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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon
Staff Pick
An autistic math genius sets out to solve the murder-by-pitchfork of a neighbor's dog. The narrator's autism gives a terrific, interesting depth to his voice. Incredibly well done, Mark Haddon's debut novel is sweet, original, and moving.... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things... (read more)

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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
by Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher Comments
A surprising look at the hidden power of sound, revealing how people and brands can use it to inspire and persuade and#8212; or annoy From horror movie scores to national anthems to the crunchy sound of potato chips, sound and music greatly impact how we... (read more)

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
Synopsis
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who — from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister — dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may... (read more)

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Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
by Jane Leavy
Staff Pick
"Koufax spans two distinct eras in baseball and in America," Jane Leavy notes. "In virtually ever way that matters, ethnically and economically, medically and journalistically, he offers a way to measure where we've been, what we've come to, what we've... (read more)

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Perennial Classics)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Perennial Classics)
by Milan Kundera
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
by Salman Rushdie
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Discover Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie’s classic fantasy novel. Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits... (read more)

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Anil's Ghost
Anil's Ghost
by Michael Ondaatje
Review
“Gorgeously exotic…. As he did in The English Patient, Mr. Ondaatje is able to commingle anguish and seductiveness in fierce, unexpected ways.”-The New York... (read more)

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Atonement
Atonement
by Ian McEwan
Review
“A beautiful and majestic fictional panorama.” —John Updike, The New Yorker “Flat-out brilliant. . . . Lush, detailed, vibrantly colored and intense.” —San Francisco Chronicle “A tour de force. . . . Every bit as... (read more)

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March: A Novel
March: A Novel
by Geraldine Brooks
Staff Pick
In her follow-up to Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks has taken historical fiction to another dimension altogether. Using America's Civil War as her frame, she plants a famous (but deeply mysterious) literary figure at its center: Mr. March, the absent... (read more)

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Franny and Zooey
Franny and Zooey
by J D Salinger
Staff Pick
I named my yellow Lab "Zooey" and believe me, I don't make those kinds of decisions hastily. It was either Zooey or Pooh, and, well, I wondered what kind of looks I might get from strangers, shouting "Pooh!" at my dog in the park. Would people know that... (read more)

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Without Feathers
Without Feathers
by Woody Allen
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High Fidelity
High Fidelity
by Nick Hornby
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Now a major motion picture from Touchstone Pictures. Rob is a pop music junkie who runs his own semi-failing record store. His girlfriend, Laura, has just left him for the guy upstairs, and Rob is both miserable and relieved. After all, could he have... (read more)

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The Last American Man
The Last American Man
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Elizabeth Gilbert first met Eustace Conway in New York City, on the sidewalk in front of her apartment. He'd traveled from North Carolina, dressed in handmade buckskin clothing and "carrying an impressive knife on his belt." Gilbert, a regular... (read more)

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Empire Falls
Empire Falls
by Richard Russo
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Wild Life
Wild Life
by Molly Gloss
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At the turn of the century, in the primeval forest of the Pacific Northwest, a fiery feminist becomes lost. Struggling to survive, night after terrifying night, she is finally rescued by... Bigfoot!? Huh? No, really — this incredible story works. Gloss... (read more)

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Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
About the Author
Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also... (read more)

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Underworld
Underworld
by Don DeLillo
Staff Pick
DeLillo's eleventh novel is a masterwork of language, character, vision, and story. Rarely does a book of this proportion succeed completely on every level, but from the cinematic opening in Ebbets Field on the afternoon of Bobby Thomson's legendary... (read more)

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New Spanish Table
New Spanish Table
by Anya Von Bremzen
Staff Pick
Last Saturday, Mindy hosted a dinner party. Every recipe was lifted directly from The New Spanish Table. For three hours, we washed down mouth-watering small plates with Spanish wine (each guest brought a bottle). Goat Cheese-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers got... (read more)

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Prayer for Owen Meany
Prayer for Owen Meany
by John Irving
Staff Pick
On one list are the books you like to recommend. You want to turn on someone to your favorite unknown author or introduce them to the season's latest, greatest novel. If you've read widely enough over the years, you'll match reader to occasion. The list... (read more)

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