A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American...

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Last Man in Tower

Last Man in Tower

From the Booker Prize–winning author of The White Tiger, a stunning novel of greed and murder in contemporary Mumbai.  At the heart of this...

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Entered from the Sun

Entered from the Sun

Completing his masterful trilogy of novels set in Elizabethan England, Garrett again applies distinguished literary skills to spin a tale dark with deception and metaphysical...

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A Spot of Bother

A Spot of Bother

A Spot of Bother is Mark Haddon’s unforgettable follow-up to the internationally beloved bestseller The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time....

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Conquistadora

Conquistadora

As a young girl growing up in Spain, Ana Larragoity Cubillas is powerfully drawn to Puerto Rico by the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de Leon. And in handsome...

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Mysteries of the Middle Ages

Mysteries of the Middle Ages

From the bestselling author of How the Irish Saved Civilization, a fascinating look at how medieval thinkers created the origins of modern intellectual movements.After...

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The Dream of the Red Chamber

The Dream of the Red Chamber

For more than a century and a half, Dream of the Red Chamber has been recognized in China as the greatest of its novels, a Chinese Romeo-and-Juliet love story...

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Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

A thrilling new collection from the hugely acclaimed British poet Simon Armitage. With its vivid array of dramatic monologues, allegories, and tall tales, this absurdist,...

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Swimming to Antarctica

Swimming to Antarctica

• At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland.• At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men’s and women’s world records for swimming the English Channel—a...

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Aye, and Gomorrah

Aye, and Gomorrah

A father must come to terms with his son's death in the war. In Venice an architecture student commits a crime of passion. A white southern airport loader tries...

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The Trial of True Love

The Trial of True Love

Bron is a thirty-year-old writer living in London, a seemingly incurable heartbreaker and dodger of commitment. He is fascinated by the symbolist artist Paul Marotte and has made the artist...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mammals--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over...

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The Gates of the Forest

The Gates of the Forest

Gregor—a teenaged boy, the lone survivor of his family—is hiding from the Germans in the forest. He hides in a cave, where he meets a mysterious...

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Don't Cry

Don't Cry

Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories—her first in more than ten years. In “College Town l980,” young people adrift...

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Lyrical and Critical Essays

Lyrical and Critical Essays

“Here now, for the first time in a complete English translation, we have Camus’s three little volumes of essays, plus a selection of his critical comments on literature and...

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Mind's Eye

Mind's Eye

International Bestseller Håkan Nesser is firmly established as one of the world's bestselling crime novelists. And now the novel that introduced Chief Inspector...

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Building Stories

Building Stories

The New York Times Book Review, Top 10 Book of the YearTime Magazine, Top Ten Fiction Book of the YearPublishers Weekly, Best Book of the Year2013 Lynd Ward Prize, Best Graphic Novel of the Year4-time 2013 Eisner Award Winner, including Best Publication, Best Writer/Artist and Best Graphic AlbumNewsday,...

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God and the American Writer

God and the American Writer

God and the American Writer does more to illuminate the fundamental purposes and motivations of our greatest writers from Hawthorne to Faulkner than any study I have read in the past fifty-five years--that is, since...

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The Eustace Diamonds

The Eustace Diamonds

Anthony Trollope's celebrated Parliamentary novels, of which The Eustace Diamonds (1873) is the third and most famous, are at once unfailingly amusing social comedies,...

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Sex and Real Estate

Sex and Real Estate

Cultural historian Marjorie Garber offers incisive and witty commentary on what men and women today really want in her enlightening study of what may be the most meaningful...

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Pale Fire

Pale Fire

The urbane authority that Vladimir Nabokov brought to every word he ever wrote, and the ironic amusement he cultivated in response to being uprooted and politically exiled twice in his life, never...

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Little Boy Blues

Little Boy Blues

For Malcolm Jones, his parents’ disintegrating marriage was at the center of life in North Carolina in the 1950s and 60s. His father, charming but careless, was often drunk and away from...

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Barcelona from A to Z

Barcelona from A to Z

To bring one of Barrie Kerper's indispensable guides along with you on your trip is like having a savvy friend be your personal tour guide. In her latest, Barrie opens an insider's,...

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Silence Once Begun

Silence Once Begun

From the celebrated author of The Curfew (“A spare masterwork of dystopian fiction” —The New York Times Book Review), Jesse Ball’s Silence Once Begun is an...

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