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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami is generally considered the greatest Japanese writer of his generation, but at times he seems more in tune with the culture of the West than of his native country. Throughout his work, the food, music, movies, and literature... (read more)

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present (P.S.)
by Howard Zinn
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“Its a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and... (read more)

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1)
by Douglas Adams
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Just before the Earth is demolished, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect.... (read more)

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The Flamethrowers
The Flamethrowers
by Rachel Kushner
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Land art, motorcycles, and '70s revolutionaries meld together brilliantly in The Flamethrowers. In prose both provocative and menacing, Kushner explores this unusual territory through the eyes of her intrepid female protagonist, Reno, and constructs an... (read more)

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Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
by Nancy Horan
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This engaging tale of historical fiction indulges the reader with a telling portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson and his fiercely independent wife, Fanny. Fans of Stevenson will especially enjoy this glimpse into the couple's exciting yet turbulent life as... (read more)

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
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As we become more technologically advanced as a society, challenges such as job loss and failing industries are inevitable. In The Second Machine Age, a compelling case is made for shifting our policies toward preparing for technological progress and... (read more)

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Salinger
Salinger
by David Shields and Shane Salerno
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Culled from over 200 interviews with friends and associates, this extensive oral biography pieces together the mystery of Salinger's disappearance from the public eye. Including previously unpublished photos and letters, the authors present Salinger not... (read more)

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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information
The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information
by The Onion
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Did you know Arby's was once a "legendary Paris restaurant"? Or "electrolyte" is the "clinical name for Yellow No. 2 food coloring"? Learn these fascinating "facts" and more from The Onion Book of Known Knowledge — this is wisdom that can only come... (read more)

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Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi
Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi
by Yotam Ottolenghi
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