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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window Into Human Nature

Steven Pinker

“Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings to that simple formula is what makes this book such a gem.” —Time   Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being... (read more)

World Book Night 2014
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Joseph Heller

Fifty years after its original publication, Catch-22 remains a cornerstone of American literature and one of the funniest — and most celebrated — books of all time. In recent years it has been named to “best novels” lists by Time,... (read more)

Portland Bridges
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Bridges of Portland (Images of America)

Ray Bottenberg

In the 1920s and 1930s, Oregon's legendary bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough designed a first-rate collection of aesthetic bridges on the Oregon Coast Highway to enhance an already dramatic and beautiful landscape. The six largest of these, at Gold... (read more)

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Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

Nick Offerman

Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in his first book. Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman — who better to deliver this tutelage than the... (read more)

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2012
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The Lighthouse

Alison Moore

The Lighthouse begins on a North Sea ferry, on whose blustery outer deck stands Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. Spending his first night in Hellhaus at a small, family-run hotel, he... (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)

Award Winners
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The White Tiger

Aravind Adiga

A remarkable first novel, ingeniously written in the form of a letter to the Chinese premier soon to visit India, Adiga's dark yet witty debut brings to Western readers the tense drama of a developing country and a character caught up in corruption and... (read more)

50 Favorite Games
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Settlers of Catan Travel Edition

Mayfair Games

Now the renowned, best-selling Game of Year comes in a very cool, compact, portable edition! A solid, beautifully designed plastic game board, drop-in tiles, and plug-in roads and settlements enable you to enjoy The Settlers of Catan almost anytime or... (read more)

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