exalted heights. Resounding throughout his works are the amplified echoes of the... (read more)

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The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Sandra Cisneros
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
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The most talked about — and praised — first novel of 2007, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who, from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister,... (read more)

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Sweetness #9
Sweetness #9
by Stephan Eirik Clark
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"Funny and moving. After this, nothing will ever taste the same again."--T. C. Boyle It's 1973, and David Leveraux has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything... (read more)

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The Lowland
The Lowland
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a... (read more)

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China Dolls
China Dolls
by Lisa See
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The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and... (read more)

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Claire of the Sea Light (Vintage Contemporaries)
Claire of the Sea Light (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Edwidge Danticat
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A New York Times Book Review and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year, an NPR "Great Read," a Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book, and a Library Journal Top Book From the best-selling author of Brother, I’m Dying and The Dew... (read more)

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The Story of My Life (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Story of My Life (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Helen Keller
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When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller (1880-1968) suffered a severe illness that left her blind and deaf. Not long after, she also became mute. Her tenacious struggle to overcome these handicaps-with the help of her inspired teacher, Anne Sullivan-is... (read more)

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Doomed
Doomed
by Chuck Palahniuk
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november 1, 12:01 a.m. pst Life Begins at Preconception: A Prelude Posted by Hadesbrainiacleonard@aftrlife.hell  Good and evil have always existed. They always will. It’s only our stories about them that ever change. In the sixth century b.c.... (read more)

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The Emigrants
The Emigrants
by W. G. Sebald
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This unique book is a visionary rendering of documentary-quality clarity and fictional skill. The Emigrants is strangely haunting, and bewitchingly beautiful. As you turn the pages you'll find yourself losing any sense of what is real and what is... (read more)

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Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories: And Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories: And Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Sandra Cisneros
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A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.... (read more)

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