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Birds of a Lesser Paradise
Birds of a Lesser Paradise
by Megan Mayhew Bergman
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An “astonishing debut collection, by a writer reminiscent of such greats as Alice Munro, Elizabeth Strout, and even Chekhov” (Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants), focusing on women navigating relationships with humans, animals, and the... (read more)

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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
by Christopher Moore
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Christopher Moore's Lamb is an utterly hilarious take on the story of Jesus. Told from the perspective of Jesus' smart-ass best friend, Biff, it is irreverent without being disrespectful. Lamb, or any of Moore's books, would be perfect for someone who... (read more)

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Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns
Fahrenheit 451: The Temperature at Which Book Paper Catches Fire, and Burns
by Ray Bradbury
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Fahrenheit 451 is probably one of the most important books ever written. If the world of this novel comes to pass, I will be this book. (You'll have to read it to see what I mean.)... (read more)

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Slaughterhouse-Five
Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
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Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid... (read more)

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The Signature of All Things
The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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The Signature of All Things amazes, in part, because it is so unexpected. Gilbert is in full mastery of this historical tale about one woman's unquenchable thirst for the knowledge of life, science, love, biology, language, and botany. Alma struggles... (read more)

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The Things They Carried
The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien
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One of the first questions people ask about The Things They Carried is this: is it a novel, or a collection of short stories? The title page refers to the book simply as "a work of fiction," defying the conscientious reader's need to categorize this... (read more)

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The Rosie Project
The Rosie Project
by Graeme Simsion
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Now in paperback, the international bestselling romantic comedy “bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and…humor,” (Entertainment Weekly) featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love.... (read more)

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Light Between Oceans
Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman
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After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. To this isolated island where the supply boat comes once a... (read more)

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The Night Circus
The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern
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Touted as an adult's version of Harry Potter, The Night Circus actually lives up to its hype. It's the story of a couple of magicians, a circus, and a duel. And, of course, it's so much more. Morgenstern's creation is astounding and intricate, delicate... (read more)

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Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews
Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews
by Geoff Dyer
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A New York Times Top 10 Nonfiction Book of the Year, as selected by Dwight Garner Geoff Dyer has earned the devotion of passionate fans on both... (read more)

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The Book of Strange New Things
The Book of Strange New Things
by Michel Faber
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An emotionally atmospheric achievement, I felt as though the author was holding my hand through the entire book. Not only are all of the characters believable, but there is a hopefulness which, despite how fragile and volatile the situations are, threads... (read more)

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Falling from Horses
Falling from Horses
by Molly Gloss
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Falling from Horses is a story of the Westerns boom in old Hollywood, where cowboys reworked their cowpoke skills as stunt riders. Talkies are new, and everyone scrambles to find a foothold in the burgeoning film industry. Threaded throughout is a family... (read more)

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1984 (Signet Classics)
1984 (Signet Classics)
by George Orwell
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View our feature on George Orwell’s 1984. Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 presents a startling and haunting... (read more)

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The Alchemist
The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
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"My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer." the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky. "Tell your heart that the far of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes... (read more)

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I Loved You More
I Loved You More
by Tom Spanbauer
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No one is better than Tom Spanbauer at exposing the hidden pain inside us. In I Loved You More, he reaches even deeper, plumbing the terror of death, love, AIDS, cancer, propinquity, and the complex business of being a man in the world.... (read more)

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Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in the New... (read more)

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The Book of My Lives
The Book of My Lives
by Aleksandar Hemon
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A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Aleksandar Hemon's lives begin in Sarajevo, where boyhood is consumed by street soccer and sibling rivalry, and a young mans life is about American music, bad poetry, and slightly better journalism... (read more)

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All the King's Men
All the King's Men
by Robert Penn Warren
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"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Robert Penn Warren's tale of ambition and power set in the Depression-era South is widely considered the finest novel ever written about American politics.   All the King's Men traces the rise and fall of demagogue... (read more)

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The Interestings
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
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From bestselling author Meg Wolitzer a dazzling, panoramic novel about what becomes of early talent, and the roles that art, money, and even envy can play in close friendships. The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts... (read more)

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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
by Hilary Mantel
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In first-rate style, replete with her wicked humor and merciless eye, Mantel cuts to the quick in this dazzling and diverse collection of stories. Ranging from sinister to unsettling, these sharply drawn and thrillingly unpredictable stories further... (read more)

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