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Up in the Old Hotel: and Other Stories
Up in the Old Hotel: and Other Stories
by Joseph Mitchell
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Joseph Mitchell wrote these stories and more for the New Yorker. Technically, they are nonfiction pieces — Mitchell's books are shelved mostly in literature and journalism. But his prose reads like some of the finest fiction the magazine's published.... (read more)

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
by John Steinbeck
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Knowing he was dying, John Steinbeck customized a camper-truck and dubbed it Rocinante after Don Quixote's horse. With his dog Charley (Steinbeck's own Sancho Panza) riding along, the melancholic writer circumnavigates the country. This travelogue... (read more)

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Library of America #170: John Steinbeck: Travels with Charley and Later Novels
Library of America #170: John Steinbeck: Travels with Charley and Later Novels
by John Steinbeck
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Knowing he was dying, John Steinbeck customized a camper-truck and dubbed it Rocinante after Don Quixote's horse. With his dog Charley (Steinbeck's own Sancho Panza) riding along, the melancholic writer circumnavigates the country. This travelogue... (read more)

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Remainder (Vintage Originals)
Remainder (Vintage Originals)
by Tom McCarthy
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Would you trade memories for money? What if you didn't have a choice? If you didn't remember what caused your memory loss, how would you spend the settlement that resulted? In Tom McCarthy's Remainder, the unnamed man chooses to recapture imagined... (read more)

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Lush Life
Lush Life
by Richard Price
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It's a given that fans of Price's earlier novels will rush to read Lush Life. In addition, fans of the HBO series The Wire — or anyone who enjoys a gripping read, period — won't want to miss this fantastic novel, which peels back the shiny surface of... (read more)

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Travels With Charley : in Search of America (97 Edition)
Travels With Charley : in Search of America (97 Edition)
by John Steinbeck
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Knowing he was dying, John Steinbeck customized a camper-truck and dubbed it Rocinante after Don Quixote's horse. With his dog Charley (Steinbeck's own Sancho Panza) riding along, the melancholic writer circumnavigates the country. This travelogue... (read more)

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Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Raymond Carver
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This wonderful collection of Carver's starts out with a bang: a personal essay that explains so much about man. Fantastic poems and a few classic short stories make Fires a great book to take to the bar.... (read more)

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
by Xiaolu Guo
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The voice in this melancholy novel is that of an honest Chinese girl who is trying to learn English and who happens to be seeking the meaning of love. Written from the first-person perspective in an English-as-her-second-language vernacular, A Concise... (read more)

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The Joke
The Joke
by Milan Kundera
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Whether or not Milan Kundera squealed on anyone during the communist rule of his home country of Czechoslovakia is beside the point: the man was and is a good writer. Though this tale is often overlooked when one considers Kundera's more famous work, The... (read more)

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers. Xiaolu Guo
by Xiaolu Guo
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Language and love collide in this inventive novel of a young Chinese woman's journey to the West and her attempts to understand the language, and the man, she adores.Zhuang - or Z, to tongue-tied foreigners - has come to London to study English, but... (read more)

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Vacation
Vacation
by Deb Olin Unferth
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On this magical mystery tour, curious characters find out more about each other than they want to know. Bizarre but believable scenes send readers into cracks or entire bodies of water. Daring prose tweaks new narrative understanding in Unferth's debut... (read more)

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Dear American Airlines: A Novel
Dear American Airlines: A Novel
by Jonathan Miles
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Creatively constructed, this novel-in-a-letter has more to do with the main character's complaints about his own life than his missed flight. Dear American Airlines, the first novel by the New York Times cocktail columnist Jonathan Miles was surely... (read more)

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Dear American Airlines
Dear American Airlines
by Jonathan Miles
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Creatively constructed, this novel-in-a-letter has more to do with the main character's complaints about his own life than his missed flight. Dear American Airlines, the first novel by the New York Times cocktail columnist Jonathan Miles was surely... (read more)

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