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PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009

PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009

A collection of the twenty best contemporary short stories selected by series editor Laura Furman from hundreds of literary magazines, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009...

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Archy and Mehitabel

Archy and Mehitabel

This beloved illustrated classic tells the tale of Archy, a philosophical cockroach, and Mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life. Generations of readers have...

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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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Saturday

Saturday

In his triumphant new novel, Ian McEwan, the bestselling author of Atonement, follows an ordinary man through a Saturday whose high promise gradually turns...

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The Little Girls

The Little Girls

In 1914, three eleven-year-old girls buried a box in a thicket on the coast of England, shortly before World War I sent their lives on divergent paths. Nearly fifty years...

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Edison's Eve

Edison's Eve

During the eighteenth century, the inventor Jacques de Vaucanson created a mechanical duck that seemingly could digest and excrete its food. A few decades later, Europeans fell...

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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

Friends, Lovers, Chocolate

ISABEL DALHOUSIE - Book 2 Nothing captures the charm of Edinburgh like the bestselling Isabel Dalhousie series of novels featuring the insatiably curious philosopher and...

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Not My Daughter

Not My Daughter

A pregnancy pact between three teenaged girls puts their mothers' love to the ultimate test in this explosive new novel from Barbara Delinsky, “a first-rate storyteller who creates characters as familiar as your...

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Chance Developments

Chance Developments

From the bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes this splendid collection. Inspired by antique photographs, these five stunning short stories...

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Beirut Blues

Beirut Blues

With the acclaim won by her first two novels, Hanan al-Shaykh established herself as the Arab world's foremost woman writer. Beirut Blues, published to similar acclaim, further...

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Walk Through Darkness

Walk Through Darkness

When he learns that his pregnant wife has been spirited off to a distant city, William responds as any man might—he drops everything to pursue her. But as a fugitive slave in Antebellum...

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The Billion Dollar Game

The Billion Dollar Game

A fascinating portrait of the National Football League, the Super Bowl, and all the position players who come together to create the biggest cultural phenomenon in American sports. Think...

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When We Were Romans

When We Were Romans

When We Were Romans is a haunting psychological novel and another masterful work from the author of the prize–winning English Passengers.Nine-year-old...

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Wuhu Diary

Wuhu Diary

In 1994 an American writer named Emily Prager met her new daughter LuLu. All she knew about her was that the baby had been born in Wuhu, a city in southern China, and left near a police...

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The Shadow Factory

The Shadow Factory

James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation...

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Girl on the Leeside

Girl on the Leeside

A young, aspiring poet in a quiet Irish village thinks her life of books suits her perfectly until a charismatic newcomer from America broadens her horizons. Siobhan...

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Blue Shoes and Happiness

Blue Shoes and Happiness

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming...

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The Drowning House

The Drowning House

Mourning for her daughter and her crumbling marriage, photographer Clare Porterfield returns to her childhood home in Galveston, Texas, hoping to find distraction in mounting...

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Hey Harry, Hey Matilda

Hey Harry, Hey Matilda

Hey Harry, Hey Matilda is the story—told entirely in hilarious emails—of fraternal twins Harry and Matilda Goodman as they fumble into adulthood, telling lies...

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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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The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the...

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I Don't Know How She Does It

I Don't Know How She Does It

Delightfully smart and heartbreakingly poignant, Allison Pearson’s smash debut novel has exploded onto bestseller lists as “The national anthem for working mothers.” Hedge-fund...

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Beloved Emma

Beloved Emma

From her humble beginnings as the daughter of a countryside blacksmith, Emy Lyon went on to claim the undying love of naval hero Admiral Nelson, England’s most famous...

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Brothers

Brothers

A bestseller in China, Brothers is an epic and wildly unhinged black comedy of modern Chinese society running amok. Here is China as we've never seen it before, in a sweeping, Rabelaisian...

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