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Tim Flach

Award-winning photographer Tim Flach has spent years inquiring into the essential bond we have with animals. Now he presents the culmination of a career-long endeavor, an extraordinary body of work in which each image is more striking and powerful than... (read more)

Black in America
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Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker

Patricia Hruby Powell

In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of... (read more)

History and Social Science
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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

James Mcbride

The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, 2013 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for... (read more)

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2012
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Will Self

Radical and uncompromising, Umbrella is a tour de force from one of England's most acclaimed contemporary writers, and Self 's most ambitious novel to date. It is 1971, and Zachary Busner is a maverick psychiatrist who has just begun working at a... (read more)

New Yorker 20 under 40
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Then We Came to the End: A Novel

Joshua Ferris

Then We Came to the End tells the story of an ad agency in decline, circa 2001. "We had a toy client, a car client, a long-distance carrier and a pet store," readers are told. We. Ferris uses the first person plural to present the agency's collective... (read more)

Man Booker Prize Winners
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The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for this lyrical little tome, and, in spite of the controversy surrounding the prize and the 2011 shortlist, I believe he deserved the award. It's the kind of book that one races through, stopping every now and then... (read more)

Morning News Tournament
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The Last Brother (Lannan Translation Selection)

Nathacha Appanah

There's something so unique about books that have been translated; the language feels different somehow — quieter, brighter, more lush — and here the translation is carried out elegantly. The Last Brother tells the story of Raj, a nine-year... (read more)

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Penguins Hate Stuff

Greg Stones

Penguins hate zombies. They also hate serpents, bad haircuts, sock monkeys, leprechauns, Halloween, oil rigs, vampire penguins, and mermaids. They really hate clowns, but they really like capes, balloons, and free vacations. This quirky collection... (read more)

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