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Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)
Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)
by Jess Walter
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Jess Walter gets nearer the Pulitzer with Beautiful Ruins. Chance meetings during the 1962 filming of Cleopatra in Italy set in motion events that spiral into the present day. Walter captures perfectly how the best part of life is that it doesn't turn... (read more)

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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
by Mo Willems
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Cleverly expressive cartoons and photographic backdrops epitomize the hilarity and drama of young Trixie's lost-bunny crisis. Laugh-out-loud funny! Willems is a picture book genius.... (read more)

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Beautiful Ruins
Beautiful Ruins
by Jess Walter
Staff Pick
Jess Walter gets nearer the Pulitzer with Beautiful Ruins. Chance meetings during the 1962 filming of Cleopatra in Italy set in motion events that spiral into the present day. Walter captures perfectly how the best part of life is that it doesn't turn... (read more)

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Junkyard Dogs (Walt Longmire Mysteries)
Junkyard Dogs (Walt Longmire Mysteries)
by Craig Johnson
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Gripping, gritty, and hilarious, Junkyard Dogs is the sixth in the Walt Longmire series, but you can dive in and thoroughly enjoy it without reading the previous books. Though once you've read one Craig Johnson novel, you'll feel the need to read all of... (read more)

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Classic Collectible Pop-Up
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Classic Collectible Pop-Up
by Lewis Carroll and Robert Sabuda
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"Robert Sabuda's most recent popup book is as spectacular as his last one (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Popup) — a feat I didn't think possible. His three-dimensional version of Alice is so magical that it induces a sense of wonder that's rarely... (read more)

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The Best Recipes in the World: More Than 1,000 International Dishes to Cook at Home
The Best Recipes in the World: More Than 1,000 International Dishes to Cook at Home
by Mark Bittman
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A must have for every home cook, Mark Bittman's fantastic anthology of world cuisine is a formidable collection of recipes on a broad range of cultures and cooking.... (read more)

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Pickles, Pigs and Whiskey: Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups (and Then Some)
Pickles, Pigs and Whiskey: Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups (and Then Some)
by John Currence
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I collect Southern cookbooks, and this is my new favorite. Currence, like all good Southerners, knows how to tell an entertaining tale that will make you want to pour a drink and pull out a cast-iron skillet to dive into his amazing recipes. He also... (read more)

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The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life
The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life
by Tom Reiss
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Islamic prince, Hollywood intimate, Mussolini's biographer, Jewish tycoon's son, international bestselling author (Goebbels was a big fan), chummy with the Nabakovs and Pasternaks: Lev Nussimbaum (aka Kurban Said, aka Essad Bey) was all these things... (read more)

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Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville and Sam Ita
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Ita's portrayal of Moby-Dick through a combination of the graphic novel and pop-up formats is phenomenal; it breathes new and exciting life into a classic. A ship so real you feel like you could step right onto it, Captain Ahab and the whale, and a man... (read more)

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The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
by Karen Armstrong
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Part of the Books that Changed the World series, this is a great overview of the history, writing, and translations of the Bible. Armstrong never fails to entertain and impress.... (read more)

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March
March
by Geraldine Brooks
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In her follow-up to Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks has taken historical fiction to another dimension altogether. Using America's Civil War as her frame, she plants a famous (but deeply mysterious) literary figure at its center: Mr. March, the absent... (read more)

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The Gift of Southern Cooking
The Gift of Southern Cooking
by Edna Lewis
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Of the 400-plus cookbooks I have, this is hands-down my all-time favorite. Everything I've ever made from it has been amazingly yummy. I've had multiple people say the apple cake with caramel glaze is the best cake they've ever had, the fried chicken... (read more)

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Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home (Barefoot Contessa)
Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home (Barefoot Contessa)
by Ina Garten
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I love all of Ina Garten's cookbooks but this one changed my holiday life this year. Hollandaise over asparagus is a family Thanksgiving must and for years I've made it just like my mother did — copper bottomed pan, wooden spoon, and what seemed like... (read more)

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American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic
American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic
by Joseph J. Ellis
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A riveting account of how the founding fathers created a new nation, examining their successes and failures for a fuller understanding of how our country became what it is today.... (read more)

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Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
by David Hajdu
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This is a biography of the brilliant jazz composer and collaborator with Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, who created such classics as Lush Life and Take the A Train, as well as Boo Dah, a piece impossible to sit still to. Strayhorn's life was a... (read more)

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Native Tongue
Native Tongue
by Carl Hiaasen
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Hiaasen makes the top of my list for his bitingly funny writing. As a former Floridian who fled the land of greedy land developers and Yankees who dress in pink and green plaid, his story especially rings true to me.... (read more)

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Nobody's Fool
Nobody's Fool
by Richard Russo
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Russo is wickedly funny. Between this book and Straight Man, Russo has become one of my favorite writers. In Nobody's Fool he creates a world I didn't want to leave — even though it takes place in a town that's dying, and is filled with a host of... (read more)

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The Golden Compass: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition (His Dark Materials #01)
The Golden Compass: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition (His Dark Materials #01)
by Philip Pullman
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A gorgeous new edition of a gripping book that's officially for children but adored by adult readers as well. New "document" additions to this edition include letters from Lord Asriel.... (read more)

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Finding George Orwell in Burma
Finding George Orwell in Burma
by Emma Larkin
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While tracing Orwell's early career in Burma and its impact on his writing, Larkin provides a harrowing glimpse into how current day Burma hauntingly mirrors the worlds Orwell wrote about in 1984 and Animal Farm.... (read more)

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Bible (07 Edition)
Bible (07 Edition)
by Karen Armstrong
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Part of the Books that Changed the World series, this is a great overview of the history, writing, and translations of the Bible. Armstrong never fails to entertain and impress.... (read more)

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