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Apricot Jam: And Other Stories

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

After years of living in exile, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returned to Russia in 1994 and published a series of eight powerfully paired stories. These groundbreaking stories— interconnected and juxtaposed using an experimental method Solzhenitsyn... (read more)

Cooking and Gardening
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Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind

Gene Logsdon

In his insightful new book, Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind, contrary farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure-our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society that not only throws... (read more)

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The Pushcart Prize XXXVII: Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses)

Bill Henderson

For well over three decades, the Pushcart Prize has presented a stunning annual celebration of stories, poems, essays and memoirs from our small presses. Once again this dynamic series proves that small is beautiful.These 60 brilliant selections, culled... (read more)

Foreign Language and Travel
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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

Nathaniel Philbrick

Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as ?spellbinding? by Time magazine. In Mayflower, Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and... (read more)

Staff Favorites
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This Is How You Lose Her

Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz’s first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with "the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet" (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was named... (read more)

Oregon Book Award Winners
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Barry Lopez

From the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams, a highly charged, stunningly original work of fiction-a passionate response to the changes shaping our country today. In nine fictional testimonies, men and women who have resisted the... (read more)

Spirituality and Wellness
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Japanese Farm Food

Nancy Singleton Hachisu

"Our life centers on the farm and the field. We eat what we grow." Nancy Singleton Hachisu Japanese Farm Food offers a unique window into life on a Japanese farm through the simple, clear-flavored recipes cooked from family crops and other... (read more)

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David Sedaris

Whether he is best known as a playwright, a radio personality, an essayist, or satirist, David Sedaris in Naked is screamingly funny. In the autobiographical essays that comprise Naked, Sedaris reveals his childhood compulsions (nervous... (read more)

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