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Providence of a Sparrow

Providence of a Sparrow

“There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow.” --William Shakespeare, HamletB fell twenty-five feet from his nest into...

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The Hand I Fan With

The Hand I Fan With

Bestselling author Tina McElroy Ansa is back with another tale from Mulberry, Georgia, the richly drawn fictional town and home of the extraordinary Lena McPherson.  Lena, now...

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The Long March

The Long March

In The Long March, Sun Shuyun uncovers the true story behind the mythic march of Mao's soldiers across China, exposing the famine, disease, and desertion behind the legend.In...

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The Folded Clock

The Folded Clock

Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she’d since become. Instead,...

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The Glister

The Glister

Acclaimed author John Burnside delivers a profound, page-turning novel about innocence, evil, morality, and the dark corners of the human psyche.  Mysterious...

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The Folklore of Discworld

The Folklore of Discworld

Terry Pratchett joins up with a leading folklorist to reveal the legends, myths and customs of Discworld, together with helpful hints from Planet Earth.Most of us grew up...

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The Science of Discworld

The Science of Discworld

Not just another science book and not just another Discworld novella, The Science of Discworld is a creative, mind-bending mash-up of fiction and fact, that offers a wizard’s-eye...

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Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings

Guided Meditations, Explorations and Healings

From the revered meditation teacher Stephen Levine, here is a volume of guided meditations for the deeper healing of spirit, mind, and body. The culmination of decades of...

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Dogfight, A Love Story

Dogfight, A Love Story

What Jonathan Lethem did for Brooklyn, Matt Burgess does for Queens in this exuberant and brilliant debut novel about a young drug dealer having a very bad weekend. Alfredo Batista has some worries. Okay,...

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In the Shadows of the Sun

In the Shadows of the Sun

Award-winning novelist Alexander Parsons takes us from the scorched battlefields of World War II’s Pacific front to the badlands of America’s desert southwest in this starkly...

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Going Hungry

Going Hungry

Here, collected for the first time, 19 writers describe their eating disorders from the distance of recovery, exposing as never before the anorexic's self-enclosed world. Taking up...

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The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed...

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Sword of Honor

Sword of Honor

IN THE EPIC HISTORICAL NOVEL SWORD OF HONOR, DAVID KIRK CONTINUES THE SAGA OF MUSASHI MIYAMOTO, THE GREATEST SWORDSMAN IN JAPANESE HISTORY, AS HE JOURNEYS TO THE ANCIENT CITY OF KYOTO TO FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE...

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There Are No Children Here

There Are No Children Here

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured...

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A Piece of Mine

A Piece of Mine

The extraordinary debut short story collection from the award-winning author of Family and Life is Short But Wide.

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A Year at the Races

A Year at the Races

“Every horse story is a love story,” writes Jane Smiley, who has loved horses for most of her life and owned and bred them for a good part of it. To love something is...

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The Miracle at Speedy Motors

The Miracle at Speedy Motors

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s...

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Venice

Venice

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial—a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city. The Venetians’ language and way of thinking set them aside from the rest...

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Death in the Haymarket

Death in the Haymarket

On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded at a Chicago labor rally, wounding dozens of policemen, seven of whom eventually died. A wave of mass hysteria swept the country, leading...

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Flashman and the Tiger

Flashman and the Tiger

For the first time in four years comes a new book in George MacDonald Fraser's long-running series chronicling the adventures of Sir Harry Paget Flashman. Eleventh in the series, Flashman...

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Bold Spirit

Bold Spirit

In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000...

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Swift as Desire

Swift as Desire

As the millions of fans of Like Water for Chocolate know, Laura Esquivel is a romanticist whose novels explore the power of love and the truths of the human heart. She returns to those themes in Swift...

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Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

National Bestseller The second novel in Anne Rice's hugely ambitious, moving, and masterful portrayal of the life of Christ, following Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt. It’s...

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May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

An engrossing, epic American drama told from four distinct perspectives, spanning the first major wave of Irish immigration to New York through the end of the Civil War. Four...

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