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Pure Baseball
Pure Baseball
by Keith Hernandez and Mike Bryan
Publisher Comments
Former All Star Keith Hernandez teaches even the most learned fan a thing or two about baseball with his unparalleled insight into all aspects of the game, from the action in the bullpen to the positioning on the field to the plays at the plate. Praise... (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
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Whether you load your iPod with Bach or Bono, music has a significant role in your life—even if you never realized it. Why does music evoke such powerful moods? The answers are at last be- coming clear, thanks to revolutionary neuroscience and the... (read more)

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Without Feathers
Without Feathers
by Woody Allen
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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time. From THE WHORE OF MENSA, to GOD (A Play), to NO KADDISH FOR WEINSTEIN, old and new Woody Allen fans will laugh themselves... (read more)

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The Devil's Larder
The Devil's Larder
by Jim Crace
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A sumptuous, scintillating stew of sixty four short fictions about appetite, food, and the objects of our desire All great meals, it has been said, lead to discussions of either sex or death, and The Devil's Larder, in typical Cracean fashion, leads to... (read more)

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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 Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
by George Saunders
Staff Pick
TBaFRoP has garnered many a comparison to Animal Farm. Fair enough: they're both novella-length, political fables written by men named George. But Saunders is so much funnier — and more playful. If you haven't read his work, here's a perfect place to... (read more)

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Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
by Anthony Swofford
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War is one of the few great literary topics. Since Homer immortalized the Trojan War 3,000 years ago, legions of writers have been glorifying, lamenting, dissecting, and parodying the soldier's life. So, can the world really bear yet another... (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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The Almost Moon: A Novel
The Almost Moon: A Novel
by Alice Sebold
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When all is said and done, killing my mother came easily. So begins The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold's astonishing, brilliant, and daring new novel. A woman steps over the line into the unthinkable in this unforgettable work by the author of The Lovely... (read more)

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Empire Falls
Empire Falls
by Richard Russo
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In this droll, unsentimental, and occasionally hilarious novel, Richard Russo tells the story of a big-hearted man who becomes the unlikely hero of a small town with a glorious past but a dubious future.<P>The one (barely) viable business in Empire... (read more)

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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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Safety of Objects
Safety of Objects
by A M Homes
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Published to overwhelming critical acclaim, this remarkable collection of short stories established A.M. Homes as one of the most provacative and daring writers of her generation.Here you'll find the cult classic."A Real Doll," the tale of a teenage boy... (read more)

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James and the Giant Peach
James and the Giant Peach
by Roald Dahl
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Magic green pills spill, accidentally, onto the ground beneath a peach tree. A peach appears overnight, the only fruit the tree has ever produced; by morning, it's swollen to the size of a houseboat, and soon enough James Henry Trotter is climbing aboard... (read more)

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Paradise Park
Paradise Park
by Allegra Goodman
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ALLEGRA GOODMAN has delighted readers with her critically acclaimed collections Total Immersion and The Family Markowitz, and her celebrated first novel, Kaaterskill Falls, which was a national bestseller and a National Book Award finalist. Now, in her... (read more)

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Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin's touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball. She re-creates the postwar era, when the corner store was a place to share stories and... (read more)

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A Woman's Education Signed Edition
A Woman's Education Signed Edition
by Jill Ker Conway
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"These are engaging scenes from the most public chapter of an accomplished feminist's life." Kirkus Reviews... (read more)

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Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays
Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays
by David Foster Wallace
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Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling... (read more)

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Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading
Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Reading
by J. Peder Zane
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Ask just about any author why they write and you're likely to hear a story about a book they once read. In Remarkable Reads, thirty-four accomplished authors each remember one such book. Together, these short personal essays deliver a fascinating glimpse... (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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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
by Geoff Dyer
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In Geoff Dyer's deft hands, what seems like an abstract idea — the search for the essence of experience — becomes an opportunity for storytelling: for a bracing, riotous, and addictive (to writer and reader) chronicling of anticipation and... (read more)

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