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Travel Team
Travel Team
by Mike Lupica
Staff Pick
Sportswriter Mike Lupica brings style to his first young-reader title about a small boy, a basketball court, and a father to live-up-to in this story that young men everywhere (and their dads) might understand all too well.... (read more)

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Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life: A Book by and for the Fanatics Among Us (with Bitchin' Soundtrack)
Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life: A Book by and for the Fanatics Among Us (with Bitchin' Soundtrack)
by Steve Almond
Staff Pick
Steve Almond loves rock and roll. That love exudes from every page of this hilarious book.  Sometimes outrageous, sometimes agonizing, but always painfully honest, this is a memoir for anyone who thrills to a crunchy riff, big hair, and leather pants.... (read more)

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Sell Yourself to Science: The Complete Guide to Selling Your Organs, Body Fluids, Bodily Functions and Being a Human Guinea Pig
Sell Yourself to Science: The Complete Guide to Selling Your Organs, Body Fluids, Bodily Functions and Being a Human Guinea Pig
by Jim. Hogshire
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When I was in college, I donated plasma a dozen times to the Alpha Plasma Center in downtown Portland. I have a tiny white scar in the pit of my right forearm to prove it. Why did I waste my afternoons lounging on a vinyl recliner with a giant needle up... (read more)

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The Lazarus Project
The Lazarus Project
by Aleksandar Hemon
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The Lazarus Project, Hemon's latest novel, is about storytelling, the nature of memory and reality, and America's relationship to the rest of the world, both past and present. It's blackly funny, crackling with intelligence, and populated by realistic... (read more)

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Incendiary: A Novel
Incendiary: A Novel
by Chris Cleave
Staff Pick
You really have to give some giant props to a novel that starts out, "Dear Osama."  What follows is a searing portrait of a woman riven by grief, pain, guilt, and horror at the (particularly gruesome) death of her husband and child due to a terrorist... (read more)

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The Christmas Quilt (Elm Creek Quilters Novels)
The Christmas Quilt (Elm Creek Quilters Novels)
by Jennifer Chiaverini
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Mix a little mystery, historical fiction, and family drama together with the themes of sisterhood, friendship, and the importance of women's arts, and you end up with The Christmas Quilt—the perfect holiday tale for anyone who has a passion for... (read more)

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Pipsqueak
Pipsqueak
by Brian M. Wiprud
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If you don't like people looking at you, then don't read Pipsqueak, because I guarantee that your raucous laughter will cause folks to stare. A taxidermied squirrel, the swing-dance craze, and secret Soviet Cold War weapons experiments all play a part in... (read more)

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Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat
Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat
by Deborah Krasner
Staff Pick
Good Meat is big (over 200 recipes!), thorough, beautiful, and written by a James Beard award winner, to boot. With a focus on sourcing and preparing sustainably raised meat, this is an essential volume for compassionate and conscientious carnivores.... (read more)

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The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2)
The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2)
by Maggie Stiefvater
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The second book in Stiefvater's Raven Cycle, The Dream Thieves take us deeper into the mystery that is Glendower and the town of Henrietta. School's out and summer's begun, and we soon learn that everything has changed for Gansey, Blue, Adam, and... (read more)

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Sister Carrie (Oxford World's Classics)
Sister Carrie (Oxford World's Classics)
by Theodore Dreiser
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At the turn of the century, a country girl leaves home for the big city. At a time when the only option for women was to marry well, Carrie shows us a different road. While her rabid ambition and vanity indicate her true nature, the society in which she... (read more)

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Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
by Claire Tomalin
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Samuel Pepys's diary gave readers a startlingly frank examination of a decade in his life. Claire Tomalin's fascinating biography chronicles Pepys's full life, and gives readers an understanding of his contemporaries, as well as insight into the history... (read more)

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The Sheltering Sky
The Sheltering Sky
by Paul Bowles
Staff Pick
I've recently been rereading some of my favorite books; or, at least, what I thought were my favorite books — I was surprised by how few of them I actually enjoyed after all these years. One of the exceptions, however, was Sheltering Sky. If... (read more)

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The Golden Compass: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition (His Dark Materials #01)
The Golden Compass: Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition (His Dark Materials #01)
by Philip Pullman
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A gorgeous new edition of a gripping book that's officially for children but adored by adult readers as well. New "document" additions to this edition include letters from Lord Asriel.... (read more)

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto
by Jaron Lanier
Staff Pick
Proceed carefully. Reading this book is like biting into a jalapeño jelly bean that you thought was pear flavored. Startling, eye-opening, and a bit unnerving, Lanier's manifesto could be the key to preserving autonomy as increased technological... (read more)

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Pirates!
Pirates!
by Celia Rees
Staff Pick
One of the best things about a good novel is that you can read about people having adventures you'd never in a million years want to have yourself. Nancy Kington and Minerva Sharpe are two of the bravest girls in young adult literature, joining a band of... (read more)

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Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Staff Pick
Akutagawa specialized in acutely observed tales of classical Japan that often skirted the edges of the fantastic. Akiro Kurosawa's 1950 film Rashomon was adapted from a story included herein, though someone familiar with Kurosawa's work may be surprised... (read more)

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The Black-Out Book: 500 Family Games and Puzzles for Wartime Entertainment
The Black-Out Book: 500 Family Games and Puzzles for Wartime Entertainment
by Evelyn August
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As war loomed in the winter of 1939 in Great Britain, citizens endured "blackout" regulations, imposed by the government so German planes wouldn't spot targets. In an age without television or computers, it was terribly important to keep children quiet... (read more)

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The Demon in the Teahouse
The Demon in the Teahouse
by Dorothy Hoobler
Staff Pick
The Demon in the Teahouse is an exciting and thrilling mystery novel set in 18th-century Japan. The authors do a fantastic job with the period details and with layering the intrigue and suspense. Practically unputdownable, this novel is recommended for... (read more)

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Night Train to Lisbon
Night Train to Lisbon
by Pascal Mercier
Staff Pick
The story of a dependable, rather boring classic-languages professor at a Swiss lycée. Mundus, as he is called, seems to thrive on predictability. One rainy morning on his way to the school he encounters a woman possibly considering suicide. He... (read more)

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Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking
Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking
by Masaharu Morimoto
Staff Pick
Morimoto is a standout among today's food celebrities, and his new book of Japanese cooking — filled with delicious, approachable recipes — has universal appeal. With more Americans being turned on to Japanese cuisine as a new way to enjoy... (read more)

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