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Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home
Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home
by Julie Sussman and Stephanie Glakas-Tenet
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This is NOT your father's home repair book! And it's not your husband's, your brother's, your boyfriend's, or the guy's next door. Dare to Repair is a do-it-herself book for every woman who would rather be self-reliant than rely on a super or contractor.... (read more)

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Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song
Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song
by David Margolick
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Recorded by jazz legend Billie Holiday in 1939, "Strange Fruit" is considered the first significant song of the civil rights movement and the first musical assault against racial lynchings. The author discusses his revealing account of the song... (read more)

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Cautionary Tales for Children
Cautionary Tales for Children
by Hilaire Belloc
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For readers of any age, a witty and strikingly irreverent collection of moral guidance   Most notable among prolific English satirist Hilaire Belloc's writings are the sharp and clever admonishments he composed for children. Collected here and... (read more)

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Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography
Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography
by Lemony Snicket
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Widely praised and beloved by children, adults, and critics alike, Adam Gidwitz delivers a third serving of eerie new landscapes and fear-inducing creatures in a story sure to delight and frighten fans old and new. In the final book in the series, Adam's... (read more)

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The Book of Illusions
The Book of Illusions
by Paul Auster
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Paul Auster could be postmodernism's poster child. Structurally overt, intellectually complex, metaphorically self-conscious, Auster explores surfaces in order to dig deep and borrows classical forms in order to reveal contemporary dissonance... (read more)

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A Woman's Education
A Woman's Education
by Jill Ker Conway
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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
by Sloan Wilson
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Sloan Wilson's searing indictment of a society that favours wealth and power over spiritual integrity.... (read more)

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Home: A Short History of an Idea
Home: A Short History of an Idea
by Witold Rybczynski
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Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small—from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments—on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home."... (read more)

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A Hatful of Seuss: Five Favorite Dr. Seuss Stories
A Hatful of Seuss: Five Favorite Dr. Seuss Stories
by Seuss
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Come join us for the celebration of the Cat's fortieth birthday. Following the stunning success of Six by Seuss, which has sold over 734,000 copies, is the delightful debut of A Hatful of Seuss--304 pages of wonderfully nonsensical vintage material. This... (read more)

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The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder
The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder
by David Quammen
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In 1981 David Quammen began what might be every freelance writer's dream: a monthly column for Outside magazine in which he was given free rein to write about anything that interested him in the natural world. His column was called "Natural Acts," and... (read more)

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The Double Bond: Primo Levi - A Biography
The Double Bond: Primo Levi - A Biography
by Carole Angier
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One of the most eagerly awaited biographies of recent years: a searching life of the great Italian writer and witness to the Holocaust Perhaps the most important writer to emerge from the death camps, Primo Levi spent sixty-five of his sixty-seven years... (read more)

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The Killing Kind
The Killing Kind
by John Connolly
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I only recently discovered John Connolly. His suspense novels transcend the genre with elegant prose and complex psychological insight. Be warned though. This latest novel featuring detective Charlie Parker is a deftly plotted page-turner that is WAY... (read more)

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A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album
A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album
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Bringing the same fresh and engaging approach to music that characterized his critically acclaimed Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece, Ashley Kahn has written an even more illuminating celebration of saxophone legend John Coltrane's... (read more)

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The Founding Fish
The Founding Fish
by John Mcphee
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John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver... (read more)

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International Bartender's Guide, Revised Edition
International Bartender's Guide, Revised Edition
by Joseph W Sora
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Our best-selling International Bartender's Guide is the only bartending guide that readers will ever need! Essential to hosts and guests alike, and brimming with every type of drink recipe imaginable from a Cosmopolitan to a Virgin Mary to the seasonal... (read more)

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Recipes from Home
Recipes from Home
by David Page
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PRAISE FOR RECIPES FROM HOME Everything [at Home] that's good is wonderful: the stick country-style ribs. The crusty buttermilk fried chicken. A salad of smoked trout and apple slaw with horseradish dressing. Only a masochist could pass up dessert. (New... (read more)

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20th Century Art Book Mini Edition
20th Century Art Book Mini Edition
by Phaidon Press
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Presenting a new and original way of bringing art alive, this mini edition offers a gallery of 500 artists and their works plus a jargon-free Glossary of artistic terms and an international directory of museums and galleries. 500 color illustrations.... (read more)

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The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-The-Pooh/Wtp
The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-The-Pooh/Wtp
by A A Milne
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This 75th anniversary collector's edition presents Milne's complete stories and verse on Winnie the Pooh in one deluxe volume. Features a color bookplate, headbands, and foil stamping. Full color.... (read more)

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Baking By Flavor
Baking By Flavor
by Lisa Yockelson
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Lisa Yockelson's classic guide to baking—finally in paperback Flavor is the essence of fine baking, the source of wonderful tastes and aromas that tempt the palate and delight the senses. In Baking by Flavor, Lisa Yockelson shares flavor-boosting... (read more)

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Olive, the Other Reindeer
Olive, the Other Reindeer
by J. Otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh
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J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh are the George and Ira Gershwin of children's books. Okay, maybe that's a stretch. But they are a remarkable team. In 1993 the husband and wife collaboration published their first book, Mr. Lunch Takes a Plane... (read more)

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