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The Art of the Map: An Illustrated History of Map Elements and Embellishments

Dennis Reinhartz

From the crude maps of ancient Babylon to the satellite-fueled precision of Google Maps, cartography has been both a record of dreams and of discoveries. Maps have played midwife to empires, helped win wars, and encouraged humanity to venture beyond... (read more)

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Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human

Jesse Bering

Why do testicles hang the way they do? Is there an adaptive function to the female orgasm? What does it feel like to want to kill yourself? Does “free will” really exist? And why is the penis shaped like that anyway?     ... (read more)

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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Three Stories (Signet Classics)

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s infamous wit, taste for scandal, and gift for revealing the hypocrisies of fashionable society are on display here in this collection of his finest plays. A genius both of and ahead of his time, he built his craft on the eternal... (read more)

Award Winners
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The Sisters Brothers

Patrick deWitt

This entertaining and heartbreaking story is told by a fabulous narrator, Eli Sisters. Eli and his brother Charlie are hired killers in late 19th-century Oregon and California, and this is the tale of their final job.... (read more)

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The Good Earth: Oprah Book Club #6

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck's epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a China that was -- now in a Contemporary Classics edition. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of... (read more)

Portland Bridges
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The Portland Bridge Book

Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman

The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon. This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)

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Lucille Turner

LUCILLE TURNER was born in Bournemouth in 1964 to a French mother and English father. Having worked as a translator and journalist for a number of years, she now teaches Literature and Communication at Sophia Antipolis University in France.... (read more)

Book Club Tested
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Orphan Train: Novel

Christina Baker Kline

Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and... (read more)

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