Layover in Dubai

Layover in Dubai

The newest thriller from the author of The Amateur Spy and The Prisoner of Guantánamo (“Worthy of sharing shelf space with the novels of John le Carré and Ken Follett”—USA...

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South and West

South and West

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always...

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The Enchanter

The Enchanter

The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's classic novel. At once hilarious and chilling, it tells the story of an outwardly respectable man and...

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The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2012 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. These remarkable...

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Under the Banner of Heaven

Under the Banner of Heaven

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice...

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All Will Be Well

All Will Be Well

From award-winning author John McGahern, a memoir of his childhood in the Irish countryside and the beginnings of his life as a writer.McGahern describes his early years...

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The Last Avant-Garde

The Last Avant-Garde

A landmark work of cultural history--now in paperback--by one of our best critics and chroniclers: the story of how four young poets reinvented literature and turned New York into the art capital of the...

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God: A Biography

God: A Biography

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWhat sort of "person" is God? What is his "life story"? Is it possible to approach him not as an object of religious reverence, but as the protagonist...

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The Future of Ice

The Future of Ice

This book was written out of Gretel Ehrlich’s love for winter–for remote and cold places, for the ways winter frees our imagination and invigorates our feet,...

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The Iliad

The Iliad

In every century since the renaissance, English speakers have felt compelled to possess a translation written especially for their own time of this great epic poem, the earliest...

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Preston Falls

Preston Falls

"Beautifully written.... Gates [has a] pitch-perfect ear for contemporary speech...and...[a] keen, journalistic eye."--Michiko Kakutani, The New York TimesIn this comic,...

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Sabbath's Theater

Sabbath's Theater

Sabbath's Theater is a comic creation of epic proportions, and Mickey Sabbath is its gargantuan hero. Once a scandalously inventive puppeteer, Sabbath at...

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Once upon a time in rural Maine, a big black bear found a briefcase under a tree. Hoping for food, he dragged it into the woods, only to find that all it held was the manuscript of a novel. He couldn’t...

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A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms

A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms

Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author...

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The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller In The Garden of Beasts—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer...

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New Addresses

New Addresses

Kenneth Koch, who has already considerably "stretched our ideas of what it is possible to do in poetry" (David Lehman), here takes on the classic poetic device of apostrophe, or direct...

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The Mozza Cookbook

The Mozza Cookbook

Winner of the  2014 James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef: the top chef in the countryA traditional Italian meal is one of the most comforting—and delicious—things that anyone can enjoy. Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton has elevated that...

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Sherman's March

Sherman's March

Sherman's March is the vivid narrative of General William T. Sherman's devastating sweep through Georgia and the Carolinas in the closing days of the Civil War. Weaving...

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The Winshaw Legacy

The Winshaw Legacy

If Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie had ever managed to collaborate, they might have produced this shamelessly entertaining novel, which introduces readers to...

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A Little Too Close to God

A Little Too Close to God

When David Horovitz emigrated from England to Israel in 1983, it was the fulfillment of a dream. But today, a husband and a father, he is torn between hope and despair, between the desire to make a difference and...

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On Empire

On Empire

In there four incisive and keenly perceptive essays, one of out most celebrated and respected historians of modern Europe looks at the world situation and some of the major political problems confronting us at the...

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Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus

Winner of the National Jewish Book AwardThe definitive biography of the poet whose sonnet "The New Colossus" appears on the base of the Statue of Liberty, welcoming immigrants to their new...

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The Red House

The Red House

From Mark Haddon, the bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, comes a dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family life....

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The Early Birds

The Early Birds

In the winter of 2002, Jenny Minton delivered her sons, Sam and Gus. She was thirty-one weeks pregnant, and her boys, conceived through in vitro fertilization, were more...

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