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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
by Mary Roach
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Following her usual template, Mary Roach finds a subject in the scientific community that is equal parts fascinating and scandalous, and writes an extensively researched and thoroughly amusing book about it. Beyond the initial titillation stemming from a... (read more)

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The Whole World Over
The Whole World Over
by Julia Glass
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The author of Three Junes produces another winner. Perfect for your next book club pick, The Whole World Over is filled with everything that makes a great novel: well-crafted characters and a compelling plot. The thinking woman's beach read this summer.... (read more)

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People of the Book: A Novel
People of the Book: A Novel
by Geraldine Brooks
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Give me a mystery (one that is structured around an antiquarian book, no less!), a historical setting, and an exquisite writer like Geraldine Brooks, and I am suddenly avoiding daily rituals like sleep and food. Nothing could deter me from turning the... (read more)

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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
by Mary Roach
Staff Pick
Following her usual template, Mary Roach finds a subject in the scientific community that is equal parts fascinating and scandalous, and writes an extensively researched and thoroughly amusing book about it. Beyond the initial titillation stemming from a... (read more)

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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages
Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages
by Katie Roiphe
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Reminiscent of Composing a Life, Mary Catherine Bateson's famous study of women's lives, Katie Roiphe's Uncommon Arrangements gives us a compelling sociological look at the inner workings of marriage. Culled from the histories of seven marriages from the... (read more)

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Digging to America
Digging to America
by Anne Tyler
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Anne Tyler put her skilled pen to paper and wrote a powerful novel of America's melting pot. Brought together by international adoptions, two family's lives intertwine and illuminate America's cultural spectrum and all its universalities of human nature.... (read more)

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Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
by Amy Stewart
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The magic of a great writer is that she can elevate any topic to fascinating status. In Flower Confidential, Amy Stewart uses equal parts journalism and florid writing to illuminate the machinal underpinnings of the flower industry. From the grail-like... (read more)

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Digging to America: A Novel
Digging to America: A Novel
by Anne Tyler
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Anne Tyler put her skilled pen to paper and wrote a powerful novel of America's melting pot. Brought together by international adoptions, two family's lives intertwine and illuminate America's cultural spectrum and all its universalities of human nature.... (read more)

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A Great American Cook: Recipes from the Home Kitchen of One of Our Most Influential Chefs
A Great American Cook: Recipes from the Home Kitchen of One of Our Most Influential Chefs
by Jonathan Waxman
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Fresh ingredients prepared simply and with a lot of heart. That seems to sum up Jonathan Waxman's food philosophy. The rustic, homey recipes in A Great American Cook will inspire your creativity and your taste buds.... (read more)

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Gallop!: A Scanimation Picture Book
Gallop!: A Scanimation Picture Book
by Rufus Butler Seder
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A book that will charm and amuse any little one on your list. The horse really gallops; the chimp really swings from a tree — all through the magic of "scanimation."... (read more)

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Softies: Simple Instructions for 25 Plush Pals
Softies: Simple Instructions for 25 Plush Pals
by Therese Lasky
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Softies is the perfect gift for a crafty person! You can make a stuffed ice-cream cone or even a tea bag, and the pattern pieces are in an envelope in the back of the book.... (read more)

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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles 1910-1939
Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles 1910-1939
by Katie Roiphe
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Reminiscent of Composing a Life, Mary Catherine Bateson's famous study of women's lives, Katie Roiphe's Uncommon Arrangements gives us a compelling sociological look at the inner workings of marriage. Culled from the histories of seven marriages from the... (read more)

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The Lace Reader
The Lace Reader
by Brunonia Barry
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The Lace Reader is a wonderfully layered novel of gothic suspense set in Salem, Massachusetts. The women of the Whitney family are psychics who can see the future by concentrating on the patterns in handmade lace. Each chapter opens with a passage from... (read more)

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The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, Why the Poor Are Poor And Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!
The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, Why the Poor Are Poor And Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!
by Tim Harford
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Bookstores have been flooded with popular economics books since the publication of the wildly popular Freakonomics. Although The Undercover Economist was not the first to market, it should have been. Told in a genuinely engaging style, it puts the... (read more)

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Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56
Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56
by Rafe Esquith
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Few teachers get the recognition that Rafe Esquith has received during his extraordinary career, but in this case, it is so richly deserved. In a recent poll, over 60 percent of Americans said our country is headed in the "wrong direction." As I read... (read more)

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A la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers
A la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers
by Hillary Carlip
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Hillary Carlip takes her collection of abandoned grocery lists and personifies their authors as she imagines them. Complete with hilarious photographs (reminiscent of Cindy Sherman) and profiles of each shopper, A la Cart cracked me up like that one egg... (read more)

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Let's Go Roadtripping USA on a Budget: The Complete Coast-To-Coast Guide to America (Let's Go: Roadtripping USA)
Let's Go Roadtripping USA on a Budget: The Complete Coast-To-Coast Guide to America (Let's Go: Roadtripping USA)
by Let's Go
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All you need is the urge, a car, and a little bit of planning. Let's Go travel guides are lighthearted, budget conscious, and downright informational. As spring begins to morph into summer, let's all hop in the car and drive!... (read more)

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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
by Mary Roach
Staff Pick
Following her usual template, Mary Roach finds a subject in the scientific community that is equal parts fascinating and scandalous, and writes an extensively researched and thoroughly amusing book about it. Beyond the initial titillation stemming from a... (read more)

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