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How to Be Alone: Essays
How to Be Alone: Essays
by Jonathan Franzen
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"The welcome paradox in How to be Alone is that the reader need not feel isolated at all. . ..This collection emphasizes [Franzen's] elegance, acumen and daring as an essayist, with an intellectually engaging self-awareness as formidable as Joan Didion... (read more)

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The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office
The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office
by John Bredar
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Official companion to the National Geographic Television Special airing in November 2010, The President's Photographer is the intimate story of the men and women who are both visual historians and key links between the public and the Presidents.... (read more)

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The Giver
The Giver
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The Magicians
The Magicians
by Lev Grossman
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As a diehard Narniaphile and fantasy addict, I think it would have been impossible for me not to fall in love with The Magicians. Taking a page from C. S. Lewis, Grossman introduces Fillory, a charming and uncanny alternate world created by a fictional... (read more)

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Sweeping Changes: Discovering the Joy of Zen in Everyday Tasks
Sweeping Changes: Discovering the Joy of Zen in Everyday Tasks
by Gary Thorp
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Heartsick
Heartsick
by Chelsea Cain
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Watchmen
Watchmen
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Hondo (04 Edition)
Hondo (04 Edition)
by Lamour
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The Road from Coorain
The Road from Coorain
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The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises
The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises
by Adam Campbell
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The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises by Adam Campbell, MS, CSCS is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this makeover manual is a body-shaping power tool for... (read more)

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Dirty French: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"
Dirty French: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"
by Adrien Clautrier
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GET D!RTY Next time youand#8217;re traveling or just chattinand#8217; in French with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: andbull;Cool slang andbull;Funny insults andbull... (read more)

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Holidays on Ice
Holidays on Ice
by David Sedaris
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David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy... (read more)

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