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Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust (P.S.)
by Josip Novakovich
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Tragicomedy of the highest order, this stellar collection is Croatian writer Novakovich's best ever. Hailed as one of the best short story writers of the 1990s, Josip Novakovich was praised by the New York Times for writing fiction that has "the crackle... (read more)

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Never Mind the Pollacks: A Rock and Roll Novel (P.S.)
Never Mind the Pollacks: A Rock and Roll Novel (P.S.)
by Neal Pollack
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Elvis. Dylan. Iggy. Springsteen. Pollack. The fictional Neal Pollack, born Norbert Pollackovitz before being renamed -- by Elvis -- at his bar mitzvah, first hears the blues as a child. The notes come from the guitar of Clambone Jefferson, an... (read more)

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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Nina Sovich had always yearned for adventures in faraway places; she imagined herself leading the life of a solitary traveler. Yet at the age of thirty-four, she found herself married and contemplating motherhood. Catching her reflection in a window... (read more)

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A Wall of Light (P.S.)
A Wall of Light (P.S.)
by Edeet Ravel
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Following on the heels of the critically acclaimed "Ten Thousand Lovers" and "Look for Me," this last book of the Tel Aviv trilogy tells the poignant, humorous, and heartbreaking story of three generations of an Israeli family.... (read more)

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Grab on to Me Tightly as If I Knew the Way (P.S.)
Grab on to Me Tightly as If I Knew the Way (P.S.)
by Bryan Charles
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A wise, bighearted, and hilarious look at one teenager's life by a remarkable new voice in contemporary fiction. It's 1992, and as Vim Sweeney deals with the recent end of his high school career and the uncertainty of his future, America shares his... (read more)

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Jigs and Reels: Stories (P.S.)
Jigs and Reels: Stories (P.S.)
by Joanne Harris
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The popular author of "Chocolat" and "Five Quarters of the Orange" is best known for her sensual descriptions of food and her pleasing portraits of small-town life in France. Fans who pick up this collection of 22 short stories will be surprised at the... (read more)

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Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
by Steve Fraser
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Americans have experienced a love-hate relationship with Wall Street for two hundred years. Long an object of suspicion, fear, and even revulsion, the Street eventually came to be seen as an alluring pathway to wealth and freedom. Steve Fraser tells the... (read more)

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The Testing of Luther Albright (P.S.)
The Testing of Luther Albright (P.S.)
by Mackenzie Bezos
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Luther Albright is a devoted father and a designer of dams, a self-controlled man who believes he can engineer happiness for his family by sheltering them from his own emotions. But when an earthquake shakes his Sacramento home, the world Luther has... (read more)

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1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)
by Walter R Borneman
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< p> Although frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 tested a rising generation of American leaders; unified the United States with a renewed sense of national purpose; and set the stage for... (read more)

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The Autumn of the Patriarch (P.S.)
The Autumn of the Patriarch (P.S.)
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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One of Gabriel Garc&iacute;a M&aacute;rquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant andthe corruption of power. From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to... (read more)

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Leeway Cottage (P.S.)
Leeway Cottage (P.S.)
by Beth Gutcheon
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In April 1940, as the Nazis march into Denmark, Sydney Brant, a wealthy girl of the Dundee summer colony, marries a gifted Danish pianist, Laurus Moss. They believe they are well matched, as young lovers do, but Laurus's beloved family is in Copenhagen... (read more)

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The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury (P.S.)
The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury (P.S.)
by Sam Weller
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Accomplished journalist Sam Weller met the Ray Bradbury while writing a cover story for the Chicago Tribune Magazine and spent hundreds of hours interviewing Bradbury, his editors, family members, and longtime friends. With unprecedented access to... (read more)

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Sleep, Pale Sister (P.S.)
Sleep, Pale Sister (P.S.)
by Joanne Harris
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Before the sweet delight of Chocolat, before the heady concoction that is Blackberry Wine, and before the tart pleasures of Five Quarters of the Orange, bestselling author Joanne Harris wrote Sleep, Pale Sister — a gothic tourde-force that recalls... (read more)

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Keeping Faith (P.S.)
Keeping Faith (P.S.)
by Jodi Picoult
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“A triumph. This novels haunting strength will hold the reader until the very end and make Faith and her story impossible to forget.” &#8212;Richmond Times Dispatch “Extraordinary.” &#8212;Orlando Sentinel From the #1 New... (read more)

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The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (P.S.)
The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece (P.S.)
by Edward Dolnick
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In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whole world was watching... (read more)

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A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599 (P.S.)
A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599 (P.S.)
by James Shapiro
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1599 was an epochal year for Shakespeare and England. Shakespeare wrote four of his most famous plays: Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and, most remarkably, Hamlet; Elizabethans sent off an army to crush an Irish rebellion, weathered an... (read more)

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The Confusion (Baroque Cycle #02) (P.S.)
The Confusion (Baroque Cycle #02) (P.S.)
by Neal Stephenson
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In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves -- including one Jack Shaftoe, aka King of the Vagabonds, aka Half-Cocked Jack -- devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. A great adventure ensues -- a perilous race for an enormous prize of... (read more)

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When I Was Cool: My Life at the Jack Kerouac School (P.S.)
When I Was Cool: My Life at the Jack Kerouac School (P.S.)
by Sam Kashner
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As a restless kid on Long Island, Sam Kashner lapped up the beauty and madness of the Beats, living vicariously through the novels, poems, and stories of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs. Their words were revolutionary, and they turned... (read more)

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I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Josh Kilmer Purcell
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The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life&#8212;advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night&#8212;was asmash literary debut for Josh... (read more)

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The Way the Crow Flies (P.S.)
The Way the Crow Flies (P.S.)
by Ann-Marie MacDonald
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Ann-Marie MacDonald writes beautifully; her words wrap around you and envelop you. The Way the Crow Flies is engaging and evocative. She captures the pure joy and pain of childhood better than anyone since Margaret Atwood. That would be enough but then... (read more)

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