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Portland Bridges
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Bridging the World

Robert S. Cortright

A remarkable gallery of lavish photographs which elevate bridges from pieces of the roadway to pieces of art. With 306 colorful pictures from 28 countries across 6 continents, Cortright awakens the eye and mind to the beauty of bridges. These are... (read more)

National Book Award Winners
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Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain is an extraordinary novel about a soldiers perilous journey back to his beloved at the end of the Civil War. At once a magnificent love story and a harrowing account of one mans long walk home, Cold Mountain introduces a stunning new talent... (read more)

Nobel Prize Winners
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Jose Saramago

In Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman. She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation. We return to... (read more)

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The Male Body: A New Look at Men in Public and in Private

Susan Bordo

An exciting new popular study of the male body--fresh, honest, and full of revelations In this surprising, candid cultural analysis, Susan Bordo begins with a frank, tender look at her own father's body and goes on to perceptively scrutinize the... (read more)

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Modernist Cuisine at Home

Nathan Myhrvold and Maxime Bilet

The culinary revolution that has transformed restaurant menus around the world is also making its way into home kitchens. The Cooking Lab, publisher of the encyclopedic six-volume set Modernist Cuisine, which immediately became the definitive reference... (read more)

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Go the F**k to Sleep

Adam Mansbach

Riotous and perfectly apt, Go the F**k to Sleep is destined to become the rallying cry for parents across the nation. We nod. We guffaw. We stream tears of glee as we pump fists in the air, whisper-shouting, "Yes — been there!" This book speaks the... (read more)

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Autobiography of My Mother

Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid's novel is the haunting, deeply charged story of a woman's life on the island of Dominica. Xuela Claudette Richardson, daughter of a Carib mother and a half-Scottish, half-African father, grows up in a harsh, loveless world after her... (read more)

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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir

Ellen Forney

In Marbles, Ellen Forney explores the relationship between mental illness and creativity. A working cartoonist in Seattle, she is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and must decide whether to accept treatment (and risk sacrificing her art) or continue self... (read more)

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