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The Good Lord Bird

James McBride

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year “A magnificent new novel by the best-selling author James McBride.” –cover review of The New York Times Book... (read more)

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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Stephen Greenblatt

One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and... (read more)

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City

Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen

From the creators of the urban homestead blog HomeGrownEvolution.com comes this thorough and accessible manual to self-sufficient city living. Whatever your desired skill — beekeeping, dumpster diving, greywater, vermiculture, lacto-fermentation... (read more)

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Table in the Presence

Carey H Cash

On April 10th, 2003, the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, faced with the task of seizing the presidential palace in downtown Baghdad, ran headlong into what Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North called, the worst day of fighting for U.S. Marines. Hiding in... (read more)

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Bearing the Body

Ehud Havazelet

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year At the start of Bearing the Body, Nathan Mirsky learns that his older brother has died in San Francisco, apparently murdered after years of aimlessness. On the spur of the moment, Nathan leaves his job as a... (read more)

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Mrs. Kennedy and Me

Clint Hill

The #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling memoir by Clint Hill that andlt;iandgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/iandgt; called and#8220;clear and honest prose free from salaciousness and gossip,and#8221; Jackie Kennedyand#8217;s personal Secret... (read more)

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Evaluation for Civil Commitment (Guides to Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessme)

Debra Pinals

Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes... (read more)

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Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

Two lives are bridged — and nothing will be the same. Jess Aaron's greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the... (read more)

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