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The Unruly Queen

The Unruly Queen

When the Prince Regent (who would later become King George IV) separated privately from Princess Caroline in 1796, they had been together for less than a year. Their disastrous...

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The Secret Epidemic

The Secret Epidemic

Half the people in the United States who are diagnosed with HIV are now African American. Through the eyes of those on the front lines of the crisis, journalist Jacob Levenson tells...

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What You Call Winter

What You Call Winter

Composed of interconnected stories that move within and around a small Catholic community in India, this debut collection heralds the arrival of a graceful, sparkling new voice.Nine-year-old...

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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 Anchor Book of New Irish Writing

The Anchor Book of New Irish Writing

An Anchor Paperback OriginalAn intelligent, sophisticated cross-section of Irish short fiction, ideal for casual readers and classrooms alike, that showcases where Irish writers are now, as well as where they are headed.The contemporary Irish short story, perhaps even...

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The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Lord Is My Shepherd

The best-selling guide to the healing wisdom of the Twenty-Third Psalm, from the beloved author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People. Rabbi Harold...

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Stalin

Stalin

From the author of The Last Tsar, the first full-scale life of Stalin to have what no previous biography has fully obtained: the facts. Granted privileged access to Russia's secret...

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Talk Talk Talk

Talk Talk Talk

With a mixture of erudition and humor, Canadian radio personality Jay Ingram discusses the sociology of talking: the dynamics of conversation, men and women's different propensities...

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I Say a Little Prayer

I Say a Little Prayer

A USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post BestsellerChauncey Greer, the suave and successful owner of the Cute Boy Greeting Card Company, never...

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The Color Complex (Revised)

The Color Complex (Revised)

A courageous, humane, and provocative examination  of how differences in color and features among  African Americans have played and continue...

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Ghost Soldiers

Ghost Soldiers

“The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. On...

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The Jazz Palace

The Jazz Palace

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardBoomtown Chicago, 1920s—a world of gangsters, musicians, and clubs. Young Benny Lehrman, born into a Jewish...

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Aching for Beauty

Aching for Beauty

When Wang Ping was nine years old, she secretly set about binding her feet with elastic bands. Footbinding had by then been outlawed in China, women’s feet “liberated,”...

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Concrete Candy

Concrete Candy

Six incendiary stories that reflect the rage and frustration -- and the determination to survive -- of America's disenfranchised inner-city youthConcrete Candy marks the debut...

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Painted Shadow

Painted Shadow

By the time Vivienne Eliot was committed to an asylum for what would be the final nine years of her life, she had been abandoned by her husband T.S. Eliot and shunned by literary London. Yet Vivienne...

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Grimms' Tales for Young and Old

Grimms' Tales for Young and Old

For readers of all ages, two hundred and ten tales of the Brothers Grimm, including "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Snow White," and "Hansel and Gretel," translated by Ralph Manheim,...

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In the Eye of the Sun

In the Eye of the Sun

Set amidst the turmoil of contemporary Middle Eastern politics, this vivid and highly-acclaimed novel by an Egyptian journalist is an intimate look into the lives...

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Final Payments

Final Payments

When Isabel Moore's father dies, she finds herself, at the age of thirty, suddenly freed from eleven years of uninterrupted care for a helpless man. With all the patterns of her...

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If This World Were Mine

If This World Were Mine

Four friends, all graduates of Hampton Institute, keep a collective journal they call "If This World Were Mine," and share their personal diaries each month at...

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I Don't Know What You Know Me From

I Don't Know What You Know Me From

You know Judy Greer, right? Maybe from The Wedding Planner, 13 Going on 30, Carrie, Arrested Development, or The Descendants. Yes, you totally recognize her. And, odds are, you...

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The Darwin Conspiracy

The Darwin Conspiracy

From the author of the bestselling Neanderthal comes this novel of gripping suspense and scientific conquest–a page-turning historical mystery that brilliantly explores the intrigue...

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Hottentot Venus

Hottentot Venus

It is Paris, 1815. An extraordinarily shaped South African girl known as the Hottentot Venus, dressed only in feathers and beads, swings from a crystal chandelier in the duchess of Berry’s ballroom. Below...

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My Father Was a Toltec

My Father Was a Toltec

Mixing the lyrical with the colloquial, the tender with the tough, Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country’s most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began...

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The Shadow Queen

The Shadow Queen

From the author of the beloved Josephine B. Trilogy, comes a spellbinding novel inspired by the true story of a young woman who rises from poverty to become confidante to the most powerful, provocative and...

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