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Beasts of No Nation: A Novel
Beasts of No Nation: A Novel
by Uzodinma Iweala
Staff Pick
See Africa through the words of a gifted young writer named Uzodinma Iweala, whose debut novel, Beasts of No Nation, exposes the genocide plaguing that continent in a car-crash voice that won't let you turn away.... (read more)

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Fraud
Fraud
by David Rakoff
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A dishy, incisive exploration of gossip from celebrity rumors to literaryromans à clef, personal sniping to political slander by one our “great essayists” (David Brooks) To his successful examinations of some of the most powerful forces... (read more)

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The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
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When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen.... (read more)

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Insiders Guide To Portland Oregon 4TH Edition
Insiders Guide To Portland Oregon 4TH Edition
by Rachel Dresbeck
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For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide® series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Each guide is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers... (read more)

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The Fortress of Solitude
The Fortress of Solitude
by Jonathan Lethem
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This is the story of two boys, Dylan Ebdus and Mingus Rude. They are friends and neighbors, but because Dylan is white and Mingus is black, their friendship is not simple. This is the story of their Brooklyn neighborhood, which is almost exclusively... (read more)

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Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
by Nancy Milford
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A "New York Times" Notable Book, this landmark biography uncovers for the first time the dark side of Edna St. Vincent Millay, the most famous poet of the Jazz Age. Chosen by "Entertainment Weekly" as the #1 nonfiction book of the year.... (read more)

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On Beauty: A Novel
On Beauty: A Novel
by Zadie Smith
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A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozekiand#151;shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award and#147;A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who... (read more)

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Big If
Big If
by Mark Costello
Staff Pick
Vi Asplund, a Secret Service agent, returns to her childhood home to protect the vice president as he campaigns in the New Hampshire primary. Jens, her brother, still lives in Portsmouth, writing code for a wildly successful computer game. If Mark... (read more)

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In The Sweet Kitchen: The Definitive Baker's Companion
In The Sweet Kitchen: The Definitive Baker's Companion
by Regan Daley
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The renowned IACP Cookbook of the Year--now in paperback! What makes a book so special and deserving that it gets chosen cookbook of the year? It's the wealth of information, the experienced voice, the eagerness to share. Celebrated pastry chef Regan... (read more)

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The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel
by Amy Hempel
Staff Pick
I read The Collected Stories in order, over the course of a single week. My long overdue introduction to Amy Hempel — it was a very good week, indeed. By the time I finished I'd penciled five names onto the back of the last page: friends who'll soon be... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
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Proving that sometimes it's not the story that matters nearly so much as how you tell it, Rosenthal has organized one of the most entertaining, compulsively readable memoirs in recent memory. Go ahead, I dare you to put it down.... (read more)

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An Invisible Sign of My Own
An Invisible Sign of My Own
by Aimee Bender
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Aimee Bender's stunning debut collection, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, proved her to be one of the freshest voices in American fiction. Now, in her first novel, she builds on that early promise. Mona Gray was ten when her father contracted a... (read more)

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The Verificationist
The Verificationist
by Donald Antrim
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"Donald Antrim's novels are smart, surreal, deliciously neurotic, and hilariously funny. Based on his first two, The New Yorker crowned him one of 'The 20 Writers for the 21st Century.' In The Verificationist, his latest (and the one that will likely... (read more)

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
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In her 2001 debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller recalled in vivid, often excruciating detail coming of age in Rhodesia as a long civil war raged in neighboring Mozambique and her own country slid down the violent path toward an... (read more)

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The Wonder Spot
The Wonder Spot
by Melissa Bank
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Melissa Bank's runaway bestseller, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, charmed readers and critics alike with its wickedly insightful, tender look at a young woman's forays into love, work, and friendship. Now, with The Wonder Spot, Bank is back... (read more)

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March
March
by Geraldine Brooks
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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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The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials, Book III
The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials, Book III
by Philip Pullman
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“The most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings.” —The Oregonian   Throughout the worlds, the forces of both heaven and hell are mustering to take part in Lord Asriel’s audacious rebellion. Each player in... (read more)

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When the Emperor Was Divine
When the Emperor Was Divine
by Julie Otsuka
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A breathtaking debut. Also a painter, Otsuka creates complex scenes and well-rounded characters with astonishing efficiency. Line by line her minimalist strokes disguise the massive canvas on which she's working: the internment of more than 120,000... (read more)

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How to Breathe Underwater: Stories
How to Breathe Underwater: Stories
by Julie Orringer
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Nine fiercely beautiful, impossible-to-put-down stories from a young writer who has already received immediate worldwide attention. Julie Orringer’s characters–all of them submerged by loss, whether of parents or lovers or a viable... (read more)

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Something Rising (Light and Swift)
Something Rising (Light and Swift)
by Haven Kimmel
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Cassie Claiborne is a street-smart Nine-Ball prodigy, a temperamental tomboy, too knowing to accept her surroundings and too circumscribed by them to find release. I was less than thirty pages into Something Rising and already I sensed I'd be missing her... (read more)

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