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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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Frog Music
Frog Music
by Emma Donoghue
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"Donoghue's first literary crime novel is a departure from her bestselling Room, but it's just as dark and just as gripping as the latter. Based on the circumstances surrounding the grizzly real-life murder of Jenny Bonnet, a law-flouting, pants-wearing... (read more)

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Hill William
Hill William
by Scott McClanahan
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"You can tell McClanahan feels something when he writes and when he lives. He wants you to feel something too." —The Huffington Post I walked up to the side of the mountain like I used to do when I was a little boy. I looked out over Rainelle and... (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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The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Sandra Cisneros
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Long Division
Long Division
by Kiese Laymon
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Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating, and wise. The book contains two interwoven... (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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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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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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Famous Writers I Have Known
Famous Writers I Have Known
by James Magnuson
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In this brilliant mix of literary satire and crime caper, Frankie Abandonato, a small-time con man on the run, finds refuge by posing as V. S. Mohle — a famously reclusive writer — and teaching in a prestigious writing program somewhere in... (read more)

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Fatale
Fatale
by Jean-Patrick Manchette
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A New York Review Books Original Whether you call her a cold-hearted grifter or the soul of modern capitalism, there's no question that Aimée is a killer and a more-than-professional one. Now she's set her eyes on a backwater burg, where, while... (read more)

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The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel
The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel
by Jasper Fforde
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The smashing seventh book in the New York Times–bestselling Thursday Next series With more than one million books in print worldwide, Jasper Fforde's beloved series charms a growing number of readers with each new adventure. In The Woman Who Died a... (read more)

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Open City
Open City
by Teju Cole
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A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss, dislocation, and surrender, Teju Cole’s Open City seethes with intelligence. It is a profound work by an important new author who has much to say about our country and our world. Along... (read more)

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Breaking Point (Joe Pickett Novels)
Breaking Point (Joe Pickett Novels)
by C. J. Box
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Joe Pickett always liked Butch Roberson—a hardworking local business-owner whose daughter is friends with his own. Little does he know that when Butch says he is heading into the mountains to scout elk, he is actually going on the run. Two EPA... (read more)

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Honor Thy Thug
Honor Thy Thug
by Wahida Clark
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Urban lit’s favorite ride or die couple, Trae and Tasha, are back as they fight to hold onto their volatile relationship which gets closer to exploding with each passing day. Their friends, Angel and Kaylin, are caught up in their own dra­ma... (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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The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel
The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel
by Jasper Fforde
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The newest tour de force starring Thursday Next in the New York Times bestselling series The Bookworld's leading enforcement officer, Thursday Next, has been forced into a semiretirement following an assassination attempt, returning home to Swindon... (read more)

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House Made of Dawn (P.S.)
House Made of Dawn (P.S.)
by N Scott Momaday
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The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land A young Native American, Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of... (read more)

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Fire in the Hole
Fire in the Hole
by Elmore Leonard
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In this superb short fiction collection, Elmore Leonard, “the greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever” (New York Times Book Review), once again illustrates how the line between the law and the lawbreakers is not as firm as we might... (read more)

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