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Literature
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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (Vintage International)
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman (Vintage International)
by Haruki Murakami
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There are two kinds of people in this world: those who have never read Haruki Murakami and those who love his books with feverish devotion. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman is a career-spanning collection of short stories guaranteed to amuse, disturb... (read more)

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Photography
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Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Propos de Paris
Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Propos de Paris
by Henri Cartier Bresson
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"Photography is nothing, it's life that interests me".--Henri Cartier-Bresson. A PROPOS DE PARIS presents the renowned photographer's personal selection of more than 130 of his best photographs of Paris taken over 50 years. This is a unique gallery of... (read more)

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Children's
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Uglies
Uglies
by Scott Westerfeld
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Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that? Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you... (read more)

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Science Fiction and Fantasy
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
by Mark Twain
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When Connecticut mechanic and foreman Hank Morgan is knocked unconscious, he wakes not to the familiar scenes of nineteenth-century America but to the bewildering sights and sounds of sixth-century Camelot. Although confused at first and quickly... (read more)

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Religion Eastern
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Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Re-released on its tenth anniversary of publication, this book presents meditation as a natural activity that can be practiced anytime and anywhere, without props or trappings.... (read more)

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Popular Fiction
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In the Name of Honor
In the Name of Honor
by Richard North Patterson
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Anthony McCarran, one of the armys most distinguished generals, was devastated by the loss of his longtime friend Jack Gallagher, who was killed in Vietnam. For years, the McCarran and Gallagher families have remained close, watching a new generation of... (read more)

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Mystery
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Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)
Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries)
by Jacqueline Winspear
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In the third novel of this bestselling series, London investigator Maisie Dobbs faces grave danger as she returns to the site of her most painful World War I memories to resolve the mystery of a pilot's death.... (read more)

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Graphic Novels
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The Will Eisner Companion: The Pioneering Spirit of the Father of the Graphic Novel
The Will Eisner Companion: The Pioneering Spirit of the Father of the Graphic Novel
by N.C. Christopher Couch and Stephen Weiner
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Will Eisner's career spans the entire history of comic books — from his formative days in the 1930s through the 1940s, when he revolutionized narrative sequential art with his internationally famed series The Spirit, to the 1970s, when he created... (read more)

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Westerns
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Last of the Breed
Last of the Breed
by Louis Lamour
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After U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack is forced down in Russia and later escapes from a Soviet prison camp, he calls upon the skills of his Sioux Indian forebears to evade Alekhin, the Yakut native and legendary tracker, on his trail.... (read more)

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World History
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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
by Adam Hochschild
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In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber... (read more)

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Sports and Fitness
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The Hidden Language of Baseball: How Signs and Sign Stealing Have Influenced the Course of Our National Pastime
The Hidden Language of Baseball: How Signs and Sign Stealing Have Influenced the Course of Our National Pastime
by Paul Dickson
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Baseball is set apart from other sports by many things, but few are more distinctive than the intricate systems of coded language that govern action on the field and give baseball its unique appeal. During a nine-inning game, more than 1,000 silent... (read more)

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Foreign Languages
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Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde: The Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais (Talk Dirty)
Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde: The Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais (Talk Dirty)
by Emmanuel Tichelli and Alexis Munier
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Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence employing the word, the expression's... (read more)

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Humor
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All My Friends Are Dead
All My Friends Are Dead
by Avery Monsen and Jory John
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If you're a dinosaur, all of your friends are dead. If you're a pirate, all of your friends have scurvy. If you're a tree, all of your friends are end tables. Each page of this laugh-out-loud illustrated humor book showcases the downside of being... (read more)

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