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Rispondimi

Rispondimi

Susanna Tamaro’s writing has deeply affected people throughout the world. Though her voice is unique and her stories firmly rooted in her native Italy, the power of her words and her understanding of human lives are universal....

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A Different Drummer

A Different Drummer

"Brilliant....The rare first novel that makes future ones seem both inevitable and exciting."—Kathryn Shulz, The New YorkerWhen Tucker...

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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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The Real All Americans

The Real All Americans

Sally Jenkins, bestselling co-author of It's Not About the Bike, revives a forgotten piece of history in The Real All Americans. In doing so, she has crafted a truly inspirational story about...

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Brodeck

Brodeck

A powerful and moving novel about the ravages war and the need to tell the truth, even in the face of adversity. After the close of a great war, a mysterious...

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Dictionary of Geological Terms

Dictionary of Geological Terms

From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:-accurate definitions without technical jargon-many word origins-hyphenation...

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The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs

The Peruvian guerilla leader Ezequiel is responsible for tens of thousands of fiendishly cruel murders, yet he consistently eludes capture. But in Agustn Rejas he has an indefatigable...

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The Rationalists

The Rationalists

Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was  philosophy's first step into the modern era. This  volume contains the essential statements...

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Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love

Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love

Each of Lara Vapnyar's six stories invites us into a world where food and love intersect, along with the overlapping pleasures and frustrations of Vapnyar's uniquely...

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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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Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen

In this richly detailed biography, Victoria Glendinning brings alive the great Anglo-Irish novelist whose literary achievements were equaled only by her unbounded...

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A Few of the Girls

A Few of the Girls

From Maeve Binchy’s earliest writings to the most recent, her work is filled with wisdom and common sense and also a sharp, often witty voice that is insightful and reaches out to her readers...

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A House Among the Trees

A House Among the Trees

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant—a...

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Hungry for the World

Hungry for the World

From the author of the critically acclaimed In the Wilderness, comes a riveting new narrative of self-discovery and personal triumph. Hungry for the World is the...

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A Life in Secrets

A Life in Secrets

From an award-winning journalist comes this real-life cloak-and-dagger tale of Vera Atkins, one of Britain’s premiere secret agents during World War II. As...

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Captives

Captives

In this path-breaking book Linda Colley reappraises the rise of the biggest empire in global history. Excavating the lives of some of the multitudes of Britons held captive in the...

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Wickett's Remedy

Wickett's Remedy

Lydia Kilkenny is eager to move beyond her South Boston childhood, and when she marries Henry Wickett, a shy Boston Brahmin who plans to become a doctor, her future seems...

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Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on...

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In Small Things Forgotten

In Small Things Forgotten

History is recorded in many ways. According to  author James Deetz, the past can be seen most fully  by studying the small things so often forgotten.  Objects such as doorways, gravestones, musical  instruments,...

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House Arrest and Piano

House Arrest and Piano

From the award-winning actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith, two teeming, pungent cross-sections of the American experience.In the provocative and at times bitterly funny play House Arrest,...

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Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youth

The latest novel from Orange Prize finalist Xiaolu Guo is the enchantingly comic story of a young Chinese woman's life as a film extra in hyper-modern, tumultuous Beijing.Though twenty-one-year-old...

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Posterity

Posterity

An elegantly designed, beautifully composed volume of personal letters from famous American men and women that celebrates the American Experience and illuminates the rich history of some of America’s...

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Juno & Juliet

Juno & Juliet

With this irresistibly fresh debut about a set of twins in their first year of college in Ireland, Julian Gough ("Roddy Doyle in an extremely good mood." —The...

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