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Desert Solitaire
Desert Solitaire
by Edward Abbey
Staff Pick
This memoir by Edward Abbey recounts his years as a park ranger working at Arches National Park in Utah. Abbey's keen eye and sharp writing clearly impart the beauty of the desert and the importance of preserving our limited natural resources. His... (read more)

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Catch-22
Catch-22
by Joseph Heller
Staff Pick
If your only experience with Catch-22 was reading it for a class in high school — or if you haven't even read it at all — you owe it to yourself to revisit this book. It's a comic masterpiece, yes, but more than that: Catch-22 is a blast of anarchic... (read more)

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For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
by Ernest Hemingway
About the Author
Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of andlt;Iandgt;The Sun Also Risesandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;A Farewell to Armsandlt;/Iandgt; immediately established him as one of the... (read more)

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Heart of a Dog
Heart of a Dog
by Mikhail Bulgakov
Staff Pick
An amusing story about a stray dog who is surgically transported into the body of a criminal and later becomes the director of the animal control department that is responsible for ridding the city of cats. His animal tendencies and criminal antics cause... (read more)

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Banvard's Folly: Thirteen Tales of People Who Didn't Change the World
Banvard's Folly: Thirteen Tales of People Who Didn't Change the World
by Paul Collins
Publisher Comments
The historical record crowns success. Those enshrined in its annals are men and women whose ideas, accomplishments, or personalities have dominated, endured, and most important of all, found champions. John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage, Giorgio... (read more)

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The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov
Staff Pick
"Manuscripts don't burn" — that's what the man said. It's impossible to destroy the last thing that one has loved, as memory trumps death. This holds true for Mikhail Bulgakov's novel The Master and Margarita: he burned his own copy down to nothing,... (read more)

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East of Eden: John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902-2002)
East of Eden: John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902-2002)
by John Steinbeck
Staff Pick
I was once told a good novel will set its tenor by the end of its first page, so lately I've been skimming the first page of prospective reads to test this theory. When I did this with Steinbeck's East of Eden, I couldn't stop; the assault of great... (read more)

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On the Day You Were Born: A Photo Journal
On the Day You Were Born: A Photo Journal
by Debra Frasier
Staff Pick
Take this classic novel and add your own personal touch. This journal reads more like a great picture book than a traditional journal; the timeless text is still there, but the book now has room for photos of your own family and details of your child's... (read more)

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The Girlfriends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood
The Girlfriends' Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood
by Vicki Iovine
Staff Pick
Tired of all the parenting books with simplistic solutions and misleading information about how demanding the first year really is? Then this book is for you. The author is not a doctor or an expert — instead, she writes from her own experience as a... (read more)

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Ficciones
Ficciones
by Jorge Luis Borges
Review
"One of the finest, subtlest, and least appreciated of comedians...[Borges is] a central fact of Western culture." The Washington Post Book... (read more)

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Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens
Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens
by Philip Swindells
Staff Pick
Part of the Quick and Easy series, Container Water Gardens is full of photographs and illustrations that take you through every step of the gardening process. Numerous design choices are offered and each includes a list of all the supplies needed to... (read more)

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Mollie Katzen's Sunlight Cafe (Mollie Katzen's Classic Cooking)
Mollie Katzen's Sunlight Cafe (Mollie Katzen's Classic Cooking)
by Mollie Katzen
Publisher Comments
Warren Brown spreads his CakeLove magic on Americaand#8217;s favorite courseand#8212;breakfast! In CakeLove in the Morning, Warren covers everything: pancakes and French toast, frittatas and omelets, quick breads and cereals, bacon and biscuits. He adds... (read more)

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Flavor
Flavor
by Rocco Dispirito
Staff Pick
Dispirito has put together a cookbook that is much better than the typical celebrity fare. He focuses on the four classic tastes: sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Each recipe includes essential information such as total cooking time, active cooking time... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
by J K Rowling
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Vietnamese translation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.... (read more)

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Green Architecture
Green Architecture
by James Wines
Staff Pick
This sturdy little book from Taschen provides an exciting visual portrait of some of the great examples of contemporary ecological architecture, as well as the history behind the trend towards "green" design. Wines compares and contrasts these modern... (read more)

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Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence
Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence
by Peter T Nesbett
Book News Annotation
Lawrence (1917-2000) grew up in Harlem, then worked and studied in many parts of the country and in New York until 1971, when he joined the faculty of the U. of Washington in Seattle. Editors Nesbett and DuBois, both of the Jacob Lawrence Catalogue... (read more)

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Brunelleschi's Dome
Brunelleschi's Dome
by Ross King
Staff Pick
It took decades of dedication from Brunelleschi and the entire Florentine community to create one of the most studied and beautiful structures in the world. In a steadily engaging and accessible manner, Ross King brings to life the challenges and... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
Staff Pick
Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Western Region
Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Western Region
by Donald Stokes
Staff Pick
Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds is by far the best bird guide on the market. It is straightforwardly organized by plumage color with color tab indexes for quickly finding the bird at your feeder. The large-full color photographs of the male and female... (read more)

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An Army at Dawn
An Army at Dawn
by Rick Atkinson
Staff Pick
An Army at Dawn is a superbly written book on the Northern African campaign of World War II. This is a wonderful history of some of the first campaigns of the war; Atkinson maintains a balanced focus on everyone involved, from the generals down to the... (read more)

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