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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
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Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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A Road of Her Own
A Road of Her Own
by Marlene Blessing
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The expanse of the western landscape shines through in these twenty stories. This clear and crisp view refracted inside a woman's eye spills out to the page, opening the wide range of your happenstance heart.... (read more)

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How I Left the Great State of Tennessee and Went On to Better Things
How I Left the Great State of Tennessee and Went On to Better Things
by Joe Jackson
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From Appalachia to the Everglades, a humorous romp underlying history, perseverance, and sometimes enchantment of Southern alimentation.... (read more)

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Old School
Old School
by Tobias Wolff
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In this novel we see vulnerable and clumsy youth parallel to the polished and comfortable status which class and money provide. We meet determination, impersonation, and observation as the future opens and closes with perennial flair.... (read more)

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Brick Lane 1st Edition
Brick Lane 1st Edition
by Monica Ali
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A phenomenally original novel that entwines Bangladeshi traditional beginnings with a gradual transformation into modern, multicultural life in contemporary London. Ali's narrator, Nazneen, holds all of her experiences close at hand and maintains a... (read more)

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The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright
The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright
by Jean Nathan
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The fey daughter of a successful portrait artist and sister to a fishing lure inventor, Dare Wright conducted her life like an actress in an autobiographical production. Juxtaposed between innocence and erotica she created nineteen children's books, had... (read more)

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Heft on Wheels: A Field Guide to Doing a 180
Heft on Wheels: A Field Guide to Doing a 180
by Mike Magnuson
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Be fascinated with the cessation of bad habits. Revel in the sound of clicking gears and the whoosh of skinny tires on asphalt. This is a crash and burn, lose your mind with your fat, die or get fit way to becoming a bicycle geek.... (read more)

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The Half-Mammals of Dixie: Stories
The Half-Mammals of Dixie: Stories
by George Singleton
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In Forty Five, South Carolina, the stories are half-cocked but fully loaded. In my hometown there's a tombstone with the epitaph 'gone to be an angle.' Now I finally know what that means.... (read more)

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Harrison
Harrison
by Rolling Stone
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Over time Harrison revealed himself the deepest and most private Beatle. His death at 58 robbed the music world of a distinguished guitarist, whose singular influence was responsible for bringing Eastern religion and thought to a wider Western audience... (read more)

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Red Water
Red Water
by Judith Freeman
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This eerie historical novel provides an insightful glimpse into a brutal chapter of pioneer history told through three of the nineteen devoted wives of John D. Lee. Needing closure of the event that took place on September 11, 1857 — when Mormon... (read more)

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The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
by Amy Stewart
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A blind, lungless little plow that sifts our soil a teaspoon at a time is responsible for engineering our entire ecosystem. Amy Stewart has uncovered the earthworm's purposeful cycle into a delightful read that also serves as a reminder to savor our... (read more)

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Brick Lane
Brick Lane
by Monica Ali
Staff Pick
A phenomenally original novel that entwines Bangladeshi traditional beginnings with a gradual transformation into modern, multicultural life in contemporary London. Ali's narrator, Nazneen, holds all of her experiences close at hand and maintains a... (read more)

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Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain: Stories
Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain: Stories
by Lucia Perillo
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Perillo has already won (and broken) our hearts through her poetry, but now she takes it up a notch with an absolutely flawless book of short stories. This gathering is raw, every entry reflecting pieces of life we can relate to. Not since Donald Ray... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
Staff Pick
Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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I, the Divine
I, the Divine
by Rabih Alameddine
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