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Zeitoun (Vintage)
Zeitoun (Vintage)
by Dave Eggers
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National Bestseller  A New York Times Notable Book An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year A Kansas City... (read more)

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Weird City: Sense of Place and Creative Resistance in Austin, Texas
Weird City: Sense of Place and Creative Resistance in Austin, Texas
by Joshua Long
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Austin, Texas, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, is experiencing one of the most dynamic periods in its history. Wedged between homogenizing growth and a long tradition of rebellious nonconformity, many Austinites feel that they are in the... (read more)

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco
Staff Pick
Chris Hedges's writing and reportage is consistently trenchant and unequivocal, notable for its discerning examinations and penetrating insights. Joe Sacco's award-winning work as a cartoonist is as distinctive as it is compassionate. Combining the... (read more)

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
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There is nothing on this planet that Bryson cannot make fascinating. In his hands, exploring the minutiae of his house becomes an adventure. (Granted, his house is a Victorian vicarage in Norfolk, England.) At Home is a joyful, chatty dip into the... (read more)

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Into the Wild
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
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In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his... (read more)

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Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G Burrows
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To European explorers, it was Eden, a paradise of waist-high grasses, towering stands of walnut, maple, chestnut, and oak, and forests that teemed with bears, wolves, raccoons, beavers, otters, and foxes. Today, it is the site of Broadway and Wall Street,... (read more)

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Made in America
Made in America
by Bill Bryson
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The first of two Bill Bryson titles that have reverted to Transworld following the Doubleday publication of his latest title, "A Walk In The Woods. Made In America" takes a look at American culture and history. "A tremendously sassy work, full of zip... (read more)

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Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace
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To European explorers, it was Eden, a paradise of waist-high grasses, towering stands of walnut, maple, chestnut, and oak, and forests that teemed with bears, wolves, raccoons, beavers, otters, and foxes. Today, it is the site of Broadway and Wall Street,... (read more)

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Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey
Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey
by William L Heat Moon
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About a quarter century ago, a largely unknown wanderer named William Least Heat-Moon wrote a book called Blue Highways. It was a travel book like no other, a book that revealed its author to be a chronicler of rare linguitic genius and empathy, a... (read more)

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Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-Up World, One Long Journey Home
Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-Up World, One Long Journey Home
by Leigh Newman
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Part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming, Still Points North is a page-turning memoir that explores the extremes of belonging and exile, and the difference between how to survive and knowing how to truly live. Growing up in the wilds of... (read more)

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Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
by William Least Heat-Moon
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New York Times Bestseller. "Better than Kerouac."--Chicago Sun-Times William Least Heat-Moon's journey into America began with little more than the need to put home behind him. At a turning point in his life, he packed up a van he called Ghost Dancing... (read more)

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The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Mayflower, has written a gripping history of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Cinematic in scope and deft in characterization, The Last Stand captures a defining moment in our nation's past. It's history at its finest.... (read more)

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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
by George Howe Colt
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In this intimate and poignant history of a sprawling century-old summer house on Cape Cod, George Howe Colt reveals not just one family's fascinating story but a vanishing way of life. Faced with the sale of the treasured house where he had spent forty... (read more)

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Firefighters: Their Lives in Their Own Words
Firefighters: Their Lives in Their Own Words
by Dennis Smith
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Now in paperback, bestselling author Smith gives readers a riveting chronicle of American heroism at its best. "Firefighters, " a powerful collection of stories as told by some of America's most decorated firefighters, is an unforgettable journey through... (read more)

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away
I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away
by Bill Bryson
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The master humorist and bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods now guides us on an affectionate, hysterically funny tour of America's most outrageous absurdities. After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the... (read more)

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Roadside History of Texas (Roadside History)
Roadside History of Texas (Roadside History)
by Leon C. Metz
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The "Roadside History" series charts a course to the present through carefully selected and thoroughly researched stories relating what we see today with what happened before. Through vivid anecdotes, old photographs, and maps, the "Roadside History... (read more)

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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
by Evan S Connell
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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S... (read more)

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The Ghost Orchid Ghost and Other Tales from the Swamp
The Ghost Orchid Ghost and Other Tales from the Swamp
by Doug Alderson
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Nothing like some good ghost stories on a cool Florida evening around a campfire (or at home in your favorite reading chair). And nothing like a swamp as a good, scary setting, especially Florida's famous ones--from the Everglades to Mosquito Lagoon... (read more)

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Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
by Richard Patterson
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Separating mythology from actual events in the life of Butch Cassidy has been made extremely difficult by the many stories told about him by family members, acquaintances, and writers after his presumed death in a Bolivian village. In an exhaustive... (read more)

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American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center
American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center
by William Langewiesche
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Selected as one of the best books of 2002 by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Sun-Times Within days after September 11, 2001, William Langewiesche had secured unique, unrestricted, round-the-clock... (read more)

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