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Empire of Self

Empire of Self

An intimate, authorized yet totally frank biography of Gore Vidal (1925–2012), one of the most accomplished, visible, and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the past century The...

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Falling

Falling

Elisha Cooper spends his morn­ings creating children’s books and his afternoons playing with his two daughters. But when he discovers a lump in five-year-old Zoë’s midsection...

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The Wolf Gift

The Wolf Gift

A daring new departure from the inspired creator of The Vampire Chronicles (“unrelentingly erotic . . . unforgettable”—The Washington Post), Lives of the Mayfair Witches (“Anne Rice will live...

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Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor

From the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Underground Railroad: a tender, hilarious, and supremely original novel about coming-of-age in the 80s. Benji...

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Who's on Worst?

Who's on Worst?

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher?...

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom. Douglass' eloquence...

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Of Love and Evil

Of Love and Evil

The second book in this nationally bestselling series is a gripping metaphysical thriller in which angels partner up with assassins, from the author of Interview with the...

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The Colors of Desire

The Colors of Desire

A collection of poems by the author of Turning Japanese, exploring race and sexuality, history and identity, through the lens of desire.

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Ordinary Love and Good Will

Ordinary Love and Good Will

These exquisite twin novellas chronicle the difficult choices that reshape the lives of two very different families. In Ordinary Love, Smiley focuses on a woman’s...

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The False Friend

The False Friend

Twenty years after Celia’s best friend, Djuna, went missing, memories of that terrible day come rushing back—including the lie Celia remembers having told to conceal her role...

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White Flag Down

White Flag Down

Three unlikely allies.A desperate pursuit across Europe. A document to change the outcome of World War II.In September 1942, Hitler orders a final offensive to capture Stalingrad. ...

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The Sacred Canopy

The Sacred Canopy

This absorbing and original examination brilliantly argues that religion is a product of the society from which it springs--that it is the "sacred canopy" which every human society...

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Doctor Glas

Doctor Glas

A masterpiece of enduring power, Doctor Glas confronts a chilling moral quandary with gripping intensity. With an introduction by Margaret Atwood.Stark, brooding, and...

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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste

Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack...

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Foxfire 9

Foxfire 9

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you...

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Appetite for Life

Appetite for Life

Julia Child became a household name when she entered the lives of millions of Americans through our hearts and kitchens. Yet few know the richly varied private life that lies behind this icon, whose statuesque...

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Within Our Reach

Within Our Reach

In this solidly researched book, the authors  demonstrate that the knowledge and techniques exist  to decrease the incidence of welfare dependency,  poor...

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Critical Mass

Critical Mass

James Wolcott’s career as a critic has been unmatched, from his early Seventies dispatches for The Village Voice to the literary coverage made him equally feared and famous to his...

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In the Land of No Right Angles

In the Land of No Right Angles

Alex , a twenty-year-old American student, is spending the year in Nepal, backpacking and photographing. As a favor to Will – her American friend – she uses one of her Himalayan...

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Terror and Consent

Terror and Consent

Philip Bobbitt follows his magisterial Shield of Achilles with an equally provocative analysis of the West's struggle against terror. Boldly stating that the primary driver of terrorism...

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Talking to the Dead

Talking to the Dead

By an 0. Henry Award-winning young writer, these interrelated stories paint a moving, many-faceted portrait of a Hawaiian village, where ancient traditions and modern values meet in...

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Ten Circles Upon the Pond

Ten Circles Upon the Pond

Ten Circles Upon the Pond is a book for anyone who’s ever lived in that unwieldy group called family—a story of passion, intimacy, work, religion, puberty,...

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

The #1 bestselling inspirational classic from the nationally known spiritual leader; a source of solace and hope for over 4 million readers. When Harold Kushner’s...

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Reading Jackie

Reading Jackie

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an...

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